Assets and debts held by family units, median amounts, by education level

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Assets and debts held by family units, median amounts, by education level
  1999 2005
  median amount in 2005 constant dollars number of family units (thousands) median amount in 2005 constant dollars number of family units (thousands)
All education levels
Assets1 184,622 12,216 229,930 13,348
Debts 32,257 8,215 44,500 9,263
Net worth (assets less debts) 120,451 12,209 148,350 13,342
Less than high school
Assets1 118,660 3,375 114,198 2,813
Debts 13,248 1,723 14,400 1,408
Net worth (assets less debts) 87,901 3,370 92,433 2,806
Graduated high school
Assets1 168,773 2,869 202,000 3,508
Debts 32,031 2,007 42,073 2,470
Net worth (assets less debts) 103,039 2,868 120,007 3,508
Non-university post-secondary certificate2
Assets1 191,579 3,434 251,125 3,737
Debts 38,017 2,579 45,500 2,907
Net worth (assets less debts) 117,841 3,432 171,000 3,737
University degree or certificate3
Assets1 313,354 2,539 370,500 3,290
Debts 54,155 1,907 78,130 2,478
Net worth (assets less debts) 220,161 2,539 237,400 3,290

To learn more about the results of this survey, see The Wealth of Canadians: An Overview of the Results of the 2005 Survey of Financial Security.

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