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

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Montréal
Low-income families 74,720 71,520 70,300 70,570 67,120
   Families comprising a couple 49,320 47,740 47,210 47,070 44,530
       Without children 20,420 19,880 19,940 19,970 19,520
       With 1 child 12,070 11,330 11,090 10,800 10,010
       With 2 children 9,920 9,740 9,420 9,450 8,800
       With 3 or more children 6,910 6,790 6,770 6,850 6,210
   Lone-parent families 25,400 23,780 23,090 23,500 22,590
       With 1 child 15,290 14,390 14,070 14,120 13,740
       With 2 children 6,770 6,300 5,980 6,200 5,940
       With 3 or more children 3,340 3,090 3,040 3,180 2,900
  
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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