Consumer Expenditure Survey

Section 8 - HOME FURNISHINGS AND RELATED HOUSEHOLD ITEMS

Part A - Purchases

LIVING, FAMILY, OR RECREATION ROOM FURNITURE

  1. - SOFAS, including
loveseat sofa bed sectionals futon
  1. - LIVING ROOM CHAIRS, including -
bean bag chair rocker
convertible chair swivel chair
recliner
  1. - LIVING ROOM TABLES, including -
coffee table lamp tables
end tables TV table
  1. - PING-PONG TABLES, POOL TABLES, OR OTHER SIMILAR RECREATION ROOM ITEMS
  2. - OTHER LIVING ROOM, FAMILY, OR RECREATION ROOM FURNITURE INCLUDING DESKS, WALL UNITS, AND SHELVING, including -
bookcase entertainment center curio cabinet
bar or portable bar coat rack gun cabinet
bar stools desk/chair room divider
card table/chairs foot stool (ottoman)
  1. - LIVING ROOM FURNITURE COMBINATIONS, including -
sofa, chair, and table combinations or suites

DINING ROOM AND KITCHEN FURNITURE

  1. - DINING ROOM OR KITCHEN FURNITURE, including -
buffet dinette set kitchen chairs
china cabinet dining table and chairs serving table or cart

BEDROOM FURNITURE

  1. - MATTRESSES OR BOX SPRINGS, INCLUDING ROLLAWAYS
  2. - BEDROOM FURNITURE OTHER THAN MATTRESSES OR BOX SPRINGS, including -
armoire chairs headboard
brass bed chest mirrors
bunk bed dresser night tables
cedar chest frames vanity
water bed mattress topper

INFANTS FURNITURE AND EQUIPMENT

  1. - INFANTS FURNITURE, including -
bassinet crib mattress
changing table dresser playpen
chest high chair toy chest
portable crib
  1. - INFANTS EQUIPMENT, including -
baby bottle sterilizer carriage stroller guard rail
baby monitor guard rail swing
car seat baby backpack baby carriers
baby jogger baby travel system baby gate

OUTDOOR FURNITURE AND EQUIPMENT

  1. - PATIO, PORCH, OR OUTDOOR FURNITURE, including -
  2. patio umbrella chaise lounge picnic table beach chair
    porch swing hammock canopy patio set
  3. - BARBECUE GRILLS OR OUTDOOR DECORATIVE ITEMS, including -
patio lanterns patio statues bird houses bird bath
fountain statue outdoor flag wind chimes
planters tiki torches

OFFICE FURNITURE FOR HOME USE

  1. - OFFICE FURNITURE FOR HOME USE, including -
computer furniture file cabinet safe
drawing table office chairs

Do not include any furniture used exclusively for business.

HOUSEHOLD DECORATIVE ITEMS

  1. - LAMPS, LIGHTING FIXTURES, OR CEILING FANS, including
chandeliers floor lamps recessed lighting ceiling fans with/without lights
sconces track lights table lamps
  1. - OTHER HOUSEHOLD DECORATIVE ITEMS, including
baskets mirror silk flowers
book ends painting wall hangings
vase fireplace equipment and accessories plant stand
wreaths seasonal decorations (Christmas) clocks

CLOSET STORAGE AND TRAVEL ITEMS

  1. - CLOSET STORAGE ITEMS, including -
garment bag shoe bag shoe rack
  1. - TRAVEL ITEMS INCLUDING LUGGAGE, also including -
attaché cases trunk travel garment bags

  1. - STAINLESS, SILVER, OR OTHER FLATWARE, EXCEPT PLASTIC
  2. - NONELECTRIC COOKWARE, including
casserole dishes roaster
pans saucepan
pots skillet
pressure cooker teakettle
  1. - DISHES, GLASSES, OR SERVING PIECES, including -
pitchers trays bowls cups
mugs plates platters crystal
stemware china Tupperware

HOUSEHOLD LINENS

  1. - BEDROOM LINENS, including -
baby blanket electric blanket pillowcases
bedspread mattress pad quilt
blanket pillows sheets
comforter duvet
  1. - BATHROOM LINENS, including
bath mat shower curtain
bath rug toilet cover
face cloths towels
tub mat
  1. - KITCHEN, DINING ROOM, OR OTHER LINENS, including -
cloth napkins placemats dish cloths small appliance cover
dish towels tablecloths chair pads doilies
covers for living room tables furniture protectors
  1. - SLIPCOVERS, DECORATIVE PILLOWS, OR CUSHIONS, CUSTOM OR READY-MADE

FLOOR AND WINDOW COVERINGS

  1. - ROOM-SIZE RUGS OR OTHER NON-PERMANENT FLOOR COVERINGS, including carpet squares
  2. - CURTAINS OR DRAPES (either custom or ready-made)
  3. - BLINDS, SHADES, OR OTHER WINDOW COVERINGS (either custom or ready-made)

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Last Modified Date: April 12, 2013

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