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Income decile group

Part A - Short definition:

The population in private households is sorted according to its adjusted after-tax family income and then divided into 10 equal groups each containing 10% of the population.

Part B - Detailed definition:

The income decile group provides a rough ranking of the economic situation of a person based on his or her relative position in the economic families adjusted after-tax income distribution. The population in private households is sorted according to its adjusted after-tax family income and then divided into 10 equal groups each containing 10% of the population.

Reported in:

2011

Reported for:

Population in private households

Question number(s):

Derived variable

Responses:

  • In the lowest decile
  • In the second decile
  • In the third decile
  • In the fourth decile
  • In the fifth decile
  • In the sixth decile
  • In the seventh decile
  • In the eighth decile
  • In the ninth decile
  • In the highest decile

Remarks:

Refer to Adjusted after-tax income for economic families and persons not in economic families.

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