Census Profile, 2021 Census of Population
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Total Men+ Women+
Low income and income inequality in 2020
Total - LIM low-income status in 2020 for the population in private households - 100% data33 36,328,475 17,937,230 18,391,250
0 to 17 years 7,196,545 3,696,540 3,500,005
0 to 5 years 2,225,085 1,140,315 1,084,775
18 to 64 years 22,545,065 11,159,405 11,385,665
65 years and over 6,586,865 3,081,285 3,505,580
In low income based on the Low-income measure, after tax (LIM-AT) 4,016,065 1,881,305 2,134,765
0 to 17 years 854,565 439,490 415,075
0 to 5 years 282,315 144,250 138,065
18 to 64 years 2,175,755 1,050,115 1,125,640
65 years and over 985,745 391,695 594,050
Prevalence of low income based on the Low-income measure, after tax (LIM-AT) (%) 11.1 10.5 11.6
0 to 17 years (%) 11.9 11.9 11.9
0 to 5 years (%) 12.7 12.7 12.7
18 to 64 years (%) 9.7 9.4 9.9
65 years and over (%) 15.0 12.7 16.9
Total - LICO low-income status in 2020 for the population in private households to whom the low-income concept is applicable - 100% data33 35,837,970 17,691,535 18,146,440
0 to 17 years 7,043,545 3,618,040 3,425,505
0 to 5 years 2,175,935 1,115,010 1,060,925
18 to 64 years 22,262,940 11,019,070 11,243,865
65 years and over 6,531,490 3,054,420 3,477,065
In low income based on the Low-income cut-offs, after tax (LICO-AT) 1,863,335 950,150 913,180
0 to 17 years 319,545 164,490 155,060
0 to 5 years 99,435 50,875 48,560
18 to 64 years 1,344,640 702,660 641,975
65 years and over 199,155 83,010 116,145
Prevalence of low income based on the Low-income cut-offs, after tax (LICO-AT) (%) 5.2 5.4 5.0
0 to 17 years (%) 4.5 4.6 4.5
0 to 5 years (%) 4.6 4.6 4.6
18 to 64 years (%) 6.0 6.4 5.7
65 years and over (%) 3.1 2.7 3.3
Total - Adjusted after-tax economic family income decile group for the population in private households - 100% data34The letter 'c' in a yellow triangle indicates a correction notice. 36,328,475 17,937,230 18,391,250
In bottom half of the distribution 18,164,550 8,775,210 9,389,345
In bottom decile 3,632,735 1,759,660 1,873,070
In second decile 3,632,975 1,695,310 1,937,660
In third decile 3,632,895 1,752,160 1,880,735
In fourth decile 3,632,745 1,775,535 1,857,210
In fifth decile 3,633,205 1,792,540 1,840,670
In top half of the distribution 18,163,925 9,162,020 9,001,900
In sixth decile 3,632,910 1,810,370 1,822,535
In seventh decile 3,632,765 1,819,535 1,813,230
In eighth decile 3,632,555 1,829,025 1,803,530
In ninth decile 3,632,930 1,841,520 1,791,415
In top decile 3,632,765 1,861,575 1,771,195
Total - Inequality measures for the population in private households - 100% data35 36,328,475 ... ...
Gini index on adjusted household total income 0.347 ... ...
Gini index on adjusted household market income 0.462 ... ...
Gini index on adjusted household after-tax income 0.302 ... ...
P90/P10 ratio on adjusted household after-tax income 3.8 ... ...

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Source: Statistics Canada, 2021 Census of Population.

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How to cite: Statistics Canada. 2022. (table). Census Profile. 2021 Census of Population. Statistics Canada Catalogue no. 98-316-X2021001. Ottawa. Released November 30, 2022.
https://www12.statcan.gc.ca/census-recensement/2021/dp-pd/prof/index.cfm?Lang=E (accessed November 30, 2022).

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