Consumer spending

Food

Food

Toronto $7,008

Calgary $6,577

Vancouver $6,581

Clothing

Toronto $3,135

Calgary $2,855

Vancouver $2,530

Personal Care

Toronto $874

Calgary $837

Vancouver $705

Recreation

Toronto $3,206

Calgary $3,861

Vancouver $3,346

Alcohol & Tobacco

Toronto $894

Calgary $1,426

Vancouver $1,206

All dollar figures represent average annual household expenditures. Source: Statistics Canada (1999)