The Canadian Fact Book on Poverty: The Canadian Council on Social Development
Published in 1975, this pamphlet looks at facts and figures regarding poverty in Canada.
It offers an unparalleled overview of social conditions in Canada in the mid-1970s.
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56 per cent 7.8 per cent absolute approach Atlantic provinces average Canadian family average family income basic necessities Canada poverty lines Canadian Council Canadian family income CCSD lines cent chance cent in l973 cent of average change of personal consumer price index contained in Statistics cost of living Council on Social data in Table end of l974 extent of poverty facts on poverty families in poverty family of four female female-headed families given characteristic head of family Income Distributions labor force lines are based live in Ontario living in poverty low-income population low-income unattached individuals Northwest Territories numbers living O O O percentage points personal income poor poverty in Canada rate of change relative approach ri ri ri Senate Committee Senate lines Senate poverty lines sex of head standard of living Statistics Canada lines Statistics Canada poverty Technical Appendix total low-income Updated Poverty Lines upper limit women