Statistical Table

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

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Bas-Saint-Laurent
Low-income families 3,190 3,020 2,910 3,010 2,810
   Families comprising a couple 1,860 1,740 1,650 1,700 1,510
       Without children 1,160 1,080 1,030 1,110 1,020
       With 1 child 300 270 270 270 230
       With 2 children 190 200 180 160 140
       With 3 or more children 210 190 170 170 130
   Lone-parent families 1,330 1,280 1,260 1,310 1,300
       With 1 child 830 790 760 800 790
       With 2 children 310 320 330 340 310
       With 3 or more children 180 170 170 170 200
  
All of Québec
Low-income families 193,090 183,850 182,390 184,650 176,930
   Families comprising a couple 114,170 109,810 109,630 109,370 104,170
       Without children 55,460 53,290 54,020 54,370 53,870
       With 1 child 23,990 22,780 22,190 21,790 20,290
       With 2 children 19,710 19,100 18,680 18,550 16,950
       With 3 or more children 15,010 14,640 14,740 14,660 13,070
   Lone-parent families 78,920 74,040 72,760 75,280 72,760
       With 1 child 45,990 43,110 42,520 43,490 42,350
       With 2 children 21,770 20,320 19,750 20,700 19,760
       With 3 or more children 11,160 10,610 10,490 11,080 10,650
  

1. According to the Low Income Measure (LIM) based on 50% of the after-tax median adjusted 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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