Education Indicators in Canada: Report of the Pan-Canadian Education Indicators Program, December 2011 - ARCHIVED

Surveys and statistical programs – Documentation: 81-582-X2011002


The Pan-Canadian Education Indicators Program (PCEIP) provides a statistical portrait of the elementary, secondary and postsecondary education systems through the following products:

Tables - These tables update or add to those published in previous issues of Education Indicators in Canada: Report of the Pan-Canadian Education Indicators Program.

Fact sheets - The Education Indicators in Canada: Fact Sheets series provides an "at-a-glance" overview of particular aspects of education in Canada and summarizes key data trends in selected tables.

Education Indicators in Canada: An International Perspective - This annual report combines international statistics from the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) with comparable provincial and territorial figures. The first report was published in September 2009.

Handbook - Education Indicators in Canada: Handbook for the Pan-Canadian Education Indicators Program provides brief, general descriptions of the data sources and methodology behind the indicators.

The Pan-Canadian Education Indicators Program (PCEIP) is an ongoing initiative of the Canadian Education Statistics Council, a partnership between Statistics Canada and the Council of Ministers of Education, Canada. PCEIP products are prepared by the two organizations in collaboration with the provincial and territorial departments and ministries responsible for education and training. They are aimed at policy makers, practitioners and the general public.

The previous PCEIP publications evolved into this new line of products, beginning in 2009.

Tables for the following education indicators have been updated:

A portrait of the school-age population: Indicator A3, Low income

Financing education systems: Indicator B2, Public and private expenditure on education

Elementary-secondary education: Indicator C2, Elementary-secondary school: enrolments and educators.

Postsecondary education: Indicator D1, Enrolment in postsecondary education; Indicator D2, Postsecondary completions and graduation rates; and Indicator D3, University educators.

Transitions and outcomes: Indicator E1, Transitions to postsecondary education; Indicator E2, Transitions to the labour market.

Reference statistics: F1, Reference statistics for use in the calculation of indicators

Issue Number: 2011002
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