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Table B.2.14
Percentage distribution of university expenditures, by type of expenditure, Canada and provinces, 1999/2000 and 2003/2004 to 2007/2008

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  Total
capital
expenditures
Total
operating
expenditures1
Distribution of operating expenditures1
Compensation Other operating expenditures
Academic salaries Other
salaries and wages2
Benefits3 Total compensation
percentage distribution
2007/2008
Canada 9 91 29 23 9 61 39
Newfoundland and Labrador 2 98 24 29 9 62 38
Prince Edward Island 18 82 23 30 12 65 35
Nova Scotia 5 95 29 23 8 60 40
New Brunswick 5 95 32 22 8 62 38
Quebec 12 88 30 23 10 62 38
Ontario 7 93 29 23 10 61 39
Manitoba 12 88 30 23 8 62 38
Saskatchewan 12 88 30 28 7 65 35
Alberta 11 89 27 24 9 60 40
British Columbia 10 90 31 22 8 62 38
2006/2007
Canada 8 92 29r 23r 9r 61r 39r
Newfoundland and Labrador 3 97 24 29 9 62 38
Prince Edward Island 19 81 24 29 12 65 35
Nova Scotia 5 95 29 23 8 60 40
New Brunswick 4 96 32 22 8 63 37
Quebec 11 89 30 23 10 63 37
Ontario 6 94 28 23 10 60 40
Manitoba 7 93 32 23 8 63 37
Saskatchewan 14 86 31 27 7 66 34
Alberta 7 93 27 23 8 59 41
British Columbia 13 87 30 23 9 61 39
2005/2006
Canada 9 91 29r 23r 9r 61r 39r
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
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 expenditures 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.
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.
Note: There are minor revisions to certain percentages for Canada prior to 2007/2008. This table calculates the percentages using the current dollar values for Canada from Table B.2.13, rather than the sums of constant dollar values for the provinces used in previous versions of this table.
Source: Table B.2.13.