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Landry, Simon; Racine, Audrey; Kumar, Mohan B. – Statistics Canada, 2023
Using a longitudinal dataset created through the linkage of the 2006 Indigenous Peoples Survey (IPS; formerly called the Aboriginal Peoples Survey) and the 2016 long-form Census, this study examines childhood factors that are associated with the completion of a high school diploma or equivalency certificate or higher among off-reserve First…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Eskimos, Indigenous Populations, Canada Natives
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
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
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
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
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
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
Statistics Canada, 2017
This publication is the ninth in a series of reports designed to complement the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development's (OECD) annual report on education indicators, "Education at a Glance: OECD Indicators." The 12 indicators presented in this 2017 Canadian compendium represent a selection of indicators that were…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Indicators, Educational Attainment, Graduation Rate
Statistics Canada, 2017
The report presents the data from the 2016 Census on the education of Canadians. In 2016, 22.4% of the Canadian population aged 25 to 64 had a college diploma as the highest educational qualification, compared with an estimated 8% among Organization for Economic Cooperation Development countries overall. In 2016, 40.7% of young women…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Indicators, Educational Attainment, Graduation Rate
Arriagada, Paula; Hango, Darcy – Statistics Canada, 2016
Existing research shows that higher cognitive skills, such as literacy and numeracy, are associated with greater labour force participation and higher earnings, as well as a positive relationship with self-reported health status. However, this research has not focused specifically on the Aboriginal population in Canada. This article examines the…
Descriptors: Canada Natives, Literacy, Numeracy, Nonreservation American Indians
Ferguson, Sarah Jane – Statistics Canada, 2016
Canada's knowledge-based economy--especially the fields of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM)--continues to grow. Related changes in the economy, including shifts to globalized markets and an emphasis on innovation and technology, all mean that education is more and more an integral component of economic and social well-being.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Womens Education, Educational Attainment, Qualifications