Consumer Expenditure Survey, 2004-2005

Contents

Page

Introduction (PDF 138K)

1-2, 4-5

Summary of data tables (PDF 70K)

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Consumer Expenditure Survey compared with Personal Consumption Expenditures (PDF 175K)

6-11

Consumer Expenditure Survey comparisons with National Health Expenditures and the Current
Population Survey (PDF 118K)


12-14

Changes to the 2004 and 2005 Consumer Expenditure Survey published tables and
selected highlights (PDF 74K)


15-16

Interpreting the data (PDF 69K)

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Text tables:

  1. Average annual expenditures of all consumer units and percent changes, CE 20032005
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  1. Component shares of total annual expenditures, CE 20022005
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  1. Comparison of 20022005 Aggregate Consumer Expenditures vs. Personal Consumption
    Expenditures Based on 2002 PCE Benchmark ($ millions)

8-10
  1. Summary Comparison of Aggregate Consumer Expenditures vs. Personal Consumption
    Expenditures for 20022005 ($ millions)

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  1. Comparison of Aggregate Expenditures for Health Care: Consumer Expenditure Survey
    and National Health Expenditures program, 20022005

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  1. Comparison of Money Income Before Taxes: Consumer Expenditure Survey and
    Current Population Survey (CPS), 20032005

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Appendixes:

    A. Glossary (PDF 131K)
18-23
    B. Integration and Survey Methods (PDF 119K)
24-29
       Table B-1.Analysis of response in the CE Interview Survey, 2004 and 2005
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       Table B-2.Analysis of response in the Diary Survey, 2004 and 2005
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    C. Survey source of data for integrated tables (PDF 165K)
30-37
    D. Consumer Expenditure Survey resources (PDF 109K)
38-39
       Monthly Labor Review articles
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       Bulletins and Reports
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       Other Resources
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          Microdata files on CD-ROM
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          Online tables via the Internet
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Reference tables:

 Selected characteristics and annual expenditures, 2005, by:
  1. Quintiles of income before taxes (PDF 20K)
  2. Income before taxes (PDF 24K)
  3. Higher income before taxes (PDF 22K)
  4. Age of reference person (PDF 23K)
  5. Size of consumer unit (PDF 21K)
  6. Composition of consumer unit (PDF 24K)
  7. Number of earners (PDF 21K)
  8. Housing tenure and type of area (PDF 22K)
  9. Race of reference person (PDF 19K)
  10. Hispanic or Latino origin of reference person (PDF 18K)
  11. Region (PDF 19K)
  12. Occupation (PDF 24K)
  13. Education (PDF 24K)
Selected characteristics and annual expenditures, 2004, by:
  1. Quintiles of income before taxes (PDF 20K)
  2. Income before taxes (PDF 24K)
  3. Higher income before taxes (PDF 22K)
  4. Age of reference person (PDF 23K)
  5. Size of consumer unit (PDF 21K)
  6. Composition of consumer unit (PDF 24K)
  7. Number of earners (PDF 21K)
  8. Housing tenure and type of area (PDF 22K)
  9. Race of reference person (PDF 21K)
  10. Hispanic or Latino origin of reference person (PDF 18K)
  11. Region (PDF 19K)
  12. Occupation (PDF 25K)
  13. Education (PDF 25K)
Selected Metropolitan Statistical Areas, 2004-2005
  1. Northeast (PDF 11K)
  2. Midwest (PDF 11K)
  3. South (PDF 10K)
  4. West (PDF 12K)
Selected characteristics and annual expenditures, 2004-2005, cross-tabulated by:
 Age of reference person and income before taxes:
  1. Age under 25 (PDF 24K)
  2. Age 2534 (PDF 25K)
  3. Age 3544 (PDF 26K)
  4. Age 4554 (PDF 25K)
  5. Age 5564 (PDF 25K)
  6. Age 65 and older (PDF 25K)
 Region of residence and income before taxes:
  1. Northeast (PDF 24K)
  2. Midwest (PDF 26K)
  3. South (PDF 24K)
  4. West (PDF 25K)
 Size of consumer unit and income before taxes:
  1. One person (PDF 24K)
  2. Two or more persons (PDF 24K)
  3. Two persons (PDF 24K)
  4. Three persons (PDF 26K)
  5. Four persons (PDF 25K)
  6. Five or more persons (PDF 25K)
Selected characteristics and annual expenditures of single consumer units, 2004-2005, cross-tabulated by:
 Sex and age of reference person:
  1. Single men (PDF 22K)
  2. Single women (PDF 22K)
 Sex and income before taxes:
  1. Single men (PDF 25K)
  2. Single women (PDF 23K)
Shares of average annual expenditures, 2005, by:
  1. Quintiles of income before taxes (PDF 17K)
  2. Income before taxes (PDF 21K)
  3. Higher income before taxes (PDF 18K)
  4. Age of reference person (PDF 18K)
  5. Size of consumer unit (PDF 17K)
  6. Composition of consumer unit (PDF 19K)
  7. Number of earners (PDF 18K)
  8. Housing tenure and type of area (PDF 18K)
  9. Race of reference person (PDF 15K)
  10. Hispanic or Latino origin of reference person (PDF 17K)
  11. Region (PDF 15K)
  12. Occupation (PDF 20K)
  13. Education (PDF 19K)
Aggregate expenditure shares, 2005, by:
  1. Quintiles of income before taxes (PDF 19K)
  2. Income before taxes (PDF 22K)
  3. Higher income before taxes (PDF 20K)
  4. Age of reference person (PDF 20K)
  5. Size of consumer unit (PDF 19K)
  6. Composition of consumer unit (PDF 22K)
  7. Number of earners (PDF 20K)
  8. Housing tenure and type of area (PDF 22K)
  9. Race of reference person (PDF 19K)
  10. Hispanic or Latino origin of reference person (PDF 17K)
  11. Region (PDF 16K)
  12. Occupation (PDF 22K)
  13. Education (PDF 22K)

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