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Notes and definitions

Classification of income
Analytical concepts
Low income definitions
Notes on comparability of data
On poverty and low income

Classification of income

Table A. Classification of income by source

Market Income
  Wages and salaries
Self-employment income
  Investment income
Retirement pensions
Other income
(plus) Government transfers
  Child tax benefits
Canada Pension Plan/Quebec Pension Plan benefits
Old Age Security and Guaranteed Income Supplement/Spouse's Allowance
  Employment Insurance benefits
Social assistance
Workers' compensation benefits
GST/HST Credit
Provincial/territorial tax credits
Other government transfers
(equals) Total income
(minus) Income taxes
(equals) After-tax income

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