Topic: Financial well-being, Research and evaluation
Publisher: Canadian Council on Social Development, Prosper Canada
Location: Alberta, British Columbia, Canada, Manitoba, New Brunswick, Newfoundland, Nova Scotia, Ontario, Prince Edward Island, Quebec, Saskatchewan
Content Type: Research
Publication Date: November 28, 2019
This report examines the financial health and vulnerability of households in Canada’s 35 largest cities, using a new composite index of household financial health at the neighbourhood level, the Neighbourhood Financial Health Index or NFHI. The NFHI is designed to shine a light on the dynamics underlying national trends, taking a closer look at what is happening at the provincial/territorial, community and neighbourhood levels.
Update July 22, 2022: Please note that the Neighbourhood Financial Health Index is no longer available