Purchasing Power
for Cyprus

Purchasing Power
for Cyprus

Purchasing Power describes the disposable income of populated areas across Cyprus. It is a key indicator for sound location and sales territory planning.

Purchasing Power

Purchasing Power for Cyprus

This Purchasing Power data product describes the disposable income of households (before taxes) in populated areas within Cyprus and an extensive range of other countries. It is an important indicator of consumer potential and a key planning tool for optimising market location and understanding sales territories. This product allows you to explore regional markets with increased precision. Consistent and comparable data, with seamless transitions across borders, make this product ideal for international projects.

Purchasing Power for Cyprus can be purchased on its own or bundled with GIS polygon data for administrative regions, postcodes and small areas. This effective combination will allow you to perform enlightening analysis supported by stunning visualisations.

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Flag of CyprusCyprus – Consolidated 2-digit Postcodes

Number of Regions
Avg Population / Region
An island in the eastern Mediterranean, the Republic of Cyprus is situated south of Turkey and southeast of Greece. It is the third largest island in the Mediterranean, with the city of Nicosia as the capital.
Cyprus has been divided since 1974, and was effectively partitioned, with the northern third run by a Turkish Cypriot government and the southern two-thirds run by the internationally recognised Greek Cypriot government. Resolution has not been forthcoming and UN troops still patrol the green line dividing the island.
Cyprus is a presidential republic, divided into six districts and the United Nations recognises the sovereignty of the republic over the entire island. It has a largely urban population, and notably suffers from chronic water shortages.
The service industry, notably tourism, shipping and finance, constitutes around 80% of the Cypriot economy There is some industrial production such as light chemicals, textiles and food processing, as well as a small amount of agricultural activity. Cyprus prides itself on educational investment and the government has the third highest per capita spend on children’s education in the world.
The rich cultural influences of Cyprus’ heritage are apparent in its cuisine, music and literature. Across the island there is a lively music and arts scene.
Cyprus is a member of the United Nations and the European Union.

Product details

Purchasing Power for Cyprus
Administrative Postcode Small Area
Region Type Dimoi Koinotites Consolidated 2-digit Postcodes
Number of Regions 615 44
Average Population/Region 1,400 20,000
Additional data variables available (described below):
Retail Spend1
Retail Turnover12
Retail Centrality123
Consumer Spend by Product Groups1

1 Includes population data
2 Only administrative municipalities with 10,000 and more inhabitants
3 Includes retail spend and retail turnover

Additional variables

Please see the table above for availability of the following additional variables.

Retail spend

Retail spend refers to the potential share for retailers of the purchasing power of households within a given populated area. It is calculated as general purchasing power, less fixed expenditure. High quality, proven retail spend data is available on a municipality, postcode and small area basis.

Retail turnover

Retail turnover refers to the turnover of local retail trade. In contrast to purchasing power and retail spend, retail turnover quantifies purchases at the consumers’ place of expenditure. High quality, proven retail turnover is available on a municipality, postcode and small area basis.

Retail centrality index

The retail centrality index describes the capacity of a given area to attach the retail spend of its own population, as well as incoming shoppers from other areas, to the local retail trade. Cities with a high ‘shopping appeal’ have a centrality index of over 100. This is because they attract more shoppers and retail spend from surrounding areas than they emit in return. The retail centrality index is available at municipality and postcode code level.

Consumer spend by product groups

Consumer spend by product group quantifies the expenditure by consumers on specific groups of goods or services.

Whilst purchasing power is the most commonly used indicator for a region’s potential, it is not necessarily the most appropriate planning tool for all goods and services, as for some, patterns of consumer behaviour do not relate exclusively to disposable income. In order to respond to the nuances of the market, the general purchasing power values have been enhanced and recalculated based on consumer spend for twenty product categories.

Product categories include: food and non-alcoholic beverages; alcoholic beverages, tobacco, clothing, footwear, furniture & furnishings (carpets and other floor coverings), household textiles, household appliances, glassware (inc. tableware & household utensils), tools and equipment for house and garden, routine household maintenance, medical products, appliances and equipment, consumer electronics (inc. photographic and IT equipment), durables for recreation and culture, toys and games (inc. hobby, sport, garden, pets), recreational and cultural services, newspapers (inc. books and stationery), catering services, personal care and jewellery (inc. clocks, watches and other personal effects).

Looking beyond Cyprus? Purchasing Power data is available for a wide range of countries…

Data formats & delivery

Purchasing Power for Cyprus is available in many popular GIS formats, including:

  • Esri Shapefile
  • Esri File GeoDatabase
  • MapInfo TAB (Extended)

All data products are delivered using our secure data delivery platform, Europa Data Vault.

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