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
5.0
4.3
% 3 - 5 years
5.4
5.2
% 6 - 11 years
12.3
11.2
% 12 - 17 years
10.1
9.0
% 18 - 30 years
17.9
16.9
% 31 - 44 years
19.0
17.7
% 45 - 64 years
23.2
28.4
% 65 + years
7.0
7.2
% children
ALL
Rural

32.8

29.7

% seniors
ALL
Rural

7.0

7.2

Food Banks Reporting
ALL
Rural

413

116

Primary source of income
Primary source of income
ALL
RURAL
% Job Income
8.9
9.7
% Employment Insurance
1.6
2.6
% Social Assistance
29.4
22.6
% Disability-Related Income Support
32.4
39.5
% Pension
8.7
12.2
% Student Loan
0.6
0.1
% Canada Child Benefit
0.5
0.7
% No Income
7.3
6.0
% Other Income
10.5
6.6
Food Banks Reporting
ALL
Rural

364

114

Household type
Household type
ALL
RURAL
% Two-Parent Families
17.3
16.0
% Single Parent Families
17.7
15.8
% Couples With No Children
8.2
12.2
% Single People
48.2
48.0
% Other
8.6
7.9
Food Banks Reporting
ALL
Rural

425

119

Housing type
Housing type
ALL
RURAL
% Market Rental
69.9
67.7
% Social Housing
18.4
14.0
% Homeowners
5.3
13.2
% Band-Owned Housing
0.4
1.0
% Homeless
5.8
3.4
% Other
0.3
0.6
Food Banks Reporting
ALL
Rural

372

108