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Personal Consumption Expenditures

 Billions of chained 1996 dollarsAverage annual rate of change (percent)
Category1980199020002010
(projected)
1980–901990–20002000–2010
(projected)
Gross domestic product$4,900.9$6,707.9$9,224.0$12,835.63.2%3.2%3.4%
Personal consumption expenditures3,193.04,474.56,257.88,786.53.43.43.5
 Durable goods279.8487.1895.51,455.45.76.35.0
  New light vehicles88.3159.9218.6307.36.13.23.5
  Other motor vehicles and parts54.186.2129.3176.24.84.13.1
  Personal computers.01.6108.8802.4(1)52.122.1
  Software.0.517.836.3(1)43.77.4
  Furniture95.5160.4294.6483.25.36.35.1
  Ophthalmic products6.216.120.427.710.12.43.1
  Other durable goods53.580.8152.9256.14.26.65.3
 Nondurable goods1,065.81,369.61,849.92,635.52.53.13.6
  Food and beverages585.4722.4881.31,102.82.12.02.3
  Clothing and shoes124.0197.2335.3511.04.75.54.3
  Gasoline and motor oil94.8113.1136.6169.81.81.92.2
  Fuel oil and coal17.713.113.815.5–3.0.61.1
  Tobacco products65.652.042.846.5–2.3–1.9.8
  Drugs and medicines54.580.3139.9316.64.05.78.5
  Other nondurable goods138.9194.3305.7497.53.44.65.0
 Services1,858.42,616.23,527.74,784.53.53.03.1
  Housing541.5696.2850.11,070.22.52.02.3
  Household operation202.9259.8377.6579.22.53.84.4
   Electricity66.783.2103.9137.72.22.22.9
   Natural gas31.129.532.830.8–0.51.1–0.6
   Telephone40.062.6141.8296.24.68.57.6
   Other66.285.9100.8142.52.61.63.5
  Transportation services124.7173.4251.3318.53.43.82.4
   Motor vehicle leases5.537.649.1(2)21.22.7
   Other168.1213.6269.2(2)2.42.3
  Medical services487.6710.9903.91,174.93.82.42.7
  Recreation services79.7145.0227.0408.16.24.66.0
  Personal business services242.8363.2554.8759.04.14.33.2
   Financial services94.4154.2222.7292.55.03.72.8
   Other147.4209.0332.4467.43.64.73.5
  Other services170.8267.0362.3488.34.63.13.0
Residual3–35.6–20.5–68.7–789.4   
Personal consumption expenditures + GDP65.266.767.868.5   
NOTE: (—) Indicates data not available.
1. Undefined because of denominator with value zero.
2. Not applicable.
3. The residual is the difference between the first line and the sum of the most detailed lines.
Source: Historical data, Bureau of Economic Analsysis; projected data, Bureau of Labor Statistics. Monthly Labor Review, Nov. 2002.

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