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Expenditures on Children by Families

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




Available Resources:

Current Annual Report

2012      

2012 Report Press Release (August 14, 2013)
Infographic


Interactive Tools

With USDA’s Cost of Raising a Child Calculator, you will be able to estimate how much it will annually cost to raise a child. This may help you plan better for overall expenses including food, or to purchase adequate life insurance.

Past Annual Reports

2011 2010 2009 2008
2007 2006 2005 2004
2003 2002 2001 2000
1999 1998 1997 1996
1995      


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