Revisiting wealth inequality - ARCHIVED

Articles and reports: 75-001-X20061129543


Major changes in the wealth structure have taken place over the last two decades. Between 1984 and 2005, virtually all population subgroups experienced a greater increase in average wealth than in median wealth, suggesting that Canadian families are becoming increasingly unequal in their capacity to deal with income shocks. The increase would have been even greater without the marked aging of the population.

Issue Number: 2006112
Author(s): Morissette, René; Zhang, Xuelin
FormatRelease dateMore information
HTMLMarch 20, 2007
PDFMarch 20, 2007