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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
Zhao, John; Ferguson, Sarah Jane; Dryburgh, Heather; Rodriguez, Carlos; Gibson, Laura – Statistics Canada, 2017
Canadians complete postsecondary education for many reasons, including the desire to improve their quality of life or to pursue their passion. For many, ensuring financial security after graduation is also an important motivation. This report looks at how postsecondary education credentials pay off in earnings for working-age men and women in the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Comparative Analysis, Educational Attainment, Salary Wage Differentials
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
Frenette, Marc – Statistics Canada, 2017
This "Economic Insights" article documents the characteristics of families with children under the age of 18 who hold registered education savings plan (RESP) investments. The article also examines the relationship between holding an RESP account at age 15 and postsecondary enrolment between the ages of 19 and 27. The data are drawn from…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Postsecondary Education, Enrollment, Paying for College
Hou, Feng; Lu, Yuqian – Statistics Canada, 2017
While destination-country education provides many potential advantages for immigrants, empirical studies in Australia, Canada and the United States have produced mixed results on the labour outcomes of immigrants who are former international students. This study uses large national longitudinal datasets to examine cross-cohort trends and…
Descriptors: Foreign Students, Immigration, Income, Education Work Relationship
Messacar, Derek – Statistics Canada, 2017
This paper assesses the extent to which education affects how Canadians save and accumulate wealth for retirement. The paper makes three contributions. First, a descriptive analysis is presented of differences in savings and home values across individuals based on their levels of educational attainment. To this end, new datasets that link survey…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Outcomes of Education, Retirement, Retirement Benefits
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
Frenette, Marc – Statistics Canada, 2017
This "Economic Insights" article documents postsecondary enrolment rates among 19-year-olds over the 2001-to-2014 period by province of parental residence, parental income and sex. The data are drawn from the T1 Family File. Postsecondary enrolment is determined by the tuition, education and textbook credits on the personal income tax…
Descriptors: Postsecondary Education, Enrollment Rate, Family Income, Gender Differences
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
Frank, Kristyn; Hou, Feng – Statistics Canada, 2017
The increased migration of skilled workers globally has led to a focus in the immigration literature on the economic costs of unsuccessful labour market integration. Less attention has been given to the consequences of employment difficulties, such as those related to over-education, on aspects of immigrants' subjective well-being. Although a…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Life Satisfaction, Immigrants, Educational Attainment
Ci, Wen; Frenette, Marc; Morissette, René – Statistics Canada, 2016
Faced with job loss, displaced workers may choose to return to school to help them reintegrate into the labour force. Job losses in a given local labour market may also induce workers who have not yet been laid off to pre-emptively enrol in postsecondary (PS) institutions, as a precautionary measure. Combining microdata and grouped data, this…
Descriptors: Job Layoff, Dislocated Workers, Enrollment, Postsecondary Education
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
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