CPP contribution rates, maximums and exemptions

CPP contribution rates, maximums and exemptions
Year Maximum annual pensionable earnings Basic exemption amount Maximum contributory earnings Employee and employer contribution rate (%) Maximum annual employee and employer contribution Maximum annual self-employed contribution
2018  $55,900 $3,500 $52,400 4.95 $2,593.80 $5,187.60
2017 $55,300 $3,500 $51,800 4.95 $2,564.10 $5,128.20
2016 $54,900 $3,500 $51,400 4.95 $2,544.30 $5,088.60
2015 $53,600 $3,500 $50,100 4.95 $2,479.95 $4,959.90
2014 $52,500 $3,500 $49,000 4.95 $2,425.50 $4,851.00
2013 $51,100 $3,500 $47,600 4.95 $2,356.20 $4,712.40
2012 $50,100 $3,500 $46,600 4.95 $2,306.70 $4,613.40
2011 $48,300 $3,500 $44,800 4.95 $2,217.60 $4,435.20
2010 $47,200 $3,500 $43,700 4.95 $2,163.15 $4,326.30
  • 2000 to 2009 
    CPP contribution rates, maximums and exemptions
    Year Maximum annual pensionable  earnings  Basic exemption amount   Maximum contributory earnings        Employee and       employer contribution   rate (%)  Maximum annual employee and employer contribution     Maximum annual   self-employed contribution
    2009 $46,300 $3,500 $42,800 4.95 $2,118.60 $4,237.20
    2008 $44,900 $3,500 $41,400 4.95 $2,049.30 $4,098.60
    2007 $43,700 $3,500 $40,200 4.95 $1,989.90 $3,979.80
    2006 $42,100 $3,500 $38,600 4.95 $1,910.70 $3,821.40
    2005 $41,100 $3,500 $37,600 4.95 $1,861.20 $3,722.40
    2004 $40,500 $3,500 $37,000 4.95 $1,831.50 $3,663.00
    2003 $39,900 $3,500 $36,400 4.95 $1,801.80 $3,603.60
    2002 $39,100 $3,500 $35,600 4.70 $1,673.20 $3,346.40
    2001 $38,300 $3,500 $34,800 4.30 $1,496.40 $2,992.80
    2000 $37,600 $3,500 $34,100 3.90 $1,329.90 $2,659.80
  • 1990 to 1999 
    CPP contribution rates, maximums and exemptions
    Year Maximum annual pensionable  earnings  Basic exemption amount   Maximum contributory earnings       Employee and       employer contribution   rate (%) Maximum annual employee and employer contribution     Maximum annual   self-employed contribution
    1999  $37,400 $3,500 $33,900 3.50 $1,186.50 $2,373.00
    1998  $36,900 $3,500 $33,400 3.20 $1,068.80 $2,137.60
    1997  $35,800 $3,500 $32,300      2.925 * $   944.78 $1,889.55
    1996  $35,400 $3,500 $31,900 2.80 $   893.20 $1,786.40
    1995  $34,900 $3,400 $31,500 2.70 $   850.50 $1,701.00
    1994  $34,400 $3,400 $31,000 2.60 $   806.00 $1,612.00
    1993  $33,400 $3,300 $30,100 2.50 $   752.50 $1,505.00
    1992  $32,200 $3,200 $29,000 2.40 $   696.00 $1,392.00
    1991  $30,500 $3,000 $27,500 2.30 $   632.50 $1,265.00
    1990  $28,900 $2,800 $26,100 2.20 $   574.20 $1,148.40
  • 1980 to 1989 
    CPP contribution rates, maximums and exemptions
    Year Maximum annual pensionable  earnings  Basic exemption amount   Maximum contributory earnings         Employee and       employer contribution   rate (%) Maximum annual employee and employer contribution     Maximum annual   self-employed contribution
    1989  $27,700 $2,700 $25,000 2.10 $525.00 $1,050.00
    1988  $26,500 $2,600 $23,900 2.00 $478.00 $   956.00
    1987  $25,900 $2,500 $23,400 1.90 $444.60 $   889.20
    1986  $25,800 $2,500 $23,300 1.80 $419.40 $   838.80
    1985  $23,400 $2,300 $21,100 1.80 $379.80 $   759.60
    1984  $20,800 $2,000 $18,800 1.80 $338.40 $   676.80
    1983  $18,500 $1,800 $16,700 1.80 $300.60 $   601.20
    1982  $16,500 $1,600 $14,900 1.80 $268.20 $   536.40
    1981  $14,700 $1,400 $13,300 1.80 $239.40 $   478.80
    1980  $13,100 $1,300 $11,800 1.80 $212.10 $   424.80
  • 1970 to 1979 
    CPP contribution rates, maximums and exemptions
    Year Maximum annual pensionable  earnings  Basic exemption amount Maximum contributory earnings       Employee and       employer contribution   rate (%) Maximum annual employee and employer contribution      Maximum annual   self-employed contribution
    1979 $11,700    $1,100 $10,600 1.80  $190.80 $381.60
    1978 $10,400    $1,000 $  9,400 1.80  $169.20 $338.40
    1977 $  9,300    $   900 $  8,400 1.80  $151.20 $302.40
    1976 $  8,300    $   800 $  7,500 1.80  $135.00 $270.00
    1975 $  7,400    $   700 $  6,700 1.80  $120.60 $241.20
    1974 $  6,600    $   700 $  5,900 1.80  $106.20 $212.40
    1973 $  5,600    $   600 $  5,000 1.80  $  90.00 $180.00
    1972 $  5,500    $   600 $  4,900 1.80  $  88.20 $176.40
    1971 $  5,400    $   600 $  4,800 1.80  $  86.40 $172.80
    1970 $  5,300    $   600 $  4,700 1.80  $  84.60 $169.20
  • 1966 to 1969
    CPP contribution rates, maximums and exemptions
    Year Maximum annual pensionable  earnings  Basic exemption amount Maximum contributory earnings       Employee and       employer contribution   rate (%) Maximum annual employee and employer contribution      Maximum annual   self-employed contribution
    1969 $5,200 $600
    $4,600 1.80 $82.80 $165.60
    1968 $5,100 $600 $4,500 1.80 $81.00 $162.00
    1967 $5,000 $600 $4,400 1.80 $79.20 $158.40
    1966
    $5,000 $600 $4,400 1.80 $79.20 $158.40

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