What does the average household spend in a year? Other
family expenditures include, among others, Food, Shelter,
Household Operation, Clothing, Transportation, and Education.
You can calculate a crude projected increase in the
amount spent on your product or service within a specific
local health area (useful for evaluating trade areas)
by combining the average household expenditure for
BC and the projected change in the number of households.
Visit the BCStats Population
and Demographics page
for "Household Estimates and Projections by Local
Health Area" (under Households -
scroll down to find). Find your trade area and combine
this information with the spending per household for
your product or service.
Trade Data Online
Did imports of bicycles into Canada increase significantly
over the last five years? Import/export data reflects
changing consumer patterns.