Dictionary, Census of Population, 2016
Provincial and territorial child benefits
Provincial or territorial child benefits received by parents or guardians with dependent children during the reference period. Some of these programs include a basic benefit amount as well as an earned income supplement.
For the 2016 Census, the reference period is the calendar year 2015 for all income variables.
2016 (100% data).
Population aged 15 years and over in private households
Variable derived based on administrative tax and benefit records received from the Canada Revenue Agency.
Positive dollar value or nil
See 'Remarks' under total income.
This variable is a component of child benefits. See also income sources.
For more information, please refer to Appendix 4.1, Components of income in 2015.
For additional information about data collection method, coverage, reference period, concepts, data quality and intercensal comparability of the income data, refer to the Income Reference Guide, Census of Population, 2016.
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