Municipality of the District of Digby

Income

The average and median total income levels were lower in the Western Region. which includes Digby, than in Nova Scotia.

Characteristic

Western Region

Western Region (%)

Nova Scotia (%)

Total population 15 years and over

44,737

100

828,846

Without income

2,357

5.3

4.6

With income

42,381

94.7

95.4

Under $5,000

3,275

7.3

8.1

$5,000 to $9,999

4,564

10.2

9.1

$10,000 to $14,999

4,950

11.1

9.4

$15,000 to $19,999

6,193

13.8

10.4

$20,000 to $29,999

7,833

17.5

14.8

$30,000 to $39,999

6,568

14.7

13.3

$40,000 to $49,999

4,389

9.8

10.3

$50,000 to $59,999

2,537

5.7

7.5

$60,000 to $79,999

2,535

5.7

8.7

$80,000 to $99,999

1,182

2.6

4.5

$100,000 and over

713

1.6

3.9

$100,000 to $124,999

438

1.0

2.1

$125,000 and over

275

0.6

1.9

 

Characteristic

Western Region

Nova Scotia

Median income ($) of total population 15
years and over

$25,931

$30,771

Average income ($) of total population 15 years and over

$33,237

$40,564

 

In 2015, families residing in the Western Region earned a lower median and average family income compared to Nova Scotia.

Characteristic

Western Region

Nova Scotia (%)

Total number of Economic families

16,112

286,480

Median family income

$63,736

$76,502

Average family income

$74,066

$93,126

Source: Western REN from Human Resources and Skills Development Canada's Labour Market Information Service (2016)