Social Progress Index

From Data to Impact

The global Social Progress Network consists of partner organizations in business, government and civil society that use the Social Progress Index as a tool to advance social progress. The Social Progress Network for Canada is forming. Please contact us (see photo at bottom of this page) to learn how to get involved.

News Section

Image: Taken from Article on Montreal Gazette | Article Published: February 14, 2017 Excerpt: “Immigrants seek social mobility. Canada ranked second overall in the comprehensive 2016 Social Progress Index,­ well ahead of the United States and United Kingdom. On the index’s opportunity ranking, Canada finished first (Australia second, U.K. sixth, U.S. 13th). And according to […]

14 Feb 2017

Published on January 6, 2017 in The Chronicle Herald Excerpt: “Take a look at the 2016 Social Project Index, released last June, which had Canada trailing only Finland.  The index, put out by U.S.-based nonprofit Social Progress Imperative, employs 53 indicators to measure things like personal rights, tolerance, health care, housing and policing in more […]

6 Jan 2017

Excerpt: “The index shows the Canadian economy expanded 38 per cent between 1994 and 2014, while improvements in Canadians’ well-being grew just 9.9 per cent. The gap between growth in per-capita GDP and well-being has never been greater in the two-decade period.”   Read the full article on The Globe and Mail website. Go here.

22 Nov 2016

“Canada got top marks for access to advanced education, ranking as the No. 1 overall in that category, which weighs factors such as the proportion of people going into advanced education, the quality of the education, and gender equity.”

29 Jun 2016