2.4.6 Percentage of all food bank users who are children and youth, Canada and the provinces/territories, 2016
|Food bank users who are children and youth||35.6||32.2||39.4||45.2||42.9||33.4||34.5||32.5||30.4||35.5||37.3||38.2|
Source: CICH graphic created using data adapted from Food Banks Canada. Hunger Count 2016. https://www.foodbankscanada.ca/getmedia/6173994f-8a25-40d9-acdf-660a28e40f37/HungerCount_2016_final_singlepage.pdf
In 2016, over 300,000 children under 18 used food banks. They accounted for 36% of all food bank users.
That proportion ranged form 45% in Saskatchewan to 30% in Nova Scotia.
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