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COVID-19 A data perspective

COVID-19: A data perspective: Explore key economic trends and social challenges that arise as the COVID-19 situation evolves.

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  • Articles and reports: 12-001-X202000100002
    Description:

    Model-based methods are required to estimate small area parameters of interest, such as totals and means, when traditional direct estimation methods cannot provide adequate precision. Unit level and area level models are the most commonly used ones in practice. In the case of the unit level model, efficient model-based estimators can be obtained if the sample design is such that the sample and population models coincide: that is, the sampling design is non-informative for the model. If on the other hand, the sampling design is informative for the model, the selection probabilities will be related to the variable of interest, even after conditioning on the available auxiliary data. This will imply that the population model no longer holds for the sample. Pfeffermann and Sverchkov (2007) used the relationships between the population and sample distribution of the study variable to obtain approximately unbiased semi-parametric predictors of the area means under informative sampling schemes. Their procedure is valid for both sampled and non-sampled areas.

    Release date: 2020-06-30

  • Stats in brief: 45-28-0001202000100037
    Description:

    Older generations are more likely than younger generations to be self-isolating and limiting their volunteer activities during the COVID-19 pandemic. In addition, the pandemic has had a series of impacts that vary depending on the type of volunteer organization. Physical distancing and necessary health protection measures quickly affected the provision of face-to-face services, events and meetings involving gatherings of people. At the same time, recent media reports have highlighted many examples of individuals directly assisting others, including picking-up and dropping-off groceries and other supplies in the community, cooking meals, sewing non-medical masks, sharing information and providing emotional support via online social media platforms.

    Using data from the 2018 General Social Survey on Giving, Volunteering and Participating (GSS GVP), this article documents how people of various generations contribute to volunteering in Canada. Although these data predate the COVID-19 pandemic, they provide an overview of the challenges and opportunities of volunteering in the current situation.

    Release date: 2020-06-26

  • Articles and reports: 13-604-M2020002
    Description:

    This documentation outlines the methodology used to develop the Distributions of household economic accounts published in June 2020 for the reference years 2010 to 2019. It describes the framework and the steps implemented to produce distributional information aligned with the National balance sheet accounts and other national accounts concepts. It also includes a report on the quality of the estimated distributions.

    Release date: 2020-06-26

  • Articles and reports: 82-003-X202000400002
    Description:

    The objectives of this study are to describe recent provincial trends in the proportion of births to immigrant mothers and to determine whether disparities in birth outcomes according to immigrant maternal birthplace vary across the provinces. Statistics Canada's Vital Statistics-Birth Database (2000 to 2016) was used to extract 5,831,580 records on live births for the analyses.

    Release date: 2020-06-24

  • Stats in brief: 45-28-0001202000100035
    Description:

    This study reports on the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on the mental health of Indigenous people in Canada, based on data from a recent crowdsourcing initiative. Data on self-perceived mental health as well as on feelings of anxiety among Indigenous people since the onset of physical distancing are presented. Comparisons are made between Indigenous women and men and between Indigenous and non-Indigenous participants.

    Release date: 2020-06-23

  • Stats in brief: 89-28-0001201800100019
    Description:

    A broad overview of employment change and the characteristics of health care workers during the COVID-19 crisis.

    Release date: 2020-06-19

  • Articles and reports: 82-003-X202000300002
    Description:

    The purpose of this study was to assess the risk of non accidental and cause specific mortality associated with long term exposure to PM2.5 among immigrants after they arrived in Canada, and to assess how this risk compares with that of the non immigrant population. Using the Canadian Census Health and Environment Cohort, this study also sought to determine the influence of several immigrant specific variables on the PM2.5 -mortality association, including duration in Canada, country of birth, age at immigration and neighbourhood ethnic concentration.

    Release date: 2020-06-17

  • Stats in brief: 11-627-M2020039
    Description:

    Results of this infographic show a snapshot of Canadian's mental health at the time of the COVID-19 pandemic using the latest wave of data from the Canadian Perspectives Survey Series. Information presented includes Canadian's self-reported mental health, prevalence of moderate to severe levels of anxiety among gender groups, age groups and regional groups and a presentation of behaviours being done to improve both physical and mental health for those reporting different levels of anxiety.

    Release date: 2020-06-04

  • Articles and reports: 81-582-X2020001
    Description:

    The Pan-Canadian Education Indicators Program (PCEIP) draws from a wide variety of data sources to provide information on the school-age population, elementary, secondary and postsecondary education, transitions, and labour market outcomes. PCEIP products include tables, fact sheets, reports and a methodological handbook. They present indicators for all of Canada, the provinces, the territories, as well as selected international comparisons and comparisons over time. The Pan-Canadian Education Indicators Program (PCEIP) is an ongoing initiative of the Canadian Education Statistics Council, a partnership between Statistics Canada and the Council of Ministers of Education, Canada that provides a set of statistical measures on education systems in Canada.

    Release date: 2020-06-02

  • Stats in brief: 45-28-0001202000100025
    Description:

    This article examines the extent to which Canadians’ personal financial concerns are associated with greater concerns about family life and social cohesion (family stress from confinement, violence in the home, maintaining social ties, the ability to cooperate and support one another, and the risk of civil disorder).

    Release date: 2020-05-28
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  • Stats in brief: 45-28-0001202000100037
    Description:

    Older generations are more likely than younger generations to be self-isolating and limiting their volunteer activities during the COVID-19 pandemic. In addition, the pandemic has had a series of impacts that vary depending on the type of volunteer organization. Physical distancing and necessary health protection measures quickly affected the provision of face-to-face services, events and meetings involving gatherings of people. At the same time, recent media reports have highlighted many examples of individuals directly assisting others, including picking-up and dropping-off groceries and other supplies in the community, cooking meals, sewing non-medical masks, sharing information and providing emotional support via online social media platforms.

    Using data from the 2018 General Social Survey on Giving, Volunteering and Participating (GSS GVP), this article documents how people of various generations contribute to volunteering in Canada. Although these data predate the COVID-19 pandemic, they provide an overview of the challenges and opportunities of volunteering in the current situation.

    Release date: 2020-06-26

  • Stats in brief: 45-28-0001202000100035
    Description:

    This study reports on the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on the mental health of Indigenous people in Canada, based on data from a recent crowdsourcing initiative. Data on self-perceived mental health as well as on feelings of anxiety among Indigenous people since the onset of physical distancing are presented. Comparisons are made between Indigenous women and men and between Indigenous and non-Indigenous participants.

    Release date: 2020-06-23

  • Stats in brief: 89-28-0001201800100019
    Description:

    A broad overview of employment change and the characteristics of health care workers during the COVID-19 crisis.

    Release date: 2020-06-19

  • Stats in brief: 11-627-M2020039
    Description:

    Results of this infographic show a snapshot of Canadian's mental health at the time of the COVID-19 pandemic using the latest wave of data from the Canadian Perspectives Survey Series. Information presented includes Canadian's self-reported mental health, prevalence of moderate to severe levels of anxiety among gender groups, age groups and regional groups and a presentation of behaviours being done to improve both physical and mental health for those reporting different levels of anxiety.

    Release date: 2020-06-04

  • Stats in brief: 45-28-0001202000100025
    Description:

    This article examines the extent to which Canadians’ personal financial concerns are associated with greater concerns about family life and social cohesion (family stress from confinement, violence in the home, maintaining social ties, the ability to cooperate and support one another, and the risk of civil disorder).

    Release date: 2020-05-28

  • Stats in brief: 45-28-0001202000100023
    Description:

    Using the 2016 Census and the 2017 Aboriginal Peoples Survey, the article highlights key measures of economic well being (low income, food security, ability to deal with unexpected expenses) for First Nations people, Métis and Inuit living in urban areas.

    Release date: 2020-05-26

  • Stats in brief: 45-28-0001202000100013
    Description:

    This article examines the behaviour of gold and silver price trends amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

    Release date: 2020-05-07

  • Stats in brief: 45-28-0001202000100004
    Description:

    With the continuing spread of COVID-19, many health-care workers in Canada are facing overwhelming workloads and risk exposure to the virus while caring for their patients. This article examines adults with a health education but not working in health occupations.

    Release date: 2020-04-29

  • Stats in brief: 11-627-M2020009
    Description:

    The 2018 General Social Survey on Caregiving and Care Receiving collects information on Canadians who provide care to family and friends with a long-term health condition, disability or problems related to aging. The survey also covers individuals who receive this care and about the challenges both groups face. This infographic provides an overview of care receivers receiving care for a mental illness in Canada in 2018.

    Release date: 2020-02-06

  • Stats in brief: 11-627-M2020002
    Description:

    The 2018 General Social Survey on Caregiving and Care Receiving collects information on Canadians who provide care to family and friends with a long-term health condition, disability or problems related to aging. The survey also covers individuals who receive this care and about the challenges both groups face. This infographic provides an overview of selected key findings for care receivers in Canada in 2018.

    Release date: 2020-01-22
Articles and reports (562)

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  • Articles and reports: 12-001-X202000100002
    Description:

    Model-based methods are required to estimate small area parameters of interest, such as totals and means, when traditional direct estimation methods cannot provide adequate precision. Unit level and area level models are the most commonly used ones in practice. In the case of the unit level model, efficient model-based estimators can be obtained if the sample design is such that the sample and population models coincide: that is, the sampling design is non-informative for the model. If on the other hand, the sampling design is informative for the model, the selection probabilities will be related to the variable of interest, even after conditioning on the available auxiliary data. This will imply that the population model no longer holds for the sample. Pfeffermann and Sverchkov (2007) used the relationships between the population and sample distribution of the study variable to obtain approximately unbiased semi-parametric predictors of the area means under informative sampling schemes. Their procedure is valid for both sampled and non-sampled areas.

    Release date: 2020-06-30

  • Articles and reports: 13-604-M2020002
    Description:

    This documentation outlines the methodology used to develop the Distributions of household economic accounts published in June 2020 for the reference years 2010 to 2019. It describes the framework and the steps implemented to produce distributional information aligned with the National balance sheet accounts and other national accounts concepts. It also includes a report on the quality of the estimated distributions.

    Release date: 2020-06-26

  • Articles and reports: 82-003-X202000400002
    Description:

    The objectives of this study are to describe recent provincial trends in the proportion of births to immigrant mothers and to determine whether disparities in birth outcomes according to immigrant maternal birthplace vary across the provinces. Statistics Canada's Vital Statistics-Birth Database (2000 to 2016) was used to extract 5,831,580 records on live births for the analyses.

    Release date: 2020-06-24

  • Articles and reports: 82-003-X202000300002
    Description:

    The purpose of this study was to assess the risk of non accidental and cause specific mortality associated with long term exposure to PM2.5 among immigrants after they arrived in Canada, and to assess how this risk compares with that of the non immigrant population. Using the Canadian Census Health and Environment Cohort, this study also sought to determine the influence of several immigrant specific variables on the PM2.5 -mortality association, including duration in Canada, country of birth, age at immigration and neighbourhood ethnic concentration.

    Release date: 2020-06-17

  • Articles and reports: 81-582-X2020001
    Description:

    The Pan-Canadian Education Indicators Program (PCEIP) draws from a wide variety of data sources to provide information on the school-age population, elementary, secondary and postsecondary education, transitions, and labour market outcomes. PCEIP products include tables, fact sheets, reports and a methodological handbook. They present indicators for all of Canada, the provinces, the territories, as well as selected international comparisons and comparisons over time. The Pan-Canadian Education Indicators Program (PCEIP) is an ongoing initiative of the Canadian Education Statistics Council, a partnership between Statistics Canada and the Council of Ministers of Education, Canada that provides a set of statistical measures on education systems in Canada.

    Release date: 2020-06-02

  • Articles and reports: 85-002-X202000100001
    Description:

    The Safe Cities profile series provides community safety statistics for each of Canada's census metropolitan areas alongside contextual information. Key indicators include community safety, sense of belonging, self-reported experiences of victimization and police-reported crime, which are based on results from the General Social Survey on Canadians' Safety (Victimization), the new Survey of Safety in Public and Private Spaces, and the Uniform Crime Reporting Survey.

    Release date: 2020-05-15

  • Articles and reports: 75F0002M2020002
    Description:

    This report describes the proposed changes to be made to the Market Basket Measure (MBM) as part of the 2018-base, as well as identifying research to be conducted in preparation for the 2023 review. The paper will describe the 2018-base thresholds and compare these to the 2008-base thresholds. Release of this report will be followed by a review period during which Statistics Canada and Employment and Social Development Canada (ESDC) will work with experts, stakeholders, and federal, provincial and territorial officials to validate the results.

    Release date: 2020-02-24

  • Articles and reports: 11F0019M2020004
    Description:

    Unlike economic and family class immigrants, who mostly make their own choice about where to settle in Canada, the initial geographic location of refugees is strongly influenced by government resettlement programs. Government-assisted refugees (GARs) are assigned to one of many designated communities based on a pre-approved regional quota of refugee allocation and the match between a refugee’s needs and community resources. Privately sponsored refugees (PSRs) are received by their sponsors, who are scattered across the country. While previous research suggests that refugees, especially GARs, are more likely to undertake secondary migration than other immigrants, no large-scale quantitative study has compared the rates of departure from initial destination cities for different immigrant categories in the long term. This study compares long-term secondary migration in Canada by immigrant admission category, with a focus on the size of the initial city of settlement.

    Release date: 2020-01-28

  • Articles and reports: 11-627-M2019091
    Description:

    This infographic presents findings for first-time homebuyers in Canada. The infographic includes information on how many households bought their first home within the last five years, the reason for the move, and selected household and dwelling characteristics in different housing markets.

    Release date: 2020-01-15

  • Articles and reports: 11F0019M2019021
    Description:

    Canada was the first country to introduce private sponsorship, and the program has played a key role in the country’s responses to international refugee crises over the last four decades. Private sponsorship has been regarded as a promising policy option for other major Western countries in their commitments to refugee resettlement. However, empirical evidence regarding the economic outcomes of refugee private sponsorship is notably limited. To fill this gap, this paper examined the long-term economic outcomes of privately sponsored refugees (PSRs) with various human capital levels in Canada. It addressed two questions. First, how do the economic outcomes of PSRs compare with those of government-assisted refugees (GARs) in the initial resettlement period and over the longer term? Second, do the economic outcomes of PSRs vary by the refugees’ initial levels of human capital (official language skills and education)?

    Release date: 2020-01-13
Journals and periodicals (10)

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  • 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: 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: 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: 15-515-X
    Description:

    This publication of the Canadian food processing industry provides an overview of industry trends and comparisons with the other G-7 countries.

    Release date: 2004-07-30

  • Journals and periodicals: 15-204-X
    Description:

    Productivity growth in Canada (PGC), is the reference publication on productivity in Canada. The objective of this publication is twofold: a) to illustrate the importance of productivity trends on the changes in living standards in Canada and, b) to measure the productivity performance of the Canadian economy in comparison with the United States, in particular. PGC includes articles on productivity and related issues and serves as a vehicle to understanding the sources underlying economic growth in Canada.

    Release date: 2003-02-14

  • Journals and periodicals: 81-592-X
    Description:

    This Pan-Canadian Education Research Agenda (PCERA) 2001 symposium synthesis report was written by Dr. Yvonne Hébert of the University of Calgary. This synthesis report offers a critical review of the research presented at the third PCERA symposium held at Laval University in Québec on May 22 and 23, 2001. The symposium, which was held in conjunction with the Canadian Society for the Study of Education (CSSE) and the Canadian Society for the Study of Higher Education (CSSHE) during the annual Congress of the Social Sciences and Humanities, explored research and policy issues related to the role of teacher education/educator training, teacher/educator supply and demand, teacher/educator professional development, indicators of success, and leadership.

    This report addresses the major policy issues that were discussed at the event and offers recommendations for future research.

    Release date: 2002-09-12

  • Journals and periodicals: 85-553-X
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

    This report provides an in-depth analysis of the findings of the 1999 General Social Survey on victimization and public perceptions of crime and the justice system. The chapters examine the risks of violent and household victimization; urban and rural victimization; victims' use of services; and perceptions and fear of crime.

    Release date: 2001-08-08

  • Journals and periodicals: 82F0076X
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

    Heart disease and stroke are major causes of illness, disability and death in Canada and they exact high personal, community and health care costs. The goal of The changing face of heart disease and stroke in Canada, the fifth in a series of reports from the Canadian Heart and Stroke Surveillance System (CHSSS), is to provide health professionals and policy makers with an overview of current trends in risk factors, interventions and services, and health outcomes of heart disease and stroke in Canada.

    Release date: 1999-10-21

  • Journals and periodicals: 11-534-R
    Description:

    This report, revised in May 1999, describes the Electronic Publications Pilot (EPP) which was conducted to gather knowledge on how library staff and their clients are adjusting to the Internet. The pilot was conducted from September 1996 to September 1997 as a joint initiative of Statistics Canada and the Depository Services Program (DSP), in partnership with the depository library community. The objective of the pilot was to assess the impact of replacing print publications with electronic equivalents via the Internet in DSP libraries. This objective was based on an assumption that the electronic medium will complement print rather than replace it entirely and that departments will continue to produce some print publications in the future. The major conclusions of the pilot cover resources and training, web site feedback, selection of publications for conversion to electronic format, web site access and security, publication functionality and access and archiving.

    Release date: 1999-06-02

  • Journals and periodicals: 85-544-X
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

    This publication presents information on youth crime and young offenders, including rates of crime, characteristics of young offenders and their victims, youth court cases, youth corrections, and repeat offenders.

    Release date: 1998-12-15
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