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

Total income of tax filers through government transfer in Canada in 2016, by type of transfer (in billion Canadian dollars)

by Erin Duffin, last edited Apr 29, 2019
Canada: government transfers received by tax filers, by type of transfer 2016 The statistic shows the total amount of government transfers paid to tax filers in Canada in 2016, by the type of the transfer. In 2016, Canadian tax filers received about 19.17 billion Canadian dollars through employment insurance.
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Total income of tax filers through government transfer in Canada in 2016, by type of transfer (in billion Canadian dollars)

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Source of incomeIncome in billion Canadian dollars
Canada Pension Plan (CPP) and Quebec Pension Plan (QPP)51.66
Old Age Security (OAS) and net federal supplements46.77
Canada Child Tax Benefit20.37
Employment Insurance19.17
Social Assistance11.97
Provincial Refundable Tax Credits and Family Benefits10.74
Workers' Compensation5.18
Goods and Services Tax Credit (GST) and Harmonized Sales Tax Credit (HST)3.95
Other government transfers 1.35
Source of incomeIncome in billion Canadian dollars
Canada Pension Plan (CPP) and Quebec Pension Plan (QPP)51.66
Old Age Security (OAS) and net federal supplements46.77
Canada Child Tax Benefit20.37
Employment Insurance19.17
Social Assistance11.97
Provincial Refundable Tax Credits and Family Benefits10.74
Workers' Compensation5.18
Goods and Services Tax Credit (GST) and Harmonized Sales Tax Credit (HST)3.95
Other government transfers 1.35
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by Erin Duffin, last edited Apr 29, 2019
The statistic shows the total amount of government transfers paid to tax filers in Canada in 2016, by the type of the transfer. In 2016, Canadian tax filers received about 19.17 billion Canadian dollars through employment insurance.
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