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  • 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

  • Stats in brief: 11-627-M2019063
    Description:

    The 2018 Canadian Internet Use Survey (CIUS) measures the impact of digital technologies on the lives of Canadians, including how individuals use the Internet, their intensity of use, demand for certain online activities, and interactions online. This infographic examines what Canadians have reported about their online experiences related to the Internet, smart phones, staying connected, communicating and social media.

    Release date: 2019-10-29

  • Stats in brief: 11-627-M2019064
    Description:

    The 2018 Canadian Internet Use Survey (CIUS) measures the impact of digital technologies on the lives of Canadians, including how individuals use the Internet, their intensity of use, demand for certain online activities, and interactions online. This infographic examines what Canadians have reported about their online spending behaviours.

    Release date: 2019-10-29

  • Articles and reports: 82-003-X201901000001
    Description:

    Using data spanning a decade (2007 to 2017) from cycles 1, 2 and 5 of the Canadian Health Measures Survey, this study provides a comprehensive update of current fitness levels and a description of recent trends in the fitness levels of Canadian children and youth aged 6 to 19 years.

    Release date: 2019-10-16

  • Articles and reports: 82-003-X201901000002
    Description:

    This study developed age- and sex-specific normative-referenced percentile values for five physical fitness tests across a wide age range of Canadians, using a nationally representative sample. The data are from cycle 5 of the Canadian Health Measures Survey (2016 to 2017).

    Release date: 2019-10-16

  • Articles and reports: 46-28-0001201900100001
    Geography: Province or territory
    Description:

    This article provides information on multiple-property owners in the provinces of British Columbia, Ontario and Nova Scotia whose usual residence is in one of these provinces. This analysis investigates the characteristics of these people and their properties. It is based on data from the Canadian Housing Statistics Program for reference year 2018.

    Release date: 2019-09-27

  • Articles and reports: 11-633-X2019004
    Description:

    This paper shows how to estimate the effect of the Canada-United States border on non-energy goods trade at a sub-provincial/state level using Statistics Canada’s Surface Transportation File (STF), augmented with United States domestic trade data. It uses a gravity model framework to compare cross-border to domestic trade flows among 201 Canadian and United States regions in year 2012. It shows that some 25 years after the Canada-United States Free Trade Agreement (the North American Free Trade Agreement’s predecessor) was ratified, the cost of trading goods across the border still amounts to a 30% tariff on bilateral trade between Canadian and United States regions. The paper also demonstrates how these estimates can be used along with general equilibrium Poisson pseudo maximum likelihood (GEPPML) methods to describe the effect of changing border costs on North American trade patterns and regional welfare.

    Release date: 2019-09-24

  • Stats in brief: 11-627-M2019050
    Description:

    This infographic describes key findings from Statistics Canada's national population projections. The projected size and age structure of the Canadian population in 2068 are described according to selected projection scenarios.

    Release date: 2019-09-17

  • Articles and reports: 75-004-M2019003
    Description:

    This report looks at the evolution of minimum wage prevalence over the last 20 years, using annual estimates from the Labour Force Survey (LFS). It examines changes in the profile of minimum wage employees, first through a series of gradual minimum wage increases observed from 1998 to 2017, followed by notable increases in 2018. It then looks at changes in the average minimum wage in Canada compared with the average hourly wages for all employees.

    Release date: 2019-09-11

  • Articles and reports: 13-605-X201900100010
    Description:

    This article describes revisions of the Provincial and Territorial Gross Domestic Product (PTGDP) by industry program for the 2015 to 2017 period. These follow the November 8, 2018 release of the estimates for the program for the three reference years.

    Release date: 2019-09-04
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  • Stats in brief: 11-627-M2019063
    Description:

    The 2018 Canadian Internet Use Survey (CIUS) measures the impact of digital technologies on the lives of Canadians, including how individuals use the Internet, their intensity of use, demand for certain online activities, and interactions online. This infographic examines what Canadians have reported about their online experiences related to the Internet, smart phones, staying connected, communicating and social media.

    Release date: 2019-10-29

  • Stats in brief: 11-627-M2019064
    Description:

    The 2018 Canadian Internet Use Survey (CIUS) measures the impact of digital technologies on the lives of Canadians, including how individuals use the Internet, their intensity of use, demand for certain online activities, and interactions online. This infographic examines what Canadians have reported about their online spending behaviours.

    Release date: 2019-10-29

  • Stats in brief: 11-627-M2019050
    Description:

    This infographic describes key findings from Statistics Canada's national population projections. The projected size and age structure of the Canadian population in 2068 are described according to selected projection scenarios.

    Release date: 2019-09-17

  • Stats in brief: 11-627-M2019047
    Description:

    The Annual Fruits and Vegetables Survey produces estimates of the total cultivated area, the harvested area, total production, marketed production, and farm gate value of selected fruits and vegetables grown in Canada. This infographic highlights fruits and vegetables enjoyed by Canadians throughout the summer months.

    Release date: 2019-08-26

  • Stats in brief: 11-627-M2019017
    Description:

    This infographic presents some highlights from the 2018 Study on International Money Transfers, including total amount sent to relatives or friends living abroad, costs of remitting and money transfer methods.

    Release date: 2019-04-17

  • Stats in brief: 89-28-0001201800100012
    Description:

    This chart presents the proportion of women employed in natural and applied science occupations in Canada and how their employment in these occupations has grown compared with men.

    Release date: 2019-03-08

  • Stats in brief: 16-508-X2017002
    Description:

    This fact sheet looks at outdoor water use by Canadian households.

    Release date: 2017-07-21

  • Stats in brief: 16-508-X2016002
    Description:

    This fact sheet looks at Canadian households' awareness of radon.

    Release date: 2016-12-16

  • Stats in brief: 11-630-X2016003
    Description:

    This edition of Canadian Megatrends looks at changes in the causes of death from 1950 to 2012.

    Release date: 2016-03-21

  • Stats in brief: 99-010-X201100311791
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

    These three short articles provide complementary analysis to the 2011 National Household Survey (NHS) analytical document on immigration and ethnocultural diversity in Canada. They focus on specific topics of interest. The first NHS in Brief is entitled Generation status: Canadian-born children of immigrants, the second, Obtaining Canadian citizenship and the third, Mixed unions in Canada.

    Release date: 2013-05-08
Articles and reports (408)

Articles and reports (408) (0 to 10 of 408 results)

  • 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: 82-003-X201901000001
    Description:

    Using data spanning a decade (2007 to 2017) from cycles 1, 2 and 5 of the Canadian Health Measures Survey, this study provides a comprehensive update of current fitness levels and a description of recent trends in the fitness levels of Canadian children and youth aged 6 to 19 years.

    Release date: 2019-10-16

  • Articles and reports: 82-003-X201901000002
    Description:

    This study developed age- and sex-specific normative-referenced percentile values for five physical fitness tests across a wide age range of Canadians, using a nationally representative sample. The data are from cycle 5 of the Canadian Health Measures Survey (2016 to 2017).

    Release date: 2019-10-16

  • Articles and reports: 46-28-0001201900100001
    Geography: Province or territory
    Description:

    This article provides information on multiple-property owners in the provinces of British Columbia, Ontario and Nova Scotia whose usual residence is in one of these provinces. This analysis investigates the characteristics of these people and their properties. It is based on data from the Canadian Housing Statistics Program for reference year 2018.

    Release date: 2019-09-27

  • Articles and reports: 11-633-X2019004
    Description:

    This paper shows how to estimate the effect of the Canada-United States border on non-energy goods trade at a sub-provincial/state level using Statistics Canada’s Surface Transportation File (STF), augmented with United States domestic trade data. It uses a gravity model framework to compare cross-border to domestic trade flows among 201 Canadian and United States regions in year 2012. It shows that some 25 years after the Canada-United States Free Trade Agreement (the North American Free Trade Agreement’s predecessor) was ratified, the cost of trading goods across the border still amounts to a 30% tariff on bilateral trade between Canadian and United States regions. The paper also demonstrates how these estimates can be used along with general equilibrium Poisson pseudo maximum likelihood (GEPPML) methods to describe the effect of changing border costs on North American trade patterns and regional welfare.

    Release date: 2019-09-24

  • Articles and reports: 75-004-M2019003
    Description:

    This report looks at the evolution of minimum wage prevalence over the last 20 years, using annual estimates from the Labour Force Survey (LFS). It examines changes in the profile of minimum wage employees, first through a series of gradual minimum wage increases observed from 1998 to 2017, followed by notable increases in 2018. It then looks at changes in the average minimum wage in Canada compared with the average hourly wages for all employees.

    Release date: 2019-09-11

  • Articles and reports: 13-605-X201900100010
    Description:

    This article describes revisions of the Provincial and Territorial Gross Domestic Product (PTGDP) by industry program for the 2015 to 2017 period. These follow the November 8, 2018 release of the estimates for the program for the three reference years.

    Release date: 2019-09-04

  • Articles and reports: 62F0014M2019007
    Description: This article sheds light on the recent price trends for lumber in the Canadian retail and wholesale sectors, and on the supply and demand dynamics in the lumber commodity markets.
    Release date: 2019-09-03

  • Articles and reports: 11F0019M2019015
    Description:

    Since 2016, Internet use rates among Canadians aged 15 to 64 have reached near-saturation (97.2%) levels. However, the diffusion of information and communications technology (ICT), including the Internet, has proceeded at a much slower pace among Canadians aged 65 and older. Given that Canada is an aging society, knowing about the factors associated with Internet use among seniors is crucial for ensuring their access to it. This study uses four cycles of the General Social Survey (2007, 2010, 2013 and 2016) to describe changes in Canadian seniors’ rates of Internet use, and examines the sociodemographic factors associated with such use.

    Release date: 2019-07-10

  • Articles and reports: 12-001-X201900200006
    Description:

    This paper presents a new algorithm to solve the one-dimensional optimal stratification problem, which reduces to just determining stratum boundaries. When the number of strata H and the total sample size n are fixed, the stratum boundaries are obtained by minimizing the variance of the estimator of a total for the stratification variable. This algorithm uses the Biased Random Key Genetic Algorithm (BRKGA) metaheuristic to search for the optimal solution. This metaheuristic has been shown to produce good quality solutions for many optimization problems in modest computing times. The algorithm is implemented in the R package stratbr available from CRAN (de Moura Brito, do Nascimento Silva and da Veiga, 2017a). Numerical results are provided for a set of 27 populations, enabling comparison of the new algorithm with some competing approaches available in the literature. The algorithm outperforms simpler approximation-based approaches as well as a couple of other optimization-based approaches. It also matches the performance of the best available optimization-based approach due to Kozak (2004). Its main advantage over Kozak’s approach is the coupling of the optimal stratification with the optimal allocation proposed by de Moura Brito, do Nascimento Silva, Silva Semaan and Maculan (2015), thus ensuring that if the stratification bounds obtained achieve the global optimal, then the overall solution will be the global optimum for the stratification bounds and sample allocation.

    Release date: 2019-06-27
Journals and periodicals (9)

Journals and periodicals (9) ((9 results))

  • Journals and periodicals: 18-504-X
    Geography: Province or territory
    Description:

    Remote Sensing and Geospatial Analysis (RSGA) of the Agriculture Division prepared a series of maps and statistics that show the progression of the 2009 Red River valley flood in Manitoba for the spring of 2009. Starting with an image acquired on March 31, the maps were produced from the analysis of Radarsat-2 satellite image data integrated with 2006 Census of Agriculture data and census geography boundary files. From this analysis, the total area of flooded agriculture land and the number of farmers affected were calculated. A comparison is made with the 1997 flood that occurred in the same region.

    Release date: 2009-05-11

  • Journals and periodicals: 61-533-X
    Description:

    This publication provides the first national portrait of the many thousands of nonprofit and voluntary organizations found in every Canadian community. The data, from the National Survey of Nonprofit and Voluntary Organizations, reveal a set of organizations that are widely diverse in nature, touching virtually every aspect of Canadians' lives.

    Release date: 2005-06-30

  • Journals and periodicals: 89-603-X
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

    "Learning a living: First results of the Adult Literacy and Life Skills Survey" presents new evidence on the nature and magnitude of the literacy gaps faced by OECD countries and how these gaps have evolved over the medium term.

    The fundamental goal of the Adult Literacy and Life Skills Survey (ALL) is to shed new light on the twin processes of skill gain and loss. The survey is sponsored by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD).

    The report offers new insights into the factors that influence the formation and loss of adult skills in various settings - at home and at work - for the seven countries participating in the first round of data collection. The study offers the first comparative evidence on the impact of formal adult education and informal learning on the supply of skill. It also provides unique insight into the distribution of information and communication technology skills, and how these have amplified both productivity and wage inequality.

    It is meant to assist decision makers in formulating policy in four areas:-Policies aimed at removing skill deficits that act as barriers to innovation, productivity and high rates of economic growth;-Policies designed to limit and reverse social exclusion and income inequality; -Policies that seek to reduce the unit cost of delivering public health care and education services;-Policies conceived to improve quality in all spheres, from public services to quality of life, individual fulfillment and happiness.

    Release date: 2005-05-11

  • Journals and periodicals: 61-533-S
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

    This booklet summarizes the key results of the first National Survey of Nonprofit and Voluntary Organizations. These organizations have a significant economic presence and serve as vehicles for citizen engagement. However, many report significant challenges to their capacity to fulfill their missions.

    Release date: 2005-03-11

  • Journals and periodicals: 51-502-X
    Geography: Census metropolitan area
    Description:

    Aviation passenger traffic in Calgary and Edmonton were roughly equal in 1963 but the Calgary market has grown much larger than that of Edmonton. Reasons for growth in these two aviation markets often returned to the debate over a divided aviation market as the result of two airports (Edmonton) versus one at their major competitor (Calgary). It was often suggested that if flights could be consolidated into one airport, «market share» would cease to be lost to the competing airport.

    Major socio-economic variables used in airport passenger forecasting are examined to see if they help to explain the different growth patterns. Population does not appear to explain the differences. Income may be one explanatory factor, with the larger concentration of higher incomes in Calgary. The immigrant population of Calgary has grown faster in the last decade and net migration to Calgary from elsewhere in Canada has been higher--both could stimulate travel. With respect to economic activity stimulating aviation, Calgary has recently led Edmonton in the value of building permits, full-time employment and head office employment. While the socio-economic variables have favoured Calgary, especially in recent years, the decline of Edmonton's passenger aviation traffic, relative to Calgary, has slowed. This has occurred after the moving of most commercial aviation passenger flights from Edmonton City Centre airport to Edmonton International airport. This may support the position that Edmonton was losing aviation passenger traffic to Calgary before the consolidation of commercial aviation flights at Edmonton international airport.

    Release date: 2004-05-12

  • Journals and periodicals: 89-577-X
    Geography: Province or territory
    Description:

    The 2001 Participation and Activity Limitation Survey (PALS) is a post-censal survey of adults and children whose everyday activities may be limited because of a condition or health problem. A sample of those persons who answered 'Yes' to the 2001 Census disability filter questions were included in the PALS Survey population. Approximately 35,000 adults and 8,000 children living in private and some collective households in the 10 provinces were selected to participate in the survey. The data was collected after the 2001 Census, in the fall of 2001.

    This paper presents initial results on the number of persons with disabilities, disability rates as well as the type and severity of disability, by age and sex, for Canada and the provinces.

    Release date: 2003-12-03

  • Journals and periodicals: 89-580-X
    Geography: Province or territory
    Description:

    The 2001 Participation and Activity Limitation Survey (PALS) is a post-censal survey of adults and children whose everyday activities are limited because of a physical condition or health problem. A sample of those persons who answered 'Yes' to the 2001 Census disability filter questions were included in the PALS survey population. Approximately 35,000 adults and 8,000 children living in private or collective households in the 10 provinces were selected to participate in the survey. The data were collected in the fall of 2001.

    This paper focuses on the various supports available for adults with disabilities. These supports include technical aids and devices, assistance with everyday activities, housing modifications and tax credits.

    Release date: 2003-03-25

  • Journals and periodicals: 56F0006X
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

    Using the 2000 General Social Survey data on individual Internet use, this paper explores the use of the Internet, and its social impact on Canadians. During the year 2000, an estimated 13 million, or 53% of Canadians over 15 years of age, said they used the Internet at home, work or somewhere else in the last 12 months. Most non-users say cost and access are their greatest barriers to the Internet. The majority of Canadians feel everyone should have access to the Internet, but they are divided about who should remove the barriers

    Release date: 2001-03-26

  • Journals and periodicals: 61-526-X
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

    This study investigates the determinants of failure for new Canadian firms. It explores the role that certain factors play in conditioning the likelihood of survival - factors related to industry structure, firm demographics and macroeconomic cycles. It asks whether the determinants of failure are different for new start-ups than for firms that have reached adolescence, and if the magnitude of these differences is economically significant. It examines whether, after controlling for certain influences, failure rates differ across industries and provinces.

    Two themes figure prominently in this analysis. The first is the impact that certain industry characteristics - such as average firm size and concentration - have on the entry/exit process, either through their influence on failure costs or on the intensity of competition. The second centres on how the dimensions of failure evolve over time as new firms gain market experience.

    Release date: 2000-02-16
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