2017 Nutritious Food Basket Scenarios (text version)

ScenariosTotal monthly incomeMonthly rent (may include heat/hydro)Food
remaining for other basic needs
% of income required for rent% of
required to
purchase healthy food
Family of Four, Ontario Works$2,568$1,111$884$57343%34%
Family of Four, Full-time Minimum Wage$3,287$1,111$884$1,29234%27%
Family of Four, Median Ontario Income$7,896$1,111$884$5,90114%11%
Single Parent Household with Two
Children, Ontario Works
One Person Household, Ontario Works$806$600$297($91)74%37%
One Person Household, Ontario Disability Support Program
One Person Household, Old Age
Security/Guaranteed Income

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