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Rank
Indicator
7
Number of homeless people
 
Comment: Official figures are probably an underestimate because they do not include people have not made their situation known by asking the District Council for help.
 
Used by:
Fife Regional Council
Data source:
Population Censuses, Homelessness in Scotland: Scottish Office
 
City of Pasadena
Unspecified
 
Healthy City Office - Corporation of the City of Toronto
City of Toronto, Department of Public Health
 
Keywords: availability, basic needs, connectedness, economy, homeless, housing, low income, mental illness, poverty, public shelters, shelter
 
 
7
Percent of jobs that pay a liveable wage for a family of two
 
Used by:
Maine Development Foundation
Data source:
Maine Economic Growth Council; Maine Department of Labor
 
Keywords: basic needs, economy, income, low income, poverty, wages
 
 
7
Percent of jobs that did not pay a self-sufficiency wage
 
Used by:
Silicon Valley - Working Partnerships USA
Data source:
Economic Policy Institute and Wider Opportunities for Women
 
Keywords: basic needs, economy, income, jobs, low income, poverty
 
 
7
Percent of disposable personal income that is being saved
 
Used by:
President's Council on Sustainable Development
Data source:
US Department of Commerce
 
Keywords: basic needs, economic security, economy, income, investments, savings
 
 
6
Hours of labor required to meet basic needs
 
Used by:
Pierce County
Data source:
WA Employment Security Department; WA Department of Social and Health Services
 
South Puget Sound - Sustainable Community Roundtable
Unspecified
 
Sustainable Seattle
Census, WA Department of Social & Health Services,
 
Keywords: basic needs, economy, employment, income, labor, leisure, needs, salary, wages
 
 
5
People living below the poverty line
 
Comment: Underestimate because: does not take into account dependents and partners who are also being supported, perhaps 25% of those eligible do make claims, and those paid in work may be on very low earnings.
 
Used by:
Fife Regional Council
Data source:
Fife Regional Council: a Social Needs Strategy, Reid Howe Association: Income Deprivation
 
City of Pasadena
Unspecified
 
South Puget Sound - Sustainable Community Roundtable
1990 Census
 
Healthy City Office - Corporation of the City of Toronto
Statistics Canada
 
Keywords: basic needs, economic security, economy, income, low income, poverty, public assistance
 
 
5
Food stamp recipients
 
Comment: Relies on national standards
 
Used by:
Community Planning Council of Greenville County
Data source:
SC Department of Social Service, 'Annual Report'; SC State Data Center
 
Healthy City Office - Corporation of the City of Toronto
Daily Bread Food Bank
 
Keywords: AFDC, basic needs, charity, economy, food, income, low income, poverty, public assistance, subsidized
 
 
5
Length of time on welfare
 
Used by:
Healthy City Office - Corporation of the City of Toronto
Data source:
Municipality of Metropolitan Toronto, Community Services Department
 
Keywords: basic needs, charity, economy, income, public assistance, subsidized, welfare
 
 
4
Number or percent of residents receiving welfare assistance
 
Used by:
Alberta Treasury
Data source:
Alberta Department of Family and Social Services
 
Hamilton-Wentworth Regional Council
Region of Hamilton-Wentworth, Community Services Department
 
City of Pasadena
Unspecified
 
Healthy City Office - Corporation of the City of Toronto
Municipality of Toronto, Community Services Department
 
Keywords: basic needs, charity, economy, income, low income, poverty, public assistance, subsidized, welfare
 
 
1
Cost of living index
 
Comment: The City of Toronto is considered to be less affordable than the surrounding area; data should be available for the city and the CMA separately so a comparison can be made.
 
Used by:
Healthy City Office - Corporation of the City of Toronto
Data source:
Statistics Canada
 
Keywords: basic needs, cost, economy, finance, income, index