Table 3-12: Personal Expenditures by Category

Table 3-12: Personal Expenditures by Category

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(Current $ millions)

  (R) 1960 (R) 1965 (R) 1970 (R) 1975 (R) 1980 (R) 1985 (R) 1990 (R) 1991 (R) 1992 (R) 1993 (R) 1994 (R) 1995 (R) 1996 (R) 1997 (R) 1998 (R) 1999 (R) 2000 (R) 2001 (R) 2002 (R) 2003 (R) 2004 (R) 2005 (R) 2006 (R) 2007 (R) 2008 2009
Total expenditures 331,795 443,811 648,301 1,033,788 1,755,826 2,717,608 3,835,453 3,980,073 4,236,891 4,483,594 4,750,806 4,987,280 5,273,608 5,570,626 5,918,488 6,342,784 6,830,371 7,148,807 7,439,191 7,804,013 8,285,080 8,819,002 9,322,662 9,826,438 10,129,919 10,089,069
Transportation 40,765 56,529 76,503 124,390 226,486 357,415 442,931 418,274 451,285 485,332 528,231 554,064 598,935 641,818 669,157 730,472 798,408 814,097 818,351 857,412 909,486 979,344 1,008,795 1,051,640 1,036,494 901,123
Transportation as a percent of total expenditures 12.3 12.7 11.8 12.0 12.9 13.2 11.5 10.5 10.7 10.8 11.1 11.1 11.4 11.5 11.3 11.5 11.7 11.4 11.0 11.0 11.0 11.1 10.8 10.7 10.2 8.9
Food and beverage 83,041 101,623 145,130 225,387 360,888 477,253 653,911 676,347 690,778 712,079 740,777 760,464 789,277 819,336 849,515 895,149 947,583 980,935 1,007,790 1,055,957 1,121,075 1,190,324 1,257,717 1,327,967 1,392,962 1,395,815
Clothing and footwear 29,263 36,483 49,945 71,433 108,834 154,300 206,959 210,436 223,024 230,952 239,687 244,146 252,712 262,012 273,015 287,050 297,319 294,337 295,168 302,782 315,864 331,806 347,183 359,073 355,556 344,031
Communication 5,206 7,535 11,606 19,955 31,796 53,104 70,093 73,870 81,142 85,767 93,263 98,942 108,317 120,106 130,593 144,727 162,067 171,320 177,468 181,816 187,853 192,759 207,800 219,050 229,005 232,631
Final consumption expenditures of nonprofit institutions serving  households 5,276 7,192 11,089 18,050 31,888 50,346 79,614 84,245 92,343 94,622 102,369 107,170 115,715 112,248 130,995 145,407 165,368 186,204 205,005 211,815 210,013 214,075 240,350 253,498 278,721 265,391
Health 20,363 31,977 56,849 102,717 195,473 345,323 583,724 638,374 700,443 741,681 779,896 826,007 868,312 919,880 979,652 1,033,334 1,109,594 1,209,403 1,317,080 1,403,832 1,500,649 1,601,456 1,688,078 1,790,368 1,878,194 1,964,740
Household operationa 26,179 34,706 46,617 67,805 110,737 155,993 200,559 199,109 209,398 221,891 238,616 251,692 263,723 277,270 296,846 319,652 342,492 351,096 363,539 376,468 400,430 423,859 445,411 456,226 449,857 431,595
Housing, utilities, and fuels 60,525 80,999 113,786 184,843 327,026 513,995 709,115 747,817 783,331 826,866 879,204 926,774 975,497 1,023,141 1,076,806 1,137,399 1,214,461 1,303,244 1,349,054 1,410,631 1,480,618 1,603,867 1,708,233 1,787,175 1,870,325 1,898,288
Financial services and insurance 13,551 19,394 31,071 54,014 95,599 180,539 253,218 281,979 311,759 341,016 349,027 364,689 393,631 431,297 469,649 514,234 569,962 562,791 576,166 601,753 667,481 712,619 752,375 824,223 835,632 827,991
Recreation 19,711 28,891 47,017 77,053 127,440 207,163 314,746 326,272 346,841 378,423 413,996 449,768 481,538 509,502 545,957 593,596 639,851 655,708 680,923 712,511 764,637 807,396 859,130 906,520 927,958 916,274
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 99,627 107,120 115,244 123,931 134,291 143,615 149,527 159,684 169,412 180,657 192,658 206,783 220,783 233,025
Foreign travel, net 2,121 2,858 4,514 4,445 3,540 7,742 -7,673 -15,219 -19,951 -20,662 -17,497 -21,462 -24,511 -21,506 -13,739 -13,798 -13,328 -7,409 -5,148 -550 545 -89 3,721 -3,224 -13,484 -11,349
Other 22,433 30,157 44,263 67,808 110,675 173,267 262,297 268,009 290,055 304,538 316,871 332,720 350,833 368,398 394,794 431,633 462,303 483,468 504,265 529,900 557,014 580,925 611,213 647,144 667,913 689,504
Disposable Personal Income (DPI) 365,200 497,800 735,500 1,187,300 2,002,700 3,079,300 4,254,000 4,444,900 4,736,700 4,921,600 5,184,300 5,457,000 5,759,600 6,074,600 6,498,900 6,803,300 7,327,200 7,648,500 8,009,700 8,377,800 8,889,400 9,277,300 9,915,700 10,403,100 10,806,400 10,917,300
Transportation as a percent of DPI 11.2 11.4 10.4 10.5 11.3 11.6 10.4 9.4 9.5 9.9 10.2 10.2 10.4 10.6 10.3 10.7 10.9 10.6 10.2 10.2 10.2 10.6 10.2 10.1 9.6 8.3

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, thus this table is not comparable to the previous 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 June 3, 2010.

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 June 3, 2010.