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Number of persons in low-income families,¹ by type of family,² Bas-Saint-Laurent and all of Québec, 2011-2015

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Bas-Saint-Laurent
All low-income families 8,550 8,120 7,810 7,990 7,430
   Families comprising a couple 5,140 4,840 4,540 4,610 4,010
       Without children 2,320 2,170 2,060 2,220 2,030
       With 1 child 890 810 800 800 680
       With 2 children 770 780 720 630 550
       With 3 or more children 1,160 1,080 950 960 750
   Lone-parent families 3,410 3,280 3,270 3,380 3,420
       With 1 child 1,660 1,570 1,520 1,600 1,570
       With 2 children 940 960 1,000 1,020 940
       With 3 or more children 810 750 760 760 910
  
All of Québec
All low-income families 552,150 527,010 522,460 528,740 500,460
   Families comprising a couple 345,300 332,800 331,540 330,220 308,970
       Without children 110,920 106,580 108,030 108,740 107,740
       With 1 child 71,960 68,350 66,580 65,370 60,860
       With 2 children 78,850 76,400 74,710 74,220 67,800
       With 3 or more children 83,580 81,470 82,210 81,900 72,580
   Lone-parent families 206,850 194,210 190,920 198,520 191,490
       With 1 child 91,980 86,210 85,030 86,980 84,690
       With 2 children 65,320 60,950 59,260 62,110 59,290
       With 3 or more children 49,550 47,040 46,630 49,430 47,510
  

1. According to the Low Income Measure (LIM) based on 50% of the after-tax median family income in Québec.
2. Based on the census family concept.
  
Source: Statistics Canada, T1 Family File, adapted by the Institut de la statistique du Québec.
 
July 11, 2018
 

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