Statistical Table

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

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Montérégie
Low-income families 31,270 30,260 29,040 29,110 29,570
   Families comprising a couple 17,920 17,510 16,800 17,210 17,230
       Without children 9,800 9,660 9,280 9,740 9,970
       With 1 child 3,350 3,180 3,060 3,000 2,910
       With 2 children 2,760 2,660 2,550 2,510 2,480
       With 3 or more children 2,020 2,010 1,910 1,970 1,870
   Lone-parent families 13,350 12,750 12,240 11,900 12,340
       With 1 child 7,420 7,210 6,950 6,800 7,000
       With 2 children 3,860 3,650 3,490 3,390 3,490
       With 3 or more children 2,070 1,890 1,810 1,710 1,850
  
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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