School Leavers Survey

Status:
Inactive
Frequency:
Occasional
Record number:
3156

The two primary objectives of the School Leavers Survey were
1. To develop comparative profiles of three groups of secondary school attendees a) those who successfully completed secondary school (graduates), b) those still attending (continuers), c) those who left school before receiving a diploma or certificate (leavers); and

2. To establish rates of leaving school before graduation, in Canada and the Provinces.

Detailed information for 1995 (follow-up)

Data release - September 30, 1996

Description

The two primary objectives of the School Leavers Survey were
1. To develop comparative profiles of three groups of secondary school attendees a) those who successfully completed secondary school (graduates), b) those still attending (continuers), c) those who left school before receiving a diploma or certificate (leavers); and

2. To establish rates of leaving school before graduation, in Canada and the Provinces.

Subjects

  • Education, training and learning
  • Labour
  • Outcomes of education
  • Work transitions and life stages

Data sources and methodology

Sampling

This is a sample survey with a cross-sectional design and a longitudinal follow-up.

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.

Data file