Table 3
Group differences in fathers' generation characteristics

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  Fathers' generation with university education Log average annual earnings of fathers' generation Fathers' generation living in rural areas and small towns
  percent   percent
Africa 38.5 10.61 7.8
Caribbean 15.0 10.42 5.5
Latin America 17.1 10.38 12.9
China 30.1 10.46 4.2
Philippines 41.6 10.41 5.4
India 38.3 10.57 7.8
West Asia/Middle East 31.1 10.43 4.9
Other Asia 28.5 10.37 5.2
United States 41.5 10.71 24.5
United Kingdom 24.2 10.77 18.5
Germany 22.2 10.67 22.0
Italy 9.8 10.59 8.2
Portugal 2.4 10.40 7.2
Netherlands 17.9 10.68 37.7
Other Northern/Western Europe 24.3 10.69 20.5
Eastern Europe 27.4 10.59 10.4
Other Europe 11.8 10.48 8.8
Other countries 23.0 10.63 13.5
All groups of children of immigrants 22.6 10.59 14.0
Children of Canadian-born parents 19.9 10.68 26.1

 

Source: Statistics Canada, 1991 Census, 20% sample microdata.