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Children's family and main income recipient's characteristics and low income rate among children
|Children||Rate of low income||Children||Rate of low income|
|Other family type||2.4||15.8||3.0||13.6|
|0 income earners||4.6||84.0*||4.0||78.8*|
|1 income earner||25.1||19.6*||24.5||26.1*|
|2 or more income earners||70.2||4.1||71.5||4.6|
|1 or 2 children||68.8||11.0||68.6||10.2|
|3 or more children||31.2||13.2*||31.4||18.7*|
|Main income recipient|
|Under age 30||13.1*||25.7||8.4*||23.9|
|Less than a high school diploma||27.8*||21.5||12.2*||19.6|
* the estimates are statistically different between 1989 and 2004
Source: Statistics Canada, Survey of Consumer Finances, 1989; Survey of Labour and Income Dynamics, 2004.
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