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Table 6
Median earnings, in 2005 constant dollars, of full-time full-year employees1 aged 25 to 29 by sex, Canada, 1980 to 2005
Year Median earnings Female–Male earnings ratio
males females
2005 constant dollars
  1. Full-time full-year employees worked 49 to 52 weeks during the year preceding the census, mainly full time (i.e., 30 hours or more per week). Individuals with self-employment income and those living in institutions are excluded.
Sources: Statistics Canada, censuses of population, 1981, 1991, 2001 and 2006.
1980 43,767 32,813 0.75
1990 40,588 32,068 0.79
2000 38,110 32,579 0.85
2005 37,680 32,104 0.85