The National Household Survey (NHS)

The National Household Survey provides income data with wide geographical flexibility. For example:

  • Provinces
  • Regional districts (census divisions)
  • Incorporated places
  • Indian Reserves
  • Unorganized areas (census subdivisions)
  • Census metropolitan areas (Vancouver, Victoria, Abbotsford, and Kelowna)
  • Other smaller areas

Custom areas can be purchased from Statistics Canada.

Income measures include:

  • Level of income
  • Averages and medians for individual total income
  • Employment income
  • Wage and salary income
  • Household income
  • Census family income
  • Economic family income
  • Persons not in families' income
  • Source of income

Find income data from the National Household Survey