Household spending in the territorial capitals, 2017

Release date: December 12, 2018
Household spending in the territorial capitals, 2017
Household spending in the territorial capitals, 2017

Household spending in the territorial capitals, 2017

Average annual household spending on goods and services: Top 5 categories

Whitehorse, Yukon
Category Average Examples of expenditures within categories Average
Shelter $19,990 Electricity $1,524
Transportation $12,787 Public transportation $2,458
Food $9,418 Food purchased from stores $6,981
Household operations, furnishings and equipment $8,874 Communications $3,117
Recreation $4,257 Television and satellite radio services $619
Yellowknife, Northwest Territories
Category Average Examples of expenditures within categories Average
Shelter $30,146 Electricity $2,307
Transportation $18,966 Public transportation $3,294
Food $11,690 Food purchased from stores $8,475
Household operations, furnishings and equipment $10,404 Communications $3,743
Recreation $6,910 Television and satellite radio services $936
Iqaluit, Nunavut
Category Average Examples of expenditures within categories Average
Shelter $30,336 Electricity $1,256
Food $16,162 Food purchased from stores $12,959
Transportation $14,333 Public transportation $5,811
Household operations, furnishings and equipment $9,910 Communications $4,352
Clothing and accessories $6,684 Clothing $3,851

Notes:

Statistics for the territories include the capitals only.

Source: Survey of Household Spending, 2017.

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