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SOURCE U.S. Census Bureau

WASHINGTON, Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following tip sheet was released today by the U.S. Census Bureau:

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Did you know that spending by consumers grew at a 5.7 percent pace before the Great Recession compared with a 2.5 percent growth rate during the economic recovery? Find out how consumer spending in states is faring on Aug. 22 at approximately 9:15-10 a.m. EDT as Ian Mead, chief of the Regional Product Division at the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis, discusses BEA's first-ever data on how much consumers spend by state and the quarterly statistics on the economic activity generated by each state. Each Friday, C-SPAN's "America by the Numbers" segment features information from the federal statistical system. The program highlights the trends and allows the public to call in or email their views. More information on previous C-SPAN programs is available at http://www.census.gov/newsroom/cspan/.

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