Data tables, 2016 Census

Low-income Indicators (4), Individual Low-income Status (6), Industry - North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) 2012 (23A) and Work Activity During the Reference Year (9) for the Population Aged 15 Years and Over in Private Households of Canada, Provinces and Territories, Census Metropolitan Areas and Census Agglomerations, 2016 Census - 25% Sample Data

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This table details low-income indicators , individual low-income status , industry - north american industry classification system 2012 and work activity during the reference year for the population aged 15 years and over in private households in Sault Ste. Marie
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Industry - North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) 2012 (23A) Individual low-income status (6)
Total - Individual low-income statusFootnote 3 Low-income status - not applicableFootnote 4 Low-income status - applicable In low income Not in low income Prevalence of low income (%)Footnote 5
Total - Industry - North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) 2012Footnote 6 65,390 860 64,530 9,170 55,360 14.2
Industry - not applicableFootnote 7 24,725 370 24,355 5,605 18,750 23.0
All industriesFootnote 8 40,665 490 40,175 3,570 36,610 8.9
11 Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting 285 10 275 25 250 9.1
21 Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction 270 0 265 10 255 3.8
22 Utilities 390 0 385 0 380 0.0
23 Construction 3,030 60 2,970 215 2,750 7.2
31-33 Manufacturing 4,065 20 4,045 75 3,975 1.9
41 Wholesale trade 845 0 845 70 780 8.3
44-45 Retail trade 5,280 35 5,245 620 4,620 11.8
48-49 Transportation and warehousing 1,410 25 1,385 105 1,280 7.6
51 Information and cultural industries 505 0 505 45 460 8.9
52 Finance and insurance 955 0 955 30 925 3.1
53 Real estate and rental and leasing 595 0 590 125 460 21.2
54 Professional, scientific and technical services 1,425 10 1,415 145 1,270 10.2
55 Management of companies and enterprises 25 0 20 0 25 0.0
56 Administrative and support, waste management and remediation services 2,630 15 2,610 530 2,080 20.3
61 Educational services 3,180 40 3,140 175 2,970 5.6
62 Health care and social assistance 6,125 85 6,040 330 5,710 5.5
71 Arts, entertainment and recreation 1,405 45 1,360 130 1,230 9.6
72 Accommodation and food services 3,445 45 3,395 695 2,710 20.5
81 Other services (except public administration) 1,680 15 1,665 190 1,470 11.4
91 Public administration 3,140 70 3,065 50 3,010 1.6

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Footnote(s)

Footnote 1

Refers to the number of weeks in which a person aged 15 years and over worked for pay or in self-employment in 2015 at all jobs held, even if only for a few hours, and whether these weeks were mostly full time (30 hours or more per week) or mostly part time (less than 30 hours per week).

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Footnote 2

Low-income measure, after tax (LIM-AT) - The Low-income measure, after tax, refers to a fixed percentage (50%) of median adjusted after-tax income of private households. The household after-tax income is adjusted by an equivalence scale to take economies of scale into account. This adjustment for different household sizes reflects the fact that a household's needs increase, but at a decreasing rate, as the number of members increases.

Using data from the 2016 Census of Population, the line applicable to a household is defined as half the Canadian median of the adjusted household after-tax income, multiplied by the square root of household size. The median is determined based on all persons in private households where low-income concepts are applicable. Thresholds for specific household sizes are presented in Table 4.2 Low-income measures thresholds (LIM-AT and LIM-BT) for private households of Canada, 2015, Dictionary, Census of Population, 2016.

When the unadjusted after-tax income of household pertaining to a person falls below the threshold applicable to the person based on household size, the person is considered to be in low income according to LIM-AT. Since the LIM-AT threshold and household income are unique within each household, low-income status based on LIM-AT can also be reported for households.

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Footnote 3

Low-income status - The income situation of the statistical unit in relation to a specific low-income line in a reference year. Statistical units with income that is below the low-income line are considered to be in low income.

For the 2016 Census, the reference period is the calendar year 2015 for all income variables.

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Footnote 4

The low-income concepts are not applied in the territories and in certain areas based on census subdivision type (such as Indian reserves). The existence of substantial in-kind transfers (such as subsidized housing and First Nations band housing) and sizeable barter economies or consumption from own production (such as product from hunting, farming or fishing) could make the interpretation of low-income statistics more difficult in these situations.

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Footnote 5

Prevalence of low income - The proportion or percentage of units whose income falls below a specified low-income line.

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Footnote 6

Refers to the general nature of the business carried out in the establishment where the person worked.

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Footnote 7

Includes persons aged 15 years and over who never worked for pay or self-employment or last worked for pay or self-employment prior to 2015.

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Footnote 8

Includes persons aged 15 years and over who have worked at some point in time between January 2015 and May 2016.

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Source: Statistics Canada, 2016 Census of Population, Statistics Canada Catalogue no. 98-400-X2016297.

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