Economic and Social Reports

Journals and periodicals: 36-28-0001

Description: Economic and Social Reports includes in-depth research, brief analyses, and current economic updates on a variety of topics, such as labour, immigration, education and skills, income mobility, well-being, aging, firm dynamics, productivity, economic transitions, and economic geography. All the papers are institutionally reviewed and the research and analytical papers undergo peer review to ensure that they conform to Statistics Canada's mandate as a governmental statistical agency and adhere to generally accepted standards of good professional practice.
Frequency: Monthly
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Economic and Social Reports, Vol. 4, no. 5May 22, 2024
Housing international students: Housing suitability across municipalitiesMay 22, 2024More information
Trends in education–occupation mismatch among recent immigrants with a bachelor’s degree or higher, 2001 to 2021May 22, 2024More information
Pathways of Black, Latin American and other population groups in bachelor’s degree programsMay 22, 2024More information
Active presence of immigrants in Canada: Recent trends in tax filing and employment incidenceMay 22, 2024More information
High Inflation in 2022 in Canada: Demand–pull or supply–push?May 22, 2024More information
Survival and growth of women-owned and immigrant-owned businesses during the COVID-19 pandemicMay 22, 2024More information
Economic and Social Reports, Vol. 4, no. 4April 24, 2024
Canada’s gross domestic product per capita: Perspectives on the return to trendApril 24, 2024More information
Employment by choice and necessity among Canadian-born and immigrant seniorsApril 24, 2024More information
Retention and recruitment of young skilled workers: Results by province and territoryApril 24, 2024More information
Recent developments in the Canadian economy: Spring 2024April 24, 2024More information
Women-owned small and medium-sized enterprises in Canada: Exporting storyApril 24, 2024More information
The social networks of immigrant womenApril 24, 2024More information
Economic and Social Reports, Vol. 4, no. 3March 27, 2024
Temporary foreign workers in primary agriculture in Canada: Transition from temporary residency to permanent residency and industry retention after transitionMarch 27, 2024More information
Economic outcomes of government-assisted refugees in designated destinations: The effect of city sizeMarch 27, 2024More information
The Provincial Nominee Program: Provincial differencesMarch 27, 2024More information
Housing, wealth and debt: How are young Canadians adapting to current financial and housing pressures?March 27, 2024More information
Foreign workers in Canada: Labour force attachment among temporary residents with paid employment in 2019March 27, 2024More information
Immigration and the shifting occupational distribution in Canada, 2001 to 2021March 27, 2024More information
Economic and Social Reports, Vol. 4, no. 2February 28, 2024
A profile of women inventors in CanadaFebruary 28, 2024More information
The decline in the citizenship rate among recent immigrants to Canada: Update to 2021February 28, 2024More information
High school graduation and postsecondary enrolment of Black, Latin American and other population groups: What explains the differences?February 28, 2024More information
The improvement in the labour market outcomes of recent immigrants since the mid-2010sFebruary 28, 2024More information
Economic and Social Reports, Vol. 4, no. 1January 24, 2024
Temporary foreign workers with lower-skill occupations in the accommodation and food services industry: Transition to permanent residency and industrial retention after transitionJanuary 24, 2024More information
Working from home and public transit use in Canada, 2016 to 2023January 24, 2024More information
The short-term labour market outcomes of blended visa office-referred refugeesJanuary 24, 2024More information
Temporary foreign workers with lower-skill occupations in the food manufacturing industry: Transition to permanent residency and industrial retention after transitionJanuary 24, 2024More information
Risks to Canada’s corporate sector as interest rates riseJanuary 24, 2024More information
Earnings of one-step and two-step economic immigrants: Comparisons from the arrival yearJanuary 24, 2024More information
Economic and Social Reports, Vol. 3, no. 12December 21, 2023
Intergenerational income mobility in Canada: Research highlights from two recent studiesDecember 21, 2023More information
Most prevalent jobs of young bachelor’s degree graduates by detailed field of studyDecember 21, 2023More information
The housing trajectories of Canadian-born racialized population groupsDecember 21, 2023More information
Provincial Nominee Program: Recent trends and provincial differences in earnings outcomesDecember 21, 2023More information
Foreign workers in Canada: Distribution of paid employment by industryDecember 21, 2023More information
The post-2001 productivity growth divergence between Canada and the United States: The role of the information and cultural services industryDecember 21, 2023More information
Economic and Social Reports, Vol. 3, no. 11November 22, 2023
Characteristics of postsecondary international students who did not enrol in publicly funded postsecondary education programsNovember 22, 2023More information
The Provincial Nominee Program: Retention in province of landingNovember 22, 2023More information
Labour market participation of parents with young childrenNovember 22, 2023More information
Tax-filing rates of newly landed immigrants in Canada: Trends and insightsNovember 22, 2023More information
Employment situations and child care arrangements after mothers’ return to work following parental leaveNovember 22, 2023More information
Economic and Social Reports, Vol. 3, no. 10October 25, 2023
Employee paid sick leave coverage in Canada, 1995 to 2022October 25, 2023More information
Use of government business liquidity support by child care businesses in Canada during the COVID-19 pandemicOctober 25, 2023More information
Foreign workers in Canada: Work permit holders versus employment income records, 2010 to 2022October 25, 2023More information
Foreign workers in Canada: Changing composition and employment incidences of work permit holdersOctober 25, 2023More information
A profile of corporate exits and insolvenciesOctober 25, 2023More information
Recent Developments in the Canadian Economy: Fall 2023October 25, 2023More information
Economic and Social Reports, Vol. 3, no. 9September 27, 2023
Immigrant credit visibility: Access to credit over time in Canada September 27, 2023More information
The effect of parents’ education and income on the educational attainment of childhood immigrantsSeptember 27, 2023More information
A comparison of postsecondary enrolment trends between domestic and international students by field of studySeptember 27, 2023More information
Economic and Social Reports, Vol. 3, no. 8August 23, 2023
Changing demographics of racialized people in CanadaAugust 23, 2023More information
Poverty among racialized groups across generationsAugust 23, 2023More information
What’s included in Canadians’ rent?August 23, 2023More information
Internationally educated health care professionals in Canada: Sociodemographic characteristics and occupational distributionAugust 23, 2023More information
Economic and Social Reports, Vol. 3, no. 7July 26, 2023
Estimates of parental child care expenses in January to February 2022July 26, 2023More information
What can be learned about caregivers in Canada from the analysis of families claiming the Canada caregiver credit?July 26, 2023More information
The changing nature of work since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemicJuly 26, 2023More information
The Provincial Nominee Program: Its expansion in CanadaJuly 26, 2023More information
Switching stores to cope with high inflation: Food sales at food and beverage stores and general merchandise storesJuly 26, 2023More information
Highlights from a new study on the lifetime earnings growth of individuals with childhood-onset disabilitiesJuly 26, 2023More information
Economic and Social Reports, Vol. 3, no. 6June 28, 2023
Labour market imbalances: Evidence from the Canadian Economic TrackerJune 28, 2023More information
Import prices and inflation in CanadaJune 28, 2023More information
Immigrants’ sense of belonging to Canada by province of residenceJune 28, 2023More information
Markups and inflation: Evidence from firm-level dataJune 28, 2023More information
Inflationary pressures, wages and profitsJune 28, 2023More information
Economic and Social Reports, Vol. 3, no. 5May 24, 2023
Unemployment and job vacancies by education, 2016 to 2022May 24, 2023More information
A cross-cohort comparison of economic well-being during retirement yearsMay 24, 2023More information
Do university-educated immigrants recover economically from a slow start?May 24, 2023More information
Economic and Social Reports, Vol. 3, no. 4May 8, 2023
High school academic performance and earnings by postsecondary field of studyMay 8, 2023More information
Recent developments in the Canadian economy: Spring 2023May 8, 2023More information
A cross-cohort comparison of the economic impact of divorce and widowhood on seniorsMay 8, 2023More information
Real production and real income growth over the COVID-19 pandemicMay 8, 2023More information
Economic and Social Reports, Vol. 3, no. 3March 22, 2023
Characteristics of child care centres serving children aged 0 to 5 years in Canada, 2021 to 2022March 22, 2023More information
The likelihood and timing of mothers returning to work after parental leaveMarch 22, 2023More information
Zombie firms in CanadaMarch 22, 2023More information
Interjurisdictional employment in Canada, 2002 to 2019March 22, 2023More information
Economic and Social Reports, Vol. 3, no. 2February 22, 2023
Measuring the value of women’s contribution to the Canadian economy: New insights based on recent work February 22, 2023More information
Assessing the rise in broad-based inflationary pressure during 2021 and 2022February 22, 2023More information
Patenting activity of women-owned businesses in CanadaFebruary 22, 2023More information
Economic and Social Reports, Vol. 3, no. 1January 25, 2023
What do we know about physical and non-physical childhood maltreatment in Canada?January 25, 2023More information
Official language proficiency and immigrant labour market outcomes: Evidence from test-based multidimensional measures of language skillsJanuary 25, 2023More information
Survey framing and mode effects in life satisfaction responses on Canadian social surveysJanuary 25, 2023More information
Economic and Social Reports, Vol. 2, no. 12December 22, 2022
Employment growth in Canada and the United States during the recovery from COVID-19December 22, 2022More information
Occupational profile and work tasks of Canadian PhDs: Gender and field of study differencesDecember 22, 2022More information
Perceptions of shared values in Canadian society among the immigrant populationDecember 22, 2022More information
Characteristics of Indigenous-owned businessesDecember 22, 2022More information
Economic and Social Reports, Vol. 2, no. 11November 23, 2022
Unionization in Canada, 1981 to 2022November 23, 2022More information
Youth life satisfaction during the COVID-19 pandemic in a cross-national comparisonNovember 23, 2022More information
Does taking short postsecondary programs or independent credits benefit recently displaced workers?November 23, 2022More information
Economic and Social Reports, Vol. 2, no. 10October 27, 2022
Recent developments in the Canadian economy: Fall 2022October 27, 2022More information
Real wages and productivity during the COVID-19 pandemicOctober 27, 2022More information
Improving the measurement of the contribution of women to the economy: Estimates of gross domestic product by genderOctober 27, 2022More information
Economic and Social Reports, Vol. 2, no. 9September 28, 2022
Registered education savings plan investments by family income and liquid wealthSeptember 28, 2022More information
Postsecondary education decisions following a permanent layoffSeptember 28, 2022More information
Who are Canada’s legislators? Characteristics and gender gaps among members of legislative bodiesSeptember 28, 2022More information
Economic and Social Reports, Vol. 2, no. 8August 24, 2022
Working from home during the COVID-19 pandemic: How rates in Canada and the United States compareAugust 24, 2022More information
COVID-19 restrictions index updateAugust 24, 2022More information
Exploring the business dynamics of self-employed child care service providersAugust 24, 2022More information
Economic and Social Reports, Vol. 2, no. 7July 27, 2022
Employer responses to labour shortagesJuly 27, 2022More information
Retention of government-assisted refugees in designated destinations: Recent trends and the role of destination characteristicsJuly 27, 2022More information
The value of unpaid childcare and paid employment by gender: What are the impacts of the low-fee universal childcare program?July 27, 2022More information
Economic and Social Reports, Vol. 2, no. 6June 22, 2022
Immigration selection factors and the earnings of economic principal applicantsJune 22, 2022More information
Accuracy of parental perceptions about licensed child care in CanadaJune 22, 2022More information
Entering postsecondary education after job loss: Family-level considerationsJune 22, 2022More information
Economic and Social Reports, Vol. 2, no. 5May 25, 2022
The long-term wage growth of teleworkers before the COVID-19 pandemicMay 25, 2022More information
The COVID-19 pandemic and gross domestic product per capita growth in CanadaMay 25, 2022More information
Recent trends in Registered Education Savings Plan holdings by income, immigrant status, Indigenous identity and provinceMay 25, 2022More information
Is taking a gap year between high school and postsecondary education beneficial or detrimental in the long term?May 25, 2022More information
Economic and Social Reports, Vol. 2, no. 4April 28, 2022
Do aging baby boomers work more than earlier generations?April 28, 2022More information
Neighbourhood characteristics of lower-income families in census metropolitan areasApril 28, 2022More information
A sociodemographic profile of Ukrainian-CanadiansApril 28, 2022More information
Canadians’ use of the Internet and digital technologies before and during the COVID-19 pandemicApril 28, 2022More information
Economic and Social Reports, Vol. 2, no. 3March 23, 2022
International students as a source of labour supply: A summary of recent trendsMarch 23, 2022More information
From adaptability to vulnerability: Changes in admission criteria and refugee participation in social assistanceMarch 23, 2022More information
Youth unemployment in Canada, Germany, Ireland, and the United Kingdom in times of COVID-19March 23, 2022More information
Recent developments in the Canadian economy: Winter 2022March 23, 2022More information
Patenting activity of Canadian-resident businessesMarch 23, 2022More information
A profile of children with affirmative responses to the 2016 census questions on difficulties with activities of daily livingMarch 23, 2022More information
Economic and Social Reports, Vol. 2, no. 2February 23, 2022
Working from home for an employer located in another province or territoryFebruary 23, 2022More information
Understanding the tax implications of Registered Retirement Savings PlansFebruary 23, 2022More information
Immigrant labour market outcomes during recessions: Comparing the early 1990s, late 2000s and COVID-19 recessionsFebruary 23, 2022More information
International students as a source of labour supply: Pre-immigration study in Canada and post-immigration earningsFebruary 23, 2022More information
The relative earnings of individuals in designated visible minority categories in Canada across four workplace sectors February 23, 2022More information
The Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy program and business survival and growth during the COVID-19 pandemic in CanadaFebruary 23, 2022More information
Economic and Social Reports, Vol. 2, no. 1January 26, 2022
Gender differences in sociodemographic and economic characteristics of early learning child care workersJanuary 26, 2022More information
Transition to permanent residency by lower- and higher-skilled temporary foreign workersJanuary 26, 2022More information
A comparison of parenting concerns in Canada and the United States during the early stages of the COVID-19 pandemicJanuary 26, 2022More information
The weekly earnings of Canadian-born individuals in designated visible minority and White categories in the mid-2010sJanuary 26, 2022More information
Fine tuning or re-skilling? Educational strategies of prime-aged displaced workersJanuary 26, 2022More information
Economic and Social Reports, Vol. 1, no. 12January 18, 2022
International students as a source of labour supply: Engagement in the labour market after graduationJanuary 18, 2022More information
Estimates of the economic activity in and around flooded areas in British ColumbiaJanuary 18, 2022More information
Business ownership among persons with disabilities in CanadaJanuary 18, 2022More information
Economic and Social Reports, Vol. 1, no. 11November 24, 2021
International students as a source of labour supply: Engagement in the labour market during the period of studyNovember 24, 2021More information
Claiming postsecondary education tax credits: Differences by level of parental income and implications for trends in enrolment ratesNovember 24, 2021More information
The labour market outcomes of economic immigrants in the skilled tradesNovember 24, 2021More information
Gender differences in STEM enrolment and graduation: What are the roles of academic performance and preparation?November 24, 2021More information
Economic and Social Reports, Vol. 1, no. 10October 27, 2021
Working from home in Canada: What have we learned so far? October 27, 2021More information
Recent developments in the Canadian economy: Fall 2021October 27, 2021More information
Educational experiences of young women with disabilitiesOctober 27, 2021More information
Work experiences of women with disabilitiesOctober 27, 2021More information
Economic and Social Reports, Vol. 1, no. 9September 22, 2021
Immigrant entrepreneurs in Canada: Highlights from recent studiesSeptember 22, 2021More information
Gender-related differences in the career advancement of women in CanadaSeptember 22, 2021More information
Immigrant and second-generation entrepreneurs in Canada: An intergenerational comparison of business ownershipSeptember 22, 2021More information
Gender-related differences in desired level of educational attainment among students in CanadaSeptember 22, 2021More information
Economic and Social Reports, Vol. 1, no. 8August 25, 2021
Canadian Survey on the Provision of Child Care ServicesAugust 25, 2021More information
Patterns of participation in early learning and child care among families with potential socioeconomic disadvantages in CanadaAugust 25, 2021More information
Use of child care for children younger than six during COVID-19August 25, 2021More information
Use of child care before and after school in CanadaAugust 25, 2021More information
Indigenous and non-Indigenous early learning and child care workers in CanadaAugust 25, 2021More information
The early learning and child care industry in Canada: Business characteristics and industry gross domestic productAugust 25, 2021More information
Economic and Social Reports, Vol. 1, no. 7July 28, 2021
Self-reported loneliness among recent immigrants, long-term immigrants, and Canadian-born individualsJuly 28, 2021More information
The oil and gas sector in Canada: A year after the start of the pandemicJuly 28, 2021More information
Starting a business in a pandemic: The experiences of businesses created during COVID-19July 28, 2021More information
International students as a source of labour supply: The growing number of international students and their changing sociodemographic characteristicsJuly 28, 2021More information
Economic and Social Reports, Vol. 1, no. 6June 23, 2021
Differences in the economic impacts of COVID-19 across the provinces and territoriesJune 23, 2021More information
International students as a source of labour supply: Transition to permanent residencyJune 23, 2021More information
International students as a source of labour supply: Retention in their province of studyJune 23, 2021More information
Job security in the age of artificial intelligence and potential pandemicsJune 23, 2021More information
Leveraging postsecondary student employment into a career: The importance of remaining in the firm after graduationJune 23, 2021More information
Use of the Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy program by employer businesses in 2020June 23, 2021More information
Economic and Social Reports, Vol. 1, no. 5May 26, 2021
Working from home after the COVID-19 pandemic: An estimate of worker preferencesMay 26, 2021More information
The effects of child tax benefits on the income of single mothersMay 26, 2021More information
Differences in living arrangements of older seniors by mother tongueMay 26, 2021More information
Impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on productivity growth in CanadaMay 26, 2021More information
Gender differences in employment one year into the COVID-19 pandemic: An analysis by industrial sector and firm sizeMay 26, 2021More information
Neighbourhood characteristics and life satisfaction of individuals in lower-, middle-, and higher-income families in Canadian metropolitan areasMay 26, 2021More information
Economic and Social Reports, Vol. 1, no. 4April 28, 2021
Trends in between-workplace earnings inequality in 14 high-income countriesApril 28, 2021More information
Foreign workers in the Canadian agriculture industryApril 28, 2021More information
Foreign workers in the Canadian food manufacturing industryApril 28, 2021More information
Are the gaps in labour market outcomes between immigrants and their Canadian-born counterparts starting to close?April 28, 2021More information
An occupational risk/reward assessment tool for COVID-19April 28, 2021More information
Working from home: Potential implications for public transit and greenhouse gas emissions April 22, 2021More information
Economic and Social Reports, Vol. 1, no. 3March 24, 2021
One useful labour market indicatorMarch 24, 2021More information
Changes in employment by businesses during the COVID-19 pandemic: New insights on the experimental series of monthly business openings and closuresMarch 24, 2021More information
Characteristics of businesses that closed during the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020March 24, 2021More information
Canadians’ assessments of social media in their livesMarch 24, 2021More information
Recent developments in the Canadian economy: Assessing the economic recovery from COVID-19March 24, 2021More information
Economic and Social Reports, Vol. 1, no. 2February 24, 2021
Economic performance associated with digitalization in Canada over the past two decadesFebruary 24, 2021More information
Workers’ responses to job loss when employment opportunities are scarceFebruary 24, 2021More information
Measuring digital intensity in the Canadian economyFebruary 24, 2021More information
Early earnings trajectories of international students after graduation from postsecondary programsFebruary 24, 2021More information
Economic and Social Reports, Vol. 1, no. 1January 27, 2021
COVID-19: New data and analysis for monitoring Canada’s economic recoveryJanuary 27, 2021More information
Gender differences in early career job mobility and wage growth in CanadaJanuary 27, 2021More information
Impact of COVID-19 on parental expectations, savings intentions and other plans to financially support children’s postsecondary educationJanuary 27, 2021More information
The changing nature of work in Canada amid recent advances in automation technologyJanuary 27, 2021More information
How did the COVID-19 pandemic affect the hours worked in Canada? An analysis by industry, province, and firm sizeJanuary 27, 2021More information