Consumer Expenditure Survey

Gemini Project to Redesign the Consumer Expenditure Survey

Comparison to Current Design

The new design will still collect total aggregate annual expenditures and be representative of the U.S. civilian non-institutionalized population. The interviews will still be in-person and cover a 3-month recall period. However, there are a number of changes included in the new design to improve data quality and reduce respondent burden. Some of the more notable changes include:

Last Modified Date: December 18, 2013

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