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  • Table: 14-10-0355-01
    (formerly: CANSIM 282-0088)
    Geography: Canada, Province or territory
    Frequency: Monthly
    Description:

    Number of employees by North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) and data type (seasonally adjusted, trend-cycle and unadjusted), last 5 months. Data are also available for the standard error of the estimate, the standard error of the month-to-month change and the standard error of the year-over-year change.

    Release date: 2019-12-06

  • Table: 14-10-0355-02
    Geography: Canada, Province or territory
    Frequency: Monthly
    Description:

    Number of employees by North American Industry Classification System (NAICS). Data are presented for 12 months earlier, previous month and current month, as well as year-over-year and month-to-month level change and percentage change. Data are also available for the standard error of the estimate, the standard error of the month-to-month change and the standard error of the year-over-year change.

    Release date: 2019-12-06

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Stats in brief: 11-001-X201933721484
    Description: Release published in The Daily – Statistics Canada’s official release bulletin
    Release date: 2019-12-03

  • Articles and reports: 11F0019M2019022
    Description:

    Canada and the United States are two major immigrant destinations with distinct immigration policies. The two countries also differ in immigration level and economy size, but their government structures, economic systems and social environment have many similarities. These similarities and differences provide a useful setting for comparative immigration research. This study compares the differences in the mismatch between the education and occupations of immigrants in Canada and the United States, operationalized by over-education. It further explores how the cross-country differences may be related to the supply of and demand for university-educated immigrants and the way they are selected.

    Release date: 2019-12-03

  • 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
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  • Articles and reports: 75-001-X199200141
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

    Employment growth in the 1980s strongly favoured workers with good literacy skills. Labour market opportunities may continue to diminish for workers with inadequate literacy skills.

    Release date: 1992-03-03

  • Articles and reports: 75-001-X19920017
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

    An examination of student employment rates during the school year, the amount of time spent working, and the type of work that students do.

    Release date: 1992-03-03

  • Articles and reports: 75-001-X199100486
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

    Throughout the boom years of the late 1980s and the recession of 1990-91, certain occupations maintained high levels of unemployment. This article examines how labour market indicators vary according to occupation.

    Release date: 1991-12-02

  • Articles and reports: 75-001-X1991003114
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

    Statistics show that upon retirement women now participating in the labour market might not face the same economic hardships that many female seniors previously had.

    Release date: 1991-09-05

  • Articles and reports: 75-001-X19910032426
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

    Has recovery begun? An up-to-date look at labour market developments in the first six months of 1991.

    Release date: 1991-09-05

  • Articles and reports: 75-001-X1991002158
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

    In 1986, visible minorities accounted for 6% of the Canadian labour force. Since then, visible minorities have accounted for an increasing share of immigration. This article profiles visible minorities in the labour market using the 1986 Census.

    Release date: 1991-05-15

  • Articles and reports: 75-001-X1991001152
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

    In 1989, unemployed persons differed greatly from the unemployed in 1980. Not only were they older and better educated, but they were also more apt to be from Western Canada.

    Release date: 1991-03-05

  • Articles and reports: 75-001-X1990004146
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

    From 1965 to 1987, in most of the seven major OECD countries, women increased their labour force participation. This and other changes over the past two decades are covered in this article.

    Release date: 1990-11-27

  • Articles and reports: 75-001-X199000384
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

    Are areas of high unemployment worse off in good times than in bad times? This study compares unemployment rates of the most and least prosperous areas during the various economic cycles over the past 25 years.

    Release date: 1990-08-24

  • Articles and reports: 75-001-X199000294
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

    As more women have joined the work force over the last twenty years, they have been entering traditionally male occupations. And to a lesser degree, men have been choosing careers in female-dominated occupations. This study looks at the extent of these moves into non-traditional occupations.

    Release date: 1990-05-29
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  • 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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