Debt-to-pre-tax income ratio of Canadians, by age and family type, 2009
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|Age of respondent|
|19 to 64||19 to 34||35 to 49||50 to 64|
|All family types||161||174||171||131|
|Couple family, no children under 25||136*||148*||137*||128|
|Couple family, youngest child 0 to 24†||170||180||178||125|
|Single parent family, youngest child 0 to 24||227*||197||254*||181*|
† reference group
* statistically significant difference from the reference group at p < 0.05
Note: These figures are not strictly comparable with National Accounts estimates as they use different measures of debt and income.
Source: Statistics Canada, Canadian Financial Capability Survey, 2009.
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