Average annual expenditures on gifts of goods and services in 2013
Nineteen percent of gift spending was for housing-related items in 2013. Among housing-related items, the largest share was for housing while attending school.
Eighteen percent of gift spending went toward apparel and services. Consumers spent 7 percent on apparel and services for women and girls age 2 and older, compared with 5 percent for men and boys age 2 and older.
These data come from the Consumer Expenditure Survey.
More from the Bureau of Labor Statistics.