- 25% of people working in Niagara earn less than $20,000 per year (after tax income) [NHS 2010]
- 12.9% of Niagara’s population have incomes below the After Tax Low Income Measure; 16.9% of residents under 18 years of age are below the after tax LIM. National Household Survey, 2010 data.
- Since the onset of the recession (Q3 2008), the number of people requiring Ontario Works financial help has increased by 47%: 22,172 people. In contrast, the Ontario Works caseload for the province increased 33%.
Source: A Home for All, 2013, p.72.
The following is a helpful partial list of links to third-party websites in the Niagara area.