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Canadian Income Statistics

General Darick Battaglia 1 Oct

• In 2010, over 95% of Canadians aged 15 years and over received some form of income with a median total income of $29,900. • Close to 83% of Canadians received some of their income from private sources. • While 70% of Canadians received some government transfers, 13% received government transfers as their only source of income. Overall, 57% of Canadians received income from both private sources and government transfers. • Income from private sources accounted for 87.6% of total income while 12.4% was from government transfers.