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Table 2 Selected income concepts for economic families of two persons or more by province, 2008 

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Selected income concepts for economic families of two persons or more by province, 2008 
  Market income Government transfers Income tax After-tax income After-tax low income rate1
  median (2008 constant dollars) %
Canada 64,900 4,800 8,800 63,900 6.3
Newfoundland and Labrador 46,000 11,700 6,700 53,200 4.6
Prince Edward Island 48,900 9,700 7,100 55,300 3.2
Nova Scotia 51,800 6,100 7,100 53,000 4.9
New Brunswick 51,500 7,100 6,700 53,100 4.1
Quebec 53,900 7,600 7,500 55,900 6.9
Ontario 68,900 4,100 9,300 67,000 6.5
Manitoba 62,500 4,300 8,900 61,200 5.5
Saskatchewan 68,400 2,900 9,300 64,800 4.8
Alberta 84,400 2,100 12,800 77,200 4.1
British Columbia 67,600 4,000 8,000 68,500 8.1
Based on the after-tax low income cut-offs (1992 base), persons living in economic families with two persons or more.