Survey of Financial Security (SFS)
After-tax income quintile of family unit, category
After-tax income quintile refers to the categories of after-tax income regrouping them according to their size, from lowest to highest worth. Quintile are made of five groups, each include the same number of earners.
Family unit refers to economic families (a group of two or more persons who live in the same dwelling and are related to each other by blood, marriage, common law or adoption) or unattached individuals (a person living either alone or with others to whom he or she is unrelated).