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  • 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: 2021-03-23

  • 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: 2021-03-23

  • 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: 2021-03-23

  • Table: 11-10-0136-01
    (formerly: CANSIM 206-0042)
    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 economic family type, annual.

    Release date: 2021-03-23

  • Table: 11-10-0195-01
    (formerly: CANSIM 206-0092)
    Geography: Canada
    Frequency: Occasional
    Description:

    Low income cut-offs (LICOs) before and after tax by community size and family size, in constant dollars, annual.

    Release date: 2021-03-23

  • Table: 11-10-0232-01
    (formerly: CANSIM 206-0091)
    Geography: Canada
    Frequency: Annual
    Description:

    Low income measure (LIM) thresholds by household size for market income, total income and after-tax income, in current and constant dollars, annual.

    Release date: 2021-03-23

  • Table: 11-10-0241-01
    (formerly: CANSIM 206-0094)
    Geography: Canada
    Frequency: Annual
    Description:

    Low income cut-offs (LICOs) before and after tax by community size and family size, in current dollars, annual.

    Release date: 2021-03-23

  • 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

  • Stats in brief: 11-001-X202108211361
    Description: Release published in The Daily – Statistics Canada’s official release bulletin
    Release date: 2021-03-23

  • Articles and reports: 11-637-X202000100001
    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 fact sheet 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: 2020-10-20
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  • 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: 2021-03-23

  • 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: 2021-03-23

  • 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: 2021-03-23

  • Table: 11-10-0136-01
    (formerly: CANSIM 206-0042)
    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 economic family type, annual.

    Release date: 2021-03-23

  • Table: 11-10-0195-01
    (formerly: CANSIM 206-0092)
    Geography: Canada
    Frequency: Occasional
    Description:

    Low income cut-offs (LICOs) before and after tax by community size and family size, in constant dollars, annual.

    Release date: 2021-03-23

  • Table: 11-10-0232-01
    (formerly: CANSIM 206-0091)
    Geography: Canada
    Frequency: Annual
    Description:

    Low income measure (LIM) thresholds by household size for market income, total income and after-tax income, in current and constant dollars, annual.

    Release date: 2021-03-23

  • Table: 11-10-0241-01
    (formerly: CANSIM 206-0094)
    Geography: Canada
    Frequency: Annual
    Description:

    Low income cut-offs (LICOs) before and after tax by community size and family size, in current dollars, annual.

    Release date: 2021-03-23

  • Table: 37-10-0129-01
    (formerly: CANSIM 477-0134)
    Geography: Canada, Province or territory
    Frequency: Occasional
    Description:

    Percentage of the population aged 0 to 24 in low income, by age group and type of living arrangement. This table is included in Section A: A portrait of the school-age population: Low income of the Pan Canadian Education Indicators Program (PCEIP). PCEIP draws from a wide variety of data sources to provide information on the school-age population, elementary, secondary and postsecondary education, transitions, education finance and labour market outcomes. The program presents indicators for all of Canada, the provinces, the territories, as well as selected international comparisons and comparisons over time. PCEIP is an ongoing initiative of the Canadian Education Statistics Council, a partnership between Statistics Canada and the Council of Ministers of Education, Canada that provides a set of statistical measures on education systems in Canada.

    Release date: 2020-09-29

  • Table: 11-10-0041-01
    (formerly: CANSIM 206-0004)
    Frequency: Annual
    Description:

    This table contains 5600 series, with data for years 2012 - 2012 (not all combinations necessarily have data for all years), and is no longer being released. This table contains data described by the following dimensions (Not all combinations are available): Geography (35 items: Canada; Atlantic provinces; Newfoundland and Labrador; Prince Edward Island; ...);   Low income lines (4 items: Low income cut-offs after tax, 1992 base; Low income cut-offs before tax, 1992 base; Market basket measure, 2011 base; Low income measure after tax);   Statistics (5 items: Number of persons in low income; Percentage of persons in low income; Average gap ratio (percent); Median gap ratio (percent); ...);  Persons in low income (8 items: All persons; Persons under 18 years; Persons 18 to 64 years; Persons 65 years and over; ...).

    Release date: 2015-07-08

  • Table: 11-10-0060-01
    (formerly: CANSIM 206-0003)
    Frequency: Annual
    Description:

    This table contains 8840 series, with data for years 2012 - 2012 (not all combinations necessarily have data for all years). This table contains data described by the following dimensions (Not all combinations are available): Geography (13 items: Canada; Atlantic provinces; Newfoundland and Labrador; Prince Edward Island; ...); Low income lines (4 items: Low income cut-offs after tax, 1992 base; Low income cut-offs before tax, 1992 base; Market basket measure, 2011 base; Low income measure after tax); Statistics (5 items: Number of persons in low income; Percentage of persons in low income; Average gap ratio (percent); Median gap ratio (percent); ...); Persons in low income (34 items: All persons; Persons under 18 years; Persons 18 to 64 years; Persons 65 years and over; ...).

    Release date: 2015-07-08
Analysis (10)

Analysis (10) ((10 results))

  • 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

  • Stats in brief: 11-001-X202108211361
    Description: Release published in The Daily – Statistics Canada’s official release bulletin
    Release date: 2021-03-23

  • Articles and reports: 11-637-X202000100001
    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 fact sheet 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: 2020-10-20

  • Stats in brief: 11-627-M2020065
    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 Canada's Official Poverty Rate and a snapshopt as of September 2020 for the following indicators: deep income poverty; unmet housing needs and chronic homelessness; unmet health needs; food insecurity; relative low income; bottom 40% income share; youth engagement; literacy and numeracy; median hourly wage; average poverty gap; asset resilience; and low income entry and exit rates.

    Release date: 2020-09-08

  • Stats in brief: 11-627-M2020066
    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: 2020-09-08

  • Stats in brief: 11-627-M2020018
    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 detailed data comparisons and trend information as of February 2020 for the following indicators: deep income poverty; unmet housing needs and chronic homelessness; unmet health needs; food insecurity; relative low income; bottom 40% income share; youth engagement; literacy and numeracy; median hourly wage; average poverty gap; asset resilience; and poverty entry and exit rates.

    Release date: 2020-02-24

  • Stats in brief: 11-627-M2020019
    Description:

    This snapshot provides some key facts on Canada's Official Poverty Dashboard as of February 2020. Indicators in the dashboard include deep economic poverty; unmet housing needs and chronic homelessness; unmet health needs; food insecurity; relative low income; bottom 40% income share; youth engagement; literacy and numeracy; median hourly wage; average poverty gap; asset resilience; and poverty entry and exit rates.

    Release date: 2020-02-24

  • Articles and reports: 75F0002M2020002
    Description:

    This report describes the proposed changes to be made to the Market Basket Measure (MBM) as part of the 2018-base, as well as identifying research to be conducted in preparation for the 2023 review. The paper will describe the 2018-base thresholds and compare these to the 2008-base thresholds. Release of this report will be followed by a review period during which Statistics Canada and Employment and Social Development Canada (ESDC) will work with experts, stakeholders, and federal, provincial and territorial officials to validate the results.

    Release date: 2020-02-24

  • Articles and reports: 75F0002M2019005
    Description:

    This note describes methodological changes made to the Market Basket Measure (MBM) in Calendar year 2019. These revisions mainly affect MBM estimates for 2008 and 2009, but they also affect the overall interpretation of the trends in the MBM over the 2000s.

    Release date: 2019-02-26

  • Articles and reports: 75-006-X201700154854
    Description:

    This study uses data from the 2014 Longitudinal and International Study of Adults (LISA) in order to examine the relationship between low income and characteristics of people aged 25 to 64 with a disability, including disability type, severity class, age of onset of disability, family composition, and other risk factors associated with low income. It also examines the composition of the low-income population in relation to disability, and provides information on the relationship between employment and low income for this population.

    Release date: 2017-08-11
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  • 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
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