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Women represent slightly over half (51.1%) of the total population in Canada. IN Halton between 2001 and 2021, the women’s population has increased by 59% to over 300,000 people. The growth rate has been largely driven by the population of racialized women which experienced a 547% increase compared to a 12% for non-racialized women. In fact, the population of non-racialized women decreased by 6% between 2011 and 2021. In the March edition of Community Data Watch, we highlight current data on racialized women in Halton. The report highlights many issues related to the work that still needs to be done related to equity, inclusion, and belonging.

The whole report can be found HERE.