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May 2001     Vol. 2, no. 5

Income prospects of British Columbia university graduates

The research study, Income prospects of British Columbia university graduates examines the annual market income of individuals who obtained bachelor's degrees from universities in British Columbia between 1974 and 1996. According to the study, men and women who graduated during the early 1990s earned less in the two years after graduation than did their counterparts a decade earlier. However, incomes for graduates during the 1990s grew at a faster rate than they did during the 1980s. As a result, incomes for the more recent set of graduates eventually caught up with those of the earlier group, and surpassed them.


Finding and using statistics

An updated version of Finding and using statistics is now available. This guide is a resource for finding and using Statistics Canada data. Also included is a section on current issues, activities and programs, and future directions at Statistics Canada.


Report on adult education and training in Canada, 1998

Approximately 28% of Canadians enrolled in adult education and training activities in 1997. Three of every four who did so took them for a job-related purpose, according to a report based on the 1998 Adult Education and Training Survey.


Foreign control in the Canadian economy, 1998

Foreign control in the Canadian economy accelerated moderately in 1998, continuing a growth trend that prevailed throughout the 1990s. Foreign firms controlled 22.7% of assets in Canada in 1998, up a full percentage point from 21.7% in 1999. Foreign ownership of enterprises operating in Canada grew modestly over the five preceding years; it was 20.5% in 1994.


Impending changes to National Accounts

As of May 31, 2001, Statistics Canada will adopt a revision of the method for measuring the nation's economic activity that will make Canada's official estimate of economic growth more accurate, as well as more comparable to that of the United States.


Health care in Canada 2001

Health care in Canada 2001, a new publication that examines Canada's health care system, is now available. Jointly released by the Canadian Institute for Health Information (CIHI) and Statistics Canada, the publication includes reports on providers of health care, outcomes of care in hospitals and the cost of health care. The report is available on the CIHI Web site (


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