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
% 0 - 2 years
4.7
% 3 - 5 years
6.6
% 6 - 11 years
13.1
% 12 - 17 years
9.5
% 18 - 30 years
13.8
% 31 - 44 years
20.8
% 45 - 64 years
22.4
% 65 + years
9.2
% children
ALL

33.8

% seniors
ALL

9.2

Food Banks Reporting
ALL

686

Primary source of income
Primary source of income
ALL
% Job Income
15.3
% Employment Insurance (CRB, CRSB, CRCB)
8.1
% Social Assistance
46.0
% Disability-Related Income Support
3.6
% Pension
13.4
% Student Loan
3.1
% Canada Child Benefit
3.8
% No Income
3.6
% Other Income
3.1
Food Banks Reporting
ALL

590

Household type
Household type
ALL
% Two-Parent Families
23.3
% Single Parent Families
17.0
% Couples With No Children
10.7
% Single People
43.5
% Other
5.6
Food Banks Reporting
ALL

656

Housing type
Housing type
ALL
% Market Rental
66.9
% Social Housing
17.7
% Homeowners
9.1
% Band-Owned Housing
1.4
% Unhoused/Temporary Shelters
5.0
% Other
0.0
Food Banks Reporting
ALL

563