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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.

Prince Edward Island

Province Profile (2011 - )

Prince Edward Island shows the highest levels of integration in terms of civic and democratic participation, and high to moderate levels of integration on the other domains.

Economic

This dimension includes eight indicators drawn from the 2011 Census. Prince Edward Island ranks high for labour force participation and full-time employment status, but ranks low in terms of unemployment status.

Social

This dimension includes six indicators drawn from the 2013 General Social Survey. Prince Edward Island ranks high with regard to being a victim of discrimination in the past five years and ranks mid-range on other measures of social integration (e.g., sense of belonging to local community, province and Canada).

Civic & Democratic Participation

This dimension includes four indicators drawn from the 2013 General Social Survey. Prince Edward Island ranks high in on all measures of civic and democratic participation (e.g., voting in last provincial/federal election, unpaid volunteer work in past 12 months).

Health

This dimension includes five indicators drawn from the 2014 Canadian Community Health Survey. Prince Edward Island ranks high for satisfaction with life, but ranks low in terms of cost as a barrier to health care access.

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Overall CIMI Ranking

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Economic Rank

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3/10

Social Rank

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4/10

Civic & Democratic Participation Rank

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1/10

Health Rank

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5/10

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Selected Immigrant Demographics (National Household Survey, 2011 - )

Proportion of Immigrant Population

Visible minortiy population

Age groups

0 - 14 years
8.6 %
15 - 24 years
11.5 %
25 - 44 years
26.2 %
45 - 64 years
31.3 %
>65 years
22.5 %

Highest Level of Education Obtained

No formal education
11.7 %
Highschool or equivalent
31.9 %
Diploma
26.8 %
Advanced degree
9.7 %

Knowledge of Official Languages

English
82.6 %
French
0.5 %
English and French
9.1 %
Neither
7.8 %

Mobility over a 5 year period

Non-movers
38.5 %
Non-migrants
7.9 %
Intraprovincial migrants
6.4 %
Interprovincial migrants
13.3 %
External migrants
33.9 %

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

Proportion of Non-immigrant Population

Visible minortiy population

Age groups

0 - 14 years
18.5 %
15 - 24 years
13.6 %
25 - 44 years
22.5 %
45 - 64 years
32.6 %
>65 years
12.9 %

Highest Level of Education Obtained

No formal education
22.9 %
Highschool or equivalent
28.6 %
Diploma
34.5 %
Advanced degree
3.9 %

Knowledge of Official Languages

English
86.8 %
French
0.1 %
English and French
13.1 %
Neither
0 %

Mobility over a 5 year period

Non-movers
71.1 %
Non-migrants
13.4 %
Intraprovincial migrants
8.4 %
Interprovincial migrants
6.7 %
External migrants
0.3 %

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