Chart 1
Share of persons in families below provincial low-income thresholds by selected income definitions, January 2020 to March 2021

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Earnings plus GST/HST credits, child benefits, EI, emergency and recovery benefits.
Note(s):
Data exclude people living with seniors aged 65 and older. Results represent the percentage of people below their respective provincial threshold.
Source(s):
Experimental weekly income estimates, July 2021 (75F0002M2021006).

Chart description


This is a line chart.

Share of persons in families below provincial low-income thresholds by selected income definitions, January 2020 to March 2021, %
  Using weekly family earnings Using weekly family income¹
January 2020 28.7 23.4
February 2020 28.4 23.3
March 2020 33.1 19.5
April 2020 39.3 19.8
May 2020 33.4 15.2
June 2020 29.2 14.8
July 2020 28.6 16.8
August 2020 28 16.3
September 2020 26.8 16.4
October 2020 27.7 18.3
November 2020 27.4 18.7
December 2020 26.9 17.7
January 2021 28.3 18.3
February 2021 27.7 17.6
March 2021 26.3 17.2
1.
Earnings plus GST/HST credits, child benefits, EI, emergency and recovery benefits.
Note(s):
Data exclude people living with seniors aged 65 and older. Results represent the percentage of people below their respective provincial threshold.
Source(s):
Experimental weekly income estimates, July 2021 (75F0002M2021006).
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