Canada at a Glance 2018
Income, Spending

Table 13
Median after-tax income, by economic family type
Table summary
This table displays the results of Median after-tax income, by economic family type. 2015 calculated by constant dollars (2015) (appearing as column headers).
  2015
constant dollars (2015)
Economic families, two or more people 76,900
Elderly families, two or more people 57,500
Elderly couples only 56,100
Other elderly families 63,300
Non-elderly families 82,600
Couples only 74,700
Couples with children 94,200
Couples with other relatives 114,800
Lone-parent families 45,700
Other non-elderly families 67,600
Unattached individuals 28,200
Elderly males 27,300
Elderly females 25,700
Non-elderly males 31,700
Non-elderly females 26,100
Table 14
Average household expenditures
Table summary
This table displays the results of Average household expenditures. 2015, 2016 and 2015 to 2016, calculated using dollars and percent change units of measure (appearing as column headers).
  2015 2016 2015 to 2016
dollars % change
Total expenditures 82,697 84,489 2.2
Total current consumption 60,516 62,183 2.8
Food 8,629 8,784 1.8
Shelter 17,509 18,032 3.0
Household operations 4,490 4,704 4.8
Household furnishings and equipment 2,166 2,300 6.2
Clothing and accessories 3,374 3,371 -0.1
Transportation 11,761 11,909 1.3
Health care 2,361 2,574 9.0
Personal care 1,316 1,311 -0.4
Recreation 3,981 3,935 -1.2
Education 1,540 1,688 9.6
Reading materials and other printed matter 168 156 -7.1
Tobacco products and alcoholic beverages 1,336 1,406 5.2
Games of chance (net amount) 180 217 20.6
Miscellaneous 1,703 1,794 5.3
Income taxes 15,334 15,310 -0.2
Personal insurance payments and pension contributions 4,880 5,067 3.8
Gifts of money and contributions 1,967 1,929 -1.9
 
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