Guess who's bringing home the bacon?

29 per cent of wives earn more than their husbands
||Last Updated: 09/06/2006

Nearly one-third of wives earn more than their husbands, according to a new Statistics Canada study. The wife was the primary breadwinner in nearly 1.4 million of the 4.7 million dual-earner couples in 2003.

Twenty-nine per cent of women earned more than their husbands in 2003, nearly triple the proportion in 1967 when 11 per cent of wives earned more than their partners, according the study

Wives as primary breadwinners