Reminders

Belonging and Leadership 2010

Belonging and Leadership: 2010 Archive

 Most people have a deep need to feel they belong: to a culture, to a community, to a cause.  Communities are stronger when citizens put their energies toward civic responsibility, respect for others, social well-being, and volunteerism.

2-1 The Percentage of Somewhat Strong or Very Strong Sense of Community Belonging is an indicator of the number of people who feel like they fit in with our community.

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2003

2005

2007

2008

2009

Waterloo Region

65.7

62.9

68

66.2

65.7

Ontario 

62.3

63.4

63

67.3

67.1

Canada 

61.6

62.3

62

65

65.4

 Source: Statistics Canada, Cansim Table 105-0501

 

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 2-2 Charitable Donors as a Proportion of Taxfilers provides an indication of how broadly our community supports charities and non profit organizations.. 

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1997

1998

1999

2000

2001

2002

2003

2004

2005

2006

2007

2008

Waterloo Region

31.2

31.4

31.1

30.8

30.4

30.1

29.5

29.9

29.4

29

27.8

27.8

Ontario 

28.1

28.3

28

28.2

27.6

27.3

27

27.7

27.1

26.6

25.7

25.7

Canada 

25.7

25.8

25.5

25.5

25.2

25.1

24.9

25.4

25

24.6

24

24.1

 Source: Statistics Canada Table 111-0001

 

 

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The Volunteer Rate is an indicator of how actively residents become involved in helping others in our community.

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2004

2007

Waterloo Region

45.3

41.3

Ontario

50.4

47.3

Canada

46.6

46.1

Source: Canadian Council on Learning, based on Statistics Canada, National Survey of Giving, Volunteering and Participating, update 2010

 

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2-4The Percentage of Individuals (aged 12+) Satisfied and Very Satisfied with Life gauges how happy people are with the lives they are living.

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2003

2005

2007

2008

2009

Waterloo Region

91.6

90.7

92.1

92.9

89.2

Ontario

90.5

91.1

90.9

90.5

91.5

Canada

91.3

91.8

91.9

91.4

92.1

 Source: Statistics Canada, Cansim Table 105-0501

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