Canada - expenditure of universities and degree-granting colleges by type 2016/17

Expenditure of universities and degree-granting colleges in Canada in 2016/17, by type (in thousand Canadian dollars)

by Erin Duffin, last edited Apr 29, 2019
Canada - expenditure of universities and degree-granting colleges by type 2016/17 This statistic represents an annual expenditure of universities and degree-granting colleges in Canada for academic year 2016/17, by type of expenditure. In 2016/17, Canadian universities and degree-granting colleges spent around 21.47 billion Canadian dollars for salaries and benefits.
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Expenditure of universities and degree-granting colleges in Canada in 2016/17, by type (in thousand Canadian dollars)

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Type of expenditureExpenditure in thousand Canadian dollars
Salaries and benefits 21,466,236
Scholarships, bursaries and prizes 2,068,416
Building, land and land improvements 1,818,847
Other operational expenditures 1,623,933
Materials and supplies 1,498,277
Furniture and equipment purchase 1,179,029
Externally contracted services 1,120,800
Renovations and alterations 840,946
Travel 726,023
Utilities 676,505
Professional fees 641,962
Interest 530,191
Cost of goods sold 477,151
Library acquisitions 415,219
Equipment rental and maintenance 400,601
Communications 132,346
Printing and duplicating 99,080
Lump sum payments 46,674
Internal sales and cost recoveries 0
Type of expenditureExpenditure in thousand Canadian dollars
Salaries and benefits 21,466,236
Scholarships, bursaries and prizes 2,068,416
Building, land and land improvements 1,818,847
Other operational expenditures 1,623,933
Materials and supplies 1,498,277
Furniture and equipment purchase 1,179,029
Externally contracted services 1,120,800
Renovations and alterations 840,946
Travel 726,023
Utilities 676,505
Professional fees 641,962
Interest 530,191
Cost of goods sold 477,151
Library acquisitions 415,219
Equipment rental and maintenance 400,601
Communications 132,346
Printing and duplicating 99,080
Lump sum payments 46,674
Internal sales and cost recoveries 0
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by Erin Duffin, last edited Apr 29, 2019
This statistic represents an annual expenditure of universities and degree-granting colleges in Canada for academic year 2016/17, by type of expenditure. In 2016/17, Canadian universities and degree-granting colleges spent around 21.47 billion Canadian dollars for salaries and benefits.
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