TABLE 4-35 - Average Household Transportation Expenditures: 2004-2009

TABLE 4-35 - Average Household Transportation Expenditures: 2004-2009

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  Vehicle purchases Gasoline and motor oil Other vehicle expenses Public transportation Total
2004 3,397 1,598 2,365 441 7,801
2005 3,544 2,013 2,339 448 8,344
2006 3,421 2,227 2,355 505 8,508
2007 3,244 2,384 2,592 538 8,758
2008 2,755 2,715 2,621 513 8,604
2009 2,657 1,986 2,536 479 7,658

NOTES: Data are based on survey results and may not add to total because of independent rounding. Vehicle purchases are "net outlay." Public transportation includes fares for mass transit, buses, trains, airlines, taxis, school buses, and boats for which a fee is charged.

SOURCE: U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics, Consumer Expenditure Survey, available at http://www.bls.gov/cex/ as of October 2010.