Census Profile, 2016 Census
Bridgewater, Town [Census subdivision], Nova Scotia and Lunenburg, County [Census division], Nova Scotia

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Characteristic Bridgewater, T
Nova Scotia
[Census subdivision]
Lunenburg, CTY
Nova Scotia
[Census division]
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Total Male Female Total Male Female
Counts (unless otherwise specified)
Income of individuals in 2015
Total - Income statistics in 2015 for the population aged 15 years and over in private households - 100% dataCensus data footnote 21 7,150 3,245 3,910 40,535 19,705 20,830
Number of total income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households - 100% data 6,925 3,150 3,780 39,115 19,115 20,000
Median total income in 2015 among recipients ($) 27,160 34,148 23,076 28,516 35,750 23,333
Number of after-tax income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households - 100% data 6,925 3,145 3,780 39,135 19,120 20,020
Median after-tax income in 2015 among recipients ($) 25,149 30,539 22,080 26,064 31,850 21,922
Number of market income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households - 100% data 5,900 2,760 3,135 33,815 17,030 16,785
Median market income in 2015 among recipients ($) 24,847 31,994 19,248 25,889 32,593 20,368
Number of government transfers recipients aged 15 years and over in private households - 100% data 5,410 2,250 3,160 30,000 13,730 16,270
Median government transfers in 2015 among recipients ($) 8,988 9,102 8,940 8,562 9,690 7,936
Number of employment income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households - 100% data 4,440 2,185 2,255 25,530 13,330 12,195
Median employment income in 2015 among recipients ($) 24,151 28,688 21,339 25,774 30,737 22,146
Total - Income statistics in 2015 for the population aged 15 years and over in private households - 25% sample dataCensus data footnote 22 7,155 3,245 3,910 40,535 19,705 20,830
Number of total income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households - 25% sample data 6,895 3,120 3,770 39,065 19,110 19,955
Average total income in 2015 among recipients ($) 35,025 41,594 29,593 38,336 46,379 30,634
Number of after-tax income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households - 25% sample data 6,900 3,120 3,780 39,090 19,110 19,980
Average after-tax income in 2015 among recipients ($) 29,978 34,940 25,880 31,984 37,898 26,328
Number of market income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households - 25% sample data 5,800 2,720 3,080 33,680 16,965 16,715
Average market income in 2015 among recipients ($) 32,889 39,694 26,877 36,130 43,909 28,234
Number of government transfers recipients aged 15 years and over in private households - 25% sample data 5,410 2,230 3,180 30,105 13,875 16,235
Average government transfers in 2015 among recipients ($) 9,348 9,751 9,066 9,326 10,193 8,585
Number of employment income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households - 25% sample data 4,435 2,165 2,270 25,530 13,365 12,165
Average employment income in 2015 among recipients ($) 32,255 38,212 26,565 35,665 42,508 28,149
Total - Employment income statistics for the population aged 15 years and over in private households - 25% sample dataCensus data footnote 23 7,155 3,245 3,910 40,535 19,705 20,830
Number of employment income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households who worked full year full time in 2015 - 25% sample dataCensus data footnote 24 1,900 1,005 895 11,220 6,295 4,925
Median employment income in 2015 for full-year full-time workers ($)Census data footnote 25 43,824 51,308 36,747 43,923 49,141 38,745
Average employment income in 2015 for full-year full-time workers ($)Census data footnote 26 49,086 55,292 42,124 52,980 59,435 44,724
Composition of total income in 2015 of the population aged 15 years and over in private households (%) - 100% dataCensus data footnote 27 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
Market income (%)Census data footnote 28 79.6 84.2 74.2 81.1 84.1 76.9
Employment income (%)Census data footnote 29 60.0 63.8 55.4 60.0 62.7 56.4
Government transfers (%)Census data footnote 30 20.4 15.8 25.9 18.9 15.9 23.1
Total - Total income groups in 2015 for the population aged 15 years and over in private households - 100% dataCensus data footnote 31 7,155 3,245 3,910 40,535 19,705 20,835
Without total income 225 95 130 1,415 585 830
With total income 6,925 3,145 3,780 39,115 19,115 20,000
Percentage with total income 96.8 96.9 96.7 96.5 97.0 96.0
Under $10,000 (including loss) 940 355 585 5,550 2,060 3,485
$10,000 to $19,999 1,505 510 1,000 7,905 2,910 4,990
$20,000 to $29,999 1,315 525 780 6,925 3,065 3,855
$30,000 to $39,999 930 420 515 5,235 2,585 2,650
$40,000 to $49,999 710 360 350 4,075 2,260 1,810
$50,000 to $59,999 500 310 190 2,940 1,850 1,090
$60,000 to $69,999 350 225 125 1,920 1,315 605
$70,000 to $79,999 235 155 75 1,455 965 490
$80,000 to $89,999 150 85 65 1,005 600 405
$90,000 to $99,999 95 60 35 580 375 210
$100,000 and over 200 140 60 1,530 1,120 410
$100,000 to $149,999 140 100 45 1,055 765 290
$150,000 and over 60 45 15 470 350 120
Total - After-tax income groups in 2015 for the population aged 15 years and over in private households - 100% dataCensus data footnote 32 7,150 3,245 3,905 40,535 19,705 20,830
Without after-tax income 225 100 125 1,400 585 815
With after-tax income 6,925 3,145 3,780 39,140 19,120 20,015
Percentage with after-tax income 96.9 96.9 96.8 96.6 97.0 96.1
Under $10,000 (including loss) 990 360 625 5,860 2,120 3,740
$10,000 to $19,999 1,580 545 1,040 8,375 3,110 5,270
$20,000 to $29,999 1,510 635 870 8,095 3,715 4,380
$30,000 to $39,999 1,110 510 605 6,270 3,295 2,970
$40,000 to $49,999 740 445 290 4,200 2,600 1,605
$50,000 to $59,999 435 290 145 2,570 1,755 820
$60,000 to $69,999 265 160 105 1,640 1,015 630
$70,000 to $79,999 130 85 45 795 530 270
$80,000 and over 170 125 50 1,320 975 345
$80,000 to $89,999 50 40 15 425 330 100
$90,000 to $99,999 40 25 15 250 180 75
$100,000 and over 85 60 25 635 470 170
Total - Employment income groups in 2015 for the population aged 15 years and over in private households - 100% dataCensus data footnote 33 7,155 3,245 3,910 40,535 19,705 20,830
Without employment income 2,715 1,060 1,650 15,005 6,375 8,635
With employment income 4,440 2,185 2,255 25,530 13,330 12,200
Percentage with employment income 62.1 67.3 57.7 63.0 67.6 58.6
Under $5,000 (including loss) 795 385 410 4,425 2,280 2,145
$5,000 to $9,999 460 205 255 2,295 990 1,305
$10,000 to $19,999 680 280 405 3,920 1,705 2,210
$20,000 to $29,999 605 260 345 3,480 1,560 1,920
$30,000 to $39,999 510 230 285 2,940 1,380 1,560
$40,000 to $49,999 370 190 185 2,295 1,255 1,040
$50,000 to $59,999 300 185 115 1,800 1,160 640
$60,000 to $69,999 215 135 80 1,265 880 385
$70,000 to $79,999 165 100 65 985 635 350
$80,000 and over 335 225 110 2,115 1,475 645
$80,000 to $89,999 120 65 55 770 455 315
$90,000 to $99,999 80 50 30 420 280 140
$100,000 and over 140 110 25 930 745 185
Income of households in 2015
Total - Income statistics in 2015 for private households by household size - 100% dataCensus data footnote 34 4,080 ... ... 21,440 ... ...
Median total income of households in 2015 ($) 46,836 ... ... 54,833 ... ...
Median after-tax income of households in 2015 ($) 42,473 ... ... 48,915 ... ...
Total - Income statistics in 2015 for one-person private households - 100% data 1,490 ... ... 6,115 ... ...
Median total income of one-person households in 2015 ($) 25,626 ... ... 26,944 ... ...
Median after-tax income of one-person households in 2015 ($) 24,171 ... ... 25,036 ... ...
Total - Income statistics in 2015 for two-or-more-person private households - 100% data 2,590 ... ... 15,325 ... ...
Median total income of two-or-more-person households in 2015 ($) 63,840 ... ... 68,291 ... ...
Median after-tax income of two-or-more-person households in 2015 ($) 56,843 ... ... 59,912 ... ...
Total - Income statistics in 2015 for private households by household size - 25% sample dataCensus data footnote 35 4,080 ... ... 21,440 ... ...
Average total income of households in 2015 ($) 59,207 ... ... 69,852 ... ...
Average after-tax income of households in 2015 ($) 50,710 ... ... 58,321 ... ...
Total - Income statistics in 2015 for one-person private households - 25% sample data 1,485 ... ... 6,115 ... ...
Average total income of one-person households in 2015 ($) 33,189 ... ... 38,526 ... ...
Average after-tax income of one-person households in 2015 ($) 29,062 ... ... 32,288 ... ...
Total - Income statistics in 2015 for two-or-more-person private households - 25% sample data 2,595 ... ... 15,325 ... ...
Average total income of two-or-more-person households in 2015 ($) 74,047 ... ... 82,349 ... ...
Average after-tax income of two-or-more-person households in 2015 ($) 63,056 ... ... 68,706 ... ...
Total - Household total income groups in 2015 for private households - 100% dataCensus data footnote 36 4,075 ... ... 21,440 ... ...
Under $5,000 60 ... ... 290 ... ...
$5,000 to $9,999 65 ... ... 350 ... ...
$10,000 to $14,999 170 ... ... 570 ... ...
$15,000 to $19,999 320 ... ... 1,220 ... ...
$20,000 to $24,999 330 ... ... 1,295 ... ...
$25,000 to $29,999 235 ... ... 1,170 ... ...
$30,000 to $34,999 270 ... ... 1,390 ... ...
$35,000 to $39,999 265 ... ... 1,250 ... ...
$40,000 to $44,999 240 ... ... 1,165 ... ...
$45,000 to $49,999 215 ... ... 1,065 ... ...
$50,000 to $59,999 350 ... ... 1,940 ... ...
$60,000 to $69,999 320 ... ... 1,705 ... ...
$70,000 to $79,999 245 ... ... 1,565 ... ...
$80,000 to $89,999 220 ... ... 1,295 ... ...
$90,000 to $99,999 165 ... ... 1,050 ... ...
$100,000 and over 600 ... ... 4,120 ... ...
$100,000 to $124,999 270 ... ... 1,795 ... ...
$125,000 to $149,999 155 ... ... 970 ... ...
$150,000 to $199,999 115 ... ... 860 ... ...
$200,000 and over 60 ... ... 490 ... ...
Total - Household after-tax income groups in 2015 for private households - 100% dataCensus data footnote 32 4,080 ... ... 21,435 ... ...
Under $5,000 60 ... ... 325 ... ...
$5,000 to $9,999 70 ... ... 350 ... ...
$10,000 to $14,999 175 ... ... 585 ... ...
$15,000 to $19,999 330 ... ... 1,290 ... ...
$20,000 to $24,999 355 ... ... 1,445 ... ...
$25,000 to $29,999 275 ... ... 1,355 ... ...
$30,000 to $34,999 320 ... ... 1,600 ... ...
$35,000 to $39,999 295 ... ... 1,470 ... ...
$40,000 to $44,999 285 ... ... 1,315 ... ...
$45,000 to $49,999 230 ... ... 1,245 ... ...
$50,000 to $59,999 415 ... ... 2,360 ... ...
$60,000 to $69,999 340 ... ... 2,020 ... ...
$70,000 to $79,999 240 ... ... 1,560 ... ...
$80,000 to $89,999 190 ... ... 1,210 ... ...
$90,000 to $99,999 130 ... ... 870 ... ...
$100,000 and over 355 ... ... 2,440 ... ...
$100,000 to $124,999 205 ... ... 1,320 ... ...
$125,000 to $149,999 85 ... ... 590 ... ...
$150,000 and over 65 ... ... 525 ... ...
Income of economic families in 2015
Total - Income statistics in 2015 for economic families in private households - 100% dataCensus data footnote 37 2,490 ... ... 14,900 ... ...
Median total income of economic families in 2015 ($) 63,642 ... ... 68,226 ... ...
Median after-tax income of economic families in 2015 ($) 56,576 ... ... 59,859 ... ...
Average family size of economic families 2.6 ... ... 2.6 ... ...
Total - Income statistics in 2015 for couple economic families without children or other relatives in private households - 100% data 1,240 ... ... 8,080 ... ...
Median total income of couple economic families without children or other relatives in 2015 ($) 61,824 ... ... 63,133 ... ...
Median after-tax income of couple economic families without children or other relatives in 2015 ($) 55,211 ... ... 55,790 ... ...
Average family size of couple economic families without children or other relatives 2.0 ... ... 2.0 ... ...
Total - Income statistics in 2015 for couple economic families with children in private households - 100% data 730 ... ... 4,645 ... ...
Median total income of couple economic families with children in 2015 ($) 92,416 ... ... 91,366 ... ...
Median after-tax income of couple economic families with children in 2015 ($) 79,147 ... ... 77,939 ... ...
Average family size of couple economic families with children 3.7 ... ... 3.7 ... ...
Total - Income statistics in 2015 for lone-parent economic families in private households - 100% data 470 ... ... 1,910 ... ...
Median total income of lone-parent economic families in 2015 ($) 38,528 ... ... 43,191 ... ...
Median after-tax income of lone-parent economic families in 2015 ($) 36,992 ... ... 40,346 ... ...
Average family size of lone-parent economic families 2.5 ... ... 2.5 ... ...
Total - Income statistics in 2015 for economic families in private households - 25% sample dataCensus data footnote 38 2,480 ... ... 14,910 ... ...
Average total income of economic families in 2015 ($) 74,198 ... ... 82,353 ... ...
Average after-tax income of economic families in 2015 ($) 63,071 ... ... 68,633 ... ...
Total - Income statistics in 2015 for couple economic families without children or other relatives in private households - 25% sample data 1,245 ... ... 8,060 ... ...
Average total income of couple economic families without children or other relatives in 2015 ($) 71,047 ... ... 79,595 ... ...
Average after-tax income of couple economic families without children or other relatives in 2015 ($) 60,392 ... ... 65,661 ... ...
Total - Income statistics in 2015 for couple economic families with children in private households - 25% sample data 725 ... ... 4,655 ... ...
Average total income of couple economic families with children in 2015 ($) 97,250 ... ... 100,561 ... ...
Average after-tax income of couple economic families with children in 2015 ($) 81,371 ... ... 83,594 ... ...
Total - Income statistics in 2015 for lone-parent economic families in private households - 25% sample data 475 ... ... 1,910 ... ...
Average total income of lone-parent economic families in 2015 ($) 47,489 ... ... 50,240 ... ...
Average after-tax income of lone-parent economic families in 2015 ($) 42,216 ... ... 44,405 ... ...
Total - Income statistics in 2015 for persons aged 15 years and over not in economic families in private households - 100% dataCensus data footnote 21 1,790 705 1,075 7,350 3,330 4,020
Median total income in 2015 for persons aged 15 years and over not in economic families ($)Census data footnote 39 24,880 26,048 23,792 26,053 29,019 24,483
Median after-tax income in 2015 for persons aged 15 years and over not in economic families ($)Census data footnote 39 23,520 24,128 23,002 24,381 26,159 23,385
Total - Income statistics in 2015 for persons aged 15 years and over not in economic families in private households - 25% sample dataCensus data footnote 40 1,770 685 1,085 7,325 3,350 3,980
Average total income in 2015 for persons aged 15 years and over not in economic families ($)Census data footnote 41 32,272 30,876 33,154 36,828 38,580 35,353
Average after-tax income in 2015 for persons aged 15 years and over not in economic families ($)Census data footnote 41 28,311 26,980 29,152 31,004 31,463 30,618
Total - Economic family income decile group for the population in private households - 100% dataCensus data footnote 42 8,265 3,815 4,445 46,330 22,685 23,650
In the bottom half of the distribution 5,570 2,485 3,085 29,765 14,185 15,585
In the bottom decile 1,145 510 630 4,875 2,290 2,585
In the second decile 1,410 585 825 7,230 3,260 3,975
In the third decile 1,135 505 625 6,120 2,935 3,190
In the fourth decile 995 470 530 5,945 2,920 3,025
In the fifth decile 890 410 475 5,595 2,785 2,810
In the top half of the distribution 2,700 1,335 1,360 16,560 8,495 8,070
In the sixth decile 785 395 395 4,725 2,410 2,315
In the seventh decile 770 380 390 4,095 2,095 2,005
In the eighth decile 560 275 285 3,320 1,710 1,605
In the ninth decile 315 155 160 2,595 1,340 1,250
In the top decile 265 135 135 1,825 940 890
Low income in 2015
Total - Low-income status in 2015 for the population in private households to whom low-income concepts are applicable - 100% dataCensus data footnote 43 8,265 3,820 4,445 46,210 22,620 23,585
0 to 17 years 1,370 690 685 7,120 3,630 3,485
0 to 5 years 415 215 195 2,145 1,110 1,035
18 to 64 years 4,770 2,250 2,520 27,435 13,460 13,975
65 years and over 2,120 875 1,250 11,660 5,530 6,130
In low income based on the Low-income measure, after tax (LIM-AT) 1,850 770 1,075 8,670 3,940 4,725
0 to 17 years 420 215 205 1,655 850 805
0 to 5 years 165 75 90 580 285 295
18 to 64 years 995 420 575 4,570 2,115 2,455
65 years and over 435 135 300 2,445 975 1,470
Prevalence of low income based on the Low-income measure, after tax (LIM-AT) (%) 22.4 20.2 24.2 18.8 17.4 20.0
0 to 17 years (%) 30.7 31.2 29.9 23.2 23.4 23.1
0 to 5 years (%) 39.8 34.9 46.2 27.0 25.7 28.5
18 to 64 years (%) 20.9 18.7 22.8 16.7 15.7 17.6
65 years and over (%) 20.5 15.4 24.0 21.0 17.6 24.0
In low income based on the Low-income cut-offs, after tax (LICO-AT) 785 360 425 2,630 1,290 1,345
0 to 17 years 200 110 90 540 295 240
0 to 5 years 60 30 30 155 80 75
18 to 64 years 555 245 310 1,920 915 1,005
65 years and over 35 10 20 180 80 95
Prevalence of low income based on the Low-income cut-offs, after tax (LICO-AT) (%) 9.5 9.4 9.6 5.7 5.7 5.7
0 to 17 years (%) 14.6 15.9 13.1 7.6 8.1 6.9
0 to 5 years (%) 14.5 14.0 15.4 7.2 7.2 7.2
18 to 64 years (%) 11.6 10.9 12.3 7.0 6.8 7.2
65 years and over (%) 1.7 1.1 1.6 1.5 1.4 1.5

Source

Source: Statistics Canada, 2016 Census of Population.

How to cite

How to cite: Statistics Canada. 2017. Bridgewater, T [Census subdivision], Nova Scotia and Lunenburg, CTY [Census division], Nova Scotia (table). Census Profile. 2016 Census. Statistics Canada Catalogue no. 98-316-X2016001. Ottawa. Released November 29, 2017.
https://www12.statcan.gc.ca/census-recensement/2016/dp-pd/prof/index.cfm?Lang=E (accessed October 28, 2020).

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