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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.
Total - After-tax family income groups 6 195,905 144,150 58,375 60,115 25,660 19,570 12,055 6,285 1,230 5,630 26,550
Under $10,000 5,145 2,410 1,115 920 370 725 480 235 10 310 1,695
$10,000 to $14,999 3,640 1,030 485 430 115 375 250 125 0 295 1,940
$15,000 to $19,999 4,705 1,510 805 610 90 490 320 145 25 265 2,435
$20,000 to $24,999 6,465 3,025 1,825 945 260 660 425 205 30 330 2,445
$25,000 to $29,999 8,575 4,795 3,190 1,325 280 955 680 230 45 275 2,540
$30,000 to $34,999 10,735 6,725 4,430 1,910 385 1,060 595 455 0 455 2,490
$35,000 to $39,999 11,485 7,405 4,795 2,205 400 1,155 630 485 40 450 2,470
$40,000 to $44,999 11,205 7,770 4,745 2,370 650 1,305 780 490 40 345 1,780
$45,000 to $49,999 11,755 8,405 4,695 3,020 690 1,330 800 470 55 360 1,660
$50,000 to $54,999 10,920 8,050 4,070 3,135 845 1,275 765 455 55 315 1,280
$55,000 to $59,999 10,770 8,095 3,860 3,295 945 1,260 805 385 65 375 1,040
$60,000 to $64,999 10,415 7,970 3,265 3,575 1,130 1,085 660 355 75 325 1,035
$65,000 to $69,999 9,995 7,780 2,945 3,630 1,205 1,160 765 360 30 225 835
$70,000 to $74,999 9,295 7,460 2,705 3,585 1,165 910 605 240 65 260 665
$75,000 to $79,999 8,630 6,950 2,420 3,350 1,185 890 550 280 60 280 515
$80,000 to $89,999 14,415 12,075 3,775 5,890 2,415 1,510 945 415 145 210 620
$90,000 to $99,999 11,790 10,335 2,580 5,140 2,615 945 595 260 90 120 390
$100,000 to $124,999 18,340 16,190 3,550 7,495 5,150 1,425 795 460 170 280 440
$125,000 and over 17,625 16,155 3,120 7,280 5,760 1,055 605 225 220 140 270
Median after-tax family income $ 61,237 68,141 53,807 73,730 92,861 57,182 57,310 52,532 81,626 46,320 34,483
Average after-tax family income $ 71,050 78,710 63,922 84,020 99,911 62,863 62,017 59,901 86,301 52,365 39,460
Standard error of average after-tax family income $ 309 393 622 613 801 623 781 1,087 2,576 1,173 341
Source: Statistics Canada, 2006 Census of Population, Statistics Canada catalogue no. 97-563-XCB2006070 (Hamilton, Code537)