In the third quarter of 2008, the seasonally adjusted gross saving rate of households was 14.4% in the euro area. It was 14.0% in the second quarter of 2008. In the EU as a whole, the household saving rate was 10.7% in the third quarter of 2008, compared with 10.6% in the second quarter of 2008.
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