Breakdown of U.S. back to school expenditure by category 2023

Share of back-to-school spending in the United States in 2023, by product category

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United States

Survey time period

May 26 to June 1, 2023

Number of respondents

1,212 respondents

Special properties

Parent who had at least one child attending school in grades K - 12 this fall

Supplementary notes

The source adds the following information: "Tech products include computers and hardware, electronic gadgets, digital subscriptions, and voice/data plans; Other includes COVID-19–related items like sanitizers, face masks, and furniture for home (desks, chairs, etc.)."

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The source states that all figures are estimates based on annual consumer survey projections and revised U.S. current population surveys.

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