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Table 1 Household consumption rates in China vs. other countries (%)

From: Chinese household consumption: how much is enough?

  1970–1980 1981–1990 1991–2000 2001–2010
Low-income countries, LIC 80.3 80.8 81.3 79.7
Lower-middle-income countries, LMIC 69.0 69.6 71.0 70.3
Upper-middle-income countries, UMIC 62.8 60.7 62.3 59.4
High-income countries, HIC 57.2 56.5 56.8 55.8
China 59.5 51.0 45.6 38.9
  1. Source: calculations of relevant data as derived from the UN National Accounts Main Aggregates Database