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Income:Wages and Salaries
Part A – Plain Language Definition
Income earned by working for a wage, a salary, tips or commissions.
Part B – Detailed Definition
Refers to gross wages and salaries before deductions for such items as income tax, pensions and Employment Insurance. Included in this source are military pay and allowances, tips, commissions and cash bonuses, benefits from wage-loss replacement plans or income-maintenance insurance plans, as well as all types of casual earnings during calendar year 2000. The value of taxable allowances and benefits provided by employers, such as free lodging and free automobile use, is excluded.
Censuses: 2001 (1/5 sample), 1996 (1/5 sample), 1991 (1/5 sample), 1986 (1/5 sample), 1981 (1/5 sample), 1971 (1/3 sample), 1961 (1/5 sample)
Reported for: Population 15 years of age and over, excluding institutional residents
Question No.: Direct variable: Question 51 (a)
Responses: Dollar value or nil
Remarks: Benefits from wage-loss replacement plans or income-maintenance insurance plans were included under "Other Money Income" in prior censuses.
See "Remarks" under Income: Total Income.
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