Census Profile, 2016 Census
Vancouver, City [Census subdivision], British Columbia and Canada [Country]

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Characteristic Vancouver, CY
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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 21 547,845 265,130 282,715 28,642,980 13,990,620 14,652,355
Number of total income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households - 100% data 530,075 256,470 273,605 27,488,530 13,444,335 14,044,190
Median total income in 2015 among recipients ($) 32,964 36,884 29,835 34,204 40,782 28,860
Number of after-tax income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households - 100% data 530,760 257,115 273,640 27,499,185 13,449,010 14,050,175
Median after-tax income in 2015 among recipients ($) 29,694 32,416 27,492 30,866 35,933 26,621
Number of market income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households - 100% data 478,365 232,595 245,770 24,583,315 12,296,595 12,286,725
Median market income in 2015 among recipients ($) 34,054 38,896 29,997 32,762 39,925 26,613
Number of government transfers recipients aged 15 years and over in private households - 100% data 364,480 159,405 205,080 19,743,240 8,755,815 10,987,430
Median government transfers in 2015 among recipients ($) 1,443 693 1,956 5,453 4,199 6,136
Number of employment income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households - 100% data 401,075 199,930 201,145 20,428,685 10,547,760 9,880,925
Median employment income in 2015 among recipients ($) 34,554 39,000 30,604 33,684 39,836 28,474
Total - Income statistics in 2015 for the population aged 15 years and over in private households - 25% sample dataCensus data footnote 22 547,845 265,110 282,730 28,643,015 13,990,430 14,652,585
Number of total income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households - 25% sample data 530,100 256,665 273,440 27,489,395 13,441,555 14,047,845
Average total income in 2015 among recipients ($) 50,317 58,349 42,777 47,487 56,740 38,632
Number of after-tax income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households - 25% sample data 530,765 257,295 273,470 27,500,230 13,446,230 14,053,995
Average after-tax income in 2015 among recipients ($) 40,787 45,930 35,948 38,977 45,404 32,828
Number of market income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households - 25% sample data 477,830 232,485 245,350 24,584,065 12,295,015 12,289,055
Average market income in 2015 among recipients ($) 51,607 60,814 42,883 46,885 56,803 36,962
Number of government transfers recipients aged 15 years and over in private households - 25% sample data 364,195 159,020 205,175 19,742,130 8,752,070 10,990,060
Average government transfers in 2015 among recipients ($) 5,528 5,268 5,730 7,738 7,345 8,050
Number of employment income recipients aged 15 years and over in private households - 25% sample data 401,075 200,160 200,915 20,428,670 10,542,540 9,886,130
Average employment income in 2015 among recipients ($) 49,021 57,313 40,762 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 23 547,845 265,115 282,730 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 24 170,880 93,385 77,490 9,367,045 5,231,015 4,136,035
Median employment income in 2015 for full-year full-time workers ($)Census data footnote 25 55,278 59,824 51,258 53,431 59,326 47,420
Average employment income in 2015 for full-year full-time workers ($)Census data footnote 26 71,274 79,578 61,266 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 92.6 94.5 90.0 88.3 91.6 83.7
Employment income (%)Census data footnote 29 73.7 76.5 69.9 72.0 75.2 67.7
Government transfers (%)Census data footnote 30 7.4 5.5 10.0 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 31 547,845 265,125 282,720 28,642,980 13,990,620 14,652,360
Without total income 17,765 8,660 9,110 1,154,450 546,285 608,165
With total income 530,080 256,470 273,605 27,488,530 13,444,335 14,044,195
Percentage with total income 96.8 96.7 96.8 96.0 96.1 95.8
Under $10,000 (including loss) 85,555 38,570 46,980 3,877,620 1,668,960 2,208,655
$10,000 to $19,999 96,425 42,655 53,765 4,680,380 1,867,600 2,812,785
$20,000 to $29,999 66,035 29,500 36,530 3,807,840 1,593,335 2,214,505
$30,000 to $39,999 55,095 25,115 29,980 3,206,175 1,472,670 1,733,510
$40,000 to $49,999 48,970 22,535 26,435 2,827,045 1,376,565 1,450,480
$50,000 to $59,999 38,495 18,730 19,760 2,179,775 1,145,685 1,034,090
$60,000 to $69,999 30,380 15,595 14,780 1,655,070 938,755 716,310
$70,000 to $79,999 23,860 12,360 11,500 1,271,850 745,830 526,015
$80,000 to $89,999 18,885 9,910 8,975 966,885 579,290 387,590
$90,000 to $99,999 13,895 7,695 6,200 749,290 452,240 297,050
$100,000 and over 52,495 33,800 18,685 2,266,600 1,603,400 663,195
$100,000 to $149,999 31,480 19,355 12,130 1,493,570 1,024,210 469,365
$150,000 and over 21,015 14,455 6,560 773,025 579,190 193,830
Total - After-tax income groups in 2015 for the population aged 15 years and over in private households - 100% dataCensus data footnote 32 547,845 265,125 282,715 28,642,980 13,990,620 14,652,360
Without after-tax income 17,090 8,015 9,075 1,143,795 541,620 602,175
With after-tax income 530,760 257,115 273,640 27,499,185 13,449,010 14,050,175
Percentage with after-tax income 96.9 97.0 96.8 96.0 96.1 95.9
Under $10,000 (including loss) 88,970 40,795 48,175 4,004,475 1,706,825 2,297,645
$10,000 to $19,999 100,690 45,125 55,565 4,905,055 1,972,920 2,932,130
$20,000 to $29,999 77,735 35,220 42,510 4,489,925 1,926,175 2,563,755
$30,000 to $39,999 65,670 29,885 35,780 3,924,960 1,870,705 2,054,250
$40,000 to $49,999 54,025 25,660 28,360 3,144,200 1,619,670 1,524,525
$50,000 to $59,999 39,605 20,115 19,485 2,209,280 1,245,570 963,705
$60,000 to $69,999 29,280 15,210 14,070 1,540,300 912,230 628,065
$70,000 to $79,999 21,510 11,460 10,045 1,076,180 654,570 421,610
$80,000 and over 53,275 33,640 19,630 2,204,820 1,540,335 664,485
$80,000 to $89,999 14,125 8,225 5,905 688,705 444,550 244,145
$90,000 to $99,999 9,350 5,725 3,625 420,975 291,090 129,885
$100,000 and over 29,800 19,695 10,100 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 33 547,845 265,130 282,715 28,642,980 13,990,625 14,652,360
Without employment income 146,775 65,195 81,570 8,214,295 3,442,860 4,771,430
With employment income 401,075 199,930 201,145 20,428,690 10,547,760 9,880,925
Percentage with employment income 73.2 75.4 71.1 71.3 75.4 67.4
Under $5,000 (including loss) 51,270 23,085 28,190 2,778,990 1,357,430 1,421,560
$5,000 to $9,999 29,405 13,005 16,405 1,602,140 697,025 905,120
$10,000 to $19,999 54,795 24,940 29,855 2,736,010 1,212,855 1,523,155
$20,000 to $29,999 45,655 21,135 24,520 2,293,785 1,022,090 1,271,695
$30,000 to $39,999 41,770 19,625 22,145 2,149,860 1,001,065 1,148,795
$40,000 to $49,999 38,570 17,880 20,690 1,928,565 946,625 981,940
$50,000 to $59,999 30,125 15,295 14,825 1,554,100 839,045 715,055
$60,000 to $69,999 24,220 12,850 11,370 1,220,310 708,270 512,040
$70,000 to $79,999 19,345 10,355 8,990 992,170 591,945 400,225
$80,000 and over 65,920 41,765 24,160 3,172,770 2,171,415 1,001,355
$80,000 to $89,999 15,480 8,420 7,060 773,755 475,700 298,055
$90,000 to $99,999 11,080 6,415 4,665 623,980 382,330 241,650
$100,000 and over 39,360 26,925 12,435 1,775,030 1,313,385 461,645
Income of households in 2015
Total - Income statistics in 2015 for private households by household size - 100% dataCensus data footnote 34 283,920 ... ... 14,072,080 ... ...
Median total income of households in 2015 ($) 65,327 ... ... 70,336 ... ...
Median after-tax income of households in 2015 ($) 56,908 ... ... 61,348 ... ...
Total - Income statistics in 2015 for one-person private households - 100% data 110,020 ... ... 3,969,790 ... ...
Median total income of one-person households in 2015 ($) 38,449 ... ... 35,174 ... ...
Median after-tax income of one-person households in 2015 ($) 33,957 ... ... 31,446 ... ...
Total - Income statistics in 2015 for two-or-more-person private households - 100% data 173,895 ... ... 10,102,290 ... ...
Median total income of two-or-more-person households in 2015 ($) 89,207 ... ... 88,249 ... ...
Median after-tax income of two-or-more-person households in 2015 ($) 77,792 ... ... 76,419 ... ...
Total - Income statistics in 2015 for private households by household size - 25% sample dataCensus data footnote 35 283,915 ... ... 14,072,075 ... ...
Average total income of households in 2015 ($) 93,947 ... ... 92,764 ... ...
Average after-tax income of households in 2015 ($) 76,249 ... ... 76,171 ... ...
Total - Income statistics in 2015 for one-person private households - 25% sample data 110,025 ... ... 3,967,765 ... ...
Average total income of one-person households in 2015 ($) 52,841 ... ... 46,799 ... ...
Average after-tax income of one-person households in 2015 ($) 43,034 ... ... 38,685 ... ...
Total - Income statistics in 2015 for two-or-more-person private households - 25% sample data 173,890 ... ... 10,104,315 ... ...
Average total income of two-or-more-person households in 2015 ($) 119,956 ... ... 110,813 ... ...
Average after-tax income of two-or-more-person households in 2015 ($) 97,265 ... ... 90,890 ... ...
Total - Household total income groups in 2015 for private households - 100% dataCensus data footnote 36 283,915 ... ... 14,072,075 ... ...
Under $5,000 9,965 ... ... 228,790 ... ...
$5,000 to $9,999 5,830 ... ... 200,315 ... ...
$10,000 to $14,999 12,065 ... ... 374,575 ... ...
$15,000 to $19,999 14,620 ... ... 565,940 ... ...
$20,000 to $24,999 11,735 ... ... 602,800 ... ...
$25,000 to $29,999 11,280 ... ... 538,710 ... ...
$30,000 to $34,999 11,360 ... ... 603,480 ... ...
$35,000 to $39,999 11,200 ... ... 606,600 ... ...
$40,000 to $44,999 11,445 ... ... 596,110 ... ...
$45,000 to $49,999 10,995 ... ... 578,325 ... ...
$50,000 to $59,999 21,055 ... ... 1,097,345 ... ...
$60,000 to $69,999 19,180 ... ... 1,010,415 ... ...
$70,000 to $79,999 17,365 ... ... 924,320 ... ...
$80,000 to $89,999 15,290 ... ... 836,765 ... ...
$90,000 to $99,999 13,185 ... ... 745,655 ... ...
$100,000 and over 87,365 ... ... 4,561,920 ... ...
$100,000 to $124,999 25,415 ... ... 1,470,255 ... ...
$125,000 to $149,999 18,000 ... ... 1,016,245 ... ...
$150,000 to $199,999 20,635 ... ... 1,116,140 ... ...
$200,000 and over 23,310 ... ... 959,285 ... ...
Total - Household after-tax income groups in 2015 for private households - 100% dataCensus data footnote 32 283,915 ... ... 14,072,075 ... ...
Under $5,000 10,690 ... ... 243,780 ... ...
$5,000 to $9,999 5,900 ... ... 203,865 ... ...
$10,000 to $14,999 12,295 ... ... 380,680 ... ...
$15,000 to $19,999 15,100 ... ... 591,660 ... ...
$20,000 to $24,999 13,380 ... ... 673,740 ... ...
$25,000 to $29,999 13,580 ... ... 628,225 ... ...
$30,000 to $34,999 13,810 ... ... 719,825 ... ...
$35,000 to $39,999 13,785 ... ... 725,675 ... ...
$40,000 to $44,999 13,520 ... ... 711,180 ... ...
$45,000 to $49,999 13,085 ... ... 691,695 ... ...
$50,000 to $59,999 24,025 ... ... 1,299,680 ... ...
$60,000 to $69,999 21,315 ... ... 1,169,515 ... ...
$70,000 to $79,999 18,365 ... ... 1,041,635 ... ...
$80,000 to $89,999 15,250 ... ... 900,055 ... ...
$90,000 to $99,999 12,795 ... ... 757,295 ... ...
$100,000 and over 67,015 ... ... 3,333,575 ... ...
$100,000 to $124,999 24,115 ... ... 1,371,945 ... ...
$125,000 to $149,999 15,235 ... ... 809,540 ... ...
$150,000 and over 27,660 ... ... 1,152,090 ... ...
Income of economic families in 2015
Total - Income statistics in 2015 for economic families in private households - 100% dataCensus data footnote 37 157,895 ... ... 9,688,845 ... ...
Median total income of economic families in 2015 ($) 90,754 ... ... 88,306 ... ...
Median after-tax income of economic families in 2015 ($) 78,915 ... ... 76,372 ... ...
Average family size of economic families 2.9 ... ... 3.0 ... ...
Total - Income statistics in 2015 for couple economic families without children or other relatives in private households - 100% data 64,285 ... ... 3,706,220 ... ...
Median total income of couple economic families without children or other relatives in 2015 ($) 89,248 ... ... 78,976 ... ...
Median after-tax income of couple economic families without children or other relatives in 2015 ($) 76,651 ... ... 68,309 ... ...
Average family size of couple economic families without children or other relatives 2.0 ... ... 2.0 ... ...
Total - Income statistics in 2015 for couple economic families with children in private households - 100% data 63,885 ... ... 4,222,140 ... ...
Median total income of couple economic families with children in 2015 ($) 111,636 ... ... 113,465 ... ...
Median after-tax income of couple economic families with children in 2015 ($) 96,822 ... ... 96,608 ... ...
Average family size of couple economic families with children 4.0 ... ... 4.0 ... ...
Total - Income statistics in 2015 for lone-parent economic families in private households - 100% data 23,190 ... ... 1,481,410 ... ...
Median total income of lone-parent economic families in 2015 ($) 52,242 ... ... 53,193 ... ...
Median after-tax income of lone-parent economic families in 2015 ($) 47,864 ... ... 48,856 ... ...
Average family size of lone-parent economic families 2.5 ... ... 2.7 ... ...
Total - Income statistics in 2015 for economic families in private households - 25% sample dataCensus data footnote 38 157,765 ... ... 9,689,855 ... ...
Average total income of economic families in 2015 ($) 123,043 ... ... 111,235 ... ...
Average after-tax income of economic families in 2015 ($) 99,168 ... ... 91,040 ... ...
Total - Income statistics in 2015 for couple economic families without children or other relatives in private households - 25% sample data 64,115 ... ... 3,706,400 ... ...
Average total income of couple economic families without children or other relatives in 2015 ($) 122,724 ... ... 101,086 ... ...
Average after-tax income of couple economic families without children or other relatives in 2015 ($) 97,432 ... ... 82,296 ... ...
Total - Income statistics in 2015 for couple economic families with children in private households - 25% sample data 63,955 ... ... 4,225,855 ... ...
Average total income of couple economic families with children in 2015 ($) 146,259 ... ... 137,094 ... ...
Average after-tax income of couple economic families with children in 2015 ($) 117,820 ... ... 111,307 ... ...
Total - Income statistics in 2015 for lone-parent economic families in private households - 25% sample data 23,130 ... ... 1,477,190 ... ...
Average total income of lone-parent economic families in 2015 ($) 68,258 ... ... 65,549 ... ...
Average after-tax income of lone-parent economic families in 2015 ($) 58,017 ... ... 56,687 ... ...
Total - Income statistics in 2015 for persons aged 15 years and over not in economic families in private households - 100% dataCensus data footnote 21 159,610 77,970 81,640 5,313,545 2,608,845 2,704,705
Median total income in 2015 for persons aged 15 years and over not in economic families ($)Census data footnote 39 32,285 32,735 31,872 31,890 34,483 29,801
Median after-tax income in 2015 for persons aged 15 years and over not in economic families ($)Census data footnote 39 29,113 29,381 28,877 28,959 30,746 27,495
Total - Income statistics in 2015 for persons aged 15 years and over not in economic families in private households - 25% sample dataCensus data footnote 40 159,335 77,730 81,605 5,299,050 2,596,985 2,702,070
Average total income in 2015 for persons aged 15 years and over not in economic families ($)Census data footnote 41 45,574 47,649 43,597 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 37,678 38,938 36,477 35,801 37,724 33,952
Total - Economic family income decile group for the population in private households - 100% dataCensus data footnote 42 618,210 301,665 316,545 34,460,065 16,971,550 17,488,515
In the bottom half of the distribution 312,560 149,205 163,360 17,229,835 8,256,970 8,972,865
In the bottom decile 93,215 45,030 48,190 3,445,950 1,672,900 1,773,050
In the second decile 63,335 29,625 33,710 3,445,660 1,564,965 1,880,700
In the third decile 53,770 25,580 28,190 3,446,165 1,641,930 1,804,235
In the fourth decile 51,155 24,475 26,685 3,445,850 1,677,120 1,768,730
In the fifth decile 51,080 24,495 26,585 3,446,210 1,700,060 1,746,150
In the top half of the distribution 305,650 152,460 153,185 17,230,230 8,714,580 8,515,650
In the sixth decile 50,755 24,580 26,170 3,445,695 1,716,510 1,729,185
In the seventh decile 51,560 25,365 26,200 3,446,470 1,730,975 1,715,500
In the eighth decile 54,985 27,165 27,820 3,445,940 1,741,640 1,704,300
In the ninth decile 62,020 31,070 30,960 3,446,045 1,751,850 1,694,195
In the top decile 86,325 44,285 42,045 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 43 618,210 301,665 316,545 33,968,295 16,724,265 17,244,035
0 to 17 years 86,040 44,615 41,425 6,836,380 3,504,250 3,332,125
0 to 5 years 29,140 15,210 13,920 2,228,770 1,142,505 1,086,270
18 to 64 years 441,005 215,215 225,785 21,695,090 10,690,090 11,005,005
65 years and over 91,160 41,830 49,335 5,436,830 2,529,930 2,906,905
In low income based on the Low-income measure, after tax (LIM-AT) 116,045 55,460 60,585 4,809,940 2,243,200 2,566,740
0 to 17 years 17,130 8,815 8,320 1,163,830 597,570 566,255
0 to 5 years 4,945 2,485 2,455 396,095 203,055 193,030
18 to 64 years 79,800 38,185 41,620 2,855,290 1,341,590 1,513,700
65 years and over 19,115 8,465 10,650 790,825 304,040 486,780
Prevalence of low income based on the Low-income measure, after tax (LIM-AT) (%) 18.8 18.4 19.1 14.2 13.4 14.9
0 to 17 years (%) 19.9 19.8 20.1 17.0 17.1 17.0
0 to 5 years (%) 17.0 16.3 17.6 17.8 17.8 17.8
18 to 64 years (%) 18.1 17.7 18.4 13.2 12.5 13.8
65 years and over (%) 21.0 20.2 21.6 14.5 12.0 16.7
In low income based on the Low-income cut-offs, after tax (LICO-AT) 106,445 51,215 55,225 3,128,995 1,519,370 1,609,630
0 to 17 years 13,965 7,185 6,775 696,025 357,255 338,770
0 to 5 years 3,900 1,945 1,955 236,435 121,170 115,260
18 to 64 years 79,195 38,255 40,930 2,157,745 1,057,585 1,100,160
65 years and over 13,290 5,770 7,520 275,225 104,525 170,695
Prevalence of low income based on the Low-income cut-offs, after tax (LICO-AT) (%) 17.2 17.0 17.4 9.2 9.1 9.3
0 to 17 years (%) 16.2 16.1 16.4 10.2 10.2 10.2
0 to 5 years (%) 13.4 12.8 14.0 10.6 10.6 10.6
18 to 64 years (%) 18.0 17.8 18.1 9.9 9.9 10.0
65 years and over (%) 14.6 13.8 15.2 5.1 4.1 5.9

Source

Source: Statistics Canada, 2016 Census of Population.

How to cite

How to cite: Statistics Canada. 2017. Vancouver, CY [Census subdivision], British Columbia 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 24, 2020).

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