Table 26
Prevalence of low income, by visible minority status, immigrant status, age and sex, Canada, 2011

Table summary
This table displays the results of Prevalence of low income. The information is grouped by Low income (appearing as row headers), Total, Canadian-born, Immigrant, Female and Male, calculated using percentage units of measure (appearing as column headers).
Low income Total Canadian-born Immigrant
Female Male Female Male Female Male
percentage
Total age groups  
Visible minority 21.9 21.1 19.3 18.5 22.0 21.0
Not a visible minority 14.3 12.2 14.2 12.2 14.3 12.3
Under 15 years  
Visible minority 25.4 25.2 22.3 21.8 34.3 36.2
Not a visible minority 15.2 15.2 14.9 14.9 26.1 25.7
15 to 24 years  
Visible minority 26.3 26.2 18.6 17.9 29.2 28.6
Not a visible minority 15.8 13.7 15.4 13.3 20.8 18.7
25 to 54 years  
Visible minority 20.7 19.3 12.6 11.1 21.3 19.8
Not a visible minority 12.7 11.2 12.5 10.9 14.3 13.7
55 to 64 years  
Visible minority 17.1 16.8 17.3 16.9 17.0 16.7
Not a visible minority 14.4 13.2 14.5 13.2 13.4 13.1
65 years and over  
Visible minority 17.3 14.3 15.1 9.8 17.4 14.4
Not a visible minority 16.2 9.5 17.1 10.0 12.9 7.4
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