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  • Articles and reports: 11-627-M2017040
    Description:

    This infographic highlights some of the information provided by the 2016 Survey of Household Spending. For example, it presents the annual average spending on public transportation across Canada, shelter costs for owners and renters, as well as the proportion of Canadian households’ food budget spent on restaurant meals. It also shows how Canadian households allocated their budgets to various goods and services.

    Release date: 2017-12-13

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    Description: Release published in The Daily – Statistics Canada’s official release bulletin
    Release date: 2017-12-13

  • Articles and reports: 11-627-M2017002
    Description:

    The following infographic highlights some of the information provided by the 2015 Survey of Household Spending (SHS). For example, it presents annual average spending on pets, clothing and accessories, as well as water, fuel and electricity. As well as, an overview of how Canadian households allocated their budgets to various goods and services.

    Release date: 2017-01-27

  • The Daily
    Description: Release published in The Daily – Statistics Canada’s official release bulletin
    Release date: 2016-04-06

  • The Daily
    Description: Release published in The Daily – Statistics Canada’s official release bulletin
    Release date: 2015-12-10

  • Journals and periodicals: 75-001-X
    Description:

    This publication brings together and analyzes a wide range of labour and income data. Topics include youth in the labour market, pensions and retirement, work arrangements, education and training, and trends in family income. One section highlights new products, surveys, research projects and conferences. Another section uses charts and text to describe a variety of subjects related to labour and income. Each winter print issue contains an index of all published articles.

    To find the latest updates on labour market and household issues such as gambling, minimum wage, retirement and unionization, please visit: Topics of interest on labour and income.

    Release date: 2012-08-22

  • Articles and reports: 11F0027M2011067
    Description:

    Studies of pre- and post-retirement annual income have focused on the extent to which income falls at this crucial stage in life. Although these studies vary in scope and intent, the overall consensus is that the Canadian retirement income system provides income replacement rates that are in the excess of 60% to 70% for a plurality of Canadians, especially for those who had low incomes during their prime working years. However, little has been published on the extent to which retirees maintain their same levels of consumption. Using data from the Survey of Family Expenditures (FAMEX) and from the Survey of Household Spending (SHS), this study develops a synthetic cohort approach to determine how the consumption patterns of households headed by individuals in their late 40s (in the early 1980s) differ from those of a group of households headed by individuals in their early 70s (in the late 2000s). It finds that, even though the nature of consumption changes over time, the overall levels of consumption "per adult" do not decline by substantial amounts among Canadians as they age.

    Release date: 2011-03-25

  • Articles and reports: 11F0027M2010066
    Description:

    Using data from the Survey of Household Spending and from its predecessor, the Survey of Family Expenditures, this paper investigates the relative incomes of retirement-age and working-age Canadians from 1969 to 2006, taking into account both explicit household income and the implicit income generated by owner-occupied housing. Over this 37-year period, the explicit incomes of retirement-age households increased at a more rapid pace than those of working-age households. Implicit income from owner-occupied housing also increased rapidly during this time, matching the rate at which the explicit income of retirement-age households increased. On average, this implicit source of earnings raised the incomes of retirement-age households (aged 70 and over) by 16%. Taking both forms of income into account, the incomes of retirement-age households (aged 70 and over), relative to the incomes of working-age households (aged 40 to 49), increased from 45% in 1969 to 59% in 2006. During this period, Canadians invested in housing assets that provided additional income upon retirement.

    Release date: 2010-12-09

  • Articles and reports: 81-599-X2009001
    Description:

    This fact sheet provides an overview of household spending related to education between 1997 and 2007. The text and accompanying charts summarize data at the Canadian and provincial levels from the Survey of Household Spending.

    Release date: 2009-05-01

  • Articles and reports: 11-621-M2004012
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    This article examines retail sales and household expenditures data from 1997 to 2002 to show the impact of homebuyers on furniture and appliance spending.

    Release date: 2004-05-13

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