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Getting Started 2008

Getting Started: 2008 Archive

Getting started - as a child, as a graduate, as a newcomer - is important, because how well we begin is an indicator of how well we succeed.


Supplementary Local and National Comparison Information

Relative Immigrant Income charts the economic success of non-Canadian-born workers compared to Canadian-born workers.

Individual Immigrant Income as a %of Non-Immigrant Income Getting Started Survey Graphs 2008 2.jpg

 Immigrated 1991-1995Immigrated 1996-2001
Waterloo Region75.363.1
Ontario70.961.2
Canada75.765.7

Source: http://www12.statcan.ca/english/census01/products/standard/themes/RetrieveProductTable.cfm?Temporal=2001&PID=68538&APATH=3&GID=517770&METH=1&PTYPE=55496&THEME=43&FOCUS=0&AID=0&PLACENAME=0&PROVINCE=0&SEARCH=0&GC=99&GK=NA&VID=0&VNAMEE=&VNAMEF=&FL=0&RL=0&FREE=0

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Immigrants as a % of the Population is an indicator of the diversity of our community and its attractiveness to immigrants.

Immigrants as a Percentage of the Population (1996-2006) Getting Started Survey Graphs 2008 2 (1).jpg

 199620012006
Waterloo Region21.021.422.3
Ontario21.021.422.3

Source: Statistics Canada Community Profiles 1886, 29001, 2006

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The Youth Unemployment Rate is an indicator of how well we are doing at getting our young people started on their working lives

Youth Unemployment Rate (%25) Getting Started Survey Graphs 2008 2 (2).jpg

 199620012006
Waterloo Region16.011.412.4
Ontario17.812.914.5
Canada17.713.712.8

Source: Census 1996 and 2001 and 2006

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The Median Earnings of Canadian-born and Immigrant Workers is an indicator of how well we are doing at integrating our immigrant workers into the workforce.

Median Earnings ($) of Canadian-Born and Immigrants with University Degree, Waterloo Region Getting Started Survey Graphs 2008 2 (3).jpg

 199520002005
All Immigrants402534160941188
Recent* Immigrants243983369630215
Canadian Born487195151352712

Source: Statistics Canada http://www12.statcan.ca/english/census06/data/highlights/earnings/Table802.cfm?SR=1

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Average Immigrant Money Income is an indicator of how immigrants are doing economically compared to non-immigrants.

Average Immigrant Money Income ($), 2001 Getting Started Survey Graphs 2008 2 (4).jpg

 Non-immigrantsImmigrants
Waterloo Region33,14430,508
Ontario33,85630,942
Canada29,95229,337
 Immigrated 1991-2001Immigrated 1991-1995Immigrated 1996-2001
Waterloo Region23,00124,96520,929
Ontario22,48524,01420,716
Canada21,28122,66819,675

Source: http://www12.statcan.ca/english/census01/products/standard/themes/RetrieveProductTable.cfm?Temporal=2001&PID=68538&APATH=3&GID=517770&METH=1&PTYPE=55496&THEME=43&FOCUS=0&AID=0&PLACENAME=0&PROVINCE=0&SEARCH=0&GC=99&GK=NA&VID=0&VNAMEE=&VNAMEF=&FL=0&RL=0&FREE=0

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