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Income in Canada

Income in Canada is an annual analytical report which summarizes  the economic well-being of Canadians.  It includes an extensive collection of income statistics, covering  topics such as income distribution, income tax, government transfers, and low income back to 1976.  The data prior to 1993 are drawn from the Survey of Consumer Finances (SCF).  Beginning with 1998, the data are taken from the Survey of Labour and Income Dynamnics (SLID).  For  the  1993 to 1997 period, estimates are based on a combined sample from SCF and SLID.

Income in Canada provides a complete list of the tables and directions for getting started.  It also contains links to the background information on the survey, including content and methodology, and other SLID data products and services.