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, no further mention 37474.8%
1 Car/truck/jeep/utility 438.6%
2 Recreational vehicle: camper-trailer, motor home 10.2%
3 Snowmobile; other off-road vehicle 00.0%
4 Boat; boating equipment (including boat trailer) 51.0%
5 Motorcycle; moped 10.2%
6 Airplane 10.2%
10 New house/condo; mobile/modular home (if primary residence) 183.6%
11 Vacation home/property/cottage 30.6%
12 Home addition or improvement (e.g., addition to the house) 132.6%
13 Home repairs/maintenance/upkeep (e.g., int./ext. painting 10.2%
20 Refrigerator; freezer 30.6%
21 Stove/range; microwave 10.2%
22 Dishwasher 00.0%
23 Washer; dryer 40.8%
24 Furniture; mattresses 71.4%
25 Computers and peripheral equipment; PCS; printers 30.6%
26 Yard and garden equipment; tractor; lawnmower 00.0%
27 Power tools (except 26) 00.0%
28 Air conditioner (except central air) 10.2%
29 China; silver; glass 00.0%
30 Major household appliance(s) -- NFS 51.0%
39 Small kitchen appliances or other household goods 00.0%
40 Audio: stereo equipment; amplifier; tuner; CD player; etc 00.0%
41 Video: television; VCR; home entertainment center; etc 10.2%
42 Camera; camcorder; photographic equipment 00.0%
43 Musical instruments; pianos and organs 00.0%
44 Exercise/weight equipment; memberships in health clubs 10.2%
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 10.2%
51 Investment in real estate 20.4%
52 Purchase stocks; bonds; mutl. funds; certificates of deposit 00.0%
53 Add to savings; put money away for future expenditures 00.0%
58 Art work; paintings; sculpture 00.0%
59 Other savings or investments 00.0%
60 Travel/vacation expenses 81.6%
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) 00.0%
73 Tax payments; income/real estate taxes 00.0%
74 Insurance costs/bills 00.0%
75 Moving expenses 10.2%
80 Clothing 00.0%
81 Jewelry 00.0%
Total 500 100%

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Based upon 500 valid cases out of 500 total cases.

Location: 155-156 (width: 2; decimal: 0)

Variable Type: numeric

(Range of) Valid Data Values: 0 thru 99

Notes

Source: This variable was taken from: Survey of Consumer Attitudes and Behavior, August 1997.

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Disclaimer: The frequencies for this variable may not be weighted. They are purely descriptive and may not be representative of the study population. Please use with caution and consult the study documentation.

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