Government transfers and income tax (Government transfers)
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|Average||Implicit transfer rates1||Shares||Average||Implicit transfer rates1||Shares|
|$ constant 2011||%||$ constant 2011||%|
|Economic families, two people or more||11,000||11.8||100.0||10,600||11.1||100.0|
|Note:After-tax income quintiles constitute one method of categorising a population by income. The lowest quintile represents the 20% of the population whose income is lowest. By the same token, the highest quintile represents the 20% of the population whose income is highest. |
1. The "implicit" rate of either transfers or taxes demonstrates the relative importance of transfers received or taxes paid. For a given individual or family, the implicit rate is the amount of transfers or taxes expressed as a percentage of their total income.
Source: Statistics Canada, CANSIM, table 202-0301 and Catalogue no. 75-202-X.
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