Discover the Economic Dimension

This dimension looks at the economic integration of immigrants to Canada. Click below to explore the relationships in the provinces and cities between the indicators that are part of the economic dimension. Please note that the data for economic indicators presents summaries for the entire CIMI population (without adjusting for socio-demographic controls).

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Indicator Definitions

Wages

Refers to earned gross wages and salaries before deductions for full-time workers

Low Income Measures

Refers to the proportion of individuals who have lived below Statistics Canada's low income cut-off (for the 2011- period, see explanation in FAQ 12)

Labour Force Participation

Refers to the percentage of individuals who are active in the labour force, either employed or unemployed - but looking for work.

Employment Status

Refers to the percentage of individuals who are employed and active in the labour force.

Unemployment Status

Refers to the percentage of individuals who are unemployed and inactive in the labour force.

Full-time Employment Status

Refers to the percentage of individuals who are working full-time

Non-official Language at Work

Refers to the percentage of individuals using a non-official language most often at work.

Subsidized Housing

Refers to the proportion of renters who live in subsidized housing (i.e. rent applied to income, social housing, public housing, government-assisted housing, or non-profit housing).

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