User Guide for the Survey of Household Spending, 2014
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CANSIM (the Canadian Socio-Economic Information Management System) is a database consisting of multi-dimensional cross-sectional tables.

Eight tables presenting annual information from the Survey of Household Spending are available. Table 203-0021 presents detailed level household expenditure estimates, while Tables 203-0022 to 203-0026 present data according to household income quintile, household type, household tenure, size of area of residence and age of the reference person, respectively. Table 203-0027 presents information on dwelling characteristics and household equipment. Finally, Table 203-0028 provides detailed food expenditure estimates.

6.2 Household Expenditures Research Paper Series

This series provides detailed documentation on issues, concepts, methodology, data quality and other relevant research related to household expenditures from the Survey of Household Spending.

6.3 Custom tabulations

For clients with more specialized data needs, custom tabulations can be produced to their specifications on a cost-recovery basis under the terms of a contract (subject to confidentiality restrictions). Aggregate data at the detailed expenditure level are also available on a custom basis.

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