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Canadians spent $18.9B online in 2012, StatsCan says – CBC

Average online shopper spent $1,450 last year

Canadians spent $18.9 billion online for goods and services in 2012, a 24 per cent jump from 2010, the last time Statistics Canada conducted a survey.

Fifty-six per cent of internet users said they purchased goods or services online last year, compared to 51 per cent in 2010, spending an average of $1,450 over about 13 transactions, according to the federal agency.

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