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  • Table: 36-10-0441-01
    (formerly: CANSIM 378-0128)
    Description:

    Reconciliation between the different aggregate measures of household borrowing produced by the Bank of Canada and Statistics Canada (National Balance Sheet Accounts), by loan instrument, on a quarterly basis.

    Release date: 2018-06-14

  • Table: 36-10-0441-02
    Description:

    Reconciliation between the different aggregate measures of household credit produced by the Bank of Canada and Statistics Canada (National Balance Sheet Accounts), by loan instrument, on a quarterly basis.

    Release date: 2018-06-14

  • Table: 36-10-0441-03
    Description:

    Reconciliation between the different aggregate measures of mortgage liabilities of the household sector produced by the Bank of Canada and Statistics Canada (National Balance Sheet Accounts), by loan instrument, on a quarterly basis.

    Release date: 2018-06-14

  • Table: 36-10-0441-04
    Description:

    Reconciliation between the different aggregate measures of consumer credit produced by the Bank of Canada and Statistics Canada (National Balance Sheet Accounts), by loan instrument, on a quarterly basis.

    Release date: 2018-06-14

  • Table: 10-10-0134-01
    (formerly: CANSIM 176-0014)
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

    This table contains 80 series, with data starting from 1982 (not all combinations necessarily have data for all years). This table contains data described by the following dimensions (Not all combinations are available): Geography (1 item: Canada);  Mortgages (4 items: Total, mortgage loans outstanding; Mortgages in Canada outstanding; Mortgage loans outside Canada outstanding; Allowance for credit losses);  Increases and decreases (15 items: Total, increases and decreases; Gross increase; Cash disbursement of principal; Purchases of mortgages from; ...);  Type of mortgage (7 items: Total, mortgages; Total, residential mortgages; Residential mortgages, insured; Residential mortgages, uninsured; ...).

    Release date: 2018-06-11

  • Table: 10-10-0134-02
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

    This table contains 80 series, with data starting from 1982 (not all combinations necessarily have data for all years). This table contains data described by the following dimensions (Not all combinations are available): Geography (1 item: Canada);  Mortgages (4 items: Total, mortgage loans outstanding; Mortgages in Canada outstanding; Mortgage loans outside Canada outstanding; Allowance for credit losses);  Increases and decreases (15 items: Total, increases and decreases; Gross increase; Cash disbursement of principal; Purchases of mortgages from; ...);  Type of mortgage (7 items: Total, mortgages; Total, residential mortgages; Residential mortgages, insured; Residential mortgages, uninsured; ...).

    Release date: 2018-06-11

  • Table: 36-10-0112-01
    (formerly: CANSIM 380-0072)
    Geography: Canada
    Description: Quarterly current and capital accounts for the household sector, including property income, disposable income, net saving and net lending, Canada.
    Release date: 2018-05-31

  • Table: 36-10-0435-01
    (formerly: CANSIM 380-0073)
    Description:

    Quarterly household disposable income, debt service ratio and other statistics, Canada.

    Release date: 2018-05-31

  • Table: 10-10-0006-01
    (formerly: CANSIM 176-0091)
    Description:

    This table contains 102 series, with data starting from 2013, and some select series starting from 2016. This table contains data described by the following dimensions (Not all combinations are available): Geography (1 item: Canada), Components (51 items: Total, funds advanced, residential mortgages, insured; Variable rate, insured; Fixed rate, insured, less than 1 year; Fixed rate, insured, from 1 to less than 3 years; ...), and Unit of measure (2 items: Dollars; Interest rate). For additional clarification on the component dimension, please visit the OSFI website for the Report on New and Existing Lending.

    Release date: 2018-05-28

  • Table: 10-10-0006-02
    Description:

    This table contains 51 series, with data starting from 2013, and some select series starting from 2016. This table contains data described by the following dimensions (Not all combinations are available): Geography (1 item: Canada), Components (51 items: Total, funds advanced, residential mortgages, insured; Variable rate, insured; Fixed rate, insured, less than 1 year; Fixed rate, insured, from 1 to less than 3 years; ...), and Unit of measure (1 item: Dollars). For additional clarification on the component dimension, please visit the OSFI website for the Report on New and Existing Lending.

    Release date: 2018-05-28
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  • Table: 36-10-0441-01
    (formerly: CANSIM 378-0128)
    Description:

    Reconciliation between the different aggregate measures of household borrowing produced by the Bank of Canada and Statistics Canada (National Balance Sheet Accounts), by loan instrument, on a quarterly basis.

    Release date: 2018-06-14

  • Table: 36-10-0441-02
    Description:

    Reconciliation between the different aggregate measures of household credit produced by the Bank of Canada and Statistics Canada (National Balance Sheet Accounts), by loan instrument, on a quarterly basis.

    Release date: 2018-06-14

  • Table: 36-10-0441-03
    Description:

    Reconciliation between the different aggregate measures of mortgage liabilities of the household sector produced by the Bank of Canada and Statistics Canada (National Balance Sheet Accounts), by loan instrument, on a quarterly basis.

    Release date: 2018-06-14

  • Table: 36-10-0441-04
    Description:

    Reconciliation between the different aggregate measures of consumer credit produced by the Bank of Canada and Statistics Canada (National Balance Sheet Accounts), by loan instrument, on a quarterly basis.

    Release date: 2018-06-14

  • Table: 10-10-0134-01
    (formerly: CANSIM 176-0014)
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

    This table contains 80 series, with data starting from 1982 (not all combinations necessarily have data for all years). This table contains data described by the following dimensions (Not all combinations are available): Geography (1 item: Canada);  Mortgages (4 items: Total, mortgage loans outstanding; Mortgages in Canada outstanding; Mortgage loans outside Canada outstanding; Allowance for credit losses);  Increases and decreases (15 items: Total, increases and decreases; Gross increase; Cash disbursement of principal; Purchases of mortgages from; ...);  Type of mortgage (7 items: Total, mortgages; Total, residential mortgages; Residential mortgages, insured; Residential mortgages, uninsured; ...).

    Release date: 2018-06-11

  • Table: 10-10-0134-02
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

    This table contains 80 series, with data starting from 1982 (not all combinations necessarily have data for all years). This table contains data described by the following dimensions (Not all combinations are available): Geography (1 item: Canada);  Mortgages (4 items: Total, mortgage loans outstanding; Mortgages in Canada outstanding; Mortgage loans outside Canada outstanding; Allowance for credit losses);  Increases and decreases (15 items: Total, increases and decreases; Gross increase; Cash disbursement of principal; Purchases of mortgages from; ...);  Type of mortgage (7 items: Total, mortgages; Total, residential mortgages; Residential mortgages, insured; Residential mortgages, uninsured; ...).

    Release date: 2018-06-11

  • Table: 36-10-0112-01
    (formerly: CANSIM 380-0072)
    Geography: Canada
    Description: Quarterly current and capital accounts for the household sector, including property income, disposable income, net saving and net lending, Canada.
    Release date: 2018-05-31

  • Table: 36-10-0435-01
    (formerly: CANSIM 380-0073)
    Description:

    Quarterly household disposable income, debt service ratio and other statistics, Canada.

    Release date: 2018-05-31

  • Table: 10-10-0006-01
    (formerly: CANSIM 176-0091)
    Description:

    This table contains 102 series, with data starting from 2013, and some select series starting from 2016. This table contains data described by the following dimensions (Not all combinations are available): Geography (1 item: Canada), Components (51 items: Total, funds advanced, residential mortgages, insured; Variable rate, insured; Fixed rate, insured, less than 1 year; Fixed rate, insured, from 1 to less than 3 years; ...), and Unit of measure (2 items: Dollars; Interest rate). For additional clarification on the component dimension, please visit the OSFI website for the Report on New and Existing Lending.

    Release date: 2018-05-28

  • Table: 10-10-0006-02
    Description:

    This table contains 51 series, with data starting from 2013, and some select series starting from 2016. This table contains data described by the following dimensions (Not all combinations are available): Geography (1 item: Canada), Components (51 items: Total, funds advanced, residential mortgages, insured; Variable rate, insured; Fixed rate, insured, less than 1 year; Fixed rate, insured, from 1 to less than 3 years; ...), and Unit of measure (1 item: Dollars). For additional clarification on the component dimension, please visit the OSFI website for the Report on New and Existing Lending.

    Release date: 2018-05-28
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  • Stats in brief: 11-001-X201808115681
    Description: Release published in The Daily – Statistics Canada’s official release bulletin
    Release date: 2018-03-22

  • Articles and reports: 91-621-X2017001
    Description:

    This document briefly describes Demosim, the microsimulation population projection model, how it works as well as its methods and data sources. It is a methodological complement to the analytical products produced using Demosim.

    Release date: 2017-01-25

  • Articles and reports: 13-605-X201500614219
    Description:

    This article describes new quarterly estimates of household sector debt payments (mortgage and non-mortgage), including both interest and principal components, from 1990 to the present.

    Release date: 2015-09-01

  • Stats in brief: 11-001-X201515412444
    Description: Release published in The Daily – Statistics Canada’s official release bulletin
    Release date: 2015-06-03

  • Stats in brief: 11-001-X201511912061
    Description: Release published in The Daily – Statistics Canada’s official release bulletin
    Release date: 2015-04-29

  • Articles and reports: 75-006-X201500114167
    Description:

    This paper examines changes in debt, assets and net worth among Canadian families with debt over the period 1999 to 2012, by selected family characteristics. It also examines the extent to which two key ratios of indebtedness, the debt-to-income ratio and the debt-to-asset ratio, varied over the period.

    Release date: 2015-04-29

  • Stats in brief: 11-001-X201510412202
    Description: Release published in The Daily – Statistics Canada’s official release bulletin
    Release date: 2015-04-14

  • Articles and reports: 75-006-X201500114134
    Description:

    This study compares the wealth holdings of family units covered by workplace pension plans with those of other family units. It focuses on families and unattached individuals who had no significant business equity and whose major income recipient was aged 30 to 54 and employed as a paid worker. The paper also examines whether wealth differences observed between families with registered pension plan (RPP) assets and other families persist when key sociodemographic differences between the two populations are taken into account.

    Release date: 2015-01-15

  • Articles and reports: 11F0027M2014094
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

    This report compares household net worth per capita in Canada and the United States from 1970 to 2012, using data from the Canadian National Balance Sheet Accounts and the Flow of Funds Accounts published by the U.S. Federal Reserve.

    Three approaches are adopted. The first makes a level comparison using values adjusted for purchasing power parity (PPP). The second uses ratios of real net worth per capita and net worth relative to disposable income. The third decomposes the growth of the ratio of net worth to disposable income. Together, these approaches provide mutually re-enforcing results that are more robust than what could be derived from any one approach in isolation.

    Release date: 2014-08-20

  • Stats in brief: 11-001-X20130297181
    Description: Release published in The Daily – Statistics Canada’s official release bulletin
    Release date: 2013-01-29
Reference (16)

Reference (16) (0 to 10 of 16 results)

  • Notices and consultations: 13-605-X201501314304
    Description:

    This note provides users with a reconciliation between Canadian and American measures of household disposable income, debt and the household credit market debt to disposable income ratio.

    Release date: 2015-12-14

  • Surveys and statistical programs – Documentation: 13F0026M2007001
    Description:

    This guide will be of assistance when using the public use microdata file (PUMF) of the Survey of Financial Security (SFS) conducted by the Pensions and Wealth Surveys Section of the Income Statistics Division.

    Release date: 2007-09-04

  • Surveys and statistical programs – Documentation: 13F0026M2003002
    Description:

    This guide will be of assistance when using the public use microdata file (PUMF) of the 1999 Survey of Financial Security (SFS) conducted by the Pensions and Wealth Surveys Section of the Income Statistics Division.

    Release date: 2003-04-29

  • Surveys and statistical programs – Documentation: 13F0026M2001003
    Description:

    Initial results from the Survey of Financial Security (SFS), which provides information on the net worth of Canadians, were released on March 15 2001, in The daily. The survey collected information on the value of the financial and non-financial assets owned by each family unit and on the amount of their debt.

    Statistics Canada is currently refining this initial estimate of net worth by adding to it an estimate of the value of benefits accrued in employer pension plans. This is an important addition to any asset and debt survey as, for many family units, it is likely to be one of the largest assets. With the aging of the population, information on pension accumulations is greatly needed to better understand the financial situation of those nearing retirement. These updated estimates of the Survey of Financial Security will be released in late fall 2001.

    The process for estimating the value of employer pension plan benefits is a complex one. This document describes the methodology for estimating that value, for the following groups: a) persons who belonged to an RPP at the time of the survey (referred to as current plan members); b) persons who had previously belonged to an RPP and either left the money in the plan or transferred it to a new plan; c) persons who are receiving RPP benefits.

    This methodology was proposed by Hubert Frenken and Michael Cohen. The former has many years of experience with Statistics Canada working with data on employer pension plans; the latter is a principal with the actuarial consulting firm William M. Mercer. Earlier this year, Statistics Canada carried out a public consultation on the proposed methodology. This report includes updates made as a result of feedback received from data users.

    Release date: 2001-09-05

  • Surveys and statistical programs – Documentation: 13F0026M2001002
    Description:

    The Survey of Financial Security (SFS) will provide information on the net worth of Canadians. In order to do this, information was collected - in May and June 1999 - on the value of the assets and debts of each of the families or unattached individuals in the sample. The value of one particular asset is not easy to determine, or to estimate. That is the present value of the amount people have accrued in their employer pension plan. These plans are often called registered pension plans (RPP), as they must be registered with Canada Customs and Revenue Agency. Although some RPP members receive estimates of the value of their accrued benefit, in most cases plan members would not know this amount. However, it is likely to be one of the largest assets for many family units. And, as the baby boomers approach retirement, information on their pension accumulations is much needed to better understand their financial readiness for this transition.

    The intent of this paper is to: present, for discussion, a methodology for estimating the present value of employer pension plan benefits for the Survey of Financial Security; and to seek feedback on the proposed methodology. This document proposes a methodology for estimating the value of employer pension plan benefits for the following groups:a) persons who belonged to an RPP at the time of the survey (referred to as current plan members); b) persons who had previously belonged to an RPP and either left the money in the plan or transferred it to a new plan; c) persons who are receiving RPP benefits.

    Release date: 2001-02-07

  • Surveys and statistical programs – Documentation: 13F0026M2001001
    Description:

    This document briefly describes the Survey of Financial Security and presents the questionnaire used for the interview. The Survey of Financial Security (SFS) was conducted during May and June of 1999. The information was collected by personal interview, using a paper questionnaire. Introductory material was sent to the respondent prior to the first contact by the interviewer.

    Approximately 23,000 dwellings were selected for the sample, most using the Labour Force Survey frame. The high-income sample was drawn from geographic areas with a larger concentration of high-income households.

    The survey collected the following type of information: (1) general demographic information on all members of the family, (2) more detailed information on the education, employment, income, etc., on those family members 15 years of age and older, and, (3) asset and debt information on the family as a whole.

    Release date: 2001-01-24

  • Surveys and statistical programs – Documentation: 13F0026M1999006
    Description:

    Although income and expenditure data provide an indication of current consumption and ability to purchase goods and services, they provide little information on the long-term ability of families to sustain themselves. The results of this survey will provide information on the net worth (wealth) of Canadian families, that is, the value of their assets less their debts.

    This paper examines the objectives of the survey, how the survey has changed since 1984, the types of questions being asked and information that will be provided, as well as other survey background. An accompanying table outlines the content of the questionnaire. The intent of this paper is to describe the work done to date and the next steps for this important subject.

    Release date: 1999-09-27

  • Notices and consultations: 13F0026M1999001
    Description:

    The main objectives of a new Canadian survey measuring asset and debt holding of families and individuals will be to update wealth information that is over one decade old; to improve the reliability of the wealth estimates; and, to provide a primary tool for analysing many important policy issues related to the distribution of assets and debts, future consumption possibilities, and savings behaviour that is of interest to governments, business and communities.

    This paper is the document that launched the development of the new asset and debt survey, subsequently renamed the Survey of Financial Security. It looks at the conceptual framework for the survey, including the appropriate unit of measurement (family, household or person) and discusses measurement issues such as establishing an accounting framework for assets and debts. The variables proposed for inclusion are also identified. The paper poses several questions to readers and asks for comments and feedback.

    Release date: 1999-03-23

  • Notices and consultations: 13F0026M1999002
    Description:

    This document summarizes the comments and feedback received on an earlier document: Towards a new Canadian asset and debt survey - A content discussion paper. The new asset and debt survey (now called the Survey of Financial Security) is to update the wealth information on Canadian families and unattached individuals. Since the last data collection was conducted in 1984, it was essential to include a consultative process in the development of the survey in order to obtain feedback on issues of concern and to define the conceptual framework for the survey.

    Comments on the content discussion paper are summarized by major theme and sections indicate how the suggestions are being incorporated into the survey or why they could not be incorporated. This paper also mentions the main objectives of the survey and provides an overview of the survey content, revised according to the feedback from the discussion paper.

    Release date: 1999-03-23

  • Surveys and statistical programs – Documentation: 13F0026M1999003
    Description:

    This paper presents a proposal for conducting a Canadian asset and debt survey. The first step in preparing this proposal was the release, in February 1997, of a document entitled Towards a new Canadian asset and debt survey whose intent was to elicit feedback on the initial thinking regarding the content of the survey.

    This paper reviews the conceptual framework for a new asset and debt survey, data requirements, survey design, collection methodology and testing. It provides also an overview of the anticipated data processing system, describes the analysis and dissemination plan (analytical products and microdata files), and identifies the survey costs and major milestones. Finally, it presents the management/coordination approach used.

    Release date: 1999-03-23
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