Table 7A.3
Concordance between Quarterly Retail Commodity Survey (QRCS) commodities and personal expenditure series

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QRCS commodities

Proportion Personal expenditure series
Code Description Code Description
C0001 Furniture 1.00 J001 Furniture
C0002 Carpets and other floor coverings 0.40 J002 Floor coverings
C0002 Carpets and other floor coverings 0.60 Jxxx (dummy)
C0003 Household appliances 0.30 J004 Refrigerators and freezers
C0003 Household appliances 0.20 J005 Washers and dryers
C0003 Household appliances 0.35 J006 Stoves, ranges and microwave ovens
C0003 Household appliances 0.15 J007 Other major appliances
C0004 New cars 1.00 J011 New automobiles
C0005 Used motor vehicles 1.00 J012 Used motor vehicles (net value)
C0006 New trucks 1.00 J013 New trucks and vans
C0007 Clothing and footwear 0.28 J051 Men's and boys' clothing
C0007 Clothing and footwear 0.55 J052 Women's, girls' and infant's clothing
C0007 Clothing and footwear 0.17 J056 Footwear
C0008 Hardware and building materials 0.90 J065 Hardware
C0008 Hardware and building materials 0.10 Jxxx (dummy)
C0009 Meat and fish 1.00 J101 Food and non-alcoholic beverages
C0010 Fruits and vegetables 1.00 J101 Food and non-alcoholic beverages
C0011 Dairy products and pastries 1.00 J101 Food and non-alcoholic beverages
C0012 Non-alcoholic beverages 1.00 J101 Food and non-alcoholic beverages
C0013 Other food 1.00 J101 Food and non-alcoholic beverages
C0014 Drugs 1.00 J111 Pharmaceutical products and medical goods

C0015

Gasoline, motor oil and additives

1.00

J112

Motor fuels and lubricants

Source: Guide to the Income and Expenditure Accounts, Statistics Canada, catalogue no.13-017-X