Table A.3
Characteristics associated with the probability of moving from the municipality of Vancouver to a surrounding municipality in the metropolitan area between 2001 and 2006 for persons aged 25 to 44

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Characteristics Moved from the municipality of Vancouver to a surrounding municipality between2001 and 2006 Moved from a surrounding municipality to Vancouver between 2001 and 2006 Net intrametropolitan migration between the central municipality and other municipalities
Percentage Adjusted odds ratio Percentage Adjusted odds ratio Exchange ratio
Total 14 4 1.8
Sex
Women 14 1.00 4 1.00 1.8
Men 14 0.94 4 1.11* 1.7
Age group
25 to 29 12 1.00 7 1.00 0.9
30 to 34 18 1.13* 5 0.72* 2.0
35 to 39 16 0.98 3 0.50* 2.7
40 to 44 11 0.75* 2 0.37* 2.2
Family status
Childless persons
Adult child living with parents 7 0.75* 1 0.09* 2.6
Non-family (person living alone or with roommates)  8 1.00 11 1.00 0.6
Persons in a couple 19 2.44* 7 0.73* 1.8
Persons with children
Lone parents 13 1.90* 2 0.34* 1.8
Married or common-law parents
Were parents in 2001, no other children since 12 1.85* 1 0.24* 2.4
Were parents in 2001, at least one new child since 19 3.01* 1 0.22* 4.4
Had their first child between 2001 and 2006 27 4.21* 3 0.33* 4.9
Had their first children between 2001 and 2006 (2 or more children) 29 4.72* 2 0.24* 6.3
Highest level of education attained
No high school diploma 12 0.78* 3 0.98 1.8
High school diploma 13 0.83* 3 0.95 1.8
College or vocational school diploma 16 1.00 3 1.00 2.1
University degree, bachelor's 14 0.85* 7 2.10* 1.5
University degree, master's or doctorate (including medical studies) 13 0.62* 6 2.70* 1.7
After-tax family income
Under $20,000 9 0.82 7 2.28* 0.9
$20,000 to $39,999 12 0.88* 6 1.88* 1.1
$40,000 to $49,999 13 0.84* 5 1.58* 1.5
$50,000 to $59,999 16 0.94 3 1.31* 2.1
$60,000 to $69,999 17 0.97 3 1.12 2.6
$70,000 to $79,999 17 1.00 3 1.00 2.7
$80,000 to $99,999 18 0.96 2 1.01 2.7
$100,000 to $149,999 17 1.01 2 0.93 3.4
$150,000 and over 12 0.75* 3 1.20 2.0
Low-income status after-tax
No 15 4 1.9
Yes 11 5 1.2
Place of birth
Canada1 17 1.00 4 1.00 1.7
Canada, with at least one immigrant parent 13 0.75* 5 1.19* 1.4
South America 15 0.82 5 1.44* 1.8
Europe 14 0.73* 4 1.13 1.6
Africa 14 0.82 3 1.01 1.9
Middle East 15 1.01 5 1.45* 1.1
East Asia 13 0.72* 5 1.34* 2.2
Southeast Asia 13 0.63* 4 1.20 2.5
South Asia 16 0.67* 1 0.37* 4.0
United States, Oceania and others 13 0.67* 2 0.64* 3.5
Place of work
City of Vancouver 9 1.00 11 1.00 1.1
Other municipalities in the CMA 26 3.93* 2 0.18* 2.8
Outside the CMA 14 2.34* 2 0.19* 2.3
No fixed place of work 13 1.76* 4 0.30* 1.5
No place of work 11 1.54* 2 0.23* 2.2
† reference group
* difference statistically significant compared to the reference group at p < 0.05
1. Includes persons born outside Canada but who are nevertheless Canadian by birth.
Source: Statistics Canada, 2006 Census of Population.