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Table 19
Average total income and average government transfer payments, in 2005 constant dollars, of economic families, Canada, provinces and territories, 2000 and 2005
Provinces and territories Average total income in 2000 Average government transfer payments in 2000 2000 ratio of average government transfer payments to average total income Average total income in 2005 Average government transfer payments in 2005 2005 ratio of average government transfer payments to average total income
2005 constant dollars percentage 2005 constant dollars percentage
Sources: Statistics Canada, censuses of population, 2001 and 2006.
Canada 76,568 7,854 10.3 82,325 8,149 9.9
Newfoundland and Labrador 57,676 11,439 19.8 63,041 12,049 19.1
Prince Edward Island 62,021 10,274 16.6 64,139 10,492 16.4
Nova Scotia 63,062 9,031 14.3 67,672 9,229 13.6
New Brunswick 60,661 9,425 15.5 63,913 9,559 15.0
Quebec 67,550 8,178 12.1 71,838 8,997 12.5
Ontario 86,240 7,431 8.6 90,526 7,923 8.8
Manitoba 67,842 7,752 11.4 72,240 7,855 10.9
Saskatchewan 65,138 8,229 12.6 71,339 7,829 11.0
Alberta 82,429 6,871 8.3 98,240 6,334 6.4
British Columbia 75,830 7,976 10.5 80,511 7,709 9.6
Yukon Territory 79,717 6,020 7.6 86,085 6,704 7.8
Northwest Territories 88,875 6,246 7.0 101,647 6,092 6.0
Nunavut 66,405 9,530 14.4 78,435 9,896 12.6