Table 3-12: Personal Expenditures by Category

Table 3-12: 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 R1999 R2000
Total expenditures R332,300 R444,300 R648,900 R1,030,300 R1,762,900 R2,712,600 R3,831,500 R3,971,200 R4,209,700 R4,454,700 R4,716,400 R4,969,000 5,237,500 R5,529,300 R5,856,000 6,250,200 6,728,400
Transportation 42,900 59,100 81,100 130,200 238,400 372,800 R455,400 R428,100 R460,100 R494,900 R532,100 R560,300 594,600 R626,700 R649,900 711,600 784,900
Transportation as a % of total 12.9 13.3 12.5 R12.6 13.5 R13.7 R11.9 R10.8 R10.9 R11.1 R11.3 R11.3 11.4 11.3 11.1 11.4 11.7
Food and tobacco 89,200 108,800 154,600 R238,300 R376,800 R498,500 R677,900 R700,000 R717,300 R742,800 R773,600 R802,500 834,100 R862,000 R906,900 965,500 1,029,500
Clothing, accessories, and jewelry 32,700 41,400 57,600 85,600 132,300 188,300 R261,700 R263,700 R280,900 R294,000 R307,200 R317,300 333,300 R348,000 R367,200 391,000 416,200
Personal care 5,600 8,100 R11,500 R16,100 R25,500 R37,600 R53,700 R54,900 R58,000 R60,100 R63,300 R67,400 71,600 76,100 R79,900 84,400 90,400
Housing 48,200 65,400 94,000 147,000 R255,100 R406,800 R585,600 R616,000 R641,300 R666,500 R704,700 R740,800 772,500 R810,500 R859,700 909,000 958,800
Household operation 46,700 62,100 R85,000 R136,000 R233,800 R344,000 R433,600 R444,300 R463,600 R497,200 R528,200 R555,000 589,200 R617,800 R642,900 676,500 727,400
Medical care 22,100 34,100 60,000 R107,700 R206,500 R367,400 R619,700 R675,000 R741,500 R794,600 R838,100 R888,600 932,300 R984,400 R1,041,700 1,100,500 1,173,900
Personal business 14,600 R20,700 R32,600 R54,000 R103,600 R188,100 R284,700 R316,700 R342,600 R365,900 R381,600 R406,800 435,100 R489,000 R529,800 577,300 638,900
Recreation 18,500 R26,900 43,100 70,500 R116,700 R187,600 R284,900 R295,300 R313,800 R340,100 R368,700 R401,600 429,600 R456,600 R489,100 527,900 574,200
Education and research R4,400 R7,000 R12,700 R20,600 R33,500 R53,800 R83,700 R89,200 R96,000 R101,200 R107,200 R114,500 122,300 R130,500 R140,200 149,500 159,900
Religious and welfare activities 5,300 R7,800 R12,200 R19,800 R37,200 R60,400 R97,100 R101,800 R112,400 R116,600 R127,900 R134,900 146,800 R149,500 R163,900 173,000 190,300
Foreign travel and other, net 2,100 2,900 4,500 4,400 3,500 7,500 R-6,300 R-13,700 R-18,000 R-19,300 R-16,200 R-20,700 -24,100  -21,800 R-15,100 -16,000 -15,900
Disposable Personal Income (DPI) 366,200 498,900 736,500 1,181,400 2,019,800 3,086,500 4,293,600 4,474,800 4,754,600 4,935,300 5,165,400 5,422,600 5,677,700 R5,968,200 R6,355,600 6,618,000 7,031,000
Transportation as a % of DPI 11.7 R11.8 R11.0 R11.0 11.8 12.1 R10.6 R9.6 R9.7 R10.0 R10.3 R10.3 10.5 R10.5 R10.2 10.8 16.7

KEY: R = revised.

SOURCES:

DPI: 1960-2000: U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of Economic Analysis, National Income and Product Accounts Tables, table 2.9, Internet site http://www.bea.doc.gov, as of Aug. 17, 2001.

All but DPI: 1960-2000: Ibid., National Income and Product Accounts Tables, table 2.4, Internet site http://www.bea.doc.gov as of Aug. 17, 2001.