Statistical Table

Number of persons in low-income families,¹ by type of family,² Saguenay–Lac-Saint-Jean and all of Québec, 2010-2014

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Saguenay–Lac-Saint-Jean
All low-income families 12,960 11,690 10,800 10,890 11,180
   Families comprising a couple 6,800 6,150 5,680 5,690 5,700
       Without children 2,980 2,750 2,580 2,650 2,670
       With 1 child 1,270 1,130 980 1,020 990
       With 2 children 1,300 1,120 980 890 1,020
       With 3 or more children 1,250 1,160 1,150 1,130 1,020
   Lone-parent families 6,160 5,540 5,120 5,200 5,480
       With 1 child 2,720 2,570 2,260 2,320 2,330
       With 2 children 1,880 1,650 1,580 1,620 1,800
       With 3 or more children 1,560 1,330 1,290 1,260 1,350
  
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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