2011 National Household Survey: Data tables

Tabulation: Selected Economic Family and Persons not in Economic Family Characteristics (55), Income Statistics in 2010 (4A) and Income Sources (16) for the Economic Families and Persons not in Economic Families Aged 15 Years and Over in Private Households of Canada, Provinces, Territories, Census Metropolitan Areas and Census Agglomerations, 2011 National Household Survey

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This table details selected economic family and persons not in economic family characteristics , income statistics in 2010 and income sources for the economic families and persons not in economic families aged 15 years and over in private households in Edmundston
Global non-response rate (GNR)Footnote 2 = 25.4 %
Selected economic family and persons not in economic family characteristics (55) Income sources (16)
Total incomeFootnote 3   Market incomeFootnote 4     Employment incomeFootnote 5       Wages and salariesFootnote 6       Self-employment incomeFootnote 7     Investment incomeFootnote 8     Retirement pensions, superannuation and annuitiesFootnote 9     Other money incomeFootnote 10   Government transfer paymentsFootnote 11     Canada/Quebec Pension Plan benefitsFootnote 12     Old Age Security pension and Guaranteed Income SupplementFootnote 13     Employment Insurance benefitsFootnote 14     Child benefitsFootnote 15     Other income from government sourcesFootnote 16   Income tax paidFootnote 17   After-tax incomeFootnote 18
Economic families by family structure and presence and age of childrenFootnote 19 100.0 83.6 72.4 69.5 3.1 1.8 7.7 1.7 16.3 4.5 3.6 4.7 1.5 2.0 13.8 86.2
Couple family 100.0 84.8 73.4 70.2 3.3 1.8 7.9 1.6 15.2 4.4 3.4 4.8 1.1 1.5 14.2 85.9
Couple only 100.0 80.3 61.2 58.4 2.6 2.1 14.6 2.4 19.8 7.9 6.3 3.9 0.0 1.7 13.7 86.2
Couple with children 100.0 89.0 84.6 80.9 3.7 1.6 1.9 0.9 11.0 1.1 0.8 5.6 2.2 1.3 14.7 85.3
With children under 18 years 100.0 88.2 86.4 83.8 3.0 1.3 0.3 0.4 11.9 0.6 0.4 6.2 3.4 1.3 14.8 85.5
Without children under 6 years 100.0 90.9 88.8 88.0 1.4 1.2 0.3 0.5 9.1 0.8 0.5 4.0 2.6 1.3 15.4 84.7
With children under 6 years 100.0 83.7 81.8 76.2 5.6 1.3 0.4 0.3 16.3 0.4 0.3 9.8 4.6 1.2 13.9 86.7
Couple with other relatives only 100.0 74.0 51.2 44.1 7.7 0.8 15.8 1.4 26.0 10.6 8.0 5.1 0.0 2.8 9.2 83.2
Lone-parent family 100.0 74.7 65.6 65.3 0.7 2.3 3.7 3.1 25.3 4.4 4.4 3.9 6.2 6.4 10.6 89.3
Female-parent family 100.0 73.2 62.6 62.3 0.8 3.1 4.1 4.1 26.2 4.2 5.1 2.4 7.6 6.9 10.6 89.5
Female-parent family with no other relatives 100.0 73.9 62.6 61.9 0.8 3.1 4.1 4.1 26.1 4.3 5.0 2.4 7.5 6.8 10.5 89.5
With children under 18 years 100.0 70.4 69.8 70.4 -0.6 0.0 0.0 0.6 29.6 0.9 0.0 2.2 14.9 11.1 7.8 92.2
Without children under 6 years 100.0 77.0 76.0 76.7 -0.6 0.1 0.0 0.8 22.5 0.7 0.0 2.6 11.2 7.9 9.6 90.4
With children under 6 years 100.0 52.0 52.5 53.0 0.0 -0.5 0.0 0.0 48.0 0.0 0.0 1.2 25.9 19.4 2.7 97.3
Male-parent family 100.0 77.2 74.2 71.5 0.6 0.0 2.6 0.3 22.8 4.7 2.5 8.3 2.2 5.0 11.6 88.7
Male-parent family with no other relatives 100.0 77.2 74.2 73.6 0.6 0.0 2.6 0.3 22.8 4.8 2.6 8.3 2.2 5.0 11.3 86.2
With children under 18 years 100.0 82.7 80.0 75.5 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.3 18.3 0.0 0.0 6.7 5.8 4.4 10.6 89.4
Without children under 6 years 100.0 82.7 75.5 80.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.3 17.3 0.0 0.0 7.1 5.8 4.4 10.6 89.4
With children under 6 years 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Other economic familyFootnote 20 100.0 44.1 32.8 31.3 0.0 0.9 10.0 0.0 55.9 17.0 19.9 2.6 1.4 15.1 4.4 95.6
Economic families by adjusted after-tax family incomeFootnote 21 100.0 83.7 72.5 69.5 3.1 1.8 7.7 1.7 16.3 4.5 3.6 4.7 1.5 2.0 13.8 86.2
In bottom half of the Canadian distribution 100.0 66.3 56.4 54.5 2.1 0.7 8.3 1.1 33.6 8.3 8.5 8.2 3.7 4.8 7.7 92.2
In bottom decile 100.0 23.5 21.8 22.9 -0.9 0.3 0.1 1.0 76.7 7.9 4.7 5.3 22.9 35.8 0.7 99.3
In second decile 100.0 38.4 32.8 29.1 3.0 0.2 5.0 1.0 61.8 13.9 26.1 8.9 5.2 6.9 2.3 97.8
In third decile 100.0 64.5 55.9 55.0 2.3 0.3 7.4 0.6 36.1 9.3 9.3 10.3 3.4 3.4 6.0 94.0
In fourth decile 100.0 72.9 57.7 54.5 3.1 0.8 12.0 1.9 27.4 9.1 6.4 7.8 2.0 2.3 8.8 91.2
In fifth decile 100.0 81.5 70.3 68.8 1.6 1.3 9.0 0.9 18.5 5.2 3.8 7.2 1.3 1.1 11.3 88.7
In top half of the Canadian distribution 100.0 92.1 80.4 76.9 3.5 2.4 7.3 2.0 7.9 2.6 1.3 3.1 0.4 0.6 16.8 83.2
In sixth decile 100.0 85.7 74.6 74.1 0.9 1.0 8.5 1.1 14.3 3.3 2.6 6.4 1.1 0.9 13.4 87.2
In seventh decile 100.0 89.2 73.6 72.6 1.5 1.0 12.0 2.1 10.8 4.3 1.8 3.5 0.3 1.0 14.6 85.4
In eighth decile 100.0 92.6 84.2 81.9 2.3 1.0 6.4 1.7 6.8 2.7 0.9 2.2 0.3 0.6 16.6 83.9
In ninth decile 100.0 94.4 81.4 77.7 2.4 4.1 7.5 2.3 5.6 1.5 0.9 2.6 0.3 0.3 18.4 80.7
In top decile 100.0 95.9 87.1 76.2 11.0 5.3 2.2 2.8 2.6 1.1 0.2 0.9 0.2 0.2 21.1 78.5
Total - Economic familiesFootnote 22 100.0 83.6 72.5 69.5 3.1 1.8 7.6 1.7 16.3 4.5 3.6 4.7 1.5 2.0 13.8 86.1
2 persons 100.0 79.5 61.3 58.7 2.4 2.2 13.4 2.5 20.6 7.7 6.3 3.9 0.4 2.3 13.5 86.5
3 persons 100.0 87.7 82.5 78.6 3.9 1.6 3.0 0.6 12.3 1.9 1.6 5.2 1.6 1.9 13.8 86.2
4 persons 100.0 88.5 84.4 82.8 2.2 1.4 1.5 1.2 11.5 0.9 0.4 6.4 2.8 1.1 14.8 85.3
5 or more persons 100.0 84.5 81.1 73.3 7.8 1.6 0.8 1.0 15.5 0.9 1.3 4.1 6.1 3.0 13.8 86.2
Economic families by presence and number of children under 18Footnote 23 100.0 83.7 72.5 69.5 3.1 1.8 7.7 1.7 16.3 4.5 3.6 4.7 1.5 2.0 13.9 86.2
Without children less than 18 years 100.0 82.2 66.1 62.8 3.3 2.2 11.5 2.3 17.8 6.5 5.3 4.1 0.0 1.9 13.7 86.3
With children less than 18 years 100.0 86.6 84.7 82.5 2.6 1.1 0.4 0.4 13.4 0.7 0.4 5.9 4.3 2.1 14.1 85.7
1 child less than 18 years 100.0 86.5 85.5 84.6 1.1 0.6 0.4 0.4 13.6 1.1 0.6 6.2 3.3 2.3 13.5 86.5
2 children less than 18 years 100.0 87.7 85.2 82.7 2.6 1.9 0.4 0.2 12.3 0.3 0.4 6.0 4.3 1.3 15.2 84.8
3 or more children less than 18 years 100.0 82.1 80.6 70.5 10.0 0.4 0.0 1.2 17.9 0.3 0.0 3.9 9.0 4.7 12.6 87.4
Economic families by number of earnersFootnote 24 100.0 83.7 72.5 69.5 3.1 1.8 7.6 1.7 16.3 4.5 3.6 4.7 1.5 2.0 13.8 86.2
No earners 100.0 38.8 0.0 0.0 0.0 4.6 30.6 3.7 61.0 19.7 26.2 1.9 3.7 9.8 5.2 94.9
One earner 100.0 72.5 46.5 44.6 1.4 3.2 20.4 2.6 27.2 10.7 6.4 4.6 2.2 3.2 10.9 89.1
Two earners 100.0 91.6 87.3 83.7 3.5 0.9 2.0 1.2 8.6 1.5 0.4 4.9 1.2 0.6 15.9 84.2
Three or more earners 100.0 91.6 86.1 81.5 4.7 1.9 2.2 1.4 8.4 0.6 0.1 5.8 0.9 1.0 14.5 85.5
Persons not in economic families aged 15 years and overFootnote 25 100.0 68.3 50.3 46.4 3.9 2.9 12.9 2.2 31.7 10.2 12.4 3.6 0.0 5.5 11.9 88.2
Less than 65 years 100.0 83.2 72.4 68.0 4.5 2.3 5.4 2.9 16.8 4.2 0.6 5.2 0.0 6.8 14.5 85.7
65 years or more 100.0 37.8 4.4 1.7 2.7 4.1 28.5 0.8 62.3 22.6 36.7 0.3 0.0 2.7 6.6 93.8
Persons not in economic families aged 15 years and over by presence of employment incomeFootnote 26 100.0 68.3 50.3 46.5 3.9 2.9 12.9 2.2 31.7 10.2 12.4 3.6 0.0 5.5 11.9 88.1
Without employment income 100.0 30.2 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.9 26.7 2.7 69.8 23.2 32.1 0.8 0.0 13.7 4.8 95.2
With employment income 100.0 88.9 77.3 71.3 6.0 3.9 5.6 2.0 11.4 3.3 1.9 5.1 0.0 1.1 15.6 84.3

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Footnote(s)

Footnote 1

Composition of income - The composition of the total income of a population group or a geographic area refers to the relative share of each income source or group of sources, expressed as a percentage of the aggregate total income of that group or area.

Total income - Total of income from all sources, including employment income, income from government programs, pension income, investment income and any other money income.

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Footnote 2

For the 2011 National Household Survey (NHS) estimates, the global non-response rate (GNR) is used as an indicator of data quality. This indicator combines complete non-response (household) and partial non-response (question) into a single rate. The value of the GNR is presented to users. A smaller GNR indicates a lower risk of non-response bias and as a result, lower risk of inaccuracy. The threshold used for estimates' suppression is a GNR of 50% or more. For more information, please refer to the National Household Survey User Guide, 2011.

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Footnote 3

Total income - Total of income from all sources, including employment income, income from government programs, pension income, investment income and any other money income.

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Market income - Refers to the sum of employment income (wages and salaries, net farm income and net income from non-farm unincorporated business and/or professional practice), investment income, retirement pensions, superannuation and annuities (including those from RRSPs and RRIFs) and other money income. It is equivalent to total income before tax minus all government transfers and is also referred to as income before transfers and taxes.

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Earnings or employment income - Total wages and salaries and net income from self-employment.

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Wages and salaries - Refers to gross wages and salaries before deductions for such items as income tax, pensions and Employment Insurance. Included in this source are military pay and allowances, tips, commissions and cash bonuses, benefits from wage-loss replacement plans or income-maintenance insurance plans, supplementary unemployment benefits from an employer or union as well as all types of casual earnings during calendar year 2010. Other employment income such as taxable benefits, research grants and royalties are included.

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Footnote 7

Self-employment net income - Refers to the total amount received by persons aged 15 years and over during calendar year 2010 as net farm income from self-employment, or net non-farm income from unincorporated business and/or professional practice.

Net farm income - Refers to net income (gross receipts from farm sales minus depreciation and cost of operation) received during calendar year 2010 from the operation of a farm, either on the respondent's own account or in partnership. In the case of partnerships, only the respondent's share of income was reported. Included with gross receipts are cash advances received in 2010, dividends from cooperatives, rebates and farm-support payments to farmers from federal, provincial and regional agricultural programs (for example, milk subsidies and marketing board payments) and gross insurance proceeds such as payments from the AgriInvest and AgriStability programs. The value of income 'in kind,' such as agricultural products produced and consumed on the farm, is excluded.

Net non-farm income from unincorporated business and/or professional practice - Refers to net income (gross receipts minus expenses of operation such as wages, rents and depreciation) received during calendar year 2010 from the respondent's non-farm unincorporated business or professional practice. In the case of partnerships, only the respondent's share was reported. Also included is net income from persons babysitting in their own homes, persons providing room and board to non-relatives, self-employed fishers, hunters and trappers, operators of direct distributorships such as those selling and delivering cosmetics, as well as freelance activities of artists, writers, music teachers, hairdressers, dressmakers, etc.

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Investment income - Refers to interest received during calendar year 2010 from deposits in banks, trust companies, cooperatives, credit unions, caisses populaires, etc., as well as interest on savings certificates, bonds and debentures, and all dividends from both Canadian and foreign corporate stocks and mutual funds. Also included is other investment income from either Canadian or foreign sources, such as net rents from real estate, mortgage and loan interest received, regular income from an estate or trust fund, and interest from insurance policies. Does not include capital gains or losses.

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Footnote 9

Retirement pensions - Refers to all regular income received by the respondent during calendar year 2010 as the result of having been a member of a pension plan of one or more employers. It includes payments received from all annuities, including payments from a Registered Retirement Income Fund (RRIF), a matured Registered Retirement Savings Plan (RRSP) in the form of a life annuity, a fixed-term annuity, or an income-averaging annuity contract; pensions paid to widow(er)s or other relatives of deceased pensioners; pensions of retired civil servants, Armed Forces personnel and Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) officers; annuity payments received from the Canadian Government Annuities Fund, an insurance company, etc. Does not include lump-sum death benefits, lump-sum benefits or withdrawals from a pension plan or RRSP, or refunds of over-contributions.

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Footnote 10

Other money income - Refers to regular cash income received during calendar year 2010 and not reported in any of the other sources listed on the questionnaire. For example, severance pay and retirement allowances, alimony, child support, periodic support from other persons not in the household, income from abroad (excluding dividends and interest), non refundable scholarships, bursaries, fellowships and study grants, and artists' project grants are included.

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Footnote 11

Government transfer payments - Refers to all cash benefits received from federal, provincial, territorial or municipal governments during 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.

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Benefits from Canada or Quebec pension plan - Refers to benefits received during calendar year 2010 from the Canada Pension Plan or Quebec Pension Plan (for example, retirement pensions, survivors' benefits and disability pensions). Does not include lump-sum death benefits.

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Old Age Security pension and Guaranteed Income Supplement - Refers to Old Age Security pension and Guaranteed Income Supplements paid to persons aged 65 years and over, and to the Allowance or Allowance for the survivor paid to 60- to 64-year-old spouses of old age security recipients or widow(er)s by the federal government during the calendar year 2010.

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Benefits from employment insurance - Refers to total Employment Insurance benefits received during calendar year 2010, before income tax deductions. It includes benefits for unemployment, sickness, maternity, paternity, adoption, work sharing, retraining and benefits to self-employed fishers received under the federal Employment Insurance Program or the Quebec Parental Insurance Program.

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Child benefits - Refers to payments received under the Canada Child Tax Benefit program during calendar year 2010 by parents with dependent children under 18 years of age. Included with the Canada Child Tax Benefit is the National Child Benefit Supplement (NCBS) for low-income families with children. The NCBS is the federal contribution to the National Child Benefit (NCB), a joint initiative of federal, provincial and territorial governments. Also included in this variable are child benefits, child disability benefits and earned income supplements provided by certain provinces and territories and the Universal Child Care Benefit (UCCB).

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Other income from government sources - Refers to all transfer payments, excluding those covered as a separate income source (Canada Pension Plan or Quebec Pension Plan benefits, Old Age Security pension and Guaranteed Income Supplement, Employment Insurance benefits and child benefits) received from federal, provincial, territorial or municipal programs during 2010.

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Income tax paid - Refers to all federal, provincial and territorial taxes paid on 2010 income. Federal, provincial and territorial taxes paid refer to taxes on income, after taking into account exemptions, deductions, non-refundable tax credits and the Quebec abatement. These taxes are obtained from the income tax files for persons who allowed access to their income tax data and from direct responses on the questionnaire for others.

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After-tax income - Refers to total income from all sources minus federal, provincial and territorial taxes paid for 2010.

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Footnote 19

Economic family structure - Refers to the classification of economic families as couple families, lone-parent families or other economic families.

Couple families - Those in which a member of either a married or common-law couple is the economic family reference person.

Lone-parent families - Those in which either a male or female lone parent is the economic family reference person.

Other economic families - Those in which the economic family reference person has other relatives but does not have a married spouse or common-law partner or a child in their census family.

Age - Refers to the age at last birthday before the reference date, that is, before May 10, 2011.

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Footnote 20

This category includes economic families where the reference person does not have a spouse or partner, nor a child in the family, only other relatives.

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Footnote 21

Adjusted after-tax income for economic families and persons not in economic families - For economic family members, this refers to economic family after-tax income that has been adjusted by a factor that accounts for family size. The adjustment factor takes into account the lower relative needs of additional family members, as compared to a single person living alone. For use with the NHS income data, the adjusted after-tax income is computed as the economic family after-tax income divided by the square root of family size.
For persons not in economic families, the adjusted after-tax income is set at after-tax income. This is equivalent to a factor of 1.0 for a person not in an economic family.

Decile of adjusted after-tax family income - The deciles divide the population ranked by size of adjusted after-tax family income into 10 groups of equal size. The population in the bottom decile is the one who falls in the lower 10 percent of the adjusted after-tax family income distribution. The population in the top decile is the one who falls in the highest ten percent of the adjusted after-tax family income distribution. The 10 groups were formed with the full population in private households of Canada, whether or not they reported income.

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Footnote 22

Economic family - Refers to a group of two or more persons who live in the same dwelling and are related to each other by blood, marriage, common-law, adoption or a foster relationship. A couple may be of opposite or same sex.

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Footnote 23

Persons in the economic family other than the economic family reference person are classified as the married spouse or the common-law partner of the reference person, children of the reference person (including grandchildren) or other economic family members (including foster children). Children of the reference person may be of any age or marital status.

Age - Refers to the age at last birthday before the reference date, that is, before May 10, 2011.

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Footnote 24

Earner or employment income recipient - Refers to a person aged 15 years and over who received wages and salaries, net income from a non-farm unincorporated business and/or professional practice, and/or net farm self-employment income during calendar year 2010.

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Economic family status - Refers to the classification of the population according to whether or not the persons are members of an economic family.

Economic family persons refer to two or more household members who are related to each other by blood, marriage, common-law, adoption or a foster relationship, and thereby constitute an economic family.
Persons not in economic families refer to household members who do not belong to an economic family, including persons living alone.

Age - Refers to the age at last birthday before the reference date, that is, before May 10, 2011.

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Footnote 26

Earner or employment income recipient - Refers to a person aged 15 years and over who received wages and salaries, net income from a non-farm unincorporated business and/or professional practice, and/or net farm self-employment income during calendar year 2010.

Age - Refers to the age at last birthday before the reference date, that is, before May 10, 2011.

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Source: Statistics Canada, 2011 National Household Survey, Statistics Canada Catalogue no. 99-014-X2011033.

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