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Where Are All Those Canadian Dollars Going?


After taxes, pension and insurance payments, gifts and charitable contributions, Canadian households have on average $50,734 dollars to spend on everything else in life, from necessities like food and shelter, to the fun stuff like books and booze. So how exactly do they spend it? Open the infographic above to see a pie chart representation of spending by category, down to the nearest loonie. Track your own household spending at

Care to compare? You can find a similar chart of American household spending here, although the U.S. data does not measure as many categories.


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