Social spending includes Entertainment which itself grew 5% (or by €11 million) over August. However taken over the year, Social spend was up 39% as of September this year.
And at €411.4 million, September’s Restaurant spend represents a 41% increase when compared to September 2020.
According to the Central Bank, “Total card spending, including ATM withdrawals, fell 3% or €210 million in September 2021 compared to the previous month.
“Latest daily data to 24 October shows total spending decreased slightly over the month, with the average daily spend 2% lower than the same period in September.”