Persons living below the poverty line1, by selected demographic group, Canada, 2019 and 2020
|thousands||thousands||% of population||% of population|
|Persons under 18 years in economic families||654||324||9.2||4.6|
|Persons under 18 years in female lone-parent families||204||124||28.6||16.9|
|Persons 16 years and over||3,177||2,054||10.4||6.7|
|First Nations living off-reserve||81||60||22.8||15.2|
|Persons with a disability3||1,165||761||13.7||8.5|
too unreliable to be published
Canadian Income Survey (5200), custom tabulation.
Based on the Market Basket Measure (2018 base).
Who arrived in Canada in the last 10 years.
Disability-related estimates are produced using a different weighting methodology. Comparisons with estimates produced from the entire survey should be made with caution.