The Consumer Expenditure Survey (CEX) provides information on the buying habits of American consumers, including data on their expenditures, income, and household characteristics. The survey data are collected for the Bureau of Labor Statistics by the U.S. Census Bureau. Free resource.
Although Consumer Expenditure Survey tables are available from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, users may find that DemographicsNow has a more intuitive interface and better built-in report options than the BLS site. Use DemographcisNow to get current year CEX estimates and 5-year projections for any U.S. geographic area. Data is provided by AGS and is based on extensive modeling of the BLS' Consumer Expenditure Survey.
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Note: No longer published. Library holds 2004 (8th ed) – 2017 (21st ed).
Based on unpublished data from the BLS' Consumer Expenditure Survey. Examines Americans' spending on 1,000 products and services organized by age, income, household type, and geographic region.