Appendix 1
Survey of Labour and Income Dynamics (SLID) Record Layout, 2008

Text table 1
External cross-sectional census family file (ec2008ef)
Variable name Type Size Field Start position Long name
puchid25 Character 7 1 1 Cross-sectional random household identifier
year99 Numeric 4 2 8 Reference year
d31fam26 Character 2 3 12 Economic family identifier
wtcsld26 Decimal 10.4 4 14 Regular integrated cross-sectional weight for SLID
mjieh27 Character 1 5 24 Flag - Economic family including major income earner of household, reference year
pvreg25 Character 2 6 25 Province of residence group, household, December 31, reference year
uszga25 Character 1 7 27 Adjusted size of area of residence
hhsz25 Numeric 2 8 28 Number of persons in household as of December 31 of refyear
limda25 Numeric 8 9 30 Depth of low income based the before-tax low income measure (LIM)
limsfa25 Character 1 10 38 Flag - after tax income is below LIM
agofm27 Numeric 3 11 39 Age of oldest person in economic family
agofmg27 Character 2 12 42 Age group of oldest person in economic family
agyfm27 Numeric 3 13 44 Age of youngest person in economic family
agyfmg27 Character 2 14 47 Age group of youngest person in econmic family
fmcomp27 Character 2 15 49 Economic family composition
fmsz27 Numeric 2 16 51 Number of family members
fmtyp27 Character 2 17 53 Economic family type reference person
alimo27 Numeric 8 18 55 Economic family total - Support payments received
alip27 Numeric 8 19 63 Economic family total - Support payments paid
atinc27 Numeric 8 20 71 Economic family total - after-tax income
capgn27 Numeric 8 21 79 Economic family total - Taxable capital gains
ccar27 Numeric 8 22 87 Economic family total,childcare expenses
chfed27 Numeric 8 23 95 Economic family total - Canada Child Tax Benefits (CCTB)
chprv27 Numeric 8 24 103 Economic family total - Provincial program general Child Tax Benefit (CTB)
chtxb27 Numeric 8 25 111 Economic family total - Federal provincial program general CTB
cpqpp27 Numeric 8 26 119 Economic family total - Canada Pension Plan (CPP) and Quebec Pension Plan (QPP)
cqpc27 Numeric 8 27 127 Economic family total - Canada and Quebec Pension Plan
earng27 Numeric 8 28 135 Economic family total earnings
eipr27 Numeric 8 29 143 Economic family total Employment Insurance contributions
fditx27 Numeric 8 30 151 Federal income tax - Economic family total
fmse27 Numeric 8 31 159 Economic family total farm self-employment net income
gi27 Numeric 8 32 167 Guaranteed Income Supplement
gstxc27 Numeric 8 33 175 Economic family total - Federal GST/HST Credit
gtr27 Numeric 8 34 183 Economic family total Government transfer, federal and provincial
inctx27 Numeric 8 35 191 Economic family total - Income tax, federal plus provincial
inva27 Numeric 8 36 199 Economic family total - Investment income
mbmpf27 Character 1 36 198 Flag- Family's disposible income below the Market Basket Measure
licoda27 Numeric 8 37 207 Depth of low income based the after-tax low income cut-off (LICO-AT)
licodb27 Numeric 8 38 215 Depth of low income based the before-tax low income cut-off (LICO-BT)
licofa27 Character 1 39 223 Flag - Family after tax income is below Low income cutoff (LICO) in reference year
licofb27 Character 1 40 224 Flag - Family before tax income is below LICO in reference year
mbinc27 Numeric 8 41 225 Economic family total-disposable income for Market Basket Measure (MBM)
mbrsd27 Decimal 8 42 233 Depth of low income based on Market Basket Measure (2008 base)
mbrsf27 Character 1 43 241 Flag- Family's disposable income below the 2008-base Market Basket Measure
medx27 Numeric 8 44 242 Economic family total - Direct medical expenses
mjsif27 Character 2 45 250 Major source of income for economic family
mtinc27 Numeric 8 46 252 Economic family total - Market income
nfmse27 Numeric 8 47 260 Economic family total - Non-farm self-employment net income
oas27 Numeric 8 48 268 Old Age Security pension
oasgi27 Numeric 8 49 276 Economic family total - Old Age Security benefits
ogovtr27 Numeric 8 50 284 Economic family total - Other government transfers
ottxm27 Numeric 8 51 292 Economic family total - Other income
pen27 Numeric 8 52 300 Economic family total - Private retirement pensions
pengiv27 Numeric 8 53 308 Pension Income Splitting (Transferee).
penrec27 Numeric 8 54 316 Pension income transfered from spouse (received)
phpr27 Numeric 8 55 324 Economic family total - Public health insurance premiums
prpen27 Numeric 8 56 332 Private pension income
pvitx27 Numeric 8 57 340 Economic family total - Provincial income tax
pvtxc27 Numeric 8 58 348 Economic family total - Provincial tax credits
rppc27 Numeric 8 59 356 Economic family total - Registered pension plan contributions
rspwi27 Numeric 8 60 364 Economic family total - RRSP withdrawals
sapis27 Numeric 8 61 372 Economic family total - Social Assistance
semp27 Numeric 8 62 380 Economic family total - Self-employment net income
ttinc27 Numeric 8 63 388 Economic family total - Total income before taxes
uccb27 Numeric 8 64 396 Economic family total - Universal child care benefit
udpd27 Numeric 8 65 404 Economic family total - Union dues (+ other profess. premiums)
uiben27 Numeric 8 66 412 Economic family total - Employment Insurance benefits
wgsal27 Numeric 8 67 420 Economic family total - Wages and salaries before deductions
wkrcp27 Numeric 8 68 428 Economic family total - Workers' compensation benefits
alhpf27 Numeric 5 69 436 Total hours paid all jobs, economic family members, reference year
fmsaf27 Character 1 70 441 Flag - Family member received Social Assistance, reference year
fmuif27 Character 1 71 442 Flag - Family member received Employment Insurance during reference year
fmwcf27 Character 1 72 443 Flag - Family member received Worker's Compensation, reference year
nbear27 Numeric 2 73 444 Number of earners 16 or older in economic family in reference year
nbempd27 Numeric 2 74 446 Number of economic family members employed any time during reference year
nbfyft27 Numeric 2 75 448 Number economic family members in full-year full-time jobs,reference year
nbscft27 Numeric 2 76 450 Number of 16+ attending school full-time, reference year
nbscpt27 Numeric 2 77 452 Number in family 16+ in school part-time in reference year
nbsemp27 Numeric 2 78 454 Number of family members self-employed during reference year
nbunem27 Numeric 2 79 456 Number of family members unemployed during reference year
nbwke27 Numeric 3 80 458 Number of weeks employed, all family members, reference year
nbwkue27 Numeric 3 81 461 Weeks unemployed for all family members during reference year
GST: Goods and services tax
HST: Harmonized sales tax
RRSP: Registered retirement savings plan
Report a problem on this page

Is something not working? Is there information outdated? Can't find what you're looking for?

Please contact us and let us know how we can help you.

Privacy notice

Date modified: