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  • Articles and reports: 82-003-X201800654971
    Description:

    This study describes acute care hospitalizations for mental/behavioural disorders among First Nations people living on and off reserve. The 2006 Census was linked to the Discharge Abstract Database from 2006/2007 through 2008/2009 for all provinces (except Ontario and Quebec) and the three territories. Hospitalizations for seven types of disorders were identified.

    Release date: 2018-06-20

  • Stats in brief: 11-631-X2018005
    Description:

    This presentation will highlight available statistical information for First Nations, Métis and Inuit in a wide variety of fields, including education, labour, health, and justice. It will also discuss some of the unique challenges and opportunities in the field of Aboriginal statistics, and how Statistics Canada is working to better represent the lives and conditions of First Nations people, Métis and Inuit.

    Release date: 2018-06-13

  • Journals and periodicals: 75-006-X
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

    This publication brings together and analyzes a wide range of data sources in order to provide information on various aspects of Canadian society, including labour, income, education, social, and demographic issues, that affect the lives of Canadians.

    Release date: 2018-06-13

  • Articles and reports: 82-003-X201800354920
    Description:

    Using data from the 2012 Aboriginal Peoples Survey, an Inuit-specific social determinants of health framework, and a gender-based analysis, this study examines correlates of smoking among Inuit men and women aged 18 or older living in the four regions collectively known as Inuit Nunangat (Nunavik in Northern Quebec, Nunatsiavut in Northern Labrador, Nunavut, and the Inuvialuit Region of the Northwest Territories).

    Release date: 2018-03-21

  • Stats in brief: 89-659-X
    Description:

    A graphic-rich overview of the First Nations population, Métis and Inuit in Canada based on data from the 2016 Census and other sources. This statistical portrait illustrates the characteristics of these populations, including composition, languages, living arrangements, education, labour, earnings, health and justice.

    Release date: 2018-03-20

  • Articles and reports: 82-003-X201701254891
    Description:

    The objective of this analysis is to determine if Métis are more likely than non-Aboriginal people to be hospitalized for ambulatory care sensitive conditions and whether differences persist after adjustment for socioeconomic and geographic factors.

    Release date: 2017-12-20

  • Articles and reports: 82-003-X201701254892
    Description:

    Using a population-based sample from the 2012 Aboriginal Peoples Survey, this analysis examines associations between family networks and self-perceived health among Métis aged 45 or older.

    Release date: 2017-12-20

  • Stats in brief: 11-001-X201733517481
    Description: Release published in The Daily – Statistics Canada’s official release bulletin
    Release date: 2017-12-01

  • Articles and reports: 75-006-X201700154877
    Description:

    This study uses data from the 2012 Aboriginal Peoples Survey (APS) to examine the prevalence of early motherhood (i.e., having become a mother before the age of 20) among First Nations women living off reserve, Métis women and Inuit women aged 20 to 44. Data from the 2011 General Social Survey (GSS) are used for non-Aboriginal women. The study also examines whether early motherhood is associated with different outcomes in terms of education and employment.

    Release date: 2017-12-01

  • Stats in brief: 11-001-X201733314431
    Description: Release published in The Daily – Statistics Canada’s official release bulletin
    Release date: 2017-11-29
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  • Surveys and statistical programs – Documentation: 98-500-X2016009
    Description:

    This guide focuses on the following topic: aboriginal peoples. This reference guide provides information that enables users to effectively use, apply and interpret data from the 2016 Census. 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 Census.

    Release date: 2017-10-25

  • Surveys and statistical programs – Documentation: 98-501-X2016009
    Description:

    The Aboriginal peoples Release and concepts overview provides an overview of the concepts, definitions and key measures used in the 2016 Census of Population Aboriginal peoples release, as well as the products which will be available on release day and later.

    Release date: 2017-08-31

  • Surveys and statistical programs – Documentation: 11-522-X201300014290
    Description:

    This paper describes a new module that will project families and households by Aboriginal status using the Demosim microsimulation model. The methodology being considered would assign a household/family headship status annually to each individual and would use the headship rate method to calculate the number of annual families and households by various characteristics and geographies associated with Aboriginal populations.

    Release date: 2014-10-31

  • Surveys and statistical programs – Documentation: 99-011-X2011002
    Description:

    The 2011 NHS Aboriginal Peoples Technical Report deals with: (1) Aboriginal ancestry, (2) Aboriginal identity, (3) Registered Indian status and (4) First Nation/Indian band membership.

    The report contains explanations of concepts, data quality, historical comparability and comparability to other sources, as well as information on data collection, processing and dissemination.

    Release date: 2014-05-28

  • 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: 89-653-X2013002
    Description:

    The Aboriginal Peoples Survey (APS) is a national survey on the social and economic conditions of First Nations people living off reserve, Métis and Inuit aged 6 years and over. The 2012 APS represents the fourth cycle of the survey and focuses on issues of education, employment and health.

    The 2012 APS Concepts and Methods Guide is designed to assist data users by providing relevant information on survey content and concepts, sampling design, collection methods, data processing, data quality and product availability. Chapter 1 introduces the survey's background and objectives; Chapter 2 gives important definitions and describes the survey's themes; Chapters 3 through 5 explain the APS design and outline the data collection and processing steps; Chapter 6 describes the weighting method used; Chapters 7 and 8 review data quality and address comparability of the 2012 APS data with data from other sources; Chapter 9 lists survey products including analytical articles, data tables and reference material; Appendices provide additional definitions and links to other relevant documentation.

    Release date: 2014-02-20

  • Surveys and statistical programs – Documentation: 75-005-M2013001
    Geography: Census subdivision
    Description:

    This report describes Statistics Canada's experience conducting the Labour Force Survey pilot in Siksika Nation, and provides a picture of the 2011 labour market for this population, including rates of participation, employment and unemployment.

    Release date: 2013-12-12

  • 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: 99-011-X2011006
    Geography: Canada
    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: 92-569-X2006002
    Description:

    The 2006 Census Technical Report on Aboriginal Peoples deals with: (i) Aboriginal ancestry, (ii) Aboriginal identity, (iii) registered Indian status, and (iv) First Nation or Band membership. The report aims to inform users about the complexity of the data and any difficulties that could affect their use. It explains the conceptual framework and definitions used to gather the data, and it discusses factors that could affect data quality. The historical comparability of the data is also discussed.

    The second edition includes the same content as the first, and new text has been added on data processing (Chapter 3). As well, modified content about data quality and 'on reserve' communities has been incorporated into the original sections.

    Release date: 2010-02-09

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