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
4.6
% 3 - 5 years
4.9
% 6 - 11 years
10.6
% 12 - 17 years
9.8
% 18 - 30 years
13.7
% 31 - 44 years
19.7
% 45 - 64 years
24.8
% 65 + years
11.9
British Columbia Age Category Pie Chart
% children
ALL

29.9

% seniors
ALL

11.9

Food Banks Reporting
ALL

105

Primary source of income
Primary source of income
ALL
% Job Income
14.1
% Employment Insurance (CRB, CRSB, CRCB)
5.8
% Social Assistance
18.4
% Disability-Related Income Support
26.8
% Pension
13.0
% Student Loan
0.1
% Canada Child Benefit
2.1
% No Income
10.6
% Other Income
9.1
British Columbia Income Category Pie Chart
Food Banks Reporting
ALL

103

Household type
Household type
ALL
% Two-Parent Families
13.4
% Single Parent Families
13.0
% Couples With No Children
11.4
% Single People
57.9
% Other
4.4
British Columbia Household Type Pie Chart
Food Banks Reporting
ALL

116

Housing type
Housing type
ALL
% Market Rental
69.8
% Social Housing
9.3
% Homeowners
8.3
% Band-Owned Housing
3.0
% Unhoused/Temporary Shelters
7.4
% Other
2.2
British Columbia Housing Type Pie Chart
Food Banks Reporting
ALL

106

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