Young men and women without a high school diploma

In this paper, multiple sources of data are used to study the profile and labour market outcomes of young men and women aged 25 to 34 without a high school diploma. The data sources include the Labour Force Survey (LFS), the Canadian Income Survey (CIS) and the Canadian Survey on Disability (CSD). Key findings include: (1) in 2016, 8.5 per cent of men and 5.4 per cent of women aged 25 to 34 had less than a high school diploma, representing about 340,000 young Canadians; (2) lone parenthood was more prevalent among young women with less than a high school diploma (19 per cent) than it was among ... Show more

Authors: Uppal, Sharanjit

Published: Ottawa, Ontario, Statistics Canada, 2017

Resource type: Government report or paper

Physical description: 18 p.

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