Table 2 
Assets, debts and net worth held by all families in Canada 

Assets, debts and net worth held by all families in Canada
1999 – Total value held by all families2012 – Total value held by all families2016 – Total value held by all families1999 – Percentage holding asset or debt2012 – Percentage holding asset or debt2016 – Percentage holding asset or debt1999 – Median amount for families holding asset or debt2012 – Median amount for families holding asset or debt2016 – Median amount for families holding asset or debt
  millions of dollarsmillions of dollarsmillions of dollars %%% dollarsdollarsdollars
Total assets 4,736,249 9,928,745 12,027,585 100.0 100.0 100.0 221,500 391,700 440,200
Private pension assets 1,381,616 2,985,490 3,515,237 69.7 70.5 71.3 69,100 123,100 150,000
Financial assets, non pension 584,633 1,104,866 1,374,235 89.8 95.0 96.2 6,400 10,400 11,600
Deposits in financial institutions 218,753 362,921 401,460 87.5 92.8 94.5 3,500 4,200 5,000
Mutual funds / investment funds / income trusts 108,778 252,652 297,421 14.0 11.6 10.7 18,000 52,800 50,000
Stocks 124,410 216,142 249,985 9.9 8.5 7.3 12,400 31,700 21,000
Bonds (saving and other) 34,998 25,721 21,531 14.0 7.4 4.3 3,500 3,200 2,500
Tax-free savings accounts .. 69,570 163,984 .. 33.7 42.4 .. 10,600 12,000
Other financial assets 97,692 177,861 239,854 13.2 21.6 21.1 6,600 10,600 12,000
Non-financial assets 2,296,425 5,005,786 6,189,874 100.0 100.0 100.0 138,200 239,500 256,000
Principal residence 1,497,090 3,433,434 4,334,947 59.6 62.5 61.7 172,800 316,500 349,000
Other real estate 319,537 983,059 1,202,268 16.3 18.4 18.2 87,100 189,900 210,000
Vehicles 170,225 259,037 297,955 76.5 78.1 79.2 12,400 15,800 15,000
Other non-financial assets 309,574 330,256 354,703 100.0 100.0 100.0 13,800 10,600 10,000
Equity in business 473,575 832,604 948,239 19.0 17.1 17.8 12,400 10,600 10,000
Total debts 618,362 1,410,682 1,755,045 67.3 71.1 70.4 38,700 63,400 80,600
Mortgages 478,527 1,086,505 1,416,565 34.3 36.7 38.4 95,400 158,300 190,000
Principal residence 409,486 866,209 1,116,819 32.0 33.8 35.3 91,900 153,000 180,000
Other real estate 69,041 220,296 299,746 4.6 6.4 7.0 82,900 147,700 180,000
Line of credit 35,049 152,926 142,194 15.4 24.8 21.7 6,900 15,800 15,000
Credit card and installment debt 19,526 37,265 39,045 38.0 39.9 37.7 2,500 3,200 3,000
Student loans 20,703 29,828 36,898 11.7 12.5 12.4 10,000 10,600 12,000
Vehicle loans 39,135 79,988 96,980 20.8 28.5 29.5 12,400 15,800 17,000
Other debt 25,423 24,169 23,364 16.2 11.2 9.8 5,500 5,100 4,200
Net worth (assets less debts) 4,117,887 8,518,064 10,272,540 100.0 100.0 100.0 144,500 257,200 295,100
..
not available for a specific reference period
Note(s):
All dollar amounts are in constant 2016 dollars.
Source(s):
CANSIM table 205-0002.
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