|Average annual household expenditures (current $)||$21,975||$28,381||$37,027|
|Percentage of total expenditures|
|Personal insurance and pensions||8.6||9.1||8.8|
|Apparel and services||6||5.7||4.9|
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics, "Consumer Expenditure Survey," 1984-2000, available at http://www.bls.gov, as of April 2002.