Average household expenditures, by selected metropolitan area (Edmonton, Vancouver)

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Average household expenditures, by selected metropolitan area
(Edmonton, Vancouver)
  2009
  Edmonton Vancouver
  Average expenditure per household Households reporting expenditures Average expenditure per household Households reporting expenditures
  $ % $ %
Total expenditure 80,527 100.0 76,870 100.0
Total current consumption 57,489 100.0 56,430 100.0
Food 7,398 100.0 7,920 100.0
Shelter 16,620 99.7 17,449 99.4
Household operation 3,881 99.8 3,188 100.0
Household furnishings and equipment 2,239 93.2 1,872 89.1
Clothing 3,313 99.3 3,167 98.2
Transportation 11,068 99.8 9,506 98.6
Health care 1,935 96.9 2,432 98.0
Personal care 1,441 100.0 1,165 99.6
Recreation 4,779 98.7 4,491 97.6
Reading materials and other printed matter 282 68.8 192 61.3
Education 1,354 36.1 2,389 37.7
Tobacco products and alcoholic beverages 1,776 84.3 1,393 74.4
Games of chance (net amount) 325 67.5 196 56.0
Miscellaneous 1,079 90.5 1,071 87.6
Personal income taxes 16,661 93.2 15,700 90.5
Personal insurance payments and pension contributions 4,744 92.4 3,499 85.0
Gifts of money and contributions 1,633 76.7 1,240 65.5

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