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2006 Census of Canada: Topic-based tabulations

After-tax Family Income Groups (23A) and Census Family Structure (11) for the Census Families in Private Households of Canada, Provinces, Territories, Census Metropolitan Areas and Census Agglomerations, 2005 - 20% Sample Data

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After-tax family income groups (23A) Census family structure (11)
Total - Census family structure 1 Married couple families 2 Married couple families with no children Married couple families with children under 18 years 3 Married couple families with only children 18 years and over Common-law couple families 4 Common-law couple families with no children Common-law couple families with children under 18 years 5 Common-law couple families with only children 18 years and over Male lone-parent families Female lone-parent families
Note(s) :
  1. Census metropolitan areas and census agglomerations crossing provincial boundaries
    There is one census metropolitan area (Ottawa - Gatineau) and three census agglomerations (Campbellton, Hawkesbury and Lloydminster) that cross provincial boundaries. The data for their respective provincial parts are included with the appropriate census metropolitan area or census agglomeration, with data for the census metropolitan area or census agglomeration within the province of the provincial part that contributes the majority of the population to the area. For example, Ottawa - Gatineau can be found in Ontario, Campbellton in New Brunswick, Hawkesbury in Ontario and Lloydminster in Alberta.
  1. TOTAL - CENSUS FAMILY STRUCTURE
    Census family structure - Refers to the classification of census families into married couples (with or without children of either or both spouses), common-law couples (with or without children of either or both partners), and lone-parent families by sex of parent. A couple may be of opposite or same sex. 'Children' in a census family include grandchildren living with their grandparent(s) but with no parents present.
  2. MARRIED COUPLE FAMILIES
    Includes same-sex married couple families in 2005.
  3. MARRIED COUPLE FAMILIES WITH CHILDREN UNDER 18 YEARS
    These families may also have children 18 years and over.
  4. COMMON-LAW COUPLE FAMILIES
    Includes opposite-sex and same-sex common-law couple families.
  5. COMMON-LAW COUPLE FAMILIES WITH CHILDREN UNDER 18 YEARS
    These families may also have children 18 years and over.
  6. TOTAL - AFTER-TAX FAMILY INCOME GROUPS
    Census family total income - The total income of a census family is the sum of the total incomes of all members of that family.

    'Total income' refers to the total money income received from the following sources during calendar year 2005 by persons 15 years of age and over:

    - wages and salaries (total)
    - net farm income
    - net non-farm income from unincorporated business and/or professional practice
    - child benefits
    - Old Age Security pension and Guaranteed Income Supplement
    - benefits from Canada or Quebec Pension Plan
    - benefits from Employment Insurance
    - other income from government sources
    - dividends, interest on bonds, deposits and savings certificates, and other investment income
    - retirement pensions, superannuation and annuities, including those from RRSPs and RRIFs
    - other money income.

    After-tax income of census families - The after-tax income of a census family is the sum of the after-tax incomes of all members of that family. After-tax income of family members or persons not in families refers to total income from all sources minus federal, provincial and territorial income taxes paid for 2005.

    Receipts not counted as income - The income concept excludes gambling gains and losses, lottery prizes, money inherited during the year in a lump-sum, capital gains or losses, receipts from the sale of property, income tax refunds, loan payments received, lump-sum settlements of insurance policies, rebates received on property taxes, refunds of pension contributions as well as all income 'in kind,' such as free meals and living accommodations, or agricultural products produced and consumed on the farm.

    Average income of families (census/economic), persons 15 years of age and over not in families, and households - Average income of families (census/economic) or persons 15 years of age and over not in families or households refers to the weighted mean total income of families (census/economic), persons 15 years of age and over not in families, or households in 2005. Average income is calculated from unrounded data by dividing the aggregate income of a specified group of families (for example, husband-wife families with working wives) or persons 15 years of age and over not in families or households (for example, two-person households) by the number of families, persons not in families, or households in that respective group, whether or not they reported income.

    Median income of families (census/economic), persons 15 years of age and over not in families, and households - The median income of a specified group of families (census/economic), persons 15 years of age and over not in families, or households is that amount which divides their income size distribution, ranked by size of income, into two halves. That is, the incomes of the first half of the families, persons 15 years of age and over not in families, or households are below the median, while those of the second half are above the median. Median incomes of families (census/economic), persons 15 years of age and over not in families, or households are normally calculated for all units in the specified group, whether or not they reported income.

    Standard error of average income - Refers to the estimated standard error of average income for an income size distribution. If interpreted as shown below, it serves as a rough indicator of the precision of the corresponding estimate of average income. For about 68% of the samples which could be selected from the sample frame, the difference between the sample estimate of average income and the corresponding figure based on complete enumeration would be less than one standard error. For about 95% of the possible samples, the difference would be less than two standard errors and, in about 99% of the samples, the difference would be less than approximately two and a half standard errors.

    The above concept and procedures also apply in the calculation of these statistics on the after-tax income of families (census/economic), persons 15 years of age and over not in families and households.
Warning Data quality note(s)
  • Data quality index showing, for the short census questionnaire (100% data), a global non response rate higher than or equal to 5% but lower than 10%.
  • Data quality index showing, for the long census questionnaire (20% sample data), a global non response rate higher than or equal to 5% but lower than 10%.
  • 2001 adjusted count; most of these are the result of boundary changes.
Total - After-tax family income groups 6 9,580 5,465 2,860 1,570 1,035 2,850 1,210 1,460 0 0 1,025
Under $10,000 160 75 35 20 20 70 50 10 0 0 15
$10,000 to $14,999 215 65 70 0 0 30 25 0 0 0 115
$15,000 to $19,999 275 75 75 0 0 40 25 15 0 0 145
$20,000 to $24,999 545 240 200 25 20 135 100 30 0 0 155
$25,000 to $29,999 640 390 370 25 0 150 110 35 0 0 80
$30,000 to $34,999 595 300 270 10 15 170 110 60 0 0 105
$35,000 to $39,999 865 515 370 85 60 205 50 145 0 0 110
$40,000 to $44,999 735 395 270 85 40 245 120 125 0 0 65
$45,000 to $49,999 675 390 255 100 35 190 80 95 0 0 70
$50,000 to $54,999 740 365 225 90 50 330 140 175 0 0 30
$55,000 to $59,999 620 355 115 155 85 230 70 130 0 0 25
$60,000 to $64,999 570 310 130 115 65 210 80 120 0 0 35
$65,000 to $69,999 640 425 130 195 100 180 50 115 0 0 25
$70,000 to $74,999 340 240 70 105 65 65 15 50 0 0 20
$75,000 to $79,999 380 205 65 65 75 165 50 90 0 0 0
$80,000 to $89,999 575 410 50 210 150 160 65 85 0 0 0
$90,000 to $99,999 380 270 60 135 80 100 30 60 0 0 0
$100,000 to $124,999 425 285 60 105 120 130 40 70 0 0 10
$125,000 and over 205 145 35 50 65 50 0 35 0 0 10
Median after-tax family income $ 50,277 53,699 40,707 67,216 72,174 52,810 45,870 56,276 0 0 30,053
Average after-tax family income $ 55,150 59,037 45,960 70,988 77,027 56,229 47,844 61,487 0 0 34,124
Standard error of average after-tax family income $ 669 921 930 1,846 2,297 1,157 1,433 1,771 0 0 1,446
Source: Statistics Canada, 2006 Census of Population, Statistics Canada catalogue no. 97-563-XCB2006070 (Alma, Code410)