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Number of persons in low-income families,¹ by type of family,² Bas-Saint-Laurent and all of Québec, 2010-2014

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Bas-Saint-Laurent
All low-income families 9,340 8,550 8,120 7,810 7,990
   Families comprising a couple 5,620 5,140 4,840 4,540 4,610
       Without children 2,510 2,320 2,170 2,060 2,220
       With 1 child 1,020 890 810 800 800
       With 2 children 1,000 770 780 720 630
       With 3 or more children 1,090 1,160 1,080 950 960
   Lone-parent families 3,720 3,410 3,280 3,270 3,380
       With 1 child 1,760 1,660 1,570 1,520 1,600
       With 2 children 1,070 940 960 1,000 1,020
       With 3 or more children 890 810 750 760 760
  
All of Québec
All low-income families 579,180 552,150 527,010 522,460 528,740
   Families comprising a couple 361,450 345,300 332,800 331,540 330,220
       Without children 116,830 110,920 106,580 108,030 108,740
       With 1 child 76,560 71,960 68,350 66,580 65,370
       With 2 children 83,880 78,850 76,400 74,710 74,220
       With 3 or more children 84,180 83,580 81,470 82,210 81,900
   Lone-parent families 217,730 206,850 194,210 190,920 198,520
       With 1 child 93,930 91,980 86,210 85,030 86,980
       With 2 children 69,650 65,320 60,950 59,260 62,110
       With 3 or more children 54,150 49,550 47,040 46,630 49,430
  

Note: To protect confidentiality and privacy, all numbers are rounded. Any data based on less than 15 taxfilers is considered confidential.
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.
Compilation: Institut de la statistique du Québec, Direction des statistiques sectorielles et du développement durable.
 
February 17, 2017
 

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