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Expenditures on Children By Families Reports - All Years

Resource type
Report
Research type
Cost Study
Resource Materials

Expenditures on Children by Families provides estimates of the cost of raising children from birth through age 17 for major budgetary components.
 

Publication Date Title
January 2017

Washington, D.C. - Parents Projected to Spend $233,610 to Raise a Child Born in 2015
According to USDA Report 
Report (2.7 MB), Press Release (64.86 KB)Full Infographic (2.42 MB)Infographic - Food (139 KB)Infographic - Housing (877.21 KB)Infographic - Transportation (335.61 KB)Infographic - Health Care (403.63 KB)Infographic - Clothing (480.07 KB)Infographic - Child Care and Education (146.85 KB)Infographic - Miscellaneous (154.26 KB)

August 2014 Parents Projected to Spend $245,340 to Raise a Child Born in 2013,
According to USDA Report ***
Report (1.07 MB)Press Release (168.89 KB), Infographic 1 (7.13 MB), Infographic 2 (38.39 KB), Infographic 3 (44.98 KB), Infographic 4 (34.91 KB)
August 2013 Parents Projected to Spend $241,080 to Raise a Child Born in 2012,
According to USDA Report
Press Release (92 KB), Report (692.6 KB), Infographic (1.33 MB)
June 2012 Expenditures on Children by Families, 2011 (604.78 KB)
April 2012 A Child Born in 2011 Will Cost $234,900 to Raise
According to USDA Report
Press Release (48.03 KB)
June 2011 A Child Born in 2010 Will Cost $226,920 to Raise
According to USDA Report (150.46 KB)
May 2011 Expenditures on Children by Families, 2010 (791.39 KB)
June 2010 Expenditures on Children by Families, 2009 (608.58 KB)
July 2009 Expenditures on Children by Families, 2008 (199.56 KB)
March 2008 The Cost to Raise a Child Today: Less for Food, More for Child Care and Education
Press Release (177.42 KB)
March 2008 Expenditures on Children by Families, 2007 (2.55 MB)
April 2007 Expenditures on Children by Families, 2006 (1.72 MB)
April 2006 Expenditures on Children by Families, 2005 (511.78 KB)
April 2005 Expenditures on Children by Families, 2004 (508.32 KB)
April 2004 Expenditures on Children by Families, 2003 (133.85 KB)
May 2003 Expenditures on Children by Families, 2002& (341.49 KB)
May 2002 Expenditures on Children by Families, 2001 (338.79 KB)
May 2001 Expenditures on Children by Families, 2000 (136.95 KB)
March 2000 Expenditures on Children by Families, 1999& (263.59 KB)
March 1999 Expenditures on Children by Families, 1998 (113.55 KB)
March 1998 Expenditures on Children by Families, 1997 (111.52 KB)
May 1997 Expenditures on Children by Families, 1996 (109.92 KB)
April 1996 Expenditures on Children by Families, 1995 (132.26 KB)
03/26/2019