Food Bank User Statistics
Based on Food Banks Canada HungerCount 2019 statistics
Age categories served as % of total, by age group
Age categories served as % of total, by age group
ALL
RURAL
% 0 - 2 years
4.6
4.6
% 3 - 5 years
5.1
5.1
% 6 - 11 years
11.1
11.3
% 12 - 17 years
8.6
8.1
% 18 - 30 years
20.0
21.0
% 31 - 44 years
17.3
16.7
% 45 - 64 years
26.8
26.5
% 65 + years
6.4
6.8
% children
ALL
Rural

29.4

29.1

% seniors
ALL
Rural

6.4

6.8

Food Banks Reporting
ALL
Rural

78

34

Primary source of income
Primary source of income
ALL
RURAL
% Job Income
13.5
15.4
% Employment Insurance
4.5
5.6
% Social Assistance
45.5
39.7
% Disability-Related Income Support
11.7
11.8
% Pension
10.3
11.2
% Student Loan
2.6
1.7
% Canada Child Benefit
0.0
0.0
% No Income
7.1
8.0
% Other Income
4.8
6.6
Food Banks Reporting
ALL
Rural

78

34

Household type
Household type
ALL
RURAL
% Two-Parent Families
19.9
18.8
% Single Parent Families
12.1
13.4
% Couples With No Children
25.0
23.4
% Single People
42.8
44.4
% Other
0.1
0.1
Food Banks Reporting
ALL
Rural

78

34

Housing type
Housing type
ALL
RURAL
% Market Rental
69.2
65.1
% Social Housing
11.9
10.5
% Homeowners
13.4
16.4
% Band-Owned Housing
1.9
3.9
% Homeless
3.4
4.0
% Other
0.1
0.1
Food Banks Reporting
ALL
Rural

76

33