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African Nova Scotian Community Economic Data
 

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This is a presentation compiled by the Greater Halifax Partnership for the African Nova Scotian Community.

This is a presentation compiled by the Greater Halifax Partnership for the African Nova Scotian Community.

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African Nova Scotian Community Economic Data African Nova Scotian Community Economic Data Presentation Transcript

  • Economic Data
    for the
    African Nova Scotian Community
  • BLACK AND AFRICAN NOVA SCOTIAN POPULATION
    Compared to Average Nova Scotia, African Nova Scotians have:
    • Lower participation rates in the economy
    • Higher unemployment
    • Lower income
    • Poorer health outcomes
    • Poorer justice outcomes
    • Lost potential to Nova Scotia of about $100 million each year
    African Nova Scotian Stats:
    • 9,805 African Nova Scotian and 19,225 Black persons in Nova Scotia in 2006;
    • 94% per cent of African Nova Scotians are 64 years of age or younger
    • 20 per cent are 14 years of age or younger, compared to 16.2 per cent for the general population of Nova Scotia
  • AFRICAN NOVA SCOTIAN COMMUNITY PROFILES
    Source: Nova Scotia Community Counts