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Table 23
Number of persons under 18 years of age in after-tax low income families by family type and family employment status, Canada,1 2005
Family type and family employment status Persons under 18 years of age
Total Below the after-tax low income cut-off Below the after-tax low income cut-off
number percentage
Notes:
  1. After-tax low income cut-offs are calculated for the 10 provinces only and exclude reserves, barracks, etc.
  2. Persons not in economic families under 18 years of age are excluded.
Source: Statistics Canada, Census of Population, 2006.
Economic families2 6,693,540 865,795 12.9
Couple families with children 5,422,825 464,725 8.6
With at least two full-time full-year workers 1,776,425 43,815 2.5
With one full-time full-year worker 2,392,825 134,110 5.6
With at least one other worker 1,747,560 68,145 3.9
Without other workers 645,265 65,965 10.2
With no full-time full-year workers 1,253,570 286,795 22.9
With other workers only 1,114,755 203,360 18.2
Without workers 138,815 83,435 60.1
Lone-parent families 1,185,735 385,310 32.5
Female lone-parent families 990,520 355,645 35.9
With at least one full-time full-year worker 408,540 40,405 9.9
With no full-time full-year workers 581,980 315,240 54.2
With at least one other worker 369,785 142,775 38.6
Without workers 212,195 172,465 81.3
Male lone-parent families 195,215 29,660 15.2
With at least one full-time full-year worker 119,635 7,030 5.9
With no full-time full-year workers 75,580 22,630 29.9
With at least one other worker 57,050 11,495 20.1
Without workers 18,530 11,135 60.1