Statistics Canada releases Education Indicators In Canada

(Ottawa - December 14, 2014)

Today, Statistics Canada releases the report Education Indicators in Canada: An International Perspective 2014, a rich source of education statistics for Canada, and its provinces and territories. Jointly produced with the Council of Ministers of Education (Canada), it contains a set of 12 indicators presented in five chapters, which cover topics such as:

- educational attainment of the adult population,
the connection between educational attainment and the labour market,
- investment in each student in public and private institutions at several levels of education,
- transitions from education to the working world,
- working time and teaching time of teachers in public institutions,
and much more!

This report is a companion report to the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), Education at a Glance, which presents complete data for all OECD member countries, including Canada. You can find the report online at:

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To what level have Canadian adults studied? How much time do students spend in classroom? On what resources and services is education funding spent? Participate in a chat session to discuss the data in the report with Statistics Canada’s experts.

When: Wednesday, December 17, 2014, from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. EDT

Subject: Education Indicators in Canada: An International Perspective 2014

Experts: Michael Martin and Klarka Zeman, Statistics Canada

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