How Much Money Do People Spend on Clothes?

How Much Money Do People Spend on Clothes?

How Much Money Do People Spend on Clothes?

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2010, the average household spent $1,700 on clothing, footwear and related services. This expense accounted for 3.5 percent of the total yearly budget.

Most of the money, $562, was spent on apparel purchases for females aged 16 years and older. The next highest spending level, $304, was for men at least 16 years old. 6 percent of the clothing budget, $101, was allotted for girls ages 2 through 15. Clothing purchases for all children under age 2 was $91. The expenditure for boys from 2 and 15 was lowest at $78. Eighteen percent of the apparel budget, $303, was spent on footwear for all family members.