These Statistics Canada reports, published in June and July of 2019, cover a wide range of topics including young people not in employment, education or training; Inuit participation in wage- and land-based economies; and employment in Atlantic Canada.
The transition from school to work: the NEET (not in employment, education or training) indicator for 20- to 24-year-olds in Canada
Among the highlights of this fact sheet:
- In 2018/2019, 287,400 young Canadians aged 20 to 24 (12%) were NEETs, with rates ranging between 10% and 17% among the provinces.
- Young people aged 20 to 24 without a high school diploma are particularly at risk of finding themselves in a NEET situation and more likely to be permanently unable to work than those with more schooling.
- A low proportion of young people aged 20 to 24 have children, but the presence of children in households significantly affects the participation of women in the labour market.
This infographic compiles data on topics related to youth, such as diversity, technology, education and social engagement.
The countries of birth of Canadian immigrant farm operators have evolved over time, gradually moving away from a European origin. In 2016, the United States and China emerged as the two most frequently reported countries of birth for Canadian immigrant farm operators.
This study highlights the fact that participation in both the wage- and land-based economies are important for Inuit living in Inuit Nunangat. However, there are barriers to participation in both. For example, in a number of Inuit communities, there are not enough jobs, while climate change and loss of traditional knowledge can be barriers to participation in land-based activities.
Métis women reported a lower employment rate than men, which was further observed across most levels of education, even among those with a university degree. Further demonstrating economic vulnerability, Métis women employed in permanent work were more likely to report household income that was insufficient to meet necessary expenses and poorer mental health when compared with men.
This presentation identifies key challenges and trends in the labour market, and provides data about population growth, GDP, employment and wages in Atlantic Canada.
This paper examines employment of First Nations men and women aged 25 to 54 years living off reserve. The characteristics of employed First Nations people are outlined, including occupation, industry and full-time/part-time employment. A number of other outcomes, influenced by these characteristics, are further explored, such as job satisfaction, skills, health, presence of disability, and measures of economic well‑being such as food security.
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