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Top 5 Household Unemployment Growth Markets to 2030

by April 1st, 2017

Euromonitor International has identified the top five markets globally by the fastest growth in unemployed household heads to 2030. They are Qatar, Pakistan, Cameroon, Bahrain and Hong Kong. Unemployment affects these countries to various degrees, with wide-ranging impacts on consumption and earning capability. Factors like population growth, large rural markets, political instability, industry automation, and […]

Households in 2030: Rise of the Singletons

by March 20th, 2017

Single-person households will become a major consumption group Households populated by one person are skyrocketing around the world. Over 2016–2030, single-person households will see faster growth than any other household type globally, with around 120 million new single person homes to be added over the period. This demographic is being driven by younger singles exchanging […]

Top 3 Mortgage Growth Markets in 2017: Egypt, Algeria and Nigeria

by March 15th, 2017

Euromonitor International has identified the top three markets globally in 2017 by fastest growth in mortgaged households. They are Egypt, Algeria and Nigeria. Emerging markets dominate the rankings of the fastest growing mortgage markets, with the top 19 growth countries all developing economies. In particular, the Africa and Middle East regions are home finance hotspots, as […]

Nigeria Households: Rapid Urbanisation Drives Single-Person Homes

by March 12th, 2017

Nigerian households are experiencing some of the fastest urbanisation rates in the world, as workers are flocking to expanding first- and second-tier cities across the country. This is creating a large and growing number of single-person households, largely inhabited by males. However, many Nigerian homes are also extremely crowded, as large families squeeze into small […]

The Future Consumer: Households in 2030

by March 1st, 2017

Households are changing rapidly in terms of size, location and demographics. Euromonitor International explores the global household outlook as technology, urbanisation and economics reshape the behavioural patterns of inhabitants and create new channels of access to consumers. This strategy briefing pinpoints the primary trends affecting households to 2030 and their impact on consumption, both in […]

Most Read on Passport Consumers in 2016

by December 26th, 2016

In economic terms, the year has been defined by uncertainty, and consumers have reacted to this by reducing expenditure – with growth in global consumer expenditure slowing to 2.4% in real terms – the lowest rate of growth since the financial crisis. We’re seeing consumers reassess their priorities and increasingly asking themselves what they truly […]

Black Friday and Cyber Monday: Tech-Savvy Households Embrace Durables Discounts

by November 28th, 2016

The US tradition of post-Thanksgiving shopping, named Black Friday to mark the day when retailers move from the red into the black, has caught on rapidly across the world. From South Africa to Singapore, households are embracing the promise of discounts on big-ticket items. The rise in broadband access, smart-phone social media and globalisation of […]