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2011 National Household Survey: Data tables

Economic Family Income in 2010 (33), Economic Family Structure (11) and Selected Economic Family Characteristics (16) for the Economic Families in Private Households of Canada, Provinces, Territories, Census Metropolitan Areas and Census Agglomerations, 2011 National Household Survey

About this variable: Selected economic family characteristics (16)


No definition is available for this variable.


  1. Total - Economic families Footnote 1
  2. 2 persons
  3. 3 persons
  4. 4 persons
  5. 5 or more persons
  6. Total - Number of earners in 2010 Footnote 6
  7. No earners
  8. 1 earner
  9. 2 earners
  10. 3 or more earners
  11. Total - Number of persons aged less than 18 years Footnote 11
  12. None
  13. 1 person or more
  14. 1 person
  15. 2 persons
  16. 3 or more persons


Footnote 1

Economic family - Refers to a group of two or more persons who live in the same dwelling and are related to each other by blood, marriage, common-law, adoption or a foster relationship. A couple may be of opposite or same sex.

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Footnote 6

Earner or employment income recipient - Refers to a person aged 15 years and over who received wages and salaries, net income from a non-farm unincorporated business and/or professional practice, and/or net farm self-employment income during calendar year 2010.

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Footnote 11

Persons aged less than 18 years may be of any economic family status.

Age - Refers to the age at last birthday before the reference date, that is, before May 10, 2011.

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