Average annual expenditures of all consumer units in the United States in 2017, by type (in U.S. dollars)

Average annual consumer spending in the U.S. 2017, by type This statistic shows the average annual expenditures of consumer units in the United States in 2017. In 2017, the average U.S. consumer unit spent about 7,729 U.S. dollars on food. The total average U.S. consumer spending amounted to 60,060 U.S. dollars.
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Spending in U.S. dollars
Housing19,884
Transportation9,576
Food7,729
Personal insurance and pensions6,771
Health care4,928
Entertainment3,203
All other expenditures2,010
Cash contributions1,873
Apparel and services1,833
Spending in U.S. dollars
Housing19,884
Transportation9,576
Food7,729
Personal insurance and pensions6,771
Health care4,928
Entertainment3,203
All other expenditures2,010
Cash contributions1,873
Apparel and services1,833
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This statistic shows the average annual expenditures of consumer units in the United States in 2017. In 2017, the average U.S. consumer unit spent about 7,729 U.S. dollars on food. The total average U.S. consumer spending amounted to 60,060 U.S. dollars.
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Release date
September 2018
Region
United States
Survey time period
2017
Supplementary notes
Consumer units include families, single persons living alone or sharing a household with others but who are financially independent, or two or more persons living together who share expenses.

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