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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. (All files are PDFs unless noted.)



Current Annual Report

2013      

2013 Report Press Release (August 18, 2014)
2013 Infographic (alternate graphics versions [.png] 2, 3, & 4)

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

2012 2011 2010 2009
2008 2007 2006 2005
2004 2003 2002 2001
2000 1999 1998 1997
1996 1995    

2012 Report Press Release
2012 Infographic

 
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