Data tables, 2016 Census

Shelter-cost-to-income Ratio (5A), Tenure Including Presence of Mortgage Payments and Subsidized Housing (7) and Household Type Including Census Family Structure (9) for Owner and Tenant Households in Non-farm, Non-reserve Private Dwellings of Canada, Provinces and Territories, Census Divisions and Census Subdivisions, 2016 Census - 25% Sample Data

About this variable: Shelter-cost-to-income ratio (5A)


Shelter-cost-to-income ratio

'Shelter-cost-to-income ratio' refers to the proportion of average total income of household which is spent on shelter costs.


  1. Total - Shelter-cost-to-income ratio
  2. Spending less than 30% of income on shelter costs
  3. Spending 30% or more of income on shelter costs
  4. 30% to less than 100%
  5. Not applicable Footnote 5


Footnote 5

The category 'Not applicable' includes private households with zero or negative household total income.

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