Statistical Table

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

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2011 2012 2013 2014 2015

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Nord-du-Québec
Low-income families 15.2 14.5 15.2 15.1 14.0
   Families comprising a couple 6.4 6.0 6.7 6.0 5.3
       Without children 4.6 4.2 4.9 3.7 4.4
       With 1 child 6.9 6.1 7.2 6.3 5.2
       With 2 children 5.7 5.6 7.1 6.5 5.8
       With 3 or more children 9.0 8.5 8.6 8.8 6.3
   Lone-parent families 37.7 35.6 36.2 36.7 34.2
       With 1 child 38.8 36.7 37.2 37.7 36.3
       With 2 children 37.5 33.7 33.3 34.1 32.6
       With 3 or more children 35.3 34.7 37.5 38.4 31.6
  
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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