The SCE Household Spending Survey, fielded every four months since December 2014, collects information on individuals' experiences and expectations regarding household spending. The initial data release shows an increase in year-ahead total household spending growth expectations, which rose to 2.8 percent in December 2018 from 2.3 percent in December 2017. Median expectations for year-ahead spending changes on clothing, education, food, housing, and transportation rose, while the expected change in medical-care spending declined by 0.7 percentage point to 3.3 percent.
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New York Fed Introduces the New SCE Household Spending Survey
Introducing the SCE Household Spending Survey