Table 3-12: Personal Expenditures by Category (Current $ millions)

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 1999 R2000 2001
Total expenditures 332,300 444,300 648,900 1,030,300 1,762,900 2,712,600 3,831,500 3,971,200 4,209,700 4,454,700 4,716,400 4,969,000 5,237,500 5,529,300 5,856,000 R6,246,500 6,683,700 6,987,000
Transportation 42,900 59,100 81,100 130,200 238,400 372,800 455,400 428,100 460,100 494,900 532,100 560,300 594,600 626,700 649,900 R707,800 768,900 794,800
Transportation as a percent of total expenditures 12.9% 13.3% 12.5% 12.6% 13.5% 13.7% 11.9% 10.8% 10.9% 11.1% 11.3% 11.3% 11.4% 11.3% 11.1% R11.3% 11.5% 11.4%
Food and tobacco 89,200 108,800 154,600 238,300 376,800 498,500 677,900 700,000 717,300 742,800 773,600 802,500 834,100 862,000 906,900 R964,700 1,027,200 1,068,700
Clothing, accessories, and jewelry 32,700 41,400 57,600 85,600 132,300 188,300 261,700 263,700 280,900 294,000 307,200 317,300 333,300 348,000 367,200 R391,200 409,800 412,600
Personal care 5,600 8,100 11,500 16,100 25,500 37,600 53,700 54,900 58,000 60,100 63,300 67,400 71,600 76,100 79,900 R84,000 87,800 89,100
Housing 48,200 65,400 94,000 147,000 255,100 406,800 585,600 616,000 641,300 666,500 704,700 740,800 772,500 810,500 859,700 R912,600 960,000 1,014,500
Household operation 46,700 62,100 85,000 136,000 233,800 344,000 433,600 444,300 463,600 497,200 528,200 555,000 589,200 617,800 642,900 R677,700 723,900 747,300
Medical care 22,100 34,100 60,000 107,700 206,500 367,400 619,700 675,000 741,500 794,600 838,100 888,600 932,300 984,400 1,041,700 R1,097,900 1,171,100 1,270,200
Personal business 14,600 20,700 32,600 54,000 103,600 188,100 284,700 316,700 342,600 365,900 381,600 406,800 435,100 489,000 529,800 R575,200 632,500 634,300
Recreation 18,500 26,900 43,100 70,500 116,700 187,600 284,900 295,300 313,800 340,100 368,700 401,600 429,600 456,600 489,100 R526,500 564,700 593,900
Education and research 4,400 7,000 12,700 20,600 33,500 53,800 83,700 89,200 96,000 101,200 107,200 114,500 122,300 130,500 140,200 R152,100 164,000 174,900
Religious and welfare activities 5,300 7,800 12,200 19,800 37,200 60,400 97,100 101,800 112,400 116,600 127,900 134,900 146,800 149,500 163,900 R172,900 190,100 199,600
Foreign travel and other, net 2,100 2,900 4,500 4,400 3,500 7,500 -6,300 -13,700 -18,000 -19,300 -16,200 -20,700 -24,100 -21,800 -15,100 -16,000 -16,100 -12,900
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 5,968,200 6,355,600 R6,627,400 7,120,200 7,393,200
Transportation as a percent of DPI 11.7% 11.8% 11.0% 11.0% 11.8% 12.1% 10.6% 9.6% 9.7% 10.0% 10.3% 10.3% 10.5% 10.5% 10.2% R10.7% 10.8% 10.8%

KEY: R = revised.

SOURCES

DPI: 1960-2001: 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. 9, 2002.

All but DPI: 1960-2001: Ibid., National Income and Product Accounts Tables, table 2.4, Internet site http://www.bea.doc.gov as of Aug. 9, 2002.