Women in the Capital Regional District continue to earn less than men. The gap is larger for visible minority women and women with diverse cultural and ethnic backgrounds. Women annually earn between 30 and 85 cents for each dollar a white man earns. When compared to previous data, the median income ratio of all other […]
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Canada is the first country to collect and share data about gender diversity Released on July 14, International Non-Binary Day, the 2021 Census data on gender diversity identifies Greater Victoria as being home to the most gender diverse couples in any Canadian metropolitan area. Sources & Analysis: Gender diversity status 2021 Census Statistics Canada: […]
On July 13, 2022 Statistics Canada released data from the 2021 Census that included a portrait of Canada’s families and households, and an income profile of Canadian households. This data update contained both good news and bad news for residents of Greater Victoria. The good news? Incomes are rising for everyone from the lowest income […]
In a world of increasingly divisive conversations about some of society’s biggest challenges, data can be a touchstone that creates common ground. Data that is carefully scrutinized for accuracy and analysed to minimize bias is often a place where people on opposing sides of a topic can say “okay, I accept that this information is […]
A continuing pandemic, the chronic housing crisis, and mounting economic pressures — families in Victoria experience these and additional challenges in a variety of ways depending on factors such as race, household income, number of children, and time in the region. How community organizations and policymakers can support families and their overall social, economic, and […]