Characteristics of postsecondary international students who did not enrol in publicly funded postsecondary education programs

Articles and reports: 36-28-0001202301100001

Description: The fast-growing number of international students have generated strong public interest and concerns about their impacts on Canada’s educational institutions, labour market, and affordable housing. Fully understanding such impacts requires better knowledge of their school enrollment and labour force participation. Using temporary resident permit data from the Longitudinal Immigration Database and tax data from the Longitudinal Worker File, this article sheds light on the activities and sociodemographic characteristics of postsecondary study permit holders who were not enrolled in publicly funded postsecondary education institutions.
Issue Number: 2023011
Author(s): Choi, Youjin; Hou, Feng
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