Data tables, 2016 Census

Visible Minority (15), Economic Family Income Decile Group (13), Generation Status (4), Age (12) and Sex (3) for the Population 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 visible minority , economic family income decile group , generation status , age and sex for the population in private households in Canada
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Economic family income decile group (13) Generation status (4)
Total - Generation statusFootnote 2 First generationFootnote 3 Second generationFootnote 4 Third generation or moreFootnote 5
Total - Economic family income decile group 34,460,065 8,219,550 6,100,725 20,139,790
In bottom half of the distribution 17,211,650 4,736,970 2,884,315 9,590,360
In bottom decile 3,432,015 1,153,695 507,535 1,770,785
In second decile 3,439,335 982,355 586,065 1,870,910
In third decile 3,454,745 935,160 605,985 1,913,600
In fourth decile 3,440,535 860,640 589,810 1,990,090
In fifth decile 3,445,025 805,115 594,930 2,044,975
In top half of the distribution 17,248,415 3,482,585 3,216,405 10,549,420
In sixth decile 3,459,685 757,495 601,145 2,101,040
In seventh decile 3,451,510 713,655 608,605 2,129,250
In eighth decile 3,437,345 683,785 627,225 2,126,335
In ninth decile 3,453,685 664,865 665,700 2,123,115
In top decile 3,446,190 662,780 713,720 2,069,690

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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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Source: Statistics Canada, 2016 Census of Population, Statistics Canada Catalogue no. 98-400-X2016212.

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