More people are saving more to pay for education.
What they are spending it on precisely is not revealed by this survey. At a guess the money is partly for tuition fees, partly for living expenses for the increasing numbers going on to higher education and partly because more people are resorting to private tutoring. According to a previous survey, one in four children at state schools has tutoring at one point or another. There is also the apparently rapid growth of fee-paying faith schools which may not be captured by the usual statistics on private schooling.