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54. Median earnings for females working full year, full time

Females who worked 49 to 52 weeks (mostly full time) in the reference year for pay or in self-employment.

All income values are in constant (2005) dollars.

Earnings or employment income - Refers to total income received by persons 15 years of age and over during calendar year 2005 as wages and salaries, net income from a non-farm unincorporated business and/or professional practice, and/or net farm self-employment income.

Median earnings of individuals - The median employment income or earnings of a specified group of employment income recipients is that amount which divides their employment income size distribution, ranked by size of employment income, into two halves, i.e., the earnings of the first half of individuals are below the median, while those of the second half are above the median. Median earnings is calculated from the unrounded number of individuals (e.g., males 45 to 54 years of age) with earnings in that group.

Canadian censuses were conducted in 1996, 2001 and 2006. Income data from these censuses relate to the calendar year prior to the census year, i.e., 1995, 2000 and 2005, respectively. For additional information, please refer to the 2006 Census Dictionary, Catalogue no. 92-566-XWE.