Figure 4-3 Average Household Expenditures by Major Spending Category: 2011
|Data for figure||current dollars||percentage|
|Apparel and services||$1,740||3.5|
|Personal insurance and pensions||$5,424||10.9|
|Household Transportation-related Expenditures|
|Private vehicle expenditures||$7,778|
|Gasoline and motor oil||$2,655|
|Other vehicle expenditures||$2,454|
|Public transportation expenditures||$516|
|Mass transit fares||$75|
|Intercity train fares||$16|
|Local transportation on out-of-town trips||$12|
|Intercity bus fares||$11|
aIncludes alcoholic beverages, entertainment, personal care products and services, reading, education, tobacco products and smoking, miscellaneous, and others.
NOTE: Individual categories may not sum to total due to rounding.
SOURCES: U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics, Consumer Expenditure Survey, 2011, personal communication, September 2012.