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Appendix

Table A1: Schedule of Countries with which Canada has Agreements (Section 22.01, Old Age and Security Regulations)
Country Agreement
Antigua and Barbuda Agreement on Social Security between Canada and Antigua and Barbuda, signed at Ottawa on September 2, 1992
Australia
Reciprocal Agreement on Social Security between the Government of Canada and the Government of Australia, signed at Canberra on July 4, 1988

Protocol amending the Reciprocal Agreement on Social Security between the Government of Canada and the Government of Australia, signed at Ottawa, on October 11, 1990
Austria (Republic of)
Agreement on Social Security between the Government of Canada and the Government of the Republic of Austria, signed at Vienna on February 24, 1987

Supplementary Agreement to the Agreement on Social Security between Canada and the Republic of Austria, signed at Vienna on September 12, 1995
Barbados Agreement on Social Security between the Government of Canada and the Government of Barbados, signed at Bridgetown on February 11, 1985
Belgium Agreement on Social Security between the Government of Canada and the Government of Belgium, signed at Brussels on May 10, 1984
Chile (Republic of) Agreement on Social Security between the Government of Canada and the Government of the Republic of Chile, signed on November 18, 1996
Croatia (Republic of) Agreement on Social Security between the Government of Canada and the Government of the Republic of Croatia, signed on April 22, 1998
Cyprus (Republic of) Agreement on Social Security between Canada and the Republic of Cyprus, signed at Ottawa on January 24, 1990
Denmark Agreement on Social Security between the Government of Canada and the Government of Denmark, signed at Copenhagen on April 12, 1985
Dominica (Commonwealth of) Agreement on Social Security between the Government of Canada and the Government of the Commonwealth of Dominica, signed at Roseau on January 14, 1988
Finland (Republic of)
Agreement on Social Security between the Government of Canada and the Government of the Republic of Finland, signed at Ottawa on October 28, 1986
France Agreement on Social Security between the Government of Canada and the Government of France, signed at Ottawa on February 9, 1979
Germany (Federal Republic of) Agreement on Social Security between the Government of Canada and the Government of the Federal Republic of Germany, signed at Bonn on November 14, 1985
Greece (Hellenic Republic) Agreement on Social Security between Canada and the Hellenic Republic, signed at Toronto on November 10, 1995
Grenada Agreement on Social Security between the Government of Canada and the Government of Grenada, signed on January 8, 1998
Guernsey Agreement on Social Security between Jersey, Guernsey and Canada, in force in Canada as of January 1, 1994
Iceland Agreement on Social Security between the Government of Canada and the Government of Iceland, signed at Gimli on June 25, 1988
Ireland Agreement on Social Security between Canada and Ireland, signed at Ottawa on November 29, 1990
Israel Interim Agreement on Social Security between the Government of Canada and the Government of Israel, signed at Jerusalem on April 9, 2000
Italy (Italian Republic)
Agreement on Social Security between Canada and Italy, signed at Toronto on November 17, 1977

Agreement on Social Security between Canada and the Italian Republic, signed at Rome on May 22, 1995
Jamaica
Agreement between the Government of Canada and the Government of Jamaica with respect to Social Security, signed at Kingston, Jamaica on January 10, 1983
Jersey Agreement on Social Security between Jersey, Guernsey and Canada, in force in Canada as of January 1, 1994
Korea (Republic of) Agreement on Social Security between Canada and the Republic of Korea, signed at Seoul on January 10, 1997
Luxembourg Agreement on Social Security between the Government of Canada and the Government of Luxembourg, signed at Ottawa on May 22, 1986
Malta (Republic of) Agreement on Social Security between Canada and the Republic of Malta, signed at Toronto on April 4, 1991
Mexico (United Mexican States) Agreement on Social Security between Canada and the United Mexican States, signed at Ottawa on April 25, 1995
Morocco (Kingdom of)
Convention on Social Security between the Government of Canada and the Government of the Kingdom of Morocco, signed on July 1, 1998
Netherlands (Kingdom of the) Agreement on Social Security between the Government of Canada and the Government of the Kingdom of the Netherlands, signed at The Hague on February 26, 1987
New Zealand Agreement on Social Security between Canada and New Zealand, signed on April 9, 1996
Norway (Kingdom of)
Agreement on Social Security between the Government of Canada and the Government of the Kingdom of Norway, signed at Oslo on November 12, 1985
Philippines (Republic of the) Agreement on Social Security between Canada and the Republic of the Philippines, signed at Winnipeg on September 9, 1994

Supplementary Agreement to the Agreement on Social Security between the Government of Canada and the Government of the Republic of the Philippines, signed at Winnipeg on November 13, 1999
Portugal Agreement between Canada and Portugal with respect to Social Security, signed at Toronto on December 15, 1980
Saint Lucia
Agreement on Social Security between the Government of Canada and the Government of Saint Lucia, signed at Castries on January 5, 1987
Saint-Vincent and the Grenadines Agreement on Social Security between the Government of Canada and the Government of Saint-Vincent and the Grenadines, signed on January 6, 1998
Slovenia (Republic of)
Agreement on Social Security between the Government of Canada and the Government of the Republic of Slovenia, signed on May 17, 1998
Spain Protocol to the Convention on Social Security between Canada and Spain, signed at Ottawa on October 19, 1995
St. Kitts and Nevis (Federation of) Agreement on Social Security between Canada and the Federation of St. Kitts and Nevis, signed at Ottawa on August 17, 1992
Sweden
Agreement on Social Security between the Government of Canada and the Government of Sweden, signed at Stockholm on April 10, 1985
Switzerland (Swiss Confederation) Convention on Social Security between Canada and the Swiss Confederation, signed at Ottawa on February 24, 1994
Trinidad and Tobago (Republic of) Agreement on Social Security between the Government of Canada and the Government of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago, signed on April 9, 1997
Turkey (Republic of)
Agreement on Social Security between the Government of Canada and the Government of the Republic of Turkey, signed on June 19, 1998
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland Memorandum of Understanding between the Government of Canada and the Government of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland concerning Co-operation and Mutual Assistance in the Administration of Social Security Programmes, signed on January 16, 1997
United States of America
Agreement between the Government of Canada and the Government of the United States of America with respect to Social Security, signed at Ottawa on March 11, 1981

Supplementary Agreement between the Government of Canada and the Government of the United States of America with respect to Social Security, signed at Ottawa on May 10, 1983

Second Supplementary Agreement amending the Agreement between the Government of Canada and the Government of the United States of America with respect to Social Security, signed on May 28, 1996

Administrative Understanding on Mutual Assistance, concluded pursuant to the Agreement between the Government of Canada and the Government of the United States of America with respect to Social Security and signed on December 4, 1996
Uruguay (Eastern Republic of) Agreement on Social Security between the Government of Canada and the Government of the Eastern Republic of Uruguay, signed at Ottawa on June 2, 1999

 

Table A2: Immigrant/Non-Immigrant Composition in the LAD, 1982-2003
  Non-Immigrant
Population (%)
Immigrant
Population (%)
1982 98.8 1.2
1983 98.6 1.4
1984 98.3 1.7
1985 98.1 1.9
1986 97.7 2.3
1987 97.3 2.7
1988 97.0 3.0
1989 96.4 3.6
1990 95.6 4.4
1991 95.0 5.0
1992 94.5 5.5
1993 93.9 6.1
1994 93.4 6.6
1995 93.0 7.0
1996 92.5 7.5
1997 92.0 8.0
1998 91.7 8.3
1999 91.3 8.7
2000 90.7 9.3
2001 90.1 9.9
2002 89.7 10.3
2003 89.3 10.7

Source: LAD, Statistics Canada

Figure A1: Category Composition of the Immigrant Population in the IMDB, 1982-2003

Source: IMDB

Figure A1: Category Composition of the Immigrant Population  in the IMDB, 1982-2003

Figure A2: Age Composition of the Non-Immigrant Population in LAD, 1982-2003

Source: LAD, Statistics Canada

Figure A2: Age Composition of the Non-Immigrant  Population in LAD, 1982-2003

Figure A3: Provincial Composition of the Immigrant Population in LAD, 1982-2003

Source: LAD, Statistics Canada

Figure A3: Provincial Composition of the  Immigrant Population in LAD, 1982-2003

Figure A4: Provincial Composition of the Non-Immigrant Population in LAD, 1982-2003

Source: LAD, Statistics Canada

Figure A4: Provincial  Composition of the Non-Immigrant Population in LAD, 1982-2003

Figure A5: Composition of the Non-Immigrant Population in LAD by Family Type of the Individual, 1982-2003

Source: LAD, Statistics Canada

Figure A5: Composition of the Non-Immigrant  Population in LAD by Family Type of the Individual, 1982-2003

Figure A6: Composition of the Non-Immigrant Population in LAD by Number of Children in Family, 1982-2003

Source: LAD, Statistics Canada

Figure A6: Composition of the Non-Immigrant  Population in LAD by Number of Children in Family, 1982-2003

Figure A7: Composition of the Immigrant Population in LAD by Age of Youngest Child, 1982-2003

Source: LAD, Statistics Canada

Figure A7: Composition of the Immigrant  Population in LAD by Age of Youngest Child, 1982-2003

Figure A8: Composition of the Non-Immigrant Population in LAD by Age of Youngest Child, 1982-2003

Source: LAD, Statistics Canada

Figure A8: Composition of the Non-Immigrant  Population in LAD by Age of Youngest Child, 1982-2003
Table A3: Labour Market Income / Retirement Income Split by Age, Selected Tax Years
  1985 1990 1995 2000 2003
IMMIGRANTS - Labour Market/Retirement Income Split
<25 years 100/ 0 100/ 0 100/ 0 100/ 0 100/ 0
25-34 years 100/ 0 100/ 0 99/ 1 100/ 0 99/ 1
35-44 years 100/ 0 100/ 0 99/ 1 99/ 1 99/ 1
45-59 years 99/ 1 99/ 1 98/ 2 99/ 1 98/ 2
>= 60 years 69/ 31 70/ 30 49/ 51 46/ 54 45/ 55
All Immigrants 99/ 1 99/ 1 97/ 3 96/ 4 96/ 4
NON-IMMIGRANTS - Labour Market/Retirement Income Split
<25 years 100/ 0 100/ 0 100/ 0 100/ 0 100/ 0
25-34 years 100/ 0 100/ 0 99/ 1 100/ 0 99/ 1
35-44 years 99/ 1 99/ 1 99/ 1 99/ 1 99/ 1
45-59 years 96/ 4 95/ 5 94/ 6 94/ 6 94/ 6
>= 60 years 56/ 44 66/ 34 76/ 24 75/ 25 73/ 27
All non-Immigrants 92/ 18 89/ 11 84/ 16 84/ 16 83/ 17

Source: LAD, Statistics Canada

Table A4: Share of Individuals Less than 60 Years of Age with Employment Earnings by Family Type, Tax Year 2003
  SHARE OF POPULATION SHARE OF INDIVIDUAL CONTRIBUTORS
  Individual is a Contributor (%) Individual Sole-Contributor (%) Additional Contributors (%) Total
Immigrants
Male, Married 73 26 74 100
Female, Married 63 17 83 100
Child 76 14 86 100
Lone-Parent 64 81 19 100
Unattached 74 100 0 100
Non-immigrants
Male, Married 83 17 83 100
Female, Married 76 13 87 100
Child 85 13 87 100
Lone-Parent 71 76 24 100
Unattached 77 100 0 100

Source: LAD, Statistics Canada

Table A5: Share of Individual Age 60 or Older with Employment Earnings by Family Type, Tax Year 2003
  SHARE OF POPULATION SHARE OF INDIVIDUAL CONTRIBUTORS
  Individual is a Contributor (%) Individual Sole-Contributor (%) Additional Contributors (%) Total
Immigrants
Male, Married 24 38 63 100
Female, Married 13 38 62 100
Child
Lone-Parent 13 31 69 100
Unattached 9 100 0 100
Non-immigrants
Male, Married 22 41 59 100
Female, Married 16 44 56 100
Child
Lone-Parent 12 25 75 100
Unattached 10 100 0 100

Source: LAD, Statistics Canada

Table A6: Share of Individuals Aged 60 or Older with Provincial Supplements by Family Type, Tax Year 2003
  SHARE OF POPULATION SHARE OF INDIVIDUAL CONTRIBUTORS
  Individual is a Contributor (%) Individual Sole-Contributor (%) Additional Contributors (%) Total
Immigrants
Male, Married 17 59 41 100
Female, Married 13 31 69 100
Child
Lone-Parent 36 89 11 100
Unattached 33 100 0 100
Non-immigrants
Male, Married 3 67 33 100
Female, Married 2 50 50 100
Child
Lone-Parent 10 80 20 100
Unattached 9 100 0 100

Source: LAD, Statistics Canada

Table A7: Share of Individuals Aged 60 or Older with C/QPP by Family and Family Type, Tax Year 2003
  SHARE OF POPULATION SHARE OF INDIVIDUAL CONTRIBUTORS
  Individual is a Contributor (%) Individual Sole-Contributor (%) Additional Contributors (%) Total
Immigrants
Male, Married 31 55 45 100
Female, Married 27 22 78 100
Child
Lone-Parent 27 100 0 100
Unattached 26 100 0 100
Non-immigrants
Male, Married 87 36 64 100
Female, Married 78 8 92 100
Child
Lone-Parent 84 90 10 100
Unattached 87 100 0 100

Source: LAD, Statistics Canada

Table A8: Share of Individuals Aged 60 or Older with Private Pension by Family Type, Tax Year 2003
  SHARE OF POPULATION SHARE OF INDIVIDUAL CONTRIBUTORS
  Individual is a Contributor (%) Individual Sole-Contributor (%) Additional Contributors (%) Total
Immigrants
Male, Married 14 57 43 100
Female, Married 10 20 80 100
Child
Lone-Parent 9 100 0 100
Unattached 12 100 0 100
Non-immigrants
Male, Married 63 56 44 100
Female, Married 42 17 83 100
Child
Lone-Parent 46 96 4 100
Unattached 51 100 0 100

Source: LAD, Statistics Canada

Table A9: Share of Individuals Aged 60 or Older (who meet the residency requirement) with OAS by Family Type, Tax Year 2003
  SHARE OF POPULATION SHARE OF INDIVIDUAL CONTRIBUTORS
  Individual is a Contributor (%) Individual Sole-Contributor (%) Additional Contributors (%) Total
Immigrants
Male, Married 64 33 67 100
Female, Married 66 8 92 100
Child
Lone-Parent 75 99 1 100
Unattached 81 100 0 100
Non-immigrants
Male, Married 70 30 70 100
Female, Married 68 6 94 100
Child
Lone-Parent 80 96 4 100
Unattached 83 100 0 100

Source: LAD, Statistics Canada

Table A10: Share of Individuals Aged 60 or Older (who meet the residency requirement) with GIS/Allowance by Family Type, Tax Year 2003
  SHARE OF POPULATION SHARE OF INDIVIDUAL CONTRIBUTORS
  Individual is a Contributor (%) Individual Sole-Contributor (%) Additional Contributors (%) Total
Immigrants
Male, Married 53 19 81 100
Female, Married 65 6 94 100
Child
Lone-Parent 72 100 0 100
Unattached 76 100 0 100
Non-immigrants
Male, Married 19 21 79 100
Female, Married 22 9 91 100
Child
Lone-Parent 50 98 2 100
Unattached 45 100 0 100

Source: LAD, Statistics Canada

Table A11: Average Employment Earnings and Share of Family Employment Earnings, Individuals Less than 60 Years of Age by Family Type, Tax Year 2003
  Non-Immigrants Immigrants
Average Employment Earnings
Male, Married 54,793 39,389
Female, Married 30,703 23,755
Child 15,294 14,627
Lone-Parent 29,484 24,955
Unattached 32,964 26,470
Share of Family Employment Earnings (%)
Male, Married 67 69
Female, Married 46 49
Child 30 36
Lone-Parent 93 94
Unattached 100 100

Source: LAD, Statistics Canada

Table A12: Average Employment Earnings and Share of Family Employment Earnings, Individuals Aged 60 or Older by Family Type, Tax Year 2003
  Non-Immigrants Immigrants
Average Employment Earnings
Male, Married 43,681 28,314
Female, Married 21,831 17,905
Child
Lone-Parent 28,442 22,898
Unattached 26,643 19,327
Share of Family Employment Earnings (%)
Male, Married 71 67
Female, Married 67 62
Child
Lone-Parent 60 58
Unattached 100 100

Source: LAD, Statistics Canada

Table A13: Average Provincial Supplements and Share of Family Provincial Supplements, Individuals Aged 60 or Older by Family Type, Tax Year 2003
  Non-Immigrants Immigrants
Average Provincial Supplements
Male, Married 3,084 4,849
Female, Married 2,386 2,242
Child
Lone-Parent 3,054 3,759
Unattached 3,026 3,090
Share of Family Provincial Supplements (%)
Male, Married 84 79
Female, Married 72 62
Child
Lone-Parent 85 93
Unattached 100 100

Source: LAD, Statistics Canada

Table A14: Average C/QPP and Private Pension and Share of Family C/QPP and Private Pension, Individuals Aged 60 or Older by Family Type, Tax Year 2003
  Non-Immigrants Immigrants
Average C/QPP
Male, Married 6,547 1,673
Female, Married 4,267 1,134
Child
Lone-Parent 5,667 1,611
Unattached 5,682 1,438
Share of Family C/QPP (%)
Male, Married 76 81
Female, Married 42 51
Child
Lone-Parent 95 98
Unattached 100 100
Average Private Pensions
Male, Married 18,686 15,408
Female, Married 9,718 7,850
Child
Lone-Parent 11,783 9,876
Unattached 13,060 12,348
Share of Family Private Pension (%)
Male, Married 85 84
Female, Married 46 51
Child
Lone-Parent 97 100
Unattached 100 100

Source: LAD, Statistics Canada

Table A15: Average OAS and GIS/Allowance and Share of Family OAS and GIS/Allowance, Individuals Aged 60 or Older by Family Type, Individuals Aged 60 or Older, Tax Year 2003
  Non-Immigrants Immigrants
Average OAS
Male, Married 5,191 1,586
Female, Married 5,185 1,646
Child
Lone-Parent 5,300 1,622
Unattached 5,222 1,589
Share of Family OAS (%)
Male, Married 65 65
Female, Married 52 53
Child
Lone-Parent 98 100
Unattached 100 100
Average GIS/Allowance
Male, Married 2,366 7,123
Female, Married 2,566 6,823
Child
Lone-Parent 4,206 9,485
Unattached 3,891 9,265
Share of Family GIS Allowance (%)
Male, Married 61 61
Female, Married 56 52
Child
Lone-Parent 98 100
Unattached 100 100

Source: LAD, Statistics Canada

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