Demographic data

Profile of the New Brunswick Labour Force (2013)

This document offers a look at population trends, labour force statistics, and the participation of various groups in the labour force in the province of New Brunswick.

In 2013, Statistics Canada estimated that New Brunswick had a population of 756,050. According to the population model used in the preparation of this report, New Brunswick’s population is expected to peak at approximately 766,200 persons in 2032.

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2014-03-17

Portrait of Canada's Labour Force: National Household Survey, 2011 (2013)

Analytical document

This document offers a look at Canada’s labour force at the time of the 2011 National Household Survey (NHS), conducted by Statistics Canada.

The results show an employment rate of 60.9 percent, with Yukon and Alberta showing the highest employment rates in Canada at 69.7 and 69.0 percent respectively. The lowest employment rates were observed in Newfoundland and Labrador, with 50.7 percent, and Nunavut, with 52.1 percent.

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2014-01-06

PIAAC: Detailed Q&A (2013)

The Programme for the International Assessment of Adult Competencies (PIAAC), an initiative of the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), provides internationally comparable measures of literacy, numeracy, and problem solving in technology-rich environments (PS-TRE). This document provides detailed answers to 19 questions about the PIAAC.

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2013-12-12

Backgrounder on PIAAC results in the North (2013)

Results from the Programme for the International Assessment of Adult Competencies (PIAAC) demonstrate the diversity of populations, education levels, languages, and skill levels across Canada’s northern territories, and illustrate the challenges faced there, according to literacy practitioners in that region.

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2013-11-19

PIAAC: International Results Summary (2013)

This document summarizes the Canadian results of the Programme for the International Assessment of Adult Competencies (PIAAC), an Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) initiative that provides internationally comparable measures of literacy, numeracy, and problem solving in technology-rich environments (PS-TRE). As well, it points to areas of concern those results suggest.

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2013-11-05

OECD Skills Outlook 2013: First Results from the Survey of Adult Skills (2013)

This document is housed on the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) server.

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2013-10-31

Skilled for Life? Key Findings from the Survey of Adult Skills (2013)

This document is housed on the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) server.

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2013-10-16

Skills in Canada: First Results from the Programme for the International Assessment of Adult Competencies (PIAAC) (2013)

This report presents the first results of the Programme for the International Assessment of Adult Competencies (PIAAC), an initiative of the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD). PIAAC provides internationally comparable measures of literacy, numeracy, and problem solving in technology-rich environments (PS-TRE).

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2013-10-10

Educational outcomes at age 21 associated with reading ability at age 15 (2009)

Education Matters: Insights on Education, Learning and Training in Canada, June 2009, Vol 6 No. 2

This article, published by Statistics Canada, looks at the association between reading proficiency as measured at age 15, and both high school graduation and participation in postsecondary education by age 19.

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2013-05-30

Apprenticeable Occupations and the Employment Downturn in Canada (2011)

Education Matters: Insights on Education, Learning and Training in Canada, November 2010, Vol 7, No. 4

In this article, published by Statistics Canada, the author uses data from the Labour Force Survey to explore changes in employment in apprenticeable occupations over the period between 2008 and 2010, comparing those changes with the changes observed in all other occupations combined.

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2013-05-24

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