The Canadian Province of Prince Edward Island.

Prince Edward Island (PEI or P.E.I.; French: Île-du-Prince-Édouard) is a province of Canada consisting of the island of the same name, and several much smaller islands. Prince Edward Island is one of the three Maritime Provinces (the other two being Nova Scotia and Mi'kmaq, and became a British colonyin the 1700s and was federated into Canada as a province in 1873. Its capital is Charlottetown. According to the 2016 census, the province of Prince Edward Island has 142,907 residents.(Source: Wikipedia). The current Premier of Prince Edward Island is H. Wade MacLauchlan.

  • Inception: 1873
  • *Population: 142,907
  • *Area: 5,686 km²
  • *Density: 25.13/km²
  • **Official Languages Spoken: English 91.5%, French 3.8%
  • **Aboriginal Languages [Top 5]: Mi'kmaq <0.1%, Inuktitut < 0.1%, Non Specified Aborignal Languages < 0.1%
  • **Non-Official/ Immigrant Languages [Top 5]: Mandarin 5.4%, Arabic 1.6%, Dutch 0.5%, Tagalog (Pilipino, Filipino) 0.3%, Spanish < 0.2%
  • ***Employment / Unemployment Rate: 60.5% / 9.5%
  • Official Website: Prince Edward Island
  • Individual Federal Income Tax Rates - 2018
    15% on the first $46,605 of taxable income, +
    20.5% on the next $46,603 of taxable income (on the portion of taxable income over 46,605 up to $93,208), +
    26% on the next $51,281 of taxable income (on the portion of taxable income over $93,208 up to $144,489), +
    29% on the next $61,353 of taxable income (on the portion of taxable income over 144,489 up to $205,842), +
    33% of taxable income over $205,842.
  • Prince Edward Island Individual Income Tax Rates - 2018
    9.8% on the first $31,984 of taxable income, +
    13.8% on the next $31,985, +
    16.7% on the amount over $63,969 +
  • Prince Edward Island Sales Tax Rates - 2018
    GST/HST 15%, PST n/a (for more tax info visit PEI Tax Administration and Property Records )
  • Cost of Living:
    Move To PEI
    Cost Of Living Charlottetown PEI
    Bank Of Canada Inflation Calculator
  • Health: Health PEI
  • Education: K-12 (Click on the link to visit the PEI Education website for more information)
  • Justice System: Justice and Public Safey
  • Prince Edward Island Law Society
*Information is based on 2016 census data
**Language data is based on the percentage of total population taken from 2016 census data
***Employment/Unemployment data is current as of August 2018. Estimates based on both sexes 15years of age and over.

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Population Data: Census Profile, 2016 Census
Language Data: Statcan Mother Tongue Responses For Prince Edward Island
Employment/Unemployment Rate Data: Statcan Ontario Labour Force Characteristics

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