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
3.8
5.2
% 3 - 5 years
4.9
6.4
% 6 - 11 years
10.9
12.2
% 12 - 17 years
8.6
8.2
% 18 - 30 years
19.2
22.5
% 31 - 44 years
19.3
18.4
% 45 - 64 years
27.5
21.9
% 65 + years
5.7
5.4
% children
ALL
Rural

28.2

32.0

% seniors
ALL
Rural

5.7

5.4

Food Banks Reporting
ALL
Rural

5

3

Primary source of income
Primary source of income
ALL
RURAL
% Job Income
12.1
23.9
% Employment Insurance
3.5
2.6
% Social Assistance
38.3
16.8
% Disability-Related Income Support
4.4
7.7
% Pension
5.7
10.3
% Student Loan
2.2
7.1
% Canada Child Benefit
0.2
1.3
% No Income
30.7
30.3
% Other Income
2.8
0.0
Food Banks Reporting
ALL
Rural

5

3

Household type
Household type
ALL
RURAL
% Two-Parent Families
15.1
27.9
% Single Parent Families
14.7
10.0
% Couples With No Children
5.6
8.2
% Single People
52.3
27.5
% Other
12.2
26.4
Food Banks Reporting
ALL
Rural

5

3

Housing type
Housing type
ALL
RURAL
% Market Rental
40.8
12.4
% Social Housing
30.3
70.7
% Homeowners
5.4
2.9
% Band-Owned Housing
8.5
2.1
% Homeless
14.6
12.0
% Other
0.4
0.0
Food Banks Reporting
ALL
Rural

6

4