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Canada Survey of Household Spending 2005


General Info
Original or alternative title 
2004 Survey of Household Spending
Canada (CAN)
Coverage type 
Time period covered 
01/2005 - 03/2005
Series or system 
Canada Survey of Household Spending
Data type
  • Cross-sectional
  • Household
  • Interview
  • Nationally representative
  • 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 2005 for the reference period of 2004 and the sample was 20,446 households.

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

Statistics Canada provides a public use microdata file.