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Q: How much money do Americans spend each year on entertainment? ( Answered,   0 Comments )
Subject: How much money do Americans spend each year on entertainment?
Category: Arts and Entertainment
Asked by: buffa2-ga
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Posted: 16 Nov 2005 11:09 PST
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Question ID: 593832
How much do Americans spend on the average every year on ALL forms of entertainment?
Subject: Re: How much money do Americans spend each year on entertainment?
Answered By: juggler-ga on 16 Nov 2005 11:40 PST

According to the most recent data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics,
the average American consumer unit (i.e., household) spent the
following on entertainment:

2003: $2060
2002: $2079
2001: $1953

Source: Table A, Average Annual Expenditures of All Consumer Units,
Consumer Expenditure Survey, page 2:

Of course, the entertainment expenditure differs based on household size.

One person: $1041
Two persons: $2421
Three persons: $2263
Four persons: $2821
Five or more persons: $2554

Source: Table 5, Size of Consumer Unit: Average Annual Expenditures
and Characteristics, Consumer Expenditure Survey, page 2:

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