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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
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
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
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
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, 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
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
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
Bourbeau, Emmanuelle; Pelletier, Rachelle – Statistics Canada, 2019
Young people (aged 15 to 29) who are not in employment, education or training (NEET) are often considered to be more vulnerable than their peers, as they may face a risk of becoming disengaged or socially excluded, and could miss out on gaining skills or experience in the labour market. While Statistics Canada has previously examined the…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Young Adults, Out of School Youth, Unemployment
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
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
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
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