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  • Articles and reports: 85-002-X201600114638
    Description:

    Using data from the Survey of Emergency Preparedness and Resilience (SEPR) in Canada, these fact sheets present the risk awareness, emergency preparedness and previous experience with emergencies and disasters of Canadians aged 15 and over living in 73 communities across the provinces. The SEPR was developed in partnership with both Defence Research and Development Canada's Centre for Security Science and Public Safety Canada, and was conducted for the first time in 2014. The information presented contributes to the understanding of community resilience in Canada by examining how Canadians living in various communities prepare for and respond to emergencies or disasters.

    Release date: 2016-10-13

  • Technical products: 12-002-X201500114147
    Description:

    Influential observations in logistic regression are those that have a notable effect on certain aspects of the model fit. Large sample size alone does not eliminate this concern; it is still important to examine potentially influential observations, especially in complex survey data. This paper describes a straightforward algorithm for examining potentially influential observations in complex survey data using SAS software. This algorithm was applied in a study using the 2005 Canadian Community Health Survey that examined factors associated with family physician utilization for adolescents.

    Release date: 2015-03-25

  • Articles and reports: 11-008-X201200111638
    Description:

    This article examines volunteering in Canada: volunteer rates, number of hours volunteered and types of organizations supported. It describes key socioeconomic characteristics of volunteers, types of volunteer activities, motivations for volunteering and barriers to volunteering. The article also examines "informal volunteering", that is, direct help provided to family, friends and neighbours. Data are from the 2010 Canada Survey on Giving, Volunteering and Participating.

    Release date: 2012-04-16

  • Table: 98-310-X201100311622
    Description:

    These short analytical articles provide complementary analysis to the 2011 Census analytical document. These articles allow for a more in-depth look at relevant topics related to the Canadian population. The three articles linked to the population and dwelling counts release are entitled 'Population growth in Canada: From 1851 to 2061,' 'Canada's rural population since 1851' and 'The census: A tool for planning at the local level.'

    Release date: 2012-02-08

  • Articles and reports: 89-503-X201000111545
    Description:

    This chapter examines the basic demographic characteristics of women and men with disabilities, the types and causes of their activity limitations, the domain in which the disabilities reported most often manifest themselves, the education and income of women with and without disabilities, and their experiences in the workforce.

    Release date: 2011-12-14

  • Articles and reports: 89-503-X201000111527
    Description:

    The chapter provided a statistical overview of the demographic and socio-economic characteristics of the female visible minority population in Canada. Drawing mainly data from the 2006 Census, the chapter looked at the growth and the geographical distribution of the population, its family situation and language characteristics as well as its diversity in terms of generational status and country of birth. The chapter also presented results of the analysis on educational attainment, labour market experience and economic well-being such as earnings and components of income. The analyses compared the situations of visible minority women with those of women who did not report visible minority status and those of visible minority men. Where applicable, immigrant status was taken into account in the examination of the experience of visible minority women, i.e., comparison was made between visible minority women who were born in Canada and those who came to live as immigrants. As well, the differences among the groups that made up the visible minority population were highlighted.

    Release date: 2011-07-26

  • Articles and reports: 89-503-X201000111528
    Description:

    The chapter provided a statistical overview of the demographic and socio-economic characteristics of the immigrant women in Canada. Drawing data from the censuses and administrative sources, the chapter looked at the socio-demographic trends of the female population who came to live in Canada as immigrants. The information included growth and geographic distribution of the female immigrant population, the changing make-up of immigrant women in terms of their language profile, country of birth and visible minority status, as well as the categories under which female permanent residents were admitted to Canada. The socio-economic conditions of immigrant women, such as educational attainment, field of study, occupational group, labour market participation, earnings and component of income were examined and compared with women who were born in Canada. While census was the main data source for the analysis of the population's socio-economic situations, where applicable, data from the Labour Force Survey and the Longitudinal Immigration Data Base were also included.

    Release date: 2011-07-26

  • Articles and reports: 11-008-X201000211345
    Description:

    This article uses the 2006 Participation and Activity Limitation Survey to examine how many people with disabilities receive help with activities of daily living; the type of daily activities with which they get help; and the care receiver's relationship to the person or persons who provide help with specific tasks. Then it explores how these relationships change as the severity of the care receiver's disability increases.

    Release date: 2010-10-19

  • Articles and reports: 11-008-X201000111124
    Description:

    Quality of life for persons with disabilities is influenced by many factors that may often interact in subtle ways. This article identifies some of the elements that are associated with a greater life satisfaction among women with disabilities aged 25 to 54 across three main dimensions: daily activities; quality of relationships with family and friends; and health.

    Release date: 2010-03-08

  • Articles and reports: 11-008-X200900211024
    Description:

    This first article in the "Living with disability" series briefly explores the evolution of theories about disability and outline contemporary thinking about how to define disability. It then compares data from the 2001 and the 2006 Participation and Activity Limitation Surveys (PALS) to see how the incidence of disability is growing in Canada, and identify the proportion of that growth that is due to changing public perceptions of disability.

    Release date: 2009-12-11

  • Articles and reports: 11-008-X200900211021
    Description:

    This article identifies factors that influence the social engagement of children with disabilities aged 5 to 14. The emphasis is put on participation in social activities outside the family home and normal school hours.

    Release date: 2009-12-11

  • Articles and reports: 11-008-X200700410311
    Description:

    The transition to adulthood is often viewed as a period where young people move by stages into adult roles: completing their schooling, leaving their parents' home, acquiring permanent work, finding a partner or spouse and becoming a parent. In recent years, social scientists have found that the transition to adulthood is taking longer to complete. Using census data to compare young adults in 1971 to those in 2001, it assesses just how lengthy the delay has become.

    Release date: 2007-12-11

  • Articles and reports: 11-008-X20070029646
    Description:

    Researchers believe that the factors which influence whether or not a person will participate in the political arena can be classified into four main categories: socio-demographic characteristics, sense of mastery, political socialization, and news consumption. This article uses the 2003 General Social Survey to identify the relative importance of these different factors on the probability of engaging in non-voting political activity.

    Release date: 2007-06-19

  • Articles and reports: 11-008-X20060029274
    Description:

    This article uses data from the 2001 General Social Survey to examine patterns in leaving the parental home. It compares the transition process for five birth cohorts,with the focus on Wave 1 Boomers (born between 1947 and 1956) and their children in Generation X (born between 1967 and 1976). The differences in patterns of leaving the parental home are examined, and then the principal factors associated with a young person's initial launch into adulthood are identified.

    Release date: 2006-12-15

  • Articles and reports: 11-008-X20060039478
    Description:

    This article uses data from the Census of Population and the 2002 Ethnic Diversity Survey to examine the prevalence of interreligious unions and social and demographic factors associated with their occurrence.

    Release date: 2006-12-15

  • Articles and reports: 91-209-X20030009188
    Description:

    The visible minority population is growing rapidly in Canada and accounts for an increasing proportion of the birth rate. How do the various visible minority groups in Canada's population differ from one another with respect to fertility? The study shows that fertility is higher for visible minority women as a group than for the rest of the population, that fertility varies appreciably from one visible minority group to another, and that removing the effects of the groups' socio-economic characteristics, including religious denomination, does not eliminate fertility differentials.

    Release date: 2006-06-30

  • Articles and reports: 11-008-X20060019181
    Description:

    This article uses data from the General Social Survey (GSS) and the 2002 Ethnic Diversity Survey (EDS) to track the religious views and practices of Canadians and identify those groups most likely to be religious. An index of religiosity is developed based on the presence of religious affiliation, frequency of attendance at religious services, frequency of private religious practices and the importance of religion to the respondent.

    Release date: 2006-06-28

  • Articles and reports: 11-008-X20050017941
    Description:

    We live in an aging society. And much has been written about how care will be provided to an aging population. We can't stop aging, and our capacity to affect our health as we age is limited, but the size, quality and proximity of people's social networks are arguably among the things that determine whether seniors receive formal care delivered by professionals, rely on informal care provided by family and friends or, indeed, receive no care at all.

    In this article, we look at the relationship between the social networks of non-institutionalized seniors and whether they receive formal, informal or no care.

    Release date: 2005-06-07

  • 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: 75-001-X200311013102
    Description:

    This article examines the changes to family wealth during the economic boom of 1984 to 1999. In the absence of longitudinal data, changes in family wealth can be estimated using cohorts of 'similar' families from two points in time.

    Release date: 2003-12-08

  • Articles and reports: 87-004-X20020026549
    Description:

    This article examines trends in how Canadians donate their time and money to arts and culture organizations, using results from the 2000 and 1997 cycles of the National Survey on Giving, Volunteering and Participating.

    Release date: 2003-06-20

  • Articles and reports: 11-008-X20020046493
    Description:

    This article highlights areas of high and low attendance throughout Canada and examines factors that affect religious attendance including demographics, immigration patterns and the cultural history of the region.

    Release date: 2003-03-18

  • Articles and reports: 11-008-X20020026345
    Description:

    This article looks at those most likely to live alone, the amount of time spent alone on an average day, attitudes to spending time alone and the influence that time spent alone has on overall happiness.

    Release date: 2002-09-17

  • Articles and reports: 11-008-X20020016198
    Description:

    This article explores what Canadian adults who are aged 25 and older and who are employed full-time do over the course of an average day on the weekend.

    Release date: 2002-06-11

  • Articles and reports: 11-008-X20020016194
    Description:

    This article looks at the characteristics of Internet dropouts and infrequent users and compares them with Canadians who use the Net regularly.

    Release date: 2002-06-11

Data (2)

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  • Table: 98-310-X201100311622
    Description:

    These short analytical articles provide complementary analysis to the 2011 Census analytical document. These articles allow for a more in-depth look at relevant topics related to the Canadian population. The three articles linked to the population and dwelling counts release are entitled 'Population growth in Canada: From 1851 to 2061,' 'Canada's rural population since 1851' and 'The census: A tool for planning at the local level.'

    Release date: 2012-02-08

  • Table: 68-513-X19970013562
    Description:

    Statistics Canada regularly produces data dealing with government finances, the deficit, and national accounting. Indeed, in a sense, these data have been one of the historical mainstays of all statistical organizations.

    Release date: 1998-02-04

Analysis (32)

Analysis (32) (25 of 32 results)

  • Articles and reports: 85-002-X201600114638
    Description:

    Using data from the Survey of Emergency Preparedness and Resilience (SEPR) in Canada, these fact sheets present the risk awareness, emergency preparedness and previous experience with emergencies and disasters of Canadians aged 15 and over living in 73 communities across the provinces. The SEPR was developed in partnership with both Defence Research and Development Canada's Centre for Security Science and Public Safety Canada, and was conducted for the first time in 2014. The information presented contributes to the understanding of community resilience in Canada by examining how Canadians living in various communities prepare for and respond to emergencies or disasters.

    Release date: 2016-10-13

  • Articles and reports: 11-008-X201200111638
    Description:

    This article examines volunteering in Canada: volunteer rates, number of hours volunteered and types of organizations supported. It describes key socioeconomic characteristics of volunteers, types of volunteer activities, motivations for volunteering and barriers to volunteering. The article also examines "informal volunteering", that is, direct help provided to family, friends and neighbours. Data are from the 2010 Canada Survey on Giving, Volunteering and Participating.

    Release date: 2012-04-16

  • Articles and reports: 89-503-X201000111545
    Description:

    This chapter examines the basic demographic characteristics of women and men with disabilities, the types and causes of their activity limitations, the domain in which the disabilities reported most often manifest themselves, the education and income of women with and without disabilities, and their experiences in the workforce.

    Release date: 2011-12-14

  • Articles and reports: 89-503-X201000111527
    Description:

    The chapter provided a statistical overview of the demographic and socio-economic characteristics of the female visible minority population in Canada. Drawing mainly data from the 2006 Census, the chapter looked at the growth and the geographical distribution of the population, its family situation and language characteristics as well as its diversity in terms of generational status and country of birth. The chapter also presented results of the analysis on educational attainment, labour market experience and economic well-being such as earnings and components of income. The analyses compared the situations of visible minority women with those of women who did not report visible minority status and those of visible minority men. Where applicable, immigrant status was taken into account in the examination of the experience of visible minority women, i.e., comparison was made between visible minority women who were born in Canada and those who came to live as immigrants. As well, the differences among the groups that made up the visible minority population were highlighted.

    Release date: 2011-07-26

  • Articles and reports: 89-503-X201000111528
    Description:

    The chapter provided a statistical overview of the demographic and socio-economic characteristics of the immigrant women in Canada. Drawing data from the censuses and administrative sources, the chapter looked at the socio-demographic trends of the female population who came to live in Canada as immigrants. The information included growth and geographic distribution of the female immigrant population, the changing make-up of immigrant women in terms of their language profile, country of birth and visible minority status, as well as the categories under which female permanent residents were admitted to Canada. The socio-economic conditions of immigrant women, such as educational attainment, field of study, occupational group, labour market participation, earnings and component of income were examined and compared with women who were born in Canada. While census was the main data source for the analysis of the population's socio-economic situations, where applicable, data from the Labour Force Survey and the Longitudinal Immigration Data Base were also included.

    Release date: 2011-07-26

  • Articles and reports: 11-008-X201000211345
    Description:

    This article uses the 2006 Participation and Activity Limitation Survey to examine how many people with disabilities receive help with activities of daily living; the type of daily activities with which they get help; and the care receiver's relationship to the person or persons who provide help with specific tasks. Then it explores how these relationships change as the severity of the care receiver's disability increases.

    Release date: 2010-10-19

  • Articles and reports: 11-008-X201000111124
    Description:

    Quality of life for persons with disabilities is influenced by many factors that may often interact in subtle ways. This article identifies some of the elements that are associated with a greater life satisfaction among women with disabilities aged 25 to 54 across three main dimensions: daily activities; quality of relationships with family and friends; and health.

    Release date: 2010-03-08

  • Articles and reports: 11-008-X200900211024
    Description:

    This first article in the "Living with disability" series briefly explores the evolution of theories about disability and outline contemporary thinking about how to define disability. It then compares data from the 2001 and the 2006 Participation and Activity Limitation Surveys (PALS) to see how the incidence of disability is growing in Canada, and identify the proportion of that growth that is due to changing public perceptions of disability.

    Release date: 2009-12-11

  • Articles and reports: 11-008-X200900211021
    Description:

    This article identifies factors that influence the social engagement of children with disabilities aged 5 to 14. The emphasis is put on participation in social activities outside the family home and normal school hours.

    Release date: 2009-12-11

  • Articles and reports: 11-008-X200700410311
    Description:

    The transition to adulthood is often viewed as a period where young people move by stages into adult roles: completing their schooling, leaving their parents' home, acquiring permanent work, finding a partner or spouse and becoming a parent. In recent years, social scientists have found that the transition to adulthood is taking longer to complete. Using census data to compare young adults in 1971 to those in 2001, it assesses just how lengthy the delay has become.

    Release date: 2007-12-11

  • Articles and reports: 11-008-X20070029646
    Description:

    Researchers believe that the factors which influence whether or not a person will participate in the political arena can be classified into four main categories: socio-demographic characteristics, sense of mastery, political socialization, and news consumption. This article uses the 2003 General Social Survey to identify the relative importance of these different factors on the probability of engaging in non-voting political activity.

    Release date: 2007-06-19

  • Articles and reports: 11-008-X20060029274
    Description:

    This article uses data from the 2001 General Social Survey to examine patterns in leaving the parental home. It compares the transition process for five birth cohorts,with the focus on Wave 1 Boomers (born between 1947 and 1956) and their children in Generation X (born between 1967 and 1976). The differences in patterns of leaving the parental home are examined, and then the principal factors associated with a young person's initial launch into adulthood are identified.

    Release date: 2006-12-15

  • Articles and reports: 11-008-X20060039478
    Description:

    This article uses data from the Census of Population and the 2002 Ethnic Diversity Survey to examine the prevalence of interreligious unions and social and demographic factors associated with their occurrence.

    Release date: 2006-12-15

  • Articles and reports: 91-209-X20030009188
    Description:

    The visible minority population is growing rapidly in Canada and accounts for an increasing proportion of the birth rate. How do the various visible minority groups in Canada's population differ from one another with respect to fertility? The study shows that fertility is higher for visible minority women as a group than for the rest of the population, that fertility varies appreciably from one visible minority group to another, and that removing the effects of the groups' socio-economic characteristics, including religious denomination, does not eliminate fertility differentials.

    Release date: 2006-06-30

  • Articles and reports: 11-008-X20060019181
    Description:

    This article uses data from the General Social Survey (GSS) and the 2002 Ethnic Diversity Survey (EDS) to track the religious views and practices of Canadians and identify those groups most likely to be religious. An index of religiosity is developed based on the presence of religious affiliation, frequency of attendance at religious services, frequency of private religious practices and the importance of religion to the respondent.

    Release date: 2006-06-28

  • Articles and reports: 11-008-X20050017941
    Description:

    We live in an aging society. And much has been written about how care will be provided to an aging population. We can't stop aging, and our capacity to affect our health as we age is limited, but the size, quality and proximity of people's social networks are arguably among the things that determine whether seniors receive formal care delivered by professionals, rely on informal care provided by family and friends or, indeed, receive no care at all.

    In this article, we look at the relationship between the social networks of non-institutionalized seniors and whether they receive formal, informal or no care.

    Release date: 2005-06-07

  • 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: 75-001-X200311013102
    Description:

    This article examines the changes to family wealth during the economic boom of 1984 to 1999. In the absence of longitudinal data, changes in family wealth can be estimated using cohorts of 'similar' families from two points in time.

    Release date: 2003-12-08

  • Articles and reports: 87-004-X20020026549
    Description:

    This article examines trends in how Canadians donate their time and money to arts and culture organizations, using results from the 2000 and 1997 cycles of the National Survey on Giving, Volunteering and Participating.

    Release date: 2003-06-20

  • Articles and reports: 11-008-X20020046493
    Description:

    This article highlights areas of high and low attendance throughout Canada and examines factors that affect religious attendance including demographics, immigration patterns and the cultural history of the region.

    Release date: 2003-03-18

  • Articles and reports: 11-008-X20020026345
    Description:

    This article looks at those most likely to live alone, the amount of time spent alone on an average day, attitudes to spending time alone and the influence that time spent alone has on overall happiness.

    Release date: 2002-09-17

  • Articles and reports: 11-008-X20020016198
    Description:

    This article explores what Canadian adults who are aged 25 and older and who are employed full-time do over the course of an average day on the weekend.

    Release date: 2002-06-11

  • Articles and reports: 11-008-X20020016194
    Description:

    This article looks at the characteristics of Internet dropouts and infrequent users and compares them with Canadians who use the Net regularly.

    Release date: 2002-06-11

  • Articles and reports: 11-008-X20010025821
    Description:

    This article examines the extent to which children have access to the Internet at home. It focuses on parents' knowledge of their children's use of the Net, the factors that contribute to or limit access, parental concerns about privacy, and the limitations parents place on using the Internet.

    Release date: 2001-09-11

  • Articles and reports: 85-002-X20010018387
    Description:

    This report provides the most recent information from the 1999-2000 Transition Home Survey. It is a census survey of facilities providing residential services for abused women conducted every 2 years. Questionnaires are mailed to every known facility identified as providing residential services (shelter) to abused women in each province and territory. Information is collected on the characteristics of the facilities and the services provided during the previous 12 months. The survey also provides a one-day snapshot of the characteristics of women and children residing in shelters on a specific day. For the 1999-2000 survey, the snapshot day was April 17, 2000. In 1999-2000, 92% of shelters responded to the survey. Where possible, comparisons are made with the 1997-1998 Transition Home Survey.

    Release date: 2001-03-28

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  • Technical products: 12-002-X201500114147
    Description:

    Influential observations in logistic regression are those that have a notable effect on certain aspects of the model fit. Large sample size alone does not eliminate this concern; it is still important to examine potentially influential observations, especially in complex survey data. This paper describes a straightforward algorithm for examining potentially influential observations in complex survey data using SAS software. This algorithm was applied in a study using the 2005 Canadian Community Health Survey that examined factors associated with family physician utilization for adolescents.

    Release date: 2015-03-25

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