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
4.0
% 3 - 5 years
5.7
% 6 - 11 years
11.8
% 12 - 17 years
9.4
% 18 - 30 years
12.3
% 31 - 44 years
21.2
% 45 - 64 years
29.5
% 65 + years
6.0
Newfoundland & Labrador Age Category Pie Chart
% children
ALL

30.9

% seniors
ALL

5.1

Food Banks Reporting
ALL

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Primary source of income
Primary source of income
ALL
% Job Income
5.9
% Employment Insurance (CRB, CRSB, CRCB)
5.5
% Social Assistance
62.9
% Disability-Related Income Support
3.5
% Pension
8.8
% Student Loan
0.2
% Canada Child Benefit
5.8
% No Income
1.1
% Other Income
6.4
Newfoundland & Labrador Income Pie Chart
Food Banks Reporting
ALL

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Household type
Household type
ALL
% Two-Parent Families
8.1
% Single Parent Families
32.2
% Couples With No Children
8.4
% Single People
46.3
% Other
5.1
Newfoundland & Household Type Category Pie Chart
Food Banks Reporting
ALL

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Housing type
Housing type
ALL
% Market Rental
58.7
% Social Housing
23.5
% Homeowners
15.9
% Band-Owned Housing
0.1
% Unhoused/Temporary Shelters
1.3
% Other
0.6
Newfoundland & Labrador Housing Type Pie Chart
Food Banks Reporting
ALL

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