Average costs of raising a child in the U.S. in 2013 by category

This statistic shows the average costs of raising a child from birth to age 18 for a middle-income, two-child, two-parent family in the U.S. in 2013. Nearly 45,000 U.S. dollars have to be paid per child for child care and education. The total costs of raising a child in 2013 amount to about 245,340 U.S. dollars.

Average costs of raising a child from birth to age 18 in the United States in 2013 by category

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Release date

September 2014

Region

United States

Survey time period

2013

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