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Figure 1 Departmental Spending Trend

Departmental Spending Trend

Description for Figure 1 Departmental Spending Trend

Note: Based on approved main estimates funding. Funding for the 2016 Census programs was approved for one year in 2013/2014 but is pending for future years. Total spending includes respendable cost-recovery revenues. Net spending is equivalent to total corporate expenditures less expenditures related to cost-recovery programs. Funding for the 2016 census cycle will be finalized and announced in due course.

As shown in Figure 1, total and net spending peak in 2011/2012 when the 2011 Census of Population, the National Household Survey and the 2011 Census of Agriculture are conducted; and drop sharply in 2012/2013 as these activities begin to wind down. This pattern is typical for the Agency, a result of the census program cycles.

Figure 1 also shows that spending, net of cost recovery and the censuses, reduce significantly over the six-year period, a result of budget reductions. The increase in spending net of cost recovery and the censuses in 2012/2013 is mostly because of expenditures for severance liquidations related to the signing of collective agreements, and workforce adjustment costs.

 
 
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