Ontario Social Assistance case characteristics by census metropolitan area

This data includes the characteristics of Ontario Works and Ontario Disability Support Program cases, by census metropolitan area, including:

  • family type
  • family size
  • primary applicant's age and sex
  • consecutive months on social assistance as of September 2021

A census metropolitan area (CMA) is formed by one or more adjacent municipalities centred on a population centre (known as the core). A CMA must have a total population of at least 100,000 of which 50,000 or more must live in the core.

*[CMA]: census metropolitan area

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2021-09-30 - 2021-09-30

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Geographic coverage Ontario
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Last Validated Date 2021-10-25
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