The vast majority of households (86%) owned at least one automobile, according to the statistics bureau. Among these residents, the average fuel bill for the year was €1,440, or about 2% of the household’s total budget.
But the cost of petrol was a heavier burden for Luxembourg’s less well off. For households in the lowest 20% income bracket, fuel represented 2.8% of their total budget in 2017. For the top 20%, the figure was 1.2%.