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  • Journals and periodicals: 11-632-X
    Description:

    The newsletter offers information aimed at three main groups, businesses (small to medium), communities and ethno-cultural groups/communities. Articles and outreach materials will assist their understanding of national and local data from the many relevant sources found on the Statistics Canada website.

    Release date: 2019-02-22

  • Surveys and statistical programs – Documentation: 89F0115X
    Description:

    This document provides a comprehensive reference to the information available from the General Social Survey (GSS). It provides a description of the content of each of the 18 GSS cycles (e.g. time use, social support, education, the family), as well as background information, target population and collection methodology. A list of the products and services available from each cycle is also included.

    Release date: 2019-02-20

  • Surveys and statistical programs – Documentation: 75-005-M2019001
    Description:

    The production of statistics from the Labour Force Survey (LFS) involves many activities, one of which is data processing. This step involves the verification and correction of survey data when required in order to produce microdata files. Beginning in January 2019, LFS processing will be transitioned to a new system, the Social Survey Processing Environment. This document describes the development and testing that preceded the implementation of the new system, and demonstrates that the transition is expected to have minimal impact on LFS estimates and be transparent to users of LFS data.

    Release date: 2019-02-08

  • Public use microdata: 12M0026X
    Description:

    This package was designed to help users access and manipulate the public use microdata file (PUMF – provincial) for the 2014 General Social Survey (GSS) on Canadians’ Safety (Victimization). It contains the PUMF data and describes the objectives, methodology and estimation procedures for this survey as well as guidelines for releasing estimates.

    Statistics Canada collected data on the topic of Canadians’ safety (Victimization) for the sixth time in 2014. Data were previously collected in 1988 (Cycle 3), 1993 (Cycle 8), 1999 (Cycle 13), 2004 (Cycle 18) and 2009 (Cycle 23). The 2014 provincial GSS collected data from persons aged 15 years and over living in private households in Canada, excluding residents of the Yukon, Northwest Territories and Nunavut and full time residents of institutions.

    Between 2009 and 2014, the core content of the survey was revised in a number of ways, based on experience gained from earlier iterations. Some questions were revised to improve their clarity for respondents, and others were added or dropped following consultations with stakeholders from the justice sector, government and academic communities.

    Release date: 2016-07-27

  • Stats in brief: 89-652-X2015004
    Description:

    This is a fact sheet about Canadians' sense of belonging to Canada, their province of residence and their local community. The results are based on data from the 2013 General Social Survey (GSS) on social identity.

    Release date: 2015-06-29

  • Stats in brief: 11-627-M2015002
    Description:

    This infographic titled 'Proud to be Canadian' describes results on pride in Canada, based on the 2013 General Social Survey on Social Identity. Findings on pride in being Canadian, as well as Canadian achievements are presented.

    Release date: 2015-06-23

  • Articles and reports: 89-652-X2015003
    Description:

    This report provides a profile of volunteerism in Canada, examining trends in volunteer rates and hours volunteered, the characteristics of volunteers, the sectors benefiting from volunteering, types of volunteer activities, and motivations for and barriers to volunteering. Also presented are patterns in informal volunteering, defined here as acts helping people directly, whether it is family, friends or neighbours.

    Release date: 2015-06-18

  • Articles and reports: 89-652-X2015002
    Description:

    This report examines trends for various indicators of social capital : social networks size and type, frequency of contacts with friends, civic engagement, trust in others and sense of belonging.

    Release date: 2015-05-20

  • Articles and reports: 75-006-X201500114142
    Description:

    This article provides information on the care provided by caregivers to seniors with a long-term health condition, a disability or problems related to aging. It focuses on how the intensity and nature of the care vary depending on seniors’ type of housing. Four types of housing are examined: care facilities, supportive housing, private households separate from the caregiver, and private households shared with the caregiver.

    Release date: 2015-02-25

  • Articles and reports: 89-652-X2015001
    Description:

    This report uses the most recent data from the General Social Survey (GSS) 2013 on Giving, Volunteering and Participating to profile volunteering and charitable giving in Canada. The first section presents information about individuals aged 15 years and over who volunteered in 2013, their characteristics and the number of hours they provided. The second section focuses on charitable giving, including changes in donation rates and in the amounts given by Canadians of all ages.

    Release date: 2015-01-30
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  • Journals and periodicals: 11-632-X
    Description:

    The newsletter offers information aimed at three main groups, businesses (small to medium), communities and ethno-cultural groups/communities. Articles and outreach materials will assist their understanding of national and local data from the many relevant sources found on the Statistics Canada website.

    Release date: 2019-02-22

  • Stats in brief: 89-652-X2015004
    Description:

    This is a fact sheet about Canadians' sense of belonging to Canada, their province of residence and their local community. The results are based on data from the 2013 General Social Survey (GSS) on social identity.

    Release date: 2015-06-29

  • Stats in brief: 11-627-M2015002
    Description:

    This infographic titled 'Proud to be Canadian' describes results on pride in Canada, based on the 2013 General Social Survey on Social Identity. Findings on pride in being Canadian, as well as Canadian achievements are presented.

    Release date: 2015-06-23

  • Articles and reports: 89-652-X2015003
    Description:

    This report provides a profile of volunteerism in Canada, examining trends in volunteer rates and hours volunteered, the characteristics of volunteers, the sectors benefiting from volunteering, types of volunteer activities, and motivations for and barriers to volunteering. Also presented are patterns in informal volunteering, defined here as acts helping people directly, whether it is family, friends or neighbours.

    Release date: 2015-06-18

  • Articles and reports: 89-652-X2015002
    Description:

    This report examines trends for various indicators of social capital : social networks size and type, frequency of contacts with friends, civic engagement, trust in others and sense of belonging.

    Release date: 2015-05-20

  • Articles and reports: 75-006-X201500114142
    Description:

    This article provides information on the care provided by caregivers to seniors with a long-term health condition, a disability or problems related to aging. It focuses on how the intensity and nature of the care vary depending on seniors’ type of housing. Four types of housing are examined: care facilities, supportive housing, private households separate from the caregiver, and private households shared with the caregiver.

    Release date: 2015-02-25

  • Articles and reports: 89-652-X2015001
    Description:

    This report uses the most recent data from the General Social Survey (GSS) 2013 on Giving, Volunteering and Participating to profile volunteering and charitable giving in Canada. The first section presents information about individuals aged 15 years and over who volunteered in 2013, their characteristics and the number of hours they provided. The second section focuses on charitable giving, including changes in donation rates and in the amounts given by Canadians of all ages.

    Release date: 2015-01-30

  • Articles and reports: 89-652-X2014006
    Description:

    This report examines Canadians’ social connections, using the 2013 General Social Survey on Social Identity. Three aspects are examined 1) size of social networks (number and type of social connections), 2) frequency and types of communication, and 3) characteristics of friends. The report ends with a short discussion of the possible impact of social connections on Canadians’ overall quality of life.

    Release date: 2014-12-23

  • Articles and reports: 89-652-X2014005
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

    Using data from the 2011 General Social Survey (GSS) on Families, this report provides an overview of child care in Canada, examining its overall use, factors influencing use, types of child care arrangements, and cost.

    Release date: 2014-10-30

  • Stats in brief: 89-652-X2014004
    Description:

    This is a fact sheet about end-of-life care. The results are based on data from the 2012 General Social Survey (GSS) on Caregiving and Care Receiving.

    Release date: 2014-10-03
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  • Surveys and statistical programs – Documentation: 89F0115X
    Description:

    This document provides a comprehensive reference to the information available from the General Social Survey (GSS). It provides a description of the content of each of the 18 GSS cycles (e.g. time use, social support, education, the family), as well as background information, target population and collection methodology. A list of the products and services available from each cycle is also included.

    Release date: 2019-02-20

  • Surveys and statistical programs – Documentation: 75-005-M2019001
    Description:

    The production of statistics from the Labour Force Survey (LFS) involves many activities, one of which is data processing. This step involves the verification and correction of survey data when required in order to produce microdata files. Beginning in January 2019, LFS processing will be transitioned to a new system, the Social Survey Processing Environment. This document describes the development and testing that preceded the implementation of the new system, and demonstrates that the transition is expected to have minimal impact on LFS estimates and be transparent to users of LFS data.

    Release date: 2019-02-08

  • Notices and consultations: 11-016-X
    Description:

    Statistics Canada's Newsletter for Communities offers information to those working for municipal and community organizations about Statistics Canada's data and services. The newsletter also offers links to data releases of the Census and National Household Survey, videos, tutorials, media advisories, learning sessions and presentations.

    Release date: 2014-11-20

  • Surveys and statistical programs – Documentation: 99-011-X
    Description:

    This topic presents data on the Aboriginal peoples of Canada and their demographic characteristics. Depending on the application, estimates using any of the following concepts may be appropriate for the Aboriginal population: (1) Aboriginal identity, (2) Aboriginal ancestry, (3) Registered or Treaty Indian status and (4) Membership in a First Nation or Indian band. Data from the 2011 National Household Survey are available for the geographical locations where these populations reside, including 'on reserve' census subdivisions and Inuit communities of Inuit Nunangat as well as other geographic areas such as the national (Canada), provincial and territorial levels.

    Analytical products

    The analytical document provides analysis on the key findings and trends in the data, and is complimented with the short articles found in NHS in Brief and the NHS Focus on Geography Series.

    Data products

    The NHS Profile is one data product that provides a statistical overview of user selected geographic areas based on several detailed variables and/or groups of variables. Other data products include data tables which represent a series of cross tabulations ranging in complexity and are available for various levels of geography.

    Release date: 2014-05-28

  • Surveys and statistical programs – Documentation: 91-549-X
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

    The main objective of this document is to raise awareness among Statistics Canada data users of the different sources of language data available at Statistics Canada. Along with the census, surveys with an important sample of official-language minority groups and/or with information on languages are listed by themes. Users will find a description of the survey and its target population, sample sizes (total and according to available linguistic characteristics), available language variables based on questions asked, date of the first release, year for which the data is available and a direct internet link to additional information on the various surveys.

    Release date: 2013-05-29

  • Surveys and statistical programs – Documentation: 99-000-X2011001
    Description:

    The National Household Survey (NHS) Dictionary is a reference document which contains detailed definitions of concepts, universes, variables, and geographic terms used in the NHS. By referring to the NHS Dictionary, both beginner and intermediate data users will gain a better understanding of the data.

    Release date: 2013-05-08

  • Surveys and statistical programs – Documentation: 99-010-X2011006
    Description:

    This reference guide provides information that enables users to effectively use, apply and interpret data from the 2011 National Household Survey (NHS). This guide contains definitions and explanations of concepts, classifications, data quality and comparability to other sources. Additional information is included for specific variables to help general users better understand the concepts and questions used in the NHS.

    Release date: 2013-05-08

  • Surveys and statistical programs – Documentation: 99-010-X2011007
    Description:

    This reference guide provides information that enables users to effectively use, apply and interpret data from the 2011 National Household Survey (NHS). This guide contains definitions and explanations of concepts, classifications, data quality and comparability to other sources. Additional information is included for specific variables to help general users better understand the concepts and questions used in the NHS.

    Release date: 2013-05-08

  • Surveys and statistical programs – Documentation: 99-010-X2011008
    Description:

    This reference guide provides information that enables users to effectively use, apply and interpret data from the 2011 National Household Survey (NHS). This guide contains definitions and explanations of concepts, classifications, data quality and comparability to other sources. Additional information is included for specific variables to help general users better understand the concepts and questions used in the NHS.

    Release date: 2013-05-08

  • Surveys and statistical programs – Documentation: 99-010-X2011009
    Description:

    This reference guide provides information that enables users to effectively use, apply and interpret data from the 2011 National Household Survey (NHS). This guide contains definitions and explanations of concepts, classifications, data quality and comparability to other sources. Additional information is included for specific variables to help general users better understand the concepts and questions used in the NHS.

    Release date: 2013-05-08
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