Canadian Survey on Disability

The purpose of the Canadian Survey on Disability (CSD) is to provide information about Canadians whose everyday activities may be limited because of a condition or health-related problem. This information will be used to plan and evaluate services, programs and policies for Canadians with disabilities to help enable their full participation in society. The survey is sponsored by Employment and Social Development Canada.
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  • Articles and reports: 46-28-0001202100100011
    Description:

    This article about persons with disabilities is part of the "Housing Experiences in Canada" fact sheet series. This series focuses on housing indicators that provide information on the housing experiences of different population groups, with a focus on those identified in legislation that recognizes housing as a human right.

    Release date: 2022-06-10

  • Stats in brief: 11-629-X2022001
    Description:

    This American Sign Language video provides an introduction to the Canadian Survey on Disability. Specifically, it includes a brief description of the benefits of participating in the survey, what participating in the survey involves, how respondents were selected to participate, and information on privacy and confidentiality.

    Release date: 2022-05-11

  • Journals and periodicals: 89-654-X
    Description:

    The Canadian Survey on Disability (CSD) is a national survey of Canadians aged 15 and over whose everyday activities are limited because of a long-term condition or health-related problem.

    Release date: 2021-12-01

  • Articles and reports: 89-654-X2021003
    Description:

    This paper presents preliminary findings on the relationship between disability, age of onset or diagnosis, and age of limitation. These findings are based on questions asked for each disability type covered in the 2017 Canadian Survey on Disability (CSD). It provides a profile of the age of onset, age of limitation and the period from onset to limitation for each disability type. The age of onset and age of limitation are examined by different characteristics, including sex, severity of disability and age group.

    Release date: 2021-12-01

  • Stats in brief: 11-627-M2021083
    Description:

    Using data from the 2017 Canadian Survey on Disability (CSD) and the 2020 Canada Emergency Response Benefit (CERB) program, this infographic provides a profile of Canadian workers with disabilities who received CERB payments during the period from March 15 to September 26, 2020. The focus of the analysis is on workers who had employment or self-employment income of at least $5,000 in 2019.

    Release date: 2021-12-01

  • Articles and reports: 36-28-0001202101000003
    Description:

    This study uses data from the 2017 Canadian Survey on Disability to examine differences in educational experiences between women and men aged 15 to 34 with a disability. These experiences capture the difficulties that persons with disabilities reported encountering in school, such as limitations on learning, social exclusion, and a lack of accommodations.

    Release date: 2021-10-27

  • Articles and reports: 36-28-0001202101000004
    Description:

    This study used data from the 2017 Canadian Survey on Disability to examine differences in work experiences between women and men aged 20 to 54 with a disability. These experiences capture the barriers that persons with disabilities reported encountering in their jobs, workplaces, and the labour market.

    Release date: 2021-10-27

  • Articles and reports: 89-654-X2021002
    Description:

    This factsheet provides accessibility-related findings from the 2017 Canadian Survey on Disability (CSD) that align with four of the seven priorities from the Accessible Canada Act (ACA). These priorities include transportation, built environment, information and communication technology (ICT) and employment. The results show some key differences in accessibility experiences by age group, sex, type of disability and severity of disability among persons with disabilities.

    Release date: 2021-10-27

  • Table: 13-10-0811-01
    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 use the Internet or never use the Internet in a typical month, for provinces and territories (grouped), population centres and rural areas, Canada.

    Release date: 2021-03-22

  • Table: 13-10-0812-01
    Geography: Canada
    Frequency: Every 5 years
    Description:

    Differences in the number and proportion of persons with disabilities in terms of those who use the Internet or never use the Internet in a typical month by age group and sex, Canada.

    Release date: 2021-03-22
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  • Articles and reports: 46-28-0001202100100011
    Description:

    This article about persons with disabilities is part of the "Housing Experiences in Canada" fact sheet series. This series focuses on housing indicators that provide information on the housing experiences of different population groups, with a focus on those identified in legislation that recognizes housing as a human right.

    Release date: 2022-06-10

  • Stats in brief: 11-629-X2022001
    Description:

    This American Sign Language video provides an introduction to the Canadian Survey on Disability. Specifically, it includes a brief description of the benefits of participating in the survey, what participating in the survey involves, how respondents were selected to participate, and information on privacy and confidentiality.

    Release date: 2022-05-11

  • Journals and periodicals: 89-654-X
    Description:

    The Canadian Survey on Disability (CSD) is a national survey of Canadians aged 15 and over whose everyday activities are limited because of a long-term condition or health-related problem.

    Release date: 2021-12-01

  • Articles and reports: 89-654-X2021003
    Description:

    This paper presents preliminary findings on the relationship between disability, age of onset or diagnosis, and age of limitation. These findings are based on questions asked for each disability type covered in the 2017 Canadian Survey on Disability (CSD). It provides a profile of the age of onset, age of limitation and the period from onset to limitation for each disability type. The age of onset and age of limitation are examined by different characteristics, including sex, severity of disability and age group.

    Release date: 2021-12-01

  • Stats in brief: 11-627-M2021083
    Description:

    Using data from the 2017 Canadian Survey on Disability (CSD) and the 2020 Canada Emergency Response Benefit (CERB) program, this infographic provides a profile of Canadian workers with disabilities who received CERB payments during the period from March 15 to September 26, 2020. The focus of the analysis is on workers who had employment or self-employment income of at least $5,000 in 2019.

    Release date: 2021-12-01

  • Articles and reports: 36-28-0001202101000003
    Description:

    This study uses data from the 2017 Canadian Survey on Disability to examine differences in educational experiences between women and men aged 15 to 34 with a disability. These experiences capture the difficulties that persons with disabilities reported encountering in school, such as limitations on learning, social exclusion, and a lack of accommodations.

    Release date: 2021-10-27

  • Articles and reports: 36-28-0001202101000004
    Description:

    This study used data from the 2017 Canadian Survey on Disability to examine differences in work experiences between women and men aged 20 to 54 with a disability. These experiences capture the barriers that persons with disabilities reported encountering in their jobs, workplaces, and the labour market.

    Release date: 2021-10-27

  • Articles and reports: 89-654-X2021002
    Description:

    This factsheet provides accessibility-related findings from the 2017 Canadian Survey on Disability (CSD) that align with four of the seven priorities from the Accessible Canada Act (ACA). These priorities include transportation, built environment, information and communication technology (ICT) and employment. The results show some key differences in accessibility experiences by age group, sex, type of disability and severity of disability among persons with disabilities.

    Release date: 2021-10-27

  • Stats in brief: 11-627-M2021007
    Description:

    The infographic presents pre-existing living situations and housing conditions among Canadians with mental health-related disabilities that may put them at greater risk of contracting COVID-19, as well as the emotional and psychosocial impacts of living through a pandemic.

    Release date: 2021-01-28

  • Stats in brief: 11-627-M2020085
    Description:

    The infographic highlights certain characteristics related to demographics such as sex and age, the use of aids and assistive devices, the need of health care services and workplace accommodations among those with a mobility disability.

    Release date: 2020-12-03
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  • Surveys and statistical programs – Documentation: 89-654-X2016003
    Description:

    This paper describes the process that led to the creation of the new Disability Screening Questions (DSQ), jointly developped by Statistics Canada and Employment and Social Development Canada. The DSQ form a new module which can be put on general population surveys to allow comparisons of persons with and without a disability. The paper explains why there are two versions of the DSQ—a long and a short one—, the difference between the two, and how each version can be used.

    Release date: 2016-02-29

  • Surveys and statistical programs – Documentation: 89-654-X2014001
    Description:

    The Canadian Survey on Disability (CSD) is a national survey of Canadians aged 15 and over whose everyday activities are limited because of a long-term condition or health-related problem.

    The 2012 CSD 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 of this guide provides an overview of the 2012 CSD by introducing the survey's background and objectives. Chapter 2 explains the key concepts and definitions and introduces the indicators measured by the CSD questionnaire modules. Chapters 3 to 6 cover important aspects of survey methodology, from sampling design to data collection and processing. Chapters 7 and 8 cover issues of data quality, including the approaches used to minimize and correct errors throughout all stages of the survey. Users are cautioned against making comparisons with data from previous Participation and Activity Limitations Surveys. Chapter 9 outlines the survey products that are available to the public, including data tables, a fact sheet and reference material. Appendices provide more detail on survey indicators as well as a glossary of terms.

    Release date: 2014-02-05
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