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    Programme for the International Assessment of Adult Competencies Series

    Skills in Canada: First Results from the Programme for the International Assessment of Adult Competencies (PIAAC)

    Tables and charts

    Tables
    Charts
    Annexe

    Tables

    Introduction

    List I.1 Countries and sub-national regions participating in PIAAC, 2012

    Table I.1 Overview of PIAAC

    Chapter 1

    Table 1.1 Literacy — Description of proficiency levels

    Table 1.2 Numeracy — Description of proficiency levels

    Table 1.3 PS-TRE — Description of proficiency levels

    Chapter 2

    Table 2.1 Literacy, numeracy and PS-TRE — Performance of population aged 16 to 65, by occupation, Canada, 2012

    Table 2.2 Literacy, numeracy and PS-TRE — Information processing skills of Canadians in each occupation, population aged 16 to 65, by highest level of completed education, Canada, 2012

    Annex A

    Table A.1 Estimated Census coverage rate of the population aged 15 to 64, Canada, provinces and territories, 2011

    Table A.2 Expected distribution of PIAAC respondents by sample type, Canada, provinces and territories, 2012

    Table A.3 Calibration variables by province and territory

    Table A.4 Actual sample size and response rate by province and territory, Canada, 2012

    List A.1 Definitions used to identify households containing person of interest for the PIAAC supplementary samples, according to the Census or the NHS

    Annex B

    Table B.1.1 Literacy — Average scores with 0.95 confidence interval and scores at the 5th, 25th, 75th, and 95th percentiles of population aged 16 to 65, countries, provinces and territories, 2012

    Table B.1.2 Literacy — Comparative distributions of proficiency levels of population aged 16 to 65, countries, provinces and territories, 2012

    Table B.1.3 Numeracy — Average scores with 0.95 confidence interval and scores at the 5th, 25th, 75th, and 95th percentiles of population aged 16 to 65, countries, provinces and territories, 2012

    Table B.1.4 Numeracy — Comparative distributions of proficiency levels of population aged 16 to 65, countries, provinces and territories, 2012

    Table B.1.5 Proportion of population aged 16 to 65 by the mode of test administration, countries, provinces and territories, 2012

    Table B.1.6 PS-TRE — Comparative distributions of proficiency levels of population aged 16 to 65, countries, provinces and territories, 2012

    Table B.2.1 Literacy and numeracy — Average skills of population aged 16 to 65, by age group, Canada, 2012

    Table B.2.2 PS-TRE — Comparative distributions of proficiency levels of population aged 16 to 65, by age group, Canada, 2012

    Table B.2.3 Literacy and numeracy — Average skills of population aged 16 to 65, by gender and age group, Canada, 2012

    Table B.2.4 PS-TRE — Comparative distributions of proficiency levels of population aged 16 to 65, by gender and age group, Canada, 2012

    Table B.2.5 Literacy and numeracy — Averages and proficiency levels of population aged 16 to 65, by highest level of completed education, Canada, 2012

    Table B.2.6 PS-TRE — Comparative distributions of proficiency levels of population aged 16 to 65, by highest level of completed education, Canada, 2012

    Table B.2.7 Literacy and numeracy — Average scores and scores at 5th, 25th, 75th, and 95th percentiles across education levels of population aged 16 to 65, by age group, Canada, 2012

    Table B.2.8 PS-TRE — Comparative distributions of proficiency levels of population aged 16 to 65, by highest level of completed education and age group, Canada, 2012

    Table B.2.9 Literacy and numeracy — Averages and proficiency levels of population aged 16 to 65, by labour force status, Canada, 2012

    Table B.2.10 PS-TRE — Comparative distributions of proficiency levels of population aged 16 to 65, by labour force status, Canada, 2012

    Table B.2.11 Literacy and numeracy — Average scores and scores at 5th , 25th , 75th , and 95th percentiles by occupation of population aged 16 to 65, by age group, Canada, 2012

    Table B.2.12 PS-TRE — Comparative distributions of proficiency levels of population aged 16 to 65, by occupation, Canada, 2012

    Table B.2.13 Literacy, numeracy and PS-TRE — Information processing skills of Canadians in each occupation, population aged 16 to 65, by highest level of completed education, Canada, 2012

    Table B.3.1 Literacy — Averages and proficiency levels of population aged 16 to 65, by Aboriginal identification, Canada and oversampled populations, 2012

    Table B.3.2 Numeracy — Averages and proficiency levels of population aged 16 to 65, by Aboriginal identification, Canada and oversampled populations, 2012

    Table B.3.3 PS-TRE — Comparative distributions of proficiency levels of population aged 16 to 65, by Aboriginal identification, Canada and oversampled populations, 2012

    Table B.3.4 Literacy — Averages and proficiency levels of population aged 16 to 65, by immigrant status, Canada and oversampled populations, 2012

    Table B.3.5 Numeracy — Averages and proficiency levels of population aged 16 to 65, by immigrant status, Canada and oversampled populations, 2012

    Table B.3.6 PS-TRE — Comparative distributions of proficiency levels of population aged 16 to 65, by immigrant status, Canada and oversampled populations, 2012

    Table B.3.7 Literacy — Averages and proficiency levels of population aged 16 to 65, by official-language minority, Canada and oversampled populations, 2012

    Table B.3.8 Numeracy — Averages and proficiency levels of population aged 16 to 65, by official-language minority, Canada and oversampled populations, 2012

    Table B.3.9 PS-TRE — Comparative distributions of proficiency levels of population aged 16 to 65, by official-language minority, Canada and oversampled populations, 2012

    Table B.4.1 Literacy and numeracy — Averages and proficiency levels of population aged 16 to 65 in ALL and PIAAC, Canada, 2003 and 2012

    Charts

    Chapter 1

    Chart 1.1 Literacy ― Average scores with 0.95 confidence interval and scores at the 5th, 25th, 75th, and 95th percentiles of population aged 16 to 65, countries, provinces and territories, 2012

    Chart 1.2 Literacy ― Comparative distributions of proficiency levels of population aged 16 to 65, countries, provinces and territories, 2012

    Chart 1.3 Numeracy ― Average scores with 0.95 confidence interval and scores at the 5th, 25th, 75th, and 95th percentiles of population aged 16 to 65, countries, provinces and territories, 2012

    Chart 1.4 Numeracy ― Comparative distributions of proficiency levels of population aged 16 to 65, countries, provinces and territories, 2012

    Chart 1.5 Proportion of population aged 16 to 65 by the mode of test administration, countries, provinces and territories, 2012

    Chart 1.6 PS-TRE ― Comparative distributions of proficiency levels of population aged 16 to 65, countries, provinces and territories, 2012

    Chapter 2

    Chart 2.1a Literacy — Average skills of population aged 16 to 65, by age group, Canada, 2012

    Chart 2.1b Numeracy — Average skills of population aged 16 to 65, by age group, Canada, 2012

    Chart 2.2 PS-TRE — Comparative distributions of proficiency levels of population aged 16 to 65, by age group, Canada, 2012

    Chart 2.3a Literacy — Average skills of population aged 16 to 65, by gender and age group, Canada, 2012

    Chart 2.3b Numeracy — Average skills of population aged 16 to 65, by gender and age group, Canada, 2012

    Chart 2.4a Literacy — Averages and proficiency levels of population aged 16 to 65, by highest level of completed education, Canada, 2012

    Chart 2.4b Numeracy — Averages and proficiency levels of population aged 16 to 65, by highest level of completed education, Canada, 2012

    Chart 2.5 PS-TRE — Comparative distributions of proficiency levels of population aged 16 to 65, by highest level of completed education, Canada, 2012

    Chart 2.6a Literacy — Average scores with 0.95 confidence interval and scores at the 5th, 25th, 75th, and 95th percentiles of population aged 16 to 65, by highest level of completed education and age group, Canada, 2012

    Chart 2.6b Numeracy — Average scores with 0.95 confidence interval and scores at the 5th, 25th, 75th, and 95th percentiles of population aged 16 to 65, by highest level of completed education and age group, Canada, 2012

    Chart 2.7 PS-TRE — Comparative distributions of proficiency levels of population aged 16 to 65, by highest level of completed education and age group, Canada, 2012

    Chart 2.8a Literacy — Averages and proficiency levels of population aged 16 to 65, by labour force status, Canada, 2012

    Chart 2.8b Numeracy — Averages and proficiency levels of population aged 16 to 65, by labour force status, Canada, 2012

    Chart 2.9 PS-TRE — Comparative distributions of proficiency levels of population aged 16 to 65, by labour force status, Canada, 2012

    Chart 2.10a Literacy — Average scores with 0.95 confidence interval and scores at the 5th, 25th, 75th, and 95th percentiles of population aged 16 to 65, by occupation and age group, Canada, 2012

    Chart 2.10b Numeracy — Average scores with 0.95 confidence interval and scores at the 5th, 25th, 75th, and 95th percentiles of population aged 16 to 65, by occupation and age group, Canada, 2012

    Chapter 3

    Chart 3.1 Literacy — Averages and proficiency levels of population aged 16 to 65, by Aboriginal identification, Canada and oversampled populations, 2012

    Chart 3.2 Numeracy — Averages and proficiency levels of population aged 16 to 65, by Aboriginal identification, Canada and oversampled populations, 2012

    Chart 3.3 PS-TRE — Comparative distributions of proficiency levels of population aged 16 to 65, by Aboriginal identification, Canada and oversampled populations, 2012

    Chart 3.4 Literacy — Averages and proficiency levels of population aged 16 to 65, by immigrant status, Canada and oversampled populations, 2012

    Chart 3.5 Numeracy — Averages and proficiency levels of population aged 16 to 65, by immigrant status, Canada and oversampled populations, 2012

    Chart 3.6 PS-TRE — Comparative distributions of proficiency levels of population aged 16 to 65, by immigrant status, Canada and oversampled populations, 2012

    Chart 3.7 Literacy — Averages and proficiency levels of population aged 16 to 65, by official-language minority, Canada and oversampled populations, 2012

    Chart 3.8 Numeracy — Averages and proficiency levels of population aged 16 to 65, by official-language minority, Canada and oversampled populations, 2012

    Chart 3.9 PS-TRE — Comparative distributions of proficiency levels of population aged 16 to 65, by official-language minority, Canada and oversampled populations, 2012

    Chapter 4

    Chart 4.1a Literacy — Averages and proficiency levels of population aged 16 to 65 in ALL and PIAAC, Canada, 2003 and 2012

    Chart 4.1b Numeracy — Averages and proficiency levels of population aged 16 to 65 in ALL and PIAAC, Canada, 2003 and 2012

    Annex A

    Figure A.1 Design of the PIAAC survey

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