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Statistics Canada

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Works: 21,028 works in 30,925 publications in 2 languages and 175,396 library holdings
Genres: Periodicals  Census data  Classification  Bibliography‡vCatalogs  Catalogs  History  Reference works  Bibliography  Conference papers and proceedings  Cross-cultural studies 
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Classifications: HN101, 317.1
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Most widely held works about Statistics Canada
 
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Most widely held works by Statistics Canada
Canadian social trends by Statistics Canada( )

in English and held by 1,210 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Canadian economic observer = L'observateur économique canadien( )

in English and held by 969 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Canada year book by Canada( )

52 editions published between 1997 and 1999 in English and Undetermined and held by 966 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Uses sound, images, tables, graphs and both analytical and descriptive text to look at Canada: the land, the people, the economy, and the state
Census tracts. by Statistics Canada( Book )

111 editions published between 1987 and 1989 in English and French and held by 742 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Includes two parts for each region. Pt. 1 provides basic demographic, housing, and family characteristics for all households. Pt. 2 provides social, cultural, labor and income data, collected from a 20% sample of households
Federal scientific activities( )

in English and held by 656 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cette publication en direct fournit des statistiques sur les activités du gouvernement fédéral dans le domaine des sciences et de la technologie. On y présente les dépenses et les années-personnes selon le genre de sciences, le secteur d'exécution, les provinces et le ministère ou organisme fédéral. Comprend des notes techniques, des définitions, une bibliographie et un index des matières
Retail trade = Commerce de détail( )

in English and held by 647 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Perspectives on labour and income by Statistics Canada( )

in English and held by 553 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Survey methodology by Statistics Canada( )

in English and Undetermined and held by 503 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Migration between the United States and Canada by John F Long( Book )

3 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 417 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Literacy, economy, and society : results of the first international adult literacy survey by Statistics Canada( Book )

7 editions published in 1995 in English and Undetermined and held by 415 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The report presents data from a seven-country comparative study of adult literacy. The participating countries are: Canada, Germany, the Netherlands, Poland, Sweden, Switzerland, and the United States
Literacy skills for the knowledge society : further results from the International Adult Literacy Survey by International Adult Literacy Survey( Book )

7 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 367 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The International Adult Literacy Survey (IALS) started out with two underlying goals: to develop measures and scales that would permit useful comparisons of literacy performance among people with a wide range of ability, and to describe and compare the demonstrated literacy skills of people from different countries. This report extends the analysis initially presented in a 1995 publication that reported results of the first IALS for seven countries (Canada, Sweden, Germany, Netherlands, Poland, Switzerland, and the United States). Data from five additional countries are included (Belgium, Australia, United Kingdom, New Zealand, and Ireland) and results of new studies and analyses of the IALS data set are presented. The introduction reviews key findings and the study's conceptual framework and definitions of literacy employed. Chapter 1 outlines the overall levels of proficiency as well as the distributions of literacy in each country. Chapter 2 offers new evidence concerning the economic and wider social benefits of literacy, including contributions of literacy to productivity and earnings, quality of life, health, volunteerism, and returns to human capital. Chapter 3 examines the relationships between literacy and a range of human characteristics such as home background, age, and gender, and explores how the socio-economic differences observed relate to interactions within families, schools, and the workplace. The final chapter analyzes adults' readiness to learn in a variety of settings, both formal and informal. Annexes include the survey's definitions of literacy performance on five levels and three scales, sample tasks illustrating types of materials used in the literacy tests, a description of how the survey was conducted in each country, detailed statistical tables, and a list of project participants
Focus on culture( )

in English and held by 340 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Literacy in the information age : final report of the International Adult Literacy Survey by International Adult Literacy Survey( Book )

14 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 328 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The report presents evidence on the nature and magnitude of the literacy gaps faced by OECD countries and offers insights into the factors that influence the development of adult skills in various settings - at home, at work, and across the 20 countries for which comparable household assessment results are included. Findings point to large differences in the average level and population distribution of literacy skill both within and between counties. Low literacy skills are evident among all adult groups on significant proportions. Literacy proficiency varies considerably according to home background factors and educational attainment in most of the countries surveyed although this relationship is complex. Contents: Chapter 1: Skills for the Twenty-first Century Chapter 2: Population Distributions of Adult Literacy Chapter 3: How Literacy is Developed and Sustained Chapter 4: Outcomes and Benefits of Literacy Chapter 5: Future Developments
Dimensions series : portrait of aboriginal population in Canada = Série "dimensions" : portrait de la population autochtone au Canada by Statistics Canada( Book )

26 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in English and held by 326 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

" ... profile of the Aboriginal population, which presents data for selected demographic, cultural, social and economic characteristics"--Container
Concordance between the standard industrial classifications of the United States and Canada( Book )

2 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 313 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

International concordance between the industrial classifications of the United Nations (ISIC REV 3) and Canada (1980 SIC), the European Union (NACE REV 1), the United States (1987 SIC) by Statistics Canada( Book )

6 editions published between 1990 and 1995 in English and held by 308 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Historical statistics of Canada by M. C Urquhart( Book )

9 editions published between 1983 and 1999 in English and held by 288 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

2nd ed. The second edition of Historical Statistics of Canada was jointly produced by the Social Science Federation of Canada and Statistics Canada in 1983. This volume contains about 1,088 statistical tables on the social, economic and institutional conditions of Canada from the start of the Confederation in 1867 to the mid-1970s. The tables are arranged in sections with an introduction explaining the content of each section, the principal sources of data for each table, and general explanatory notes regarding the statistics. In most case, there is sufficient description of the individual series to enable the reader to use them without consulting the numerous basic sources referenced in the publication. This second edition published by Statistics Canada in 1983, like the earlier volume published by the Macmillan Company of Canada in 1965, was the result of a collaboration of many persons from the academic community, Statistics Canada and the Social Science Research Council of Canada. Both editions enjoyed wide circulation and use, but are long out of print. To preserve this important source of historical statistics on Canada, the original book was scanned and posted on our website. All data have been verified to reflect what was originally published. No changes have been made other than correcting obvious mistakes in the original paper volume such as incorrect references to footnotes. None of the statistics have been corrected, revised or updated. The electronic version of this historical publication is accessible on the Internet site of Statistics Canada as a free downloadable document. Two formats are offered: * text as HTML pages and all tables as individual spreadsheets in comma separated value files (csv) (which allows online viewing or downloading) * PDF files containing both text and tables (the 22 sections are accessible as 22 individual PDF files)
North American transportation in figures by Statistics Canada( Book )

9 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 238 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides a comprehensive set of comparable statistical indicators of the use, performance and impact of transportation in North America. It includes over 90 different data tables, supported by figures, maps and extensive technical documentation describing data categories and definitions relating to each country, that is Canada, Mexico and the United States. The report covers a wide variety of transportation subjects across the three countries: including transportation and the economy; safety; merchandise trade; freight activity; passenger travel; infrastructural; and transportation energy and environment
Learning a living : first results of the Adult Literacy and Life Skills Survey by Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development( Book )

8 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 187 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on the Adult Literacy and Life Skills survey conducted in Bermuda, Canada, Italy, Mexico (Nuevo Leon), Norway, and the United States of America in 2003 and 2004, this book presents an initial set of findings that shed new light on the twin processes of skill gain and loss. The book opens with an explanation of the goals and conceptual approach of the survey and comparative profiles of adult skills in participating countries. It then looks at the relationship between education and skills and adult learning and skills. Additional chapters compare the employability of younger and older populations in participating countries, skills and economic outcomes, skills and information and communications technologies, skills and immigration, the effects of parental education on skills, and the effect of skills on health.--Publisher's description
Guide to Statistics Canada data on women by Statistics Canada( Book )

4 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Literacy in the information age : final report of the International Adult Literacy Survey
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Learning a living : first results of the Adult Literacy and Life Skills Survey