Proportion of women and men in low income by age group and family type, Canada, 2015
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|Less than 65 years|
|65 years and over|
Note: Estimates exclude territories and First Nations reserves.
Estimates are based on data from the following surveys: the Survey of Consumer Finances (SCF) from 1976 to 1992, a combination of the SCF and the Survey of Labour and Income Dynamics (SLID) from 1993 to 1997, the SLID from 1998 to 2011 and the Canadian Income Survey (CIS) beginning in 2012. For more information, see Statistics Canada, 2015, "Revisions to 2006 to 2011 income data", Income Research Paper Series, Catalogue no. 75F0002MIE - No. 003. Also, two previous revisions of income data are described in Cotton, Cathy, 2000, "Bridging Two Surveys: An Integrated Series of Income Data from SCF and SLID 1989-1997", Statistics Canada, Catalogue no. 75F0002MIE - No. 002, and Lathe, Heather, 2005, "Survey of Labour and Income Dynamics: 2003 Historical Revision", Statistics Canada, Catalogue no. 75F0002MIE - No. 009.
Child or children (by birth, adopted, step, or foster) of the major income earner are under age 18. Other relatives may also be in the family.
Low income measures (LIMs), are relative measures of low income, set at 50% of adjusted median household income. These measures are categorized according to the number of persons present in the household, reflecting the economies of scale inherent in household size.
Source: Statistics Canada, Canadian Income Survey, 2015, custom tabulation.
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