Core Housing Need
Household Type

Universe

  1. % of Households in Core Housing Need
  2. Households in Core Housing Need
  3. Households Tested For Core Housing Need

Household Type

  1. All Household Types
  2. Lone-Parent Households
  3. One-Person Households

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Ontario — Historical Household Type - One-Person Households (Households in Core Housing Need)

  Female One-Person Senior (65+) Female Living Alone Male One-Person Senior (65+) Male Living Alone Total One- Person Households Total
2006 162,490 98,925 85,135 23,845 247,630 627,530
2011 152,565 84,680 94,260 24,050 246,825 616,935
2016 196,825 114,075 125,745 40,660 322,565 748,310
Notes:
  • Data include all non-farm, non-band, non-reserve private households reporting positive incomes and shelter cost-to-income ratios less than 100 per cent.
  • A household is in core housing need if its housing does not meet one or more standards for housing adequacy (repair), suitability (crowding), or affordability and if it would have to spend 30 per cent or more of its before-tax income to pay the median rent (including utilities) of appropriately sized alternative local market housing. Adequate housing does not require any major repairs, according to residents. Suitable housing has enough bedrooms for the size and make-up of resident households. Affordable housing costs less than 30 per cent of before-tax household income.
  • Family households include at least one census family (a couple with or without children or a lone-parent family). These households may include members who are not part of the census family.