Household Expenditure Report
 
 
Attribute Benchmark
CANADA
Trade Area 
Average Compared with
Benchmark
TOTAL      
    Total households  14,779,000  28,821  
    Total expenditure  $84,294  $78,399  Similar
        Total current consumption  $63,553  $60,317  Similar
FOOD      
    Total food  $8,998  $8,049  Low
        Food purchased from stores  $6,264  $5,379  Low
            Locally and on day trips  $6,145  $5,243  Low
                Food purchased from supermarkets  $4,862  $4,090  Low
                Food and beverages purchased from specialty stores  $498  $498  Similar
                Food purchased from convenience stores  $205  $163  Low
                Food purchased from other stores  $580  $493  Low
            While on trips overnight or longer  $119  $136  High
        Board paid to private households  $47  $32  Low
        Food purchased from restaurants  $2,686  $2,638  Similar
            Restaurant meals  $2,314  $2,275  Similar
            Restaurant snacks and beverages  $372  $363  Similar
SHELTER      
    Total shelter  $18,370  $20,923  High
        Principal accommodation  $15,519  $18,619  High
        Rented living quarters  $3,623  $9,425  Extremely High
            Rent  $3,535  $9,252  Extremely High
        Owned living quarters  $9,338  $7,165  Low
            Regular mortgage payments  $5,253  $3,873  Low
            Maintenance, repairs and replacements  $489  $314  Low
            Condominium charges  $312  $509  High
            Property taxes  $1,929  $1,258  Low
            Homeowners insurance premiums  $668  $397  Low
        Water, fuel and electricity  $2,557  $2,029  Low
        Other accommodation  $1,700  $1,215  Low
        Traveller accommodation  $731  $560  Low
            Additions, renovations and alterations: contract, labour and material cost  $1,051  $1,008  Similar
        New installations of equipment and fixtures: contract, labour and material cost  $100  $80  Low
HOUSEHOLD OPERATION      
    Total household operation  $4,703  $4,487  Similar
        Communications  $2,244  $2,448  Similar
            Telephone  $1,682  $1,858  Similar
                Purchase of telephones and equipment  $119  $172  High
                Landline telephone service  $520  $466  Similar
                    Telephone service  $502  $450  Similar
                    Installation and repairs  $18  $16  Similar
                Cellular services  $1,066  $1,253  High
            Internet services  $375  $450  High
                On-line services  $100  $107  Similar
        Child care expenses  $494  $374  Low
            Child care outside the home  $418  $297  Low
                Day-care centres  $325  $231  Low
                Other child care outside the home  $93  $66  Low
            Child care in the home  $76  $76  Similar
            Domestic and other custodial services  $201  $146  Low
        Pet expenses  $641  $627  Similar
            Pet food  $268  $274  Similar
            Purchase of pets  $73  $71  Similar
            Purchase of pet related goods  $45  $45  Similar
            Veterinarian and other services  $256  $237  Similar
        Household cleaning supplies  $197  $156  Low
        Paper, plastic and foil household supplies  $342  $318  Similar
        Garden supplies and services  $423  $276  Low
            Nursery and greenhouse stock, cut flowers, and decorative plants  $198  $138  Low
            Fertilizers, soil and soil conditioners  $50  $29  Low
            Pesticides  $13  $8  Low
            Horticultural services, snow and garbage removal  $162  $101  Low
FURNISHINGS AND EQUIPMENT      
    Total household furnishings  $2,214  $1,932  Low
        Household furnishings  $990  $1,020  Similar
            Furniture  $703  $735  Similar
            Rugs, mats and underpadding  $40  $49  High
            Window coverings and household textiles  $142  $129  Similar
        Art, antiques and decorative ware  $105  $108  Similar
        Household equipment  $1,086  $812  Low
            Household appliances  $468  $375  Low
                Room air conditioners, portable humidifiers and dehumidifiers  $20  $22  High
                Refrigerators and freezers  $82  $71  Low
                Cooking stoves and ranges  $64  $54  Low
                Microwave and convection ovens  $12  $13  Similar
                Gas barbecues  $11  $5  Extremely Low
                Small electric food preparation appliances  $28  $15  Low
                Washers and dryers  $80  $60  Low
                Vacuum cleaners and other rug cleaning equipment  $20  $10  Low
                Portable dishwashers  $30  $24  Low
        Home and workshop tools and equipment  $124  $88  Low
            Power tools and equipment  $73  $48  Low
        Lawn, garden and snow-removal tools and equipment  $131  $77  Low
        Lamps and lampshades: exclude light fixtures  $3  $3  High
        Tableware, flatware and knives  $3  $4  High
        Non-electric cleaning equipment  $3  $3  Similar
        Luggage  $2  $2  Similar
        Home security equipment  $46  $24  Low
        Maintenance and repairs of furniture and equipment  $47  $23  Extremely Low
        Services related to furnishings and equipment  $92  $78  Low
CLOTHING      
    Total clothing  $3,749  $3,882  Similar
        Womens and girls wear (4 years and over)  $2,200  $2,242  Similar
            Clothing  $1,171  $1,113  Similar
            Footwear  $381  $378  Similar
            Accessories  $108  $122  High
            Jewellery and watches  $145  $156  Similar
        Mens and boys wear (4 years and over)  $1,408  $1,466  Similar
            Clothing  $763  $769  Similar
            Footwear  $278  $300  Similar
            Accessories  $49  $56  High
            Jewellery and watches  $51  $76  High
        Childrens wear (under 4 years)  $87  $118  High
            Clothing and cloth diapers  $52  $74  High
            Footwear  $11  $14  High
        Services  $54  $55  Similar
            Laundry and dry-cleaning service  $25  $16  Low
            Laundromats and self-service dry cleaning  $21  $37  High
            Maintenance, repair and alteration  $8  $2  Extremely Low
TRANSPORTATION      
    Total transportation  $12,734  $10,494  Low
        Private transportation  $11,466  $8,976  Low
        Purchase of automobiles and trucks  $4,390  $2,827  Low
        Purchase of automotive accessories  $57  $43  Low
        Rented automobiles and trucks  $67  $43  Low
        Operation of owned and leased automobiles and trucks  $6,566  $5,792  Low
            Gasoline and other fuels  $2,583  $2,182  Low
            Tires, batteries, and other automotive parts and supplies  $394  $314  Low
            Maintenance and repair  $1,129  $1,048  Similar
        Garage rent and parking  $223  $217  Similar
        Public transportation  $1,267  $1,518  High
        Local and commuter transportation  $381  $724  Extremely High
        Inter-city transportation  $788  $691  Low
HEALTH CARE      
    Total health care  $2,406  $1,610  Low
        Direct costs to household  $1,615  $1,102  Low
            Health care supplies  $42  $22  Low
        Medicinal and pharmaceutical products  $667  $435  Low
            Prescribed medicines and pharmaceutical products  $365  $217  Low
        Physicians care  $213  $162  Low
        Eye-care goods and services  $192  $149  Low
            Prescription eye wear  $126  $90  Low
                Prescription eyeglasses  $114  $81  Low
                Prescription contact lenses  $12  $8  Low
            Eye care services (eg. surgery, exams)  $43  $39  Similar
        Dental services  $313  $200  Low
        Hospital care  $33  $19  Low
        Health insurance premiums  $792  $508  Low
            Public hospital, medical and drug plans  $184  $135  Low
        Private health insurance plans  $608  $373  Low
            Private health care plans (eg., supplementary coverage, drug plans, etc.)  $439  $249  Low
            Dental plans  $46  $30  Low
            Accident and disability insurance  $124  $93  Low
PERSONAL CARE      
    Total personal care  $1,291  $1,281  Similar
        Personal care supplies and equipment  $682  $709  Similar
            Personal care preparations  $430  $464  Similar
                Hair care products  $112  $110  Similar
                Makeup, skin care and manicure products  $224  $232  Similar
                Fragrance products  $25  $25  Similar
                Personal deodorants and soaps  $20  $21  Similar
                Oral hygiene products  $44  $45  Similar
            Electric hair-styling and personal care appliances  $53  $57  Similar
        Personal care services  $609  $572  Similar
            Hair grooming  $470  $431  Similar
RECREATION      
    Total Recreation  $4,128  $3,134  Low
        Recreation equipment and associated services  $894  $772  Low
            Sports and athletic equipment  $116  $88  Low
                Golf  $17  $14  Low
                Raquet sports equipment  $5  $4  Low
                Ice hockey equipment (excluding skates)  $16  $10  Low
                Ice skates  $12  $9  Low
                Downhill skiing  $13  $8  Low
                Cross-country skiing  $3  $2  Low
                Fishing  $16  $13  Low
                Home exercise equipment  $15  $12  Low
                Other sporting and athletic equipment  $19  $15  Low
            Playground equipment, above-ground pools and accessories  $12  $5  Extremely Low
        Toys, electronic games and arts/hobby materials  $138  $95  Low
            Toys and childrens vehicles  $61  $37  Low
            Electronic games and parts  $39  $25  Low
        Artists materials, handicraft and hobbycraft kits and materials  $39  $32  Low
        Childrens toy as gift to persons outside of the household or to charity  $79  $66  Low
        Computer equipment and supplies  $347  $359  Similar
        Computer hardware  $244  $272  High
        Computer software  $30  $26  Low
        Computer supplies and other equipment  $73  $60  Low
        Photographic goods and services  $98  $96  Similar
        Musical instruments, parts and accessories  $51  $42  Low
        Collectors items (eg. stamps, coins)  $21  $16  Low
        Camping, picnic equipment and accessories (excluding bbqs)  $41  $26  Low
        Recreation vehicles and associated services  $752  $306  Extremely Low
        Purchase of recreation vehicles  $580  $226  Extremely Low
        Bicycles, parts and accessories: excludes childrens bicycles with wheels under 14 inches.  $143  $121  Low
        Operation of recreational vehicles  $172  $80  Extremely Low
        Home entertainment equipment and services  $273  $272  Similar
        Equipment  $260  $263  Similar
            Audio (eg. radio, cd players, speakers  $19  $21  Similar
                Video equipment  $140  $155  High
        Services  $14  $9  Low
        Recreation services  $2,210  $1,784  Low
            Entertainment  $955  $870  Similar
                Admissions to movie theatres  $72  $84  High
                Admissions to live sports events  $114  $91  Low
                Admissions to live performing arts  $69  $60  Low
                Admission to museums and other activities  $38  $27  Low
            Rental of cablevision and satellite services  $661  $608  Similar
        Use of recreation facilities  $451  $391  Low
            Sports fees  $328  $340  Similar
                Membership fees for sports and recreation facilities  $228  $235  Similar
        Package travel tours  $763  $512  Low
READING MATERIALS      
    Reading materials and other printed matter  $155  $111  Low
        Newspapers  $17  $7  Extremely Low
        Magazines and periodicals  $21  $12  Low
        Books and pamphlets (excluding school books)  $101  $80  Low
        Maps, sheet music and other printed matter  $11  $9  Low
        Services related to reading materials (eg. duplicating, library fees)  $4  $2  Low
EDUCATION      
    Education  $1,605  $1,931  High
        Education supplies and textbooks  $607  $807  High
            Supplies  $1,031  $1,381  High
                Kindergarten, nursery, elementary and secondary  $262  $242  Similar
                Post-secondary  $769  $1,139  High
            Textbooks  $22  $25  High
                Kindergarten, nursery, elementary and secondary  $3  $2  Low
                Post-secondary  $18  $23  High
            Tuition fees  $1,502  $1,725  High
                Kindergarten, nursery, elementary and secondary  $197  $152  Low
                Post-secondary  $1,305  $1,573  High
                    Tuition fees for university  $813  $1,008  High
                    Tuition fees for other post-secondary education (college, trade and professional courses)  $470  $553  High
TOBACCO & ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES      
    Tobacco products and alcoholic beverages  $1,314  $958  Low
        Tobacco products and smokers supplies  $376  $269  Low
            Cigarettes, cigars and tobacco  $336  $242  Low
            Matches and other smokers supplies  $40  $27  Low
        Alcoholic beverages  $938  $689  Low
            Served on licensed premises  $240  $245  Similar
            Purchased from stores  $671  $437  Low
            Self-made alcoholic beverages  $27  $8  Extremely Low
GAMES OF CHANCE      
    Games of chance (net)  $168  $124  Low
MISCELLANEOUS EXPENDITURES      
    Financial services  $515  $398  Low
    Dues to unions and professional associations  $240  $195  Low
    Contributions and dues for social clubs and other organizations  $45  $39  Low
    Forfeit of deposits, fines, and money lost or stolen  $52  $37  Low
    Tools and equipment purchased for work  $15  $12  Low
TAXES      
    Personal taxes  $13,453  $11,681  Low
        Income tax on reference year income  $13,572  $11,757  Low
        Income tax on income received before reference year  $365  $433  High
        Other personal taxes  $2  $3  Similar
        Tax refunds  -$486  -$512  Similar
INSURANCE      
    Personal insurance payments and pension contributions  $5,220  $4,652  Low
        Life insurance premiums, annuity contracts and transfers to rrifs.  $663  $464  Low
            Life insurance premiums  $619  $438  Low
            Annuity contracts and transfers to rrifs  $44  $27  Low
        Employment insurance premiums  $771  $700  Similar
        Retirement and pension fund payments  $3,786  $3,488  Similar
    Registered retirement savings plans  $3,175  $2,403  Low
GIFTS      
    Gifts of money and contributions  $2,068  $1,749  Low
        Money and support payments  $1,362  $1,191  Low
            Alimony and child support  $327  $327  Similar
            support payments to persons living inside canada  $788  $500  Low
            support payments to persons living outside canada  $247  $363  High
CONTRIBUTIONS TO CHARITY      
    Contributions to charity  $706  $558  Low
        Religious organizations  $340  $460  High
        Non-religious charitable organizations  $367  $98  Extremely Low
GROCERY      
    Total grocery  $8,051  $6,718  Low
        Dairy products and eggs  $926  $729  Low
        Bakery  $602  $525  Low
        Cereal grains and cereal products  $350  $311  Low
        Fruit and nuts  $769  $708  Similar
        Vegetables  $723  $686  Similar
        Condiments, spices and vinegar  $277  $214  Low
        Sugar and sugar preparations  $372  $243  Low
        Coffee and tea  $358  $272  Low
        Fats and oils  $162  $138  Low
        Other foods, materials and food preparations  $586  $442  Low
        Non-alcoholic beverages  $1,437  $1,179  Low
        Meat  $1,264  $1,064  Low
        Fish and other marine products  $225  $207  Similar
 
This report is based on the data product "Household Expenditure 2017" at the 6-digit postal code level from Manifold Data Mining Inc. No confidential information about an individual, household, organization or business has been obtained from Statistics Canada.
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