Data Sources for Niagara Prosperity Initiative

Demographics

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Total Neighbourhood Population2011 Semi-Custom ProfilePopulation, 2011 - 100% data

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POP2011

Total Municipal Population2011 NHS Semi-Custom Profile*Sum of the total neighbourhood population counts within each Municipality

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POP2011

Sole Support Parents2011 NHS Semi-Custom Profile*Total lone-parent families by sex of parent and number of children / Total number of census families in private households * 100

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SoleSupport

Children (Age 0-12)2011 Semi-Custom Profile, Population Single Year by Dissemination AreaSum of Under 1 year; 1; 2; 3; 4; 5 to 9 years; 10; 11; 12 (group Dissemination Areas by Neighbourhood) / Total population by age groups 2011 * 100

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Children_Age_0_12

Youth (Age 13-18)Source: 2011 Semi-Custom Profile, Population Single Year by Dissemination AreaSum of 13; 14; 15; 16; 17; 18 (group Dissemination Areas by Neighbourhood) / Total population by age groups 2011 * 100

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Youth_Age_13_18

Adult (Age 19-64)Source: 2011 Semi-Custom Profile, Population Single Year by Dissemination AreaSum of 19; 20-24 years; 25-34 years; 35-44 years; 45-54 years; 55-64 years (group Dissemination Areas by Neighbourhood) / Total population by age groups 2011 * 100

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Adult_Age_19_64

Senior Age 65+Source: 2011 Semi-Custom Profile, Population Single Year by Dissemination AreaSum of 65 to 79 years; 80 to 99 years; 100 years and over (group Dissemination Areas by Neighbourhood) / Total population by age groups 2011 * 100

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Senior_Age65Plus

Immigration 2006 - 20112011 NHS Semi-Custom Profile*Total Immigrant Population by period of immigration 2006 - 2011 / Total Population in private households by immigrant status 2011 * 100

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Immigration_2006_2011

Tenant-Occupied Dwellings2011 NHS Semi-Custom Profile*Total number of Renters / Total number of private households by tenure * 100

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Tenant_Occu_Dwellings

Average Gross Rent2011 NHS Semi-Custom Profile*Average monthly shelter costs for rented dwellings ($)

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Average_Gross_Rent

Indicator

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Low Income Measure (LIM)2011 NHS Semi-Custom Profile*In low income in 2010 based on after-tax low-income measure / Population in private households for income status * 100

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LIM

Household Income Under $20000 After Tax*2011 NHS Semi-Custom Profile*Sum of Under $5,000; $5,000 to $9,999; $10,000 to $14,999; $15,000 to $19,999 -> After-tax income of households in 2010 of private households / After-tax income of households in 2010 of private households * 100

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HH_Income_Under_20000

Working PovertyTax Filer 2013, Statistics CanadaNumber of Working Poor Individuals aged 18 to 64 / Number of Individuals aged 18 to 64 (excl. students living on their own) * 100

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Working_Poverty

Income InequalityTax Filer 2013, Statistics CanadaAfter-Tax Income Threshold upper limits - Decile 9 (total population) / After-Tax Income Threshold upper limits - Decile 1 (total population)

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Income_Inequality

Tenant-occupied Households Spending 30% or more of Income on Rent2011 NHS Semi-Custom Profile*% of tenant households spending 30% or more of household total income on shelter costs * Number of tenant households in non-farm, non-reserve private dwellings / Number of tenant households in non-farm, non-reserve private dwellings * 100

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30Pct_Inc_Rent

Unemployment2011 NHS Semi-Custom Profile*Unemployed / Total population aged 15 years and over by labour force status -> In the labour force * 100

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Unemployed

Without Completed High School Education (Ages 25-64)2011 NHS Semi-Custom Profile*No certificate, diploma or degree / Total population aged 25 to 64 years by highest certificate, diploma or degree * 100

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WO_High_School

Early Development Instrument (EDI)Niagara RegionNumber of children assessed as vulnerable (children who score below the 10th percentile cut off of the comparison population on any of the five domains) / Comparison population as included in EDI * 100 Note: Any data with a numerator less than 10 and a denominator less than 30 is suppressed.

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EDI

Child Care Subsidy Age 0-12Niagara RegionCount of Children age 0-12 receiving subsidy from 2014-01-01 to 2014-12-31. Each child counted only once (regardless of how many subsidies received) / Total population aged 0-12 as calculated for demographic data (Sum of Under 1 year; 1; 2; 3; 4; 5 to 9 years; 10; 11; 12) * 100

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Childcare_Subsidy

Community Resources

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Family Resource CentresCommunity Services, Niagara Region, March 31, 2015

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Licensed Child Care CentresCommunity Services, Niagara Region, Jan. 24, 2017

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Ontario Early Years CentresCommunity Services, Niagara Region, Dec. 18, 2015

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Education DataSourceMetadata
Adult and Literacy Programs Literacy Link Niagara, Jan. 18, 2017

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Private Career Colleges Government of Ontario, Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities, Jan. 18, 2017

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Elementary and Secondary SchoolsPublic Health, Niagara Region, Nov. 28, 2016

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Elementary Schools Public Health, Niagara Region, Nov. 28, 2016

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High SchoolsPublic Health, Niagara Region, Nov. 28, 2016

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School Nutrition Programs Public Health, Niagara Region, Nov. 28, 2016

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Health DataSourceMetadata
Ambulance StationsIT Solutions, Niagara Region, Jan. 25, 2016

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Community Health CentresNiagara 211, Jan. 6, 2016

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Walk-In ClinicsPublic Health, Niagara Region, Jan. 6, 2016

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HospitalsIT Solutions, Niagara Region, Jan. 25, 2017

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Mental Health Programs/ServicesCommunity Services, Niagara Region, Jan. 10, 2017

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Grocery StoresPublic Health, Niagara Region, Jan. 11, 2017

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Urgent Care CentresPublic Health, Niagara Region, Jan. 6, 2016

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Employment Search AgenciesNiagara Immigrant Employment Council, Jan. 11, 2017

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FoodbanksHamilton Social Planning and Research Council, Jan. 10, 2017

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Resources DataSourceMetadata
LibrariesIT Solutions, Niagara Region, Jan. 11, 2017

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Fire DepartmentsIT Solutions, Niagara Region, Jan. 25, 2017

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Newcomer Agencies Community Services, Niagara Region, Jan. 10, 2017

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Places of WorshipIT Solutions, Niagara Region, Jan. 21, 2016

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Police StationsIT Solutions, Niagara Region, Jan. 25, 2017

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ParksIT Solutions, Niagara Region, Jan. 12, 2016

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Seniors DataSourceMetadata
Seniors Community FacilitiesIT Solutions, Niagara Region, Jan. 10, 2017

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Regional Long-Term Care FacilitiesIT Solutions, Niagara Region, Jan. 25, 2017

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Private Seniors HomesNiagara 211, Jan. 10, 2017

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Privately Operated Nursing HomesCommunity Services, Niagara Region, Jan. 10, 2017

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Privately Operated Retirement HomesCommunity Services, Niagara Region, Jan. 10, 2017

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Shelter DataSourceMetadata
HostelsNiagara 211, Jan. 10, 2017

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Niagara Regional Housing Buildings/ComplexesNiagara Regional Housing, Jan. 6, 2016

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Global Non-Response Rate

Database field: The Global Non-Response rate for a neighbourhood (impacts National Household Survey data)

General Notes

All demographics and indicators flagged with an * come from the National Household Survey and may be affected by response rate.

Response rate is indicated by Global Non-Response Rate and a smaller GNR indicates a lower risk of non-response bias. Refer to Statistics Canada for additional information.


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