Chronic Low Income Among Immigrants in Canada and its Communities

Articles and reports: 11F0019M2017397


Rates of low income among immigrants continue to be high relative to the Canadian-born population. This paper examines the rate of chronic low income among immigrants aged 25 or older in Canada during the 2000s. Chronic low income is defined as having a family income under a low income cut-off for five consecutive years or more. A regionally adjusted low-income measure is used for the analysis.

Issue Number: 2017397
Author(s): Lu, Yuqian; Picot, Garnett
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