Data tables, 2016 Census

Census Family After-tax Income Groups (21) in Constant (2015) Dollars, Census Family Structure (7), Family Size of Census Family (4), Ages of Census Family Members (18), Number of Earners in the Census Family (5) and Year (2) for Census Families in 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 census family (5)


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 census family
  2. No earners
  3. 1 earner or more
  4. 1 earner
  5. 2 or more earners
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