Focus on Prices and Spending, Consumer Expenditure, Volume 2, Issue 4

Focus on Prices and Spending | Consumer Expenditure | Volume 2, Number 4

Chart 1. Per-person spending of single people and married couples ages 21 to 29 by type of outlay, 200809
Category Single people Married couples

Food

$4,223 $3,406

Alcoholic beverages

$600 $263

Transportation

$4,088 $4,916

Health care

$583 $886

Education

$1,620 $984

Personal insurance & pensions

$2,420 $3,508

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