Improvements to the Canadian Income Survey Methodology for the 2021 Reference Year

Articles and reports: 75F0002M2023005

Description: The Canadian Income Survey (CIS) has introduced improvements to the methods and systems used to produce income estimates with the release of its 2021 reference year estimates. This paper describes the changes and presents the approximate net result of these changes on income estimates using data for 2019 and 2020. The changes described in this paper highlight the ways in which data quality has been improved while producing minimal impact on key CIS estimates and trends.
Issue Number: 2023005
Frequency: Occasional
Author(s): Caron, Nathalie; Lam, Keith
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