Dictionary, Census of Population, 2016
Summary of low-income lines in the 2016 Census of Population Program
Release date: May 3, 2017
|Low-income measures (LIM)||Low-income cut-offs (LICO)||Market Basket Measure (MBM)|
|Geography||One level across Canada||Size of area of residence||50 regions|
|Unit for income||Households||Economic families and persons not in economic families||Economic families and persons not in economic families|
|Adjustment factor||Square root of household size||Different lines based on size of economic family up to 7+ members category||Square root of economic family size|
|Income||After-tax income of householdsTable 4.1 Note 1||After-tax income of economic families and persons not in economic familiesTable 4.1 Note 3||Disposable income for MBM for economic families and persons not in economic familiesTable 4.1 Note 5|
|Total income of householdsTable 4.1 Note 2||Total income of economic families and persons not in economic familiesTable 4.1 Note 4|
|Line||Half the median of adjusted income||Income level at which families usually spend 20 percentage points more than the average family on shelter, food and clothingTable 4.1 Note 6||Price of the basket of goods and services for the reference familyTable 4.1 Note 7|
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