Construction of a Northern Market Basket Measure of poverty for Nunavut

Articles and reports: 75F0002M2022003

Description: This discussion paper describes the proposed methodology for a Northern Market Basket Measure (MBM-N) for Nunavut, as well as identifies research which could be conducted in preparation for the 2023 review. The paper presents initial MBM-N thresholds and provides preliminary poverty estimates for reference years 2018 to 2021. A review period will follow the release of this paper, during which time Statistics Canada and Employment and Social Development Canada will welcome feedback from interested parties and work with experts, stakeholders, indigenous organizations, federal, provincial and territorial officials to validate the results.
Issue Number: 2022003
Frequency: Occasional
Author(s): Devin, Nancy ; Gustajtis, Burton; McDermott, Sarah
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