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Comparison of the 2011 and 2009 distribution1 of expenditures used in the Consumer Price Index, by major component, for Canada

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Comparison of the 2011 and 2009 distribution1 of expenditures used in the Consumer Price Index, by major component, for Canada
Table summary
This table displays a comparison of the 2011 and 2009 distribution of expenditures used in the Consumer Price Index, by major component, for Canada. The row headers provide information for the major components of the index. The column headers provide information for the 2011 expenditures expressed in 2011 prices and in January 2013 prices, calculated using percent as a unit of measure. This is followed by the 2009 expenditures expressed in January 2013 prices, calculated using percent as a unit of measure.
  2011 Expenditures 2009 Expenditures
Expressed in 2011 prices Expressed in January 2013 prices Expressed in January 2013 prices
  percent
Major Components  
All-Items CPI 100.0 100.0 100.0
Food 16.4 16.6 16.4
Shelter 25.9 26.3 27.7
Household operations, furnishings and equipment 12.6 12.7 11.8
Clothing and footwear 6.2 5.8 5.0
Transportation 20.1 20.0 20.3
Health and personal care 5.0 4.9 4.9
Recreation, education and reading 11.3 11.0 10.9
Alcoholic beverages and tobacco products 2.8 2.8 3.0
Figures may not add to 100% due to rounding.
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