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Wellbeing in Oxford
July 11, 2016
Wellbeing in Oxford

Canadian Index of Wellbeing data and reports will be used to shape next steps in key areas of the Future Oxford Community Sustainability Plan

Oxford County Community Wellbeing Survey: A Profile of the Wellbeing of Oxford County Residents is the preliminary report on the Canadian Index of Wellbeing (CIW) Community Wellbeing Survey completed by a random sample of Oxford County residents in April and May 2016.

The preliminary survey report contains:

Read the news release: County Council receives first report on the Community Wellbeing Survey, July13, 2016

Video: Oxford County Council presenttion on preliminary survey report, July 13, 2016

Read the report

Full report: Oxford County Community Wellbeing Survey: A Profile of the Wellbeing of Oxford County Residents


What is Wellbeing?


Demographic Profile

Community Vitality

Healthy Populations

Democratic Engagement


Leisure and Culture


Living Standards

Time Use

Overall Wellbeing

Addendum: Oxford County Residents' Comments on Wellbeing

Send us your questions and comments

We want to hear your thoughts on the first report of the Oxford County Community Wellbeing survey.

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What's next

A second report by the Canadian Index of Wellbeing will be submitted to County Council in September 2016. That report will contain further analysis, as well as implications for next steps to act on the survey results through the Future Oxford Community Sustainability Plan.


The Canadian Index of Wellbeing survey was funded by Oxford County, Woodstock and Area Community Health Care, Community Employment Services, United Way Oxford, and Rural Ontario Institute’s Measuring Rural Community Vitality Initiative.