Cost of Poverty in Prince Edward Island

January 26, 2011
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It is estimated that the total cost of poverty in PEI is at minimum between $240 and $320 million per year, which corresponds to about $1,720 and $2,265 per person, per year.

In terms of the PEI economy, the cost of poverty is between 5%-7% of GDP, which is consistent with the cost of poverty estimated in other Canadian provinces. Download this report to find out more.