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

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

Chart 3. Per-person spending of single people and married couples ages 27 to 29 by type of outlay, 200809
Category Single people Married couples

Food

$5,099 $3,583

Alcoholic beverages

$635 $260

Housing

$13,887 $10,091

Apparel

$1,194 $645

Transportation

$5,344 $5,085

Health care

$792 $867

Entertainment

$1,673 $1,400

Education

$902 $595

Personal insurance and pensions

$3,946 $4,189

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