Assets and debts held by family units, total amounts, by net worth quintile (All net worth quintiles)

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Assets and debts held by family units, total amounts, by net worth quintile
(All net worth quintiles)
  1999 2005 1999 to 2005
  $ millions1 % of total assets or total debts $ millions1 % of total assets or total debts change in $ millions1 % change
Assets 3,947,765 100.0 5,622,674 100.0 1,674,909 42.4
Private pension assets2 1,151,606 29.2 1,631,894 29.0 480,288 41.7
RRSPs, LIRAs, RRIFs and other3 471,735 11.9 593,209 10.6 121,474 25.8
EPPs4 679,872 17.2 1,038,685 18.5 358,813 52.8
Financial assets, non pension 487,304 12.3 584,588 10.4 97,284 20.0
Deposits in financial institutions 182,336 4.6 237,325 4.2 54,989 30.2
Mutual funds, investment funds and income trusts 90,669 2.3 133,753 2.4 43,084 47.5
Stocks 103,698 2.6 103,063 1.8 -635 -0.6
Bonds (savings and other) 29,172 0.7 34,619 0.6 5,447 18.7
Other financial assets5 81,428 2.1 75,828 1.3 -5,600 -6.9
Non-financial assets 1,914,119 48.5 2,816,366 50.1 902,247 47.1
Principal residence 1,247,857 31.6 1,879,657 33.4 631,800 50.6
Other real estate 266,340 6.7 480,828 8.6 214,488 80.5
Vehicles 141,886 3.6 171,205 3.0 29,319 20.7
Other non-financial assets6 258,036 6.5 284,675 5.1 26,639 10.3
Equity in business 394,735 10.0 589,827 10.5 195,092 49.4
Debts 515,417 100.0 760,188 100.0 244,771 47.5
Mortgages 398,863 77.4 572,147 75.3 173,284 43.4
Principal residence 341,316 66.2 486,071 63.9 144,755 42.4
Other real estate 57,547 11.2 86,076 11.3 28,529 49.6
Line of credit 29,213 5.7 68,131 9.0 38,918 133.2
Credit card and installment debt7 16,275 3.2 25,775 3.4 9,500 58.4
Student loans 17,256 3.3 19,974 2.6 2,718 15.8
Vehicle loans 32,620 6.3 46,105 6.1 13,485 41.3
Other debt 21,191 4.1 28,055 3.7 6,864 32.4
Net worth (assets less debts) 3,432,347 4,862,486 1,430,139 41.7

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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