Young men and women without a high school diploma

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Author: Uppal, Sharanjit


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...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Youth; Gender; Outcomes; Participation; Employment; Statistics

Keywords: Young worker; Unemployment; Employment pattern; Dropout; Statistical data; Education work relationship; Transition from education and training to employment

Geographic subjects: Canada; North America

Published: Ottawa, Ontario: Statistics Canada, 2017

Physical description: 18 p.

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Journal date: May 2017

ISSN: 2291-0840

Catalogue no. 75-006-X

Resource type: Article

Call number: TD/TNC 128.296

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