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  • Stats in brief: 11-001-X201934721486
    Description: Release published in The Daily – Statistics Canada’s official release bulletin
    Release date: 2019-12-13

  • Stats in brief: 11-627-M2019085
    Description:

    This infographic compares trends in over-education among recent immigrants and Canadian-born youth and examines the skill utilization and earnings of employed STEM-educated immigrants by field of study and degree level.

    Release date: 2019-12-13

  • Articles and reports: 11F0019M2019023
    Description:

    In Canada, immigrants represented more than half of the population in the prime working ages with at least a bachelor’s degree in the science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) fields of study in 2016. They accounted for three-quarters of engineering and computer science graduates with a master’s or doctorate degree. This paper examines the skill utilization and earnings of employed STEM-educated immigrants by field of study and degree level.

    Release date: 2019-12-13

  • Articles and reports: 11F0019M2019024
    Description:

    The educational attainment of the Canadian population has been rising rapidly in recent decades. There is concern that educational expansion has outpaced demand, leading to an increased prevalence of over-education. Over-education is defined as educational qualification that exceeds what is required to adequately perform the job. This study uses census data to document the rising supply of university-educated workers by immigration status from 2001 to 2016. It further examines trends in over-education among university-educated workers who are recent immigrants (those who arrived in Canada 1 to 10 years before the census) and those who are Canadian-born youth (aged 25 to 34). For each population group, this study examines the extent to which the observed trend in over-education status is associated with changes in demographic characteristics and supply and demand factors.

    Release date: 2019-12-13

  • Stats in brief: 11-627-M2019080
    Description:

    This infographic features registered apprentices across Canada as well as those who became certified in a trade.

    Release date: 2019-12-11

  • Table: 37-10-0023-01
    (formerly: CANSIM 477-0053)
    Geography: Canada, Geographical region of Canada, Province or territory
    Frequency: Annual
    Description: Count of the all apprenticeship registrations, for Canada, provinces and territories by gender, registration status and major trade group for the most recent five years OR data is available historically since 1991.
    Release date: 2019-12-11

  • Table: 37-10-0024-01
    (formerly: CANSIM 477-0054)
    Geography: Canada, Geographical region of Canada, Province or territory
    Frequency: Annual
    Description: Count of the all apprenticeship completions, for Canada, provinces and territories by major trade group, age group, registration status and gender for the most recent five years OR data is available historically since 1991.
    Release date: 2019-12-11

  • Table: 37-10-0089-01
    (formerly: CANSIM 477-0055)
    Geography: Canada, Province or territory
    Frequency: Annual
    Description: Count of all certificates by age groups, sex, major trade groups, apprentice or trade qualifier indicator, red seal or non-red seal indicator for Canada, provinces and territories for the most recent five years OR data is available historically since 1991.
    Release date: 2019-12-11

  • Table: 37-10-0137-01
    (formerly: CANSIM 477-0072)
    Geography: Canada, Province or territory
    Frequency: Annual
    Description:

    Number of apprenticeship program registrations in the top eleven Red Seal trades in 2014 by age group, sex and registration status, Canada, provinces and territories.

    Release date: 2019-12-11

  • Table: 37-10-0142-01
    (formerly: CANSIM 477-0101)
    Geography: Canada, Province or territory
    Frequency: Annual
    Description:

    Number of certificates granted to registered apprentices and trade qualifiers in the top ten Red Seal trades in 2014 by age group, sex and certificate type group (with or without Red Seal endorsement), Canada, provinces and territories.

    Release date: 2019-12-11
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  • Table: 37-10-0023-01
    (formerly: CANSIM 477-0053)
    Geography: Canada, Geographical region of Canada, Province or territory
    Frequency: Annual
    Description: Count of the all apprenticeship registrations, for Canada, provinces and territories by gender, registration status and major trade group for the most recent five years OR data is available historically since 1991.
    Release date: 2019-12-11

  • Table: 37-10-0024-01
    (formerly: CANSIM 477-0054)
    Geography: Canada, Geographical region of Canada, Province or territory
    Frequency: Annual
    Description: Count of the all apprenticeship completions, for Canada, provinces and territories by major trade group, age group, registration status and gender for the most recent five years OR data is available historically since 1991.
    Release date: 2019-12-11

  • Table: 37-10-0089-01
    (formerly: CANSIM 477-0055)
    Geography: Canada, Province or territory
    Frequency: Annual
    Description: Count of all certificates by age groups, sex, major trade groups, apprentice or trade qualifier indicator, red seal or non-red seal indicator for Canada, provinces and territories for the most recent five years OR data is available historically since 1991.
    Release date: 2019-12-11

  • Table: 37-10-0137-01
    (formerly: CANSIM 477-0072)
    Geography: Canada, Province or territory
    Frequency: Annual
    Description:

    Number of apprenticeship program registrations in the top eleven Red Seal trades in 2014 by age group, sex and registration status, Canada, provinces and territories.

    Release date: 2019-12-11

  • Table: 37-10-0142-01
    (formerly: CANSIM 477-0101)
    Geography: Canada, Province or territory
    Frequency: Annual
    Description:

    Number of certificates granted to registered apprentices and trade qualifiers in the top ten Red Seal trades in 2014 by age group, sex and certificate type group (with or without Red Seal endorsement), Canada, provinces and territories.

    Release date: 2019-12-11

  • Table: 81-604-X
    Description:

    This report is a product of the Pan-Canadian Education Indicators Program (PCEIP). It is intended to facilitate the comparison of educational systems in Canada's provinces and territories with those of countries that belong to the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD). The document presents a series of indicators harmonized to the definitions and methodologies used by the OECD in Education at a Glance. The indicators are designed to serve as a basis for decision making and for development of programs in the field of education.

    PCEIP is an ongoing initiative of the Canadian Education Statistics Council: a partnership between Statistics Canada and the Council of Ministers of Education, Canada, that provides a set of statistical measures on education systems.

    Release date: 2019-12-10

  • Table: 37-10-0130-01
    (formerly: CANSIM 477-0135)
    Geography: Canada, Province or territory
    Frequency: Occasional
    Description:

    Educational attainment of the population aged 25 to 64, by age group and sex, Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), Canada, provinces and territories. This table is included in Section D: Postsecondary education: Educational attainment of the population aged 25 to 64 of the Pan Canadian Education Indicators Program (PCEIP). PCEIP draws from a wide variety of data sources to provide information on the school-age population, elementary, secondary and postsecondary education, transitions, education finance and labour market outcomes. The program presents indicators for all of Canada, the provinces, the territories, as well as selected international comparisons and comparisons over time. PCEIP is an ongoing initiative of the Canadian Education Statistics Council, a partnership between Statistics Canada and the Council of Ministers of Education, Canada that provides a set of statistical measures on education systems in Canada.

    Release date: 2019-12-10

  • Data Visualization: 71-607-X2019031
    Description:

    This interactive tool details the median employment income earned by postsecondary graduates two and five years after obtaining their educational qualification.

    Release date: 2019-12-04

  • Table: 37-10-0114-01
    Geography: Geographical region of Canada, Province or territory
    Frequency: Occasional
    Description:

    Characteristics and median employment income of postsecondary graduates five years after graduation, by educational qualification (Classification of programs and credentials - professional degree variant), field of study (Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) Canada 2016 - Alternative primary groupings), gender, age group and status of student in Canada (cross-sectional analysis).

    Release date: 2019-12-04

  • Table: 37-10-0115-01
    Geography: Geographical region of Canada, Province or territory
    Frequency: Occasional
    Description:

    Characteristics and median employment income of longitudinal cohorts of postsecondary graduates at two and five years after graduation, by educational qualification (Classification of programs and credentials - professional degree variant), field of study (Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) Canada 2016 - Alternative primary groupings), gender, age group and status of student in Canada.

    Release date: 2019-12-04
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  • Stats in brief: 11-001-X201934721486
    Description: Release published in The Daily – Statistics Canada’s official release bulletin
    Release date: 2019-12-13

  • Stats in brief: 11-627-M2019085
    Description:

    This infographic compares trends in over-education among recent immigrants and Canadian-born youth and examines the skill utilization and earnings of employed STEM-educated immigrants by field of study and degree level.

    Release date: 2019-12-13

  • Articles and reports: 11F0019M2019023
    Description:

    In Canada, immigrants represented more than half of the population in the prime working ages with at least a bachelor’s degree in the science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) fields of study in 2016. They accounted for three-quarters of engineering and computer science graduates with a master’s or doctorate degree. This paper examines the skill utilization and earnings of employed STEM-educated immigrants by field of study and degree level.

    Release date: 2019-12-13

  • Articles and reports: 11F0019M2019024
    Description:

    The educational attainment of the Canadian population has been rising rapidly in recent decades. There is concern that educational expansion has outpaced demand, leading to an increased prevalence of over-education. Over-education is defined as educational qualification that exceeds what is required to adequately perform the job. This study uses census data to document the rising supply of university-educated workers by immigration status from 2001 to 2016. It further examines trends in over-education among university-educated workers who are recent immigrants (those who arrived in Canada 1 to 10 years before the census) and those who are Canadian-born youth (aged 25 to 34). For each population group, this study examines the extent to which the observed trend in over-education status is associated with changes in demographic characteristics and supply and demand factors.

    Release date: 2019-12-13

  • Stats in brief: 11-627-M2019080
    Description:

    This infographic features registered apprentices across Canada as well as those who became certified in a trade.

    Release date: 2019-12-11

  • Stats in brief: 11-001-X20193444758
    Description: Release published in The Daily – Statistics Canada’s official release bulletin
    Release date: 2019-12-10

  • 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: 2019-12-10

  • Stats in brief: 11-001-X201933819104
    Description: Release published in The Daily – Statistics Canada’s official release bulletin
    Release date: 2019-12-04

  • Stats in brief: 11-627-M2019088
    Description:

    This infographic provides the median employment income of postsecondary graduates aged 15 to 64 years in Canada two and five years after graduation.

    Release date: 2019-12-04

  • Stats in brief: 11-001-X201933721484
    Description: Release published in The Daily – Statistics Canada’s official release bulletin
    Release date: 2019-12-03
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  • Surveys and statistical programs – Documentation: 11-522-X20010016269
    Description:

    This paper discusses in detail issues dealing with the technical aspects of designing and conducting surveys. It is intended for an audience of survey methodologists.

    In surveys with low response rates, non-response bias can be a major concern. While it is not always possible to measure the actual bias due to non-response, there are different approaches that help identify potential sources of non-response bias. In the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), surveys with a response rate lower than 70% must conduct a non-response bias analysis. This paper discusses the different approaches to non-response bias analyses using examples from NCES.

    Release date: 2002-09-12

  • Surveys and statistical programs – Documentation: 11-522-X20010016293
    Description:

    This paper discusses in detail issues dealing with the technical aspects of designing and conducting surveys. It is intended for an audience of survey methodologists.

    This paper presents the Second Summit of the Americas Regional Education Indicators Project (PRIE), whose basic goal is to develop a set of comparable indicators for the Americas. This project is led by the Ministry of Education of Chile and has been developed in response to the countries' needs to improve their information systems and statistics. The countries need to construct reliable and relevant indicators to support decisions in education, both within their individual countries and the region as a whole. The first part of the paper analyses the importance of statistics and indicators in supporting educational policies and programs, and describes the present state of the information and statistics systems in these countries. It also discusses the major problems faced by the countries and reviews the countries' experiences in participating in other education indicators' projects or programs, such as the INES Program, WEI Project, MERCOSUR and CREMIS. The second part of the paper examines PRIE's technical co-operation program, its purpose and implementation. The second part also emphasizes how technical co-operation responds to the needs of the countries, and supports them in filling in the gaps in available and reliable data.

    Release date: 2002-09-12

  • Surveys and statistical programs – Documentation: 81-588-X
    Description:

    The Youth in Transition Survey (YITS) is a longitudinal survey designed to provide policy-relevant information about school-work transitions and factors influencing pathways. YITS will provide vehicle for future research and analysis of major transitions in young people's lives, particularly those between education, training and work. Information obtained from, and research based on, the survey will help clarify the nature and causes of short and long-term challenges young people face in school-work transitions and support policy planning and decision making to help prevent or remedy these problems.

    Objectives of the Youth in Transition Survey were developed after an extensive consultation with stakeholders with an interest in youth and school-work transitions. Content includes measurement of major transitions in young people's lives including virtually all formal educational experiences and most labour-market experiences. Factors influencing transitions are also included family background, school experiences, achievement, aspirations and expectations, and employment experiences.

    The implementation plan encompasses a longitudinal survey for each of two age cohorts, to be surveyed every two years. Data from a cohort entering at age 15 will permit analysis of long-term school-work transition patterns. Data from a cohort entering at ages18-20 will provide more immediate, policy-relevant information on young adults in the labour market.

    Cycle one for the cohort aged 15 will include information collected from youth, their parents, and school principals. The sample design is a school-based frame that allows the selection of schools, and then individuals within schools. This design will permit analysis of school effects, a research domain not currently addressed by other Statistics Canada surveys. Methods of data collection include a self-completed questionnaire for youth and school principals, a telephone interview with parents, and assessment of youth competency in reading, science and mathematics as using self-completed test booklets provided under the integration of YITS with the OECD Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA). A pilot survey was conducted in April 1999 and the main survey took place in April-May 2000. Interviews were conducted with 30,000 students aged 15 from 1,000 schools in Canada. A telephone interview with parents of selected students took place in June 2000.

    The sample design for the cohort aged 18-20 is similar to that of the Labour-Force survey. The method of data collection is computer-assisted telephone interviewing. The pilot survey was conducted in January 1999. In January-February 2000, 23, 000 youth participated in the main survey data collection.

    Data from both cohorts is expected to be available in 2001. Following release of the first international report by the OECD/PISA project and the first national report, data will be publically available, permitting detailed exploration of content themes.

    Release date: 2001-04-11

  • Surveys and statistical programs – Documentation: 89F0120X
    Description:

    Direct measures of skill attainment such as the International Adult Literacy Survey are used to assess the importance of educational outcome skills such as literacy in determining labour market outcomes such as earnings. Policy makers also use them to direct resources most efficiently. However, these skill measures are the product of complex statistical procedures. This paper examines the mathematical robustness of the International Adult Literacy Survey measures against other possibilities in estimating the impact of literacy on individual earnings.

    Release date: 2000-06-02

  • Surveys and statistical programs – Documentation: 11-522-X19980015024
    Description:

    A longitudinal study on a cohort of pupils in the secondary school has been conducted in an Italian region since 1986 in order to study the transition from school to working life. The information have been collected at every sweep by a mail questionnaire and, at the final sweep, by a face-to-face interview, where retrospective questions referring back to the whole observation period have been asked. The gross flows between different discrete states - still in the school system, in the labour force without a job, in the labour force with a job - may then be estimated both from prospective and retrospective data, and the recall effect may be evaluated. Moreover, the conditions observed by the two different techniques may be regarded as two indicators of the 'true' unobservable condition, thus leading to the specification and estimation of a latent class model. In this framework, a Markov chain hypothesis may be introduced and evaluated in order to estimate the transition probabilities between the states, once they are corrected or the classification errors. Since the information collected by mail show a given amount of missing data in terms of unit nonresponse, the 'missing' category is also introduced in the model specification.

    Release date: 1999-10-22

  • Surveys and statistical programs – Documentation: 11-522-X19980015034
    Description:

    A model of secondary school progression has been estimated using data from the 1991 School Leavers Survey conducted by Statistics Canada. The data on which the school progression model was based comprised current educational status and responses to retrospective questions on the timing of schooling events. These data were sufficient for approximate reconstruction of educational event histories of each respondent. The school progression model was designed to be included in a larger, continuous time micro-simulation model. Its main features involve estimation -- by age, month of birth and season for both sexes in each province -- of rates of graduation, of dropout, of return and of dropout graduation. Estimation was reinforced with auxiliary 1991 Census and administative data.

    Release date: 1999-10-22

  • Surveys and statistical programs – Documentation: 81F0004G
    Description:

    The guide lists and briefly describes the main sources of data, and for each source gives: data coverage, main variables available, strengths and limitation of the data, historical continuity, frequency and means of dissemination, indication of the type of analysis that can be performed.

    Release date: 1998-03-30

  • Surveys and statistical programs – Documentation: 81-580-X
    Description:

    The adult education and training sector is as complex as it is dynamic. In order to describe all its facets, Statistics Canada surveys many different populations. Given the number of data sources and their conceptual and methodological differences, it is sometimes very difficult for researchers and decision makers to obtain required information or data. This guide is a tool that has been developed to assist them. It provides a summary description of all Statistics Canada surveys related to adult education and training. From a selected variable, it allows the identification of surveys that can provide information. It also indicates relevant publications and how to obtain additional information.

    Release date: 1997-03-12

  • Surveys and statistical programs – Documentation: 89F0094X
    Description:

    The Backgrounder on the International Adult Literacy Survey (IALS) describes the history of the survey and how literacy is measured.

    Release date: 1996-09-12

  • Surveys and statistical programs – Documentation: 75F0002M1995002
    Description:

    This paper presents the Survey of Labour and Income Dynamics (SLID) coding structure for the major fields of study for postsecondary graduates. It uses data collected in the 1991 Census of Population.

    Release date: 1995-12-30

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