Average household expenditures, by household type (All households)

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Average household expenditures, by household type
(All households)
  2013 2014
  $
Total expenditures 79,098 80,728
Total current consumption 58,576 59,057
Food expenditures 7,934 8,109
Shelter 16,361 17,160
Household operation 4,344 4,393
Household furnishings and equipment 1,974 2,067
Clothing and accessories 3,551 3,503
Transportation 12,044 11,891
Health care 2,475 2,251
Personal care 1,226 1,207
Recreation 3,930 3,843
Education 1,518 1,502
Reading materials and other printed matter 183 144
Tobacco products and alcoholic beverages 1,352 1,222
Games of chance 162 156
Miscellaneous expenditures 1,521 1,608
Income taxes 14,038 14,867
Personal insurance payments and pension contributions 4,570 4,871
Gifts of money, alimony and contributions to charity 1,914 1,934

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