Thompson

Thompson, MB
Thompson, Manitoba on the map

Population: 12,839 (2011)
Unemployment Rate: 3.4% (as of 2006) (2010)
Minimum Wage: $11.00/hr (as of Oct 1, 2015
Total Number of Shelters: 1 (2015)
Total Number of Beds: 24 (2015)

Population Facts

HOMELESSNESS
Individuals estimated to be

  • living on the streets: 47 (2015)
  • homeless: 118 (2016)
  • living in facilities (incl. emergency beds): 79 (2015)
  • on the street (unsheltered): 38 (2016)
  • at risk of becoming homeless: 5,810 (2010 est.) (2011)
  • staying in transitional facilities (sheltered): 60 (2016)
  • of the homeless people considered chronic: 57 (2016)

HOUSING
No. of public housing units: 35,500 (prov. est.) (2008)
No. of clients on housing wait list: 2000+ (est. for avg. agency, province-wide) (2008)
Rental Vacancy Rate: 2.0% (Oct 2015)
Average Cost of Rent (2 bdrm): $798/mo. (2015)

SOCIAL ASSISTANCE
Income assistance (single individual): $243 (2012)