Friday, March 27, 2015

Spending on Entertainment Rises with Education

The average household spent $2,482 on entertainment in 2013, according to the Consumer Expenditure Survey. Spending varies greatly by educational attainment. Here is average annual spending on entertainment by the highest level of education of any household member...

Average household spending on entertainment in 2013
$1,065, less than high school
$1,530, high school graduate
$1,965, some college
$2,636, associate's degree
$3,089, bachelor's degree
$4,158, graduate or professional degree

Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics, Movies, Music, and Sports: U.S. Entertainment Spending, 2008-2013

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