Average back-to-school spending in the United States from 2004 to 2017 (in U.S. dollars)

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This statistic depicts average back-to-school spending in the United States from 2004 to 2017. In 2017, the planned back-to-school expenditure among U.S. consumers amounted to about 687.72 U.S. dollars on average.
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Release date
July 2017
United States
Survey time period
June 30 to July 5, 2017*
Number of respondents
7,226 respondents
Method of interview
Online survey
Supplementary notes
* Date and study characteristics apply to the 2017 survey. Data for previous years have been conducted among equally large samples.

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