User Guide for the Survey of Household Spending, 2014
Appendix D — Diary response rates among the interview respondents, by various household characteristics

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Table D1
Diary response rates among interview respondents, by household type, Canada, 2014
Table summary
This table displays the results of Diary response rates among interview respondents to the Interview respondents, Diaries, Refusal, Unusable, Usable and Response rate, calculated using number and percentage units of measure (appearing as column headers).
  Interview respondentsNote 1 DiariesNote 2
RefusalNote 3 Unusable Usable Response rateNote 4
number percentage
All household types 5,682 1,789 135 3,758 66.1
One person household 1,522 556 49 917 60.2
Couple without children 1,727 450 32 1,245 72.1
Couple with children 1,477 470 25 982 66.5
Couple with other related or unrelated persons 201 58 3 140 69.7
Lone-parent household with no additional persons 389 129 11 249 64.0
Other household with related or unrelated persons 366 126 15 225 61.5
Table D2
Diary response rates among interview respondents, by household tenure, Canada, 2014
Table summary
This table displays the results of Diary response rates interview respondents to the interview Interview respondents, Diaries, Refusal, Unusable, Usable and Response rate, calculated using number and percentage units of measure (appearing as column headers).
  Interview respondentstable 2 Note 1 Diariestable 2 Note 2
Refusaltable 2 Note 3 Unusable Usable Response ratetable 2 Note 4
number percentage
All household tenures 5,682 1,789 135 3,758 66.1
Owner without mortgage 2,035 573 34 1,428 70.2
Owner with mortgage 1,965 628 42 1,295 65.9
Renter (with or without rent paid) 1,682 588 59 1,035 61.5
Table D3
Diary response rates among interview respondents, by age of the reference person, Canada, 2014
Table summary
This table displays the results of Diary response rates interview respondents to the Interview respondents, Diaries, Refusal, Unusable, Usable and Response rate, calculated using number and percentage units of measure (appearing as column headers).
  Interview respondentstable 3 Note 1 Diariestable 3 Note 2
Refusaltable 3 Note 3 Unusable Usable Response ratetable 3 Note 4
number percentage
Reference person of all ages 5,682 1,789 135 3,758 66.1
Less than 30 years 542 200 21 321 59.2
30 to 39 years 851 277 28 546 64.2
40 to 54 years 1,636 544 38 1,054 64.4
55 to 64 years 1,179 343 19 817 69.3
65 years and over 1,474 425 29 1,020 69.2
Table D4
Diary response rates among interview respondents, by before-tax income quintile, Canada, 2014
Table summary
This table displays the results of Diary response rates interview respondents to the Interview respondents, Diaries, Refusal, Unusable, Usable and Response rate, calculated using number and percentage units of measure (appearing as column headers).
  Interview respondentstable 4 Note 1 Diariestable 4 Note 2
Refusaltable 4 Note 3 Unusable Usable Response ratetable 4 Note 4
number percentage
Total of all income quintiles 5,682 1,789 135 3,758 66.1
Lowest quintile 1,079 388 45 646 59.9
Second quintile 1,128 358 28 742 65.8
Third quintile 1,187 322 23 842 70.9
Fourth quintile 1,119 330 23 766 68.5
Highest quintile 1,169 391 16 762 65.2
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