How Consumers Spend Their Money
Each year, the Bureau of Labor Statistics reports on consumer spending patterns. According to the 2019 report, consumers spent an average of $61,224 in 2018.*
*Average annual expenditures per consumer unit. Consumer units include families, single persons living alone or sharing a household with others but who are financially independent, and two or more persons living together who share major expenses.
U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Consumer Expenditures 2018, released September 2019