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Table 22
Proportion of persons living below the before-tax low income cut-off and after-tax low income cut-off, by age groups and sex, Canada,1 2005
Age groups Both sexes Females Males
Before-tax low income cut-off After-tax low income cut-off Before-tax low income cut-off After-tax low income cut-off Before-tax low income cut-off After-tax low income cut-off
percentage
Note:
  1. Before-tax and after-tax low income cut-offs are calculated for the 10 provinces only and exclude reserves, barracks, etc.
Source: Statistics Canada, Census of Population, 2006.
All age groups 15.3 11.4 16.5 12.0 14.1 10.7
Less than 18 years 17.7 13.1 17.8 13.2 17.7 13.1
Less than 6 years 19.3 14.5 19.4 14.6 19.2 14.4
6 to 14 years 17.7 13.0 17.7 12.9 17.7 13.0
15 to 17 years 15.2 11.4 15.3 11.5 15.2 11.2
18 to 24 years 20.5 16.7 22.4 18.3 18.6 15.1
25 to 34 years 16.0 12.5 17.4 13.5 14.4 11.5
35 to 44 years 14.2 11.0 15.0 11.5 13.3 10.5
45 to 54 years 12.0 9.7 12.2 9.7 11.9 9.7
55 to 64 years 13.4 10.8 14.3 11.4 12.4 10.1
65 years and over 14.4 6.7 18.3 8.6 9.4 4.4
65 to 74 years 12.4 6.4 14.8 7.6 9.8 5.1
75 years and over 16.8 7.1 22.3 9.7 9.0 3.4