Enquête sur les projets d'investissement au Québec

    General information


    The objective of this survey is to collect data on public administration capital expenditures in Québec and to break them down by industry, type of assets or administrative region.

    Data sharing

    In order to avoid the duplication of surveys, the Institut de la statistique du Québec has entered into an information-sharing agreement with Statistics Canada. Data from the Survey on Investment Projects in Québec are transmitted to Statistics Canada, which integrates them into the Annual Capital Expenditures Survey (CAPEX).

    Reference period

    Data for a reference year cover the 12-month fiscal year, which may end between April 1 of the reference year and March 31 of the following year.

    Sampling and data collection

    Data collection period

    Data collection takes place twice a year. Between April and June, actual data for the previous year are collected, and between October and December, preliminary data for the current year and intentions for the coming year are collected. Results are released the year following data collection.


    Québec government departments, agencies, corporations, the health and education networks, as well as some municipalities. For regionalization purposes, a few private businesses and federal government departments and agencies are included (preliminary data and intentions only).

    Methodological and technical information

    Content of the questionnaire

    Actual data: capital expenditures by detailed type of asset and function; useful life of the asset; and repair expenditures for major asset groups.

    Preliminary data and intentions: capital and repair expenditures by major asset group and administrative region.


    Classifications used

    Functions: Canadian Classification of Functions of Government (CCOFOG) 2014

    AssetsNorth American Product Classification System (NAPCS) Canada 2017 Version 2.0

    Industries: North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) Canada 2017 Version 3.0


    See also

    Information for participants : Frequently asked questions

    Analytical products and data

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