February 2012

BLS Spotlight on Statistics: The Recession of 20072009

Chart Data

Consumer Spending

 

Average annual expenditures of all consumer units, constant 2010 dollars, 1984–2010
Year Total Housing Trans-
portation
Personal insurance
and pensions
Food
at home
Healthcare Enter-
tainment
 Food 
away
from
home
Apparel
and
services
Cash
contri-
butions
All
other
expen-
ditures

1984

$46,119 $14,007 $9,033 $3,981 $4,134 $2,202 $2,214 $2,770 $2,768 $1,482 $3,528

1985

47,603 14,362 9,296 4,086 4,128 2,245 2,371 2,920 2,878 1,631 3,686

1986

47,483 14,508 9,633 4,232 3,965 2,258 2,286 2,895 2,678 1,484 3,543

1987

46,863 14,529 8,830 4,175 4,029 2,179 2,290 3,004 2,776 1,422 3,630

1988

47,725 14,892 9,388 4,145 3,937 2,393 2,450 2,971 2,745 1,277 3,528

1989

48,904 15,139 9,121 4,347 4,203 2,474 2,504 3,099 2,782 1,583 3,652

1990

47,350 14,520 8,542 4,324 4,146 2,469 2,372 3,021 2,699 1,361 3,894

1991

47,412 14,812 8,247 4,462 4,244 2,488 2,357 2,594 2,778 1,521 3,910

1992

46,387 14,729 8,125 4,274 4,108 2,540 2,331 2,535 2,658 1,489 3,598

1993

46,315 14,541 8,229 4,388 4,127 2,680 2,454 2,511 2,529 1,450 3,406

1994

46,688 14,870 8,893 4,323 3,990 2,582 2,306 2,498 2,419 1,413 3,394

1995

46,164 14,963 8,605 4,241 4,011 2,478 2,306 2,435 2,438 1,324 3,362

1996

46,970 14,936 8,870 4,253 3,997 2,460 2,549 2,534 2,435 1,306 3,631

1997

47,305 15,314 8,773 4,379 3,913 2,501 2,463 2,610 2,349 1,360 3,644

1998

47,538 15,669 8,851 4,523 3,719 2,546 2,336 2,716 2,239 1,484 3,455

1999

48,421 15,781 9,176 4,497 3,815 2,564 2,475 2,770 2,281 1,546 3,516

2000

48,176 15,599 9,392 4,261 3,825 2,616 2,359 2,706 2,350 1,509 3,557

2001

48,657 16,020 9,398 4,601 3,800 2,687 2,405 2,752 2,146 1,549 3,300

2002

49,304 16,100 9,405 4,726 3,756 2,848 2,520 2,759 2,120 1,548 3,522

2003

48,372 15,918 9,221 4,806 3,708 2,863 2,441 2,620 1,944 1,624 3,227

2004

50,093 16,066 9,005 5,567 3,864 2,971 2,560 2,810 2,096 1,625 3,528

2005

51,816 16,934 9,316 5,810 3,681 2,974 2,666 2,941 2,106 1,857 3,530

2006

52,349 17,702 9,202 5,700 3,696 2,992 2,570 2,914 2,027 2,022 3,524

2007

52,203 17,794 9,211 5,612 3,644 3,000 2,837 2,806 1,978 1,915 3,405

2008

51,132 17,328 8,714 5,677 3,792 3,014 2,871 2,732 1,824 1,759 3,419

2009

49,872 17,172 7,784 5,561 3,815 3,177 2,737 2,662 1,753 1,751 3,460

2010

48,109 16,557 7,677 5,373 3,624 3,157 2,504 2,505 1,700 1,633 3,379
Average annual expenditures of all consumer units, 1984–2010 (unadjusted dollars)
Year Total Housing Trans-
portation
Personal insurance
and pensions
Food
at home
Healthcare Enter-
tainment
 Food 
away
from
home
Apparel
and
services
Cash
contri-
butions
All
other
expen-
ditures

1984

$21,975 $6,674 $4,304 $1,897 $1,970 $1,049 $1,055 $1,320 $1,319 $706 $1,681

1985

23,490 7,087 4,587 2,016 2,037 1,108 1,170 1,441 1,420 805 1,819

1986

23,866 7,292 4,842 2,127 1,993 1,135 1,149 1,455 1,346 746 1,781

1987

24,414 7,569 4,600 2,175 2,099 1,135 1,193 1,565 1,446 741 1,891

1988

25,892 8,079 5,093 2,249 2,136 1,298 1,329 1,612 1,489 693 1,914

1989

27,810 8,609 5,187 2,472 2,390 1,407 1,424 1,762 1,582 900 2,077

1990

28,381 8,703 5,120 2,592 2,485 1,480 1,422 1,811 1,618 816 2,334

1991

29,614 9,252 5,151 2,787 2,651 1,554 1,472 1,620 1,735 950 2,442

1992

29,846 9,477 5,228 2,750 2,643 1,634 1,500 1,631 1,710 958 2,315

1993

30,692 9,636 5,453 2,908 2,735 1,776 1,626 1,664 1,676 961 2,257

1994

31,731 10,106 6,044 2,938 2,712 1,755 1,567 1,698 1,644 960 2,307

1995

32,264 10,458 6,014 2,964 2,803 1,732 1,612 1,702 1,704 925 2,350

1996

33,797 10,747 6,382 3,060 2,876 1,770 1,834 1,823 1,752 940 2,613

1997

34,819 11,272 6,457 3,223 2,880 1,841 1,813 1,921 1,729 1,001 2,682

1998

35,535 11,713 6,616 3,381 2,780 1,903 1,746 2,030 1,674 1,109 2,583

1999

36,995 12,057 7,011 3,436 2,915 1,959 1,891 2,116 1,743 1,181 2,686

2000

38,045 12,319 7,417 3,365 3,021 2,066 1,863 2,137 1,856 1,192 2,809

2001

39,518 13,011 7,633 3,737 3,086 2,182 1,953 2,235 1,743 1,258 2,680

2002

40,677 13,283 7,759 3,899 3,099 2,350 2,079 2,276 1,749 1,277 2,906

2003

40,817 13,432 7,781 4,055 3,129 2,416 2,060 2,211 1,640 1,370 2,723

2004

43,395 13,918 7,801 4,823 3,347 2,574 2,218 2,434 1,816 1,408 3,056

2005

46,409 15,167 8,344 5,204 3,297 2,664 2,388 2,634 1,886 1,663 3,162

2006

48,398 16,366 8,508 5,270 3,417 2,766 2,376 2,694 1,874 1,869 3,258

2007

49,638 16,920 8,758 5,336 3,465 2,853 2,698 2,668 1,881 1,821 3,238

2008

50,486 17,109 8,604 5,605 3,744 2,976 2,835 2,698 1,801 1,737 3,376

2009

49,067 16,895 7,658 5,471 3,753 3,126 2,693 2,619 1,725 1,723 3,404

2010

48,109 16,557 7,677 5,373 3,624 3,157 2,504 2,505 1,700 1,633 3,379

Source: Consumer Expenditure Survey | Chart

 

 

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