Consumption may refer to:

  • Consumption (economics)
  • Consumption function, an economic formula
  • Use of final goods from a consumer until disposal
  • Consumption (sociology)
  • Consumption (disease), an archaic name for pulmonary tuberculosis
  • Ingestion of food and drink

Other articles related to "consumption":

Buddhist Economics - Other Beliefs
... Economists do not believe in measuring the standard of living by the amount of consumption because according to them, obtaining maximum well being as a ... Thus, they feel that the concept of being 'better off' because of greater levels of consumption is not a true measure of happiness ... Therefore, production and consumption become complimentary to each other ...
Buddhist Economics - The Middle Way of Living
... The concept of the "Middle Way" says that time should be divided between working towards consumption and meditation and the optimal allocation between ... In economic terms this means “the marginal productivity of labour utilized in producing consumption goods is equal to the marginal effectiveness of the meditation involved in economizing on consumption without ...
Energy In Colombia - Electricity Supply and Demand - Demand
... In 2005, total electricity consumption was 48.8 TWh, which corresponds to an average energy consumption per capita of 828 kW·h per year ... Consumption per sector is divided as follows Residential 42.2% Industrial 31.8% Commercial 18% Official 3.8% Other uses 4.3% Demand is growing by approximately 4 percent annually ...

Famous quotes containing the word consumption:

    The Landlord is a gentleman ... who does not earn his wealth. He has a host of agents and clerks that receive for him. He does not even take the trouble to spend his wealth. He has a host of people around him to do the actual spending. He never sees it until he comes to enjoy it. His sole function, his chief pride, is the stately consumption of wealth produced by others.
    David Lloyd George (1863–1945)

    Books constitute capital. A library book lasts as long as a house, for hundreds of years. It is not, then, an article of mere consumption but fairly of capital, and often in the case of professional men, setting out in life, it is their only capital.
    Thomas Jefferson (1743–1826)

    What happens is that, as with drugs, he needs a stronger shot each time, and women are just women. The consumption of one woman is the consumption of all. You can’t double the dose.
    Ian Fleming (1908–1964)