Table 2 
Budget shares of major spending categories by income quintile, 2014 

Budget shares of major spending categories by income quintile, 2014
  Lowest quintile Second quintile Third quintile Fourth quintile Highest quintile
  dollarsdollarsdollarsdollarsdollars
Average household expenditures 31,974 47,295 67,829 94,726 161,771
  share of total expenditure (%) share of total expenditure (%) share of total expenditure (%) share of total expenditure (%) share of total expenditure (%)
Food 13.5 12.9 11.9 10.2 7.6
Shelter 32.8 26.4 22.7 21.0 17.0
Clothing and accessories 5.0 4.9 4.8 4.3 3.9
Transportation 15.6 15.9 16.5 15.9 12.8
Income taxes 1.3 6.4 11.6 16.3 29.4
Source(s):
Data were derived from CANSIM table 203-0022.
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