Monday February 20, 2017

Insights on Canadian Society is an ongoing publication, published by Statistics Canada, that brings together and analyzes a wide range of data sources in order to provide information on various aspects of Canadian society, such as labour, income, education and demographics.

The latest publication from this series was released on February 1, 2017 "Food insecurity among Inuit living in Inuit Nunangat".

(Source: Statistics Canada)

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Monday February 13, 2017

There an estimated 11.1 million undocumented immigrants living in the United States. Of those, 6.8 million (61%) live in just 20 major cities, according to new research by Pew Research Center.

This is a very high concentration, considering only 36% of the total population lives in those areas.

This map feature cites data from the 2014 American Community Survey.

(Source: The Atlantic)

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Thursday February 09, 2017

Antisemitism: overview of data available in the European Union, 2005-2015 is a 2016 report published by the European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights.

This annual report compiles the available evidence on antisemitic incidents collected by international, governmental and non-governmental sources, covering the period 1 January 2005 - 31 December 2015, where data are available. In addition, it includes a section that presents evidence from international organizations.

(Source: EU)

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