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
3.6
% 3 - 5 years
11.1
% 6 - 11 years
15.9
% 12 - 17 years
17.5
% 18 - 30 years
15.2
% 31 - 44 years
19.0
% 45 - 64 years
11.1
% 65 + years
6.6
NWT Age Category Pie Chart
% children
ALL

48.1

% seniors
ALL

6.6

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Primary source of income
Primary source of income
ALL
% Job Income
17.7
% Employment Insurance (CRB, CRSB, CRCB)
2.3
% Social Assistance
42.3
% Disability-Related Income Support
4.2
% Pension
19.6
% Student Loan
1.2
% Canada Child Benefit
1.5
% No Income
10.4
% Other Income
0.8
NWT Income Pie Chart
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ALL

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Household type
Household type
ALL
% Two-Parent Families
41.2
% Single Parent Families
17.6
% Couples With No Children
19.3
% Single People
18.9
% Other
3.0
NWT Household Type Pie Chart
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ALL

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Housing type
Housing type
ALL
% Market Rental
21.8
% Social Housing
64.6
% Homeowners
0.4
% Band-Owned Housing
1.1
% Unhoused/Temporary Shelters
5.6
% Other
6.7
NWT Housing Type Pie Chart
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ALL

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