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
5.2
4.6
% 3 - 5 years
6.1
6.7
% 6 - 11 years
12.9
12.3
% 12 - 17 years
9.9
10.4
% 18 - 30 years
16.3
15.1
% 31 - 44 years
20.0
18.6
% 45 - 64 years
22.8
25.0
% 65 + years
6.8
7.0
% children
ALL
Rural

34.1

34.0

% seniors
ALL
Rural

6.8

7.0

Food Banks Reporting
ALL
Rural

1,513

517

Primary source of income
Primary source of income
ALL
RURAL
% Job Income
12.1
13.0
% Employment Insurance
3.3
5.0
% Social Assistance
40.1
39.7
% Disability-Related Income Support
17.3
17.0
% Pension
9.0
11.4
% Student Loan
1.9
1.0
% Canada Child Benefit
2.5
3.2
% No Income
7.0
5.1
% Other Income
6.7
4.6
Food Banks Reporting
ALL
Rural

1,368

463

Household type
Household type
ALL
RURAL
% Two-Parent Families
18.8
18.1
% Single Parent Families
18.3
17.6
% Couples With No Children
9.8
13.9
% Single People
48.1
46.5
% Other
5.0
4.0
Food Banks Reporting
ALL
Rural

1,477

496

Housing type
Housing type
ALL
RURAL
% Market Rental
70.4
58.8
% Social Housing
14.4
11.6
% Homeowners
7.4
16.4
% Band-Owned Housing
2.0
7.0
% Homeless
5.3
5.3
% Other
0.6
0.9
Food Banks Reporting
ALL
Rural

1,230

442