Survey of Literacy Skills Used in Daily Activities

Detailed information for 1989

Status:

Inactive

Frequency:

One Time

Record number:

3874

This national survey, which is sponsored by the Secretary of State of Canada, is used for the development of a detailed literacy profile of the adult Canadian population.

Data release - July 17, 1990

Description

This national survey, which is sponsored by the Secretary of State of Canada, is used for the development of a detailed literacy profile of the adult Canadian population. Of special interest is the identification of groups in Canadian society whose literacy skill levels place them at highest risk.

Subjects

  • Adult education and training
  • Education, training and learning

Data sources and methodology

Sampling

This is a sample survey with a cross-sectional design.

Data sources

Responding to this survey is voluntary.

Data are collected directly from survey respondents.

Labour Force Survey (SDDS ID 3701) Frame used - sample of rotates out.

Disclosure control

Statistics Canada is prohibited by law from releasing any information it collects which could identify any person, business, or organization, unless consent has been given by the respondent or as permitted by the Statistics Act. Various confidentiality rules are applied to all data that are released or published to prevent the publication or disclosure of any information deemed confidential. If necessary, data are suppressed to prevent direct or residual disclosure of identifiable data.

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