Statistical Table

Distribution of recipients under last-resort financial assistance programs by program, Montérégie and all of Québec, 2013-2017¹

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Unit Social assistance2 Social solidarity3


2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017

Montérégie
Number of recipients n 43,143 42,740 43,366 42,364 39,732 21,019 21,165 21,437 21,630 21,832
  Adults n 29,737 29,882 30,540 29,785 27,838 19,659 19,791 20,046 20,197 20,338
  Children n 13,406 12,858 12,826 12,579 11,894 1,360 1,374 1,391 1,433 1,494
Number of households n 27,086 27,448 28,205 27,568 25,795 18,392 18,534 18,829 18,989 19,190
Average benefit paid for March $ 665.81 667.17 673.15 675.71 682.81 866.80 875.02 888.24 899.83 901.01
  
All of Québec
Number of recipients n 311,878 307,211 304,714 293,456 276,203 145,918 144,862 143,829 143,565 143,228
  Adults n 217,047 215,964 215,877 208,619 196,149 137,120 136,258 135,266 134,919 134,516
  Children n 94,831 91,247 88,837 84,837 80,054 8,798 8,604 8,563 8,646 8,712
Number of households n 194,484 194,943 196,603 191,025 179,921 128,636 128,024 127,355 127,208 127,277
Average benefit paid for March $ 673.46 674.30 677.71 681.04 687.55 856.65 863.08 873.07 880.58 885.48
  

1. Data for the month of March, reference month for the ministère du Travail, de l'Emploi et de la Solidarité sociale.
2. Program designed to grant last-resort financial assistance to persons with no severe limitations on their capacity for employment. It also aims to encourage them to engage in job-entry activities and in social and civic participation.
3. Program designed to grant last-resort financial assistance to individuals with severe limitations on their capacity for employment and to their spouses. This program also aims to promote the social inclusion and participation of those individuals as well as their active contribution to society with the support and coaching they require.
  
Source : Ministère du Travail, de l'Emploi et de la Solidarité sociale.
 
September 28, 2017
   

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