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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
Reid, Alana; Chen, Hui; Guertin, Rebecca – Statistics Canada, 2020
This article looks at the labour market outcomes of 2015 postsecondary graduates three years after graduation. Specifically, it examines their employment status, job permanency, relatedness of their job or business to their 2015 educational program, the degree to which graduates feel qualified for their job, their employment income and their job…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Graduates, Labor Market, 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, 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
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
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
Brunet, Sylvie – Statistics Canada, 2018
Young people who are not studying, in training or working make up what is known as the 'NEET' group (not in education, employment or training). The NEET indicator has been regularly published by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) since the late 1990s, as NEET youth are considered to be "potentially at risk for…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Education Work Relationship, Out of School Youth, Unemployment
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
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
Statistics Canada, 2015
The skills youth acquire at the end of their formal education are partly a reflection of the career plans and accompanying program choices they have made throughout their education. Whether these choices best meet Canadian labour market requirements has been the subject of considerable discussion and policy development over the past decade. The…
Descriptors: Career Choice, Decision Making, Foreign Countries, Career Planning
Frank, Kristyn; Frenette, Marc; Morissette, René – Statistics Canada, 2015
This "Economic Insights" article documents the evolution of real annual wages and salaries and employment patterns of young postsecondary graduates by field of study from 2005 to 2012. Results are shown for Canadian-born individuals aged 25 to 34 who are college graduates or hold a bachelor's degree. The data are drawn from the linked…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Graduates, Employment Patterns, Young Adults
Shaienks, Danielle; Gluszynski, Tomasz – Statistics Canada, 2009
Young adulthood is filled with major life events and pursuing higher education is one of the most common transitions. It is also the time when many young adults enter the labour market, move out of their parents' household and begin family formation. These significant events affect each other and impact the rest of their lives. Given the…
Descriptors: Intervals, Labor Market, Young Adults, Education Work Relationship
Shaienks, Danielle; Gluszynski, Tomasz; Bayard, Justin – Statistics Canada, 2008
The purpose of this paper is to capture and profile postsecondary education dropouts from three different types of postsecondary education--university, college and other types of institutions. It compares them with graduates from these three types of institutions. The analysis for this report is based on data from the Youth in Transition Survey…
Descriptors: Postsecondary Education, Dropout Rate, Dropouts, Education Work Relationship