V222: FUTURE MAJOR EXPEND-2

A25. People have different wishes about what they would most like to purchase in the future. Looking ahead, what type of major expenditure would you (and your family living there) want to make next? (Anything else?)

ValueLabelUnweighted
Frequency
%
0 Inap 35871.5%
1 Car/truck/jeep/utility 428.4%
2 Recreational vehicle: camper-trailer, motorhome 00.0%
3 Snowmobile; other off-road vehicle 10.2%
4 Boat; boating equipment (including boat trailer) 40.8%
5 Motorcycle; mobed 10.2%
10 New house/condo; mobile home or modular home (if primary residence); "buy a house" 173.4%
11 Vacation home/property/cottage 00.0%
12 Home addition or improvement (e.g., addition to the house; garage; driveway; remodel kitchen or bath; new roof; update plumbing or electrical; central air; pool; landscaping; security system 112.2%
13 Home repairs/maintenance/upkeep (e.g., interior or exterior painting; repairs to roof; new carpeting; window treatments) 81.6%
20 Refrigerator; freezer 81.6%
21 Stove/range; microwave 10.2%
22 Dishwasher 10.2%
23 Washer; dryer 20.4%
24 Furniture; mattresses 214.2%
25 Computers and peripheral equipment; PCs; printers 40.8%
26 Yard and garden equipment; tractor; lawnmower 10.2%
27 Power tools (except 26) 00.0%
28 Air conditioner (except central air) 20.4%
29 China; silver; glass 00.0%
39 Small kitchen appliances or other household goods; vacuum cleaners; lamps; "things for the house" 30.6%
40 Audio: stereo equipment; amplifier; tuner; CD player; tape deck 00.0%
41 Video: television; VCR; home entertainment center; home theater; laserdisc player 40.8%
42 Camera; camcorder; photographic equipment 00.0%
43 Musical instruments; pianos and organs 00.0%
44 Exercise/weight equipment; memberships in health clubs 00.0%
45 Bicycle 00.0%
46 Ski equipment, including water ski 00.0%
47 Other hobby/recreation/entertainment items 00.0%
50 Invest in own business 20.4%
51 Investment in real estate 10.2%
52 Purchase stocks; bonds; mutual funds; certificates of deposit; IRA deposits; "investments" NFS 00.0%
53 Add to savings; put money away for future expenditures or emergencies 00.0%
59 Other savings or investments 00.0%
60 Travel/vacation expenses 40.8%
61 Medical/dental expenses 00.0%
62 Educational/school expenses: tuition, books, etc. 20.4%
63 Weddings or funerals 00.0%
64 Vehicle repair/upkeep 00.0%
70 Pay off credit cards 00.0%
71 Reduce mortgage debt 00.0%
72 Pay off other loans; bill consolidation (except 70) 10.2%
73 Tax payments; income/real estate taxes 00.0%
74 Insurance costs/bills 00.0%
75 Moving expenses 00.0%
80 Clothing 10.2%
81 Jewelry 10.2%
82 Gifts 00.0%
90 General living expenses; "everyday things" 00.0%
96 Nothing: don't want/need to make major expenditure (V221 only) 00.0%
Total 501 100%

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Based upon 501 valid cases out of 501 total cases.

Location: 137-138 (width: 2; decimal: 0)

Variable Type: numeric

Notes

Source: This variable was taken from: Survey of Consumer Attitudes and Behavior, June 1995 .

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