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[Xmca-l] Re: Our Broken Economy, in One Simple Chart - The New YorkTimes



The page that Peg pointed to seems to support Larry’s data:

28% one person households
26% couple with children
26% couple without children
9% lone parent family
4% non-faily household of two pr more
4% other family household
3% multi-generational household

Martin

> On Aug 9, 2017, at 9:17 AM, Lplarry <lpscholar2@gmail.com> wrote:
> 
> Peg,
> My info came from a small local newspaper referencing the census.
> Thanks for the clarification. I trust your figures.
> 
>> From a different angle on this theme, and  considering the largest North American cities such as New York or Vancouver, the statistics I have seenindicate 40% up to 50% in these metropolitan regions are dwelling types with a single occupant. 
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> So.... Focusing on trends over time, the increase in living alone (for multiple reasons) is on the rise in metropolitan regions  and may be a signal of shifting values? 
> 
> Sent from my Windows 10 phone
> 
> From: Peg Griffin
> Sent: August 9, 2017 6:45 AM
> To: 'eXtended Mind, Culture, Activity'
> Subject: [Xmca-l] Re: Our Broken Economy, in One Simple Chart - The New YorkTimes
> 
> Not quite sure where the information comes from about Canada, that says "single occupancy residency is now the dominant form of living arrangement."  
> Here's the recently published data that I have:
> http://www12.statcan.gc.ca/census-recensement/2016/rt-td/fam-eng.cfm 
> Selected geographical area: Canada Source: 2016 Census of Population
>    One-person households (%)    28.2
>    Common-law couples (%)     21.3
>    Couples with children (%)    51.1
>    Young adults 20 to 34 living with their parents (%)    34.7
> And here's an "infographic" page
> http://www.statcan.gc.ca/pub/11-627-m/11-627-m2017024-eng.htm 
> PG
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: xmca-l-bounces@mailman.ucsd.edu [mailto:xmca-l-bounces@mailman.ucsd.edu] On Behalf Of Larry Purss
> Sent: Wednesday, August 09, 2017 8:01 AM
> To: eXtended Mind, Culture, Activity
> Subject: [Xmca-l] Our Broken Economy, in One Simple Chart - The New York Times
> 
> 
> THIS IS DRAMATIC:
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> This graph captures the depth of the crisis. 
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> The 8 richest people in the world have more wealth than the bottom half of the planet’s population. 
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> Also...
> Canada’s latest census also documents that for the first time single occupancy residency is now the dominant form of living arrangement. Only a single person in each apartment or townhouse is now the most prominent living arrangement
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> Our Broken Economy, in One Simple Chart This chart captures the rise in inequality better than any other chart that I’ve seen. 
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> https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2017/08/07/opinion/leonhardt-income-inequality.html?emc=edit_mbe_20170809&nl=morning-briefing-europe&nlid=69072237&te=1
> Sent from Mail for Windows 10
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