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Table 3-15: Personal Expenditures by Category (Current $ millions)

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  1960 1965 1970 1975 1980 1985 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 (R) 2011 (R) 2012 (R) 2013
Total expenditures 331,578 443,582 (R) 647,688 1,032,755 1,754,616 2,722,674 3,825,630 3,960,151 4,215,654 4,471,002 4,741,018 4,984,178 5,268,071 5,560,720 5,903,033 (R) 6,307,022 (R) 6,792,396 (R) 7,103,104 (R) 7,384,053 (R) 7,765,529 (R) 8,260,018 (R) 8,794,112 (R) 9,303,992 (R) 9,750,505 (R) 10,013,648 (R) 9,846,968 (R) 10,202,191 10,689,299 11,083,146 11,484,344
Transportation (R) 40,765 56,529 76,503 124,390 226,486 357,415 442,931 418,274 451,285 485,332 528,231 554,064 598,935 641,818 668,623 729,012 795,384 810,479 813,118 845,959 899,248 960,770 992,931 1,032,709 1,009,672 866,981 942,141 1,051,989 1,103,616 1,132,049
Transportation as a percent of total expenditures (R) 12.3 12.7 (R) 11.8 12.0 12.9 13.1 11.6 10.6 10.7 10.9 11.1 11.1 11.4 11.5 11.3 11.6 11.7 11.4 11.0 10.9 10.9 10.9 10.7 10.6 10.1 8.8 9.2 9.8 10.0 9.9
Food and beverage 83,041 101,623 145,130 225,387 360,888 477,253 653,911 676,347 690,778 711,879 740,407 759,884 788,437 818,204 849,273 895,860 949,361 983,666 1,011,363 1,061,478 1,129,028 1,198,859 1,266,512 1,332,965 1,385,350 1,370,292 1,406,610 1,478,650 1,539,876 1,586,836
Clothing and footwear 29,263 36,483 49,945 71,433 108,834 154,309 206,534 210,116 223,024 231,122 240,071 244,705 253,501 262,012 273,082 287,190 297,541 294,642 295,168 301,463 313,499 326,573 336,346 339,727 335,351 321,609 335,798 354,577 369,629 377,012
Communication 5,206 7,535 11,606 19,955 31,796 53,104 70,093 73,870 81,142 85,767 93,263 98,942 108,317 120,106 129,493 142,299 158,255 164,926 168,929 174,388 181,116 186,989 201,197 216,417 230,693 230,566 239,591 253,713 267,434 283,138
Final consumption expenditures of nonprofit institutions serving  households 5,059 6,962 10,474 17,013 30,033 47,907 75,861 80,127 87,934 90,065 97,762 102,328 110,044 105,588 123,807 138,229 158,041 179,082 198,342 205,512 206,372 210,268 239,185 248,780 282,144 276,017 275,350 274,999 288,451 305,642
Health (R) 20,363 (R) 31,977 (R) 56,849 (R) 102,717 (R) 195,473 (R) 345,323 583,724 638,374 700,443 741,681 779,896 826,007 868,312 919,880 979,651 1,033,334 1,109,593 1,209,403 1,317,080 1,411,308 1,516,184 1,614,016 1,717,339 1,826,826 1,914,173 2,000,918 2,080,439 2,176,927 2,285,727 2,372,144
Household operationa 26,179 34,706 46,617 67,805 110,737 155,993 200,559 199,109 209,398 221,891 238,616 251,692 263,723 277,270 297,117 320,243 343,425 352,401 365,295 380,368 407,131 431,153 449,921 453,747 442,035 409,812 417,317 435,204 451,838 468,241
Housing, utilities, and fuels 60,525 80,999 113,786 184,843 327,662 513,937 709,299 747,525 783,255 827,304 876,082 926,675 976,690 1,023,056 1,077,040 1,135,488 1,214,463 1,302,994 1,347,872 1,411,554 1,488,439 1,605,961 1,706,098 1,783,810 1,869,894 1,905,264 1,935,142 1,989,006 2,035,840 2,112,898
Financial services and insurance 13,551 19,395 31,073 54,018 95,609 188,094 247,390 266,788 295,090 332,586 346,875 366,379 392,349 429,244 467,277 509,124 566,284 552,822 562,584 588,472 635,347 689,633 724,208 768,491 771,483 718,956 763,238 795,799 788,443 826,722
Recreation 19,711 28,891 47,017 77,053 127,440 207,163 314,746 326,272 346,841 378,423 413,996 449,768 481,538 509,502 544,345 589,943 633,684 646,979 669,335 704,293 758,713 804,574 854,114 893,841 899,644 861,781 888,288 922,797 964,226 1,005,984
Education 3,360 5,465 9,914 15,886 25,443 41,172 65,958 70,561 76,442 81,086 86,364 92,304 99,626 107,120 115,244 123,931 134,291 143,615 149,527 159,516 168,997 180,507 193,072 205,998 218,374 229,051 244,931 256,286 265,239 277,449
Foreign travel, net 2,121 2,858 4,514 4,445 3,540 7,742 -7,673 -15,219 -20,033 -20,674 -17,417 -21,291 -24,235 -21,481 -15,646 -(R) 26,984 -(R) 26,424 -(R) 15,804 -(R) 11,366 -(R) 5,303 -(R) 3,120 -(R) 4,730 -(R) 1,464 -(R) 10,411 -(R) 18,139 -(R) 16,989 -(R) 27,298 -33,725 -32,426 -40,625
Other 22,433 30,157 44,263 67,808 110,675 173,267 262,297 268,009 290,055 304,538 316,871 332,720 350,833 368,398 393,721 429,352 458,494 477,902 496,803 526,520 559,063 589,540 624,534 657,603 672,973 672,713 700,646 733,078 755,249 776,856
Disposable Personal Income (DPI) 376,500 513,200 761,500 1,219,300 2,018,000 3,098,500 4,311,800 4,484,500 4,800,300 5,000,200 5,244,200 5,532,600 5,829,900 6,148,900 6,561,300 6,876,300 7,400,500 7,752,300 8,099,200 (R) 8,485,800 (R) 9,002,300 (R) 9,400,800 (R) 10,036,900 (R) 10,507,000 (R) 10,994,400 (R) 10,942,500 (R) 11,237,900 11,801,400 12,384,000 12,505,100
Transportation as a percent of DPI (R) 10.8 11.0 10.0 10.2 11.2 11.5 10.3 9.3 9.4 9.7 10.1 10.0 10.3 10.4 10.2 10.6 10.7 10.5 10.0 10.0 10.0 10.2 9.9 9.8 9.2 7.9 8.4 8.9 8.9 9.1

KEY: R = revised.

a Includes furnishings, household equipment, and routine household maintenance.

NOTES

Numbers may not add to totals due to rounding.

The categories have been revised due to the Comprehensive Benchmark revision by the source in 2010, thus this table is not comparable to the 2009 and earlier editions.

SOURCES

DPI:

U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of Economic Analysis, National Income and Product Accounts Tables, table 2.1, available at http://www.bea.gov/national/nipaweb/SelectTable.asp?Selected=N#S2 as of Spet. 29, 2014.

All except DPI:

Ibid., National Income and Product Accounts Tables, table 2.3.5u, available at http://www.bea.gov/national/nipaweb/nipa_underlying/SelectTable.asp as of Spet. 29, 2014.