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Table B.2.14
Percentage distribution of university expenditure, by resource category, Canada and provinces, 1999/2000 to 2005/2006

  Universities
Total
capital
expenditure
Operating expenditure1
Compensation Other operating expenditure
Total
operating
expenditure1
Academic salaries Other
salaries and wages2
Benefits3 Total compensation
percentage distribution
2005/2006
Canada 9 91 29 23 9 61 39
Newfoundland and Labrador 2 98 24 28 9 61 39
Prince Edward Island 16 84 22 27 11 60 40
Nova Scotia 5 95 29 23 8 61 39
New Brunswick 4 96 33 22 8 63 37
Quebec 11 89 30 22 10 62 38
Ontario 8 92 27 23 9 59 41
Manitoba 10 90 31 22 8 61 39
Saskatchewan 9 91 32 27 7 66 34
Alberta 8 92 27 23 9 59 41
British Columbia 14 86 30 23 8 62 38
2004/2005
Canada 10 90 29 23 9 61 39
Newfoundland and Labrador 6 94 28 30 10 68 32
Prince Edward Island 19 81 25 31 11 67 33
Nova Scotia 8 92 29 24 8 61 39
New Brunswick 7 93 33 23 8 64 36
Quebec 14 86 30 22 10 62 38
Ontario 9 91 28 23 9 60 40
Manitoba 8 92 32 22 8 62 38
Saskatchewan 8 92 30 27 8 64 36
Alberta 7 93 27 23 8 59 41
British Columbia 11 89 30 23 8 62 38
2003/2004
Canada 11 89 29 23 9 61 39
Newfoundland and Labrador 5 95 28 31 9 68 32
Prince Edward Island 7 93 23 31 11 64 36
Nova Scotia 6 94 28 23 8 59 41
New Brunswick 5 95 32 23 8 63 37
Quebec 14 86 30 23 9 62 38
Ontario 12 88 27 23 8 59 41
Manitoba 7 93 31 23 8 62 38
Saskatchewan 14 86 30 26 7 63 37
Alberta 5 95 27 23 8 59 41
British Columbia 12 88 31 24 9 63 37
2002/2003
Canada 9 91 29 23 8 60 40
Newfoundland and Labrador 1 99 28 32 9 69 31
Prince Edward Island 7 93 25 32 9 65 35
Nova Scotia 11 89 29 24 8 60 40
New Brunswick 4 96 32 23 8 63 37
Quebec 14 86 31 23 9 63 37
Ontario 9 91 28 23 8 58 42
Manitoba 7 93 31 23 7 61 39
Saskatchewan 12 88 28 24 7 59 41
Alberta 3 97 27 23 8 59 41
British Columbia 6 94 30 24 9 63 37
2001/2002
Canada 9 91 29 24 8 61 39
Newfoundland and Labrador 6 94 32 29 9 69 31
Prince Edward Island 6 94 25 33 8 66 34
Nova Scotia 9 91 30 24 7 61 39
New Brunswick 3 97 33 24 8 64 36
Quebec 11 89 32 23 9 64 36
Ontario 10 90 28 24 7 59 41
Manitoba 5 95 31 23 8 62 38
Saskatchewan 7 93 28 24 7 59 41
Alberta 6 94 27 23 8 59 41
British Columbia 7 93 31 26 9 65 35
2000/2001
Canada 7 93 30 24 8 62 38
Newfoundland and Labrador 7 93 30 29 8 67 33
Prince Edward Island 2 98 25 32 6 63 37
Nova Scotia 6 94 30 23 7 60 40
New Brunswick 4 96 32 23 8 63 37
Quebec 10 90 33 24 8 65 35
Ontario 6 94 28 24 7 60 40
Manitoba 3 97 31 23 8 62 38
Saskatchewan 2 98 30 25 6 61 39
Alberta 9 91 27 24 10 60 40
British Columbia 5 95 32 25 9 66 34
1999/2000
Canada 6 94 31 24 8 63 37
Newfoundland and Labrador 5 95 31 28 8 67 33
Prince Edward Island 3 97 26 32 6 64 36
Nova Scotia 4 96 30 24 6 60 40
New Brunswick 4 96 31 24 8 63 37
Quebec 11 89 33 23 8 65 35
Ontario 4 96 29 25 7 60 40
Manitoba 4 96 32 22 7 61 39
Saskatchewan 4 96 32 25 7 65 35
Alberta 6 94 29 24 9 61 39
British Columbia 4 96 32 26 8 67 33
1. Operating expenditure includes the following funds: general operating; special purpose and trust; sponsored research; and ancillary enterprises.
2. Includes payments to all full- and part-time non-instructional (support) staff including, among others, technicians, teaching and research laboratory technicians, clerical and secretarial, professional and managerial, janitorial, trades and maintenance. Includes payments to individuals who may hold an academic rank, or equivalent thereto, but are engaged in activities other than instruction and research.
3. Benefits include the costs of institutions' contributions (with respect to salaries) for pensions (including payments for actuarial deficiencies and past service liability), group life insurance, salary continuance insurance, dental plans, Workers' Compensation, health taxes, tuition remission, Employment Insurance, and other costs of employee benefit programs.
Data source: Table B.2.13.
Table source: Statistics Canada and Council of Ministers of Education, Canada. 2007. Education indicators in Canada: Report of the Pan-Canadian Education Indicators Program. Catalogue no. 81-582-XIE. Ottawa.