Table 7
Composition of total income for women aged 15 and over with income in 2005, by immigration status and age group, Canada

Table 7
Composition of total income for women aged 15 and over with income in 2005, by immigration status and age group, Canada
Table summary
This table displays the results of Composition of total income for women aged 15 and over with income in 2005. The information is grouped by Composition of total income appearing as row headers and is grouped by 15 to 24 years, 25 to 54 years, 55 to 64 years, 65 years and over, Canadian-born, Total immigrants, Recent immigrants appearing as column headers, calculated using percentage as a unit of measure.
Composition of total income 15 to 24 years 25 to 54 years
Canadian-born Total immigrants Recent immigrants Canadian-born Total immigrants Recent immigrants
percentage
Total 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
Market income 90.0 89.2 84.3 91.0 88.9 80.0
Employment income 83.9 81.7 77.3 86.7 84.1 75.3
Wages and salaries 82.6 79.7 74.9 82.0 79.0 71.5
Self-employment income 1.4 2.0 2.4 4.7 5.1 3.8
Investment income 2.2 2.3 1.5 2.2 2.7 2.1
Retirement pensions 0.1 0.2 0.2 0.3 0.2 0.1
Other money income 3.8 5.1 5.3 1.7 1.8 2.5
Government transfer payments 10.0 10.8 15.7 9.0 11.1 20.0
Old Age Security pensions and
Guaranteed Income Supplement
0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Canada/Quebec Pension Plan benefits 0.4 0.3 0.2 0.5 0.4 0.1
Child benefits 2.6 3.1 5.5 4.0 6.3 12.5
Employment Insurance benefits 2.0 1.8 2.9 2.4 2.3 3.7
Other income from government sources 5.0 5.6 7.0 2.0 2.2 3.6
Composition of total income 55 to 64 years 65 years and over
Canadian-born Total immigrants Recent immigrants Canadian-born Total immigrants Recent immigrants
percentage
Total 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
Market income 89.1 90.3 84.3 49.9 49.1 71.6
Employment income 64.4 70.6 60.4 6.5 8.8 18.3
Wages and salaries 60.1 65.0 56.6 5.6 7.5 15.8
Self-employment income 4.3 5.6 3.9 0.9 1.3 2.5
Investment income 7.0 8.3 7.4 12.8 14.4 22.4
Retirement pensions 13.8 8.0 7.6 28.2 23.5 23.1
Other money income 3.9 3.4 8.9 2.3 2.4 7.9
Government transfer payments 10.9 9.7 15.7 50.1 50.9 28.4
Old Age Security pensions and
Guaranteed Income Supplement
0.7 1.0 0.6 28.1 29.7 10.5
Canada/Quebec Pension Plan benefits 6.2 4.5 3.3 19.5 17.5 6.3
Child benefits 0.2 0.4 2.0 0.0 0.1 0.2
Employment Insurance benefits 1.0 1.0 2.1 0.1 0.2 0.5
Other income from government sources 2.7 2.8 7.6 2.3 3.4 10.9
Source: Statistics Canada, Census of Population, 2006.
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