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Demographic and Consumer Information

Consumer Behavior

American Time Use Survey - reports on time Americans spend on specific daily activities.

Generation X Consumer Behavior

Consumer Spending

The Bureau of Labor Statistics publishes the Consumer Expenditure Survey. The Consumer Expenditure Survey consists of two surveys—the quarterly Interview survey and the Diary survey—that provide information on the buying habits of American consumers, including data on their expenditures, income, and consumer unit (families and single consumers) characteristics.

The Interview survey includes monthly out-of-pocket expenditures such as housing, apparel, transportation, health care, insurance, and entertainment. The Diary survey includes weekly expenditures of frequently purchased items such as food and beverages, tobacco, personal care products, and nonprescription drugs and supplies.

Business Data & Statistics from the U.S. Small Business Administration
General business statistics, consumer statistics, demographics, economic indications, and more. 

Generation X: The Small But Financially Powerful Generation

Generation Y, Brand Values and Idealistic Purchase Decisions