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Statistics Comparing Basic Social Assistance Rates in Canada


Estimated 2002 Annual Basic Social Assistance Income by Type of Household

Province /
Territory
Single
Employable
Person with a Disability
Single Parent,
One Child
Couple,
Two Children
British Columbia
$6,166
$9,437
$10,300
$12,253
Alberta
$4,764
$6,384
$8,505
$12,678
Saskachewan
$5,808
$7,416
$9,036
$12,192
Manitoba
$5,352
$7,157
$9,636
$12,849
Ontario
$6,240
$11,160
$10,210
$12,223
Quebec
$6,444
$9,312
$8,712
$10,939
New Brunswick
$3,168
$6,696
$8,772
$9,828
Nova Scotia
$4,980
$8,580
$8,760
$11,520
Prince Edward
Island
$5,757
$7,602
$9,814
$14,473
Newfoundland /
Labrador
$3,048
$7,140
$11,436
$11,916
Yukon
$11,990
$11,990
$15,816
$12,253
Northwest
Territories
$11,490
$14,830
$18,050
$23,036
Nunavut
$10,148
$12,288
$24,802
$28,431


Source:

Prepared by the Canadian Council on Social Development, using data from Welfare Incomes 2002, National Council of Welfare. For more detailed information, and a wealth of related statistics, please see Welfare Incomes 2002. Follow this link for
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Original Stats Table from CCSD site is as follows:

Household/Family Type Basic Social Assistance Income
Newfoundland and Labrador
Single Employable $3,048
Person with a Disability $7,140
Single Parent, One Child $11,436
Couple, Two Children $11,916
Prince Edward Island
Single Employable $5,757
Person with a Disability $7,602
Single Parent, One Child $9,814
Couple, Two Children $14,473
Nova Scotia
Single Employable $4,980
Person with a Disability $8,580
Single Parent, One Child $8,760
Couple, Two Children $11,520
New Brunswick
Single Employable $3,168
Person with a Disability $6,696
Single Parent, One Child $8,772
Couple, Two Children $9,828
Quebec
Single Employable $6,444
Person with a Disability $9,312
Single Parent, One Child $8,712
Couple, Two Children $10,939
Ontario
Single Employable $6,240
Person with a Disability $11,160
Single Parent, One Child $10,210
Couple, Two Children $12,223
Manitoba
Single Employable $5,352
Person with a Disability $7,157
Single Parent, One Child $9,636
Couple, Two Children $12,849
Saskatchewan
Single Employable $5,808
Person with a Disability $7,416
Single Parent, One Child $9,036
Couple, Two Children $12,192
Alberta
Single Employable $4,764
Person with a Disability $6,384
Single Parent, One Child $8,505
Couple, Two Children $12,678
British Columbia
Single Employable $6,166
Person with a Disability $9,437
Single Parent, One Child $10,300
Couple, Two Children $12,253
Yukon
Single Employable $11,990
Person with a Disability $11,990
Single Parent, One Child $15,816
Couple, Two Children $12,253
Northwest Territories
Single Employable $11,490
Person with a Disability $14,830
Single Parent, One Child $18,050
Couple, Two Children $23,036
Nunavut
Single Employable $10,148
Person with a Disability $12,288
Single Parent, One Child $24,802
Couple, Two Children $28,431

 



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