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Table 17
Median total income, in 2005 constant dollars, of persons not in economic families by sex and non-senior and senior persons categories, Canada, 1980 to 2005
Sex and non-senior1 and senior2 persons categories Median total income Change
1980 1990 2000 2005 1980 to 2005 2000 to 2005
2005 constant dollars percentage
Note:
  1. Non-senior persons not in economic families are defined as those aged 15 to 64.
  2. Senior persons not in economic families are defined as those aged 65 and over.
Sources: Statistics Canada, censuses of population, 1981, 1991, 2001 and 2006.
Women living on their own 17,758 19,886 20,627 22,167 24.8 7.5
Non-senior women 23,989 24,286 24,054 24,985 4.2 3.9
Senior women 13,642 17,544 18,963 19,923 46.0 5.1
Men living on their own 28,667 27,334 28,088 28,404 -0.9 1.1
Non-senior men 31,524 29,053 29,530 29,538 -6.3 0.0
Senior men 14,601 19,185 21,582 23,886 63.6 10.7