The future-oriented financial highlights presented in this RPP are intended as a general overview of Statistics Canada's forecast financial position and operations.
Future-oriented financial statements can be found at www.statcan.gc.ca/eng/about/rpp/2013-2014/s03p02-1.
Figure 4 — Future-oriented assets, by type, 2013-2014
Total assets include net financial assets of $28.1 million and non-financial assets of $121.2 million. Total assets are anticipated to be $149.3 million in 2013-14 down $2.4 million from 2012-13 projections. Of this amount, tangible capital assets are projected to total $115.8 million, down approximately $6.8 million, or 5.5%, from the 2012-13 projection. Tangible capital assets make up the largest portion of assets, 77.5% of the total. They mainly comprise computer software, $64.6 million; software under development, $30.1 million; and leasehold improvements, $15.4 million. Of the remaining assets, accounts receivable and advances are expected to be $7.1 million; prepaid expenses, $4.9 million; and consumable supplies, $0.6 million.
Figure 5 — Future-oriented liabilities, by type, 2013-2014
Total liabilities are anticipated to be $72.9 million for 2013-14, a net decrease of $16.2 million from 2012-13 projections. Employee future benefits make up the largest portion of the liabilities, $25.4 million, or 34.8% of total liabilities. Accounts payable and accrued liabilities make up the next largest portion, $24.1 million, or 33.1% of total liabilities. It comprises accounts payable to external parties, $16.3 million; accrued salaries and wages, $7.0 million; and accounts payable to other federal government departments and agencies, $0.8 million. Vacation pay and compensatory leave make up $21.8 million, or 29.9% of the total.
Figure 6 — Future-oriented gross expenses, by Program, 2013-2014
Statistics Canada projects $582.0 million in gross expenses for 2013-14, a decrease of $45.9 million from 2012-13 projections. Forecast gross expenses for 2013-14 are broken down by program as follows: Economic and Environmental Statistics, $135.7 million, or 23.3%; Socio-economic Statistics, $107.1 million, or 18.4%; Censuses, $21.2 million, or 3.7%; Statistical Infrastructure, $168.5 million, or 28.9%; Cost-recovered Statistical Services, $92.2 million, or 15.8%; and Internal Services, $57.4 million, or 9.9%.
Figure 7 — Future-oriented gross expenses, by type, 2013-2014
Statistics Canada projects $582.0 million in expenses for 2013-14. The gross expenses are broken down as follows: salaries and employee benefits, $447.3 million; amortization, $35.3 million; accommodations, $32.0 million; professional services, $21.4 million; transportation and postage, $18.5 million; repairs and maintenance, $2.2 million; and other expenses, $25.3 million.