Child and Youth Data Laboratory: Edmonton, AB.
This report provides a proﬁle of the 2,281 least and 7,517 most advantaged Albertan youth between 12 and 17 years who were receiving provincial governmentservicesin 2008/09. Least advantaged is deﬁned here as youth who were performing below educational expectations in the K‐12 education system, who had a mental health condition, and who were living in the lowest socio‐economic status neighbourhoods. Conversely, most advantaged youth performed above educational expectations, did not have a mental health condition, and lived in the highest socio‐economic status neighbourhoods.
The Alberta Centre for Child, Family and Community Research manages The Child and Youth Data Laboratory (CYDL). The CYDL links and analyses Government of Alberta administrative data to inform policy. Find out more at: www.research4children.com