Living wage $17.55

For a family of four - $17.55 for two working parents.

Living wage $17.55

Cowichan Social Planning has determined the hourly ‘living wage’ for a family of four is $17.55 for two working parents.

CSP calculates a family with one seven year old child and one four year old in day-care, requires $5,686.92 to be able to afford a three-bedroom apartment and run two vehicles.

The calculation includes taxes and expenses, but does not allow for savings.