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Table 4
Median income and percentage change for income data from different sources for Canada (provinces only), 2005 and 2010 in 2010 constant dollar

Table 4
Median income and percentage change for income data from different sources for Canada (provinces only), 2005 and 2010 in 2010 constant dollars
Table summary
This table displays the results of median income and percentage change for income data from different sources for reference year 2005 and 2010 in 2010 constant dollars. The information is grouped by source (appearing as row headers), 2006 census, slid, t1ff, 2011 nhs and nhs/census, calculated using 2005 median ($), 2010 median ($) and % change units of measure (appearing as column headers).
Source 2006 Census SLID T1FF 2011 NHS SLID T1FF NHS/Census SLID T1FF
2005 Median ($)Footnote 1 2010 Median ($) % changeFootnote 1
Total income 27,877 27,265 27,607 29,859 28,699 29,191 7.1 5.3 5.7
Employment income 29,209 28,635 28,585 31,580 29,120 29,713 8.1 1.7 3.9
Wages and salariesFootnote 2 30,486 29,938 30,081 33,075 30,581 31,487 8.5 2.1 4.7
Full-year full-time workers 46,080 44,571 Note .: not available for any reference period 48,916 48,131 Note .: not available for any reference period 6.2 8 Note .: not available for any reference period
Self employment 6,152 8,525 5,444 5,485 7,642 5,750 -10.8 -10.4 5.6
Retirement income 13,065 13,359 12,673 14,188 12,329 13,639 8.6 -7.7 7.6
Investment income 544 488 535 593 541 607 9.0 10.9 13.5
Other income 906 1,255 947 786 980 808 -13.2 -21.9 -14.7
Government transfers 4,587 3,939 4,993 4,113 3,664 4,580 -10.3 -7 -8.3
Child benefits 2,652 2,167 2,779 3,197 2,400 2,815 20.6 10.8 1.3
OAS and GIS 6,213 6,213 6,213 6,222 6,222 6,222 0.1 0.1 0.1
CPP and QPP 6,627 6,671 6,654 6,630 6,677 6,679 0 0.1 0.4
Employment Insurance 4,496 4,314 4,533 4,980 5,191 5,184 10.8 20.3 14.4
Other government transfers 625 491 549 701 665 710 12.2 35.4 29.4
Income tax 5,309 5,411 5,387 5,383 5,549 4,949 1.4 2.6 -8.1
After-tax income 25,367 24,689 24,971 27,317 26,494 26,753 7.7 7.3 7.1
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