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Septemeber 2012

BLS Spotlight on Statistics: National Hispanic Heritage Month

Chart Data

Consumer Expenditures

Average annual expenditure shares, by race and Hispanic or Latino ethnicity, 2010
Category Hispanic or Latino Black non-Hispanic Asian non-Hispanic White non-Hispanic

Housing

37.2 39.3 35.2 33.8

Transportation

16.0 16.0 14.9 16.0

Food

15.6 13.4 13.1 12.7

Health care

4.4 4.8 4.3 6.9

Entertainment

4.0 3.8 3.8 5.4

Apparel and services

4.8 4.0 5.8 3.4

Education

1.9 1.2 4.9 2.2

Source: Consumer Expenditure Survey | Chart

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