Low Income Measurement in Canada - ARCHIVED

Articles and reports: 75F0002M2004011


This paper consolidates existing information on the measurement of low income in Canada, and indicates the current status of the three measures of low income in Canada: the low income cut-offs (LICOs), the low income measures (LIMs) and the market basket measure (MBM). The methodology of each measure is presented, and future developments in the measurement of low income are discussed.

Issue Number: 2004011
Author(s): Giles, Philip
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PDFDecember 14, 2004