The Food Institute's Demographics of Consumer Food Spending, 2018 Edition examines consumer spending patterns on food, based on the Bureau of Labor Statistics' 2016 Consumer Expenditures survey (the latest data available).
This book provides an easy-to-read breakdown of spending on food overall, food at-home (in 24 categories & sub-categories including beef, poultry, fruits & vegetables, dairy products and bakery products), and food away-from-home. Topics covered include age, income, career, education, race, gender and region of the U.S.
Designed for easy use, the data presents average annual food spending in 2016 by household, food spending as a percent of annual expenditures and distribution of food spending for the following groups:
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