Campbell Fiver Family Network

Child Poverty on the Rise

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Child Poverty in Campbell River:
25 % under six live in income-assisted families
28% of families are single parent families
61% of lone mothers live below the poverty line
29% of lone fathers live below the poverty line
38% of children in poverty live with an adult who works full time, the full year

Child Poverty in BC ~ 16.1% (2006)
Campbell Fiver Family Network