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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 long census questionnaire (20% sample data), a global non response rate higher than or equal to 5% but lower than 10%.
Total - After-tax family income groups 6 46,340 32,110 15,235 11,490 5,385 6,410 3,395 2,715 305 1,450 6,370
Under $10,000 945 400 260 105 40 115 75 30 10 45 385
$10,000 to $14,999 1,120 160 110 50 10 190 115 80 0 50 715
$15,000 to $19,999 1,270 250 175 65 15 195 110 75 10 90 730
$20,000 to $24,999 1,400 520 385 110 30 230 160 70 0 75 570
$25,000 to $29,999 2,270 1,035 830 165 45 400 210 180 15 110 720
$30,000 to $34,999 2,780 1,570 1,200 285 90 410 190 190 25 170 630
$35,000 to $39,999 3,045 1,890 1,415 375 95 485 275 200 10 140 530
$40,000 to $44,999 2,885 1,965 1,380 455 135 415 210 200 10 95 405
$45,000 to $49,999 2,935 2,085 1,355 510 220 470 245 215 15 55 320
$50,000 to $54,999 2,675 1,870 1,060 600 210 500 315 175 10 45 255
$55,000 to $59,999 2,620 1,915 950 710 255 335 175 150 15 125 245
$60,000 to $64,999 2,675 1,890 965 660 260 430 225 190 15 55 300
$65,000 to $69,999 2,345 1,725 810 670 240 345 145 195 0 140 130
$70,000 to $74,999 2,365 1,920 705 920 295 270 120 140 10 60 115
$75,000 to $79,999 2,115 1,695 590 740 360 290 165 115 10 50 80
$80,000 to $89,999 3,495 2,905 1,015 1,260 630 445 210 195 35 30 115
$90,000 to $99,999 2,680 2,290 690 1,065 535 285 150 95 35 60 45
$100,000 to $124,999 3,965 3,500 855 1,640 1,005 380 185 165 30 45 45
$125,000 and over 2,755 2,505 475 1,110 920 195 100 50 50 15 35
Median after-tax family income $ 58,500 66,356 52,450 75,591 86,878 52,917 51,304 53,327 78,858 41,915 30,511
Average after-tax family income $ 65,762 74,105 60,146 84,031 92,405 58,508 57,494 57,602 77,868 48,513 34,929
Standard error of average after-tax family income $ 443 558 684 1,044 1,265 987 1,483 1,284 4,669 1,526 579
Source: Statistics Canada, 2006 Census of Population, Statistics Canada catalogue no. 97-563-XCB2006070 (Greater Sudbury / Grand Sudbury, Code580)