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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
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
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
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
Frenette, Marc – Statistics Canada, 2019
It has been well-documented that postsecondary graduates, on average, earn considerably more than others. Consequently, increasing postsecondary enrollment among youth from lower-income families--through targeted student aid or community outreach programs--may constitute an effective mechanism for promoting upward income mobility. However, there…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Postsecondary Education, Educational Benefits, Education Work Relationship
Chen, Wen-Hao; Hou, Feng – Statistics Canada, 2019
Using 2016 Canadian Census data, this article examines the socioeconomic status of the second generation of immigrants, whose population has become increasingly diverse. The analysis focuses on group differences by visible minority status in two aspects relating to socioeconomic mobility: (1) intergenerational progress in educational attainment,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Mobility, Immigrants, Socioeconomic Status
Frenette, Marc – Statistics Canada, 2019
Traditionally, four-year bachelor's degree programs have been available only at universities. More recently, they have been offered at some community colleges--particularly in Ontario, Alberta and British Columbia. Using linked administrative postsecondary graduate and personal income tax data, this study finds that college bachelor's degree (CBD)…
Descriptors: Bachelors Degrees, Community Colleges, Foreign Countries, Income
Hou, Feng; Lu, Yao; Schimmele, Christoph – Statistics Canada, 2019
The rapidly growing supply of university-educated workers from both immigration and domestic educational institutions, coupled with relatively slack demand for educated labour, has raised concerns about skill use in the Canadian economy. This study uses census data from 2001 to 2016 to compare trends in over-education among recent immigrants and…
Descriptors: Educational Trends, Educational Attainment, Immigrants, Higher Education
Prokopenko, Elena – Statistics Canada, 2018
This study draws on data from the Longitudinal Immigration Database to examine participation in Canadian post-secondary education (PSE) among adult immigrants in the 2002-2005 landing cohort, with an explicit focus on resettled refugees. The study describes the demographic characteristics of participants, the characteristics of participation, and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Refugees, Postsecondary Education, Adults
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
Statistics Canada, 2018
This fact sheet explores the education and labour market situation of young Canadians aged 15 to 19. In this paper we find that: (1) The proportion of 15 to 19 year old Canadians who are not in employment, education or training (NEET) has fallen over time; (2) In general, countries with lower NEET rates for this age group tend to have a higher…
Descriptors: Educational Indicators, Late Adolescents, Unemployment, Out of School Youth
Zhao, John; Ferguson, Sarah Jane; Dryburgh, Heather; Rodriguez, Carlos; Gibson, Laura; Wall, Katherine; Subedi, Rajendra – Statistics Canada, 2017
Are young postsecondary graduates finding employment related to their studies? Are there opportunities for them to use the skills they have acquired by obtaining bachelor's degrees? Do women and men fare similarly? Are there differences on these dimensions whether they are 'science, technology, engineering and mathematics' (STEM) graduates or…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Graduates, Bachelors Degrees, Employment
Frank, Kristyn; Jovic, Emily – Statistics Canada, 2017
Strong economic growth through much of the period since 2000 and demographic pressures such as workforce aging, have contributed to a robust demand for skilled tradespeople. Despite a decline following the economic recession in 2008 and 2009, new registrations in apprenticeship programs have increased nearly 200% since the 1990s. Apprenticeship…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, National Surveys, Apprenticeships, Job Training
Hou, Feng; Lu, Yuqian – Statistics Canada, 2017
While destination-country education provides many potential advantages for immigrants, empirical studies in Australia, Canada and the United States have produced mixed results on the labour outcomes of immigrants who are former international students. This study uses large national longitudinal datasets to examine cross-cohort trends and…
Descriptors: Foreign Students, Immigration, Income, Education Work Relationship
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