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  • 89C0039
    Description:

    This service provides custom tabulations from the General Survey (GSS). As with the first GSS cycle conducted in 1985, the survey is carried out each year and has subject matter that repeats every 5 years. GSS cycles will collect information on social characteristics of the population including social engagement, retirement, family, time use and victimization.

    Release date: 2011-11-30

  • Articles and reports: 11-008-X201100211536
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

    Young adults with one or two parents who are university-educated are much more likely to have a degree themselves than those whose parents are less well-educated. This article determines whether intergenerational mobility in university education is increasing. Specifically, whether people whose parents did not complete university are themselves more likely to have finished university than nearly 25 years ago is examined, as is whether the gap between them and people whose parents completed university has narrowed over time.

    Release date: 2011-08-24

  • Articles and reports: 11-008-X201100111366
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

    Using data from the different cycles of the General Social Survey from 2000 to 2008, this article explores the evolution of the popularity of working at home among employees and the self-employed. In particular, the characteristics of the workers most likely to work at home as well as the various reasons behind this phenomenon are studied. Perceptions about working at home and work-life balance are also discussed.

    Release date: 2010-12-07

  • Articles and reports: 11-008-X200900210910
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

    This article looks at how Canadian seniors (those aged 65 and older) use the Internet compared with baby boomers (those aged 45 to 64 - the seniors of tomorrow). It examines the closing gap between Internet use rates of seniors and boomers, and describes differences in the types of online activities, as well as in the intensity of Internet use.

    Release date: 2009-08-06

  • Articles and reports: 11-008-X20040037732
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

    This article draws a basic profile of Internet use among Canadians of Aboriginal ancestry living off-reserve, using the 2001 Aboriginal Peoples Survey. Then, with the 2000 General Social Survey on technology use, it asks whether a second digital divide exists between these users.

    Release date: 2004-12-07

  • 6. Stress at work Archived
    Articles and reports: 11-008-X20030026621
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

    This article examines triggers of workplace stress among employed Canadians.

    Release date: 2003-09-09

  • Articles and reports: 56F0004M2002007
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

    This paper looks at the digital divide, commonly understood as the gap between information and communications technology (ICT) 'haves' and 'have-nots.' It examines the many variables, including income, education, age and geographical location, that exert significant influences on household penetration of both ICT and non-ICT commodities.

    Release date: 2002-10-01

  • Articles and reports: 11-008-X20020026346
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

    This article looks at who is most likely to search the Internet for health-related topics, what sort of information is sought and if it is credible.

    Release date: 2002-09-17

  • Articles and reports: 11-008-X20020026347
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

    This article uses the 2000 General Social Survey to identify the basic characteristics of those Canadians who speak in a public forum.

    Release date: 2002-09-17

  • Articles and reports: 56F0004M2001004
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

    This paper looks at the Internet use of older Canadians and compares them with older non-Internet users with respect to income, education and gender.

    Release date: 2001-08-24
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  • Public use microdata: 12M0014X
    Geography: Province or territory
    Description:

    This report presents a brief overview of the information collected in Cycle 14 of the General Social Survey (GSS). Cycle 14 is the first cycle to collect detailed information on access to and use of information communication technology in Canada. Topics include general use of technology and computers, technology in the workplace, development of computer skills, frequency of Internet and E-mail use, non-users and security and information on the Internet. The target population of the GSS is all individuals aged 15 and over living in a private household in one of the ten provinces.

    Release date: 2001-06-29

  • Table: 56-505-X
    Description:

    This report presents a brief overview of the information collected in Cycle 14 of the General Social Survey (GSS). Cycle 14 is the first cycle to collect detailed information on access to and use of information communication technology in Canada. Topics include general use of technology and computers, technology in the workplace, development of computer skills, frequency of Internet and E-mail use, non-users and security and information on the Internet. The target population of the GSS is all individuals aged 15 and over living in a private household in one of the ten provinces.

    Release date: 2001-03-26
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Analysis (10) ((10 results))

  • Articles and reports: 11-008-X201100211536
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

    Young adults with one or two parents who are university-educated are much more likely to have a degree themselves than those whose parents are less well-educated. This article determines whether intergenerational mobility in university education is increasing. Specifically, whether people whose parents did not complete university are themselves more likely to have finished university than nearly 25 years ago is examined, as is whether the gap between them and people whose parents completed university has narrowed over time.

    Release date: 2011-08-24

  • Articles and reports: 11-008-X201100111366
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

    Using data from the different cycles of the General Social Survey from 2000 to 2008, this article explores the evolution of the popularity of working at home among employees and the self-employed. In particular, the characteristics of the workers most likely to work at home as well as the various reasons behind this phenomenon are studied. Perceptions about working at home and work-life balance are also discussed.

    Release date: 2010-12-07

  • Articles and reports: 11-008-X200900210910
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

    This article looks at how Canadian seniors (those aged 65 and older) use the Internet compared with baby boomers (those aged 45 to 64 - the seniors of tomorrow). It examines the closing gap between Internet use rates of seniors and boomers, and describes differences in the types of online activities, as well as in the intensity of Internet use.

    Release date: 2009-08-06

  • Articles and reports: 11-008-X20040037732
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

    This article draws a basic profile of Internet use among Canadians of Aboriginal ancestry living off-reserve, using the 2001 Aboriginal Peoples Survey. Then, with the 2000 General Social Survey on technology use, it asks whether a second digital divide exists between these users.

    Release date: 2004-12-07

  • 5. Stress at work Archived
    Articles and reports: 11-008-X20030026621
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

    This article examines triggers of workplace stress among employed Canadians.

    Release date: 2003-09-09

  • Articles and reports: 56F0004M2002007
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

    This paper looks at the digital divide, commonly understood as the gap between information and communications technology (ICT) 'haves' and 'have-nots.' It examines the many variables, including income, education, age and geographical location, that exert significant influences on household penetration of both ICT and non-ICT commodities.

    Release date: 2002-10-01

  • Articles and reports: 11-008-X20020026346
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

    This article looks at who is most likely to search the Internet for health-related topics, what sort of information is sought and if it is credible.

    Release date: 2002-09-17

  • Articles and reports: 11-008-X20020026347
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

    This article uses the 2000 General Social Survey to identify the basic characteristics of those Canadians who speak in a public forum.

    Release date: 2002-09-17

  • Articles and reports: 56F0004M2001004
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

    This paper looks at the Internet use of older Canadians and compares them with older non-Internet users with respect to income, education and gender.

    Release date: 2001-08-24

  • Journals and periodicals: 56F0006X
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

    Using the 2000 General Social Survey data on individual Internet use, this paper explores the use of the Internet, and its social impact on Canadians. During the year 2000, an estimated 13 million, or 53% of Canadians over 15 years of age, said they used the Internet at home, work or somewhere else in the last 12 months. Most non-users say cost and access are their greatest barriers to the Internet. The majority of Canadians feel everyone should have access to the Internet, but they are divided about who should remove the barriers

    Release date: 2001-03-26
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