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consumer expenditure

The goods and services purchased by consumers at the local, regional, or national level. Consumer expenditure data is usually reported in broad categories such as the amount of money spent on food at home, restaurant meals, apparel, transportation, entertainment, healthcare, household goods, etc.
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  • consumer purchasing
  • consumer spending
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