Table 3
Gini coefficients of household debt and income before tax among debtors

Table 3
Gini coefficients of household debt and income before tax among debtors
Table summary
This table displays the results of gini coefficients of household debt and income before tax among debtors. This information is grouped by debt outstanding, and income before tax (appearing as column headers), calculated using gini coefficient as a unit of measure.
  Debt outstanding Income before tax
Gini coefficient
Total 0.611 0.372
Age
Under 45 0.583 0.347
45 to 64 0.614 0.382
65 and over 0.739 0.439
Household type
Unattached individuals 0.669 0.387
Married couples only 0.612 0.342
Married couples with children and/or relatives 0.541 0.326
Lone parents 0.628 0.479
Others 0.710 0.394
Education1
Less than postsecondary 0.635 0.382
Postsecondary: non-university 0.602 0.339
Postsecondary: university 0.572 0.352
Household income before tax
Under $50,000 0.691 0.220
$50,000 to $99,999 0.553 0.113
$100,000 and over 0.559 0.228
Region
Atlantic 0.560 0.368
Quebec 0.602 0.352
Ontario 0.589 0.364
Manitoba and Saskatchewan 0.585 0.349
Alberta 0.579 0.389
British Columbia 0.632 0.381
Tenure1
Owner without a mortgage 0.747 0.408
Owner with a mortgage 0.485 0.329
Renter 0.693 0.391
1. Excludes those with missing information on this characteristic.
Source: Statistics Canada, Canadian Financial Capability Survey, 2009.
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