Spanish households spend €62 per year on bottled water

Spanish households spend €62 per year on bottled water

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SPANIARDS spend an average of €62 per year on bottled water.

According to a study presented by AIS Group and the Sustainability Observatory, together with Esri España for the Day of Water in Data, people in Spain spend around €62 per year on bottled water.

Although it is not a huge expenditure as part of a family budget, representing on average just 0.10 per cent of their spending, the data is useful for studying the quality of water in Spain.

As not much is spend on water in Spain, this shows that the quality of tap water in Spain is quite good.

The average spent on water has hardly varied between 2015 and 2019 according to the study, which was published by Inforetail.

The provinces where most is spent per year on average in Spain, with between €120 and €140 per year, are Tenerife, Las Palmas and the Balearic Islands.

At the other end of the scale are the provinces in the Basque Country (Vizcaya, Guipuzcoa and Alava), where the average is only around €20 per year per household, followed by Madrid, with just over €30, Soria at €31.7 and Navarra, with €34.

Families in Lleida and Murcia spend around €90 per year, while Girona residents spend around €77. Zaragoza and Huesca are close to the national average with €68 and €67 respectively.

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Jennifer Leighfield, born in Salisbury, UK; resident in Malaga, Spain since 1989. Degree in Translation and Interpreting in Spanish, French and English from Malaga University (2005), specialising in Crime, Forensic Medicine and Genetics. Published translations include three books by Richard Handscombe. Worked with Euro Weekly News since November 2006. Well-travelled throughout Spain and the rest of the world, fan of Harry Potter and most things ‘geek’.