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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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Ottawa - Gatineau (Ont. part - Partie Ont.)
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.
Total - After-tax family income groups 6 232,375 166,845 65,890 74,625 26,330 28,950 19,820 7,765 1,365 6,785 29,785
Under $10,000 5,400 2,575 1,125 1,170 275 665 540 110 10 350 1,810
$10,000 to $14,999 3,625 1,100 585 465 50 370 305 65 10 270 1,880
$15,000 to $19,999 5,095 1,800 925 785 95 645 435 190 25 340 2,300
$20,000 to $24,999 7,050 3,300 1,840 1,175 285 790 570 215 10 400 2,560
$25,000 to $29,999 8,015 4,215 2,415 1,505 290 1,070 785 265 15 205 2,530
$30,000 to $34,999 8,925 4,970 2,685 1,975 305 1,175 800 335 30 490 2,295
$35,000 to $39,999 10,220 5,805 2,925 2,360 520 1,460 925 485 45 490 2,460
$40,000 to $44,999 10,325 6,295 3,410 2,430 465 1,480 1,000 430 40 435 2,110
$45,000 to $49,999 10,505 6,675 3,640 2,435 605 1,490 985 460 50 365 1,975
$50,000 to $54,999 11,045 7,430 3,840 2,845 745 1,545 1,110 405 30 415 1,660
$55,000 to $59,999 11,480 7,970 3,955 3,020 1,000 1,660 1,060 535 65 400 1,450
$60,000 to $64,999 11,675 8,320 3,815 3,540 955 1,685 1,230 430 20 415 1,260
$65,000 to $69,999 11,855 8,870 3,850 3,950 1,070 1,575 1,065 445 65 295 1,120
$70,000 to $74,999 10,825 8,170 3,415 3,680 1,070 1,435 1,090 300 45 300 920
$75,000 to $79,999 10,655 8,330 3,310 3,765 1,255 1,330 995 275 60 235 755
$80,000 to $89,999 19,365 15,540 5,790 7,400 2,350 2,395 1,640 625 130 415 1,015
$90,000 to $99,999 17,540 14,515 4,530 7,210 2,770 2,135 1,480 505 150 320 570
$100,000 to $124,999 28,675 24,280 7,235 11,865 5,175 3,275 2,180 825 275 390 730
$125,000 and over 30,100 26,685 6,590 13,045 7,050 2,770 1,625 860 285 270 370
Median after-tax family income $ 70,417 78,582 67,027 82,728 96,248 66,514 65,733 64,616 91,442 50,752 37,971
Average after-tax family income $ 79,066 87,322 76,258 91,063 104,409 73,650 71,919 74,103 96,222 57,318 43,039
Standard error of average after-tax family income $ 288 361 529 577 850 691 888 1,097 2,937 1,153 356
Source: Statistics Canada, 2006 Census of Population, Statistics Canada catalogue no. 97-563-XCB2006070 (Ottawa - Gatineau (Ont. part - Partie Ont.), Code50535)