Median Income for Immigrants

Published By: City of Surry,

Immigrants to Canada generally have lower incomes than Canadian-born residents when they first arrive. Over time, they become more established and eventually catch up to their Canadian-born counterparts. In recent years, the time that it takes for immigrants to become established is taking longer, resulting in lower income as compared to Canadian-born residents. The median income of immigrants is a measure of the economic and social well-being of Surrey's immigrant population, and the City's aim is that it equals that of the total population over time.

See this and other sustainability indicators on the City's [Sustainability Dashboard] (http://dashboard.surrey.ca/#economy/immigrantincome).

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Organization City Of Surrey
Author Statistics Canada
Maintainer Sustainability Office

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First Published Date February 03, 2014
Metadata Last Updated February 22, 2016
Resources Last Updated None
Data Update Frequency Yearly

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