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Table 24
After-tax low income status of immigrants by number of years since immigration, Canada,1 2005
Number of years since immigration Number of persons
Total Below the after-tax low income cut-off Below the after-tax low income cut-off
number percentage
Notes:
  1. 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.
Canadian-born persons 24,222,440 2,343,940 9.7
Two years 192,150 65,500 34.1
Three years 194,265 55,315 28.5
Four years 208,565 53,350 25.6
Five years 227,795 52,035 22.8
Six years 199,845 43,590 21.8
Seven years 161,245 33,220 20.6
Eight years 147,240 30,030 20.4
Nine years 161,580 32,430 20.1
10 years 171,565 34,590 20.2
11 years 162,785 30,285 18.6
12 years 166,240 30,315 18.2
13 years 176,350 30,310 17.2
14 years 166,215 28,545 17.2
15 years 149,305 24,285 16.3
16 years 175,390 27,350 15.6
17 years 157,555 22,640 14.4
18 years 120,620 16,360 13.6
19 years 103,805 14,110 13.6
20 years and over 2,828,655 243,560 8.6
30 years and over 2,071,545 154,965 7.5