
Financial scales
Note: Amounts in effect from January 1 to December 31, 2019.
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$23,855 
2 
C$32,241 
3 
C$39,806 
4 
C$45,782 
5 
C$50,953 
The gross annual income requirement is increased by C$5,171 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$8,267 
0 
2 
C$13,103 
The total gross annual income requirement is increased by C$4,369 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$17,470 
1 
1 
C$23,472 
1 
2 
C$25,504 
The total gross annual income requirement is increased by C$3,030 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$25,619 
2 
1 
C$28,698 
2 
2 
C$30,982 
The total gross annual income requirement is increased by C$2,274 for each additional person under 18 years of age and by C$8,145 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$6,377 
1 
2 
C$9,566 
The annual amount required is increased by C$3,189 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$12,752 
1 
1 
C$17,137 
1 
2 
C$19,344 
The annual amount required is increased by C$2,207 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$18,702 
2 
1 
C$20,950 
2 
2 
C$22,611 
The annual amount required is increased by C$1,662 for each additional person under 18 years of age and by C$5,946 for each additional person age 18 or older.



