June 27, 2013

New Released from Statistics Canada (2011 National Household Survey (NHS) - Education and Labour)


JUNE 26, 2013 RELEASE: 2011 National Household Survey (NHS) - Education
and Labour

Wednesday, June 26, 2013, 8:30 a.m. (Ottawa time), sees the official
release, via the Internet, of the second set of data and analyses
from the 2011 National Household Survey (NHS). 

Today's release focuses on education, labour, place of work, commuting to work,
mobility and migration, and language of work.

These data and analyses can be accessed through a variety of gateways:

Users can enter through The Daily.

Users can click on the 2011 National Household Survey (NHS) link in the
'Features' section of the Statistics Canada web site home page
(bottom-right corner) or enter through the various postings within
'NHS news' or directly from the variety of links on the 2011 NHS
web site home page.

Information within the web site is organized into broad display/product
categories, featuring analytical, data and reference product
headings in the centre. The right-hand side of the home page presents
NHS by geography (ability to search the NHS Profile), NHS by topic
and the NHS video centre.

Analytical products offer links to the two analytical documents
(Education in Canada: Attainment, Field of Study and Location of Study
and Portrait of Canada's Labour Force) and the three NHS in Brief
articles (The educational attainment of Aboriginal peoples in Canada;
Commuting to work and Language use in the workplace in Canada).
The topic of mobility and migration is not covered in the analytical
products being released today with the exception of a section on
mobility of the workforce in the Portrait of Canada's Labour Force
analytical document. Information on mobility and migration is,
however, available within data products.

NHS Focus on Geography Series also provides data and highlights on key
topics found in the 2011 NHS analytical documents and NHS in Brief
articles for various levels of geography.

Thematic maps are also available with this release for various levels
of geography and present information for education and commuting
to work.

Data products offer education and labour information for a wide range
of standard geographic areas, available in the NHS Profile, NHS Data
Tables and the NHS Focus on Geography Series.

Please note that data at the census tract (CT) level of geography
are now available within the NHS Profile (only) for content
associated with the first NHS release (May 8 - Immigration and
Ethnocultural Diversity and Aboriginal Peoples) and today's
release (June 26 - Education and Labour).

Users can access XML versions of the NHS Profile and NHS Data Tables
from the Treasury Board's 'Open Data Portal,' along with the
provision of the additional XML file download option available
within the NHS web site.
Reference products and other reference materials cover various
aspects of the NHS and are intended to support the use and
understanding of NHS data and analyses. Specifically with this
release, reference products include the updated National Household
Survey Dictionary and four reference guides: labour; education;
journey to work and mobility. In addition, the Languages Reference
Guide, Catalogue no. 99-010-XWE2011007 (released May 8, 2013), has
been updated to include language of work. Please note that the
geographic area suppression lists have also been updated to
include census tracts (CTs) and all lists now reflect the
'reason(s) why' an area was suppressed (i.e., data quality,
confidentiality, incompletely enumerated Indian reserves
and settlements, etc.).

The 2011 NHS web site home page also promotes/presents:

. 'Did you know...' rotating highlights featuring the release (based on the analytical documents).

. Promotional link within 'NHS news' to the upcoming 'Chat with an expert' 
live chat session scheduled forJune 28, 2013.

. Video centre - contains links to the brief national
portrait videos for this release.

. 'Stay connected' - links to Statistics Canada's social
media initiatives.

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