The bar chart illustrates the average amount spent yearly on clothes per person in the US in three different years.
Overall, it is clear that women spent the most on clothes while the average spending on clothes by boys and girl remains relatively constant over the period.
In 1985, women spent on average every year at about $500. This figure slightly rose about $520 in 1995, before increasing sharply to reach a peak of around $640 in 2005. In contrast, the annual expenditure on clothes by US men fluctuated. The average in 1985 was $300, then there was a dramatic growth to $430 in 1995 and it felt to $400 in 2005.
The average spent on clothes for boys and girls was much lower. The average spent boys' clothes approximated $100 every year. However, the average spent girls' clothes saw a slight rise. In 1985, the figure was $100 and there was a slow growth of about $120 and $150 in 1995 and 2005, respectively.