Table 8
Percent difference in annual earnings of economic class spouses and dependents, unadjusted results, both sexes combined

Table summary
This table displays the results of Percent difference in annual earnings of economic class spouses and dependents Years in Canada, 1 to 5, 6 to 10, 11 to 15 and 16 to 20, calculated using percent units of measure (appearing as column headers).
  Years in Canada
1 to 5 6 to 10 11 to 15 16 to 20
percent
Bachelor's graduates compared to high school graduates  
Cohort  
1984 to 1988 38.0 39.7 41.3 44.1
1989 to 1993 26.3 34.4 42.2 45.5
1994 to 1998 31.5 38.9 45.8 Note ...: not applicable
1999 to 2003 28.7 37.6 Note ...: not applicable Note ...: not applicable
2004 to 2007 25.4 Note ...: not applicable Note ...: not applicable Note ...: not applicable
Master's/doctorate graduates compared to high school graduates  
Cohort  
1984 to 1988 66.3 69.5 72.6 74.3
1989 to 1993 65.0 68.0 81.9 96.4
1994 to 1998 52.4 66.0 74.5 Note ...: not applicable
1999 to 2003 40.0 41.6 Note ...: not applicable Note ...: not applicable
2004 to 2007 42.6 Note ...: not applicable Note ...: not applicable Note ...: not applicable
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