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  • Surveys and statistical programs – Documentation: 3889
    Description: At the heart of the survey's objectives is the understanding of the economic well-being of Canadians: what economic shifts do individuals and families live through, and how does it vary with changes in their paid work, family make-up, receipt of government transfers or other factors?

  • Surveys and statistical programs – Documentation: 4400
    Description: The purpose of this survey was to find out more about the activities, previous work force attachment and future plans of persons not presently in the labour force; information was also collected on the plans of non-student youth and the retirement circumstances of retired people.

  • 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.
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  • Table: 14-10-0058-01
    (formerly: CANSIM 282-0049)
    Geography: Canada, Province or territory
    Frequency: Monthly
    Description: Number of unemployed persons by type of work sought and seach method, sex and age group, last 5 months.
    Release date: 2020-01-10

  • Table: 14-10-0059-01
    (formerly: CANSIM 282-0050)
    Geography: Canada, Province or territory
    Frequency: Annual
    Description: Number of unemployed persons by type of work sought and seach method, sex and age group, last 5 years.
    Release date: 2020-01-10

  • Table: 14-10-0067-01
    (formerly: CANSIM 282-0075)
    Geography: Canada, Province or territory
    Frequency: Monthly
    Description: Number of employees by establishment size, North American Industry Classification System (NAICS), sex, and age group, last 5 months.
    Release date: 2020-01-10

  • Table: 14-10-0068-01
    (formerly: CANSIM 282-0076)
    Geography: Canada, Province or territory
    Frequency: Annual
    Description: Number of employees by establishment size, North American Industry Classification System (NAICS), sex, and age group, last 5 years.
    Release date: 2020-01-10

  • Table: 14-10-0069-01
    (formerly: CANSIM 282-0077)
    Geography: Canada, Province or territory
    Frequency: Monthly
    Description: Number of employees covered and not covered by a union, by North American Industry Classification System (NAICS), sex, and age group, last 5 months.
    Release date: 2020-01-10

  • Table: 14-10-0070-01
    (formerly: CANSIM 282-0078)
    Geography: Canada, Province or territory
    Frequency: Annual
    Description: Number of employees covered and not covered by a union, by North American Industry Classification System (NAICS), sex, and age group, last 5 years.
    Release date: 2020-01-10

  • Table: 14-10-0071-01
    (formerly: CANSIM 282-0079)
    Geography: Canada, Province or territory
    Frequency: Monthly
    Description: Number of permanent and temporary employees by North American Industry Classification System (NAICS), sex and age group, last 5 months.
    Release date: 2020-01-10

  • Table: 14-10-0072-01
    (formerly: CANSIM 282-0080)
    Geography: Canada, Province or territory
    Frequency: Annual
    Description: Number of permanent and temporary employees by North American Industry Classification System (NAICS), sex and age group, last 5 years.
    Release date: 2020-01-10

  • Table: 14-10-0077-01
    (formerly: CANSIM 282-0085)
    Geography: Canada, Province or territory
    Frequency: Monthly
    Description: Supplementary unemployment rates by sex and age group, last 5 months.
    Release date: 2020-01-10

  • Table: 14-10-0078-01
    (formerly: CANSIM 282-0086)
    Geography: Canada, Province or territory
    Frequency: Annual
    Description: Supplementary unemployment rates by sex and age group, last 5 years.
    Release date: 2020-01-10
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  • Articles and reports: 75-001-X19890032279
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

    Employment growth moderated considerably this year, and shifted its focus westward: more than half the growth occurred in British Columbia. An up-to-date look at labour market developments in the first six months of 1989.

    Release date: 1989-09-30

  • Articles and reports: 75-001-X19890032280
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

    Trade unionism is adapting, as the service sector and women's share of employment expand. This study looks at unionization among women in the service sector during the 1980s. Trends by occupation and industry are examined for full-time and part-time workers, as are the earnings of unionized and non-unionized workers.

    Release date: 1989-09-30

  • Articles and reports: 75-001-X19890032282
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

    The Help-wanted Index measures job ads as an indicator of labour demand. The index is considered a leading indicator of labour market conditions and of general economic activity. This study looks at the performance of the index during the last three business cycles.

    Release date: 1989-09-30

  • 624. Youth for hire Archived
    Articles and reports: 75-001-X19890022273
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

    A comparison of youth labour market conditions in 1977 and 1987 shows several important changes. Demographic shifts and rising school attendance rates are among the influences examined. The diverse experiences of students and out-of-school youths, of teenagers and young adults, are highlighted.

    Release date: 1989-06-30

  • Articles and reports: 75-001-X19890022274
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

    From 1985 to 1988, the national unemployment rate declined sharply but regional patterns varied considerably. The unemployment rate and other labour market measures for 40 sub-provincial areas are used in this study of the increase in regional unemployment disparities observed in recent years.

    Release date: 1989-06-30

  • 626. On maternity leave Archived
    Articles and reports: 75-001-X19890022275
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

    The fertility rate continues to decline but interest in maternity leave is growing as more women of child bearing age join the labour force. This article looks at maternity absences among working women by age, education and province. It also explores the links between the fertility rate and maternity absences and between compensation and length of absence.

    Release date: 1989-06-30
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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