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

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Montréal
All low-income families 220,470 211,410 207,580 208,840 196,270
   Families comprising a couple 154,710 150,090 148,020 147,820 138,170
       Without children 40,830 39,760 39,880 39,940 39,030
       With 1 child 36,200 33,990 33,260 32,400 30,020
       With 2 children 39,680 38,970 37,660 37,780 35,190
       With 3 or more children 38,000 37,370 37,220 37,700 33,930
   Lone-parent families 65,760 61,320 59,560 61,020 58,100
       With 1 child 30,580 28,790 28,140 28,250 27,490
       With 2 children 20,320 18,890 17,950 18,600 17,820
       With 3 or more children 14,860 13,650 13,470 14,180 12,790
  
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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