Goal 1 - No poverty

Goal 1 - End poverty in all its forms everywhere

1.1 By 2030, eradicate extreme poverty for all people everywhere, currently measured as people living on less than $1.25 a day
Indicators Unit of measure Reference period Latest data Previous period Data for previous period Data provider Source Data visualization
1.1.1 Proportion of population below the international poverty line, by sex, age, employment status and geographical location (urban/rural) N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A  
1.2 By 2030, reduce at least by half the proportion of men, women and children of all ages living in poverty in all its dimensions according to national definitions
Indicators Unit of measure Reference period Latest data Previous period Data for previous period Data provider Source Data visualization
1.2.1.PR Market Basket MeasureFootnote 1 More information on indicator 1.2.1.PR Percentage 2019
  • Males: 9.8
  • Females: 10.4

More data on latest data for indicator 1.2.1.PR

2018
  • Males: 11.1
  • Females: 10.9

More data on data for previous period for indicator 1.2.1.PR

Statistics Canada Table 11-10-0135-01  
1.2.2 Proportion of men, women and children of all ages living in poverty in all its dimensions according to national definitions N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A  
1.3 Implement nationally appropriate social protection systems and measures for all, including floors, and by 2030 achieve substantial coverage of the poor and the vulnerable
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1.3.1 Proportion of population covered by social protection floors/systems, by sex, distinguishing children, unemployed persons, older persons, persons with disabilities, pregnant women, newborns, work-injury victims and the poor and the vulnerable
8 sub-indicators
1.3.1.a Proportion of economic families with children receiving a child benefit (Total federal & provincial child benefits plus Universal Child Care Benefit)Footnote 2
Percentage 2018 90.0 2015 90.0 Statistics Canada Canadian Income SurveyFootnote 3 Footnote 10  
1.3.1.b.1 Ratio of unemployed receiving benefits
Ratio 2018 39.3 More data on latest data for indicator 1.3.1.b.1 2017 42.1 More data on data for previous period for indicator 1.3.1.b.1 Statistics Canada Employment Insurance Coverage Survey, 2018 (for data on unemployed (U)) and monthly Employment Insurance statistics release The Daily (Statistics Canada) - Employment Insurance, July 2018: Chart 1
1.3.1.b.2 Proportion of the unemployed eligible for Employment Insurance benefits
Percentage 2018 87.4 More data on latest data for indicator 1.3.1.b.2 2017 84.3 More data on data for previous period for indicator 1.3.1.b.2 Statistics Canada Employment Insurance Coverage Survey, 2018Footnote 10  
1.3.1.c Proportion of older persons receiving a pensionFootnote 4
Percentage 2018 93.7 2017 93.4 Statistics Canada Canadian Income SurveyFootnote 3 Footnote 10  
1.3.1.d Proportion of persons with disabilities receiving benefits
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1.3.1.e Percentage of mothers with a child aged 12 months or less that received maternity or parental benefits (%)
Percentage 2018 66.6 2017 70.6 Statistics Canada Employment Insurance Coverage SurveyFootnote 10  
1.3.1.f Proportion of employed labour force eligible for workers' compensation benefitsFootnote 5
Percentage 2016 84.4 2015 85.1 Association of Workers' Compensation Boards of Canada National Work Injury/Disease Statistics Program (NWSIP)  
1.3.1.g Proportion of vulnerable persons receiving benefits
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1.4 By 2030, ensure that all men and women, in particular the poor and the vulnerable, have equal rights to economic resources, as well as access to basic services, ownership and control over land and other forms of property, inheritance, natural resources, appropriate new technology and financial services, including microfinance
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1.4.1 Proportion of population living in households with access to basic services Exploring data sources
1.4.2 Proportion of total adult population with secure tenure rights to land, with (a) legally recognized documentation and (b) who perceive their rights to land as secure, by sex and by type of tenure 3 sub-indicators
1.4.2.a Proportion of total adult population with secure tenure rights to land by sex and by type of tenure
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1.4.2.b Proportion of total adult population with legally recognized documentation by sex and by type of tenure
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1.4.2.c Proportion of total adult population who perceive their rights to land as secure, by sex and by type of tenure
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1.5 By 2030, build the resilience of the poor and those in vulnerable situations and reduce their exposure and vulnerability to climate-related extreme events and other economic, social and environmental shocks and disasters
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1.5.1 Number of deaths, missing persons and directly affected persons attributed to disasters per 100,000 population 3 sub-indicators
1.5.1.a Number of deaths attributed to disasters per 100,000 population
Rate (per 100,000), annual 2016-2018 0.0091 2005-2016 0.0085 Public Safety Canada The Canadian Disaster Database Map (Public Safety Canada) - Canadian Disaster Database
1.5.1.b Number of injured persons attributed to disasters per 100,000 populationFootnote 6
Rate (per 100,000), annual 2016-2018 0.0483 2005-2017 0.016 Public Safety Canada The Canadian Disaster Database Map (Public Safety Canada) - Canadian Disaster Database
1.5.1.c Number of evacuated persons attributed to disasters per 100,000 populationFootnote 7
Rate (per 100,000), annual 2016-2018 161.7835 2005-2018 44 Public Safety Canada The Canadian Disaster Database Map (Public Safety Canada) - Canadian Disaster Database
1.5.2 Direct economic loss attributed to disasters in relation to global gross domestic product (GDP) Canadian dollars (CAN$) 2005-2014 $410 million 1970-1994 $54 million Public Safety Canada Disaster Financial Assistance Arrangements Map (Public Safety Canada) - Canadian Disaster Database
1.5.3.PR Has Canada adopted and implemented national disaster risk reduction strategies in line with the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction 2015-2030Footnote 8 Yes/No 2020 Yes 2018 No Public Safety Canada Emergency Management Strategy for Canada: Toward a Resilient 2030  
1.5.4 Proportion of local governments that adopt and implement local disaster risk reduction strategies in line with national disaster risk reduction strategies Exploring data sources
1.a Ensure significant mobilization of resources from a variety of sources, including through enhanced development cooperation, in order to provide adequate and predictable means for developing countries, in particular least developed countries, to implement programmes and policies to end poverty in all its dimensions
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1.a.1 Total official development assistance grants from all donors that focus on poverty reduction as a share of the recipient country's gross national income Exploring data sources
1.a.2 Proportion of total government spending on essential services (education, health and social protection) Percentage 2019 64.0 2018 65.0 Statistics CanadaFootnote 9 Tables 10-10-0024-01 and 10-10-0005-01  
1.b Create sound policy frameworks at the national, regional and international levels, based on pro-poor and gender-sensitive development strategies, to support accelerated investment in poverty eradication actions
Indicators Unit of measure Reference period Latest data Previous period Data for previous period Data provider Source Data visualization
1.b.1 Pro-poor public social spending Exploring data sources

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Footnote 1

This is a proxy indicator. The UN Global indicator states: "Proportion of population living below the national poverty line, by sex and age". However, Canada does not have a national poverty line. The Market Basket measure used here is an indicator of low income and is being used as a proxy measure of the global indicator.

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Footnote 2

An economic family refers to a group of two or more persons who live in the same dwelling and are related to each other by blood, marriage, common-law, adoption or a foster relationship.

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Footnote 3

The Canadian Income Survey estimates are based on probability samples and are therefore subject to sampling variability. As a result, estimates will show more variability than trends observed over longer time periods.

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Footnote 4

Older persons includes those 65 and older and pension refers to those receiving CPP or QPP pensions only (does not include OAS, GIS or private pensions)

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Footnote 5

Percentage of the workforce that is covered by workers' compensation. The number of persons covered is the sum of two main components: (1) the workers of assessable employers and self-employed workers opting for coverage; and (2) the workers of self-insured employers and workers of the Government of Canada. Excludes persons eligible for personal coverage not opting for coverage and workers explicitly excluded by the jurisdiction's legislation.

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Footnote 6

This is a proxy sub indicator measurement. The UN Global sub indicator would measure: "Number of missing persons attributed to disasters per 100,000 population"

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Footnote 7

This is a proxy sub indicator measurement. The UN Global sub indicator would measure: "Number of directly affected persons attributed to disasters per 100,000 population"

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Footnote 8

This is a proxy indicator. The UN Global Indicator states: "Number of countries that adopt and implement national disaster risk reduction strategies in line with the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction 2015-2030"

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Footnote 9

Data covers the consolidated general government.

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Footnote 10

Information on the source that was used to produce data for this indicator can be found through this hyperlink.

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