Child Maltreatment Surveillance Indicator Framework

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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
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Suggested Citation

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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