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Wall, Katherine; Wood, Shane – Statistics Canada, 2023
This study uses the 2021 Census to describe the educational attainment and earnings of the Canadian-born Black population, focusing on three groups: (1) those with at least one African-born parent (African-origin); (2) those with at least one Caribbean-born parent (Caribbean-origin) and (3) those whose parents were both born in Canada…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Blacks, Educational Attainment, Income
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)
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
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
Brunet, Sylvie – Statistics Canada, 2020
This fact sheet explores the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the NEET (not in employment, education or training) indicator for young Canadians aged 15 to 29 during the first two months of the pandemic. Findings include the following: (1) in March and April 2020, NEET rates for young Canadians increased to unprecedented levels. These increases…
Descriptors: COVID-19, Pandemics, Unemployment, Employment Level
Picot, Garnett; Hou, Feng – Statistics Canada, 2020
In both Canada and the United States, immigrants constitute a disproportionately large share of the supply of university-educated labour trained in the science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) fields. This article examines the Canada-U.S. differences in the occupational skill utilization and earnings of STEM-educated immigrant…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Comparative Education, STEM Education, Immigrants
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
Hou, Feng; Schimmele, Christoph – Statistics Canada, 2020
With the continuing spread of COVID-19, many health-care workers in Canada are facing overwhelming workloads and risk exposure to the virus while caring for their patients. This article examines adults with a health education but not working in health occupations.
Descriptors: Disease Control, Allied Health Personnel, Allied Health Occupations Education, Risk Management
Turcotte, Martin – Statistics Canada, 2020
Using integrated 2006 and 2016 census data, this study examines the education and labour market integration outcomes of a recent cohort of young Black Canadians. Specifically, this study examines the link between the characteristics of the youth and their families when they were living with their parents (in 2006), and their education and labour…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Blacks, Youth, Educational Attainment
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)
Turcotte, Martin – Statistics Canada, 2019
In Canada, one of the objectives of immigration policies is to promote Canada's economic growth and prosperity. In light of this objective, education plays an important role in the selection process for prospective immigrants, meaning that many immigrants have postsecondary qualifications. This summary highlights results from a larger report that…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Labor Market, Immigrants, Economic Development
Davidson, Jordan; Arim, Rubab – Statistics Canada, 2019
Reducing the proportion of youth not in employment, education or training (NEET) is one of the targets of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goal 8. This has become an important indicator that is monitored by many countries and international organizations since youth NEET are prone to long-term economic and social difficulties. Although…
Descriptors: Out of School Youth, Foreign Countries, Unemployment, At Risk Persons
Turcotte, Martin – Statistics Canada, 2019
Using integrated data from the 2006 and 2016 censuses, this study examines the educational and labour market outcomes of a cohort of immigrant children aged 9 to 17 years in 2006. In this study, the results of the children of immigrants from various regions of origin are compared with those of children of Canadian-born parents. [For the summary…
Descriptors: Immigrants, Children, Adolescents, Educational Attainment
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
Gibson, Laura; Rodriguez, Carlos; Ferguson, Sarah Jane; Zhao, John; Hango, Darcy – Statistics Canada, 2019
Previous research has suggested that skills acquired at a young age, such as reading or math skills, may have an impact on the early labour market outcomes of individuals. In this study, tax data linked to the Youth in Transition Survey (YITS) and the Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) are used to examine the association between…
Descriptors: Reading Skills, Adolescents, Wages, Young Adults
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