Data tables, 2016 Census

Household After-tax Income Groups (21) in Constant (2015) Dollars, Household Type Including Census Family Structure (11), Household Size (7), Ages of Household Members (18), Number of Earners in the Household (6) and Year (2) for Private Households of Canada, Provinces and Territories, Census Metropolitan Areas and Census Agglomerations, 2006 Census - 20% Sample Data and 2016 Census - 100% Data

About this variable: Number of earners in the household (6)


Earner or employment income recipient

Person with employment income during the reference period. Employment income can be in the form of wages, salaries and commissions or net self-employment income.

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


  1. Total - Number of earners in the household
  2. No earners
  3. 1 earner or more
  4. 1 earner
  5. 2 earners
  6. 3 or more earners
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