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Estimated Welfare Incomes for 2011

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Estimation des revenus de
bien-être social en 2011

Updated December 11, 2013
Page révisée le 11 décembre 2013


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NOTES:
1. On December 9, 2013, the Caledon Institute of Social Policy released Welfare in Canada 2012.
News release (incl. report highlights): http://www.caledoninst.org/Publications/Detail/?ID=1031
Complete report : (PDF) http://www.caledoninst.org/Publications/PDF/1031ENG.pdf

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2. On September 28, 2012, the National Council of Welfare closed its doors and shut down its website.
For more information and links to Council reports, see
http://www.canadiansocialresearch.net/ncw.htm

Total Welfare Incomes for 2011
(from the National Council of Welfare [dead link])
Source:
http://epe.lac-bac.gc.ca/100/205/301/ncw-cnb/2012-09-27/www.ncw.gc.ca/m.1p1data_40-eng.jsp.htm

Please note that the amounts below include the following: basic welfare allowances, regularly paid special welfare allowances (e.g. back to school benefits, disability supplements), child benefits (federal and provincial) and tax credits (federal and provincial).

For more information on the methodology used to prepare the following tables, see:
Welfare Incomes 2009 (from the Internet Archive)
[HINT: See the footnotes to table 2 in "Appendices - Statistical Tables"]

The information below is organized by province, East to West, with the three territories at the bottom.

Newfoundland and Labrador

Family size and Type
Total Welfare Incomes for 2011
Couple, Two Children :
$22,822
Lone Parent, One Child:
$19,673

Person with a Disability:

$11,651

Single Employable:

$9,821

Prince Edward Island

Family size and Type
Total Welfare Incomes for 2011
Couple, Two Children :
$25,892
Lone Parent, One Child:
$17,674

Person with a Disability:

$9,411

Single Employable:

$7,152

Nova Scotia

Family size and Type
Total Welfare Incomes for 2011
Couple, Two Children :
$21,919
Lone Parent, One Child:
$15,588

Person with a Disability:

$9,791

Single Employable:

$6,954

New Brunswick

Family size and Type
Total Welfare Incomes for 2011
Couple, Two Children :
$20,062
Lone Parent, One Child:
$16,274

Person with a Disability:

$8,685

Single Employable:

$6,696

Quebec

Family size and Type
Total Welfare Incomes for 2011
Couple, Two Children :
$23,271
Lone Parent, One Child:
$18,041

Person with a Disability:

$11,191

Single Employable:

$7,560

Ontario

Family size and Type
Total Welfare Incomes for 2011
Couple, Two Children :
$24,010
Lone Parent, One Child:
$18,069

Person with a Disability:

$13,227

Single Employable:

$7,595

Manitoba

Family size and Type
Total Welfare Incomes for 2011
Couple, Two Children :
$21,662
Lone Parent, One Child:
$14,932

Person with a Disability:

$9,528

Single Employable:

$6,922

Saskatchewan

Family size and Type
Total Welfare Incomes for 2011
Couple, Two Children :
$24,809
Lone Parent, One Child:
$17,889

Person with a Disability:

$10,904

Single Employable:

$8,735

Alberta

Family size and Type
Total Welfare Incomes for 2011
Couple, Two Children :
$22,292
Lone Parent, One Child:
$15,849
Person with a Disability: $9,452

Person with a Disability (AISH*):

$14,624

Single Employable:

$7,248

* Follow this link for more info on Alberta's AISH program (Assured Income for the Severely Handicapped)

British Columbia

Family size and Type
Total Welfare Incomes for 2011
Couple, Two Children :
$22,005
Lone Parent, One Child:
$17,402

Person with a Disability:

$11,559

Single Employable:

$7,947

Yukon

Family size and Type
Total Welfare Incomes for 2011
Couple, Two Children :
$36,647
Lone Parent, One Child:
$25,953

Person with a Disability:

$18,697

Single Employable:

$15,697

Northwest Territories

Family size and Type
Total Welfare Incomes for 2011
Couple, Two Children :
$33,614
Lone Parent, One Child:
$26,502

Person with a Disability:

$21,528

Single Employable:

$17,326

Nunavut

Family size and Type
Total Welfare Incomes for 2011
Couple, Two Children :
$55,207
Lone Parent, One Child:
$49,507

Person with a Disability:

$45,534

Single Employable:

$41,818
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