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Consumer Expenditure Surveys

Consumption Research Homepage

Consumption Research

BLS and outside sources have published numerous research papers and reports that relate to consumption measurement; we limit citations to those published between 2003 and 2022. This page also provides information on BLS past and upcoming presentations. Reference the resources at the bottom of this page to learn more about consumption research.

BLS Research

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Papers and Publications

Outside Research

Data Sources

Reports With Reference To Household Consumption Measurement


Last Modified Date: December 27, 2022


Distribution of U.S. Personal Consumption Expenditures Using Consumer Expenditure Surveys Data: Methods and Supplementary Results

Distribution of Personal Consumption Expenditures

Distribution of Personal Consumption Expenditures