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  • Table: 97F0024X2001004
    Description:

    These data tables present 2001 Census highlights on "Mobility Status: 1 Year Ago" and "Mobility Status: 5 Years Ago."

    These tables were available on the official day of release for each of the census topics at various levels of geography. They present information highlights through key indicators, such as 2001 Census counts and percentage distribution. The tables also allow users to perform simple rank and sort functions.

    Release date: 2002-12-10

  • Articles and reports: 11F0019M2002195
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

    Many studies have examined the relative success of immigrant men in the (primarily paid) workforce. Despite the fact that they represent approximately one-sixth of the immigrant workforce, self-employed immigrants are a relatively understudied group. This study uses the 1981, 1986, 1991, and 1996 Census files to assess the success of self-employed immigrant men (compared with self-employed native-born men), using the relative success of paid immigrant men as the benchmark.

    After controlling for various other factors, recent immigrants (those arriving within the last five years) are as likely to be self-employed as the native-born and, over time spent in the country, are more likely to become self-employed. Recent immigrants in the 1990s were far more likely to be self-employed than the native-born. Successive cohorts of recent immigrants have fared progressively worse in the paid labour market compared with paid native-born workers. This is not the case in the self-employed workforce. Although self-employed recent immigrants typically report lower net self-employment income upon entry than the self-employed native-born, the gap has not grown. Instead, it has followed a cyclical movement: narrowing at the peak, and widening in times of weaker economic activity.

    Release date: 2002-12-09

  • Articles and reports: 11F0019M2002194
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

    The wage progression of less skilled workers is of particular policy interest in light of evidence of skill-biased technology changes. There exist two conflicting views regarding the wage progression of less skilled workers. One view believes that work experience is the driving force for wage growth of less skilled workers, so effective policies should encourage workers to participate in the labour market and accumulate work experience. The other view stresses that less skilled workers are usually locked into dead-end jobs in which wages are stagnant and policies that facilitate job shopping (changing jobs and employers) would be desirable.

    Job tenure is a key factor in testing the hypothesis that less skilled workers are locked into dead-end jobs. If the return to tenure is zero, the hypothesis cannot be rejected. An extended human capital model of wage growth for less skilled workers is estimated using data from the Survey of Labour and Income Dynamics (SLID) 1993 to 1998. In order to compare the wage growth mechanisms for workers with different skill endowments, the model is also estimated for workers with higher skill levels. The result implies that the return to job tenure for less skilled workers is significantly different from zero. This is inconsistent with the view that less skilled workers are locked into dead-end jobs.

    The return to job tenure is also found to be greater than the return to total labour market experience for less skilled workers. This finding supports the notion that firm-specific human capital acquired by less skilled workers substitutes for their generally low human capital endowments and the accumulation of firm-specific human capital by less skilled workers greatly improves their earnings prospect.

    Release date: 2002-12-06

  • Articles and reports: 89-552-M2002010
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

    This publication provides a general picture of francophone literacy in Canada and discusses literacy in the context of language transfers to English. It also looks at the process of producing literacy and the literacy training of francophones, while attempting to sort out the impacts that various social and cultural factors have on literacy.

    Release date: 2002-12-06

  • Journals and periodicals: 51F0009X
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

    Since September 11, 2001, important changes in the financial and operating statistics of airline activities in Canada have taken place. In particular, most airline companies have seen a deterioration of their financial positions and the number of flights and of seats available have generally decreased while security measures have increased. The aim of this paper is to examine the post-September 11 aviation market in Canada with respect to one key operating characteristic: the number of flights of airline companies operating in Canada. More specifically, the following questions are addressed: Was there a recovery in airline activities in Canada since September 11? Were all losses in all sectors recovered (domestic, transborder and international)? Were all losses at all airports recovered?

    This paper is divided into three sections: 1. Data sources and limitations, the scope of this research and the methodological approach used are described in the first section. 2. The second section highlights the main results obtained and discusses these results in the context of the recent trends in airline activities in Canada. 3. Lastly, some conclusions are offered, based on the evidence collected and analysed.

    Release date: 2002-12-05

  • Table: 95F0302X
    Description:

    This product presents basic counts and totals for all 2001 Census of Agriculture farm variables, including number and type of farms; crop, horticulture and land use areas; land management practices; numbers of livestock and poultry; organic farming; computer use; farm machinery and equipment; farm capital; and farm operating expenses and receipts. It provides a comprehensive picture of the agriculture industry across Canada. It depicts the men and women who make the day-to-day management decisions on Canadian farms. The farm operator variables include number of farm operators, age, sex, residence status, farm and non-farm work and farm-related injuries. This product also presents selected historical farm and farm operator data for Canada and the provinces. The geographic levels presented include Canada, the provinces/territories, census agricultural regions (CAR), census divisions (CD) and the census consolidated subdivisions (CCS). The CCS level is the lowest level of geography available in standard tabulations.

    Release date: 2002-12-04

  • Articles and reports: 21-601-M2002060
    Description:

    This research project provides an overview of diversification and specialization in rural regions and communities for the census years 1981, 1986, 1991 and 1996.

    Release date: 2002-12-04

  • Surveys and statistical programs – Documentation: 75F0002M2002002
    Description:

    This document outlines the structure of the January 2001 Survey of Labour and Income Dynamics (SLID) labour interview, including question wording, possible responses and the flow of questions.

    Release date: 2002-12-04

  • Surveys and statistical programs – Documentation: 75F0002M2002003
    Description:

    This paper presents the questions, possible responses and question flows for the 2001 Survey of Labour and Income Dynamics (SLID) preliminary questionnaire.

    Release date: 2002-12-04

  • Surveys and statistical programs – Documentation: 75F0002M2002004
    Description:

    This document presents the information for the Entry Exit portion of the Survey of Labour and Income Dynamics (SLID) Labour interview.

    Release date: 2002-12-04
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  • Articles and reports: 87-003-X20020016075
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

    In the third quarter of 2001, consumers experienced an increase of 1.5 percent in the prices of goods and services included int he Travel Price Index basket. The only components to register index declines compared with the same quarter of last year were the operation of automotive vehicles, traveller accomodation and photographic equipment.

    Release date: 2002-01-28

  • Articles and reports: 89-552-M2001009
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

    This study compares the pattern of returns to the education required by an individual's job, including education beyond and below that level, to patterns in other countries. It explores the relationship between literacy skills and the educational requirements of an individual's job.

    Release date: 2002-01-25

  • Articles and reports: 82-003-X20010026060
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

    Males' suicide rate was four times that of females, but females were hospitalized for attempted suicide at about one and a half times the rate of males in 1998/99. About 9% of people who were hospitalized for an attempted suicide that year had been discharged more than once for a suicide attempt in the same year.

    Release date: 2002-01-24

  • Articles and reports: 82-003-X20010026061
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

    In 1998/99, just under 7% of Canadian adults reported having had unmet health care needs in the previous year. In over half of cases, these were attributable to acceptability problems such as being too busy. About a third of episodes were attributable to perceived availability of service (long waiting times, for example). Accessibility (cost or transportation) problems were factors in just over 10% of cases.

    Release date: 2002-01-24

  • Articles and reports: 82-003-X20010026062
    Geography: Province or territory
    Description:

    A year after their heart attack, three-quarters of the 12,271 patients admitted to hospital in 1995/96 in Nova Scotia, Saskatchewan, Alberta and British Columbia had not been revascularized. Rates of revascularization were relatively low for women, the very elderly, and people with other health problems.

    Release date: 2002-01-24

  • Articles and reports: 63-016-X20010036067
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

    This article presents a general statistical profile of the life and health insurance industry amidst a rapidly changing financial services landscape in Canada. The economic performance of the industry is analyzed in terms of economic output, employment and industrial structure over a ten-year period from 1988 to 1998.

    Release date: 2002-01-23

  • Journals and periodicals: 81-591-X
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

    This report provides a descriptive overview of the first results from the 2000 Youth in Transition Survey (YITS) for 18-20-year-olds in Canada. The YITS, developed through a partnership between Human Resources Development Canada and Statistics Canada, is a longitudinal survey designed to collect a broad range of information on the education and labour market experiences of youth.

    This report provides new information on high school dropout rates as of December 1999 and compares high school graduates and dropouts on a number of dimensions, including family background, parental education and occupation, engagement with school, working during high school, peer influence, and educational aspirations. This report also provides a first look at pathways followed by young people once they are no longer in high school, including their participation in post-secondary education, employment status, self-assessed skills levels, and barriers to post-secondary education.

    Release date: 2002-01-23

  • Articles and reports: 21-006-X2001005
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

    Information and communication technologies (ICTs) represent both a "problem" and an "opportunity" for rural Canadians. On the one hand, rural employment levels are diminished as more services are supplied to rural Canadians by ICTs - the ubiquitous ATMs (automatic teller machines) are one example. On the other hand, ICTs, and particularly the Internet, provide easier access for rural Canadians to target urban markets and provide urban consumers with easier access to rural goods and services.

    Release date: 2002-01-21

  • 309. Retirement Issues Archived
    Journals and periodicals: 75-003-X
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

    Retirement issues is an occasional digest and newsletter designed for executives concerned with questions closely linked to the social institution called "retirement" and for researchers whose work addresses these and related questions. Each issue provides a quick survey of selected research findings, key points in discussion papers on theoretical and policy issues, lists of upcoming conferences and other events in which retirement will be prominent, and topics of related research underway at universities and elsewhere.

    Release date: 2002-01-07
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  • Geographic files and documentation: 92F0171G
    Description:

    The Cartographic Boundary Files Reference Guide is available for the following products:

    - Provinces and Territories Cartographic Boundary File (Catalogue No. 92F0160XCE).- Census Divisions and Economic Regions Cartographic Boundary Files (Catalogue No. 92F0161XCE)- Census Subdivisions Cartographic Boundary Files (Catalogue No. 92F0162XCE)- Federal Electoral Districts (1996 Representation Order) Cartographic Boundary File (Catalogue No. 92F0163XCE)- Urban Areas Cartographic Boundary File (Catalogue No. 92F0164XCE)- Designated Places Cartographic Boundary File (Catalogue No. 92F0165XCE)- Census Metropolitan Areas and Census Agglomerations Cartographic Boundary File (Catalogue No. 92F0166XCE)- Census Consolidated Subdivisions Cartographic Boundary File (Catalogue No. 92F0167XCE)- Census Tracts Cartographic Boundary Files (Catalogue No. 92F0168XCE)- Dissemination Areas Cartographic Boundary Files (Catalogue No. 92F0169XCE)

    The Reference Guide describes the content and applications of these products, as well as data quality, record layouts, and other information.

    Release date: 2002-03-12

  • Geographic files and documentation: 92F0138M2002001
    Description:

    The 2001 Census defines 27 census metropolitan area (CMAs) and 19 census agglomerations (CAs) with census tracts. This working paper includes three maps for each of these CMAs and CAs. The first map shows the boundary of the CMA/CA and the boundaries of the census subdivision (CSD) components of the CMA/CA for the 1996 Census. The second map shows the transition from 1996 to 2001 (with boundary changes highlighted), and the third map shows the CMA/CA (and component CSDs) as it is defined for the 2001 Census. Accompanying tables list the component census subdivisions and the criteria which they meet to be included in the CMA or CA. The paper describes various factors that can result in changes to the boundaries of CMAs and CAs. For the 2001 Census, municipal restructuring is the factor that has had the greatest impact on the boundaries of some CMAs and CAs.The paper also briefly describes and compares the delineation criteria for metropolitan areas in the United States with those for census metropolitan areas in Canada. An indication is given of the impact on the Canadian CMA program if the American metropolitan area criteria were used.

    Release date: 2002-03-08

  • Surveys and statistical programs – Documentation: 12-584-G
    Description:

    This book introduces technical aspects of the Statistics Canada Total Work Accounts System (TWAS). The TWAS is designed to facilitate the analysis of issues that require simultaneous consideration of both paid work and unpaid productive work. Its key contribution is to allocate the deemed output of each episode of unpaid work activity to a specific beneficiary or group of beneficiaries (called "destinations"). The guide presents the criteria used to decide the allocation of each work episode to one of the destinations, as well as the pseudo code for DESTIN, the key variable of the System. This pseudo code allows programmers to quickly create the actual programming code needed to derive the DESTIN variable in their own microdata files of diary-based time-use records. The guide also discusses illustrative applications of the System, as well as its key limitations.

    Release date: 2002-02-12

  • Notices and consultations: 13-605-X20020018528
    Description:

    As of January 31, 2002 the monthly GDP by industry estimates will include Information and Communications Technologies (ICT) series. Three new aggregation series for the Information and Communications Technologies (ICT) sector and its manufacturing and services components are available back to January 1997 on CANSIM II.

    Release date: 2002-01-31

  • Surveys and statistical programs – Documentation: 92-376-X
    Description:

    This publication offers a first look at the range of products and services available from the Census of Population, and the Census of Agriculture, of 2001. This publication presents general information on the content, release dates, format, and prices for different products.

    Features for the 2001 Census preview include the topics and dates for the main data releases. Reference, geography, analytical, and standard data products are described, as well as custom data services. The Census of Agriculture database serves as the source for additional products and services.

    This series includes six general reference products: Preview of Products and Services, Census Dictionary, Catalogue, Standard Products Stubsets, Census Handbook and Technical Reports.

    Release date: 2002-01-14

  • Surveys and statistical programs – Documentation: 75F0002M2001004
    Description:

    This user's guide provides a detailed description of the CD-ROM Income trends in Canada (13F0022XCB). It also provides a glossary, a description of the major concepts as well as an overview of the data source, the Survey of Labour and Income Dynamics (SLID).

    Release date: 2002-01-04
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