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Canada Survey of Family Expenditures 1997


General Info
Original or alternative title 
1996 Survey of Family Expenditures
Canada (CAN)
Coverage type 
Time period covered 
01/1997 - 03/1997
Data type
  • Cross-sectional
  • Household
  • Interview
  • Nationally representative
  • Subnationally representative
  • Urban-rural representative

The Survey of Family Expenditures, also known as the Family Expenditure Survey or FAMEX, was designed to provide socio-economic information on families and unattached individuals (spending units) living in private households in the ten provinces of Canada and the cities of Whitehorse and Yellowknife. Indian reservation residents, institutional populations, and families of official representatives of foreign countries were not included in the survey. Part-year spending units and all records from Whitehorse and Yellowknife have been excluded from this dataset.

Data was collected in the beginning of 1997 for the reference period of 1996.

In 1997 the Survey of Family Expenditures was integrated into the Survey of Household Spending.

Statistics Canada provides a public use microdata file.