Statistical Table

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

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Montréal
All low-income families 230,280 220,470 211,410 207,580 208,840
   Families comprising a couple 161,210 154,710 150,090 148,020 147,820
       Without children 43,120 40,830 39,760 39,880 39,940
       With 1 child 38,330 36,200 33,990 33,260 32,400
       With 2 children 41,770 39,680 38,970 37,660 37,780
       With 3 or more children 37,990 38,000 37,370 37,220 37,700
   Lone-parent families 69,070 65,760 61,320 59,560 61,020
       With 1 child 31,200 30,580 28,790 28,140 28,250
       With 2 children 21,480 20,320 18,890 17,950 18,600
       With 3 or more children 16,390 14,860 13,650 13,470 14,180
  
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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