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MIGRATION

Did Not Move:  Refers to a person who has not moved to a new residence.

Mobility Status:  Refers to the status of a person with regard to their place of residence on the day of the census, compared to their place of residence on the same date five years earlier.

Moved Within Community:  Refers to a person who moved from one residence to another in the same census subdivision (i.e., in the same city, village, or town).

Moved Within Province:  Refers to a person who moved from one residence to another in the same province or territory (but outside the initial city, village, or town).

Moved Between Provinces:  Refers to a person who moved from one residence to another in a different province or territory.

Moved from Other Country:  Refers to a person who moved to Canada from a different country.

 

SOURCE DATA

2006 Dashboard Data:  Statistics Canada. 2006. Census of Population. Custom tabulations.

2016 Dashboard Data:  Statistics Canada. 2016. Census of Population. Custom tabulations.

Definitions:  Statistics Canada. 2017 (updated). Dictionary, Census of Population, 2016. Website.

 

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Sustainable Development Goals

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10. Reduce inequality within and among countries
10. Reduce inequality within and among countries

10. Reduce inequality within and among countries

The international community has made significant strides towards lifting people out of poverty. The most vulnerable nations – the least developed countries, the landlocked developing countries and the small island developing states – continue to make inroads into poverty reduction. However, inequality still persists and large disparities remain in access to health and education services and other assets.

Additionally, while income inequality between countries may have been reduced, inequality within countries has risen. There is growing consensus that economic growth is not sufficient to reduce poverty if it is not inclusive and if it does not involve the three dimensions of sustainable development – economic, social and environmental.

To reduce inequality, policies should be universal in principle paying attention to the needs of disadvantaged and marginalized populations.

Related Mobility Status in the Previous Five Years Targets

10.7

Facilitate orderly, safe, regular and responsible migration and mobility of people, including through the implementation of planned and well-managed migration policies