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
4.5
% 3 - 5 years
5.1
% 6 - 11 years
11.7
% 12 - 17 years
10.6
% 18 - 30 years
15.5
% 31 - 44 years
18.9
% 45 - 64 years
24.2
% 65 + years
9.4
Ontario Age Category Pie Chart
% children
ALL

32.0

% seniors
ALL

9.4

Food Banks Reporting
ALL

431

Primary source of income
Primary source of income
ALL
% Job Income
9.6
% Employment Insurance (CRB, CRSB, CRCB)
3.0
% Social Assistance
24.2
% Disability-Related Income Support
30.4
% Pension
10.2
% Student Loan
0.5
% Canada Child Benefit
0.7
% No Income
9.0
% Other Income
12.3
Ontario Income Pie Chart
Food Banks Reporting
ALL

433

Household type
Household type
ALL
% Two-Parent Families
17.9
% Single Parent Families
17.3
% Couples With No Children
7.7
% Single People
46.2
% Other
10.9
Ontario Household Type Pie Chart
Food Banks Reporting
ALL

443

Housing type
Housing type
ALL
% Market Rental
69.2
% Social Housing
17.3
% Homeowners
6.1
% Band-Owned Housing
0.4
% Unhoused/Temporary Shelters
4.7
% Other
2.3
Ontario Housing Type Pie Chart
Food Banks Reporting
ALL

427