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Canada Survey of Household Spending 2003


General Info
Original or alternative title 
2002 Survey of Household Spending
Canada (CAN)
Alberta, British Columbia, Manitoba, New Brunswick, Newfoundland and Labrador, Nova Scotia, Ontario, Prince Edward Island, Québec, Saskatchewan
Coverage type 
Time period covered 
01/2003 - 03/2003
Series or system 
Canada Survey of Household Spending
Data type
  • Cross-sectional
  • Household
  • Interview
  • Subnationally representative
  • Urban-rural representative

Beginning in 1998, the Survey of Household Spending, or SHS, replaced both the Family Expenditure Survey and the Household Facilities and Equipment Survey.

For this year data was collected in the beginning of 2003 for the reference period of 2002 and the sample was 20,861 households.

Institutional populations, residents of Indian reservations, and official representatives of foreign countries were excluded from the survey. Residents of the territories were also excluded in this year.

Statistics Canada provides a public use microdata file.