(WLAX/WEUX) – Shoppers are expected to spend big this holiday, but it might still be less than what it was before the pandemic.

The ‘National Retail Federation’ projects buyers will cough up about a thousand dollars this holiday season.

It’s about even with 2020 holiday spending but about 50-dollars less than in 2019.

The 1-thousand-dollar figure covers all purchases including gifts, food, candy, decorations, and cards. With the supply chain problems hitting this fall, about 47 percent of shoppers say they’re worried about hard times in finding what they want, with the biggest concerns for electronics, clothes, and toys.