Table 1
Income composition in Canada, 2010

Table 1
Income composition in Canada, 2010
Table summary
This table displays the results of income composition in canada. The information is grouped by income composition (appearing as row headers), number of people with income, percentage of population with income, median income($) and share of total income
(%) (appearing as column headers).
Income composition Number of people with an amount Percentage of population with an amountNote 1 MedianNote 2
($)
Share of total income
(%)
Total income 25,918,505 95.1 29,878 100.0
Market income 22,498,990 82.5 29,936 87.6
Employment income 18,820,315 69.0 31,603 74.7
Wages and salaries 17,442,670 64.0 33,094 70.3
Self-employment income 2,599,915 9.5 5,483 4.4
Investment income 7,893,915 29.0 594 4.6
Retirement income from private sources 3,599,630 13.2 14,190 6.7
Other income from private sourcesNote 3 3,961,385 14.5 787 1.7
Government transfers 19,070,830 70.0 4,104 12.4
CPP/QPP benefits 5,712,165 21.0 6,629 3.5
OAS/GIS benefitsNote 4 4,321,720 15.9 6,233 3.1
Employment Insurance benefits 2,816,680 10.3 4,987 1.8
Child benefits 3,863,840 14.2 3,199 1.5
Other income from governmentNote 5 13,149,850 48.2 702 2.6
Income tax paid 17,352,675 63.7 5,389 16.4
After-tax income 25,914,885 95.1 27,334 83.6
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