Child Maltreatment Surveillance Indicator Framework
Percentage (%) of population under the age of 18 years in economic families living below low-income cut-offs, after tax
|Definition||Percentage of the population under the age of 18 in economic families (a group of two or more persons who live in the same dwelling and are related to each other by blood, marriage, common-law, adoption or a foster relationship) who live below low-income cut-offs (LICOs): that is, they spend a disproportionately higher proportion of their after-tax household income on basic food, shelter and clothing than the average Canadian family|
|Data Source||CINS (2016)|
|Data Available||Sex, Age group, Province, Population centre/rural area|
|Estimate Calculation||Numerator (weighted estimate): Number of children under 18 years old, living in economic families where the after-tax income of that household falls below the Low Income Cut-Off's (LICOs) threshold; Denominator: Total population, children aged 0-17 years|
Centre for Surveillance and Applied Research, Public Health Agency of Canada. Child Maltreatment Surveillance Indicator Framework (CMSIF) Data Tool, 2020 Edition. Public Health Infobase. Ottawa (ON): Public Health Agency of Canada, 2020.
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