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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)
Layton, Jaclyn – Statistics Canada, 2022
The proportion of youth not in employment, education or training (NEET) is an indicator that is used worldwide to identify youth at risk of social disconnection and exclusion during their transition from education to employment. Over the course of the pandemic, measures put in place to prevent the spread of COVID-19 posed unprecedented disruptions…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Out of School Youth, Unemployment, COVID-19
Jin, Hyeongsuk; Su, Sophia; Castel, Sophie – Statistics Canada, 2022
Many factors impact one's ability to complete an apprenticeship program. According to the 2015 National Apprenticeship Survey, the most commonly stated reasons for not completing an apprenticeship program were job instability, receiving a better job offer and financial constraints. This survey also showed that apprentices who dropped out of their…
Descriptors: Apprenticeships, Dropouts, Stopouts, Withdrawal (Education)
Wall, Katherine – Statistics Canada, 2021
When the first wave of COVID-19 pandemic hit Canada in March 2020, Canadian youth and young people experienced major disruptions in their typical routines. The halt of in-person learning, the disappearance of jobs particularly among youth, and the resulting social isolation took a toll on their mental health. Over 6 in 10 people aged 15 to 34…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Gender Differences, COVID-19, Pandemics
Su, Sophia; Jin, Hyeongsuk – Statistics Canada, 2021
Since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, several unprecedented government interventions related to COVID-19--including the closure of non-essential businesses, travel restrictions and public health measures limiting public interactions--have been put in place. These measures, implemented by public health officials across Canada, had a clear…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, COVID-19, Pandemics, Skilled Occupations
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
Do, Deniz – Statistics Canada, 2020
This report is part of a series of documents released in conjunction with the United Nations' International Decade for People of African Descent (2015 to 2024) and Black History Month. It aims to provide insight into some of the key socioeconomic characteristics of Canada's Black communities. The first report in this series titled "Diversity…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Blacks, Educational Attainment, Employment Patterns
Frank, Kristyn – Statistics Canada, 2019
Occupations related to science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) are generally associated with high pay and contribute to the development of new technology. Continued growth is expected for STEM occupations, which would provide STEM-educated workers with additional labour market opportunities. However, less is known about the extent…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, STEM Education, Gender Differences, Equal Opportunities (Jobs)
Brunet, Sylvie – Statistics Canada, 2019
Young people who are not in education, employment or training make up what is known as the NEET population. The NEET indicator has been regularly published by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) since the late 1990s, as NEET youth may be at risk of low-income or social exclusion. This fact sheet focuses on young NEETs…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Young Adults, Individual Characteristics, Labor Market
Frenette, Marc – Statistics Canada, 2019
Given the time and money invested in higher education by students, parents and governments, there is considerable interest in the economic outcomes of postsecondary graduates. Most assessments of recent graduates have focused on their short-term, early labour market results. As new entrants to the labour force, recent postsecondary graduates may…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Education Work Relationship, College Graduates, Income
Maheux, Hélène; Do, Deniz – Statistics Canada, 2019
The Black population has contributed to Canada's heritage since the early 1600s. Black people in Canada have diverse backgrounds and experiences -- while some can trace their roots in Canada for many generations, others have immigrated in recent decades. They have contributed in many ways to the growth, diversity and development of the country. In…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Blacks, Ethnic Diversity, Immigrants
Brunet, Sylvie – Statistics Canada, 2018
Young people who are not studying, in training or working make up what is known as the 'NEET' group (not in education, employment or training). The NEET indicator has been regularly published by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) since the late 1990s, as NEET youth are considered to be "potentially at risk for…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Education Work Relationship, Out of School Youth, Unemployment
Zhao, John; Ferguson, Sarah Jane; Dryburgh, Heather; Rodriguez, Carlos; Gibson, Laura – Statistics Canada, 2017
Canadians complete postsecondary education for many reasons, including the desire to improve their quality of life or to pursue their passion. For many, ensuring financial security after graduation is also an important motivation. This report looks at how postsecondary education credentials pay off in earnings for working-age men and women in the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Comparative Analysis, Educational Attainment, Salary Wage Differentials
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