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Canada Survey of Household Spending 2008


General Info
Original or alternative title 
2007 Survey of Household Spending
Canada (CAN)
Coverage type 
Time period covered 
01/2008 - 03/2008
Series or system 
Canada Survey of Household Spending
Data type
  • Cross-sectional
  • Household
  • Interview
  • Nationally 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 2008 for the reference period of 2007 and the sample was 21,407 households.

Institutional and group populations, residents of Indian reservations, and official representatives of foreign countries were excluded from the survey.

Statistics Canada provides a public use microdata file.