Data tables, 2016 Census

Visible Minority (15), Total Income Groups (17), Generation Status (4), Age (9) and Sex (3) for the Population Aged 15 Years and Over in Private Households of Canada, Provinces and Territories, and Census Metropolitan Areas, 2016 Census - 25% Sample Data

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This table details visible minority , total income groups , generation status , age and sex for the population aged 15 years and over in private households in Canada
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Total income groups (17) Generation status (4)
Total - Generation statusFootnote 2 First generationFootnote 3 Second generationFootnote 4 Third generation or moreFootnote 5
Total - Total income 28,643,020 7,738,020 4,403,225 16,501,770
Without total income 1,153,615 326,735 240,320 586,565
With total income 27,489,395 7,411,280 4,162,910 15,915,205
Percentage with total income 96.0 95.8 94.5 96.4
Under $10,000 (including loss) 3,871,860 1,279,090 618,150 1,974,620
$10,000 to $19,999 4,683,945 1,419,450 639,530 2,624,965
$20,000 to $29,999 3,812,950 1,120,705 519,405 2,172,840
$30,000 to $39,999 3,205,135 864,560 431,190 1,909,390
$40,000 to $49,999 2,825,560 704,090 400,890 1,720,585
$50,000 to $59,999 2,182,490 508,110 334,195 1,340,190
$60,000 to $69,999 1,653,905 367,500 270,620 1,015,790
$70,000 to $79,999 1,270,955 273,980 212,280 784,695
$80,000 to $89,999 966,280 207,335 168,510 590,435
$90,000 to $99,999 749,655 161,120 139,065 449,480
$100,000 and over 2,266,650 505,355 429,080 1,332,220
Median total income ($)Footnote 6 34,205 28,807 36,993 36,179
Average total income ($)Footnote 7 47,487 41,968 52,709 48,691

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Footnote(s)

Footnote 1

For more information on the Visible minority variable, including information on its classification, the questions from which it is derived, data quality and its comparability with other sources of data, please refer to the Visible Minority and Population Group Reference Guide, Census of Population, 2016.

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Footnote 2

For more information on generation status variables, including information on their classifications, the questions from which they are derived, data quality and their comparability with other sources of data, please refer to the Place of Birth, Generation Status, Citizenship and Immigration Reference Guide, Census of Population, 2016.

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Footnote 3

'First generation' includes persons who were born outside Canada. For the most part, these are people who are now, or once were, immigrants to Canada.

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Footnote 4

'Second generation' includes persons who were born in Canada and had at least one parent born outside Canada. For the most part, these are the children of immigrants.

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Footnote 5

'Third generation or more' includes persons who were born in Canada with both parents born in Canada.

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Footnote 6

Median income - The median income of a specified group is the amount that divides the income distribution of that group into two halves, i.e., the incomes of half of the units in that group are below the median, while those of the other half are above the median. Median incomes of individuals are calculated for those with income (positive or negative).

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Footnote 7

Average income - Average income of a specified group is calculated by dividing the aggregate income of that group by the number of units in that group. Average incomes of individuals are calculated for those with income (positive or negative).

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Source: Statistics Canada, 2016 Census of Population, Statistics Canada Catalogue no. 98-400-X2016214.

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