Hamilton demonstrates moderately low levels of economic and health integration, but has moderately high integration on the social and civic and democratic participation domains.
This dimension includes eight indicators drawn from the 2011 Census. Hamilton ranks mid-range on several economic integration measures (e.g., wages, labour force participation, subsidized housing), but ranks low in terms of unemployment and full-time work status.
This dimension includes six indicators drawn from the 2013 General Social Survey. Hamilton ranks high in terms of sense of belonging to local community and for being a victim of discrimination in the past 5 years, but ranks low on other social indicators (e.g., number of close friends).
This dimension includes four indicators drawn from the 2013 General Social Survey. Hamilton ranks in the middle with regard to the following measures of civic and democratic participation: unpaid volunteer work in the past 12 months, involvement in organizations in the past 5 years, voted in the last provincial and federal election.
This dimension includes five indicators drawn from the 2014 Canadian Community Health Survey. Hamilton ranks high in terms of self-perceived unmet health care needs and for having a medical doctor, but ranks low on other health indicators such as satisfaction with life and self-perceived life stress.