Food expenditure per person

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Food expenditure per person USDA/ERS
Amount of money spend on food in a given year. This only includes food eaten at home, and does not include alcoholic beverages and tobacco.
USDA Economic Research Service (ERS) (2023) – processed by Our World in Data
Last updated
March 26, 2024
Next expected update
March 2025
Date range
current US$

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Economic Research Service of the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA/ERS) - Food expenditure (2023).

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