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Table 5 Household expenditures on all gambling activities by income group, 2008

  Average expenditure Percentage reporting Gaming as % of total income
All households Reporting households All households Reporting households
$ %
Income after tax 335 480 70 0.5 0.6
Less than $20,000 200 395 51 1.5 2.8
$20,000 to $39,999 330 500 66 1.1 1.7
$40,000 to $59,999 345 475 73 0.7 1.0
$60,000 to $79,999 305 390 77 0.4 0.6
$80,000 and over 430 555 78 0.4 0.5
Source: Statistics Canada, Survey of Household Spending.