5-2 Average Household Expenditures by Major Spending Category: 2006

5-2 Average Household Expenditures by Major Spending Category: 2006

(Current dollars)

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Figure 5-2 - Average Household Expenditures by Major Spending Category: 2006. If you are a user with disability and cannot view this image, use the table version. If you need further assistance, call 800-853-1351 or email answers@bts.gov.
   
Private vehicle expenditures $8,003
Vehicle purchases $3,421
Gasoline and motor oil $2,227
Other vehicle expenditures $2,355
Public transportation expenditures $505
Airline fares $335
Ship fares $55
Mass transit fares $51
Taxi fares $22
Intercity train fares $16
Local transportation on out-of-town trips $13
Intercity bus fares $11
School bus $2

a Includes entertainment, personal care products and services, education, tobacco products and smoking, and miscellaneous.

Note: Numbers do not add to totals due to rounding.

Source: U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics, Consumer Expenditure Survey, 2006; and personal communication, October 2007.