Household Spending Survey, by Component
Summary Statistics: 2007
Canada, Northwest Territories and Yellowknife


Canada
NWT
Yellowknife

Number of Households
12,985,140
15,100
7,930
Average Expenditure per Household:
($)
($)
($)
Total expenditure
69,946
89,075
103,762
Total current consumption
49,766
63,369
73,041
Food
7,305
9,096
9,060
Shelter
13,643
18,249
23,192
Household operation
3,287
4,110
4,763
Household furnishings and equipment
1,964
2,466
3,043
Clothing
2,948
3,844
4,796
Transportation
9,395
11,439
12,040
Health care
1,932
1,306
1,782
Personal care
1,167
1,351
1,631
Recreation
3,976
6,132
6,843
Reading materials and other printed matter
260
312
376
Education
1,017
503
795
Tobacco products and alcoholic beverages
1,536
2,792
2,695
Games of chance (net)
251
653
533
Miscellaneous expenditures
1,081
1,116
1,494
Personal taxes
14,447
17,751
21,318

Source: Statistics Canada's Survey of Household Spending