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Government transfer payments
Part A - Short definition:
Refers to all cash benefits received from federal, provincial, territorial or municipal governments during 2010.
Part B - Detailed definition:
Refers to total income from all transfer payments received from federal, provincial, territorial or municipal governments during calendar year 2010. This variable is derived by summing the amounts reported in:
- the Old Age Security pension and Guaranteed Income Supplement, Allowance and Allowance for the Survivor
- benefits from Canada Pension Plan or Quebec Pension Plan
- benefits from Employment Insurance
- child benefits
- other income from government sources.
Population aged 15 years and over in private households
Derived variable based upon responses to Questions 54 and 55 (d), (e), (f), (g) and (h)
Dollar value or nil
See the detailed definitions and 'Remarks' for each of the components.