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Table 9.2
Standard error adjustment factors at national or provincial and weighting area levels

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Notes:
…  not applicable
  1. Effective October 20, 2008, the names 'Yukon Territory' in English and 'Territoire du Yukon' in French become 'Yukon' in English and in French. There is no change to the abbreviations as well as to the numeric and alpha codes for Yukon. The abbreviations remain 'Y.T.' in English and 'Yn' in French, and '60' for the numeric code 'YT' for the alpha code.
Source:  Statistics Canada, 2006 Census.
Characteristic National or provincial factors Percentiles of WA level factors
1 25 50 75 90 95 99
Population characteristic
Age
0 to 4,
5 to 9,
10 to 14,
15 to 19,
20 to 29,
30 to 34 years old
0.17 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.13 0.32 0.60 0.78
35 to 44,
45 to 54,
55 to 59,
60 to 64,
65+ years old
0.12 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.11 0.18 0.27 0.71
Sex 0.07 0.00 0.00 0.04 0.07 0.10 0.13 0.18
Common-law status
In common-law relationship 0.19 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.09 0.23 0.65 1.03
Not in common-law relationship 0.16 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.04 0.19 0.39 0.87
Marital status
Single, married 0.07 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.05 0.10 0.13 0.20
Separated, divorced, widowed 0.13 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.11 0.22 0.32 0.68
Highest degree, certificate or diploma 1.12 0.62 1.03 1.15 1.25 1.36 1.43 1.63
Major field of study 1.10 0.29 0.86 0.98 1.14 1.26 1.34 1.55
Place of birth
Born in Canada 1.30 0.24 0.98 1.27 1.48 1.64 1.74 1.97
Born outside of Canada 0.98 0.56 0.97 1.07 1.19 1.31 1.38 1.55
Citizenship
Canada, by birth 1.21 0.19 0.90 1.17 1.41 1.59 1.74 2.00
Other 1.16 0.06 0.78 1.10 1.37 1.61 1.73 2.00
Number of citizenships
Canadian only 1.26 0.26 1.10 1.30 1.48 1.64 1.76 2.02
One or two other ones 1.67 0.00 1.17 1.38 1.64 1.92 2.09 2.52
Period of immigration
Before 1950,
1951 to 1960,
1961 to 1970,
1971 to 1980,
1981 to 1990
1.37 0.44 0.91 1.06 1.26 1.43 1.55 1.79
1991 to 1995,
1996 to 2001,
2001 to 2006
1.67 0.00 0.91 1.18 1.52 1.87 2.09 2.46
Age at immigration 1.20 0.61 0.95 1.15 1.32 1.46 1.54 1.74
Mobility status (1 year ago)
Non-mover  1.70 0.51 1.32 1.57 1.80 1.97 2.08 2.36
Mover (migrant, non-migrant) 1.86 0.32 1.46 1.71 1.94 2.16 2.29 2.67
Mobility status (5 years ago)
Non-mover 1.58 0.59 1.32 1.51 1.70 1.86 1.96 2.10
Mover (migrant, non-migrant) 1.75 0.63 1.49 1.70 1.90 2.12 2.28 2.73
Immigrant or non-immigrant population
Immigrant population 1.30 0.79 1.29 1.44 1.60 1.76 1.87 2.11
Non-immigrant population 1.21 0.19 0.89 1.15 1.39 1.58 1.71 1.97
Visible minority
Chinese, South Asian, Black, Filipino, Latin American, Arab, Korean, Japanese, Visible minority, n.i.e., Multiple visible minority 2.04 0.00 1.16 1.45 1.88 2.32 2.59 3.16
Aboriginal 1.41 0.54 1.36 1.61 1.85 2.07 2.21 2.52
Other 1.53 0.22 1.03 1.41 1.75 2.04 2.20 2.48
Ethnic origin 1.56 0.76 1.43 1.63 1.79 1.95 2.04 2.22
Home language – English 
New-Brunswick, British-Colombia, Ontario, Alberta 1.59 0.17 1.31 1.68 1.93 2.11 2.24 2.48
Quebec 1.61 0.79 1.57 1.80 2.01 2.18 2.33 2.62
Other provinces 1.24 0.00 0.82 1.37 1.73 2.01 2.15 2.49
Canada 1.16
Home language – French 
Nova-Scotia, Quebec 1.28 0.00 0.99 1.48 1.78 1.99 2.13 2.82
New-Brunswick 0.99 0.49 1.38 1.65 1.90 2.21 2.32 2.63
Other province 1.64 0.00 1.37 1.67 1.96 2.26 2.45 2.88
Canada 0.77
First official language spoken – English 
Quebec 1.43 0.77 1.32 1.55 1.75 1.92 2.02 2.25
Newfoundland 0.68 0.00 0.29 0.61 1.02 1.39 1.65 2.28
Other province 1.21 0.18 0.92 1.22 1.45 1.64 1.76 2.01
Canada 0.79
First official language spoken – French 
New-Brunswick 0.95 0.57 1.23 1.44 1.60 1.79 1.97 2.32
Other province 1.28 0.23 1.21 1.42 1.65 1.88 2.01 2.31
Canada 0.76
First official language spoken – other 
English or French 1.64 0.00 1.18 1.43 1.70 1.99 2.24 2.62
Neither 1.03 0.00 0.74 0.90 1.09 1.27 1.39 1.66
Official language spoken – English
Quebec 1.36 0.00 1.24 1.41 1.58 1.74 1.87 2.25
Other province 1.28 0.37 1.11 1.33 1.50 1.64 1.74 1.90
Canada 0.84
Official language spoken – French 
New-Brunswick, Quebec 1.25 0.56 1.23 1.42 1.56 1.68 1.76 1.94
Other province 1.62 0.00 1.16 1.38 1.68 2.05 2.29 2.91
Canada 0.94
Official language spoken - other 
Bilingual 1.22 0.72 1.23 1.36 1.48 1.60 1.70 1.88
Neither 1.44 0.00 1.04 1.26 1.52 1.77 1.94 2.34
Mother tongue – English 
Ontario, Alberta, British-Columbia 1.34 0.00 1.11 1.39 1.62 1.82 1.93 2.14
Quebec 1.39 0.57 1.24 1.45 1.66 1.85 1.96 2.21
Other province 1.10 0.00 0.92 1.19 1.44 1.66 1.79 2.02
Canada 1.07
Mother tongue – French 
New-Brunswick 0.85 0.00 1.04 1.31 1.52 1.75 1.87 2.31
Quebec 1.14 0.05 1.00 1.34 1.58 1.77 1.90 2.16
Other province 1.35 0.54 1.21 1.39 1.60 1.83 1.98 2.30
Canada 0.75
Mother tongue – other than English or French  1.76 0.00 1.02 1.24 1.56 1.95 2.24 2.87
Language of work – English 
Quebec 1.15 0.74 1.13 1.24 1.34 1.45 1.52 1.68
Other province 0.78 0.24 0.67 0.77 0.88 1.01 1.10 1.26
Canada 0.75
Language of work – French 
New-Brunswick, Quebec 0.88 0.38 0.75 0.87 10.60 1.25 1.33 1.48
Other province 1.22 0.00 1.07 1.20 1.34 1.52 1.67 1.97
Canada 0.72
Language of work – other  1.22 0.00 0.75 1.01 1.25 1.54 1.81 2.26
Industry 1.23 0.66 0.94 1.11 1.24 1.36 1.45 1.66
Occupation 1.17 0.69 0.87 0.97 1.12 1.24 1.31 1.47
Work activity in 2005 1.08 0.68 1.06 1.17 1.26 1.36 1.42 1.57
Weeks worked in 2005 1.02 0.57 0.92 1.07 1.20 1.29 1.35 1.48
Hours worked in reference week 1.09 0.51 0.86 0.98 1.12 1.22 1.29 1.44
Full-time or part-time work
Full-time work 0.82 0.35 0.71 0.81 0.89 0.98 1.03 1.13
Part-time work 1.09 0.58 0.98 1.07 1.15 1.22 1.27 1.39
Year last worked
In 2006, in 2005, before 2005 0.86 0.39 0.82 0.97 1.12 1.24 1.30 1.44
Never worked 1.20 0.66 1.09 1.19 1.28 1.38 1.46 1.61
Class of worker
Paid worker 0.89 0.43 0.85 1.02 1.25 1.41 1.50 1.71
Self-employed, unincorporated, unpaid family worker 1.26 0.66 1.11 1.23 1.35 1.47 1.57 1.85
Unpaid housework 1.20 0.65 1.10 1.20 1.30 1.39 1.45 1.62
Labour force status participation
Employed 0.91 0.00 0.83 0.98 1.16 1.29 1.37 1.54
Unemployed 1.22 0.00 1.02 1.15 1.28 1.42 1.53 1.85
Not in labour force 1.07 0.64 1.02 1.16 1.28 1.41 1.49 1.68
Mode of transport to work
Driver, walk, transit, passenger, taxi 0.77 0.39 0.74 0.85 0.93 1.03 1.09 1.25
Bike, motorcycle 1.21 0.00 1.01 1.13 1.24 1.36 1.46 1.77
Other 1.21 0.60 1.03 1.15 1.28 1.42 1.54 1.95
Place of work – province 0.56 0.00 0.70 0.85 1.02 1.22 1.37 1.74
Place of work – Statistical Area Classification (metropolitan influence zone [MIZ])
Strong or moderated MIZ 0.95 0.48 0.99 1.09 1.19 1.31 1.40 1.67
Weak or not in MIZ 0.79 0.00 0.99 1.16 1.34 1.54 1.68 2.05
In a CA or a CMA 0.88 0.49 0.99 1.14 1.28 1.41 1.51 1.81
In the territories 0.49 0.00 1.09 1.28 1.49 1.79 2.00 2.30
Place of work – type of commuting
Work in same CSD of residence 1.06 0.45 0.96 1.11 1.24 1.36 1.43 1.56
Work in a different CSD of residence 1.08 0.67 1.06 1.15 1.25 1.35 1.44 1.65
Place of work status
Worked at home, no fixed workplace 1.27 0.62 1.13 1.24 1.35 1.46 1.53 1.67
Worked outside Canada 1.23 0.00 0.96 1.12 1.27 1.43 1.55 1.85
Usual place of work 0.99 0.46 0.85 0.95 1.05 1.14 1.19 1.31
Number of persons in total income intervals ($)
0 to 9,999 0.73 0.16 0.56 0.67 0.77 0.87 0.92 1.05
10,000 to 19,999,
20,000 to 29,999,
30,000 to 39,999,
40,000 to 49,999,
50,000 to 59,999,
60,000 to 69,999,
70,000 to 74,999,
75,000 or more
1.12 0.73 0.87 0.95 1.09 1.17 1.22 1.31
Census family status
Husband, wife 0.12 0.00 0.05 0.08 0.11 0.15 0.17 0.23
Child 0.49 0.23 0.37 0.43 0.50 0.58 0.64 0.75
Female lone parent, male lone parent, non-member of a census family 0.80 0.44 0.71 0.83 1.02 1.16 1.23 1.41
Other 0.46 0.00 0.21 1.01 1.33 1.66 1.87 2.40
In census family
Husband, wife, common-law partner present
Yes, husband or wife 0.16 0.00 0.06 0.10 0.15 0.19 0.22 0.28
Yes, same-sex partner 1.63 0.00 1.40 1.55 1.73 1.92 2.02 2.39
Yes, same-sex married 1.28 0.00 1.04 1.21 1.37 1.51 1.61 2.12
Yes, opposite-sex partner 0.31 0.00 0.07 0.17 0.28 0.40 0.70 1.07
No 0.94 0.43 0.81 0.90 1.00 1.10 1.18 1.41
Economic family status
Husband, wife (including same sex) 0.16 0.00 0.08 0.13 0.23 0.81 1.01 1.28
Lone parent, child 0.58 0.16 0.51 0.61 0.75 0.85 0.90 1.02
Other family member 1.26 0.00 0.83 1.03 1.28 1.47 1.60 1.88
All other population characteristics 1.00
Household and dwelling characteristic
Tenure 0.77 0.55 0.80 0.90 0.99 1.07 1.11 1.19
Period of construction 1.03 0.80 1.04 1.11 1.17 1.23 1.28 1.39
Number of rooms 1.09 0.78 1.04 1.10 1.17 1.23 1.27 1.39
Number of bedrooms 1.02 0.47 0.95 1.05 1.12 1.20 1.25 1.38
Structural type
Single-detached dwelling, apartment in a building 0.47 0.20 0.38 0.66 0.84 0.94 1.01 1.24
Other structural type 0.89 0.30 0.89 1.03 1.15 1.25 1.34 1.55
Household size
1-person, 2-person household 0.06 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.05 0.10 0.24
Other 0.32 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.09 1.05 1.26 1.73
Primary household maintainer  0.00
Age of primary household maintainer
15 to 19 1.12 0.00 0.76 0.85 0.97 1.09 1.16 1.38
20 to 24,
25 to 29,
30 to 34,
35 to 39,
40 to 44,
45 to 49,
50 to 54,
55 to 59,
60 to 64
0.68 0.46 0.61 0.67 0.75 0.85 0.93 1.11
65+ 0.36 0.23 0.31 0.35 0.39 0.44 0.47 0.58
Sex of primary household maintainer 0.70 0.47 0.64 0.71 0.81 0.89 0.93 1.01
Number of household maintainers
One household maintainer 1.02 0.84 0.98 1.04 1.09 1.15 1.18 1.26
More than one household maintainers 1.04 0.00 1.00 1.08 1.20 1.36 1.47 1.85
Reference person is a household maintainer 1.89 1.03 1.61 1.82 2.00 2.18 2.28 2.51
Person who does not live here is a household maintainer 1.60 0.35 1.21 1.46 1.73 2.04 2.24 2.79
Number of households in gross rent intervals (intervals of $100) 1.09 0.56 0.87 0.99 1.11 1.21 1.28 1.43
Number of households in gross rent as a percentage of households income intervals
Less than 10%,
between 10 and 20%,
20 and 30%,
30 and 40%,
40 and 50%,
more than 50%
1.10 0.62 0.84 0.90 0.96 1.02 1.06 1.17
Number of households in owner’s major payment intervals  (intervals of $200) 1.02 0.70 0.87 0.95 1.07 1.15 1.19 1.28
Number of households in owner’s major payment as a percentage of household income intervals 
Less than 10%,
between 10 and 20%,
20 and 30%,
30 and 40%,
40 and 50%,
more than 50%
1.09 0.71 0.85 0.90 0.95 1.00 1.04 1.14
Person responsible for household payments
Person is the first maintainer 0.00
Other maintainer 0.89 0.00 0.88 1.00 1.19 1.36 1.47 1.85
Number of households in household income intervals (intervals of $10,000) 1.05 0.63 0.84 0.90 0.97 1.07 1.14 1.25
Number of households in dwelling’s value intervals 0.92 0.66 0.97 1.07 1.15 1.22 1.27 1.40
Registered condominium
Part 0.88 0.62 0.96 1.06 1.16 1.27 1.34 1.51
Not part 0.72 0.47 0.79 0.90 0.99 1.07 1.11 1.19
Condition of dwelling
Regular maintenance, major or minor repair 1.09 0.90 1.06 1.12 1.17 1.23 1.26 1.35
All other household and dwelling characteristics 1.00
Census family characteristic
Labour force activity of husband, wife or lone parent
Husband or wife in labour force 0.61 0.36 0.56 0.65 0.73 0.80 0.85 0.93
Lone parent in labour force 0.99 0.69 0.91 1.01 1.11 1.22 1.29 1.47
Age of children at home 0.37 0.00 0.00 0.10 0.28 0.68 0.98 2.53
Work activity in 2005 of husband, wife or lone parent
Worked in 2005 1.06 0.80 1.06 1.16 1.26 1.37 1.45 1.67
Did not work in 2005 0.97 0.72 0.94 1.06 1.22 1.37 1.46 1.73
All other census family characteristics 1.00
Economic family characteristics
Number of households in self-employment income intervals ($)
0 to 9,999 1.01 0.06 0.75 0.94 1.10 1.22 1.30 1.43
10,000 to 19,999,
20,000 to 29,999,
30,000 to 39,999,
40,000 to 49,999,
50,000 to 59,999,
60,000 to 69,999,
70,000 to 74,999,
75,000 or more
1.24 0.55 0.83 0.93 1.07 1.24 1.34 1.56
Low income status
Above line 1.80 1.02 1.57 1.77 1.97 2.15 2.28 2.54
Below line 1.93 1.38 1.73 1.89 2.09 2.27 2.39 2.64
Property taxes included in mortgage payment
Taxes included, Taxes not included 1.06 0.89 1.03 1.09 1.15 1.21 1.24 1.34
Wages and salaries ($) 1.11 0.70 0.88 1.01 1.15 1.25 1.31 1.44
Mother tongue of family reference person – English
Newfoundland, Nova-Scotia, Prince-Edward-Island, Yukon Territory1 0.35 0.13 0.26 0.34 0.43 0.51 0.56 0.83
Quebec 1.01 0.72 1.02 1.10 1.18 1.28 1.34 1.50
Other province 0.63 0.33 0.52 0.65 0.80 0.93 1.01 1.13
Canada 0.62
Mother tongue of family reference person – French
Quebec 0.48 0.16 0.31 0.46 0.71 0.90 1.00 1.14
New-Brunswick, Yukon Territory1 0.65 0.29 0.74 1.02 1.13 1.22 1.26 1.33
Other province 1.03 0.66 1.04 1.13 1.22 1.31 1.37 1.56
Canada 0.56
Mother tongue of family reference person – Other than English or French 1.09 0.00 0.94 1.08 1.21 1.35 1.45 1.71
All other economic family characteristics 1.00