Food Bank User Statistics
Based on Food Banks Canada HungerCount 2021 statistics
Age categories served as % of total, by age group
Age categories served as % of total, by age group
ALL
RURAL
% 0 - 2 years
4.8
4.0
% 3 - 5 years
5.8
5.8
% 6 - 11 years
12.3
11.7
% 12 - 17 years
10.4
10.5
% 18 - 30 years
14.7
13.8
% 31 - 44 years
20.0
19.2
% 45 - 64 years
23.2
25.9
% 65 + years
8.7
9.2
Canada Age Category Pie Chart
% children
ALL
Rural

33.3

32.0

% seniors
ALL
Rural

8.7

9.2

Food Banks Reporting
ALL
Rural

1502

457

Primary source of income
Primary source of income
ALL
RURAL
% Job Income
12.5
11.7
% Employment Insurance (CRB, CRSB, CRCB)
6.7
7.5
% Social Assistance
34.3
35.3
% Disability-Related Income Support
16.2
17.5
% Pension
11.1
14.0
% Student Loan
1.7
0.8
% Canada Child Benefit
2.3
2.0
% No Income
7.0
4.8
% Other Income
8.1
6.5
Canada Income Pie Chart
Food Banks Reporting
ALL
Rural

1443

459

Household type
Household type
ALL
RURAL
% Two-Parent Families
19.4
16.8
% Single Parent Families
17.8
18.4
% Couples With No Children
9.4
11.9
% Single People
46.1
45.5
% Other
7.4
7.5
Canada Household Type Pie Chart
Food Banks Reporting
ALL
Rural

1553

500

Housing type
Housing type
ALL
RURAL
% Market Rental
67.9
55.6
% Social Housing
15.7
11.0
% Homeowners
8.3
18.4
% Band-Owned Housing
1.7
7.9
% Unhoused/Temporary Shelters
5.0
5.9
% Other
1.4
1.3
Canada Housing Type Pie Chart
Food Banks Reporting
ALL
Rural

1401

454