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

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Montréal
Low-income families 78,110 74,720 71,520 70,300 70,570
   Families comprising a couple 51,660 49,320 47,740 47,210 47,070
       Without children 21,560 20,420 19,880 19,940 19,970
       With 1 child 12,780 12,070 11,330 11,090 10,800
       With 2 children 10,440 9,920 9,740 9,420 9,450
       With 3 or more children 6,890 6,910 6,790 6,770 6,850
   Lone-parent families 26,450 25,400 23,780 23,090 23,500
       With 1 child 15,600 15,290 14,390 14,070 14,120
       With 2 children 7,160 6,770 6,300 5,980 6,200
       With 3 or more children 3,690 3,340 3,090 3,040 3,180
  
All of Québec
Low-income families 202,390 193,090 183,850 182,390 184,650
   Families comprising a couple 120,010 114,170 109,810 109,630 109,370
       Without children 58,410 55,460 53,290 54,020 54,370
       With 1 child 25,520 23,990 22,780 22,190 21,790
       With 2 children 20,970 19,710 19,100 18,680 18,550
       With 3 or more children 15,100 15,010 14,640 14,740 14,660
   Lone-parent families 82,380 78,920 74,040 72,760 75,280
       With 1 child 46,970 45,990 43,110 42,520 43,490
       With 2 children 23,220 21,770 20,320 19,750 20,700
       With 3 or more children 12,190 11,160 10,610 10,490 11,080
  

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 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.
Compilation: Institut de la statistique du Québec, Direction des statistiques sectorielles et du développement durable.
 
February 17, 2017
 

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