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Frenette, Marc – Statistics Canada, 2023
Selecting a field of study is an important decision made by thousands of incoming postsecondary students each year. Numerous studies have shown that graduates from engineering, business and mathematics programs earn considerably more than their counterparts from arts and humanities. These earnings disparities may reflect differences in skills that…
Descriptors: High School Students, Academic Achievement, Majors (Students), Postsecondary Education
Statistics Canada, 2023
Each year, Statistics Canada releases data on the labour market outcomes of college and university graduates using data from the Education and Labour Market Longitudinal Platform (ELMLP). Statistics Canada has developed the ELMLP in collaboration with the provincial and territorial ministries of education, Employment and Social Development Canada…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Graduates, Labor Market, Education Work Relationship
Galarneau, Diane; Corak, Liliana; Brunet, Sylvie – Statistics Canada, 2023
Racialized individuals are generally more likely than their non-racialized and non-Indigenous counterparts to pursue a university-level education. Despite this, their labour market outcomes are often less favourable. Using data from the integrated file of the Postsecondary Student Information System, the 2016 Census and the T1 Family File, this…
Descriptors: Race, Minority Groups, College Graduates, Bachelors Degrees
Van Bussel, Melissa; Marshall, George; Fecteau, Eric – Statistics Canada, 2023
In 2020, the federal government implemented the Canada Emergency Response Benefit (CERB) and the Canada Emergency Student Benefit (CESB) to provide financial support to employees, self-employed individuals and students directly affected by COVID-19. The CERB was available for individuals who stopped working or were working reduced hours because of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Postsecondary Education, Financial Support, Emergency Programs
Van Bussel, Melissa; Fecteau, Eric – Statistics Canada, 2022
This fact sheet explores the association between parental income and the pathways of young adults in postsecondary education for students who began their studies in the 2012/2013 academic year. Students from low-income families have previously been shown to have lower rates of educational access and attainment. This fact sheet focuses on…
Descriptors: Academic Persistence, Educational Indicators, Graduation Rate, College Students
Uppal, Sharanjit; Hango, Darcy – Statistics Canada, 2022
This study uses 2019 data from the University and College Academic Staff System to examine gender differences in tenure status among faculty in Canadian universities. It also uses the Survey of Postsecondary Faculty and Researchers to examine feelings of fairness in hiring and promotions. (1) In 2019, almost 6 in 10 full-time university faculty…
Descriptors: Gender Differences, Tenure, College Faculty, Equal Opportunities (Jobs)
Wall, Katherine – Statistics Canada, 2022
Largely introduced in the early 2000s, college postgraduate credentials are a relatively new type of Canadian college credential, which typically require a postsecondary credential (e.g., a college diploma or bachelor's degree) as a prerequisite for entry. They are generally directed at providing career-specific skills, and frequently incorporate…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Graduate Study, Credentials, College Programs
Statistics Canada, 2022
This handbook updates the general descriptions for the indicators of the Pan-Canadian Education Indicators Program (PCEIP) as new sets of tables are released. It is a reference document that gives readers a broad understanding of each indicator, rather than the very specific methodological descriptions that would be necessary to reproduce the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Finance, Elementary Secondary Education, Postsecondary Education
Lemyre, Étienne – Statistics Canada, 2022
Postsecondary education in Canada is mostly provided in institutions that offer courses and programs in one of the two official languages, English or French. Is there a link between the language of instruction of the postsecondary institutions attended by students and the language choices they make in the workplace after their studies? Since the…
Descriptors: Language Usage, Bilingualism, English, French
Bonikowska, Aneta; Frenette, Marc – Statistics Canada, 2021
The COVID-19 pandemic has led to a rapid and substantial increase in unemployment and to uncertainty about future job prospects. Despite this increased uncertainty, parents' expectations that their children will pursue postsecondary studies remained high during the lockdown--91.7% of children whose parents were surveyed in May or June 2020 were…
Descriptors: COVID-19, Pandemics, Postsecondary Education, Parent Attitudes
Wall, Katherine – Statistics Canada, 2021
Although completing a college certificate or diploma program after a bachelor's degree has long been a topic of interest for federal policy makers and academic organizations, its prevalence and nature have not been clearly characterized to this day. Many of the studies exploring this issue have been limited to a single institution or a single…
Descriptors: Bachelors Degrees, Foreign Countries, Educational Certificates, Academic Degrees
Ntwari, Aimé; Fecteau, Eric – Statistics Canada, 2020
This study uses longitudinal data combining information from the Postsecondary Student Information System (PSIS) with data from personal income tax (T1 Family File) to analyze the impact of short-duration credentials (certificates and diplomas from colleges and universities), completed after an undergraduate degree, on the outcomes on the labour…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Outcomes of Education, Credentials, Academic Degrees
Cornelissen, Louis; Turcotte, Martin – Statistics Canada, 2020
Using integrated data from the 2006 and 2016 censuses, this study examines persistent overqualification over time among immigrants and non-immigrants. More specifically, the study examines the link between various characteristics associated with immigration and the probability of overqualification in both 2006 and 2016. In the study,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Qualifications, Immigrants, Employment Qualifications
Reid, Alana; Chen, Hui; Guertin, Rebecca – Statistics Canada, 2020
This article looks at the labour market outcomes of 2015 postsecondary graduates three years after graduation. Specifically, it examines their employment status, job permanency, relatedness of their job or business to their 2015 educational program, the degree to which graduates feel qualified for their job, their employment income and their job…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Graduates, Labor Market, Employment Patterns
Doreleyers, April; Knighton, Tamara – Statistics Canada, 2020
This paper provides insight on how postsecondary students' academic life was impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. Results are based on the recent Statistics Canada crowdsourcing data collection completed by over 100,000 postsecondary students between April 19 and May 1, 2020.
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Students, Influences, Electronic Learning
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