Survey of Federal Government Expenditures in Support of Education (FEDEX)

Expenditure on education of economy, value

Expenditure on education refers to the amount of money invested on the education system including staff, buildings, material and administrative costs.

Economy refers to the entire set of resident institutional units. It is divided into sectors that consists of groups of resident institutional units. An institutional unit is resident in a country when it has a centre of economic interest in the economic territory of that country. It is said to have a centre of economic interest when there exists some location - dwelling, place of production or other premises - within the economic territory on, or from, which it engages, and intends to continue to engage, in economic activities and transactions on a significant scale either indefinitely or over a finite period of time.

The data for this variable are reported using the following measurements:

  • Canadian dollar at current prices
  • Canadian Dollars at current prices per capita
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