Provincial drop-out rates - Trends and consequences - ARCHIVED

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This article uses Labour Force Survey data for the 1990-1991 to 2004-2005 school years to examine trends in the high school drop-out rate for Canada and the provinces, for males compared to and females and for census metropolitan areas compared to rural areas. A high school drop-out is defined as the share of 20-to-24-year-olds who are not attending school and who have not graduated from high school.

Issue Number: 2005004
Author(s): Bowlby, Geoff; McMullen, Kathryn
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HTMLDecember 16, 2005