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  • Articles and reports: 12-001-X201900300006
    Description:

    High nonresponse is a very common problem in sample surveys today. In statistical terms we are worried about increased bias and variance of estimators for population quantities such as totals or means. Different methods have been suggested in order to compensate for this phenomenon. We can roughly divide them into imputation and calibration and it is the latter approach we will focus on here. A wide spectrum of possibilities is included in the class of calibration estimators. We explore linear calibration, where we suggest using a nonresponse version of the design-based optimal regression estimator. Comparisons are made between this estimator and a GREG type estimator. Distance measures play a very important part in the construction of calibration estimators. We show that an estimator of the average response propensity (probability) can be included in the “optimal” distance measure under nonresponse, which will help to reduce the bias of the resulting estimator. To illustrate empirically the theoretically derived results for the suggested estimators, a simulation study has been carried out. The population is called KYBOK and consists of clerical municipalities in Sweden, where the variables include financial as well as size measurements. The results are encouraging for the “optimal” estimator in combination with the estimated average response propensity, where the bias was reduced for most of the Poisson sampling cases in the study.

    Release date: 2019-12-17

  • Articles and reports: 75-006-X201900100018
    Description:

    Residential dissimilarity describes the extent to which one population group lives apart from another in a shared urban space. This study uses data from the 2016 Census to examine the housing, income and residential dissimilarity of the Indigenous population living in private households in the 49 census metropolitan areas (CMAs) and census agglomerations (CAs) that were large enough to be divided into census tracts, and provides a short description of neighbourhoods with a large concentration of Indigenous people.

    Release date: 2019-12-10

  • Articles and reports: 46-28-0001201900100002
    Description:

    This article analyzes the income characteristics of residential property owners in British Columbia, Ontario and Nova Scotia. It provides new information on owners who claimed the home buyers' amount tax credit in 2017 to offer insights on the income of first-time home buyers and their properties. This article also explores the relationship between owner income and property values, and investigates income distributions of owners in selected areas.

    Release date: 2019-12-05

  • Stats in brief: 11-627-M2019082
    Description:

    Using police-reported data from the 2018 Homicide Survey, this infographic is a visual representation of some of these data. Findings include results at the national, provincial, territorial and Census Metropolitan Area (CMA) levels. Also included are findings related to the Aboriginal identity of victims and accused persons, sex of victims of homicide, as well as the prevalence of gang-related and firearm-related homicides.

    Release date: 2019-11-27

  • Articles and reports: 11F0019M2019020
    Description:

    Youth not in employment, education or training (NEET) are considered to be at risk for long-term economic and social difficulties. The number of youth NEET is important to Canada and has also become a global issue, as evidenced by its inclusion as an indicator in the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals. To date, most of the Canadian studies on this topic have focused on the sociodemographic characteristics of youth NEET and on their educational and employment experiences during their transition from school to work. Thus, relatively little is known about the psychosocial well-being of youth NEET in the Canadian context. This report aims to address this gap by providing a psychosocial profile of youth NEET compared with youth non-NEET in Canada.

    Release date: 2019-11-01

  • Articles and reports: 75-006-X201900100013
    Description:

    Among people who leave high school prior to completion, many return to formal schooling as adults. High school equivalency programs (such as a General Educational Development or Adult Basic Education program) give them the opportunity to go back and complete high school requirements. Using data from the 2017 Aboriginal Peoples Survey, this study examines the factors associated with upgrading and high school equivalency among the Aboriginal population living off reserve. It also examines whether high school equivalency or upgrading is associated with better educational and labour market outcomes.

    Release date: 2019-09-19

  • Articles and reports: 85-002-X201900100014
    Description:

    This Juristat article explores current conditions in Saskatchewan and the province's criminal justice system. Projections are presented to demonstrate how positive outcomes can be reached through possible education-related intervention. Educational attainment was selected for analysis as research has often explored the link between education and criminal behaviour. Projections were created using Statistics Canada's Demosim microsimulation model.

    Release date: 2019-09-19

  • Articles and reports: 18-001-X2019002
    Description:

    This study provides a broad understanding of the business environments in Indigenous communities - First Nations and Inuit - across Canada. These communities are typically located in rural low density or remote areas. The analysis profiles businesses located in Indigenous communities and compares them with businesses located in Non-Indigenous communities with similar population size parameters; hence, this analysis uses a geographic concept (i.e., the type of community) to connect the business dimension with the Indigenous dimension, as opposed to businesses whose ownership identifies as indigenous.

    The profile is based on a set of straightforward business indicators, including business counts, entry and exit, age, revenue and profit indicators, which are tabulated by various classes of businesses defined for the study (industry groupings, employment size, revenue size, etc.). Some tables also feature province and territory geography. All business data are from Statistics Canada's Business Register (BR) January 2017 reference period. The 2011 Census geography is used as the January 2017 BR is based on that classification. The tables are presented by type of community. The results highlight both differences and similarities between the business environments of Indigenous communities and included Non-Indigenous communities.

    Release date: 2019-08-28

  • Articles and reports: 82-003-X201900800002
    Description:

    The Canadian Health Measures Survey (CHMS) provides a unique opportunity to examine the characteristics of the population with unperceived hearing loss-a term that refers to those who do not self-report a hearing impairment despite having some audiometrically measured hearing loss. Data from cycles 3 (2012 to 2013) and 4 (2014 to 2015) of the CHMS were combined and used to examine the adult population aged 40 to 79 years with unperceived hearing loss. The analysis describes the prevalence of audiometrically measured hearing loss and self-reported hearing impairment. The prevalence of unperceived hearing loss was examined by selected sociodemographic, health and other characteristics.

    Release date: 2019-08-21

  • Articles and reports: 82-625-X201900100009
    Description:

    This is a Health fact sheet about cycling deaths. The results shown are based on data from the Canadian Vital Statistics: Death Database and the Canadian Coroner and Medical Examiner Database.

    Release date: 2019-07-31
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  • Stats in brief: 11-627-M2019082
    Description:

    Using police-reported data from the 2018 Homicide Survey, this infographic is a visual representation of some of these data. Findings include results at the national, provincial, territorial and Census Metropolitan Area (CMA) levels. Also included are findings related to the Aboriginal identity of victims and accused persons, sex of victims of homicide, as well as the prevalence of gang-related and firearm-related homicides.

    Release date: 2019-11-27

  • Stats in brief: 11-631-X2018003
    Geography: Province or territory
    Description:

    A presentation on government expenditures in Alberta. The provincial economy is reviewed in economic and demographic context with a focus on government's expenses by function. The impact on government finances is explained with the help of comparative analysis. It presents a comparative and comprehensive description of government expenses by function.

    Release date: 2018-04-06

  • Stats in brief: 82-624-X201600114637
    Description:

    This article highlights work that is being done to create laboratory reference ranges for substances measured in blood that are specific for the Canadian population. Results for two laboratory tests are presented to illustrate how reference ranges are created and how age and/or sex can influence normal values in a healthy population. This article uses data from the Canadian Health Measures Survey (2007–2011).

    Release date: 2016-06-27

  • Stats in brief: 56-001-X20060029282
    Description:

    The statistics presented in this Bulletin are for the fiscal year ending August 31 and cover the period from 2002 to 2005.

    Release date: 2006-07-26

  • Stats in brief: 56-001-X20050028052
    Description:

    This issue of the Bulletin presents financial and operating statistics for the television broadcasting industry for the 2001 to 2004 period.

    Release date: 2005-06-03

  • Stats in brief: 56-001-X20050017817
    Description:

    This issue of the Bulletin presents financial and operating statistics for wireline and wireless telecommunication services industries for the 2000 to 2003 period.

    Release date: 2005-03-17

  • Stats in brief: 13F0026M2004001
    Description:

    This document presents the results of the Pension Plans in Canada Survey as of January 1, 2003. It gives a brief overview of changes over time in the participation of men and women in registered pension plans, the coverage of the labour force by these plans, membership in defined benefit and defined contribution plans, and total contributions paid into these plans. The document also briefly describes retirement compensation arrangements with an analysis covering the period 1991 to 2001.

    Release date: 2004-09-22

  • Stats in brief: 56-001-X20040027807
    Description:

    This issue of the Bulletin presents financial and operating statistics for the television broadcasting industry for the 2000 to 2003 period.

    Release date: 2004-06-08

  • Stats in brief: 56-001-X20040017809
    Description:

    This issue of the Bulletin presents financial and operating statistics for wireline and wireless telecommunication services industries for the 1999 to 2002 period.

    Release date: 2004-06-04

  • Stats in brief: 56-001-X20030047811
    Description:

    This issue of the Bulletin presents financial and operating statistics for wireline and wireless telecommunication services industries for the 1998 to 2001 period.

    Release date: 2003-12-19
Articles and reports (301)

Articles and reports (301) (0 to 10 of 301 results)

  • Articles and reports: 12-001-X201900300006
    Description:

    High nonresponse is a very common problem in sample surveys today. In statistical terms we are worried about increased bias and variance of estimators for population quantities such as totals or means. Different methods have been suggested in order to compensate for this phenomenon. We can roughly divide them into imputation and calibration and it is the latter approach we will focus on here. A wide spectrum of possibilities is included in the class of calibration estimators. We explore linear calibration, where we suggest using a nonresponse version of the design-based optimal regression estimator. Comparisons are made between this estimator and a GREG type estimator. Distance measures play a very important part in the construction of calibration estimators. We show that an estimator of the average response propensity (probability) can be included in the “optimal” distance measure under nonresponse, which will help to reduce the bias of the resulting estimator. To illustrate empirically the theoretically derived results for the suggested estimators, a simulation study has been carried out. The population is called KYBOK and consists of clerical municipalities in Sweden, where the variables include financial as well as size measurements. The results are encouraging for the “optimal” estimator in combination with the estimated average response propensity, where the bias was reduced for most of the Poisson sampling cases in the study.

    Release date: 2019-12-17

  • Articles and reports: 75-006-X201900100018
    Description:

    Residential dissimilarity describes the extent to which one population group lives apart from another in a shared urban space. This study uses data from the 2016 Census to examine the housing, income and residential dissimilarity of the Indigenous population living in private households in the 49 census metropolitan areas (CMAs) and census agglomerations (CAs) that were large enough to be divided into census tracts, and provides a short description of neighbourhoods with a large concentration of Indigenous people.

    Release date: 2019-12-10

  • Articles and reports: 46-28-0001201900100002
    Description:

    This article analyzes the income characteristics of residential property owners in British Columbia, Ontario and Nova Scotia. It provides new information on owners who claimed the home buyers' amount tax credit in 2017 to offer insights on the income of first-time home buyers and their properties. This article also explores the relationship between owner income and property values, and investigates income distributions of owners in selected areas.

    Release date: 2019-12-05

  • Articles and reports: 11F0019M2019020
    Description:

    Youth not in employment, education or training (NEET) are considered to be at risk for long-term economic and social difficulties. The number of youth NEET is important to Canada and has also become a global issue, as evidenced by its inclusion as an indicator in the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals. To date, most of the Canadian studies on this topic have focused on the sociodemographic characteristics of youth NEET and on their educational and employment experiences during their transition from school to work. Thus, relatively little is known about the psychosocial well-being of youth NEET in the Canadian context. This report aims to address this gap by providing a psychosocial profile of youth NEET compared with youth non-NEET in Canada.

    Release date: 2019-11-01

  • Articles and reports: 75-006-X201900100013
    Description:

    Among people who leave high school prior to completion, many return to formal schooling as adults. High school equivalency programs (such as a General Educational Development or Adult Basic Education program) give them the opportunity to go back and complete high school requirements. Using data from the 2017 Aboriginal Peoples Survey, this study examines the factors associated with upgrading and high school equivalency among the Aboriginal population living off reserve. It also examines whether high school equivalency or upgrading is associated with better educational and labour market outcomes.

    Release date: 2019-09-19

  • Articles and reports: 85-002-X201900100014
    Description:

    This Juristat article explores current conditions in Saskatchewan and the province's criminal justice system. Projections are presented to demonstrate how positive outcomes can be reached through possible education-related intervention. Educational attainment was selected for analysis as research has often explored the link between education and criminal behaviour. Projections were created using Statistics Canada's Demosim microsimulation model.

    Release date: 2019-09-19

  • Articles and reports: 18-001-X2019002
    Description:

    This study provides a broad understanding of the business environments in Indigenous communities - First Nations and Inuit - across Canada. These communities are typically located in rural low density or remote areas. The analysis profiles businesses located in Indigenous communities and compares them with businesses located in Non-Indigenous communities with similar population size parameters; hence, this analysis uses a geographic concept (i.e., the type of community) to connect the business dimension with the Indigenous dimension, as opposed to businesses whose ownership identifies as indigenous.

    The profile is based on a set of straightforward business indicators, including business counts, entry and exit, age, revenue and profit indicators, which are tabulated by various classes of businesses defined for the study (industry groupings, employment size, revenue size, etc.). Some tables also feature province and territory geography. All business data are from Statistics Canada's Business Register (BR) January 2017 reference period. The 2011 Census geography is used as the January 2017 BR is based on that classification. The tables are presented by type of community. The results highlight both differences and similarities between the business environments of Indigenous communities and included Non-Indigenous communities.

    Release date: 2019-08-28

  • Articles and reports: 82-003-X201900800002
    Description:

    The Canadian Health Measures Survey (CHMS) provides a unique opportunity to examine the characteristics of the population with unperceived hearing loss-a term that refers to those who do not self-report a hearing impairment despite having some audiometrically measured hearing loss. Data from cycles 3 (2012 to 2013) and 4 (2014 to 2015) of the CHMS were combined and used to examine the adult population aged 40 to 79 years with unperceived hearing loss. The analysis describes the prevalence of audiometrically measured hearing loss and self-reported hearing impairment. The prevalence of unperceived hearing loss was examined by selected sociodemographic, health and other characteristics.

    Release date: 2019-08-21

  • Articles and reports: 82-625-X201900100009
    Description:

    This is a Health fact sheet about cycling deaths. The results shown are based on data from the Canadian Vital Statistics: Death Database and the Canadian Coroner and Medical Examiner Database.

    Release date: 2019-07-31

  • Articles and reports: 12-001-X201900200005
    Description:

    We present an approach for imputation of missing items in multivariate categorical data nested within households. The approach relies on a latent class model that (i) allows for household-level and individual-level variables, (ii) ensures that impossible household configurations have zero probability in the model, and (iii) can preserve multivariate distributions both within households and across households. We present a Gibbs sampler for estimating the model and generating imputations. We also describe strategies for improving the computational efficiency of the model estimation. We illustrate the performance of the approach with data that mimic the variables collected in typical population censuses.

    Release date: 2019-06-27
Journals and periodicals (5)

Journals and periodicals (5) ((5 results))

  • Journals and periodicals: 89-646-X
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

    The Survey of Older Workers is sponsored by the Labour Market Policy branch of Human Resources and Skills Development Canada (HRSDC). The survey is designed to assess the labour market intentions and transitions of older Canadians. The subject matter is intended to identify "factors" that influence the decision to retire or remain working. In this context pensions, general finances, the role of dependents, the nature of work, health considerations etc., will be of primary concern in trying to understand workers' intentions and motivations.

    Release date: 2010-11-15

  • Journals and periodicals: 71-542-X
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

    This report offers highlights from the 2007 Canada Survey of Giving, Volunteering, and Participating (CSGVP) which was undertaken to better understand how Canadians support individuals and communities on their own or through their involvement with charitable and non-profit organizations. For this survey, thousands of Canadians aged 15 and over were asked how they: gave money and other resources to individuals and to organizations; volunteered time to help others and to enhance their communities; and participated in the practices which help give substance to active citizenship. The results from this survey allow this report to tell a story about who Canada's volunteers and charitable donors are and the ways in which they contribute to our society.

    Release date: 2009-06-08

  • Journals and periodicals: 82-581-X
    Description:

    This report briefly describes over 100 long-term medical follow-up studies covering topics over the complete life cycle including most age groups and diseases. The research projects examine delayed health outcomes in relation to occupational, environmental, lifestyle, medical and socio-economic factors.

    This inventory of projects carried out since 1978, searchable by themes, will aid in determining earlier research completed using record linkage plus national birth, cancer and death databases for Canada. It outlines the agencies involved, the main investigators at the time of the work, the size of the study population, and provides citations to published findings. This report will be useful for those who make or influence policies, regulations and medical guidelines, and carry out research that affects the health of the population at the industry, community, regional, national or international level.

    Release date: 2006-02-14

  • Journals and periodicals: 81-586-X
    Description:

    In today's emerging knowledge societies, the capacity of labour markets, firms and individuals to adjust to change, improve productivity and capitalize on technological innovation depends in large measure on the skills of the adult population. Improving the stock of skills available to the economy through investment in adult education and workplace learning has therefore become an issue of considerable strategic importance. But how are the Canadian markets for adult education and training evolving?

    This report presents, for the first time, evidence on the development of adult education and training in Canada during the last decade. Examined are not only broad trends in the demand and supply of adult education, but also the factors contributing to observed developments. Survey data collected in 1998 allow readers to gauge the current situation and make comparisons over time and across Canadian provinces. The findings indicate, first, that growth in adult education participation has slowed in recent years, and second, that there are major differences between the provinces in who gets trained, and how much.

    Release date: 2001-05-10

  • Journals and periodicals: 84F0013X
    Geography: Canada, Province or territory
    Description:

    This study was initiated to test the validity of probabilistic linkage methods used at Statistics Canada. It compared the results of data linkages on infant deaths in Canada with infant death data from Nova Scotia and Alberta. It also compared the availability of fetal deaths on the national and provincial files.

    Release date: 1999-10-08
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