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SFS (Survey of Financial Security)


This survey provides information of the net worth (wealth) of Canadian families, that is, the value of their assets less their debts.

Publications using this survey

Maroto, M. (2019).  Sharing or limiting the wealth? Coresidence, parental support, and wealth outcomes in Canada. Journal of Family and Economic Issues, 40 (1), 102-116. Abstract
Lavecchia, A. M. (2018).  Tax-free savings accounts: Who uses them and how?. Working Paper Series, Department of Economics. Ottawa, ON: University of Ottawa. Abstract
Rothwell, D., and Robson J. (2018).  The prevalence and composition of asset poverty in Canada: 1999, 2005, and 2012. International Journal of Social Welfare, 27 (1), 17-27. Abstract
Walks, A., Simone D., and Hawes E. (2018).  Underwater generation? Debt and wealth among millennials. (Moos, M., Pfeiffer D., and Vinodrai T., Ed.),{The Millennial City: Trends, Implications, and Prospects for Urban Planning and Policy}, 51-64.London, UK: Routledge.