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  • Stats in brief: 11-627-M2022040
    Description:

    Based on the data from the 2021 Census, the following infographic looks at income in Canada for 2020, including median household income, the prevalence of low-income and income inequality.

    Release date: 2022-07-13

  • Table: 98-10-0100-01
    Geography: Canada, Province or territory, Census metropolitan area, Census agglomeration, Census metropolitan area part, Census agglomeration part
    Frequency: Occasional
    Universe: Persons in private households in occupied private dwellings, 2021 Census — 100% data
    Variable list: Census family and household type characteristics of persons (31), Age (14), Individual low-income status (8)
    Description:

    Individual low-income status for census family characteristics (in couple, with and without children, one-parent families) by low-income measure (before and after tax) and age.

    Release date: 2022-07-13

  • Table: 98-10-0101-01
    Geography: Canada, Province or territory, Census metropolitan area, Census agglomeration, Census metropolitan area part, Census agglomeration part
    Frequency: Occasional
    Universe: Persons in private households in occupied private dwellings, 2021 Census — 100% data
    Variable list: Economic family characteristics of persons (29), Age (14), Individual low-income status (8)
    Description:

    Individual low-income status for economic family characteristics (in couple, with and without children, one-parent families) by low-income measure (before and after tax).

    Release date: 2022-07-13

  • Table: 98-10-0102-01
    Geography: Canada, Province or territory, Census metropolitan area, Census agglomeration, Census metropolitan area part, Census agglomeration part
    Frequency: Occasional
    Universe: Persons in private households in occupied private dwellings, 2021 and 2016 censuses — 100% data
    Variable list: Age (15), Gender (3a), Year (2), Individual low-income status (8)
    Description: Individual low-income status by low-income measure (before and after tax), age, and gender.
    Release date: 2022-07-13

  • Table: 98-10-0103-01
    Geography: Canada, Province or territory, Census division, Census subdivision
    Frequency: Occasional
    Universe: Persons in private households in occupied private dwellings, 2021 and 2016 censuses — 100% data
    Variable list: Age (8), Gender (3a), Year (2), Individual low-income status (8)
    Description: Individual low-income status by low-income measure (before and after tax), age and gender for Canada, provinces and territories, census divisions and census subdivisions.
    Release date: 2022-07-13

  • Table: 98-10-0104-01
    Geography: Census metropolitan area, Census agglomeration, Census tract
    Frequency: Occasional
    Universe: Persons in private households in occupied private dwellings, 2021 and 2016 censuses — 100% data
    Variable list: Age (8), Gender (3a), Year (2), Individual low-income status (8)
    Description: Individual low-income status by low-income measure (before and after tax), age and gender for census metropolitan areas, tracted census agglomerations and census tracts.
    Release date: 2022-07-13

  • Table: 98-10-0106-01
    Geography: Canada, Province or territory, Census division, Census subdivision
    Frequency: Occasional
    Universe: Private households in occupied private dwellings, 2021 Census — 100% data
    Variable list: Household type (5), Household low-income status (8)
    Description: Household low-income status using low-income measures (before and after tax) by household type (couple, one-parent, with and without children) for Canada, provinces and territories, census divisions and census subdivisions.
    Release date: 2022-07-13

  • Table: 98-10-0107-01
    Geography: Census metropolitan area, Census agglomeration, Census tract
    Frequency: Occasional
    Universe: Private households in occupied private dwellings, 2021 Census — 100% data
    Variable list: Household type (5), Household low-income status (8)
    Description: Household low-income status using low-income measures (before and after tax) by household type (couple, one-parent, with and without children) for census metropolitan areas, tracted census agglomerations and census tracts.
    Release date: 2022-07-13

  • Articles and reports: 11-637-X202200100001
    Description:

    As the first goal outlined in the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, Canada and other UN member states have committed to end poverty in all its forms everywhere by 2030. This 2022 infographic provides an overview of indicators underlying the first Sustainable Development Goal in support of eradicating poverty, and the statistics and data sources used to monitor and report on this goal in Canada.

    Release date: 2022-06-23

  • Table: 11-10-0066-01
    Geography: Census metropolitan area, Census agglomeration, Census metropolitan area part
    Frequency: Annual
    Description:

    Market Basket Measure (MBM) thresholds for the reference family by MBM region and base year. Total thresholds as well as thresholds for the food, clothing, transportation, shelter and other expenses components are presented, in current and constant dollars, annual.

    Release date: 2022-03-23
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  • Table: 98-10-0100-01
    Geography: Canada, Province or territory, Census metropolitan area, Census agglomeration, Census metropolitan area part, Census agglomeration part
    Frequency: Occasional
    Universe: Persons in private households in occupied private dwellings, 2021 Census — 100% data
    Variable list: Census family and household type characteristics of persons (31), Age (14), Individual low-income status (8)
    Description:

    Individual low-income status for census family characteristics (in couple, with and without children, one-parent families) by low-income measure (before and after tax) and age.

    Release date: 2022-07-13

  • Table: 98-10-0101-01
    Geography: Canada, Province or territory, Census metropolitan area, Census agglomeration, Census metropolitan area part, Census agglomeration part
    Frequency: Occasional
    Universe: Persons in private households in occupied private dwellings, 2021 Census — 100% data
    Variable list: Economic family characteristics of persons (29), Age (14), Individual low-income status (8)
    Description:

    Individual low-income status for economic family characteristics (in couple, with and without children, one-parent families) by low-income measure (before and after tax).

    Release date: 2022-07-13

  • Table: 98-10-0102-01
    Geography: Canada, Province or territory, Census metropolitan area, Census agglomeration, Census metropolitan area part, Census agglomeration part
    Frequency: Occasional
    Universe: Persons in private households in occupied private dwellings, 2021 and 2016 censuses — 100% data
    Variable list: Age (15), Gender (3a), Year (2), Individual low-income status (8)
    Description: Individual low-income status by low-income measure (before and after tax), age, and gender.
    Release date: 2022-07-13

  • Table: 98-10-0103-01
    Geography: Canada, Province or territory, Census division, Census subdivision
    Frequency: Occasional
    Universe: Persons in private households in occupied private dwellings, 2021 and 2016 censuses — 100% data
    Variable list: Age (8), Gender (3a), Year (2), Individual low-income status (8)
    Description: Individual low-income status by low-income measure (before and after tax), age and gender for Canada, provinces and territories, census divisions and census subdivisions.
    Release date: 2022-07-13

  • Table: 98-10-0104-01
    Geography: Census metropolitan area, Census agglomeration, Census tract
    Frequency: Occasional
    Universe: Persons in private households in occupied private dwellings, 2021 and 2016 censuses — 100% data
    Variable list: Age (8), Gender (3a), Year (2), Individual low-income status (8)
    Description: Individual low-income status by low-income measure (before and after tax), age and gender for census metropolitan areas, tracted census agglomerations and census tracts.
    Release date: 2022-07-13

  • Table: 98-10-0106-01
    Geography: Canada, Province or territory, Census division, Census subdivision
    Frequency: Occasional
    Universe: Private households in occupied private dwellings, 2021 Census — 100% data
    Variable list: Household type (5), Household low-income status (8)
    Description: Household low-income status using low-income measures (before and after tax) by household type (couple, one-parent, with and without children) for Canada, provinces and territories, census divisions and census subdivisions.
    Release date: 2022-07-13

  • Table: 98-10-0107-01
    Geography: Census metropolitan area, Census agglomeration, Census tract
    Frequency: Occasional
    Universe: Private households in occupied private dwellings, 2021 Census — 100% data
    Variable list: Household type (5), Household low-income status (8)
    Description: Household low-income status using low-income measures (before and after tax) by household type (couple, one-parent, with and without children) for census metropolitan areas, tracted census agglomerations and census tracts.
    Release date: 2022-07-13

  • Table: 11-10-0066-01
    Geography: Census metropolitan area, Census agglomeration, Census metropolitan area part
    Frequency: Annual
    Description:

    Market Basket Measure (MBM) thresholds for the reference family by MBM region and base year. Total thresholds as well as thresholds for the food, clothing, transportation, shelter and other expenses components are presented, in current and constant dollars, annual.

    Release date: 2022-03-23

  • Table: 11-10-0135-01
    (formerly: CANSIM 206-0041)
    Geography: Canada, Geographical region of Canada, Province or territory, Census metropolitan area
    Frequency: Annual
    Description:

    Number of persons in low income, low income rate and average gap ratio by age, sex and economic family type, annual.

    Release date: 2022-03-23

  • Table: 11-10-0135-02
    Geography: Canada, Geographical region of Canada, Province or territory, Census metropolitan area
    Frequency: Annual
    Description:

    Low income statistics by age, sex and economic family type, annual.

    Release date: 2022-03-23
Analysis (121)

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  • Stats in brief: 11-627-M2022040
    Description:

    Based on the data from the 2021 Census, the following infographic looks at income in Canada for 2020, including median household income, the prevalence of low-income and income inequality.

    Release date: 2022-07-13

  • Articles and reports: 11-637-X202200100001
    Description:

    As the first goal outlined in the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, Canada and other UN member states have committed to end poverty in all its forms everywhere by 2030. This 2022 infographic provides an overview of indicators underlying the first Sustainable Development Goal in support of eradicating poverty, and the statistics and data sources used to monitor and report on this goal in Canada.

    Release date: 2022-06-23

  • Stats in brief: 11-627-M2022011
    Description:

    "Canada's Poverty Reduction Strategy" introduces the Official Poverty Line for Canada with a dashboard of 12 Indicators to track progress on poverty reduction for Canadians and their households. This infographic presents trend information for Canada's Official Poverty Rate and the associated 12 indicators.

    Release date: 2022-03-23

  • Stats in brief: 11-001-X202208211361
    Description: Release published in The Daily – Statistics Canada’s official release bulletin
    Release date: 2022-03-23

  • Articles and reports: 75F0002M2021007
    Description:

    This discussion paper describes the proposed methodology for a Northern Market Basket Measure (MBM-N) for Yukon and the Northwest Territories, 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 and 2019. 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.

    Release date: 2021-11-12

  • Articles and reports: 75F0002M2021005
    Description:

    This paper presents low-income statistics from the 2016 Census for the population residing in Indigenous communities (on reserve), in the North and in Inuit Nunangat. The selected measure for the paper is the low-income measure, after-tax computed from the household incomes, adjusted for household size, of the whole population of Canada, including those residing on reserve and in the territories. Results are presented for Canada overall as well as for the population residing on reserve, in the territories and in Inuit Nunangat, which includes Inuvialuit Region of the Northwest Territories, Nunavik in Quebec and Nunatsiavut in Labrador. Methodological considerations in the application of the Low-income measure to these geographies are also discussed.

    Release date: 2021-09-21

  • Articles and reports: 75F0002M2021004
    Description:

    Previous Canadian studies on poverty and low-income persistence mostly focused on individual characteristics at the national level and rarely examined the geographical aspect of poverty persistence. This report takes advantage of the large sample size of the Longitudinal Administrative Databank and examines the evolution of low-income persistence in Canada and the provinces using the after-tax Low Income Measure.

    Release date: 2021-06-11

  • Stats in brief: 11-001-X202116230263
    Description: Release published in The Daily – Statistics Canada’s official release bulletin
    Release date: 2021-06-11

  • Stats in brief: 11-627-M2021010
    Description:

    "Canada's Poverty Reduction Strategy" introduces the Official Poverty Line for Canada with a dashboard of 12 Indicators to track progress on poverty reduction for Canadians and their households. This infographic presents trend information for Canada's Official Poverty Rate and the associated 12 indicators.

    Release date: 2021-03-23

  • Articles and reports: 75F0002M2021001
    Description:

    The Northern Market Basket Measure (MBM-N) is an adaptation of the Market Basket Measure (MBM) that, at present, reflects life and conditions in two of the territories - Yukon and Northwest Territories. As with the MBM, the MBM-N is comprised of five major components: food, clothing, transportation, shelter and other necessities. This discussion paper describes a proposed methodology for the five components found in the MBM-N, as well as its disposable income.

    Release date: 2021-01-05
Reference (11)

Reference (11) (0 to 10 of 11 results)

  • Notices and consultations: 75F0002M2019009
    Description:

    From September 2018 through April 2019, Statistics Canada conducted a broad consultation on the Market Basket Measure (MBM). This paper will describe the consultations that took place, give highlights of what Statistics Canada heard, and describe next steps.

    Release date: 2019-07-18

  • Surveys and statistical programs – Documentation: 45-20-0001
    Description:

    The Canadian Index of Multiple Deprivation (CIMD) is an area-based index which used 2016 Census of Population microdata to measure four key dimensions of deprivation at the dissemination area (DA)-level: residential instability, economic dependency, situational vulnerability and ethno-cultural composition.

    The CIMD allows for an understanding of inequalities in various measures of health and social well-being. While it is a geographically-based index of deprivation and marginalization, it can also be used as a proxy for an individual. The CIMD has the potential to be widely used by researchers on a variety of topics related to socio-economic research. Other uses for the index may include: policy planning and evaluation, or resource allocation.

    Release date: 2019-06-12

  • Surveys and statistical programs – Documentation: 45-20-00012019002
    Description:

    The User Guide for the Canadian Index of Multiple Deprivation (CIMD) outlines uses for the index, as well as it provides a brief description of the methodology behind the development of the index. This User Guide also provides instructions on how to use the index, and lists considerations when using the CIMD data.

    Release date: 2019-06-12

  • Surveys and statistical programs – Documentation: 75F0002M2000011
    Description:

    This report summarizes the comments received in response to a discussion paper on low income cut-offs released in January 2000.

    Release date: 2000-09-26

  • Surveys and statistical programs – Documentation: 75F0002M1999009
    Description:

    This paper describes the issues around updating the low income cut-offs as well as Statistics Canada's findings and proposes a course of action.

    Release date: 2000-01-12

  • Surveys and statistical programs – Documentation: 13F0027X
    Description:

    Recently there has been extensive and recurring media coverage of Statistics Canada's low income cut-offs and their relationship to the measurement of poverty. At the heart of the debate is the use of the low income cut-offs as poverty lines even though Statistics Canada has clearly stated, since their publication began over 25 years ago, that they are not. The high profile recently given this issue has presented Statistics Canada with a welcome opportunity to restate its position on these issues, views which seem to have become lost in the debate.

    Release date: 1999-04-01

  • Surveys and statistical programs – Documentation: 75F0002M1997009
    Description:

    This working presents the nature and uses of the geographic structure used by the Survey of Labour and Income Dynamics (SLID) and explains how statistics on low income are dependent on geographical concepts. It also describes the methodology for deriving geographic data for the Wave 1 (1993 reference year) SLID files, and improvements made for the Wave 2 (1994 reference year) release.

    Release date: 1997-12-31

  • Surveys and statistical programs – Documentation: 3501
    Description: The purpose of this survey was to provide data for estimating income distributions by size for individuals and families.

  • Surveys and statistical programs – Documentation: 3502
    Description: This survey was conducted to provide data on cross-sectional income for the Canadian population and data on low income families in Canada.

  • Surveys and statistical programs – Documentation: 5161
    Description: The purpose of the survey is to develop indicators to gauge the ability of families to satisfy basic material needs such as food, clothing, housing as well as social needs of participation and leisure.
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