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Key Findings:

  • Over 1 in 10 households (10.8%) in Windsor-Essex County are moderately or severely food insecure.
  • Nearly 1 in 10 children (9.7%) in Windsor-Essex County are moderately or severely food insecure.
  • Over 1 in 4 low-income households (27.4%) in Windsor-Essex County are moderately or severely food insecure.

Table 1:

Percentage of low-,middle-, and high-income households in Windsor-Essex County that are food secure
Low Income (<$30,000) Middle Income ($30,000-$99,999) High Income (>=$100,000)
72.6%* 94.5% 96.1%
(*) - Statistically different from other groups
Source: Canadian Community Health Survey (2013-2014).

Table 2:

The self-reported food security status of households, adults, and children in Windsor and Essex County (2013-2014).

Food security status

% of households

% of adults

% of children

Food secure

89.2

89.2

90.1

Moderately food insecure

5.8

5.8

9.4E

Severely food insecure

5.0E

5.0E

NR

Moderately or severely food insecure

10.8

10.8

9.7E

E – The estimate has high sampling variability and should be interpreted with caution.

NR – The estimate has very high sampling variability and cannot be reported.

Source: Canadian Community Health Survey (2013-2014).

 

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