Are you trying to figure out how much kids' allowance to give? Looking at average allowances for kids of all ages can help.
The challenge with any average is that they take everyone and put them in a big pool. That can mean that the average amounts just don't apply to you or your kids that much.
With average allowance amounts you can't tell you the difference between a New York and Kansas youth allowance - or what the rest of the family budget looks like.
A better method might be to informally poll other families in your area to find out what the average allowance for kids is (it's sort of like figuring out how much the tooth fairy pays).
But, having a view of the overall averages is a starting point. Here are the weekly average allowances by age from Fact Monster:
This chart is helpful in confirming what you probably already know:
But don't give up on figuring out the best allowance for your kids and your family. No kids' allowance amount is going to be perfect. The key is to starting and keeping an allowance program going - and having it be a meaningful enough amount to teach basic money management without making your kids rich in the process.