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
6.7
% 3 - 5 years
6.8
% 6 - 11 years
13.5
% 12 - 17 years
11.8
% 18 - 30 years
15.0
% 31 - 44 years
21.9
% 45 - 64 years
19.3
% 65 + years
5.0
Alberta Age Category Pie Chart
% children
ALL

38.8

% seniors
ALL

5.0

Food Banks Reporting
ALL

83

Primary source of income
Primary source of income
ALL
% Job Income
14.3
% Employment Insurance (CRB, CRSB, CRCB)
14.3
% Social Assistance
27.4
% Disability-Related Income Support
15.2
% Pension
8.4
% Student Loan
0.9
% Canada Child Benefit
5.7
% No Income
7.2
% Other Income
6.6
Alberta Income Category Pie Chart
Food Banks Reporting
ALL

99

Household type
Household type
ALL
% Two-Parent Families
21.5
% Single Parent Families
23.5
% Couples With No Children
6.5
% Single People
42.7
% Other
5.9
Alberta Household type Pie Chart
Food Banks Reporting
ALL

104

Housing type
Housing type
ALL
% Market Rental
68.1
% Social Housing
8.3
% Homeowners
9.4
% Band-Owned Housing
7.3
% Unhoused/Temporary Shelters
5.8
% Other
1.2
Alberta Housing type Pie Chart
Food Banks Reporting
ALL

100