Low income persistence of tax filers in Canada <p>This table provides information on the number of years in low income over an eight-year period among Canadian taxfilers. The years in low-income may or may not be adjacent to each other. The low income measure (LIM) is used to identify low income taxfilers. The LIM threshold is calculated as half of the median of the adjusted family after-tax income of all taxfilers and their family members. This table uses two different types of LIM: the variable LIM is based on the median total income re-calculated each year, while the fixed LIM is based on the median total income in 2002 adjusted yearly by the all-items Consumer Price Index.<br></p> 2019-10-04 2019-10-07 Statistics Canada statcan.infostats-infostats.statcan@canada.ca Economics and Industryincome pensions spending and wealthlow incomelow income and inequalitylow income measureslow income persistencesextable DatasetCSV https://www150.statcan.gc.ca/n1/tbl/csv/11100025-fra.zip DatasetCSV https://www150.statcan.gc.ca/n1/tbl/csv/11100025-eng.zip DatasetXML https://www150.statcan.gc.ca/n1/tbl/sdmx/11100025-SDMX.zip Supporting DocumentHTML https://www150.statcan.gc.ca/t1/tbl1/fr/tv.action?pid=1110002501 Supporting DocumentHTML https://www150.statcan.gc.ca/t1/tbl1/en/tv.action?pid=1110002501

Low income persistence of tax filers in Canada

This table provides information on the number of years in low income over an eight-year period among Canadian taxfilers. The years in low-income may or may not be adjacent to each other. The low income measure (LIM) is used to identify low income taxfilers. The LIM threshold is calculated as half of the median of the adjusted family after-tax income of all taxfilers and their family members. This table uses two different types of LIM: the variable LIM is based on the median total income re-calculated each year, while the fixed LIM is based on the median total income in 2002 adjusted yearly by the all-items Consumer Price Index.

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