
Financial scales
Note: Amounts in effect from January 1 to December 31, 2018.
Established scales for a group of two to five persons
Table 1

Basic gross annual income required of each group member to meet the basic needs of his or her own family unit

Total number of family members
(including yourself)

Basic gross annual
income required per group member

1 
C$23 483 
2 
C$31 699 
3 
C$39 137 
4 
C$45 012 
5 
C$50 096 
The gross annual income requirement is increased by C$5,084 for each additional dependent.


Table 2
Note: The minimum additional income required of each group member must represent at least 20% of the amount needed to meet the basic needs of the sponsored person and his or her family members. However, the total income of all group members must be equal to or greater than 100% of the amount.

Total additional gross annual income required from the sponsoring group to meet the basic needs of the sponsored person and his or her family members

Number of persons
18 or older

Number of persons
under 18 years of age

Required gross annual income
for all group members

0 
1 
C$8 128 
0 
2 
C$12 883 
The total gross annual income requirement is increased by C$4,296 for each additional person under 18 years of age.

Number of persons
18 or older 
Number of persons
under 18 years of age

Required gross annual income
for all group members

1 
0 
C$17 176 
1 
1 
C$23 077 
1 
2 
C$26 058 
The total gross annual income requirement is increased by C$2,979 for each additional person under 18 years of age.

Number of persons
18 or older 
Number of persons
under 18 years of age

Required gross annual income
for all group members

2 
0 
C$25 188 
2 
1 
C$28 216 
2 
2 
C$30 461 
The total gross annual income requirement is increased by C$2,236 for each additional person under 18 years of age and by C$8,008 for each additional person age 18 or older.


Established scales for a nonprofit organization
Table 3

Annual amount required from the sponsor to meet the basic needs of the sponsored person and his or her family members

Number of persons
18 or older 
Number of persons
under 18 years of age

Amout for basic
needs for one year

0 
1 
C$6 270 
1 
2 
C$9 405 
The annual amount required is increased by C$3,135 for each additional person under 18 years of age.

Number of persons
18 or older 
Number of persons
18 or older

Amout for basic
needs for one year

1 
0 
C$12 538 
1 
1 
C$16 849 
1 
2 
C$19 019 
The annual amount required is increased by C$2,170 for each additional person under 18 years of age.

Number of persons
18 or older 
Number of persons
18 or older

Amout for basic
needs for one year

2 
0 
C$18 388 
2 
1 
C$20 598 
2 
2 
C$22 231 
The annual amount required is increased by C$1,634 for each additional person under 18 years of age and by C$5,846 for each additional person age 18 or older.



