Household spending and debt: FB12-7/14-2012E-PDF

"Household spending accounts for close to 65 per cent of total spending in Canada and is, therefore, a very important driver of the economy. Households purchase a variety of goods (e.g., food, clothing, houses, cars) and services (e.g., insurance, entertainment). They pay for these goods and services using earnings from employment, savings and income from investments, and borrowed funds, particularly for purchases of big-ticket items such as houses and cars"--p. [1].

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Department/Agency Bank of Canada.
Title Household spending and debt
Series Title Backgrounders
Publication Type Series - View Master Record
Language [English]
Other Language Editions [French]
Format Electronic
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Note "December 2012." Title from caption. Issued also in French under title: Les dépenses et la dette des ménages.
Date c2012.
Number of Pages [4] p.
Catalogue Number
  • FB12-7/14-2012E-PDF
Subject Terms Household finance, Household income, Debt