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Overview of the System of Community Accounts Up To and Beyond Stiglitz. Doug May Alton Hollett Robert Reid. *Memorial University ** Government of Newfoundland and Labrador. 1. The Analytical Framework of the Community Accounts. 2. Well-Being Accounts in SCA. Well-Being. Health.

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Overview of the system of community accounts up to and beyond stiglitz

Overview of the System of Community AccountsUp To and Beyond Stiglitz

Doug May

Alton Hollett

Robert Reid

  • *MemorialUniversity

  • ** Government of Newfoundland and Labrador

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Well being accounts in sca
Well-Being Accounts in SCA

Well-Being

Health

Consumption/Income

Relationships

Work

Community

Demographics

Education

Society

Time

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Environment


To

Well-Being

From The

Production Economy

Eco-System

Trade

with

Others

Health

Social Relationships

Income, Consumption, Leisure

Demographics

Well-Being

Employment

Machinery

Community Safety & Social Vitality

Knowledge R&D

Eco-System

Plant & Buildings

Society Culture, Politics and Justice

Education

Natural Resources

Capital Stock

GDP

Production

Services

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Materials

Engineering Infrastructure

Beyond GDP

Human Capital


What are the community accounts
What Are the Community Accounts?

  • An integrated set of social and economic baseline data and indicators for:

    • 400 communities

    • 215 NL neighborhood areas

    • Many other geographies

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Production Accounts - Relating Production Processes in an Economy to People & Their Lives – Going Beyond GDP

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Are rural communities independent of each other? Communities & How They Work

Sub-Provincial Labour Market Areas

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Nl market basket measure of low income data to inform what is happening within communities

The Newfoundland and Labrador Market Basket Measure (NLMBM) of Low Income is an adaptation of a national measure to better reflect our province and increase reliability.

Reflects variation in the cost of the market basket between communities.

Income data is derived from the tax file not a survey.

uses entire population (i.e., no issues of sampling error/reliability)

Enables us to provide data and indicators for all geographies.

province, regions, communities, neighbourhoods

family, gender, age

Supports policy development such as;

Poverty Reduction Strategy

Social Housing Development Strategy

Labrador Northern Strategic Plan

City of St. John’s Public Transit Study

NL Market Basket Measure of Low Income - Data to Inform What is Happening Within Communities

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12 of Low Income is an adaptation of a national measure to better reflect our province and increase reliability.

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The Pictures Take our Users “Beyond Numbers” of Low Income is an adaptation of a national measure to better reflect our province and increase reliability.

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Measuring How Factors Contribute to Well-Being of Low Income is an adaptation of a national measure to better reflect our province and increase reliability.

General Model of the Determinants of Quality of Life

Answer : Increase in income results in improvements to quality of life.

Q: What is the impact of an increase in income on the quality of life?

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How we support our users
How we support our users of Low Income is an adaptation of a national measure to better reflect our province and increase reliability.

  • On-line data analysis tools

  • Graphics to inform and help interpret data

  • Feedback line through contact us

  • Training

    • One on One training sessions in all parts of the Province

    • On-Line training modules/U-tube videos

  • Latest releases information – users can join the e-mail distribution

  • Custom data requests and mapping work utilizing data domains

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New Work in Progress of Low Income is an adaptation of a national measure to better reflect our province and increase reliability.

Newer measures of low incomes such as the MBM and the use of Foster, Greer, and Thorbecke measure of the poverty incidence, gap and severity.

Estimating indicators for communities that currently only exist at a more aggregate level (developing small area estimation algorithms).

Gapminder “Motion Charts” to show relationships and dynamics.

User determined aggregation weights to determine well-being.

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Examples of uses of community accounts for policy decisions
Examples of Uses of Community Accounts for Policy Decisions of Low Income is an adaptation of a national measure to better reflect our province and increase reliability.

Latest H1N1 immunizations, we mapped the immunization rates by community based on the population data in the Community Accounts and the data collected by the health regions. The information was key to determining the opening and closing of new and existing clinics.

Community Accounts population and infrastructure data was utilized in a location allocation project to determine the optimal location in the province for Motor Vehicle and Library Services

The Kids Eat Smart Program used the Community Accounts to access community data to assess community needs. This allowed them to determine their funding allocations to each community.

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Other examples of uses of ca data
Other Examples of Uses of CA Data of Low Income is an adaptation of a national measure to better reflect our province and increase reliability.

  • Seniors Well-Being groups use CA data as baseline community level info on seniors

  • Ministers and Premiers briefing on communities

  • Supports pre-Budget Consultations

  • To develop indicators of need for Make Work projects. Development of a Labour Market Attractiveness Index for the province

  • Tom Axtell, Project Coordinator National Aboriginal Health Organization – utilized Community Accounts in a session in Nain to gage the reaction to data and indicators by individuals from the community (Naasautit: Inuit Health Statistics, Inuit Tuttarvingat).

  • Used by mayors, leaders and residents of communities for many purposes

  • Is the “gold standard” for data in NL Government

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Other examples of uses of ca data1
Other Examples of Uses of CA Data of Low Income is an adaptation of a national measure to better reflect our province and increase reliability.

  • By using the Community Accounts, the Business Resource Centre in St. John’s is able to provide individuals and businesses with better information for those looking at starting a business

  • Regional school boards use CA demographic information to make decisions regarding school amalgamation as populations of 5 to 18 year olds declined.

  • Worked with the Royal Canadian Mounted Police to include their districts so we can supply them with social and economic data for the regions they police.

  • The St. John’s Boys and Girls Club use the neighbourhood data in the Community accounts to assess where to offer their programs in the city.

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Key lessons learned
Key Lessons Learned of Low Income is an adaptation of a national measure to better reflect our province and increase reliability.

  • People will use more data when the Well-Being approach is used

  • You can build a better mouse trap but you may still have to lead the mice to the trap

  • As people become better informed needs change

  • You have to provide support over the long term

  • If you are not committed to the long term you may not see success

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Thank you
Thank You of Low Income is an adaptation of a national measure to better reflect our province and increase reliability.

For more information please visit:

www.communityaccounts.ca

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