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Table 20
Average total income and average government transfer payments, in 2005 constant dollars, of persons not in 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 31,456 5,845 18.6 32,967 5,535 16.8
Newfoundland and Labrador 23,874 7,851 32.9 25,004 7,540 30.2
Prince Edward Island 25,362 7,832 30.9 26,544 6,946 26.2
Nova Scotia 26,371 6,724 25.5 27,671 6,252 22.6
New Brunswick 25,216 7,037 27.9 26,124 6,550 25.1
Quebec 28,010 6,043 21.6 29,364 5,762 19.6
Ontario 35,447 5,812 16.4 36,261 5,636 15.5
Manitoba 28,038 6,403 22.8 29,370 5,977 20.4
Saskatchewan 27,234 6,666 24.5 28,846 6,093 21.1
Alberta 33,800 4,780 14.1 38,824 4,147 10.7
British Columbia 31,646 5,427 17.1 32,637 5,175 15.9
Yukon Territory 34,194 4,298 12.6 36,767 4,466 12.1
Nortdwest Territories 41,378 3,459 8.4 46,230 3,098 6.7
Nunavut 42,622 2,730 6.4 47,736 2,141 4.5