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US Shopping Insights : Top 5 facts You Though You Knew

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American-Shopping
Americans spend money on every conceivable industry available. The top five online retail categories are: jewelry and watches, consumer electronics, event tickets, computer hardware and books and magazines.
Holiday Spending
Spending is always higher during the holiday season, with many companies only reaching their yearly profits during this time.
In 2009, the average person spent $417, a change of -3 percent with 36 percent making purchases from catalogs, and 42 percent of people made purchases from the Internet. Here’s how the previous years stacked up:
2008 – Average spending $431, -50% change, 43% bought from catalogs, 30% bought online
2007- Average spending $859, -5%, 51% bought from catalogs, 36% bought online
2006- Average spending $907, -4%, 50% bought from catalogs, 44% bought online
2005- Average spending $942, -6%, 47% bought from catalogs, 43% bought online
2004- Average spending $1,004, +3% 47% bought from catalogs, 37% bought online
2003- Average spending $976, -6%, 42% bought from catalogs, 29% bought online
2002- Average spending $1,037, -2%, 40% bought from catalogs, 39% bought online
2001- Average spending $1,052, +9%. 40% bought from catalogs, 39% bought online
2000- Average spending $968, +3%, 50% bought from catalogs, 24% bought online
1999- Average spending $939, +1%, 51% bought from catalogs, 26% bought online
Household Spending in March 2010
In March of 2010, the average American household spent significantly on health and family, travel and leisure, getting around, food and drink and on shopping in general.
Shopping
Households spent $508 on general shopping, $152 on clothing, shoes and other wear and $52 on electronics.
Food and Drink
Households spent $245 on dining out and $338 on groceries.
Getting Around
Auto expenses averaged $295, $191 was spent on gas, $197 was spent on house and home utilities, $233 was spent on home improvement, $95 was spent on phone bills and $53 was spent on home maintenance.
Health and Family
Households spent an average of $301 on insurance, $117 was spent on school and child care, $112 was spent on $112, $83 was spent on charity, $63 was spent on personal care and $48 was spent on pets.
Travel and Leisure
Households spent an average of $142 on travel, $52 on entertainment and $51 was spent on cable/satellite service.
Who’s Up? Who’s Down?
From January to March 2010, general shopping was up 10.6 percent and entertainment was up 11.5 percent vs. 2009 spending. Office supply spending was down by 22.6 percent and home improvement and maintenance spending was down 4.3 percent. In March 2010, charity spending was up 16.9 percent vs. 2009. Gas spending was down 5 percent vs. 2009. On average, U.S. household spending rose 6.5 percent.
Selected Personal Consumption Expenditures
As of April 2010, the 24-month change in spending along specific personal consumption categories was as follows:
Health Care: 8.9%
Pharma: 7.7%
Lotteries: 5.7%
Communication: 5.2%
Groceries: 3.4%
Clothing and Footwear: -1.1%
Air Fares: -3.6%
Televisions: -4.2%
Audio Equipment: -5.6%
Furniture: -6.0%
Casinos: -6.5%
Autos and Parts: -7.4%
Hotel/Motel (Holiday Inn): -11.5%
Motorcycles: -13.8

Most Popular Dogs in US : Ranked By States

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According to statistics released on January 26 by the American Kennel Club, the Labrador Retriever is the most popular dog breed in the United States, topping the list for the 20th straight year


Chicago 
1. Labrador Retriever
 
2. German Shepherd Dog
 
3. Golden Retriever
 
4. Yorkshire Terrier
 
5. Boxer
 
6. Bulldog
 
7. Poodle
 
8. Pug
9. Shih Tzu
 
10. Rottweiler
 
Denver
1. Labrador Retriever
 
2. Golden Retriever
 
3. German Shepherd Dog
 
4. Boxer
 
5. Bulldog
 
6. Dachshund
 
7. German Shorthaired Pointer
8. Yorkshire Terrier
 
9. Poodle
 
10. Pug 
 
 
Los Angeles
1. Labrador Retriever
 
2. German Shepherd Dog
 
3. Bulldog
 
4. Yorkshire Terrier
 
5. Golden Retriever
 
6. Poodle
 
7. Pomeranian
 
8. Miniature Pinscher
 
9. Pug
 
10. Maltese 
 
 
Miami 
1. German Shepherd Dog
 
2. Yorkshire Terrier
 
3. Labrador Retriever
 
4. Rottweiler
 
5. Maltese
 
6. Boxer
 
7. Chihuahua
 
8. Golden Retriever
 
9. Dachshund
 
10. Bulldog
 

 

Minneapolis St. Paul 
1. Labrador Retriever
 
2. Golden Retriever
 
3. German Shepherd Dog
 
4. Poodle
 
5. Boxer
 
6. Dachshund
 
7. English Springer Spaniel
 
8. Yorkshire Terrier
 
9. Shetland Sheepdog
 
10. German Shorthaired
 
New York 
1. Poodle
 
2. Yorkshire Terrier
 
3. Labrador Retriever
 
4. Bulldog
 
5. Dachshund
 
6. Havanese
 
7. Cavalier K.Charles Spaniel
 
8. Golden Retriever*
 
9. Shih Tzu
 
10. Pug
 

 

Portland
1. Labrador Retriever
 
2. Golden Retriever
 
3. Dachshund
 
4. Poodle
 
5. Pug*
 
6. Chihuahua
 
7. German Shepherd Dog
 
8. Boxer
 
9. Boston Terrier
 
10. Pomeranian
     Yorkshire Terrier
San Francisco 
1. Labrador Retriever
 
2. Golden Retriever
 
3. Poodle
 
4. Yorkshire Terrier
 
5. Bulldog
 
6. German Shepherd Dog
 
7. Pug
 
8. Shih Tzu
 
9. Dachshund
 
10. Pomeranian
 
Seattle 
1. Labrador Retriever
 
2. Golden Retriever
 
3. Pug
 
4. Poodle
 
5. Cavalier K.Charles Spaniel
 
6. Yorkshire Terrier
 
7. Boston Terrier
 
8. Bulldog
 
9. Dachshund
10. Chihuahua 

Atlanta
1. Labrador Retriever
 
2. Golden Retriever
 
3. German Shepherd Dog
 
4. Boxer
 
5. Dachshund
6. Miniature Schnauzer
7. Cavalier King Charles Spaniel
 
8. Poodle
 
9. Yorkshire Terrier
10. Shih Tzu
 
data source : via Petvr
Baltimore
1. Labrador Retriever
 
2. Boxer
 
3. German Shepherd Dog
 
4. Golden Retriever
 
5. Yorkshire Terrier
 
6. Pug
 
7. Dachshund
 
8. Poodle
 
9. Chihuahua
 
10. Rottweiler
 
 
Boston 
1. Labrador Retriever
 
2. German Shepherd Dog
 
3. Golden Retriever
 
4. Beagle
 
5. Boxer
 
6. Yorkshire Terrier
 
7. Pug
 
8. Bulldog
 
9. Dachshund
 
10. Poodle
 

Statistics On Pornography in US

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Statistics and information on pornography in the USA

  • The U.S. Customs Service estimates that there are more than 100,000 websites offering child pornography (which are illegal) worldwide. Red Herring Magazine, 1/18/02

  • Hollywood currently releases 11,000 adult movies per year – more than 20 times the mainstream movie production.  LA Times Magazine, 2002.
  • 39 million homes receive the adult channels in scrambled form, while the number of children with potential exposure to such images is about 29 million (Morality Continues to Decay.  Barna Research Group, November 3, 2003).
  • One in 4 American adults surveyed in 2002 admitted to seeing an x-rated movie in the last year. 

  • 55%: Percentage of Porn movie rentals vs. non-porn movies in hotels in 2005. AVN News, State of the Adult Industry
  • The average time a porn movie is watched in a hotel room is 12 minutes. Time.com, 3-29-05

  • The average teenager spends three to four hours per day watching television and 83% of the programming most frequently watched by adolescents contains some sexual content.  (Gary Rose, CEO of The Medical Institute, as reported by Focus on the Family 7/8/2005

  •  1/3 of 13 year old boys in Alberta, Canada admitted to viewing porn. (From a University of Alberta Study, March 2007, as reported by thegatewayonline.ca.)

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