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Van Bussel, Melissa; Marshall, George; Fecteau, Eric – Statistics Canada, 2023
In 2020, the federal government implemented the Canada Emergency Response Benefit (CERB) and the Canada Emergency Student Benefit (CESB) to provide financial support to employees, self-employed individuals and students directly affected by COVID-19. The CERB was available for individuals who stopped working or were working reduced hours because of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Postsecondary Education, Financial Support, Emergency Programs
Wall, Katherine – Statistics Canada, 2020
This paper provides insight on how postsecondary students' work placements were impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. Results are based on the recent Statistics Canada crowdsourcing data collection completed by over 100,000 postsecondary students between April 19 and May 1, 2020.
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Students, Intellectual Disciplines, Experiential Learning
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
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
Picot, Garnett; Hou, Feng – Statistics Canada, 2019
In Canada, immigrants represented more than half of the population in the prime working ages with at least a bachelor's degree in the science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) fields of study in 2016. They accounted for three-quarters of engineering and computer science graduates with a master's or doctorate degree. This paper…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Immigrants, STEM Education, Job Skills
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
Zhao, John; Ferguson, Sarah Jane; Dryburgh, Heather; Rodriguez, Carlos; Subedi, Rajendra – Statistics Canada, 2017
Young graduates from many different fields of study help ensure a prosperous future for Canada. They are those who will build and maintain a strong social infrastructure in areas such as education, communications, justice and health, alongside graduates in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM), who will advance the frontiers of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Intellectual Disciplines, Majors (Students), College Graduates
Rodriguez, Carlos; Zhao, John; Ferguson, Sarah Jane – Statistics Canada, 2016
This study analyses trends in co-operative education (co-op) participation for graduates with a college certificate or diploma or a university bachelor's degree from 1986 to 2010 in Canada, based on data from the National Graduates Survey (NGS). Changes in co-op participation rates over time are examined, along with differences by field of study.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Cooperative Education, Graduate Surveys, Student Participation
Frenette, Marc; Frank, Kristyn – Statistics Canada, 2016
This "Economic Insights" article documents age-adjusted mean earnings by detailed field of study among 25- to 54-year-old university and college graduates who worked full year, full time in 2010. The data are drawn from the 2011 National Household Survey. The results suggest that management sciences and quantitative methods graduates…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Graduates, Income, Education Work Relationship
Statistics Canada, 2016
From an economic perspective, the arrival of international students on Canadian campuses can represent a flow of highly skilled talent that can help ease domestic skills shortages not filled by the native-born population. A recent study notes that of the cohort of international students who came to Canada to study during the 1990s and early 2000s,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Foreign Students, Enrollment Trends, College Students
LaRochelle-Côté, Sébastien; Hango, Darcy – Statistics Canada, 2016
Based on a self-reported measure of overqualification, this article examines the association between overqualification and skills among workers aged 25 to 64 with a university degree, using data from the 2012 Programme for the International Assessment of Adult Competencies (PIAAC). This article also examines the extent to which overqualified…
Descriptors: Employment Qualifications, Job Skills, Adults, Foreign Countries
Hango, Darcy; Hamilton, Lynn; Ferguson, Sarah Jane; Zhao, John – Statistics Canada, 2015
This article examines the differences in the location of study of immigrant adults aged 25 to 64 with a university education (i.e., with at least a bachelor's degree). It provides results by period of immigration (pre-1990, the 1990s, and the 2000s) and provides a more in-depth analysis of factors that are linked to the location of study for the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Immigrants, College Graduates, School Location
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