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Income in Canada


Chart 2.1Average market income of economic families and unattached individuals, 1981 to 2003
Chart 2.2Average Market Income, Canada and Provinces, Percentage Change between 1996 and 2003
Chart 2.3Average market income by major family type, 1996 and 2003
Chart 2.4Share of market income by quintiles, 1996 and 2003
Chart 3.1Implicit transfer rates for seniors are higher than for non-seniors, 1994 to 2003
Chart 3.2Market income and government transfers for families by after-tax income quintiles, 2003
Chart 3.3Average government transfers by family type, 2003
Chart 4.1Average total income of families and unattached individuals, 1981 to 2003
Chart 4.2Market income made up majority of total income for non-elderly families in 2003
Chart 4.3Government transfers increased shares of total income for lower quintiles, 2003
Chart 5.1Average income tax of families and unattached individuals, 1981 to 2003
Chart 5.2Shares of total income and income tax of families by after-tax income quintiles, 2003
Chart 5.3Average income tax by family type, 2001 and 2003
Chart 6.1Average after-tax income of families, Canada and provinces, 2003
Chart 6.2Averages in market income, total income and after-tax income of families followed similar trends, 1981 to 2003
Chart 6.3Change in average market income and after-tax income by family type, 1996 and 2003
Chart 6.4Female lone-parent families earned only 30% of average market income, but 43% of average after-tax income of two-parent families, 2003
Chart 6.5Single-earner two-parent families received 77% of after-tax income of dual-earner families, 2003
Chart 6.6Transfers and taxes reduced the income difference between elderly and non-elderly families, 2003
Chart 6.7Lower income quintiles families had larger shares of aggregate income, after transfers and taxes, 2003
Chart 7.1Average after-tax income of families by quintiles, for years 1996, 2002 and 2003
Chart 7.2AShares of aggregate after-tax income by quintiles, 1993 to 2003
Chart 7.3Ratio of average income of the highest quintile families to the lowest, showing market income and after-tax income, 1993 to 2003
Chart 7.4Gini Coefficients for families, 1993 to 2003
Chart 8.1Majority of families with no earner were in low income, 2003
Chart 8.2Low-income rates of children, adults of working age, and seniors, 1981 to 2003
Chart 8.3Persons experiencing low income at least one year at some time during six years from 1996 to 2001

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