Income and earnings in Niagara

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The 2011 Census will update information on earnings for Niagara. In 2006, the average earnings for those with a university education was $45,559, compared to $22,422 with less than high school; $25,189 for those with high school and some post-secondary education; $32,555 with a college education; and $36,063 with a trades certificate or diploma. There is a connection between earning and education. In 2005, in Niagara, the median earnings of those employed full-time for a year was $41,807. Niagara’s and Canada’s median earnings for those working full-time for a year were below that of Ontario and many municipalities in Ontario.

 

Source: Statistics Canada, Census, 2006, Community Profiles

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