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Study: Does reading proficiency at age 15 affect employment earnings in young adulthood?

Released: 2019-10-17

Statistics Canada is releasing a new study, "Does reading proficiency at age 15 affect employment earnings in young adulthood?," as part of the Insights on Canadian Society (Catalogue number75-006-X).

This study uses tax data linked to the Youth in Transition Survey and the Programme for International Student Assessment to examine the association between background factors at age 15 (including reading proficiency) and employment earnings in young adulthood for a cohort of respondents who were aged 15 in 2000.

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The study "Does reading proficiency at age 15 affect employment earnings in young adulthood?" is now available as part of Insights on Canadian Society (Catalogue number75-006-X).

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For more information, or to enquire about the concepts, methods or data quality of this release, contact us (toll-free 1-800-263-1136; 514-283-8300; STATCAN.infostats-infostats.STATCAN@canada.ca) or Media Relations (613-951-4636; STATCAN.mediahotline-ligneinfomedias.STATCAN@canada.ca).

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