Canada: number of tax filers with government transfers, by type of transfer 2016

Number of tax filers and dependents with government transfer in Canada in 2016, by type of transfer (in millions)

by Erin Duffin, last edited Apr 29, 2019
Canada: number of tax filers with government transfers, by type of transfer 2016 The statistic shows the total number of tax filers and dependents who received some kind of government transfer payments in Canada in 2016, distinguished by the type of the transfer. In 2016, about 4.52 million Canadian tax filers received child tax benefits.
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Number of tax filers and dependents with government transfer in Canada in 2016, by type of transfer (in millions)

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Government transferNumber of taxfilers
Provincial Refundable Tax Credits and Family Benefits 11.15
Goods and Services Tax Credit (GST) and Harmonized Sales Tax Credit (HST) 9.59
Canada Pension Plan (CPP) and Quebec Pension Plan (QPP)  7.13
Old Age Security (OAS) and net federal supplements  5.63
Canada Child Tax Benefit 4.52
Other government transfers 3.08
Employment Insurance 2.58
Social Assistance 1.56
Workers' Compensation 0.57
Government transferNumber of taxfilers
Provincial Refundable Tax Credits and Family Benefits 11.15
Goods and Services Tax Credit (GST) and Harmonized Sales Tax Credit (HST) 9.59
Canada Pension Plan (CPP) and Quebec Pension Plan (QPP)  7.13
Old Age Security (OAS) and net federal supplements  5.63
Canada Child Tax Benefit 4.52
Other government transfers 3.08
Employment Insurance 2.58
Social Assistance 1.56
Workers' Compensation 0.57
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by Erin Duffin, last edited Apr 29, 2019
The statistic shows the total number of tax filers and dependents who received some kind of government transfer payments in Canada in 2016, distinguished by the type of the transfer. In 2016, about 4.52 million Canadian tax filers received child tax benefits.
Show more
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