Table 11
Average total family income in dual-earner families, by major income earner, select years, 1976 to 2008

Table 11
Average total family income in dual-earner families, by major income earner, select years, 1976 to 2008
Table summary
This table displays the results of Average total family income in dual-earner families. The information is grouped by Year appearing as row headers and is grouped by Wife earns more, Husband earns more, appearing as column headers, calculated using in constant 2008 dollars as a unit of measure.
Year Wife
earns more
Husband
earns more
in constant 2008 dollars
1976 74,900 88,400
1981 78,300 88,000
1986 76,200 90,000
1991 79,600 91,300
1996 81,300 93,100
2001 91,200 104,700
2006 99,500 108,100
2007 100,300 112,600
2008 101,000 116,400
Source: Statistics Canada, CANSIM table 202-0105.
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