SDG1 – No Poverty

End poverty in all its forms everywhere.

Local IndicatorDescription
Core Housing NeedPercentage of households in core housing need
HomelessnessPercentage of population experiencing homelessness on any given day
NEET RatesProportion of youth 15-24 not in education, employment or training (NEET)
Unmet Health NeedsProportion 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 SecurityPrevalence of moderate or severe food insecurity in the population, based on the Food Insecurity Experience Scale (FIES)
Asset ResiliencePercentage 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 CoveragePercentage of population on social assistance – OW, ODSP [disaggregated]*
Employment Insurancepercentage of unemployed workers receiving EI
Poverty Reduction BudgetProportion of municipal budget allocated directly to poverty reduction programs
Poverty GapAverage 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 ExitPercentage 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 servicesPercentage of households who require assistance to cover basic services or where services have been cut off. (Hydro, Gas, Telephone)
Social Assistance AdequacySocial Assistance adequacy compared to poverty line LIM-AT – ODSP, OW, OAS

See the list with original global indicators.