Census Profile, 2016 Census
Ottawa, City [Census subdivision], Ontario and Canada [Country]

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Total Male Female Total Male Female
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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 21 761,420 367,460 393,960 28,642,980 13,990,620 14,652,355
Number of total income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households - 100% data 728,270 351,485 376,785 27,488,530 13,444,335 14,044,190
Median total income in 2015 among recipients ($) 41,857 48,479 36,936 34,204 40,782 28,860
Number of after-tax income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households - 100% data 728,540 351,520 377,015 27,499,185 13,449,010 14,050,175
Median after-tax income in 2015 among recipients ($) 37,136 42,234 33,174 30,866 35,933 26,621
Number of market income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households - 100% data 663,315 324,730 338,580 24,583,315 12,296,595 12,286,725
Median market income in 2015 among recipients ($) 41,826 48,921 35,935 32,762 39,925 26,613
Number of government transfers recipients aged 15 years and over in private households - 100% data 502,905 222,930 279,975 19,743,240 8,755,815 10,987,430
Median government transfers in 2015 among recipients ($) 3,215 1,434 4,358 5,453 4,199 6,136
Number of employment income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households - 100% data 546,025 274,960 271,070 20,428,685 10,547,760 9,880,925
Median employment income in 2015 among recipients ($) 40,955 46,070 36,746 33,684 39,836 28,474
Total - Income statistics in 2015 for the population aged 15 years and over in private households - 25% sample dataCensus data footnote 22 761,420 367,450 393,975 28,643,015 13,990,430 14,652,585
Number of total income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households - 25% sample data 728,080 351,205 376,880 27,489,395 13,441,555 14,047,845
Average total income in 2015 among recipients ($) 54,605 62,746 47,019 47,487 56,740 38,632
Number of after-tax income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households - 25% sample data 728,355 351,210 377,145 27,500,230 13,446,230 14,053,995
Average after-tax income in 2015 among recipients ($) 44,428 50,106 39,141 38,977 45,404 32,828
Number of market income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households - 25% sample data 663,600 324,535 339,060 24,584,065 12,295,015 12,289,055
Average market income in 2015 among recipients ($) 54,792 63,743 46,224 46,885 56,803 36,962
Number of government transfers recipients aged 15 years and over in private households - 25% sample data 502,790 222,910 279,885 19,742,130 8,752,070 10,990,060
Average government transfers in 2015 among recipients ($) 6,757 6,055 7,317 7,738 7,345 8,050
Number of employment income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households - 25% sample data 546,025 274,445 271,580 20,428,670 10,542,540 9,886,130
Average employment income in 2015 among recipients ($) 53,088 60,456 45,642 46,057 54,369 37,193
Total - Employment income statistics for the population aged 15 years and over in private households - 25% sample dataCensus data footnote 23 761,420 367,450 393,975 28,643,015 13,990,430 14,652,585
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 24 279,480 150,600 128,880 9,367,045 5,231,015 4,136,035
Median employment income in 2015 for full-year full-time workers ($)Census data footnote 25 65,546 70,955 60,631 53,431 59,326 47,420
Average employment income in 2015 for full-year full-time workers ($)Census data footnote 26 75,111 82,331 66,674 65,997 74,289 55,510
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 91.4 93.9 88.4 88.3 91.6 83.7
Employment income (%)Census data footnote 29 72.8 75.0 70.0 72.0 75.2 67.7
Government transfers (%)Census data footnote 30 8.6 6.1 11.6 11.7 8.4 16.3
Total - Total income groups in 2015 for the population aged 15 years and over in private households - 100% dataCensus data footnote 31 761,420 367,460 393,960 28,642,980 13,990,620 14,652,360
Without total income 33,150 15,980 17,170 1,154,450 546,285 608,165
With total income 728,270 351,485 376,785 27,488,530 13,444,335 14,044,195
Percentage with total income 95.6 95.7 95.6 96.0 96.1 95.8
Under $10,000 (including loss) 99,195 45,455 53,740 3,877,620 1,668,960 2,208,655
$10,000 to $19,999 107,875 44,780 63,090 4,680,380 1,867,600 2,812,785
$20,000 to $29,999 78,010 32,865 45,140 3,807,840 1,593,335 2,214,505
$30,000 to $39,999 66,630 28,950 37,675 3,206,175 1,472,670 1,733,510
$40,000 to $49,999 63,305 27,810 35,495 2,827,045 1,376,565 1,450,480
$50,000 to $59,999 58,005 26,620 31,385 2,179,775 1,145,685 1,034,090
$60,000 to $69,999 51,605 25,385 26,225 1,655,070 938,755 716,310
$70,000 to $79,999 42,025 21,880 20,145 1,271,850 745,830 526,015
$80,000 to $89,999 36,815 19,760 17,050 966,885 579,290 387,590
$90,000 to $99,999 32,270 17,200 15,075 749,290 452,240 297,050
$100,000 and over 92,535 60,775 31,760 2,266,600 1,603,400 663,195
$100,000 to $149,999 65,295 41,095 24,205 1,493,570 1,024,210 469,365
$150,000 and over 27,240 19,685 7,560 773,025 579,190 193,830
Total - After-tax income groups in 2015 for the population aged 15 years and over in private households - 100% dataCensus data footnote 32 761,420 367,460 393,955 28,642,980 13,990,620 14,652,360
Without after-tax income 32,880 15,940 16,940 1,143,795 541,620 602,175
With after-tax income 728,535 351,520 377,015 27,499,185 13,449,010 14,050,175
Percentage with after-tax income 95.7 95.7 95.7 96.0 96.1 95.9
Under $10,000 (including loss) 103,495 46,300 57,195 4,004,475 1,706,825 2,297,645
$10,000 to $19,999 112,260 46,980 65,280 4,905,055 1,972,920 2,932,130
$20,000 to $29,999 89,985 38,505 51,480 4,489,925 1,926,175 2,563,755
$30,000 to $39,999 81,965 35,855 46,105 3,924,960 1,870,705 2,054,250
$40,000 to $49,999 78,235 35,230 43,000 3,144,200 1,619,670 1,524,525
$50,000 to $59,999 68,435 33,495 34,940 2,209,280 1,245,570 963,705
$60,000 to $69,999 54,560 29,055 25,505 1,540,300 912,230 628,065
$70,000 to $79,999 45,775 24,715 21,060 1,076,180 654,570 421,610
$80,000 and over 93,825 61,380 32,440 2,204,820 1,540,335 664,485
$80,000 to $89,999 32,630 19,255 13,375 688,705 444,550 244,145
$90,000 to $99,999 19,260 12,495 6,760 420,975 291,090 129,885
$100,000 and over 41,935 29,630 12,310 1,095,140 804,690 290,445
Total - Employment income groups in 2015 for the population aged 15 years and over in private households - 100% dataCensus data footnote 33 761,420 367,465 393,960 28,642,980 13,990,625 14,652,360
Without employment income 215,395 92,505 122,890 8,214,295 3,442,860 4,771,430
With employment income 546,025 274,960 271,065 20,428,690 10,547,760 9,880,925
Percentage with employment income 71.7 74.8 68.8 71.3 75.4 67.4
Under $5,000 (including loss) 67,195 32,655 34,540 2,778,990 1,357,430 1,421,560
$5,000 to $9,999 40,580 18,300 22,280 1,602,140 697,025 905,120
$10,000 to $19,999 65,320 29,700 35,620 2,736,010 1,212,855 1,523,155
$20,000 to $29,999 50,625 23,530 27,095 2,293,785 1,022,090 1,271,695
$30,000 to $39,999 44,810 21,210 23,595 2,149,860 1,001,065 1,148,795
$40,000 to $49,999 43,030 19,575 23,460 1,928,565 946,625 981,940
$50,000 to $59,999 40,775 18,705 22,070 1,554,100 839,045 715,055
$60,000 to $69,999 36,550 17,765 18,790 1,220,310 708,270 512,040
$70,000 to $79,999 29,655 15,370 14,285 992,170 591,945 400,225
$80,000 and over 127,485 78,160 49,330 3,172,770 2,171,415 1,001,355
$80,000 to $89,999 29,530 15,440 14,090 773,755 475,700 298,055
$90,000 to $99,999 26,485 14,205 12,280 623,980 382,330 241,650
$100,000 and over 71,475 48,515 22,960 1,775,030 1,313,385 461,645
Income of households in 2015
Total - Income statistics in 2015 for private households by household size - 100% dataCensus data footnote 34 373,760 ... ... 14,072,080 ... ...
Median total income of households in 2015 ($) 85,981 ... ... 70,336 ... ...
Median after-tax income of households in 2015 ($) 73,745 ... ... 61,348 ... ...
Total - Income statistics in 2015 for one-person private households - 100% data 105,750 ... ... 3,969,790 ... ...
Median total income of one-person households in 2015 ($) 47,369 ... ... 35,174 ... ...
Median after-tax income of one-person households in 2015 ($) 41,026 ... ... 31,446 ... ...
Total - Income statistics in 2015 for two-or-more-person private households - 100% data 268,010 ... ... 10,102,290 ... ...
Median total income of two-or-more-person households in 2015 ($) 107,064 ... ... 88,249 ... ...
Median after-tax income of two-or-more-person households in 2015 ($) 91,248 ... ... 76,419 ... ...
Total - Income statistics in 2015 for private households by household size - 25% sample dataCensus data footnote 35 373,755 ... ... 14,072,075 ... ...
Average total income of households in 2015 ($) 106,372 ... ... 92,764 ... ...
Average after-tax income of households in 2015 ($) 86,579 ... ... 76,171 ... ...
Total - Income statistics in 2015 for one-person private households - 25% sample data 105,745 ... ... 3,967,765 ... ...
Average total income of one-person households in 2015 ($) 56,590 ... ... 46,799 ... ...
Average after-tax income of one-person households in 2015 ($) 46,078 ... ... 38,685 ... ...
Total - Income statistics in 2015 for two-or-more-person private households - 25% sample data 268,010 ... ... 10,104,315 ... ...
Average total income of two-or-more-person households in 2015 ($) 126,013 ... ... 110,813 ... ...
Average after-tax income of two-or-more-person households in 2015 ($) 102,559 ... ... 90,890 ... ...
Total - Household total income groups in 2015 for private households - 100% dataCensus data footnote 36 373,755 ... ... 14,072,075 ... ...
Under $5,000 6,250 ... ... 228,790 ... ...
$5,000 to $9,999 4,900 ... ... 200,315 ... ...
$10,000 to $14,999 9,095 ... ... 374,575 ... ...
$15,000 to $19,999 11,445 ... ... 565,940 ... ...
$20,000 to $24,999 10,405 ... ... 602,800 ... ...
$25,000 to $29,999 10,920 ... ... 538,710 ... ...
$30,000 to $34,999 11,170 ... ... 603,480 ... ...
$35,000 to $39,999 11,660 ... ... 606,600 ... ...
$40,000 to $44,999 12,120 ... ... 596,110 ... ...
$45,000 to $49,999 12,150 ... ... 578,325 ... ...
$50,000 to $59,999 24,805 ... ... 1,097,345 ... ...
$60,000 to $69,999 24,765 ... ... 1,010,415 ... ...
$70,000 to $79,999 23,225 ... ... 924,320 ... ...
$80,000 to $89,999 22,580 ... ... 836,765 ... ...
$90,000 to $99,999 21,430 ... ... 745,655 ... ...
$100,000 and over 156,845 ... ... 4,561,920 ... ...
$100,000 to $124,999 43,800 ... ... 1,470,255 ... ...
$125,000 to $149,999 32,760 ... ... 1,016,245 ... ...
$150,000 to $199,999 42,310 ... ... 1,116,140 ... ...
$200,000 and over 37,975 ... ... 959,285 ... ...
Total - Household after-tax income groups in 2015 for private households - 100% dataCensus data footnote 32 373,755 ... ... 14,072,075 ... ...
Under $5,000 6,610 ... ... 243,780 ... ...
$5,000 to $9,999 4,970 ... ... 203,865 ... ...
$10,000 to $14,999 9,220 ... ... 380,680 ... ...
$15,000 to $19,999 11,915 ... ... 591,660 ... ...
$20,000 to $24,999 11,650 ... ... 673,740 ... ...
$25,000 to $29,999 12,395 ... ... 628,225 ... ...
$30,000 to $34,999 13,340 ... ... 719,825 ... ...
$35,000 to $39,999 14,530 ... ... 725,675 ... ...
$40,000 to $44,999 15,340 ... ... 711,180 ... ...
$45,000 to $49,999 15,625 ... ... 691,695 ... ...
$50,000 to $59,999 31,215 ... ... 1,299,680 ... ...
$60,000 to $69,999 29,345 ... ... 1,169,515 ... ...
$70,000 to $79,999 28,265 ... ... 1,041,635 ... ...
$80,000 to $89,999 25,850 ... ... 900,055 ... ...
$90,000 to $99,999 22,545 ... ... 757,295 ... ...
$100,000 and over 120,940 ... ... 3,333,575 ... ...
$100,000 to $124,999 43,895 ... ... 1,371,945 ... ...
$125,000 to $149,999 30,505 ... ... 809,540 ... ...
$150,000 and over 46,545 ... ... 1,152,090 ... ...
Income of economic families in 2015
Total - Income statistics in 2015 for economic families in private households - 100% dataCensus data footnote 37 253,415 ... ... 9,688,845 ... ...
Median total income of economic families in 2015 ($) 109,083 ... ... 88,306 ... ...
Median after-tax income of economic families in 2015 ($) 92,624 ... ... 76,372 ... ...
Average family size of economic families 3.0 ... ... 3.0 ... ...
Total - Income statistics in 2015 for couple economic families without children or other relatives in private households - 100% data 92,815 ... ... 3,706,220 ... ...
Median total income of couple economic families without children or other relatives in 2015 ($) 102,233 ... ... 78,976 ... ...
Median after-tax income of couple economic families without children or other relatives in 2015 ($) 86,602 ... ... 68,309 ... ...
Average family size of couple economic families without children or other relatives 2.0 ... ... 2.0 ... ...
Total - Income statistics in 2015 for couple economic families with children in private households - 100% data 114,325 ... ... 4,222,140 ... ...
Median total income of couple economic families with children in 2015 ($) 137,926 ... ... 113,465 ... ...
Median after-tax income of couple economic families with children in 2015 ($) 115,637 ... ... 96,608 ... ...
Average family size of couple economic families with children 4.0 ... ... 4.0 ... ...
Total - Income statistics in 2015 for lone-parent economic families in private households - 100% data 38,755 ... ... 1,481,410 ... ...
Median total income of lone-parent economic families in 2015 ($) 62,761 ... ... 53,193 ... ...
Median after-tax income of lone-parent economic families in 2015 ($) 56,633 ... ... 48,856 ... ...
Average family size of lone-parent economic families 2.7 ... ... 2.7 ... ...
Total - Income statistics in 2015 for economic families in private households - 25% sample dataCensus data footnote 38 253,440 ... ... 9,689,855 ... ...
Average total income of economic families in 2015 ($) 128,219 ... ... 111,235 ... ...
Average after-tax income of economic families in 2015 ($) 104,030 ... ... 91,040 ... ...
Total - Income statistics in 2015 for couple economic families without children or other relatives in private households - 25% sample data 92,930 ... ... 3,706,400 ... ...
Average total income of couple economic families without children or other relatives in 2015 ($) 121,150 ... ... 101,086 ... ...
Average after-tax income of couple economic families without children or other relatives in 2015 ($) 97,430 ... ... 82,296 ... ...
Total - Income statistics in 2015 for couple economic families with children in private households - 25% sample data 114,320 ... ... 4,225,855 ... ...
Average total income of couple economic families with children in 2015 ($) 154,772 ... ... 137,094 ... ...
Average after-tax income of couple economic families with children in 2015 ($) 124,814 ... ... 111,307 ... ...
Total - Income statistics in 2015 for lone-parent economic families in private households - 25% sample data 38,635 ... ... 1,477,190 ... ...
Average total income of lone-parent economic families in 2015 ($) 72,479 ... ... 65,549 ... ...
Average after-tax income of lone-parent economic families in 2015 ($) 62,341 ... ... 56,687 ... ...
Total - Income statistics in 2015 for persons aged 15 years and over not in economic families in private households - 100% dataCensus data footnote 21 148,795 70,365 78,425 5,313,545 2,608,845 2,704,705
Median total income in 2015 for persons aged 15 years and over not in economic families ($)Census data footnote 39 38,585 37,101 39,770 31,890 34,483 29,801
Median after-tax income in 2015 for persons aged 15 years and over not in economic families ($)Census data footnote 39 34,525 33,178 35,479 28,959 30,746 27,495
Total - Income statistics in 2015 for persons aged 15 years and over not in economic families in private households - 25% sample dataCensus data footnote 40 148,300 69,825 78,475 5,299,050 2,596,985 2,702,070
Average total income in 2015 for persons aged 15 years and over not in economic families ($)Census data footnote 41 48,967 48,862 49,060 42,939 46,085 39,915
Average after-tax income in 2015 for persons aged 15 years and over not in economic families ($)Census data footnote 41 40,421 40,027 40,772 35,801 37,724 33,952
Total - Economic family income decile group for the population in private households - 100% dataCensus data footnote 42 916,860 446,515 470,340 34,460,065 16,971,550 17,488,515
In the bottom half of the distribution 351,750 167,740 184,005 17,229,835 8,256,970 8,972,865
In the bottom decile 87,465 42,945 44,520 3,445,950 1,672,900 1,773,050
In the second decile 68,570 31,900 36,670 3,445,660 1,564,965 1,880,700
In the third decile 61,285 28,950 32,335 3,446,165 1,641,930 1,804,235
In the fourth decile 63,425 30,120 33,310 3,445,850 1,677,120 1,768,730
In the fifth decile 71,000 33,825 37,170 3,446,210 1,700,060 1,746,150
In the top half of the distribution 565,110 278,780 286,330 17,230,230 8,714,580 8,515,650
In the sixth decile 80,420 38,470 41,950 3,445,695 1,716,510 1,729,185
In the seventh decile 92,480 44,845 47,635 3,446,470 1,730,975 1,715,500
In the eighth decile 110,280 54,300 55,985 3,445,940 1,741,640 1,704,300
In the ninth decile 136,925 67,895 69,035 3,446,045 1,751,850 1,694,195
In the top decile 145,005 73,275 71,730 3,446,080 1,773,600 1,672,475
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 43 916,855 446,520 470,340 33,968,295 16,724,265 17,244,035
0 to 17 years 187,695 95,500 92,200 6,836,380 3,504,250 3,332,125
0 to 5 years 59,200 30,145 29,055 2,228,770 1,142,505 1,086,270
18 to 64 years 596,800 290,300 306,500 21,695,090 10,690,090 11,005,005
65 years and over 132,355 60,715 71,640 5,436,830 2,529,930 2,906,905
In low income based on the Low-income measure, after tax (LIM-AT) 115,180 54,575 60,605 4,809,940 2,243,200 2,566,740
0 to 17 years 30,100 15,575 14,530 1,163,830 597,570 566,255
0 to 5 years 10,150 5,285 4,865 396,095 203,055 193,030
18 to 64 years 72,620 34,105 38,515 2,855,290 1,341,590 1,513,700
65 years and over 12,455 4,895 7,565 790,825 304,040 486,780
Prevalence of low income based on the Low-income measure, after tax (LIM-AT) (%) 12.6 12.2 12.9 14.2 13.4 14.9
0 to 17 years (%) 16.0 16.3 15.8 17.0 17.1 17.0
0 to 5 years (%) 17.1 17.5 16.7 17.8 17.8 17.8
18 to 64 years (%) 12.2 11.7 12.6 13.2 12.5 13.8
65 years and over (%) 9.4 8.1 10.6 14.5 12.0 16.7
In low income based on the Low-income cut-offs, after tax (LICO-AT) 98,915 48,130 50,785 3,128,995 1,519,370 1,609,630
0 to 17 years 22,685 11,680 11,005 696,025 357,255 338,770
0 to 5 years 7,780 4,065 3,710 236,435 121,170 115,260
18 to 64 years 68,040 33,345 34,695 2,157,745 1,057,585 1,100,160
65 years and over 8,190 3,105 5,085 275,225 104,525 170,695
Prevalence of low income based on the Low-income cut-offs, after tax (LICO-AT) (%) 10.8 10.8 10.8 9.2 9.1 9.3
0 to 17 years (%) 12.1 12.2 11.9 10.2 10.2 10.2
0 to 5 years (%) 13.1 13.5 12.8 10.6 10.6 10.6
18 to 64 years (%) 11.4 11.5 11.3 9.9 9.9 10.0
65 years and over (%) 6.2 5.1 7.1 5.1 4.1 5.9

Source

Source: Statistics Canada, 2016 Census of Population.

How to cite

How to cite: Statistics Canada. 2017. Ottawa, CV [Census subdivision], Ontario and Canada [Country] (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 January 19, 2022).

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