Table 054-0018 1
Income of immigrants, by sex, landing age group, immigrant admission category, period of immigration, family status and tax year, 2014 constant dollars
annual (dollars unless otherwise noted)


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Geography = Canada
Sex = Both sexes
Landing age group = Total, landing age group
Immigrant admission category 2 = Total, immigrant admission category
Family status 4 = Total, family status
Income type 5678910 = Employment income 5
by Period of immigration; by Statistics; Geography= Canada; Sex= Both sexes; Landing age group= Total, landing age group; Immigrant admission category= Total, immigrant admission category; Family status= Total, family status; Income type= Employment income
Income of immigrants, by sex, landing age group, immigrant admission category, period of immigration, family status and tax year, 2014 constant dollars, annual (dollars unless otherwise noted)
Period of immigration 3 Statistics 11 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
footnotes
Total, period of immigration Total count (persons) 4,288,880 4,455,540 4,593,665 4,732,645 4,840,065
Mean with income 39,000 40,000 41,000 42,000 43,000
Median with income 30,000 31,000 31,000 32,000 33,000
Total with income (persons) 2,738,610 2,870,220 2,974,925 3,063,190 3,152,465
2003 to 2008, period of immigration Total count (persons) 1,012,090 1,021,110 1,025,890 1,030,605 1,036,365
Mean with income 33,000 34,000 36,000 38,000 39,000
Median with income 24,000 26,000 28,000 29,000 30,000
Total with income (persons) 667,970 682,155 688,705 693,670 701,350
2009 to 2014, period of immigration Total count (persons) 523,865 683,085 831,735 974,940 1,086,460
Mean with income 27,000 28,000 30,000 32,000 32,000
Median with income 18,400 20,000 22,000 23,000 24,000
Total with income (persons) 329,920 441,165 549,710 643,890 732,045

Footnotes:

The Longitudinal Immigration Database (IMDB) is an administrative database that combines an administrative landing file with the T1 Family File (T1FF) through exact matching record linkage techniques. The overall linkage rate is approximately 89%. The IMDB consists of immigrants landed since 1980 and who filed taxes at least once since 1982.
Immigrant admission category refers to the category under which immigrants are admitted to Canada by immigration authorities. In this table, "Skilled workers" includes skilled trades. For further information, please refer to the Ministry of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (See related Information: www.cic.gc.ca/english/helpcentre/glossary.asp).
Period of immigration refers to the period in which the immigrant first obtained his or her landed immigrant / permanent resident status .
Family status refers to the principal applicant, his / her spouse and dependents. Spouses include common law
Employment income is the sum of T4 earnings (line 101 on the income tax form) and other employment income (line 104).
If tax year is 1988 or later, self-employment income is the sum of self-employment income (from business (line 135), professional (line 137), commission (line 139), farming (line 141) or fishing (line 143) income) and limited partnership (line 122) income. If tax year is prior to 1988, then limited partnership income is not included.
Investment income is the sum of dividend income (line 120), interest and other investment income (line 121) and taxable capital gains (line 127).
Employment insurance benefits are income paid to individuals experiencing paid-employment income interruptions or who stop working because of sickness, injury, pregnancy, birth or adoption of a child. Prior to 1996, these benefits were referred to as Unemployment insurance benefits.
Social welfare benefits are family level financial assistance/benefits provided by federal and/or provincial programs.
All income is the sum of employment income, self-employment income, investment income, and employment insurance benefits.
Total count is the count of all immigrant tax-filers (with the given characteristics). Total with income is the count of immigrant tax-filers with income of the given type (i.e., employment, self employment investment income, etc.). Mean with income is the mean income of immigrant tax-filers with income of the given type. Median with income is the median income of immigrant tax-filers with income of the given type.

Source:  Statistics Canada. Table  054-0018 -  Income of immigrants, by sex, landing age group, immigrant admission category, period of immigration, family status and tax year, 2014 constant dollars, annual (dollars unless otherwise noted),  CANSIM (database). (accessed: )
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