Where in Canada are people more vulnerable to poverty and food insecurity?

Select data and geography levels from the drop down menus & click on an area to find out more about the key indicators

The map is divided by Federal Electoral Districts (FED), also referred to as ridings, and census Aggregate Dissemination Areas (ADA).
Both cover the entire country and respect provincial and territorial boundaries. ADAs have a population between 5,000 and 15,000 where possible. FEDs are areas represented by members of the House of Commons and are based on the 2013 Representation Order.

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2016 census population

Population:

Median total income of households in 2015 ($)

Median household income:

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Prevalence of units whose income falls below a specified low-income line, after tax (LIM-AT). The specified low income line refers to households whose income falls below fifty per cent (50%) of the median-adjusted after-tax income of private households where low income concepts are applicable

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Low income rates for children 17 and under are based on the most current available data from the 2017 T1 Family File (T1FF) calculated according to the Low-Income Measure After Tax (LIM-AT). The T1FF calculates low income based on the tax filings of Canadians, 96% of whom file.

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Prevalence of tenant households spending 30% or more of their income on shelter costs. Housing is considered affordable when a household spends less than 30 per cent of its pre tax income on shelter

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Number of unemployed persons expressed as a percentage of the labour force.

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'Indigenous identity' includes persons who are First Nations, M├ętis or Inuk and/or those who are Registered or Treaty Indians and/or those who have membership in a First Nation or Indian band

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Visible minority refers to whether a person belongs to a visible minority group as defined by the Employment Equity Act. The visible minority population consists mainly of the following groups: South Asian, Chinese, Black, Filipino, Latin American, Arab, Southeast Asian, West Asian, Korean and Japanese. It does not include Indigenous identity.

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(2011 - 2016) 'Immigrants' includes persons who are landed immigrants or permanent residents

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