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Consumer Expenditure Surveys

Section 6 - Appliances, Household Equipment, and Other Selected Items - Continued

Part B - Household Appliances and Other Selected Items

Small Household Appliances-

  1. - Small electrical kitchen appliances, including -
    blender   electric frying pan   mixer
    breadmaker   electric iron   pizza oven
    coffee grinder   electric knife   popcorn maker
    coffee maker   electric timer   rice cooker
    crockpot   electric wine chiller   sandwich grill
    deep fryer   electric wok   slow cooker
    electric barbecue   food processor   smoothie maker
    electric can opener   hot plate   toaster
    electric grill   ice cream maker   toaster oven
    electric fondue set   juicer   waffle iron
  1. - Electrical personal care appliances, including -
    curling iron   electric toothbrush   make-up mirror
  denture cleaner   facial sauna   massager
    electric hair trimmer   foot bath   waterpik
  electric razor   hair dryer
  digital scale   heating pad

  1. - Electric floor cleaning equipment, including -
    floor polisher/buffer   hand vacuum   rug shampooer
  vacuum cleaner
  1. - Other household appliances, including -
    air purifier   trash compactor   carbon monoxide detector
    water filters   smoke detector   home security device (burglar alarm) including console,
  water leak alarm         control modules, burglar alarm console, door and window transmitters
  1. - Sewing machines (with or without cabinet), including-
    knitting machines   quilting machines   sergers
  1. - GPS devices, calculators, and fax machines, including-
    copy machines   typewriters
  1. - Digital book readers or tablets, including -
    Kindle   Nook   iPad   Galaxy tablet
  1. - Computers, computer systems, or related hardware, including -
    CD/DVD drive   cables   home computers with or without monitors
    computer printers   fax modems   external hard drive
    keyboards   scanner   netbooks
    modems   memory   mouse
    monitors   laptops
  1. - Computer software, including computer games
  1. - Computer accessories, including -
    printer cartridges   mouse pads
  1. - Portable memory, such as flash drives, memory cards, and recordable discs and tapes, including -
    thumb drives   blank CDs/DVDs   SD card
  USB flash drive   memory stick
  1. - Video game hardware or accessories, including -
    Nintendo Wii   Gamecube   Nintendo DS
  Gameboy   Playstation   Xbox

      Do not include video games.

  1. - Telephones or accessories, including -
    answering machines   cordless telephones   cell phone covers
  phone jacks and cords   Apple Watch   Bluetooth accessories
  cell phones  headsets   chargers
  1. - Photographic equipment, including -
    camera   lens   projector
    battery pack for camera flash   filter   tripod
    electro flash   motor driven film advancer   strobe light (for photographs)
    enlarger   projection screen   winder
    digital camera

      Do not include film, film processing, or other photographic supplies.

  1. - Musical instruments, supplies, or accessories, including -
    brass instruments   any other musical accessories   strings for musical instruments
    carrying case   picks   trombone
    clarinet   reeds   trumpet
    drums   sheet music   valve oil
    music books   saxophone   woodwinds
    music stand   stringed instruments   rosin
    piano   guitar   keyboards

      Do not include repairs, music lessons, or band uniforms.

  1. - Lawn mowing machinery or other yard equipment, including -
    electric lawn trimmer   shovel   rake
    lawn mower   snow blower   wheelbarrow
    tiller   spreader   garden hose
   tractor (farm, garden, etc.)   weed digger   edger

Tools for home use

  1. - Power tools, including -
    cordless drill   electric plane   lathe
    electric drill   electric polisher   router
    electric saw   electric swimming pool cleaning equipment   sander
    cordless circular saw   air compressor   trouble light
  1. - Non-power tools, including -
    axe   sockets   saw
    caulking gun   level   screwdriver
    hammer   plane   wrench

Heating and Cooling Equipment

  1. - Window air conditioners
  2. - Portable cooling or heating equipment, including -
    fan   humidifier   space heater    dehumidifier

TVs, radios, video and sound equipment including in vehicles

  1. - Televisions, all types including those installed in vehicles, including -
    HD TV   3-D TV    TVs in cars    combo TV/DVD players
  1. - DVD players, VCRs, DVRs, or video cameras, including -
    Blu-ray disc player   video laser disc player
    video cassette recorder/player   video tape recorder/player
    combination VCR/DVD player   digital TV converter box
    high definition disc player   TiVo unit
  1. - Satellite dishes, receivers, or accessories
  1. - Handheld personal music players, including -
    iPod   personal mp3 players
  1. - Stereos, radios, speakers, and sound components, including those installed in vehicles, including-
    car stereo   CB radio   mixer    speakers    stereo
    amplifier    clock radio   receiver   turntable   walkie talkie
    equalizer    compact disc players    short-wave radio   stereo system   tuner
    satellite radio   audio cassette players/recorders
  1. - Other sound or video equipment including accessories, including -
    adapter for sound equipment   battery packs   microphone
    antenna (TV, radio, etc.)   base station CB antenna   headset
    power converter   earphones/headphones   power booster

Sports, recreation, and exercise equipment

  1. - General sports equipment, including -
    badminton set   football   soccer ball
    other sports protective equipment   Frisbee   golf bag
    baseball bat   golf clubs   sports uniform
    baseball glove   karate equipment   tennis racket
    basketball   lawn games   volleyball
    table tennis equipment   racquetball   skateboard   
    bowling ball   basketball hoop   racquetball racket   
    helmets   Fitbit   pads   
    boxing equipment   roller blades   

      Do not include specialized athletic shoes such as for football, baseball, soccer, biking, and bowling.

  1. - Health and exercise equipment, including -
    exercycle   trampoline   weight bench
    exercise mat   treadmill   pedometer
    rowing machine   weights   home gym
  1. - Camping equipment, including -
    air mattress   canteen   portable heater
    camping cookware   kerosene lantern   sleeping bag
    camping stove   frame packs and other camping packs   sleeping pad
    tent    screenhouse
  1. - Hunting and fishing equipment, including all guns, including -
    ammunition   scopes   rifle
    bow and arrow   BB/pellet gun   shotgun
    knife   fishing rod and tackle   crossbow
    handgun   fishing lures
  1. - Winter sports equipment, including -
    ice boat   ski poles   snow skis   snowboard
    ice skates   sled   toboggan   snowboard equipment
    ski boots   sledding equipment
  1. - Water sports equipment, including -
    diving equipment   water skis   water ski vest
    raft   life jacket   wind/paddle board
    surf board   snorkel   wake board
    skim board   boogie board
  1. - Outboard motors
  1. - Bicycles or bicycle equipment, including -
    bicycle helmets   rack   tires
    bicycle parts   stand   tubes
    locks   supplies   bike pump
  1. - Tricycles or battery powered riders, including -
    Big Wheels
  1. - Playground equipment, including -
    portable swimming pool   swing set   sand box   gym set
  1. - Other sports or recreation equipment, including -
    telescope    paintball equipment   metal detector

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Last Modified Date: April 7,2016