A new study finds kids are getting more money for their allowance

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(WILX) -- A new report reveals just how much kids are earning in their allowances.

Kids' average allowances increased in 2018.

A survey of more than 30,000 kids by Rooster Money, a kids chore tracking app, finds that kids between the ages of 4 and 14 earned an average allowance of $471 last year.

That equals out to about $9.6 a week, an increase of more about 3.7% from the previous year.

That factors in an average of $58 in cash received for Christmas.

Researchers says 69% of parents choose to give their kids a regular allowance.

Among the most common chores are tidying the bedroom, which earns an average of $2.07, laundry, looking after pets, cleaning the bathroom and taking out the trash.

The top three things kids are spending their allowance on are candy, presents and books.