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Comparison of the 2005 and 2001 distribution
1 of expenditures used in the Consumer Price Index, by major component, for Canada

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Comparison of the 2005 and 2001 distribution of expenditures used in the Consumer Price Index, by major component, for Canada
  2005 Expenditures 2001 Expenditures
Expressed in 2005 prices Expressed in April 2007 prices Expressed in April 2007 prices
  percent
Major Components  
All-Items 100.0 100.0 100.0
Food 16.9 17.0 17.1
Shelter 25.7 26.6 27.7
Household operations, furnishings and equipment 11.4 11.1 10.2
Clothing and footwear 5.6 5.4 5.1
Transportation 19.6 19.9 20.2
Health and personal care 4.8 4.7 4.4
Recreation, education and reading 13.0 12.2 11.2
Alcoholic beverages and tobacco products 3.1 3.1 4.2
Figures may not add to 100% due to rounding.