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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
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)
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
Frenette, Marc; Lu, Yuqian; Chan, Winnie – Statistics Canada, 2019
The number of temporary residents that hold a postsecondary study permit in Canada has increased rapidly in recent years, going from 201,186 in 2009 to 294,020 in 2015--a 46.1% increase. The purpose of this study is to describe the postsecondary experience and early labour market outcomes of study permit holders (international students). The study…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Postsecondary Education, Student Experience, Foreign Students
Lau, Yao; Hou, Feng – Statistics Canada, 2019
This study compares the differences in the mismatch between the education and occupations of immigrants in Canada and the United States, operationalized by over-education. It further explores how the cross-country differences may be related to the supply of and demand for university-educated immigrants and the way they are selected. Using…
Descriptors: Immigrants, Educational Background, Educational Attainment, Foreign Countries
Frenette, Marc; Frank, Kristyn – Statistics Canada, 2017
This study examines the relationship between occupational skill requirements and educational attainment (the highest level completed and the field of study). Using the 2011 National Household Survey matched to data from the Occupational Information Network (which contains information on occupational skill requirements), the study uncovers many new…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Graduates, Employment, Job Skills
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
Uppal, Sharanjit – Statistics Canada, 2017
Western countries have the highest levels of educational attainment in the world. Many individuals, however, do not have a high school diploma and consequently do not have any certification from the school system. For example, among Canadians aged 25 and over in 2016, 14% reported that their highest level of education was "less than high…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Employment, Dropouts, Young Adults
Hou, Feng; Bonikowska, Aneta – Statistics Canada, 2016
It has been well documented that the children of immigrants in Canada outperform their peers with Canadian-born parents in educational attainment, and that the two groups have similar labour market outcomes. However, large variations by ethnicity or source country exist among the children of immigrants. This study examines the extent to which…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Immigrants, Educational Attainment, Employment
Ferguson, Sarah Jane; Wang, Shunji – Statistics Canada, 2014
Knowledge and skills are increasingly important to innovation, productivity, economic growth and competitiveness. For Canada, a better educated population and a highly skilled workforce are vital to ensure successes in the face of growing global competition. Higher education can provide individuals with knowledge and skills needed to participate…
Descriptors: College Graduates, Employment, Debt (Financial), Cooperative Education
King, Darren; Eisl-Culkin, Judy; Desjardins, Louise – Statistics Canada, 2008
"Doctorate Education in Canada: Findings from the Survey of Earned Doctorates, 2005/2006" is the third paper in a series of reports written by the Learning Policy Directorate of Human Resources and Social Development Canada (HRSDC) and the Centre for Education Statistics of Statistics Canada. Each report presents an overview of doctoral…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Doctoral Degrees, College Graduates, Foreign Students