Low-income rates (top panel) and gap ratios (bottom panel) for children
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Note: Low income rates and gap ratios are calculated using three low income thresholds: the Low-Income Cut-Off (LICO), the Low Income Measure (LIM) and the Market Basket Measure (MBM).
Source: Survey of Consumer Finances (1976 to 1995) and Survey of Labour and Income Dynamics (1996 to 2009), Statistics Canada.