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Economic Definition of average propensity to save. Defined.

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Term average propensity to save Definition: The proportion of income, usually measured as disposal income or national income, used for household saving. It is found by dividing saving by income. The average propensity to save, abbreviated APS, is most relevant for discussions of Keynesian economics. The average propensity to save is the average amount of total household income that is devoted to saving and NOT used for consumption expenditures.


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