Social capital is the term used to describe the vibrancy of social networks and the extent to which individuals and communities trust and rely upon one another. This report provides a snapshot of social capital measurements in York Region and examines the importance of social capital to the health, safety, and wellbeing of individuals and communities. It identifies different levels of community social capital such as general trust and group participation and it explores how social capital levels are impacted by financial security, age, income level, and gender.
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