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  • Surveys and statistical programs – Documentation: 4423
    Description: The main purpose of this survey is to evaluate various programs run by Human Resources Development Canada (HRDC), such as the Employment Insurance Program and job skills and training programs. HRDC needs to examine these programs to assess their accessibility and usefulness. Another use is to measure the impact of changes made to the Employment Insurance law in the last few years on their clientele.

  • Surveys and statistical programs – Documentation: 4438
    Description: The primary objective of the survey is to obtain reliable and timely information on the views of all employees of the federal Public Service about their leadership, workforce and work environment. The information will be used to measure employees' perceptions of the state of people management in their organization, identify strengths and opportunities to guide organizational planning and learning, and contribute to the assessment of departmental performance. The information may also be used by Statistics Canada for other statistical and research purposes.

  • Surveys and statistical programs – Documentation: 4449
    Description: The purpose of the survey is to obtain a profile of members of the compensation community in the Human Resources community of the federal public service.

  • Surveys and statistical programs – Documentation: 4500
    Description: The two primary objectives of the General Social Survey (GSS) are: to gather data on social trends in order to monitor changes in the living conditions and well being of Canadians over time; and to provide information on specific social policy issues of current or emerging interest. This survey monitored changes in education, work and retirement, and examined the relationships between these three main activities.

  • Surveys and statistical programs – Documentation: 5076
    Description: The purpose of the Federal Jurisdiction Workplace Survey is to produce statistical information on the characteristics of workplaces under federal labour jurisdiction.

  • Surveys and statistical programs – Documentation: 5083
    Description: The primary objective of the survey is to obtain the views of all Security Intelligence Review Committee (SIRC) employees about their workplace. The information will allow managers and employees to initiate concrete actions in the agency, and compare their results with the rest of the Public Service.

  • Surveys and statistical programs – Documentation: 5085
    Description: The primary objective of the survey is to obtain the views of all National Energy Board (NEB) employees about their workplace. The information will allow managers and employees to initiate concrete actions in the agency, and compare their results with the rest of the Public Service.

  • Surveys and statistical programs – Documentation: 5086
    Description: The primary objective of the survey is to obtain the views of all Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) employees about their workplace. The information will allow managers and employees to initiate concrete actions in the agency, and compare their results with the rest of the Public Service.

  • Surveys and statistical programs – Documentation: 5087
    Description: The primary objective of the survey is to obtain the views of all Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) employees about their workplace. The information will allow managers and employees to initiate concrete actions in the agency, and compare their results with the rest of the Public Service.

  • Surveys and statistical programs – Documentation: 5134
    Description: The survey is sponsored by the Office of the Official Language Commissioner (OCOL). As part of its mandate, the OCOL reviews the use of both official languages in federal institutions. The evaluation is done for employees in a minority situation (i.e., English in Quebec and French in New Brunswick and in bilingual areas of Ontario).
Data (732)

Data (732) (0 to 10 of 732 results)

  • 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: 13-10-0730-01
    Geography: Canada, Geographical region of Canada, Province or territory
    Frequency: Every 5 years
    Description:

    Differences in the type of disabilities (grouped) persons with disabilities have in terms of those employed, unemployed, or not in the labour force, as well as the participation rate, the employment rate and the unemployment rate, between the ages of 25 and 64, Canada, provinces and territories.

    Release date: 2019-12-03

  • Table: 13-10-0740-01
    Geography: Canada, Geographical region of Canada, Province or territory
    Frequency: Every 5 years
    Description:

    Differences in the number and proportion of persons with disabilities in terms of those who have potential to work, or no potential to work, between the ages of 25 and 64, by sex, Canada, provinces and territories.

    Release date: 2019-12-03

  • Table: 36-10-0114-01
    (formerly: CANSIM 380-0074)
    Geography: Canada
    Frequency: Quarterly
    Description: Quarterly compensation of employees paid to residents and non-residents; wages and salaries in goods-producing and services-producing industries, Canada.
    Release date: 2019-11-29

  • Data Visualization: 14-20-00012019001
    Description:

    This interactive visualization application provides a comprehensive picture of the Canadian labour market using the most recent data from the Survey of Employment, Payrolls and Hours. The estimates are seasonally adjusted and available by province and largest industrial sector. Historical estimates, going back 10 years, are also included. The interactive application allows users to quickly and easily explore and personalize the information presented. Combine multiple provinces and industrial sectors to create your own labour market domains of interest.

    Release date: 2019-11-28

  • Data Visualization: 14-20-0001
    Description:

    The Canadian Labour Market Observatory consists of interactive data visualization applications showcasing the vast amount of publicly available labour market information. The fully interactive applications allow Canadians to quickly and easily personalize the information in a way that is relevant to them and their interests.

    Release date: 2019-11-28

  • Table: 14-10-0201-01
    (formerly: CANSIM 281-0023)
    Geography: Canada, Province or territory
    Frequency: Monthly
    Description: Number of employees by North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) and type of employee, last 5 months.
    Release date: 2019-11-28

  • Table: 14-10-0220-01
    (formerly: CANSIM 281-0047)
    Geography: Canada
    Frequency: Monthly
    Description: Number of employees and average weekly earnings (including overtime) for all employees by North American Industry Classification System (NAICS), last 5 months.
    Release date: 2019-11-28

  • Table: 14-10-0220-02
    Geography: Canada
    Frequency: Monthly
    Description:

    Number of employees and average weekly earnings (including overtime) for all employees in the automotive industry, based on the North American Industry Classification System (NAICS), last 5 months.

    Release date: 2019-11-28

  • Table: 14-10-0221-01
    (formerly: CANSIM 281-0048)
    Geography: Canada
    Frequency: Monthly
    Description: Number of employees, average hourly and weekly earnings, and average weekly hours by North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) and type of employee, last 5 months.
    Release date: 2019-11-28
Analysis (624)

Analysis (624) (30 to 40 of 624 results)

  • Articles and reports: 75-006-X201900100011
    Description:

    Over the past two decades, the share of the employed population aged 55 and over increased significantly. This study uses Census of Population and Labour Force Survey to examine the changing age composition of workers within the most prevalent occupations (with at least 10,000 workers), as well as the occupations that are increasing and decreasing in size most rapidly.

    Release date: 2019-07-25

  • Stats in brief: 11-001-X201920620845
    Description: Release published in The Daily – Statistics Canada’s official release bulletin
    Release date: 2019-07-25

  • Articles and reports: 75-006-X201900100009
    Description:

    This study examines the impact of social capital and ethnocultural characteristics on the evolution of employment income of a cohort of immigrants who arrived in Canada in 2001, based on two linked datasets: the Longitudinal Survey of Immigrants to Canada (LSIC) and the Longitudinal Immigration Database (IMDB). The study examines the employment income of this cohort in their first 15 years in Canada (i.e., from 2002 to 2016).

    Release date: 2019-06-19

  • Stats in brief: 11-631-X2019005
    Description:

    This presentation explores the evolving labour market in Atlantic Canada, and how it has been - and continues to be - influenced by socio-demographic factors, such as fertility, immigration and interprovincial migration. It examines the current labour market situation within the Atlantic region, as well as existing opportunities and future directions. Strategies being undertaken by Statistics Canada to provide more local and granular labour market information, and emerging issues of interest, such as the digital economy, are also presented.

    Release date: 2019-06-17

  • Articles and reports: 89-653-X2019002
    Description:

    This paper uses the 2017 Aboriginal Peoples Survey to assess the employment characteristics of Métis men and women. A number of other outcomes, influenced by these characteristics, are further explored, such as employment rates, employment income, education, occupation and employment types, economic instability, and self-reported mental health.

    Release date: 2019-06-13

  • Articles and reports: 89-653-X2019003
    Description:

    For Inuit, the term 'livelihood' encompasses work in the wage economy and in the labour that connects them with the land, their culture and their community. The results from the 2017 Aboriginal Peoples Survey presented in this paper highlight how important it is to include land-based economy in any examination of the labour market. Furthermore, these findings suggest the need for policies and programs aimed at improving Inuit employment and related economic outcomes.

    Release date: 2019-06-13

  • Articles and reports: 89-653-X2019004
    Description:

    This paper uses the 2017 Aboriginal Peoples Survey to assess the employment characteristics of First Nations men and women, including occupation, industry and full-time/part-time employment. A number of other outcomes, influenced by these characteristics, are further explored, such as job satisfaction, skills, health, presence of disability, and measures of economic well-being such as food security.

    Release date: 2019-06-13

  • Stats in brief: 11-001-X201913320391
    Description: Release published in The Daily – Statistics Canada’s official release bulletin
    Release date: 2019-05-13

  • Articles and reports: 11F0019M2019014
    Description:

    Canada has a relatively large foreign-born population, and the country’s economic prosperity depends on international trade. This paper examines how these two characteristics are linked. Specifically, it investigates the effect of immigrant business ownership on international trade in Canada.

    Understanding the impact of immigrants on international trade is particularly important for Canada, as it is a small open economy with a relatively large immigrant population. This paper empirically investigates the effect of immigrant business ownership on international trade in Canada using a newly developed firm-level database with detailed business ownership and trade information. The new data make it possible to better distinguish between the effect immigrants have on reducing information costs and on product demand, and to assess the impact of immigrant business ownership on the extensive and intensive margins of international trade.

    Release date: 2019-05-13

  • Stats in brief: 11-001-X201912720446
    Description: Release published in The Daily – Statistics Canada’s official release bulletin
    Release date: 2019-05-07
Reference (51)

Reference (51) (0 to 10 of 51 results)

  • Surveys and statistical programs – Documentation: 37-20-00012019002
    Description:

    This technical reference guide is intended for users of the Education and Labour Market Longitudinal Platform (ELMLP). The data for the products associated with this issue are derived from integrating Postsecondary Student Information System (PSIS) administrative data with other administrative data on earnings. Statistics Canada has derived a series of annual indicators on the labour market outcomes of public postsecondary graduates including median employment income by educational qualification, field of study, age group and sex for Canada, the provinces and the territories combined.

    Release date: 2019-12-04

  • Surveys and statistical programs – Documentation: 37-20-0001
    Description:

    These reference guides are intended for users of the Education and Labour Market Longitudinal Platform (ELMLP). The guide provides an overview of the Postsecondary Student Information System (PSIS) and the Registered Apprenticeship Information System (RAIS), the general methodology used to create longitudinal indicators, and important technical information for users.

    Release date: 2019-12-04

  • Classification: 12-583-X
    Description:

    This publication provides a systematic classification structure to identify and categorize the entire range of occupational activity in Canada. It consists of 10 broad occupational categories which are subdivided into major groups, minor groups and unit groups. Definitions and occupational titles are provided for each unit group. An alphabetical index of the occupational titles classified to the unit group level is also included.

    Release date: 2018-12-19

  • Surveys and statistical programs – Documentation: 37-20-00012018002
    Description:

    This technical reference guide is intended for users of the Education and Labour Market Longitudinal Platform (ELMLP). The data for the products associated with this release are derived from integrating the Registered Apprenticeship Information System (RAIS) with other administrative data on earnings. Statistics Canada has derived a series of indicators on educational pathways and labour market outcomes for registered apprentices by select trades, cohorts of apprentices, by sex, for Canada, all provinces, the Atlantic region, and for grouped territories.

    Release date: 2018-12-05

  • Surveys and statistical programs – Documentation: 37-20-00012018001
    Description:

    This technical reference guide is intended for users of the Education and Labour Market Longitudinal Platform (ELMLP). The data for the products associated with this issue are derived from integrating Postsecondary Student Information System (PSIS) administrative data with other administrative data on earnings. Statistics Canada has derived a series of annual indicators on the labour market outcomes of public postsecondary graduates including median employment income by educational qualification, field of study, age group and sex for Canada, the provinces and the territories combined.

    Release date: 2018-12-04

  • Surveys and statistical programs – Documentation: 71F0031X
    Description:

    This paper introduces and explains modifications made to the Labour Force Survey estimates.

    Release date: 2015-01-28

  • 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: 12-001-X200800110614
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

    The Canadian Labour Force Survey (LFS) produces monthly estimates of the unemployment rate at national and provincial levels. The LFS also releases unemployment estimates for sub-provincial areas such as Census Metropolitan Areas (CMAs) and Urban Centers (UCs). However, for some sub-provincial areas, the direct estimates are not reliable since the sample size in some areas is quite small. The small area estimation in LFS concerns estimation of unemployment rates for local sub-provincial areas such as CMA/UCs using small area models. In this paper, we will discuss various models including the Fay-Herriot model and cross-sectional and time series models. In particular, an integrated non-linear mixed effects model will be proposed under the hierarchical Bayes (HB) framework for the LFS unemployment rate estimation. Monthly Employment Insurance (EI) beneficiary data at the CMA/UC level are used as auxiliary covariates in the model. A HB approach with the Gibbs sampling method is used to obtain the estimates of posterior means and posterior variances of the CMA/UC level unemployment rates. The proposed HB model leads to reliable model-based estimates in terms of CV reduction. Model fit analysis and comparison of the model-based estimates with the direct estimates are presented in the paper.

    Release date: 2008-06-26

  • Surveys and statistical programs – Documentation: 97-559-G2006003
    Description:

    This guide focuses on the following topics: Labour market activity and Unpaid work.

    Provides information that enables users to effectively use, apply and interpret data from the 2006 Census. Each guide contains definitions and explanations on census concepts, data quality and historical comparability. Additional information will be included for specific variables to help general users better understand the concepts and questions used in the census.

    Release date: 2008-06-10

  • Surveys and statistical programs – Documentation: 97-559-G
    Description:

    This guide focuses on the following topics: Labour market activity and Unpaid work.

    Provides information that enables users to effectively use, apply and interpret data from the 2006 Census. Each guide contains definitions and explanations on census concepts, data quality and historical comparability. Additional information will be included for specific variables to help general users better understand the concepts and questions used in the census.

    Release date: 2008-06-10
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