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  • Articles and reports: 21-006-X2004007
    Description:

    This bulletin uses data from 2000 to update the analysis of Singh (2002) of the rural-urban income gap over the 1980 to 1995 period.

    Release date: 2004-12-23

  • Articles and reports: 75-001-X200410913127
    Description:

    The article, published in Perspectives on Labour and Income, highlights aspects of wealth distribution that are relatively consistent across the country and others that are more specific to certain provinces and families.

    Wealth inequality relates to different income patterns across the country, but it also reflects patterns in the components of wealth, such as high residential property values in British Columbia and high levels of farm assets on the Prairies. This article uses data from the Survey of Financial Security.

    Release date: 2004-12-20

  • Articles and reports: 11-008-X20040037733
    Description:

    This article provides a broad snapshot of the outlooks and activities of Canadians in 2003 in three areas: a sense of belonging to Canada, to their province, and to their community; confidence in public institutions such as the health care system and the federal parliament; and trust in others. It is an adaptation of 2003 General Social Survey on Social Engagement, Cycle 17: An Overview of Findings (Statistics Canada Catalogue no. 89-598-XWE).

    Release date: 2004-12-07

  • Articles and reports: 11F0019M2004235
    Description:

    This paper reports the results of an empirical analysis of the gender earnings gap among recent Canadian bachelor-level university graduates. Hours of work are the single most important influence on the gap; past work experience, job characteristics, family status, province of residence, and language have smaller and more mixed effects.

    Release date: 2004-11-30

  • Articles and reports: 21-006-X2004006
    Description:

    In this bulletin, each industry is examined to assess the differences in occupational skill intensity between rural and urban Canada.

    Release date: 2004-11-29

  • Public use microdata: 12M0017X
    Description:

    Topics covered include social contact with friends and relatives, unpaid help given and received, volunteering and charitable giving, civic engagement, political engagement, religious participation, trust and reciprocity. Cycle 17 of the General Social Survey is the first cycle to collect detailed information on social engagement in Canada.

    The target population for Cycle 17 is all persons 15 years of age and older in Canada, excluding residents of the Yukon, Northwest Territories and Nunavut, and full-time residents of institutions.

    Release date: 2004-11-05

  • Index and guides: 82M0023G
    Description:

    This document is intended to facilitate consultation and use of the Participation and Activity Limitation Survey (PALS) microdata file. It contains information on the objectives, methodology, variables used and estimation procedures as well as the rules governing the dissemination of estimates based on data from the survey.

    PALS collected data from adults with disabilities, including any person whose daily activities are limited because of a condition or health problem. The survey covers themes such as activity limitations, help with everyday activities, education, employment status, social participation and economic characteristics.

    Release date: 2004-10-25

  • Journals and periodicals: 89-584-M
    Description:

    This study provides a detailed analysis of findings based on the 1998 General Social Survey on Time Use, with some analysis of trends over time using the 1986 and 1992 time use surveys. It addresses the question of how life transitions affect time use patterns and quality of life indicators.

    Like other resources, time is finite. Unlike other resources, time is shared equally by everyone. The trade-offs people make between competing activities depend largely on the nature of their roles and obligations at each stage of life. These trade-offs say a great deal about a person's lifestyle, preferences and choices, or lack of choice. However, the life cycle has lost the uniformity and formality that it once had. Life-course patterns are now more diverse, and the transitions themselves are more likely to be experienced as extended and complex processes rather than as distinct events. Thus, it becomes important to study the impact of various life transitions on time use and quality of life.

    This study examines the following life transitions, with a focus on a comparison of the experiences of women and men:- transition from school to employment- transitions related to union formation and parenthood- transition to retirement- transitions associated with aging: widowhood and changes in living arrangements

    Release date: 2004-09-09

  • Articles and reports: 21-006-X2004005
    Description:

    This bulletin focuses on self-employment activity among workers aged 20 to 64 years. This analysis is based on data from the Census of Population, 1981 to 2001.

    Release date: 2004-07-23

  • Technical products: 21-601-M2004071
    Description:

    This paper looks at non-farm trends for rural women using data from the 1981 to 2001 Censuses of Population.

    Release date: 2004-07-23

  • Journals and periodicals: 89-598-X
    Description:

    This survey collected information on a wide range of activities, such as social contacts with family, friends and neighbours; involvement in formal organizations, political activities and volunteer work; values and attitudes; the level of trust in people and in public institutions; and the care provided or received on an informal basis.

    Release date: 2004-07-06

  • Table: 85-224-X20040006982
    Description:

    Societal recognition of the problem of domestic violence has led to an overall shift in the criminal justice system's response to violence in spousal relationships, as well as the implementation of prevention and intervention initiatives at the community level over the past number of decades. Furthermore, research conducted by governments and academics has allowed us to gain a better understanding of the nature and extent of violence, the risk factors associated with spousal violence, and the characteristics of victims and offenders.

    Release date: 2004-07-06

  • Table: 85-224-X20040006985
    Description:

    Using data from the Homicide Survey, this chapter examines the prevalence of and trends in family homicide .It also explores the circumstances surrounding homicides, and the demographic characteristics of accused persons and victims. Finally, information on the aftermath of family homicide will be presented by examining what happened to the accused following the homicide.

    Release date: 2004-07-06

  • Articles and reports: 21-006-X2004004
    Description:

    Immigrants make up a much smaller portion of the population in rural regions than in urban areas. Recent immigrants are even less likely to be found in rural regions. However, according to this bulletin, immigrants living in rural regions had higher levels of education in 1996, a higher rate of employment, and were more likely to work in professional services.

    Release date: 2004-06-15

  • Articles and reports: 11-008-X20040016883
    Description:

    This article looks at rural and urban adult migrants, the distance they move and changes in their economic circumstances before and after moving.

    Release date: 2004-06-08

  • Articles and reports: 85-002-X20040048403
    Description:

    This Juristat presents the results of the Hate Crime Pilot Survey undertaken by the CCJS in collaboration with 12 major police forces across the country. This paper also draws on other available data sources in order to provide contextual information on hate crime and quantify its occurrence.

    Release date: 2004-06-01

  • Table: 95F0450X2001009
    Description:

    This table shows 2001 Census data for the following levels of geography: Canada, provinces, territories and federal electoral districts (2003 Representation Order).This table is part of the topic 'Religions in Canada,' which presents 2001 Census data on the size and composition, as well as on the geographical distribution, of religions in Canada. It is possible to subscribe to all the day-of-release bundles. For more information, refer to Catalogue no. 97F0023XCB.

    Release date: 2004-04-08

  • Index and guides: 92-402-G
    Description:

    This guide provides general information on the concept of religion in the census and to the evolution of the religion question over the past 100 years. The guide discusses the religion classification used in the 1991 and 2001 Censuses and various products of the 2001 Census.

    Release date: 2004-03-25

  • Table: 97F0022X2001040
    Description:

    This table is part of the topic "Religions in Canada," which shows 2001 Census data on the size and composition, as well as on the geographical distribution of religions in Canada.

    It is possible to subscribe to all the day-of-release bundles. For more information, refer to Catalogue No. 97F0023XCB.

    This table is available FREE on the Internet, Catalogue No. 97F0022XIE2001040.

    Release date: 2004-03-25

  • Table: 97F0022X2001042
    Description:

    This table is part of the topic "Religions in Canada," which shows 2001 Census data on the size and composition, as well as on the geographical distribution of religions in Canada.

    It is possible to subscribe to all the day-of-release bundles. For more information, refer to Catalogue no. 97F0023XCB.

    This table is available FREE on the Internet, Catalogue No. 97F0022XIE2001042.

    Release date: 2004-03-25

  • Articles and reports: 21-006-X2003003
    Description:

    This study examines the health status of Canadian youth (ages 12 to 17) living in the largest metropolitan centres with those living in the northern regions. Information on whether health risk behaviours of urban youth are different from those of rural youth can assist families, policy-makers and local communities to target policies, programs and services at an appropriate geographic level. This analysis can also help to support claims made about youth behaviours or alternatively to dispel myths.

    Release date: 2004-03-23

  • Articles and reports: 21-006-X2003002
    Description:

    This bulletin assesses the degree of spatial diversity across rural and urban Canada in terms of a number of demographic, social and economic indicators. A multivariate statistical method is used to reduce 27 commonly used and understood indicators to 6 dimensions. These dimensions are used to profile and to map the 288 census divisions (CDs) of Canada. This analysis investigates the nature of these dimensions, their spatial distribution and their relationship with the prevailing regional classifications. These results can help a variety of stakeholders and decision-makers to more fully understand the regional context in which they operate, in comparison with the rest of the country.

    Release date: 2004-03-19

  • Technical products: 21-601-M2004067
    Description:

    This paper assesses the degree of spatial diversity exhibited across Canada by using 1996 Census of Population data, aggregated at the census division (CD) level. The approach taken in this research adopts a broad territorial focus, is exploratory in nature and emphasizes territorial performance in a comparative context.

    The study is based on a range of commonly used and understood demographic, social and economic variables. A factor analysis was conducted in order to identify underlying dimensions that characterize each CD across Canada. The factor analysis resulted in six factors, each of which provides a profile of the CDs on a number of key attributes.

    The research is primarily descriptive and will be of interest to a broad audience. It can be used to facilitate the diffusion of baseline data to a wide range of stakeholders, stimulate discussion on spatial diversity at the subprovincial level and enhance the debate on potential alternative development paths for each region. Note that this research is, in turn, constrained by the nature of the data available. The analysis is also static and focussed on a cross-section. The causes of the observed diversity are not explicitly accounted for in the study.

    Release date: 2004-03-17

  • Articles and reports: 89-584-M2003004
    Description:

    This paper presents an examination of the daily lives, lifestyles and quality of life of Canadians at all stages in the life course. The transitional events studied in this document include: leaving school and entering the workforce leaving the household of origin to establish one's own household becoming a spouse or life partner becoming a parent retirement transitions associated with old age, death of a spouse and changes in living arrangements

    We examine the way in which time is allocated across four aggregate activity categories (paid work and education, unpaid work, recreation and leisure, and personal care) and how time is distributed among the subcategories within each category. In order to better understand the personal, policy and practice relevance of life course transitions, we compare how respondents who have and have not experienced each transition event feel about their lives and about how they spend their time.

    Release date: 2004-01-26

  • Articles and reports: 21-006-X2003001
    Description:

    Household Internet use is lower outside Canada's top 15 census metropolitan areas (CMAs). This result holds even after we account for some major factors associated with rurality that are also associated with lower Internet use, such as an older population with lower educational attainment and lower incomes. Thus, rurality appears to be an independent constraint on household Internet use. Entrepreneurs outside the top 15 CMAs are not using the Internet to overcome distance. In fact, the self-employed in the top 15 CMAs are more likely to use the Internet. On the positive side, children outside the top 15 CMAs may be in a relatively advantageous position. Households outside the top 15 CMAs with children under 18 years of age are more likely to access the Internet compared with similar households in the top 15 CMAs.

    Release date: 2004-01-06

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  • Articles and reports: 21-006-X2004007
    Description:

    This bulletin uses data from 2000 to update the analysis of Singh (2002) of the rural-urban income gap over the 1980 to 1995 period.

    Release date: 2004-12-23

  • Articles and reports: 75-001-X200410913127
    Description:

    The article, published in Perspectives on Labour and Income, highlights aspects of wealth distribution that are relatively consistent across the country and others that are more specific to certain provinces and families.

    Wealth inequality relates to different income patterns across the country, but it also reflects patterns in the components of wealth, such as high residential property values in British Columbia and high levels of farm assets on the Prairies. This article uses data from the Survey of Financial Security.

    Release date: 2004-12-20

  • Articles and reports: 11-008-X20040037733
    Description:

    This article provides a broad snapshot of the outlooks and activities of Canadians in 2003 in three areas: a sense of belonging to Canada, to their province, and to their community; confidence in public institutions such as the health care system and the federal parliament; and trust in others. It is an adaptation of 2003 General Social Survey on Social Engagement, Cycle 17: An Overview of Findings (Statistics Canada Catalogue no. 89-598-XWE).

    Release date: 2004-12-07

  • Articles and reports: 11F0019M2004235
    Description:

    This paper reports the results of an empirical analysis of the gender earnings gap among recent Canadian bachelor-level university graduates. Hours of work are the single most important influence on the gap; past work experience, job characteristics, family status, province of residence, and language have smaller and more mixed effects.

    Release date: 2004-11-30

  • Articles and reports: 21-006-X2004006
    Description:

    In this bulletin, each industry is examined to assess the differences in occupational skill intensity between rural and urban Canada.

    Release date: 2004-11-29

  • Journals and periodicals: 89-584-M
    Description:

    This study provides a detailed analysis of findings based on the 1998 General Social Survey on Time Use, with some analysis of trends over time using the 1986 and 1992 time use surveys. It addresses the question of how life transitions affect time use patterns and quality of life indicators.

    Like other resources, time is finite. Unlike other resources, time is shared equally by everyone. The trade-offs people make between competing activities depend largely on the nature of their roles and obligations at each stage of life. These trade-offs say a great deal about a person's lifestyle, preferences and choices, or lack of choice. However, the life cycle has lost the uniformity and formality that it once had. Life-course patterns are now more diverse, and the transitions themselves are more likely to be experienced as extended and complex processes rather than as distinct events. Thus, it becomes important to study the impact of various life transitions on time use and quality of life.

    This study examines the following life transitions, with a focus on a comparison of the experiences of women and men:- transition from school to employment- transitions related to union formation and parenthood- transition to retirement- transitions associated with aging: widowhood and changes in living arrangements

    Release date: 2004-09-09

  • Articles and reports: 21-006-X2004005
    Description:

    This bulletin focuses on self-employment activity among workers aged 20 to 64 years. This analysis is based on data from the Census of Population, 1981 to 2001.

    Release date: 2004-07-23

  • Journals and periodicals: 89-598-X
    Description:

    This survey collected information on a wide range of activities, such as social contacts with family, friends and neighbours; involvement in formal organizations, political activities and volunteer work; values and attitudes; the level of trust in people and in public institutions; and the care provided or received on an informal basis.

    Release date: 2004-07-06

  • Articles and reports: 21-006-X2004004
    Description:

    Immigrants make up a much smaller portion of the population in rural regions than in urban areas. Recent immigrants are even less likely to be found in rural regions. However, according to this bulletin, immigrants living in rural regions had higher levels of education in 1996, a higher rate of employment, and were more likely to work in professional services.

    Release date: 2004-06-15

  • Articles and reports: 11-008-X20040016883
    Description:

    This article looks at rural and urban adult migrants, the distance they move and changes in their economic circumstances before and after moving.

    Release date: 2004-06-08

  • Articles and reports: 85-002-X20040048403
    Description:

    This Juristat presents the results of the Hate Crime Pilot Survey undertaken by the CCJS in collaboration with 12 major police forces across the country. This paper also draws on other available data sources in order to provide contextual information on hate crime and quantify its occurrence.

    Release date: 2004-06-01

  • Articles and reports: 21-006-X2003003
    Description:

    This study examines the health status of Canadian youth (ages 12 to 17) living in the largest metropolitan centres with those living in the northern regions. Information on whether health risk behaviours of urban youth are different from those of rural youth can assist families, policy-makers and local communities to target policies, programs and services at an appropriate geographic level. This analysis can also help to support claims made about youth behaviours or alternatively to dispel myths.

    Release date: 2004-03-23

  • Articles and reports: 21-006-X2003002
    Description:

    This bulletin assesses the degree of spatial diversity across rural and urban Canada in terms of a number of demographic, social and economic indicators. A multivariate statistical method is used to reduce 27 commonly used and understood indicators to 6 dimensions. These dimensions are used to profile and to map the 288 census divisions (CDs) of Canada. This analysis investigates the nature of these dimensions, their spatial distribution and their relationship with the prevailing regional classifications. These results can help a variety of stakeholders and decision-makers to more fully understand the regional context in which they operate, in comparison with the rest of the country.

    Release date: 2004-03-19

  • Articles and reports: 89-584-M2003004
    Description:

    This paper presents an examination of the daily lives, lifestyles and quality of life of Canadians at all stages in the life course. The transitional events studied in this document include: leaving school and entering the workforce leaving the household of origin to establish one's own household becoming a spouse or life partner becoming a parent retirement transitions associated with old age, death of a spouse and changes in living arrangements

    We examine the way in which time is allocated across four aggregate activity categories (paid work and education, unpaid work, recreation and leisure, and personal care) and how time is distributed among the subcategories within each category. In order to better understand the personal, policy and practice relevance of life course transitions, we compare how respondents who have and have not experienced each transition event feel about their lives and about how they spend their time.

    Release date: 2004-01-26

  • Articles and reports: 21-006-X2003001
    Description:

    Household Internet use is lower outside Canada's top 15 census metropolitan areas (CMAs). This result holds even after we account for some major factors associated with rurality that are also associated with lower Internet use, such as an older population with lower educational attainment and lower incomes. Thus, rurality appears to be an independent constraint on household Internet use. Entrepreneurs outside the top 15 CMAs are not using the Internet to overcome distance. In fact, the self-employed in the top 15 CMAs are more likely to use the Internet. On the positive side, children outside the top 15 CMAs may be in a relatively advantageous position. Households outside the top 15 CMAs with children under 18 years of age are more likely to access the Internet compared with similar households in the top 15 CMAs.

    Release date: 2004-01-06

Reference (4)

Reference (4) (4 of 4 results)

  • Index and guides: 82M0023G
    Description:

    This document is intended to facilitate consultation and use of the Participation and Activity Limitation Survey (PALS) microdata file. It contains information on the objectives, methodology, variables used and estimation procedures as well as the rules governing the dissemination of estimates based on data from the survey.

    PALS collected data from adults with disabilities, including any person whose daily activities are limited because of a condition or health problem. The survey covers themes such as activity limitations, help with everyday activities, education, employment status, social participation and economic characteristics.

    Release date: 2004-10-25

  • Technical products: 21-601-M2004071
    Description:

    This paper looks at non-farm trends for rural women using data from the 1981 to 2001 Censuses of Population.

    Release date: 2004-07-23

  • Index and guides: 92-402-G
    Description:

    This guide provides general information on the concept of religion in the census and to the evolution of the religion question over the past 100 years. The guide discusses the religion classification used in the 1991 and 2001 Censuses and various products of the 2001 Census.

    Release date: 2004-03-25

  • Technical products: 21-601-M2004067
    Description:

    This paper assesses the degree of spatial diversity exhibited across Canada by using 1996 Census of Population data, aggregated at the census division (CD) level. The approach taken in this research adopts a broad territorial focus, is exploratory in nature and emphasizes territorial performance in a comparative context.

    The study is based on a range of commonly used and understood demographic, social and economic variables. A factor analysis was conducted in order to identify underlying dimensions that characterize each CD across Canada. The factor analysis resulted in six factors, each of which provides a profile of the CDs on a number of key attributes.

    The research is primarily descriptive and will be of interest to a broad audience. It can be used to facilitate the diffusion of baseline data to a wide range of stakeholders, stimulate discussion on spatial diversity at the subprovincial level and enhance the debate on potential alternative development paths for each region. Note that this research is, in turn, constrained by the nature of the data available. The analysis is also static and focussed on a cross-section. The causes of the observed diversity are not explicitly accounted for in the study.

    Release date: 2004-03-17

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