Annual information is available on Canadian taxfilers who contributed to a Registered Retirement Savings Plan (RRSP) during the tax year. Data include the total number of taxfilers reporting RRSP contributions, their average age, their median employment income, the total and median contributions and the percentage of contributors or contributions by age group, income group and sex.
Data for some geographic areas are available starting in 1990. The latest data (2017) can be requested for selected levels of postal and census geographies. The statistics are derived from a preliminary version of the annual taxfile provided by the Canada Revenue Agency.
Data for census metropolitan areas are available since 1993. Data for census divisions are available since 1994 and data for federal electoral districts, since 1997.
The summary table from this series is available starting with 1990 data. Tables 2 and 3 were introduced with the 1994 series and Table 4, with the 1997 data.