Who's Buying Groceries, 13th Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 1937737659
  • ISBN-13: 9781937737658
  • DDC: 381.148097
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 284 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2018 | Published/Released May 2018
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2018

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The thirteenth edition of Who’s Buying Groceries is based on unpublished data collected by the Bureau of Labor Statistics’ 2014 Consumer Expenditure Survey. It examines how much Americans spend on food at grocery and convenience stores by the following demographics: age, income, high-income households, household type, race and Hispanic origin, region of residence, and education. To round out the spending picture, it also presents who-are-the-best-customers analyses of the data, showing the demographics of the best and biggest customers at a glance. The 80-plus items examined in this report range from bacon to coffee, cereal, and the supermarket deli. The individual products fall within the categories of cereals and bakery products; meats, poultry, fish, and eggs; dairy products; fruits and vegetables; sugar and other sweets; fats and oils; and a miscellaneous category that includes fresh prepared food, snacks, condiments and seasonings, and nonalcoholic beverages. Also in this edition is a unique analysis of spending since the Great Recession.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
1: About the Data in Who's Buying Groceries.
2: Household Spending Trends, 2006 to 2014.
3: Household Spending on Groceries, 2006 to 2014.
4: Household Spending on Groceries by Demographic Characteristic, 2014.
5: Household Spending on Groceries by Product Category, 2014.
Appendix Spending by Product and Service Ranked by Amount Spent, 2014.