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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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Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu Click to view data quality notes
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%.
Total - After-tax family income groups 6 25,275 12,150 6,235 3,955 1,965 8,630 3,940 4,325 370 950 3,545
Under $10,000 340 80 60 10 10 120 75 45 0 30 105
$10,000 to $14,999 470 130 95 15 25 115 80 40 0 25 195
$15,000 to $19,999 620 170 120 25 20 85 70 15 0 20 355
$20,000 to $24,999 1,095 385 335 25 30 250 175 75 0 65 390
$25,000 to $29,999 1,795 865 830 30 15 440 280 155 0 85 400
$30,000 to $34,999 1,835 865 735 75 55 445 250 190 10 90 430
$35,000 to $39,999 1,920 850 685 90 80 550 285 255 10 90 435
$40,000 to $44,999 2,025 810 555 180 80 705 370 335 10 155 350
$45,000 to $49,999 1,845 830 455 295 75 625 315 285 25 115 265
$50,000 to $54,999 1,730 785 395 305 85 720 310 370 40 60 160
$55,000 to $59,999 1,685 785 330 350 105 660 280 355 25 90 150
$60,000 to $64,999 1,680 760 285 355 115 825 380 420 25 20 75
$65,000 to $69,999 1,410 635 205 280 150 675 280 340 55 20 85
$70,000 to $74,999 1,180 600 220 305 70 505 180 305 25 35 45
$75,000 to $79,999 1,000 570 170 285 115 395 130 250 15 20 10
$80,000 to $89,999 1,700 1,035 240 470 330 565 205 315 50 15 75
$90,000 to $99,999 995 615 135 325 155 370 115 225 35 0 10
$100,000 to $124,999 1,190 825 225 335 265 355 115 220 15 0 10
$125,000 and over 755 555 160 205 185 195 50 125 20 0 0
Median after-tax family income $ 51,971 56,523 42,217 68,579 77,484 57,133 51,079 60,418 67,429 42,019 33,826
Average after-tax family income $ 57,592 64,081 51,828 74,634 81,731 59,202 53,280 63,348 73,821 42,637 35,444
Standard error of average after-tax family income $ 466 782 1,083 1,129 2,066 634 821 930 3,868 1,264 625
Source: Statistics Canada, 2006 Census of Population, Statistics Canada catalogue no. 97-563-XCB2006070 (Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu, Code459)