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

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  • Journals and periodicals: 75-006-X
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

    This publication brings together and analyzes a wide range of data sources in order to provide information on various aspects of Canadian society, including labour, income, education, social, and demographic issues, that affect the lives of Canadians.

    Release date: 2021-07-22

  • Articles and reports: 36-28-0001202100500003
    Description:

    Canada’s senior population is becoming more diverse, ethnically and linguistically. Among individuals aged 75 and older in 2016, 34% were foreign-born and 27% had a mother tongue other than English or French, compared with 29% and 21%, respectively, in 1991. There is a pressing need for a better understanding of the living arrangements of immigrant and ethnic minority seniors in response to shifting demographics. This article provides an overview of the living arrangements of Canadians aged 75 and older across mother tongue groups. Analysis is based on the 2016 Census of Population short-form questionnaire and includes older seniors in both private and collective residences.

    Release date: 2021-05-26

  • Stats in brief: 11-001-X202112429363
    Description: Release published in The Daily – Statistics Canada’s official release bulletin
    Release date: 2021-05-04

  • Articles and reports: 11F0019M2021004
    Description:

    The evolution of the wealth, assets and debts of various groups of Canadians since the late 1990s has been documented in several studies. Yet little is known about the evolution of the wealth holdings of unattached men and women aged 50 and older, who make up a large part of the population. This study assesses how the wealth holdings of unattached men and women aged 50 and older evolved from 1999 to 2016 using data from the Survey of Financial Security of 1999, 2005, 2012 and 2016, and fills this information gap.

    Release date: 2021-05-04

  • Articles and reports: 82-003-X202100400002
    Description:

    This study estimates the prevalence of frailty and pre-frailty among adults aged 65 or older in Canada, and examines associations with mortality-all-cause and cause-specific (i.e., neoplasms, and diseases of the circulatory and respiratory systems)-over a follow-up period of three to five years.

    Release date: 2021-04-21

  • Articles and reports: 75-006-X202000100007
    Description:

    This study uses data from the 2018 General Social Survey on Caregiving and Care Receiving to examine the experiences of caregivers aged 65 and older, including the types of caregiving activities and number of hours spent caregiving. In addition, the paper focuses on the rewards and stress experienced by older caregivers.

    Release date: 2020-11-24

  • Stats in brief: 11-001-X202032923366
    Description: Release published in The Daily – Statistics Canada’s official release bulletin
    Release date: 2020-11-24

  • Articles and reports: 82-003-X202000300003
    Description:

    This study examines an objective and a subjective measure of social isolation and their associations with mortality for Canadian seniors aged 65 or older.

    Release date: 2020-06-17

  • Stats in brief: 45-28-0001202000100007
    Description:

    In an effort to avoid the spread of COVID-19, Canadians are engaging in physical distancing to minimize their social contact with others. However, social support systems continue to play an important role during this time. This study examines the level of social support reported by seniors living in private households.

    Release date: 2020-04-30

  • Articles and reports: 85-002-X201900100018
    Description:

    This Juristat article examines family violence in Canada. It includes sections dedicated to police-reported data on intimate partner violence, family violence against children and youth, and family violence against seniors.

    Release date: 2019-12-12
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  • Articles and reports: 36-28-0001202100500003
    Description:

    Canada’s senior population is becoming more diverse, ethnically and linguistically. Among individuals aged 75 and older in 2016, 34% were foreign-born and 27% had a mother tongue other than English or French, compared with 29% and 21%, respectively, in 1991. There is a pressing need for a better understanding of the living arrangements of immigrant and ethnic minority seniors in response to shifting demographics. This article provides an overview of the living arrangements of Canadians aged 75 and older across mother tongue groups. Analysis is based on the 2016 Census of Population short-form questionnaire and includes older seniors in both private and collective residences.

    Release date: 2021-05-26

  • Articles and reports: 11F0019M2021004
    Description:

    The evolution of the wealth, assets and debts of various groups of Canadians since the late 1990s has been documented in several studies. Yet little is known about the evolution of the wealth holdings of unattached men and women aged 50 and older, who make up a large part of the population. This study assesses how the wealth holdings of unattached men and women aged 50 and older evolved from 1999 to 2016 using data from the Survey of Financial Security of 1999, 2005, 2012 and 2016, and fills this information gap.

    Release date: 2021-05-04

  • Articles and reports: 82-003-X202100400002
    Description:

    This study estimates the prevalence of frailty and pre-frailty among adults aged 65 or older in Canada, and examines associations with mortality-all-cause and cause-specific (i.e., neoplasms, and diseases of the circulatory and respiratory systems)-over a follow-up period of three to five years.

    Release date: 2021-04-21

  • Articles and reports: 75-006-X202000100007
    Description:

    This study uses data from the 2018 General Social Survey on Caregiving and Care Receiving to examine the experiences of caregivers aged 65 and older, including the types of caregiving activities and number of hours spent caregiving. In addition, the paper focuses on the rewards and stress experienced by older caregivers.

    Release date: 2020-11-24

  • Articles and reports: 82-003-X202000300003
    Description:

    This study examines an objective and a subjective measure of social isolation and their associations with mortality for Canadian seniors aged 65 or older.

    Release date: 2020-06-17

  • Articles and reports: 85-002-X201900100018
    Description:

    This Juristat article examines family violence in Canada. It includes sections dedicated to police-reported data on intimate partner violence, family violence against children and youth, and family violence against seniors.

    Release date: 2019-12-12

  • Articles and reports: 75-006-X201900100017
    Description:

    Among immigrants who came to Canada recently, some are seniors over the age of 65. This study examines the factors associated with the low-income rate of senior immigrants, with a focus on access to Old Age Security (OAS) and Guaranteed Income Supplement (GIS) benefits.

    Release date: 2019-12-03

  • Articles and reports: 75-006-X201900100011
    Description:

    Over the past two decades, the share of the employed population aged 55 and over increased significantly. This study uses Census of Population and Labour Force Survey to examine the changing age composition of workers within the most prevalent occupations (with at least 10,000 workers), as well as the occupations that are increasing and decreasing in size most rapidly.

    Release date: 2019-07-25

  • 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: 62F0014M2019004
    Description:

    This paper describes a measure of inflation as experienced by seniors in Canada for the period of January 2013 to August 2018. It defines a senior population, examines their spending behavior, and describes the construction of a Senior Price Index (SPI). An analysis by geography and by major consumer basket components is provided, as well as a comparison with the official Canadian Consumer Price Index (CPI).

    Release date: 2019-06-20
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  • Journals and periodicals: 75-006-X
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

    This publication brings together and analyzes a wide range of data sources in order to provide information on various aspects of Canadian society, including labour, income, education, social, and demographic issues, that affect the lives of Canadians.

    Release date: 2021-07-22

  • Journals and periodicals: 11-402-X
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

    Presented in almanac style, the 2012 Canada Year Book contains more than 500 pages of tables, charts and succinct analytical articles on every major area of Statistics Canada's expertise. The Canada Year Book is the premier reference on the social and economic life of Canada and its citizens.

    Release date: 2012-12-24

  • 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: 75-511-X
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

    This book is designed to contribute to the foundation of basic information that leaders and researchers will need when they begin to devote much more time and resources to the institutional adjustments that the up-coming wave of retirements among baby boomers will require. Its contents deal with aspects of retirement that have been outside the main focus in the research literature, but which will likely receive much greater attention in the future. These aspects include social issues arising from the emergence of a large number of people who form a substantial proportion of the adult population and whose length of time in retirement will be as long as that of a generation, roughly 25 years; women's retirement; family dynamics and retirement; and retirement processes among people with no career job as conventionally defined. A large part of the book is devoted to scientific papers that are based upon Statistics Canada's data and which require substantial innovations of useful concepts and data series that serve to illustrate the potentials of our data.

    Release date: 2008-09-08

  • Journals and periodicals: 89-519-X
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

    This report depicts the demographic characteristics, health and wellness, living arrangements, social networks and social participation, security from crime and victimization, work patterns and related activities, income and expenditures, and lifestyles of the population aged 65 and over. It examines many of these issues, where data allow, in terms of different age groups within the senior population, for example those aged 65 to 74 and those aged 85 and over. Information are also presented for individuals in the 55 to 64 age range.

    The report also includes a chapter on Aboriginal seniors and a chapter on immigrant seniors.

    It presents the most comprehensive statistical picture of the situation of Canada's senior population with data drawn from a wide array of sources including the census, as well as other surveys such as the National Population Health Survey, General Social Survey, Canadian Community Health Survey, and Survey of Labour and Income dynamics.

    Release date: 2007-02-27

  • Journals and periodicals: 74-507-X
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

    These products present extensive historical, up-to-date and detailed information covering the following topics: Old Age Security programs, registered pension plans (RPPs), registered retirement savings plans (RRSPs), trusteed pension funds, pension adjustment (PA), retirement compensation arrangements (RCAs), Canada Pension Plan (CPP) and Quebec Pension Plan (QPP).

    These products will be useful for a wide audience, including pension professionals (e.g., employee benefit and investment specialists), employers and policy analysts, as well as educational institutions whose curricula cover these increasingly important programs.

    Important note: Please refer to the content note for specifics concerning the information available in each medium.

    Release date: 2006-02-07

  • Journals and periodicals: 89-582-X
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

    The purpose of this paper is to use data from the General Social Survey of 1996 and 2002 to examine the topic of caregiving. This paper answers the following questions: Is a larger share of the senior population receiving care for long-term health problems? What are the characteristics of the seniors receiving formal and informal care? What are the characteristics of the informal care providers? What are the consequences of providing informal care to seniors?

    Release date: 2003-09-02

  • 8. Canada E-Book Archived
    Journals and periodicals: 11-404-X
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

    The Canada e-Book is an online version of the Canada Year Book with texts, tables, charts and audio clips that present the country's economic and social trends. The Canada e-Book illustrates Canada and Canadians under four broad headings: The Land, The People, The Economy, and The State. You will find a wealth of information on topics including the human imprint on the environment, population and demography, health, education, household and family life, labour force, arts and leisure, industries, finance, government and justice. All Canadians will enjoy this useful reference that helps explain the social, economic and cultural forces that shape our nation.

    Release date: 2003-05-26

  • 9. Retirement Issues Archived
    Journals and periodicals: 75-003-X
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

    Retirement issues is an occasional digest and newsletter designed for executives concerned with questions closely linked to the social institution called "retirement" and for researchers whose work addresses these and related questions. Each issue provides a quick survey of selected research findings, key points in discussion papers on theoretical and policy issues, lists of upcoming conferences and other events in which retirement will be prominent, and topics of related research underway at universities and elsewhere.

    Release date: 2002-01-07

  • Journals and periodicals: 89F0104X
    Geography: Canada
    Description:

    These highlights provide a brief summary of the report "At risk: a socio-economic analysis of health and literacy among seniors", the latest monograph released using data from the International Adult Literacy Survey. This report demonstrates that the socio-economic environment remains an important determinant of health. Variables such as income and education continue to have direct and indirect effects on people's health status.

    Release date: 1998-11-19
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