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
5.0
4.5
% 3 - 5 years
6.8
6.5
% 6 - 11 years
13.8
12.4
% 12 - 17 years
9.3
9.7
% 18 - 30 years
14.1
13.5
% 31 - 44 years
22.0
21.2
% 45 - 64 years
22.3
25.1
% 65 + years
6.6
7.2
% children
ALL
Rural

34.9

33.1

% seniors
ALL
Rural

6.6

7.2

Food Banks Reporting
ALL
Rural

684

157

Primary source of income
Primary source of income
ALL
RURAL
% Job Income
12.6
14.0
% Employment Insurance
4.1
7.6
% Social Assistance
53.3
50.6
% Disability-Related Income Support
3.9
4.8
% Pension
9.3
10.2
% Student Loan
3.7
2.0
% Canada Child Benefit
5.3
4.6
% No Income
4.8
3.6
% Other Income
3.1
2.7
Food Banks Reporting
ALL
Rural

643

149

Household type
Household type
ALL
RURAL
% Two-Parent Families
20.4
19.5
% Single Parent Families
18.2
17.4
% Couples With No Children
10.4
13.6
% Single People
49.0
47.7
% Other
2.0
1.8
Food Banks Reporting
ALL
Rural

663

156

Housing type
Housing type
ALL
RURAL
% Market Rental
67.9
61.5
% Social Housing
10.6
10.5
% Homeowners
7.2
18.9
% Band-Owned Housing
1.6
4.7
% Homeless
4.3
3.9
% Other
0.6
0.5
Food Banks Reporting
ALL
Rural

514

136