Statistical Table

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

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Montérégie
All low-income families 87,480 84,380 80,840 80,680 81,630
   Families comprising a couple 51,910 50,720 48,570 49,410 49,010
       Without children 19,600 19,330 18,570 19,480 19,940
       With 1 child 10,040 9,530 9,180 8,990 8,740
       With 2 children 11,020 10,650 10,200 10,030 9,900
       With 3 or more children 11,250 11,220 10,620 10,910 10,430
   Lone-parent families 35,570 33,660 32,270 31,270 32,620
       With 1 child 14,840 14,420 13,900 13,610 14,000
       With 2 children 11,570 10,960 10,460 10,160 10,470
       With 3 or more children 9,160 8,280 7,910 7,490 8,150
  
All of Québec
All low-income families 579,180 552,150 527,010 522,460 528,740
   Families comprising a couple 361,450 345,300 332,800 331,540 330,220
       Without children 116,830 110,920 106,580 108,030 108,740
       With 1 child 76,560 71,960 68,350 66,580 65,370
       With 2 children 83,880 78,850 76,400 74,710 74,220
       With 3 or more children 84,180 83,580 81,470 82,210 81,900
   Lone-parent families 217,730 206,850 194,210 190,920 198,520
       With 1 child 93,930 91,980 86,210 85,030 86,980
       With 2 children 69,650 65,320 60,950 59,260 62,110
       With 3 or more children 54,150 49,550 47,040 46,630 49,430
  

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 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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