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View geographic profiles for each of the four dimensions of integration across different time periods (1991-2014). A CIMI standard composite ranking is provided for each province and city based on the availability of data, along with separate dimension rankings for each time period of interest.

Alberta

Province Profile (2011 - )

Alberta shows the highest level of economic integration in Canada, but is less integrated in terms of social, civic and democratic participation and health domains.

Economic

This dimension includes eight indicators drawn from the 2011 Census. Alberta ranks high on several economic indicators to include: wages, low-income measures and subsidized housing, but ranks mid-range on other indicators such as labour force participation and full-time employment status.

Social

This dimension includes six indicators drawn from the 2013 General Social Survey. Alberta ranks high for sense of belonging to Canada, in the middle for sense of belonging to the province and low for sense of belonging to the local community.

Civic & Democratic Participation

This dimension includes four indicators drawn from the 2013 General Social Survey. Alberta ranked high for being involved in organizations over the past 1-5 years, but ranked low in terms of voter participation, both provincially and federally.

Health

This dimension includes five indicators drawn from the 2014 Canadian Community Health Survey. Alberta ranks high in terms of self-perceived life stress, but ranks low on other health indicators such as having a medical doctor.

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Overall CIMI Ranking

2/10

Economic Rank

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1/10

Social Rank

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5/10

Civic & Democratic Participation Rank

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6/10

Health Rank

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7/10

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Selected Immigrant Demographics (National Household Survey, 2011 - )

Proportion of Immigrant Population

Visible minortiy population

Age groups

0 - 14 years
7.5 %
15 - 24 years
8.4 %
25 - 44 years
35.8 %
45 - 64 years
33 %
>65 years
15.3 %

Highest Level of Education Obtained

No formal education
18 %
Highschool or equivalent
21.9 %
Diploma
29.4 %
Advanced degree
12.3 %

Knowledge of Official Languages

English
89 %
French
0.2 %
English and French
5.8 %
Neither
5 %

Mobility over a 5 year period

Non-movers
49.2 %
Non-migrants
23.2 %
Intraprovincial migrants
4.2 %
Interprovincial migrants
7.4 %
External migrants
15.9 %

Selected Non-immigrant Demographics (National Household Survey, 2011 - )

Proportion of Non-immigrant Population

Visible minortiy population

Age groups

0 - 14 years
21.8 %
15 - 24 years
15 %
25 - 44 years
28.1 %
45 - 64 years
26 %
>65 years
9 %

Highest Level of Education Obtained

No formal education
19.9 %
Highschool or equivalent
28.2 %
Diploma
34.5 %
Advanced degree
4.4 %

Knowledge of Official Languages

English
92.8 %
French
0 %
English and French
6.9 %
Neither
0.3 %

Mobility over a 5 year period

Non-movers
57.4 %
Non-migrants
24.4 %
Intraprovincial migrants
11.2 %
Interprovincial migrants
6.4 %
External migrants
0.7 %

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