|Statement||by K.G. Basavarajappa.|
|Series||Research paper series / Analytical Studies Branch -- no. 129., Research paper series (Statistics Canada. Analytical Studies Branch) -- no. 129.|
|Contributions||Statistics Canada. Analytical Studies Branch.|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||v, 18 p. :|
|Number of Pages||18|
Distribution, inequality and concentration of income among older immigrants in Canada, [K G Basavarajappa; Statistics Canada. Analytical Studies Branch.] -- While there are many studies on differences in earnings between immigrants and the native-born or among immigrant groups, they ignore the distribution and concentration of income. Distribution, Inequality and Concentration of Incomeamong Older Immigrants in Canada Article in International Migration 38(1) - 67 December with 5 Reads How we measure 'reads'. Distribution, Inequality and Concentration of Income Among Older Immigrants in Canada, By K.G. Basavarajappa. Abstract. While there are many studies on differences in earnings between immigrants and the native-born or among immigrant groups, they ignore the distribution and concentration of income. These aspects are important for Author: K.G. Basavarajappa. The statistics that I report on the concentration of income in the top 20 percent of the income distribution, the Gini coefficient and the low-income rate, are based on AEA after-tax household income generated using data from Statistics Canada’s Survey of Consumer Finances (SCF), covering the period from to , and the Survey of Labour.
Rising income inequality has been at the forefront of public debate in Canada in recent years, yet there is still much to be learned about the economic forces driving the distribution of earnings and income in this country and how they might evolve in coming years. Statistics Canada says the average net worth of the top 20 per cent of families sorted by income group rose by an average of 80 per cent between . Download Citation | Wealth Inequality among New Immigrants | Much of the research on immigrants’ economic well-being demonstrates a greater concentration of immigrants in or near poverty. A. the large income differences among gr oups of black immigrants that one observes in Canada are not apparent in the US. T ables 2 and 3 also report income gaps betwe en black immigrants.
Basavarajappa, K.G. “Distribution, Inequality and Concentration of Income among Older Immigrants in Canada, ,” Analytical Studies Branch Research Paper , Statistics Canada, Until recently, in works of literature, the assimilation of immigrants had been viewed as an individualistic rather than a community-based process. However, Hatton and Leigh () showed that immigrants integrate to their host country as communities, not as individuals; hence, group characteristics play as much of a role as individual characteristics in terms of adaptation. Immigration Canada (): Facts and Figures: Immigration Overview, Permanent and Temporary Residents, Research and Evaluation Branch. (). Inequality and Concentration of Income among Older Immigrants in Canada, (). As the face of Canada grows more diverse, the income gap between residents who identify as visible minorities, Indigenous or recent immigrants and the rest of Canadians remains a yawning chasm.