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Focus on Prices and Spending, Consumer Expenditure, Volume 2, Number 12

Focus on Prices and Spending | Consumer Expenditure | Volume 2, Number 12

Chart 2. Shares of average annual expenditures spent on major components for selected ages, 2010
Item Under 25 years 65 years and older

Food

14.8 12.4

Housing

34.8 35.4

Apparel and services

5.7 2.6

Transportation

17.1 14.2

Healthcare

2.8 13.2

Entertainment

4.4 5.1

Cash contributions

1.1 6.2

Personal insurance and pensions

7.4 5.1

All other

11.9 5.8

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