Statistical Table

Low-income rate among families,¹ by family type,² Montréal and all of Québec, 2011-2015

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2011 2012 2013 2014 2015

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Montréal
Low-income families 15.8 15.1 14.7 14.7 14.0
   Families comprising a couple 12.5 12.1 11.8 11.7 11.0
       Without children 10.6 10.3 10.3 10.2 10.0
       With 1 child 14.1 13.2 12.9 12.5 11.6
       With 2 children 12.5 12.1 11.5 11.4 10.5
       With 3 or more children 19.7 18.9 18.5 18.4 16.5
   Lone-parent families 32.0 30.1 29.6 30.4 29.3
       With 1 child 29.0 27.5 27.1 27.4 26.8
       With 2 children 34.2 32.0 31.1 32.8 31.2
       With 3 or more children 48.5 44.8 44.6 46.8 42.3
  
All of Québec
Low-income families 8.8 8.3 8.2 8.2 7.9
   Families comprising a couple 6.0 5.8 5.7 5.7 5.4
       Without children 5.8 5.5 5.5 5.4 5.3
       With 1 child 6.2 5.9 5.8 5.7 5.4
       With 2 children 5.2 5.0 4.9 4.9 4.5
       With 3 or more children 9.4 9.0 9.0 8.8 7.8
   Lone-parent families 25.2 23.6 23.4 24.4 23.3
       With 1 child 22.8 21.5 21.3 21.9 21.3
       With 2 children 25.9 24.2 23.9 25.2 23.6
       With 3 or more children 40.2 37.4 36.8 38.8 35.2
  

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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