Wednesday, Apr 21 2021
SDG1 - No Poverty

SDG1 - No Poverty

  End poverty in all its forms everywhere.


Local Indicator


Core Housing Need

Percentage of households in core housing need


Percentage of population experiencing homelessness on any given day

NEET Rates

Proportion of youth 15-24 not in education, employment or training (NEET)

Unmet Health Needs

Proportion of population which reported that their health care needs were not met when they needed it during the past 12 months

Poverty rate (LIM-AT)

Proportion of population living below the poverty line (Low income measure LIM- AT)

Food Security

Prevalence of moderate or severe food insecurity in the population, based on the Food Insecurity Experience Scale (FIES)

Asset Resilience

Percentage of the population who can cover unexpected expenses, or reduced income by drawing from assets (eg. bank account) to prevent falling into poverty for a period of three months (savings of approximately $10,400)

Social assistance Coverage

Percentage of population on social assistance - OW, ODSP [disaggregated]*

Employment Insurance

percentage of unemployed workers receiving EI

Poverty Reduction Budget

Proportion of municipal budget allocated directly to poverty reduction programs

Poverty Gap

Average shortfall below Canada's official poverty line for those living in Poverty (could do this as average shortfall to LIM-AT for those living below the LIM-AT)

Poverty Entry and Exit

Percentage of population who, among two years of filing their taxes either (1) entered low income in the second year after not being in low income the first year; or (2) exited low income the second year after being in low income the first year.

Household Access to basic services

Percentage of households who require assistance to cover basic services or where services have been cut off. (Hydro, Gas, Telephone)

Social Assistance Adequacy

Social Assistance adequacy compared to poverty line LIM-AT - ODSP, OW, OAS


See the list with original global indicators.