CIMI

Geographies

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.

Edmonton (AB)

City Profile (2011 - )

Edmonton demonstrates high to moderately high levels of integration for the economic, social, and civic and democratic participation domains, but moderately low integration for health.

Economic

This dimension includes eight indicators drawn from the 2011 Census. Edmonton ranks high on most economic integration measures, with the exception of non-official language at work (mid) and labour force participation (low).

Social

This dimension includes six indicators drawn from the 2013 General Social Survey. Edmonton ranks high in terms of sense of belong to the province and to Canada, but ranks low with regard to sense of belonging to local community.

Civic & Democratic Participation

This dimension includes four indicators drawn from the 2013 General Social Survey. Edmonton ranks high in terms of volunteering and involvement in organizations for the past 5 years, but ranks low in terms of provincial and federal voting trends.

Health

This dimension includes five indicators drawn from the 2014 Canadian Community Health Survey. Edmonton ranks moderately high in terms of self-perceived unmet health care needs, but ranks mid-range to low on all other health indicators (e.g., has a medical doctor).

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Overall CIMI Ranking

6/33

Economic Rank

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2/31

Social Rank

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8/15

Civic & Democratic Participation Rank

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8/15

Health Rank

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26/33

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Selected Immigrant Demographics (National Household Survey, 2011 - )

Proportion of Immigrant Population

Visible minortiy population

Age groups

0 - 14 years
6.8 %
15 - 24 years
7.7 %
25 - 44 years
34.4 %
45 - 64 years
34.8 %
>65 years
16.3 %

Highest Level of Education Obtained

No formal education
17.9 %
Highschool or equivalent
22.1 %
Diploma
30 %
Advanced degree
12.8 %

Knowledge of Official Languages

English
88.7 %
French
0.3 %
English and French
5.7 %
Neither
5.3 %

Mobility over a 5 year period

Non-movers
50.5 %
Non-migrants
22.7 %
Intraprovincial migrants
3.5 %
Interprovincial migrants
7.3 %
External migrants
16 %

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

Proportion of Non-immigrant Population

Visible minortiy population

Age groups

0 - 14 years
21 %
15 - 24 years
16.3 %
25 - 44 years
28.5 %
45 - 64 years
25.3 %
>65 years
8.9 %

Highest Level of Education Obtained

No formal education
18.1 %
Highschool or equivalent
28.7 %
Diploma
35 %
Advanced degree
4.7 %

Knowledge of Official Languages

English
91.7 %
French
0.1 %
English and French
7.9 %
Neither
0.3 %

Mobility over a 5 year period

Non-movers
56.7 %
Non-migrants
26.1 %
Intraprovincial migrants
10.8 %
Interprovincial migrants
6 %
External migrants
0.6 %

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