Canada at a Glance 2017
Income, Spending

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Table 13
Median after-tax income, by economic family type
Table summary
This table displays the results of Median after-tax income 2014, calculated using constant dollars (2014) units of measure (appearing as column headers).
  2014
constant dollars (2014)
Economic families, two or more people 75,700
Elderly families 54,500
Elderly couples only 54,000
Other elderly families 58,300
Non-elderly families 82,100
Couples only 74,400
Couples with children 91,000
Couples with other relatives 107,200
Lone-parent families 43,400
Other non-elderly families 67,700
Unattached individuals 29,100
Elderly males 29,900
Elderly females 26,100
Non-elderly males 31,000
Non-elderly females 27,700
Table 14
Average household expenditures
Table summary
This table displays the results of Average household expenditures 2013, 2014 and 2013 to 2014, calculated using dollars and % change units of measure (appearing as column headers).
  2013 2014 2013 to 2014
dollars % change
Total expenditures 79,098 80,728 2.1
Total current consumption 58,576 59,057 0.8
Food 7,934 8,109 2.2
Shelter 16,361 17,160 4.9
Household operations 4,344 4,393 1.1
Household furnishings and equipment 1,974 2,067 4.7
Clothing and accessories 3,551 3,503 -1.4
Transportation 12,044 11,891 -1.3
Health care 2,475 2,251 -9.1
Personal care 1,226 1,207 -1.5
Recreation 3,930 3,843 -2.2
Education 1,518 1,502 -1.1
Reading materials and other printed matter 183 144 -21.3
Tobacco products and alcoholic beverages 1,352 1,222 -9.6
Games of chance (net amount) 162 156 -3.7
Miscellaneous 1,521 1,608 5.7
Income taxes 14,038 14,867 5.9
Personal insurance payments and pension contributions 4,570 4,871 6.6
Gifts of money and contributions 1,914 1,934 1.0
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