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

Text table 2
External cross-sectional census family file (ec2008cf)
Variable name Type Size Field Start position Long name
puchid25 Character 7 1 1 Cross-sectional random household identifier
year99 Numeric 4.0 2 8 reference year
d31fam26 Character 2 3 12 Economic family identifier
d31cf26 Character 2 4 14 Census family identifier
wtcsld26 Decimal 10.4 5 16 Regular integrated cross-sectional weight for SLID
mjieh46 Character 1 6 26 Flag - Census family including major income earner of household, reference year
pvreg25 Character 2 7 27 Province of residence group, household, December 31, reference year
agofm46 Numeric 3.0 8 29 Age of oldest person in census family
agofmg46 Character 2 9 32 Age group of oldest person in census family
agyfm46 Numeric 3.0 10 34 Age of youngest person in the census family
agyfmg46 Character 2 11 37 Age group of youngest person in census family
fmcomp46 Character 2 12 39 Census family composition
fmsz46 Numeric 2.0 13 41 Number of census family members
alimo46 Numeric 8.0 14 43 Census family total - Support payments received
alip46 Numeric 8.0 15 51 Census family total - Support payments paid
atinc46 Numeric 8.0 16 59 Census family total - after-tax income
capgn46 Numeric 8.0 17 67 Census family total - Taxable capital gains
ccar46 Numeric 8.0 18 75 Census family total - Childcare expenses
chfed46 Numeric 8.0 19 83 Census family total - Canada Child Tax Benefits (CCTB)
chprv46 Numeric 8.0 20 91 Census family total - Provincial program general Child Tax Benefit (CTB)
chtxb46 Numeric 8.0 21 99 Census family Total - federal provincial CTB programs
cpqpp46 Numeric 8.0 22 107 Census family total - Canada and Quebec Pension Plan benefit
cqpc46 Numeric 8.0 23 115 Census family total - Canada and Quebec Pension Plan
earng46 Numeric 8.0 24 123 Census family total earnings
eipr46 Numeric 8.0 25 131 Census family total - Employment Insurance contributions
fditx46 Numeric 8.0 26 139 Census family total - Federal income tax
fmse46 Numeric 8.0 27 147 Census family total farm self-employment net income
gi46 Numeric 8 28 155 Guaranteed Income Supplement
gstxc46 Numeric 8.0 29 163 Census family total - Federal GST/HST Credit
gtr46 Numeric 8.0 30 171 Census family total- Government transfers, federal & provincial
inctx46 Numeric 8.0 31 179 Census family total - Income tax, federal plus provincial
inva46 Numeric 8.0 32 187 Census family total - Investment income
mbinc46 Numeric 8.0 33 195 Census family total- disposable income for Market Basket Measure
medx46 Numeric 8.0 34 203 Census family total - Direct medical expenses
mjsif46 Character 2 35 211 Major source of income for census family
mtinc46 Numeric 8.0 36 213 Census family total - Market income
nfmse46 Numeric 8.0 37 221 Census family total - Non-farm self-employment net income
oas46 Numeric 8 38 229 Old Age Security pension
oasgi46 Numeric 8.0 39 237 Census family total - Old Age Security benefits
ogovtr46 Numeric 8.0 40 245 Census family total - Other government transfers
ottxm46 Numeric 8.0 41 253 Census family total - Other income
pen46 Numeric 8.0 42 261 Census family total - Private retirement pensions. Includes pension income splitting
pengiv46 Numeric 8.0 43 269 Pension Income Splitting (Transferee). Money given to spouse to reduce tax burden.
penrec46 Numeric 8.0 44 277 Pension income transfered from spouse (received)
phpr46 Numeric 8.0 45 285 Census family total - Public health insurance premiums
prpen46 Numeric 8.0 46 293 Private pension income
pvitx46 Numeric 8.0 47 301 Pension Income Splitting (Transferee).
pvtxc46 Numeric 8.0 48 309 Census family total - Provincial tax credits
rppc46 Numeric 8.0 49 317 Census family total - Registered pension plan contributions
rspwi46 Numeric 8.0 50 325 Census family total - RRSP withdrawals
sapis46 Numeric 8.0 51 333 Census family total - Social Assistance
semp46 Numeric 8.0 52 341 Census family total - Self-employment net income
ttinc46 Numeric 8.0 53 349 Census family total - Total income before taxes
uccb46 Numeric 8.0 54 357 Census family total - Universal child care benefit
udpd46 Numeric 8.0 55 365 Census family total - Union dues (+ other professional premiums)
uiben46 Numeric 8.0 56 373 Census family total - Employment Insurance benefits
wgsal46 Numeric 8.0 57 381 Census family total - Wages and salaries before deductions
wkrcp46 Numeric 8.0 58 389 Census family total - Workers' compensation benefits
alhpf46 Numeric 5.0 59 397 Total hours paid all jobs, census family members, reference year
fmsaf46 Character 1 60 402 Flag - Census family member received Social Assistance, reference year
fmuif46 Character 1 61 403 Flag - Census family received EI during reference year
fmwcf46 Character 1 62 404 Flag - Census family received Worker's Compensation, reference year
nbear46 Numeric 2.0 63 405 Number of earners 16 or older in census family for reference year
nbempd46 Numeric 2.0 64 407 Number of census family members employed any time in reference year
nbfyft46 Numeric 2.0 65 409 Number of census family members in full-year/full-time jobs, reference year
nbscft46 Numeric 2.0 66 411 Number of 16+ in census family in school full-time
nbscpt46 Numeric 2.0 67 413 Number in census family 16+ in school part-time, reference year
nbsemp46 Numeric 2.0 68 415 Number of census family members self-employed during reference year
nbunem46 Numeric 2.0 69 417 Number of census family members unemployed during reference year
nbwke46 Numeric 3.0 70 419 Number of weeks employed all census family during reference year
nbwkue46 Numeric 3.0 71 422 Weeks unemployed for all census family members in reference year
GST: Goods and services tax
HST: Harmonized sales tax
RRSP: Registered retirement savings plan
EI: Employment Insurance
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