Description of SSHRC Expenditures, 2007-08 to 2011-12

This line graph shows the five-year trend, from 2007-08 to 2011-12, of actual spending for core programs of the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) and for the Indirect Costs Program.

The X axis shows fiscal years. The Y axis shows dollar values; it starts at 270 million dollars and increases by 20-million-dollar increments to 390 million dollars.

The graph has two lines, the top one in blue is for SSHRC core programs and the bottom one in black is for actual spending in the Indirect Costs Program.

Actual spending in SSHRC’s core programs was always higher than actual spending for the Indirect Costs Program over the five-year period. On the graph it starts at 367 million dollars in 2007-08, drops to 351 million dollars in 2008-09, climbs to 361 million dollars in 2009-10, drops slightly to 359 million dollars in 2010-11, and rises again to 366 million dollars in 2011-12, which is the 2007-08 starting point.

The line for Indirect Costs Actual Spending climbs fairly steadily over the five-year period. It starts at 314 million dollars in 2007-08, rises to 329 million dollars in 2008-09, drops to 325 million dollars in 2009-10, rises again to 330 million dollars in 2010-11 and rises still more to 332 million dollars in 2011-12.