The Consumer Expenditure Survey (CE) program consists of two surveys, the quarterly Interview Survey and the Diary Survey, that provide information on the buying habits of American consumers, including data on their expenditures, income, and consumer unit (families and single consumers) characteristics. The survey data are collected for the Bureau of Labor Statistics by the U.S. Census Bureau.
The most recent data tables are for 2007, and were made available on November 26, 2008. See Featured CE Tables and Economic News Releases sections on the CE home page for current data tables and news release.
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November 25, 2008
Tables (1984 through 2007)
One Year Tables
CURRENT EXPENDITURE TABLES
CURRENT EXPENDITURE SHARES TABLES
CURRENT AGGREGATE EXPENDITURE SHARES TABLES
Current Survey Forms
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Methods of Contact
The economists and administrative personnel of the Consumer Expenditure Survey staff are available Monday through Friday to respond to inquires. Please use any of the methods below to contact the CE National Office. Inquires should include your name, and phone number, fax number, mailing address, or e-mail address, along with a brief message.
Due to unanticipated budget constraints, the CE mailing list is no longer being maintained, and printed copies of future publications will not be available until further notice. Individual copies of existing printed materials can still be mailed upon request.
Due to the high volume of information requests received each day, incoming calls may be connected to the office's voice mail or transferred to an economist's voice mail.
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