Longitudinal and International Study of Adults (LISA) - excluding question flow - 2016 (Wave 3)

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Introduction (INTR)

Introduction (INTR) - Question identifier:INTR_R01

Hello. My name is... and I work for Statistics Canada. I am here conducting the Longitudinal and International Study of Adults, which collects information from people across Canada about their jobs, education, health and family. The study is also interested in how changes in these areas have affected your life, and we hope to contact you again every two years to update your information. All the information you provide will be combined for the purposes of statistical analysis.

Your information may also be used by Statistics Canada for other statistical and research purposes.

Though participation in this survey is voluntary, we would appreciate your cooperation as it will make the data more accurate and meaningful. Your answers are collected under the authority of the Statistics Act and will be kept confidential.

Language of Preference (LANG)

Language of Preference (LANG) - Question identifier:LANG_Q01

Would you prefer that I speak in English or in French?

  • 1: English
  • 2: French
  • 3: Other

Language of Preference (LANG) - Question identifier:LANG_N02

Select respondent's preferred non-official language.
If necessary, ask: (What language would you prefer?)

  • 03: Chinese
  • 04: Italian
  • 05: Punjabi
  • 06: Spanish
  • 07: Portuguese
  • 08: Polish
  • 09: German
  • 10: Vietnamese
  • 11: Arabic
  • 12: Tagalog
  • 13: Greek
  • 14: Tamil
  • 15: Cree
  • 16: Afghan
  • 17: Cantonese
  • 18: Hindi
  • 19: Mandarin
  • 20: Persian (Farsi)
  • 21: Russian
  • 22: Ukrainian
  • 23: Urdu
  • 24: Inuktitut
  • 25: Hungarian
  • 26: Korean
  • 27: Serbo-Croatian
  • 28: Gujarati
  • 29: Dari
  • 90: Other

Current Education (EDCE)

Current Education (EDCE) - Question identifier:EDCE_R05

I would now like to ask you some questions about your education.

Current Education (EDCE) - Question identifier:EDCE_Q05

Are you currently enrolled in a program of study? By program of study we mean a series of courses taken towards a diploma, certificate, degree or license, which normally takes more than 3 months to complete.

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Current Education (EDCE) - Question identifier:EDCE_Q10

What level of education are you currently studying for?

  • 01: Grade 6
  • 02: Less than high school diploma
  • 03: High school diploma or equivalent
  • 04: Trade/vocational certificate (includes an attestation of vocational training, diploma of vocational studies, or attestation of vocational specialization offered in Quebec)
  • 05: Apprenticeship certificate
  • 06: CEGEP diploma or certificate
  • 07: Non-university certificate or diploma from a college, school of nursing, technical institute
  • 08: University transfer program
  • 09: University certificate or diploma below bachelor's degree
  • 10: Bachelor's degree
  • 11: University certificate above the bachelor's
  • 12: First professional degree (degree in law (LL.B.), medicine (M.D.), dentistry (D.D.S., D.M.D), veterinary medicine (D.V.M.), optometry (O.D.), divinity)
  • 13: Master's
  • 14: Ph.D.
  • 98: RF
  • 99: DK

Current Education (EDCE) - Question identifier:EDCE_Q16

What type of CEGEP diploma or certificate are you currently studying for? Is it...?

  • 1: A pre-university college diploma
  • 2: A technical or career college diploma
  • 3: An Attestation of Collegial Studies (A.C.S.)
  • 4: Other
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Current Education (EDCE) - Question identifier:EDCE_Q20

What is the normal length of time required to complete this certificate or diploma when taken full-time?

  • 1: Less than 3 months
  • 2: 3 months to less than 12 months
  • 3: One year
  • 4: Greater than one year but less than two years
  • 5: Two years
  • 6: Greater than two years but less than three years
  • 7: Three years or more
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Current Education (EDCE) - Question identifier:EDCE_Q25

What is the field of study or specialization of this program of study? If there is more than one, please choose the one you consider most important.

  • 01: General programs
  • 02: Teacher training and education science
  • 03: Humanities, languages and arts
  • 04: Social sciences, business and law
  • 05: Science, mathematics and computing
  • 06: Engineering, manufacturing and construction
  • 07: Agriculture and veterinary
  • 08: Health and welfare
  • 09: Services
  • 98: RF
  • 99: DK

School Attendance During the Reference Period (EDSA)

School Attendance During the Reference Period (EDSA) - Question identifier:EDSA_Q05

Did you attend a school, college or university since January 2014? Only include attendance in programs taken to obtain a certificate, diploma or degree from a recognized institution and which normally takes more than 3 months to complete.

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

School Attendance During the Reference Period (EDSA) - Question identifier:EDSA_Q10

Since January 2014, during which months did you attend a school, college or university? Please include the current month.

  • 01: January 2014
  • 02: February 2014
  • 03: March 2014
  • 04: April 2014
  • 05: May 2014
  • 06: June 2014
  • 07: July 2014
  • 08: August 2014
  • 09: September 2014
  • 10: October 2014
  • 11: November 2014
  • 12: December 2014
  • 13: January 2015
  • 14: February 2015
  • 15: March 2015
  • 16: April 2015
  • 17: May 2015
  • 18: June 2015
  • 19: July 2015
  • 20: August 2015
  • 21: September 2015
  • 22: October 2015
  • 23: November 2015
  • 24: December 2015
  • 25: January 2016
  • 26: February 2016
  • 27: March 2016
  • 28: April 2016
  • 29: May 2016
  • 30: June 2016
  • 31: July 2016
  • 32: August 2016
  • 33: September 2016
  • 34: October 2016
  • 35: November 2016
  • 36: December 2016
  • 98: RF
  • 99: DK

School Attendance During the Reference Period (EDSA) - Question identifier:EDSA_Q15

Were you considered a full-time or a part-time student?

  • 1: A full-time student
  • 2: A part-time student
  • 3: Both full-time and part-time student
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

School Attendance During the Reference Period (EDSA) - Question identifier:EDSA_Q20

What level of education were you studying for? Please refer to the following card and report all levels of education you were studying for since January 2014.

  • 01: Grade 6
  • 02: Less than high school diploma
  • 03: High school diploma or equivalent
  • 04: Trade/vocational certificate (includes an attestation of vocational training, diploma of vocational studies, or attestation of vocational specialization offered in Quebec)
  • 05: Apprenticeship certificate
  • 06: CEGEP diploma or certificate
  • 07: Non-university certificate or diploma from a college, school of nursing, technical institute
  • 08: University transfer program
  • 09: University certificate or diploma below bachelor's degree
  • 10: Bachelor's degree
  • 11: University certificate above the bachelor's
  • 12: First professional degree (degree in law (LL.B.), medicine (M.D.), dentistry (D.D.S., D.M.D), veterinary medicine (D.V.M.), optometry (O.D.), divinity)
  • 13: Master's
  • 14: Ph.D.
  • 98: RF
  • 99: DK

Degree Completed During the Reference Period (EDDC)

Degree Completed During the Reference Period (EDDC) - Question identifier:EDDC_Q05

Since January 2014, did you complete any of the degrees, diplomas or certificates listed on this card?

  • 01: High school diploma or equivalent
  • 02: Trade/vocational certificate (includes an attestation of vocational training, diploma of vocational studies, or attestation of vocational specialization offered in Quebec)
  • 03: Apprenticeship certificate
  • 04: CEGEP diploma or certificate
  • 05: Non-university certificate or diploma from a college, school of nursing, technical institute
  • 06: University transfer program
  • 07: University certificate or diploma below bachelor's degree
  • 08: Bachelor's degree
  • 09: University certificate above the bachelor's
  • 10: First professional degree (degree in law (LL.B.), medicine (M.D.), dentistry (D.D.S., D.M.D), veterinary medicine (D.V.M.), optometry (O.D.), divinity)
  • 11: Master's
  • 12: Ph.D.
  • 13: No degree, diploma or certificate obtained
  • 98: RF
  • 99: DK

Information on Degree Completed (EDDI)

Information on Degree Completed (EDDI) - Question identifier:EDDI_R01

I would now like to ask you some questions about the [high school diploma or equivalent/trade or vocational certificate/apprenticeship certificate/CEGEP diploma or certificate/non-university certificate or diploma/university transfer program/university certificate or diploma below a bachelor's degree/bachelor's degree/university certificate above a bachelor's degree/first professional degree/master's degree/doctorate degree] that you completed since January 2014.

Information on Degree Completed (EDDI) - Question identifier:EDDI_Q05

Was the high school or secondary school diploma you received a vocational diploma such as: an attestation of vocational training, diploma of vocational studies, or an attestation of vocational specialisation?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Information on Degree Completed (EDDI) - Question identifier:EDDI_Q10

When did you graduate from high school?

Min = 2014; Max = 2016

Information on Degree Completed (EDDI) - Question identifier:EDDI_N11

(When did you graduate from high school?)

Select month. If necessary, ask: (In what month?)
Dates are essential. You must probe using seasons, special events, etc. to determine a year and a month.
Respondent's best estimate is acceptable.

  • 01: January
  • 02: February
  • 03: March
  • 04: April
  • 05: May
  • 06: June
  • 07: July
  • 08: August
  • 09: September
  • 10: October
  • 11: November
  • 12: December
  • 98: RF
  • 99: DK

Information on Degree Completed (EDDI) - Question identifier:EDDI_Q15

What type of CEGEP diploma or certificate did you obtain? Was it...?

  • 1: A pre-university college diploma
  • 2: A technical or career college diploma
  • 3: An Attestation of Collegial Studies (A.C.S.)
  • 4: Other
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Information on Degree Completed (EDDI) - Question identifier:EDDI_Q20

What is the normal length of time required to complete this certificate or diploma when taken full-time?

  • 1: Less than 3 months
  • 2: 3 months to less than 12 months
  • 3: One year
  • 4: Greater than one year but less than two years
  • 5: Two years
  • 6: Greater than two years but less than three years
  • 7: Three years or more
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Information on Degree Completed (EDDI) - Question identifier:EDDI_Q25

When did you complete your [trade or vocational certificate/apprenticeship certificate/CEGEP diploma or certificate/non-university certificate or diploma/university transfer program/university certificate or diploma below a bachelor's degree/bachelor's degree/university certificate above a bachelor's degree/first professional degree/master's degree/doctorate degree]?

Min = 2014; Max = 2016

Information on Degree Completed (EDDI) - Question identifier:EDDI_N26

(When did you complete your [trade or vocational certificate/apprenticeship certificate/CEGEP diploma or certificate/non-university certificate or diploma/university transfer program/university certificate or diploma below a bachelor's degree/bachelor's degree/university certificate above a bachelor's degree/first professional degree/master's degree/doctorate degree]?)

Select month. If necessary, ask: (In what month?)
If the respondent completed more than one qualification at this level, refer to the most recent. If the diplomas were obtained at the same time, refer to the highest level.
Dates are essential. You must probe using seasons, special events, etc. to determine a year and a month.
Respondent's best estimate is acceptable.

  • 01: January
  • 02: February
  • 03: March
  • 04: April
  • 05: May
  • 06: June
  • 07: July
  • 08: August
  • 09: September
  • 10: October
  • 11: November
  • 12: December
  • 98: RF
  • 99: DK

Information on Degree Completed (EDDI) - Question identifier:EDDI_Q30

What is the name of the institution where you completed this program? Include the campus name if there is one.

Long Answer Length = 250

Information on Degree Completed (EDDI) - Question identifier:EDDI_Q35

Which of the following categories would best represent the field of study of your [trade or vocational certificate/apprenticeship certificate/CEGEP diploma or certificate/non-university certificate or diploma/university transfer program/university certificate or diploma below a bachelor's degree/bachelor's degree/university certificate above a bachelor's degree/first professional degree/master's degree/doctorate degree]? If there was more than one, please choose the one you consider most important.

  • 01: General programs
  • 02: Teacher training and education science
  • 03: Humanities, languages and arts
  • 04: Social sciences, business and law
  • 05: Science, mathematics and computing
  • 06: Engineering, manufacturing and construction
  • 07: Agriculture and veterinary
  • 08: Health and welfare
  • 09: Services
  • 98: RF
  • 99: DK

Information on Degree Completed (EDDI) - Question identifier:EDDI_Q40

More specifically, what was the main field of study or specialization?

Long Answer Length = 250

Information on Degree Completed (EDDI) - Question identifier:EDDI_Q45

Did you obtain this education in Canada?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Information on Degree Completed (EDDI) - Question identifier:EDDI_Q50

In what country did you attain this level of education?

  • 01: China (People's Republic of)
  • 02: Germany
  • 03: Hong Kong
  • 04: India
  • 05: Italy
  • 06: Jamaica
  • 07: Philippines
  • 08: United Kingdom (e.g. England, Scotland, Wales, North Ireland)
  • 09: United States
  • 10: Other
  • 98: RF
  • 99: DK

Information on Degree Completed (EDDI) - Question identifier:EDDI_Q55

What country was that?

Long Answer Length = 80

Expectations about education (EDEX)

Expectations about education (EDEX) - Question identifier:EDEX_Q05

What is the highest level of education that you expect to complete?

  • 01: Not expecting to graduate from high school
  • 02: Graduate from high school
  • 03: Learn a trade (apprenticeship, technical institute, trade or vocational school)
  • 04: Private business school or private training institute
  • 05: Postsecondary - level unknown
  • 06: CEGEP, College, community college
  • 07: University - level unknown
  • 08: University certificate or diploma below bachelor's degree
  • 09: Bachelor's degree (e.g., B.A., B.Sc., B.Ed., B.A.Sc., B.Eng.)
  • 10: First professional degree (degree in law (LL.B.), medicine (M.D.), dentistry (D.D.S., D.M.D), veterinary medicine (D.V.M.), optometry (O.D.), divinity)
  • 11: Above bachelor's degree diploma or certificate
  • 12: Master's degree (e.g., M.A., M.Sc., M.Ed, M.B.A., M.A.Sc., M.Eng.)
  • 13: Doctorate's degree (e.g., Ph.D., D.Sc., D.Ed.)
  • 14: Not expecting to go further
  • 98: RF
  • 99: DK

Sources of Funding for Postsecondary Education (EDFS)

Sources of Funding for Postsecondary Education (EDFS) - Question identifier:EDFS_R01

The following questions are about sources of funding used to pay for your postsecondary education.

Sources of Funding for Postsecondary Education (EDFS) - Question identifier:EDFS_Q01

Since January 2014, what sources of funding have you used to pay for your education?

  • 01: Government student loans, including both provincial and federal student loans
  • 02: Private bank loans or lines of credit (LOC)
  • 03: Federal and/or provincial governments, in grants, bursaries, or scholarships. Include funds received from Canada student grants.
  • 04: Grants, bursaries or scholarships from sources other than governments
  • 05: Registered Education Savings Plan (RESP)
  • 06: Loans from your parents, spouse, partner or family
  • 07: Gifts or inheritances from parents or other relatives that do not have to be repaid
  • 08: Employment earnings
  • 09: Other sources
  • 98: RF
  • 99: DK

Sources of Funding for Postsecondary Education (EDFS) - Question identifier:EDFS_Q05

And which of these was the most important? By most important, we mean the source that represents the highest amount used to pay for your education.

  • 01: Government student loans, including both provincial and federal student loans
  • 02: Private bank loans or lines of credit (LOC)
  • 03: Federal and/or provincial governments, in grants, bursaries, or scholarships. Include funds received from Canada student grants.
  • 04: Grants, bursaries or scholarships from sources other than governments
  • 05: Registered Education Savings Plan (RESP)
  • 06: Loans from your parents, spouse, partner or family
  • 07: Gifts or inheritances from parents or other relatives that do not have to be repaid
  • 08: Employment earnings
  • 09: Other sources
  • 98: RF
  • 99: DK

Sources of Funding for Postsecondary Education (EDFS) - Question identifier:EDFS_Q10

Since January 2014, how much debt have you accrued to pay for your postsecondary education? Exclude amounts already paid back and amounts that do not need to be repaid.

Min = 0; Max = 250000

Sources of Funding for Postsecondary Education (EDFS) - Question identifier:EDFS_Q15

In total, how much debt have you accrued so far to pay for your postsecondary education? Exclude amounts already paid back and amounts that do not need to be repaid.

Min = 0; Max = 500000

Sources of Funding for Postsecondary Education (EDFS) - Question identifier:EDFS_Q20

How much of this debt is from government student loans?

Min = 0; Max = 500000

RESP Use in Postsecondary Education - Prospective (EDRE)

RESP Use in Postsecondary Education - Prospective (EDRE) - Question identifier:EDRE_R10

I would now like to ask you about the use of RESPs in your postsecondary education. Again, this is for the programs you completed or have been enrolled in between January 2014 and now.

RESP Use in Postsecondary Education - Prospective (EDRE) - Question identifier:EDRE_Q10

Were your studies funded at all or in part through an RESP?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

RESP Use in Postsecondary Education - Prospective (EDRE) - Question identifier:EDRE_Q20

How would you rank the importance of having an RESP in your decision to attend post-secondary education?

  • 1: No importance
  • 2: Somewhat important
  • 3: Very important
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

RESP Use in Postsecondary Education - Prospective (EDRE) - Question identifier:EDRE_Q25

What was the value of your RESP at the end of 2015? Include earnings and interest as well as the Canada Education Savings Grant (CESG) and the Canada Learning Bond (CLB).

Min = 0; Max = 15000000

RESP Use in Postsecondary Education - Prospective (EDRE) - Question identifier:EDRE_Q30

In total, how much has been withdrawn from your RESP to pursue your studies?

Min = 0; Max = 15000000

RESP Use in Postsecondary Education - Prospective (EDRE) - Question identifier:EDRE_Q40

Have the total savings from RESPs covered...?

  • 1: The entire cost of your post-secondary education
  • 2: More than half the cost of your post-secondary education
  • 3: Less than half the cost of your post-secondary education
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Work Integrated Learning (EDWL)

Work Integrated Learning (EDWL) - Question identifier:EDWL_Q05

Since January 2014, did you have a job at any point during your postsecondary education? The job could have been outside of your studies or part of your program requirements, paid or unpaid.

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Work Integrated Learning (EDWL) - Question identifier:EDWL_Q10

Were any of those jobs related to your studies or program?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Work Integrated Learning (EDWL) - Question identifier:EDWL_Q15

Would you have liked to have had a job that was related to your studies or program?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Work Integrated Learning (EDWL) - Question identifier:EDWL_Q20

For what reasons did you not have a job that was related to your studies?

  • 1: Program did not offer a work placement option
  • 2: Did not meet the academic requirements to participate in a work placement
  • 3: Could not find employment in my field
  • 4: Could not afford the costs associated with the position (i.e., fees, transportation)
  • 5: Could not afford an unpaid position
  • 6: I was not interested in such a job
  • 7: Other
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Work Integrated Learning (EDWL) - Question identifier:EDWL_Q35

Thinking about the last job you had in school that was related to your studies, was this job a part of your program, such as a co-op or practicum?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Work Integrated Learning (EDWL) - Question identifier:EDWL_Q40

What type of support, if any, did your postsecondary institution provide to help you find or maintain this job?

  • 1: Career guidance
  • 2: Support finding an employer
  • 3: Financial support
  • 4: Résumé writing or interview skills help
  • 5: Other
  • 6: None
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Work Integrated Learning (EDWL) - Question identifier:EDWL_Q50

Did you receive academic credit for it?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Work Integrated Learning (EDWL) - Question identifier:EDWL_Q55

Was this job paid or unpaid?

  • 1: Paid
  • 2: Unpaid
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Work Integrated Learning (EDWL) - Question identifier:EDWL_Q60

In what year did you start working at this job?

Min = 2014; Max = 2016

Work Integrated Learning (EDWL) - Question identifier:EDWL_Q65

In what year did you stop working at this job?

Min = 0000; Max = 9995

Work Integrated Learning (EDWL) - Question identifier:EDWL_Q70

Did this job provide you with the knowledge and experience needed to help you obtain your first career job?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Labour Market Activities Minimal (LMAM)

Labour Market Activities Minimal (LMAM) - Question identifier:LMAM_Q01

Many of the following questions concern your activities last week. By last week, I mean the week beginning on ["last Sunday"], and ending ["last Saturday"].

Last week, did you work at a job or business?
(regardless of the number of hours)

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Labour Market Activities Minimal (LMAM) - Question identifier:LMAM_Q02

Last week, did you have a job or business from which you were absent?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Labour Market Activities Minimal (LMAM) - Question identifier:LMAM_Q03

What was the main reason you were absent from work last week?

  • 01: Own illness or disability
  • 02: Caring for own children
  • 03: Caring for elder relative (60 years of age or older)
  • 04: Maternity or parental leave
  • 05: Other personal or family responsibilities
  • 06: Vacation
  • 07: Labour dispute (strike or lockout) (Employees only)
  • 08: Temporary layoff due to business conditions (Employees only)
  • 09: Seasonal layoff (Employees only)
  • 10: Casual job, no work available (Employees only)
  • 11: Work schedule (e.g., shift work) (Employees only)
  • 12: Self-employed, no work available (Self-employed only)
  • 13: Seasonal business (Excluding employees)
  • 14: Other
  • 98: RF
  • 99: DK

Labour Force Status (LMA2)

Labour Force Status (LMA2) - Question identifier:LMA2_Q04

In the 4 weeks ending ["last Saturday"], did you do anything to find work?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Labour Force Status (LMA2) - Question identifier:LMA2_Q05

Last week, did you have a job to start at a definite date in the future?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Labour Force Status (LMA2) - Question identifier:LMA2_Q06

Will you start that job before or after [four weeks after the reference week]?

  • 1: Before the date above
  • 2: On or after the date above
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Labour Force Status (LMA2) - Question identifier:LMA2_Q07

Did you want a job with more or less than 30 hours per week?

  • 1: 30 or more hours per week
  • 2: Less than 30 hours per week
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Labour Force Status (LMA2) - Question identifier:LMA2_Q08

Could you have worked last week [if you had been recalled/if a suitable job had been offered]?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Labour Force Status (LMA2) - Question identifier:LMA2_Q09

What was the main reason you were not available to work last week?

  • 01: Own illness or disability
  • 02: Caring for own children
  • 03: Caring for elder relative (60 years of age or older)
  • 04: Other personal or family responsibilities
  • 05: Going to school
  • 06: Vacation
  • 07: Already has a job
  • 08: Other
  • 98: RF
  • 99: DK

Not in Labour Force (LMNL)

Not in Labour Force (LMNL) - Question identifier:LMNL_Q05

Did you want to work at a job last week?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Not in Labour Force (LMNL) - Question identifier:LMNL_Q10

How many hours did you want to work per week?

  • 1: 30 or more
  • 2: Less than 30
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Not in Labour Force (LMNL) - Question identifier:LMNL_Q15

What was the main reason you did not look for work last week?

  • 01: Own illness or disability
  • 02: Caring for own children
  • 03: Caring for an elder relative
  • 04: Other personal or family responsibilities
  • 05: Going to school
  • 06: Waiting for recall to former job
  • 07: Waiting for replies from employers
  • 08: Believed no work was available (in area, or suited to skills)
  • 09: Other
  • 98: RF
  • 99: DK

Not in Labour Force (LMNL) - Question identifier:LMNL_Q20

Last week, could you have worked if [you had been recalled to work/a suitable job had been offered]?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Not in Labour Force (LMNL) - Question identifier:LMNL_Q25

What was the main reason you were not available to work last week?

  • 01: Own illness or disability
  • 02: Caring for own children
  • 03: Caring for an elder relative
  • 04: Other personal or family responsibilities
  • 05: Going to school
  • 06: Vacation
  • 07: Already had a job
  • 08: Other
  • 98: RF
  • 99: DK

Job Search - Not working (LSUS)

Job Search - Not working (LSUS) - Question identifier:LSUS_Q01

How many months in total have you been looking for paid work?

Min = 0; Max = 99

Job Search - Not working (LSUS) - Question identifier:LSUS_Q05

During the last 4 weeks, about how many hours did you spend on activities related to looking for work?

Min = 0; Max = 240

Job Search - Not working (LSUS) - Question identifier:LSUS_Q10

Did you look for work outside your community (city, town or village)? (More than 60 km)

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Job Search - Not working (LSUS) - Question identifier:LSUS_Q15

Did you look for work outside the province?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Job Search - Not working (LSUS) - Question identifier:LSUS_Q20

What is the most important thing that you did in the last four weeks to find work or find a new job?

  • 01: Employment agency (public or private)
  • 02: Contacted employers directly (resumé, visit, call, interview)
  • 03: Looked at job ads
  • 04: Contacted union
  • 05: Internet access or kiosk
  • 06: Organization / networking community
  • 07: Checked with friends or relatives
  • 08: Placed or answered job ads
  • 09: Other
  • 98: RF
  • 99: DK

Unemployed and Discouraged Workers (LSUP)

Unemployed and Discouraged Workers (LSUP) - Question identifier:LSUP_Q05

On a scale from 0 to 100, where "0" means that you think there is absolutely no chance and "100" means that you think it is absolutely certain it will happen, what do you think is the percent chance that you will:

Find an acceptable job in the next three months?

Min = 0; Max = 100

Unemployed and Discouraged Workers (LSUP) - Question identifier:LSUP_Q10

Imagine that you found a job like the one you're looking for at this time. What is the lowest amount of pay, before taxes, that you would be prepared to accept?

  • 01: Per hour
  • 02: Per day
  • 03: Per week
  • 04: Per two weeks
  • 05: Per month
  • 06: Per year
  • 07: Minimum wage
  • 08: Other
  • 98: RF
  • 99: DK

Unemployed and Discouraged Workers (LSUP) - Question identifier:LSUP_N11

(Imagine that you found a job like the one you're looking for at this time. What is the lowest amount of pay, before taxes, that you would be prepared to accept?)

Enter amount.

Min = 0; Max = 999999

Unemployed and Discouraged Workers (LSUP) - Question identifier:LSUP_Q15

Would you move to another location in the province if a suitable job were offered?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Unemployed and Discouraged Workers (LSUP) - Question identifier:LSUP_Q20

Would you move to another province if a suitable job were offered?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Unemployed and Discouraged Workers (LSUP) - Question identifier:LSUP_Q25

Would you accept a job if it involved a different type of work than what you are currently looking for?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Unemployed and Discouraged Workers (LSUP) - Question identifier:LSUP_Q30

Would you accept a job that you felt you were overqualified for?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Unemployed and Discouraged Workers (LSUP) - Question identifier:LSUP_Q35

Would you be willing to retrain to learn new skills or update old ones?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Unemployed and Discouraged Workers (LSUP) - Question identifier:LSUP_Q40

Why are you unable to retrain?

  • 1: Cost
  • 2: Too old to learn new skills
  • 3: Not interested
  • 4: No work nearby
  • 5: Travel, commute
  • 6: Other
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Unemployed and Discouraged Workers (LSUP) - Question identifier:LSUP_Q45

At this time, what would help you most to find a job?

  • 01: Skills training (i.e. Computer, language, writing, skilled trades etc.)
  • 02: More education (academic)
  • 03: Child care assistance
  • 04: Work experience
  • 05: Job finding clubs
  • 06: Resume writing skills
  • 07: Moving to another city / region
  • 08: Help in starting a business / entrepreneurship training
  • 09: Transportation
  • 10: Contacts or networking
  • 11: Better health / younger / older
  • 12: More jobs / work available
  • 13: Other
  • 98: RF
  • 99: DK

Unemployed and Discouraged Workers (LSUP) - Question identifier:LSUP_Q50

How many job offers have you had since you became unemployed?

Min = 0; Max = 20

Labour Force Status Vector (LDV1)

Labour Force Status Vector (LDV1) - Question identifier:LDV1_R20

Now I would like to ask you about your work activity since January 2014.

Labour Force Status Vector (LDV1) - Question identifier:LDV1_Q20

Did you work at a job or business in January 2014?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Labour Force Status Vector Sub-Block (LDV2)

Labour Force Status Vector Sub-Block (LDV2) - Question identifier:LDV2_Q05

Did you work at a job or business since ["month of last unemployment spell"]?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Labour Force Status Vector Sub-Block (LDV2) - Question identifier:LDV2_Q10

What was the first month since ["month of last unemployment spell"] that you worked?

  • 02: February 2014
  • 03: March 2014
  • 04: April 2014
  • 05: May 2014
  • 06: June 2014
  • 07: July 2014
  • 08: August 2014
  • 09: September 2014
  • 10: October 2014
  • 11: November 2014
  • 12: December 2014
  • 13: January 2015
  • 14: February 2015
  • 15: March 2015
  • 16: April 2015
  • 17: May 2015
  • 18: June 2015
  • 19: July 2015
  • 20: August 2015
  • 21: September 2015
  • 22: October 2015
  • 23: November 2015
  • 24: December 2015
  • 25: January 2016
  • 26: February 2016
  • 27: March 2016
  • 28: April 2016
  • 29: May 2016
  • 30: June 2016
  • 31: July 2016
  • 32: August 2016
  • 33: September 2016
  • 34: October 2016
  • 35: November 2016
  • 36: December 2016
  • 98: RF
  • 99: DK

Labour Force Status Vector Sub-Block (LDV2) - Question identifier:LDV2_Q15

Have you worked every month since ["month of last employment spell"]?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Labour Force Status Vector Sub-Block (LDV2) - Question identifier:LDV2_Q20

What was the first month since ["month of last employment spell"] that you did not work?

  • 02: February 2014
  • 03: March 2014
  • 04: April 2014
  • 05: May 2014
  • 06: June 2014
  • 07: July 2014
  • 08: August 2014
  • 09: September 2014
  • 10: October 2014
  • 11: November 2014
  • 12: December 2014
  • 13: January 2015
  • 14: February 2015
  • 15: March 2015
  • 16: April 2015
  • 17: May 2015
  • 18: June 2015
  • 19: July 2015
  • 20: August 2015
  • 21: September 2015
  • 22: October 2015
  • 23: November 2015
  • 24: December 2015
  • 25: January 2016
  • 26: February 2016
  • 27: March 2016
  • 28: April 2016
  • 29: May 2016
  • 30: June 2016
  • 31: July 2016
  • 32: August 2016
  • 33: September 2016
  • 34: October 2016
  • 35: November 2016
  • 36: December 2016
  • 98: RF
  • 99: DK

Labour Force Status Vector Sub-Block (LDV2) - Question identifier:LDV2_Q30

Did you have a job that you were absent from in ["month of unemployment spell"]?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Labour Force Status Vector Sub-Block (LDV2) - Question identifier:LDV2_Q31

Did you have a job that you were absent from between ["months of unemployment spell"]?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Labour Force Status Vector Sub-Block (LDV2) - Question identifier:LDV2_Q35

What was the main reason you were absent from work during that period?

  • 01: Own illness or disability
  • 02: Caring for own children
  • 03: Caring for elder relative (60 years of age or older)
  • 04: Maternity or parental leave
  • 05: Other personal or family responsibilities
  • 06: Vacation
  • 07: Labour dispute (strike or lockout) (Employees only)
  • 08: Temporary layoff due to business conditions (Employees only)
  • 09: Seasonal layoff (Employees only)
  • 10: Casual job, no work available (Employees only)
  • 11: Work schedule (e.g., shift work) (Employees only)
  • 12: Self-employed, no work available (Self-employed only)
  • 13: Seasonal business (Excluding employees)
  • 14: Other
  • 98: RF
  • 99: DK

Labour Force Status Vector Sub-Block (LDV2) - Question identifier:LDV2_Q40

Did you look for work in ["month of unemployment spell"]?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Labour Force Status Vector Sub-Block (LDV2) - Question identifier:LDV2_Q41

Did you look for work at any time between ["months of unemployment spell"]?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Labour Force Status Vector Sub-Block (LDV2) - Question identifier:LDV2_Q45

During which months did you look for work?

  • 01: January 2014
  • 02: February 2014
  • 03: March 2014
  • 04: April 2014
  • 05: May 2014
  • 06: June 2014
  • 07: July 2014
  • 08: August 2014
  • 09: September 2014
  • 10: October 2014
  • 11: November 2014
  • 12: December 2014
  • 13: January 2015
  • 14: February 2015
  • 15: March 2015
  • 16: April 2015
  • 17: May 2015
  • 18: June 2015
  • 19: July 2015
  • 20: August 2015
  • 21: September 2015
  • 22: October 2015
  • 23: November 2015
  • 24: December 2015
  • 25: January 2016
  • 26: February 2016
  • 27: March 2016
  • 28: April 2016
  • 29: May 2016
  • 30: June 2016
  • 31: July 2016
  • 32: August 2016
  • 33: September 2016
  • 34: October 2016
  • 35: November 2016
  • 36: December 2016
  • 98: RF
  • 99: DK

Labour Force Status Vector Sub-Block (LDV2) - Question identifier:LDV2_Q50

What were your usual number of hours worked per week at all jobs in ["month of employment spell"]?

Min = 0.0; Max = 168.0

Labour Force Status Vector Sub-Block (LDV2) - Question identifier:LDV2_Q51

What were your usual number of hours worked per week at all jobs between ["months of employment spell"]?

Min = 0.0; Max = 168.0

Labour Force Status Vector Sub-Block (LDV2) - Question identifier:LDV2_Q53

Did you usually work more or less than 30 hours per week?

  • 1: 30 hours or more
  • 2: Less than 30 hours
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Last Interview's Job - Update (LMLU)

Last Interview's Job - Update (LMLU) - Question identifier:LMLU_Q05

Last time we interviewed you (that is, in ["month/year of last interview"]), you were working for ["employer name from last interview"]. Is that correct?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Last Interview's Job - Update (LMLU) - Question identifier:LMLU_Q10

Are you still working for this [business/employer]?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Last Interview's Job - Update (LMLU) - Question identifier:LMLU_Q15

Is this still your main job? By main job, I mean the job or business at which you worked the most hours last week.

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Last Interview's Job - Update (LMLU) - Question identifier:LMLU_Q20

When did you stop working for this [business/employer]?

Min = 2014; Max = 2016

Last Interview's Job - Update (LMLU) - Question identifier:LMLU_N21

(When did you stop working for this [business/employer]?)

Select month. If necessary, ask: (In what month?)

  • 01: January
  • 02: February
  • 03: March
  • 04: April
  • 05: May
  • 06: June
  • 07: July
  • 08: August
  • 09: September
  • 10: October
  • 11: November
  • 12: December
  • 98: RF
  • 99: DK

Last Interview's Job - Update (LMLU) - Question identifier:LMLU_Q25

Could you tell me the main reason you stopped working at this job?

  • 01: I was dismissed
  • 02: I was laid-off
  • 03: It was a temporary job that came to an end
  • 04: I resigned
  • 05: I gave up work for health reasons
  • 06: I took early retirement
  • 07: I retired (at, or after, age 60)
  • 08: I gave up work because of family responsibilities or child care
  • 09: I gave up work in order to study
  • 10: I left for some other reason
  • 98: RF
  • 99: DK

Last Interview's Job - Update (LMLU) - Question identifier:LMLU_Q30

Did you work at a job or business since ["month/year job ceased"]?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Main Job Introduction (LMMI)

Main Job Introduction (LMMI) - Question identifier:LMMI_Q01

In the last week, did you have one job or one business or was there more than one?

  • 1: One job or business
  • 2: More than one job or business
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Main Job Introduction (LMMI) - Question identifier:LMMI_R10

The next questions are about the job or business where you worked the most hours last week. If you had two jobs or businesses, where you worked the same amount of time, choose the job or business where you earned the most. We will refer to this as "your current job" or "your current business".

Main Job Introduction (LMMI) - Question identifier:LMMI_R15

The next questions are about the job or business where you worked during the last week. We will refer to this as "your current job" or "your current business".

Last Job - Introduction (LMLI)

Last Job - Introduction (LMLI) - Question identifier:LMLI_R05

The next questions are about the last job or business you had. This is the job or business you had before you last stopped working.

Characteristics of Work - General (LMCW)

Characteristics of Work - General (LMCW) - Question identifier:LMCW_Q10

Were you an employee or self-employed?

  • 1: Employee
  • 2: Self-employed
  • 3: Working in a family business without pay
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Characteristics of Work - General (LMCW) - Question identifier:LMCW_Q11

Did you have an incorporated business?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Characteristics of Work - General (LMCW) - Question identifier:LMCW_Q15

What was the name of your business?

Long Answer Length = 80

Characteristics of Work - General (LMCW) - Question identifier:LMCW_Q20

For whom did you work?

Long Answer Length = 80

Characteristics of Work - General (LMCW) - Question identifier:LMCW_Q25

What kind of business, industry or service was this?

Long Answer Length = 80

Characteristics of Work - General (LMCW) - Question identifier:LMCW_Q30

What was your work or occupation?

Long Answer Length = 80

Characteristics of Work - General (LMCW) - Question identifier:LMCW_Q35

In this work, what were your main activities?

Long Answer Length = 80

Characteristics of Work - General (LMCW) - Question identifier:LMCW_Q40

[Excluding overtime, on average, how many paid hours do you usually work per week?/On average, how many hours do you usually work per week?/Excluding overtime, on average, how many paid hours did you usually work per week?/On average, how many hours did you usually work per week?]

Min = 0.1; Max = 168.0

Overtime and hours without pay per week (LMOT)

Overtime and hours without pay per week (LMOT) - Question identifier:LMOT_Q05

How many hours of paid overtime [do/did] you usually work at this job per week?

Min = 0.0; Max = 168.0

Overtime and hours without pay per week (LMOT) - Question identifier:LMOT_Q10

How many extra hours without pay [do/did] you usually work at this job per week?

Min = 0.0; Max = 168.0

Job Characteristics - Employee (LMEC)

Job Characteristics - Employee (LMEC) - Question identifier:LMEC_Q05

In which year did you start working for your [current/last] employer?

Min = 1900; Max = 2016

Job Characteristics - Employee (LMEC) - Question identifier:LMEC_Q10

And in which month?

  • 01: January
  • 02: February
  • 03: March
  • 04: April
  • 05: May
  • 06: June
  • 07: July
  • 08: August
  • 09: September
  • 10: October
  • 11: November
  • 12: December
  • 98: RF
  • 99: DK

Job Characteristics - Employee (LMEC) - Question identifier:LMEC_Q15

How many people [work/worked] for your employer at your place of work? Would that be...?

  • 1: 1 to 10 people
  • 2: 11 to 50 people
  • 3: 51 to 250 people
  • 4: 251 to 1,000 people
  • 5: More than 1,000 people
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Job Characteristics - Employee (LMEC) - Question identifier:LMEC_Q20

Over the last 12 months, has the number of people working at the place where you work...?

  • 1: Increased
  • 2: Decreased
  • 3: Stayed more or less the same
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Job Characteristics - Employee (LMEC) - Question identifier:LMEC_Q25

Is the place where you work part of a larger firm or organisation?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Job Characteristics - Employee (LMEC) - Question identifier:LMEC_Q30

Do you manage or supervise other employees?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Job Characteristics - Employee (LMEC) - Question identifier:LMEC_Q35

How many employees do you supervise or manage directly or indirectly? Would that be...?

  • 1: 1 to 5 people
  • 2: 6 to 10 people
  • 3: 11 to 24 people
  • 4: 25 to 99 people
  • 5: 100 or more people
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Job Characteristics - Employee (LMEC) - Question identifier:LMEC_Q40

What kind of employment contract [do/did] you have? [Is/Was] that...?

  • 01: A permanent contract
  • 02: A seasonal job
  • 03: A term or contract job
  • 04: A casual job
  • 05: Other temporary jobs
  • 06: An apprenticeship or other training scheme
  • 07: No contract
  • 08: Other
  • 98: RF
  • 99: DK

Job Characteristics - Employee (LMEC) - Question identifier:LMEC_Q45

In your job with your current employer, are you covered by a union contract or collective agreement?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Job Characteristics - Employee (LMEC) - Question identifier:LMEC_Q50

How did you find this job?

  • 01: Employment agency (public or private)
  • 02: Contacted employers directly (resumé, visit, call, interview)
  • 03: Looked at job ads
  • 04: Contacted union
  • 05: Internet access or kiosk
  • 06: Organization / networking community
  • 07: Checked with friends or relatives
  • 08: Placed or answered job ads
  • 09: Other
  • 98: RF
  • 99: DK

Job Characteristics - Employee (LMEC) - Question identifier:LMEC_Q55

[Compared to two years ago/Since you started working for this employer],...

  • 1: has the overall complexity of your job increased?
  • 2: have your responsibilities at work increased?
  • 3: has the pace of work increased?
  • 4: has your pay increased?
  • 5: none of the above
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Job Characteristics - Self-Employed (LMSC)

Job Characteristics - Self-Employed (LMSC) - Question identifier:LMSC_Q05

In which year did you start working in your [current/last] business?

Min = 1900; Max = 2016

Job Characteristics - Self-Employed (LMSC) - Question identifier:LMSC_Q10

And in which month was that?

  • 01: January
  • 02: February
  • 03: March
  • 04: April
  • 05: May
  • 06: June
  • 07: July
  • 08: August
  • 09: September
  • 10: October
  • 11: November
  • 12: December
  • 98: RF
  • 99: DK

Job Characteristics - Self-Employed (LMSC) - Question identifier:LMSC_Q15

[Do/Did] you have employees working for you? Please include family members [working/who worked] paid or unpaid in the business.

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Job Characteristics - Self-Employed (LMSC) - Question identifier:LMSC_Q20

How many people [do/did] you employ? Would that be...?

  • 1: 1 to 10 people
  • 2: 11 to 50 people
  • 3: 51 to 250 people
  • 4: 251 to 1,000 people
  • 5: More than 1,000 people
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Last Job - Not Currently Working (LMLJ)

Last Job - Not Currently Working (LMLJ) - Question identifier:LMLJ_Q05

Could you tell me the main reason you stopped working at this job?

  • 01: I was dismissed
  • 02: I was laid-off
  • 03: It was a temporary job that came to an end
  • 04: I resigned
  • 05: I gave up work for health reasons
  • 06: I took early retirement
  • 07: I retired (at, or after, age 60)
  • 08: I gave up work because of family responsibilities or child care
  • 09: I gave up work in order to study
  • 10: I left for some other reason
  • 98: RF
  • 99: DK

Job Educational Requirements (LMJE)

Job Educational Requirements (LMJE) - Question identifier:LMJE_Q05

Again referring to your current job: If applying today, what would be the usual educational qualification required, if any, to qualify for your position?

  • 01: No formal education or below grade 6
  • 02: Grade 6
  • 03: Less than high school diploma
  • 04: High school diploma or equivalent
  • 05: Trade/vocational certificate
  • 06: Apprenticeship certificate
  • 07: Non-university certificate or diploma from a college, school of nursing, technical institute
  • 08: University certificate or diploma below bachelor's degree
  • 09: Bachelor's degree
  • 10: University certificate above the bachelor's
  • 11: First professional degree (degree in law (LL.B.), medicine (M.D.), dentistry (D.D.S., D.M.D), veterinary medicine (D.V.M.), optometry (O.D.), divinity)
  • 12: Master's
  • 13: Ph.D
  • 98: RF
  • 99: DK

Job Educational Requirements (LMJE) - Question identifier:LMJE_Q10

Thinking about whether this qualification is necessary for doing your job satisfactorily, which of the following statements would be most true?

  • 1: This level is necessary
  • 2: A lower level would be sufficient
  • 3: A higher level would be needed
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Job Educational Requirements (LMJE) - Question identifier:LMJE_Q15

Supposing that someone with this level of qualification were applying today, how much related work experience would they need to get this job? Would that be...?

  • 1: None
  • 2: Less than 1 month
  • 3: 1 to 6 months
  • 4: 7 to 11 months
  • 5: 1 or 2 years
  • 6: 3 years or more
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Self-assessment of skills increase (LMSI)

Self-assessment of skills increase (LMSI) - Question identifier:LMSI_Q01

Thinking about the skills you use on your current job, would you say that your skills have changed over the last two years?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Self-assessment of skills increase (LMSI) - Question identifier:LMSI_Q05

Has your skill level...?

  • 1: Decreased (for example, memory is worse so tasks take longer; manual dexterity is not as good as before; I generally find it harder to achieve as much as I did before)
  • 2: Increased somewhat (for example, I do things a little more quickly; I can do things at a little higher level than I could before; I can do new things)
  • 3: Increased a lot (for example, I am much better at my job; I have learned a lot more; I can do many more things, or some new things at a high level)
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Self-assessment of skills increase (LMSI) - Question identifier:LMSI_Q10

How did your skill level increase?

  • 01: Workshops, tutorials and seminars [made available by your employer]
  • 02: Computer assisted, correspondence or online training [made available by your employer]
  • 03: Self study
  • 04: Practice
  • 05: Being shown how to perform a task
  • 06: Being assigned to work with someone for instruction or guidance
  • 07: Reading manuals, training notes or other materials
  • 08: Acquiring knowledge or skills relevant to a job through discussions or meetings.
  • 09: Other training you received outside of your employer
  • 10: Formal education
  • 11: Other
  • 98: RF
  • 99: DK

Self-assessment of skills increase (LMSI) - Question identifier:LMSI_Q15

Which of those activities increased your skill level the most?

  • 01: Workshops, tutorials and seminars [made available by your employer]
  • 02: Computer assisted, correspondence or online training [made available by your employer]
  • 03: Self study
  • 04: Practice
  • 05: Being shown how to perform a task
  • 06: Being assigned to work with someone for instruction or guidance
  • 07: Reading manuals, training notes or other materials
  • 08: Acquiring knowledge or skills relevant to a job through discussions or meetings.
  • 09: Other training you received outside of your employer
  • 10: Formal education
  • 11: Other
  • 98: RF
  • 99: DK

Structured Job-Related Training (LMTR)

Structured Job-Related Training (LMTR) - Question identifier:LMTR_Q05

Over the last two years, have you taken any workshops, tutorials or seminars made available by your employer?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Structured Job-Related Training (LMTR) - Question identifier:LMTR_Q10

Were you offered any?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Structured Job-Related Training (LMTR) - Question identifier:LMTR_Q15

Over the last two years, have you taken any computer assisted, correspondence or online training made available by your employer?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Structured Job-Related Training (LMTR) - Question identifier:LMTR_Q20

Were you offered any?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Structured Job-Related Training (LMTR) - Question identifier:LMTR_Q25

Among the workshops, tutorials or seminars you took, was the most important one a university or college degree course?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Structured Job-Related Training (LMTR) - Question identifier:LMTR_Q30

Among the computer assisted, correspondence or online training you took, was the most important one a university or college degree course?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Structured Job-Related Training (LMTR) - Question identifier:LMTR_Q35

Among the training you took, was the most important one a university or college degree course?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Structured Job-Related Training (LMTR) - Question identifier:LMTR_Q40

Did you take this training during or outside work hours or both?

  • 1: During working hours
  • 2: Outside working hours
  • 3: During and outside working hours
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Structured Job-Related Training (LMTR) - Question identifier:LMTR_Q45

What were your objectives in taking this training? Was it to...?

  • 01: Increase your income
  • 02: Avoid losing your job
  • 03: Meet requirements
  • 04: Start your own business
  • 05: Perform better at your job or increase your knowledge
  • 06: Prepare for your first career or find a job
  • 07: Change careers or get a promotion
  • 08: Other
  • 98: RF
  • 99: DK

Structured Job-Related Training (LMTR) - Question identifier:LMTR_Q50

How long was the training? (Include only the time actually spent in training sessions.)

  • 1: Days
  • 2: Hours
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Structured Job-Related Training (LMTR) - Question identifier:LMTR_N51

(How long was the training? (Include only the time actually spent in training sessions.))

Enter the total number of days.

Min = 000.1; Max = 730

Structured Job-Related Training (LMTR) - Question identifier:LMTR_N52

(How long was the training? (Include only the time actually spent in training sessions.))

Enter the total number of hours.

Min = 000.1; Max = 999.9

Structured Job-Related Training (LMTR) - Question identifier:LMTR_Q55

Was this training focused on procedures, products, software or equipment unique to your employer?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Structured Job-Related Training (LMTR) - Question identifier:LMTR_Q60

How useful do you think this training would be if you were to work for another employer in the same industry?

  • 1: Very useful
  • 2: Fairly useful
  • 3: Of little use
  • 4: No use
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Employee Pay (LMEP)

Employee Pay (LMEP) - Question identifier:LMEP_Q05

What is the easiest way for you to report your usual gross wage or salary for your current job? Would it be...?

  • 01: Per hour
  • 02: Per day
  • 03: Per week
  • 04: Per two weeks
  • 05: Per month
  • 06: Per year
  • 07: Piece rate
  • 08: I get no salary or wage at all
  • 98: RF
  • 99: DK

Employee Pay (LMEP) - Question identifier:LMEP_Q10

Could you please specify how many hours on average it takes to produce one piece?

Min = 0; Max = 9999.99

Employee Pay (LMEP) - Question identifier:LMEP_Q15

What is your usual gross pay [per hour/per day/per week/per two weeks/per month/per year/per piece]? Please give as good an approximation as you can. By gross, we mean before deductions for tax, social assistance contributions, and the like. Please include any regular overtime pay, regular bonuses, tips and commissions. Don't include annual bonuses such as a 13th month or holiday pay.

Min = 0; Max = 999999.99

Employee Pay (LMEP) - Question identifier:LMEP_Q25

Would you be prepared to answer this question if we ask it in broad categories?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Employee Pay (LMEP) - Question identifier:LMEP_Q30

How much would you estimate your usual gross pay per hour is?

  • 1: Less than $9
  • 2: $9 to less than $14
  • 3: $14 to less than $17
  • 4: $17 to less than $25
  • 5: $25 to less than $35
  • 6: $35 or more
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Employee Pay (LMEP) - Question identifier:LMEP_Q31

How much would you estimate your usual gross pay per day is?

  • 1: Less than $70
  • 2: $70 to less than $110
  • 3: $110 to less than $135
  • 4: $135 to less than $200
  • 5: $200 to less than $275
  • 6: $275 or more
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Employee Pay (LMEP) - Question identifier:LMEP_Q32

How much would you estimate your usual gross pay per week is?

  • 1: Less than $200
  • 2: $200 to less than $400
  • 3: $400 to less than $700
  • 4: $700 to less than $1,000
  • 5: $1,000 to less than $1,350
  • 6: $1,350 or more
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Employee Pay (LMEP) - Question identifier:LMEP_Q33

How much would you estimate your usual gross pay per two weeks is?

  • 1: Less than $400
  • 2: $400 to less than $800
  • 3: $800 to less than $1,400
  • 4: $1,400 to less than $2,000
  • 5: $2,000 to less than $2,700
  • 6: $2,700 or more
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Employee Pay (LMEP) - Question identifier:LMEP_Q34

How much would you estimate your usual gross pay per month is?

  • 1: Less than $900
  • 2: $900 to less than $1,700
  • 3: $1,700 to less than $2,900
  • 4: $2,900 to less than $4,300
  • 5: $4,300 to less than $5,800
  • 6: $5,800 or more
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Employee Pay (LMEP) - Question identifier:LMEP_Q35

How much would you estimate your usual gross pay per year is?

  • 1: Less than $25,000
  • 2: $25,000 to less than $50,000
  • 3: $50,000 to less than $75,000
  • 4: $75,000 to less than $100,000
  • 5: $100,000 to less than $125,000
  • 6: $125,000 or more
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Employee Pay (LMEP) - Question identifier:LMEP_Q40

In addition to your usual pay, do you receive any other payments related to this job, such as annual bonuses, for example a 13th month or holiday pay?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Employee Pay (LMEP) - Question identifier:LMEP_Q45

In total, how much were these additional payments last year? Please think in terms of gross payments.

Min = 0; Max = 1000000

Employee Pay (LMEP) - Question identifier:LMEP_Q50

Would you be prepared to answer this question if we ask it in broad categories?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Employee Pay (LMEP) - Question identifier:LMEP_Q55

How much would you estimate these additional payments were last year? Please think in terms of gross payments. Were they...?

  • 1: Less than $900
  • 2: $900 to less than $3,000
  • 3: $3,000 or more
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Self Employed Pay (LMSP)

Self Employed Pay (LMSP) - Question identifier:LMSP_Q05

What were your total earnings last month from your current business after deducting all business expenses, but before deducting income taxes, social assistance contributions, and the like?

Min = 0; Max = 25000000

Self Employed Pay (LMSP) - Question identifier:LMSP_Q10

What were your total earnings last year from your current business after deducting all business expenses, but before deducting income taxes, social assistance contributions, and the like?

Min = 0; Max = 25000000

Self Employed Pay (LMSP) - Question identifier:LMSP_Q15

Would you be prepared to answer this question if we ask it in broad categories?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Self Employed Pay (LMSP) - Question identifier:LMSP_Q20

How much would you estimate your earnings last month were?

  • 1: Less than $900
  • 2: $900 to less than $1,700
  • 3: $1,700 to less than $2,900
  • 4: $2,900 to less than $4,300
  • 5: $4,300 to less than $5,800
  • 6: $5,800 or more
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Self Employed Pay (LMSP) - Question identifier:LMSP_Q25

How much would you estimate your earnings last year were?

  • 1: Less than $3,000
  • 2: $3,000 to less than $10,000
  • 3: $10,000 to less than $25,000
  • 4: $25,000 to less than $50,000
  • 5: $50,000 to less than $75,000
  • 6: $75,000 or more
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Employer or Union Sponsored Pension Plan (LMPP)

Employer or Union Sponsored Pension Plan (LMPP) - Question identifier:LMPP_Q05

In this job, do you participate in:
a group RRSP?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Employer or Union Sponsored Pension Plan (LMPP) - Question identifier:LMPP_Q10

(In this job, do you participate in:)
a Deferred Profit Sharing Plan (DPSP)?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Employer or Union Sponsored Pension Plan (LMPP) - Question identifier:LMPP_Q15

(In this job, do you participate in:)
an employer or union sponsored pension plan, other than the Canada or Québec Pension Plan?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Employer or Union Sponsored Pension Plan (LMPP) - Question identifier:LMPP_Q20

For how many years and months have you been a member of that employer or union sponsored pension plan?

Include all time in this plan, even if with a previous employer, any time that was bought back.

Exclude periods not covered by the plan (e.g. maternity leave not bought back, temporary layoff, etc.).

Min = 0; Max = 70

Employer or Union Sponsored Pension Plan (LMPP) - Question identifier:LMPP_N21

(For how many years and months have you been a member of that employer or union sponsored pension plan?

Include all time in this plan, even if with a previous employer, any time that was bought back.

Exclude periods not covered by the plan (e.g. maternity leave not bought back, temporary layoff, etc.).)

Enter number of months. If necessary, ask: (And how many months?)

Min = 0; Max = 12

Skills Used at Work - Interacting with Colleagues (SKIC)

Skills Used at Work - Interacting with Colleagues (SKIC) - Question identifier:SKIC_Q05

In your [current job/last job] what proportion of your time [do/did] you usually spend ... cooperating or collaborating with co-workers?

  • 1: None of the time
  • 2: Up to a quarter of the time
  • 3: Up to half of the time
  • 4: More than half of the time
  • 5: All of the time
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Skills Used at Work - Interacting with Colleagues (SKIC) - Question identifier:SKIC_Q10

How often [does/did] your [current job/last job] usually involve ... sharing work-related information with co-workers?

  • 1: Never
  • 2: Less than once a month
  • 3: Less than once a week but at least once a month
  • 4: At least once a week but not every day
  • 5: Every day
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Skills Used at Work - Interacting with Colleagues (SKIC) - Question identifier:SKIC_Q15

(How often [does/did] your [current job/last job] usually involve ...) instructing, training or teaching people, individually or in groups?

  • 1: Never
  • 2: Less than once a month
  • 3: Less than once a week but at least once a month
  • 4: At least once a week but not every day
  • 5: Every day
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Skills Used at Work - Interacting with Colleagues (SKIC) - Question identifier:SKIC_Q20

(How often [does/did] your [current job/last job] usually involve ...) making speeches or giving presentations in front of five or more people?

  • 1: Never
  • 2: Less than once a month
  • 3: Less than once a week but at least once a month
  • 4: At least once a week but not every day
  • 5: Every day
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Skills Used at Work - Interacting with Colleagues (SKIC) - Question identifier:SKIC_Q25

(How often [does/did] your [current job/last job] usually involve ...) selling a product or selling a service?

  • 1: Never
  • 2: Less than once a month
  • 3: Less than once a week but at least once a month
  • 4: At least once a week but not every day
  • 5: Every day
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Skills Used at Work - Interacting with Colleagues (SKIC) - Question identifier:SKIC_Q30

(How often [does/did] your [current job/last job] usually involve ...) advising people?

  • 1: Never
  • 2: Less than once a month
  • 3: Less than once a week but at least once a month
  • 4: At least once a week but not every day
  • 5: Every day
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Skills Used at Work - Planning and Organizing (SKPO)

Skills Used at Work - Planning and Organizing (SKPO) - Question identifier:SKPO_Q05

How often [does/did] your [current job/last job] usually involve ... planning your own activities?

  • 1: Never
  • 2: Less than once a month
  • 3: Less than once a week but at least once a month
  • 4: At least once a week but not every day
  • 5: Every day
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Skills Used at Work - Planning and Organizing (SKPO) - Question identifier:SKPO_Q10

(How often [does/did] your [current job/last job] usually involve ...) planning the activities of others?

  • 1: Never
  • 2: Less than once a month
  • 3: Less than once a week but at least once a month
  • 4: At least once a week but not every day
  • 5: Every day
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Skills Used at Work - Planning and Organizing (SKPO) - Question identifier:SKPO_Q15

(How often [does/did] your [current job/last job] usually involve ...) organising your own time?

  • 1: Never
  • 2: Less than once a month
  • 3: Less than once a week but at least once a month
  • 4: At least once a week but not every day
  • 5: Every day
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Skills Used at Work- Negotiating and Problem Solving (SKNP)

Skills Used at Work- Negotiating and Problem Solving (SKNP) - Question identifier:SKNP_Q05

How often [does/did] your [current job/last job] usually involve... persuading or influencing people?

  • 1: Never
  • 2: Less than once a month
  • 3: Less than once a week but at least once a month
  • 4: At least once a week but not every day
  • 5: Every day
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Skills Used at Work- Negotiating and Problem Solving (SKNP) - Question identifier:SKNP_Q10

(How often [does/did] your [current job/last job] usually involve ... ) negotiating with people either inside or outside your firm or organization?

  • 1: Never
  • 2: Less than once a month
  • 3: Less than once a week but at least once a month
  • 4: At least once a week but not every day
  • 5: Every day
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Skills Used at Work- Negotiating and Problem Solving (SKNP) - Question identifier:SKNP_Q15

The next question is about "problem solving" tasks you [do/did] in your [current job/last job]. Think of "problem solving" as what happens when you are faced with a new or difficult situation which requires you to think for a while about what to do next. How often [are/were] you usually faced with relatively simple problems that [take/took] no more than 5 minutes to find a good solution?

  • 1: Never
  • 2: Less than once a month
  • 3: Less than once a week but at least once a month
  • 4: At least once a week but not every day
  • 5: Every day
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Skills Used at Work- Negotiating and Problem Solving (SKNP) - Question identifier:SKNP_Q20

And how often [are/were] you usually confronted with more complex problems that [take/took] at least 30 minutes to find a good solution? The 30 minutes only refers to the time needed to THINK of a solution, not the time needed to carry it out.

  • 1: Never
  • 2: Less than once a month
  • 3: Less than once a week but at least once a month
  • 4: At least once a week but not every day
  • 5: Every day
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Skills Used at Work - Physical Strength (SKPS)

Skills Used at Work - Physical Strength (SKPS) - Question identifier:SKPS_Q05

How often [does/did] your [current job/last job] usually involve... performing physical work for a (long) period of time?

  • 1: Never
  • 2: Less than once a month
  • 3: Less than once a week but at least once a month
  • 4: At least once a week but not every day
  • 5: Every day
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Skills Used at Work - Physical Strength (SKPS) - Question identifier:SKPS_Q10

(How often [does/did] your [current job/last job] usually involve... ) using skill or accuracy with your hands or fingers?

  • 1: Never
  • 2: Less than once a month
  • 3: Less than once a week but at least once a month
  • 4: At least once a week but not every day
  • 5: Every day
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Self-Assessment of Job-Related Skills (LMWS)

Self-Assessment of Job-Related Skills (LMWS) - Question identifier:LMWS_Q05

Do you feel that you have the skills to cope with more demanding duties than those you are required to perform in your current job?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Self-Assessment of Job-Related Skills (LMWS) - Question identifier:LMWS_Q10

Do you feel that you need further training in order to cope well with your present duties?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Skills Used at Work - Current or Last Job - Reading (SKWR)

Skills Used at Work - Current or Last Job - Reading (SKWR) - Question identifier:SKWR_Q05

In your [current job/last job], how often [do/did] you usually ... read directions or instructions?

  • 1: Never
  • 2: Less than once a month
  • 3: Less than once a week but at least once a month
  • 4: At least once a week but not every day
  • 5: Every day
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Skills Used at Work - Current or Last Job - Reading (SKWR) - Question identifier:SKWR_Q10

(In your [current job/last job], how often [do/did] you usually ... ) read letters, memos or e-mails?

  • 1: Never
  • 2: Less than once a month
  • 3: Less than once a week but at least once a month
  • 4: At least once a week but not every day
  • 5: Every day
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Skills Used at Work - Current or Last Job - Reading (SKWR) - Question identifier:SKWR_Q15

(In your [current job/last job], how often [do/did] you usually ...) read articles in newspapers, magazines or newsletters?

  • 1: Never
  • 2: Less than once a month
  • 3: Less than once a week but at least once a month
  • 4: At least once a week but not every day
  • 5: Every day
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Skills Used at Work - Current or Last Job - Reading (SKWR) - Question identifier:SKWR_Q20

(In your [current job/last job], how often [do/did] you usually ...) read articles in professional journals or scholarly publications?

  • 1: Never
  • 2: Less than once a month
  • 3: Less than once a week but at least once a month
  • 4: At least once a week but not every day
  • 5: Every day
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Skills Used at Work - Current or Last Job - Reading (SKWR) - Question identifier:SKWR_Q25

(In your [current job/last job], how often [do/did] you usually ...) read books?

  • 1: Never
  • 2: Less than once a month
  • 3: Less than once a week but at least once a month
  • 4: At least once a week but not every day
  • 5: Every day
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Skills Used at Work - Current or Last Job - Reading (SKWR) - Question identifier:SKWR_Q30

(In your [current job/last job], how often [do/did] you usually ...) read manuals or reference materials?

  • 1: Never
  • 2: Less than once a month
  • 3: Less than once a week but at least once a month
  • 4: At least once a week but not every day
  • 5: Every day
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Skills Used at Work - Current or Last Job - Reading (SKWR) - Question identifier:SKWR_Q35

(In your [current job/last job], how often [do/did] you usually ...) read bills, invoices, bank statements or other financial statements?

  • 1: Never
  • 2: Less than once a month
  • 3: Less than once a week but at least once a month
  • 4: At least once a week but not every day
  • 5: Every day
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Skills Used at Work - Current or Last Job - Reading (SKWR) - Question identifier:SKWR_Q40

(In your [current job/last job], how often [do/did] you usually ...) read diagrams, maps or schematics?

  • 1: Never
  • 2: Less than once a month
  • 3: Less than once a week but at least once a month
  • 4: At least once a week but not every day
  • 5: Every day
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Skills Used at Work, Current or Last Job - Writing (SKWW)

Skills Used at Work, Current or Last Job - Writing (SKWW) - Question identifier:SKWW_Q05

In your [current job/last job], how often [do/did] you usually... write letters, memos or e-mails?

  • 1: Never
  • 2: Less than once a month
  • 3: Less than once a week but at least once a month
  • 4: At least once a week but not every day
  • 5: Every day
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Skills Used at Work, Current or Last Job - Writing (SKWW) - Question identifier:SKWW_Q10

(In your [current job/last job], how often [do/did] you usually... ) write articles for newspapers, magazines or newsletters?

  • 1: Never
  • 2: Less than once a month
  • 3: Less than once a week but at least once a month
  • 4: At least once a week but not every day
  • 5: Every day
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Skills Used at Work, Current or Last Job - Writing (SKWW) - Question identifier:SKWW_Q15

(In your [current job/last job], how often [do/did] you usually...) write reports?

  • 1: Never
  • 2: Less than once a month
  • 3: Less than once a week but at least once a month
  • 4: At least once a week but not every day
  • 5: Every day
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Skills Used at Work, Current or Last Job - Writing (SKWW) - Question identifier:SKWW_Q20

(In your [current job/last job], how often [do/did] you usually...) fill in forms?

  • 1: Never
  • 2: Less than once a month
  • 3: Less than once a week but at least once a month
  • 4: At least once a week but not every day
  • 5: Every day
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Skills Used at Work, Current or Last Job - Mathematics (SKWM)

Skills Used at Work, Current or Last Job - Mathematics (SKWM) - Question identifier:SKWM_Q05

In your [current job/last job], how often [do/did] you usually... calculate prices, costs or budgets?

  • 1: Never
  • 2: Less than once a month
  • 3: Less than once a week but at least once a month
  • 4: At least once a week but not every day
  • 5: Every day
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Skills Used at Work, Current or Last Job - Mathematics (SKWM) - Question identifier:SKWM_Q10

(In your [current job/last job], how often [do/did] you usually... ) use or calculate fractions, decimals or percentages?

  • 1: Never
  • 2: Less than once a month
  • 3: Less than once a week but at least once a month
  • 4: At least once a week but not every day
  • 5: Every day
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Skills Used at Work, Current or Last Job - Mathematics (SKWM) - Question identifier:SKWM_Q15

(In your [current job/last job], how often [do/did] you usually... ) use a calculator - either hand-held or computer-based?

  • 1: Never
  • 2: Less than once a month
  • 3: Less than once a week but at least once a month
  • 4: At least once a week but not every day
  • 5: Every day
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Skills Used at Work, Current or Last Job - Mathematics (SKWM) - Question identifier:SKWM_Q20

(In your [current job/last job], how often [do/did] you usually... ) prepare charts, graphs or tables?

  • 1: Never
  • 2: Less than once a month
  • 3: Less than once a week but at least once a month
  • 4: At least once a week but not every day
  • 5: Every day
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Skills Used at Work, Current or Last Job - Mathematics (SKWM) - Question identifier:SKWM_Q25

(In your [current job/last job], how often [do/did] you usually... ) use simple algebra or formulas?

  • 1: Never
  • 2: Less than once a month
  • 3: Less than once a week but at least once a month
  • 4: At least once a week but not every day
  • 5: Every day
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Skills Used at Work, Current or Last Job - Mathematics (SKWM) - Question identifier:SKWM_Q30

(In your [current job/last job], how often [do/did] you usually... ) use more advanced math or statistics such as calculus, complex algebra, trigonometry or use of regression techniques?

  • 1: Never
  • 2: Less than once a month
  • 3: Less than once a week but at least once a month
  • 4: At least once a week but not every day
  • 5: Every day
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Skills Used at Work, Current or Last Job - Computer (SKWC)

Skills Used at Work, Current or Last Job - Computer (SKWC) - Question identifier:SKWC_Q01

[Do/Did] you use a computer in your [current job/last job]?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Skills Used at Work, Current or Last Job - Computer (SKWC) - Question identifier:SKWC_Q05

In your [current job/last job], how often [do/did] you usually ... use email?

  • 1: Never
  • 2: Less than once a month
  • 3: Less than once a week but at least once a month
  • 4: At least once a week but not every day
  • 5: Every day
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Skills Used at Work, Current or Last Job - Computer (SKWC) - Question identifier:SKWC_Q10

(In your [current job/last job], how often [do/did] you usually ...) use the internet in order to better understand issues related to your work?

  • 1: Never
  • 2: Less than once a month
  • 3: Less than once a week but at least once a month
  • 4: At least once a week but not every day
  • 5: Every day
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Skills Used at Work, Current or Last Job - Computer (SKWC) - Question identifier:SKWC_Q15

(In your [current job/last job], how often [do/did] you usually ...) conduct transactions on the Internet, for example, buying or selling products or services, or banking?

  • 1: Never
  • 2: Less than once a month
  • 3: Less than once a week but at least once a month
  • 4: At least once a week but not every day
  • 5: Every day
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Skills Used at Work, Current or Last Job - Computer (SKWC) - Question identifier:SKWC_Q20

(In your [current job/last job], how often [do/did] you usually ...) use spreadsheet software, for example Excel?

  • 1: Never
  • 2: Less than once a month
  • 3: Less than once a week but at least once a month
  • 4: At least once a week but not every day
  • 5: Every day
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Skills Used at Work, Current or Last Job - Computer (SKWC) - Question identifier:SKWC_Q25

(In your [current job/last job], how often [do/did] you usually ...) use a word processor, for example Word?

  • 1: Never
  • 2: Less than once a month
  • 3: Less than once a week but at least once a month
  • 4: At least once a week but not every day
  • 5: Every day
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Skills Used at Work, Current or Last Job - Computer (SKWC) - Question identifier:SKWC_Q30

(In your [current job/last job], how often [do/did] you usually ...) use a programming language to program or write computer code?

  • 1: Never
  • 2: Less than once a month
  • 3: Less than once a week but at least once a month
  • 4: At least once a week but not every day
  • 5: Every day
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Skills Used at Work, Current or Last Job - Computer (SKWC) - Question identifier:SKWC_Q35

(In your [current job/last job], how often [do/did] you usually ...) participate in real-time discussions on the Internet, for example, online conferences, or chat groups?

  • 1: Never
  • 2: Less than once a month
  • 3: Less than once a week but at least once a month
  • 4: At least once a week but not every day
  • 5: Every day
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Skills Used at Work, Current or Last Job - Computer (SKWC) - Question identifier:SKWC_Q40

What level of computer use [is/was] needed to perform your [current job/last job]?

  • 1: STRAIGHTFORWARD: for example, using a computer for straightforward routine tasks such as data entry or sending and receiving e-mails
  • 2: MODERATE: for example, word-processing, spreadsheets or database management
  • 3: COMPLEX: for example, developing software or modifying computer games, programming using languages like Java, SQL, PHP or Perl, or maintaining a computer network
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Skills Used at Work, Current or Last Job - Computer (SKWC) - Question identifier:SKWC_Q45

Do you think you [have/had] the computer skills you [need/needed] to do your [current job/last job] well?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Skills Used at Work, Current or Last Job - Computer (SKWC) - Question identifier:SKWC_Q50

Has a lack of computer skills affected your chances of being hired for a job or getting a promotion or pay raise?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Job Search - Employed (LSES)

Job Search - Employed (LSES) - Question identifier:LSES_Q05

At any time in the last 4 weeks have you looked for a new job?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Job Search - Employed (LSES) - Question identifier:LSES_Q10

How long have you been looking for a new job?

  • 1: Less than one month
  • 2: 1 to 6 months
  • 3: 7 to 12 months
  • 4: 1 to 2 years
  • 5: 2+ years
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Job Search - Employed (LSES) - Question identifier:LSES_Q15

Why have you been looking for a new job?

  • 01: Want more work hours
  • 02: Want fewer work hours
  • 03: Want job that better corresponds with qualifications/training
  • 04: Want better paying job
  • 05: Want job closer to home
  • 06: Want better working conditions
  • 07: Want job in another region
  • 08: Worried about losing current job
  • 09: Want benefits (health, dental, pension, etc.)
  • 10: Want to work in language of choice
  • 11: Want a more culturally diverse workplace
  • 12: End of job/contract
  • 13: Dissatisfied with current job
  • 14: Other
  • 98: RF
  • 99: DK

Job Search - Employed (LSES) - Question identifier:LSES_Q20

During the last 4 weeks, about how many hours did you spend on activities related to looking for a new job?

Min = 0; Max = 240

Job Search - Employed (LSES) - Question identifier:LSES_Q25

Did you look for a new job outside your community (city, town or village)? (More than 60 km)

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Job Search - Employed (LSES) - Question identifier:LSES_Q30

Did you look for a new job outside your province?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Job Search - Employed (LSES) - Question identifier:LSES_Q35

What is the most important thing that you did in the last four weeks to find a new job?

  • 01: Employment agency (public or private)
  • 02: Contacted employers directly (resumé, visit, call, interview)
  • 03: Looked at job ads
  • 04: Contacted union
  • 05: Internet access or kiosk
  • 06: Organization / networking community
  • 07: Checked with friends or relatives
  • 08: Placed or answered job ads
  • 09: Other
  • 98: RF
  • 99: DK

Job Search - Employed (LSES) - Question identifier:LSES_Q40

Imagine that you found a job like the one you're looking for at this time. What is the lowest amount of pay, before taxes, that you would be prepared to accept?

  • 01: Per hour
  • 02: Per day
  • 03: Per week
  • 04: Per two weeks
  • 05: Per month
  • 06: Per year
  • 07: Minimum wage
  • 08: Other
  • 98: RF
  • 99: DK

Job Search - Employed (LSES) - Question identifier:LSES_N41

(Imagine that you found a job like the one you're looking for at this time. What is the lowest amount of pay, before taxes, that you would be prepared to accept?)

Enter amount.

Min = 0; Max = 999999.95

Job Prospects - Employed (LSEP)

Job Prospects - Employed (LSEP) - Question identifier:LSEP_R05

I would like you to think about your employment prospects over the next 12 months.

Job Prospects - Employed (LSEP) - Question identifier:LSEP_Q05

On a scale from 0 to 100, where "0" means that you think there is absolutely no chance and "100" means that you think it is absolutely certain it will happen, what do you think is the percent chance that you will...

leave your job voluntarily in the next year (that is, quit or retire)?

Min = 0; Max = 100

Job Prospects - Employed (LSEP) - Question identifier:LSEP_Q10

What do you think is the percent chance that you will...

lose your job during the next year (that is, get laid off or fired or not have your contract renewed)?

Min = 0; Max = 100

Job Prospects - Employed (LSEP) - Question identifier:LSEP_R15

Suppose you were to lose your job this week.

Job Prospects - Employed (LSEP) - Question identifier:LSEP_Q15

On the same 0 to 100 scale, what do you think is the percent chance that you will...

find and accept a job comparable to your current job, in terms of wages and benefits, within the next three months?

Min = 0; Max = 100

Classification of Retirement (RECR)

Classification of Retirement (RECR) - Question identifier:RECR_R01

The following questions are about retirement. It may be that you answered some of these questions during the last time we spoke with you, but we need to ask them again in case anything changed between that interview and now. As always, your answers will help us better understand the lives of current and future retirees across Canada.

Classification of Retirement (RECR) - Question identifier:RECR_Q01

At this time, do you consider yourself to be...?

  • 1: Completely retired
  • 2: Partly retired
  • 3: Not retired
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Classification of Retirement (RECR) - Question identifier:RECR_Q05

Have you ever retired from a job?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Classification of Retirement (RECR) - Question identifier:RECR_Q10

After retirement, some people return to work and later retire again. Have you retired more than one time?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Classification of Retirement (RECR) - Question identifier:RECR_Q20

In what year did you [last] retire?

Min = 1900; Max = 2016

Classification of Retirement (RECR) - Question identifier:RECR_Q25

And in which month?

  • 01: January
  • 02: February
  • 03: March
  • 04: April
  • 05: May
  • 06: June
  • 07: July
  • 08: August
  • 09: September
  • 10: October
  • 11: November
  • 12: December
  • 98: RF
  • 99: DK

Planned Retirement Age (REPA)

Planned Retirement Age (REPA) - Question identifier:REPA_Q05

At what age do you plan to [completely] retire?

Min = 45; Max = 131

Planned Retirement Age (REPA) - Question identifier:REPA_Q10

Are you financially preparing for your retirement either on your own or through an employer pension plan?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Planned Retirement Age (REPA) - Question identifier:REPA_Q15

Are there any particular reasons why you are not planning for your retirement?

  • 01: Don't have a job, haven't worked long enough
  • 02: Can't afford to, don't earn enough, income too low
  • 03: Too many debts, bills, financial commitments
  • 04: Am relying on government pension (CPP/QPP/OAS/GIS)
  • 05: Am relying on partner's pension (including ex-partner)
  • 06: Am relying on a future inheritance
  • 07: Am relying on financial support from family
  • 08: Don't think about it, haven't got around to it
  • 09: Don't think I'll live that long
  • 10: Waiting to get a job with a pension plan
  • 11: I'm young, lots of time
  • 12: Other reason
  • 98: RF
  • 99: DK

Planned Retirement Age (REPA) - Question identifier:REPA_Q20

What do you think will be your primary source of income in retirement?

  • 01: Canada Pension Plan / Quebec Pension Plan
  • 02: Old Age Security (OAS)
  • 03: Guaranteed Income Supplement (GIS)
  • 04: Occupational or workplace pension plan benefits
  • 05: Medical or disability pension
  • 06: Personal retirement savings plan benefits (RRSP, RSP)
  • 07: Retirement Income Funds (including RRIF, LRIF, and Life Income Funds)
  • 08: Use an inheritance
  • 09: Rely on financial support from my family
  • 10: Draw an income from your own (or your partner's) business
  • 11: Earnings from employment in retirement
  • 12: Other source
  • 98: RF
  • 99: DK

Planned Retirement Age (REPA) - Question identifier:REPA_Q25

Taking all of the various sources of retirement income into account for your household (including government sources as well as personal and occupational pensions and provisions), how adequate do you think your household income in retirement will be to maintain your standard of living? Will it be...?

  • 1: More than adequate
  • 2: Adequate
  • 3: Barely adequate
  • 4: Inadequate
  • 5: Very inadequate
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Factors Affecting the Timing of Retirement (REFT)

Factors Affecting the Timing of Retirement (REFT) - Question identifier:REFT_Q05

Which of the following factors affected the timing of your retirement?

  • 01: Layoff, plant or business closure, downsizing
  • 02: Personal health or disability issues
  • 03: Health or disability issues of partner or spouse
  • 04: Financial readiness
  • 05: Lack of job satisfaction
  • 06: Mandatory retirement policy
  • 07: Qualified for pension
  • 08: Employer offered special incentives to retirement
  • 09: Wished to pursue hobbies or other activities of personal interest
  • 10: An agreement with spouse or partner
  • 11: Other factor
  • 98: RF
  • 99: DK

Factors Affecting the Timing of Retirement (REFT) - Question identifier:REFT_Q10

Which of those factors played the most important role?

  • 01: Layoff, plant or business closure, downsizing
  • 02: Personal health or disability issues
  • 03: Health or disability issues of partner or spouse
  • 04: Financial readiness
  • 05: Lack of job satisfaction
  • 06: Mandatory retirement policy
  • 07: Qualified for pension
  • 08: Employer offered special incentives to retirement
  • 09: Wished to pursue hobbies or other activities of personal interest
  • 10: An agreement with spouse or partner
  • 11: Other factor
  • 98: RF
  • 99: DK

Factors Affecting the Timing of Retirement (REFT) - Question identifier:REFT_Q15

Would you say your retirement was voluntary; that is, you retired when you wanted to?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Evaluation of Retirement Standard of Living (RESL)

Evaluation of Retirement Standard of Living (RESL) - Question identifier:RESL_Q05

Compared to your expectations before you retired, how would you describe your financial standard of living in retirement?

  • 1: Much better than expected
  • 2: Better than expected
  • 3: As expected
  • 4: Not as good as expected
  • 5: Much worse than expected
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Evaluation of Retirement Standard of Living (RESL) - Question identifier:RESL_Q10

Is your retirement income sufficient to comfortably cover your living expenses?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Pension-In-Pay (FIPP)

Pension-In-Pay (FIPP) - Question identifier:FIPP_Q05

Are you currently receiving benefits from an employer pension plan? (This does not include benefits of any kind from the Canada or Québec Pension Plan).

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Pension-In-Pay (FIPP) - Question identifier:FIPP_Q10

Are you receiving benefits from more than one employer pension plan?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Pension-In-Pay (FIPP) - Question identifier:FIPP_R15

The following questions are about the largest pension you are receiving.

Pension-In-Pay (FIPP) - Question identifier:FIPP_Q15

Is this pension benefit from a previous employer or is it a spouse's or survivor benefit?

  • 1: Previous employer
  • 2: Spouse's or survivor
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Pension-In-Pay (FIPP) - Question identifier:FIPP_Q20

What is the total monthly amount of this pension benefit?

Min = 0; Max = 99995

Pension-In-Pay (FIPP) - Question identifier:FIPP_Q25

Is that gross or net?

  • 1: Gross
  • 2: Net
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Pension-In-Pay (FIPP) - Question identifier:FIPP_Q30

Does this plan offer a temporary supplement paid until the person becomes eligible for Old Age Security or the Canada Pension Plan (CPP) / Québec Pension Plan (QPP)?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Pension-In-Pay (FIPP) - Question identifier:FIPP_Q35

Is this pension indexed? In other words, does or will the amount of the pension increase?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Pension-In-Pay (FIPP) - Question identifier:FIPP_Q40

Does that increase occur...?

  • 1: Every year
  • 2: Less than once a year
  • 3: Have not yet had an increase
  • 4: Other
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Pension-In-Pay (FIPP) - Question identifier:FIPP_Q45

Is that increase...?

  • 1: Equal to the increase in inflation
  • 2: Equal to only part of the increase in inflation
  • 3: A set percentage
  • 4: At the employer's discretion
  • 5: Other
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Deferred Pension Plans (FIDP)

Deferred Pension Plans (FIDP) - Question identifier:FIDP_Q10

Other than a pension plan you may have already mentioned, in the past did you belong to any other employer pension plans? Do not consider the Canada or Québec Pension Plan, a group RRSP, or a Deferred Profit Sharing Plan.

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Deferred Pension Plans (FIDP) - Question identifier:FIDP_Q15

To how many such employer pension plans did you previously belong?

Min = 1; Max = 10

Deferred Pension Plans (FIDP) - Question identifier:FIDP_R20

The next questions refer to the plan to which you belonged the longest.

Deferred Pension Plans (FIDP) - Question identifier:FIDP_Q20

Are you currently receiving benefits from this plan?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Deferred Pension Plans (FIDP) - Question identifier:FIDP_Q25

When you left this plan, what happened to the funds that had accumulated in it? Were they...?

  • 1: Left in the plan
  • 2: Transferred to a new employer pension plan
  • 3: Transferred to an RRSP (including LIRA)
  • 4: Returned in a lump sum
  • 5: Other
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Deferred Pension Plans (FIDP) - Question identifier:FIDP_Q30

For whom did you work when you belonged to this plan?

(Name of business, government department, agency, person, etc.)

Long Answer Length = 80

Deferred Pension Plans (FIDP) - Question identifier:FIDP_Q35

What kind of business, industry or service was this?

(For example, wheat farm, road maintenance, retail shoe store, secondary school.)

Long Answer Length = 80

Deferred Pension Plans (FIDP) - Question identifier:FIDP_Q40

In what year did you stop working for this employer?

Min = 1900; Max = 2016

Deferred Pension Plans (FIDP) - Question identifier:FIDP_Q45

In the last full year that you worked for this employer what were your total earnings, before taxes or other deductions? Exclude any commissions, tips, bonuses or paid overtime.

Min = 0; Max = 9999995

Deferred Pension Plans (FIDP) - Question identifier:FIDP_Q50

For how many years and months were you a member of that employer pension plan?

Please include all time in this plan, even if it was with a previous employer or time bought back.
Please exclude periods not covered by the plan (e.g., maternity leave not bought back, temporary layoff, etc.)

Min = 0; Max = 35

Deferred Pension Plans (FIDP) - Question identifier:FIDP_Q55

(For how many years and months were you a member of that employer pension plan?

Please include all time in this plan, even if it was with a previous employer or time bought back.
Please exclude periods not covered by the plan (e.g., maternity leave not bought back, temporary layoff, etc.))

Min = 0; Max = 12

Marital Status - Confirmation (FPMS)

Marital Status - Confirmation (FPMS) - Question identifier:FPMS_R01

The next questions are about marriages and common-law partnerships.

Marital Status - Confirmation (FPMS) - Question identifier:FPMS_Q01

We recorded your legal marital status as [married/living common-law/widowed/separated/divorced/single, never married].
Is this correct?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Marital Status - Confirmation (FPMS) - Question identifier:FPMS_Q02

What is your marital status?
Are you...?

  • 1: Never legally married (single)
  • 2: Legally married (and not separated)
  • 3: Separated but still legally married
  • 4: Divorced
  • 5: Widowed
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Marital Status - Confirmation (FPMS) - Question identifier:FPMS_Q03

Are you living with a common-law partner?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Marital Status Changes (FPMC)

Marital Status Changes (FPMC) - Question identifier:FPMC_Q05

Have you been in a common-law relationship (that was not followed by marriage) since January 2014?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Marital Status Changes (FPMC) - Question identifier:FPMC_Q10

In what month and year did you [get married/start living common-law/become widowed/become separated/get divorced]?

Min = 1900; Max = 2016

Marital Status Changes (FPMC) - Question identifier:FPMC_N11

Enter month. If necessary, ask: (In what month?)

  • 01: January
  • 02: February
  • 03: March
  • 04: April
  • 05: May
  • 06: June
  • 07: July
  • 08: August
  • 09: September
  • 10: October
  • 11: November
  • 12: December
  • 98: RF
  • 99: DK

Marital Status Changes (FPMC) - Question identifier:FPMC_Q15

Did you and this spouse separate before divorcing?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Marital Status Changes (FPMC) - Question identifier:FPMC_Q20

In what month and year did the last separation happen?

Min = 2014; Max = 2016

Marital Status Changes (FPMC) - Question identifier:FPMC_N21

Enter month. If necessary, ask: (In what month?)

  • 01: January
  • 02: February
  • 03: March
  • 04: April
  • 05: May
  • 06: June
  • 07: July
  • 08: August
  • 09: September
  • 10: October
  • 11: November
  • 12: December
  • 98: RF
  • 99: DK

Marital Status Changes (FPMC) - Question identifier:FPMC_Q25

In what month and year were you married?

Min = 1900; Max = 2016

Marital Status Changes (FPMC) - Question identifier:FPMC_N26

Enter month. If necessary, ask: (In what month?)

  • 01: January
  • 02: February
  • 03: March
  • 04: April
  • 05: May
  • 06: June
  • 07: July
  • 08: August
  • 09: September
  • 10: October
  • 11: November
  • 12: December
  • 98: RF
  • 99: DK

Marital Status Changes (FPMC) - Question identifier:FPMC_Q30

Did you and your spouse live in a common-law relationship before entering into this marriage?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Marital Status Changes (FPMC) - Question identifier:FPMC_Q35

In what month and year did you and that spouse begin to live together?

Min = 1900; Max = 2016

Marital Status Changes (FPMC) - Question identifier:FPMC_N36

Enter month. If necessary, ask: (In what month?)

  • 01: January
  • 02: February
  • 03: March
  • 04: April
  • 05: May
  • 06: June
  • 07: July
  • 08: August
  • 09: September
  • 10: October
  • 11: November
  • 12: December
  • 98: RF
  • 99: DK

Marital Status Changes (FPMC) - Question identifier:FPMC_Q39

Have you been legally married or been a partner in any other common-law relationships since January 2014?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Marital Status Changes (FPMC) - Question identifier:FPMC_Q40

How many other times have you been legally married since January 2014?

Min = 0; Max = 10

Marital Status Changes (FPMC) - Question identifier:FPMC_Q41

How many other times have you been in a common-law relationship since January 2014?

Min = 0; Max = 10

Marital Status Changes (FPMC) - Question identifier:FPMC_R45

The next questions are about the other marriages and common-law relationships you had since January 2014. Your answers will help us measure how family relationships are changing.

Marital Status Changes (FPMC) - Question identifier:FPMC_R50

Please start with the most recent relationship you had before the one we just discussed.

Marital Status Changes (FPMC) - Question identifier:FPMC_Q50

Was the most recent relationship a marriage or common-law relationship?

  • 1: Marriage
  • 2: Common-law relationship
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Marital Status Changes (FPMC) - Question identifier:FPMC_Q55

[In what year did you get married to this spouse?/In what year did you begin this common-law relationship?]

Min = 1900; Max = 2016

Marital Status Changes (FPMC) - Question identifier:FPMC_N56

Enter month. If necessary, ask: (In what month?)

  • 01: January
  • 02: February
  • 03: March
  • 04: April
  • 05: May
  • 06: June
  • 07: July
  • 08: August
  • 09: September
  • 10: October
  • 11: November
  • 12: December
  • 98: RF
  • 99: DK

Marital Status Changes (FPMC) - Question identifier:FPMC_Q60

Did you and your spouse live in a common-law relationship before entering into this marriage?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Marital Status Changes (FPMC) - Question identifier:FPMC_Q65

In what year did you and your spouse begin to live together?

Min = 1900; Max = 2016

Marital Status Changes (FPMC) - Question identifier:FPMC_N66

Enter month. If necessary, ask: (In what month?)

  • 01: January
  • 02: February
  • 03: March
  • 04: April
  • 05: May
  • 06: June
  • 07: July
  • 08: August
  • 09: September
  • 10: October
  • 11: November
  • 12: December
  • 98: RF
  • 99: DK

Marital Status Changes (FPMC) - Question identifier:FPMC_Q70

Did this marriage end in divorce, death of the spouse or annulment?

  • 1: Divorce
  • 2: Death of spouse
  • 3: Annulment
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Marital Status Changes (FPMC) - Question identifier:FPMC_Q71

Did you and this spouse separate before divorcing?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Marital Status Changes (FPMC) - Question identifier:FPMC_Q72

In what month and year did the last separation happen?

Min = 1900; Max = 2016

Marital Status Changes (FPMC) - Question identifier:FPMC_N73

Enter month. If necessary, ask: (In what month?)

  • 01: January
  • 02: February
  • 03: March
  • 04: April
  • 05: May
  • 06: June
  • 07: July
  • 08: August
  • 09: September
  • 10: October
  • 11: November
  • 12: December
  • 98: RF
  • 99: DK

Marital Status Changes (FPMC) - Question identifier:FPMC_Q75

[In what year was the divorce final?/In what year did your spouse die?/In what year was the annulment final?]

Min = 2014; Max = 2016

Marital Status Changes (FPMC) - Question identifier:FPMC_N76

Enter month. If necessary, ask: (In what month?)

  • 01: January
  • 02: February
  • 03: March
  • 04: April
  • 05: May
  • 06: June
  • 07: July
  • 08: August
  • 09: September
  • 10: October
  • 11: November
  • 12: December
  • 98: RF
  • 99: DK

Marital Status Changes (FPMC) - Question identifier:FPMC_Q80

In what year did you and your partner start living apart for the last time?

Min = 2014; Max = 2016

Marital Status Changes (FPMC) - Question identifier:FPMC_N81

Enter month. If necessary, ask: (In what month?)

  • 01: January
  • 02: February
  • 03: March
  • 04: April
  • 05: May
  • 06: June
  • 07: July
  • 08: August
  • 09: September
  • 10: October
  • 11: November
  • 12: December
  • 98: RF
  • 99: DK

Marital Status Changes (FPMC) - Question identifier:FPMC_R85

Now with the next most recent relationship.

Marital Status Changes (FPMC) - Question identifier:FPMC_Q85

Was this a marriage or common-law relationship?

  • 1: Marriage
  • 2: Common-law relationship
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Marital Status Changes (FPMC) - Question identifier:FPMC_Q90

[In what year did you get married to this spouse?/In what year did you begin this common-law relationship?]

Min = 1900; Max = 2016

Marital Status Changes (FPMC) - Question identifier:FPMC_N91

Enter month. If necessary, ask: (In what month?)

  • 01: January
  • 02: February
  • 03: March
  • 04: April
  • 05: May
  • 06: June
  • 07: July
  • 08: August
  • 09: September
  • 10: October
  • 11: November
  • 12: December
  • 98: RF
  • 99: DK

Marital Status Changes (FPMC) - Question identifier:FPMC_Q95

Did you and your spouse live in a common-law relationship before entering into this marriage?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Marital Status Changes (FPMC) - Question identifier:FPMC_Q100

In what year did you and your spouse begin to live together?

Min = 1900; Max = 2016

Marital Status Changes (FPMC) - Question identifier:FPMC_N101

Enter month. If necessary, ask: (In what month?)

  • 01: January
  • 02: February
  • 03: March
  • 04: April
  • 05: May
  • 06: June
  • 07: July
  • 08: August
  • 09: September
  • 10: October
  • 11: November
  • 12: December
  • 98: RF
  • 99: DK

Marital Status Changes (FPMC) - Question identifier:FPMC_Q105

Did this marriage end in divorce, death of the spouse or annulment?

  • 1: Divorce
  • 2: Death of spouse
  • 3: Annulment
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Marital Status Changes (FPMC) - Question identifier:FPMC_Q106

Did you and this spouse separate before divorcing?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Marital Status Changes (FPMC) - Question identifier:FPMC_Q107

In what month and year did the last separation happen?

Min = 1900; Max = 2016

Marital Status Changes (FPMC) - Question identifier:FPMC_N108

Enter month. If necessary, ask: (In what month?)

  • 01: January
  • 02: February
  • 03: March
  • 04: April
  • 05: May
  • 06: June
  • 07: July
  • 08: August
  • 09: September
  • 10: October
  • 11: November
  • 12: December
  • 98: RF
  • 99: DK

Marital Status Changes (FPMC) - Question identifier:FPMC_Q110

[In what year was the divorce final?/In what year did your spouse die?/In what year was the annulment final?]

Min = 2014; Max = 2016

Marital Status Changes (FPMC) - Question identifier:FPMC_N111

Enter month. If necessary, ask: (In what month?)

  • 01: January
  • 02: February
  • 03: March
  • 04: April
  • 05: May
  • 06: June
  • 07: July
  • 08: August
  • 09: September
  • 10: October
  • 11: November
  • 12: December
  • 98: RF
  • 99: DK

Marital Status Changes (FPMC) - Question identifier:FPMC_Q115

In what year did you and your partner start living apart for the last time?

Min = 2014; Max = 2016

Marital Status Changes (FPMC) - Question identifier:FPMC_N116

Enter month. If necessary, ask: (In what month?)

  • 01: January
  • 02: February
  • 03: March
  • 04: April
  • 05: May
  • 06: June
  • 07: July
  • 08: August
  • 09: September
  • 10: October
  • 11: November
  • 12: December
  • 98: RF
  • 99: DK

Marital Status Changes (FPMC) - Question identifier:FPMC_R120

Now with the third most recent relationship you had.

Marital Status Changes (FPMC) - Question identifier:FPMC_Q120

Was this a marriage or common-law relationship?

  • 1: Marriage
  • 2: Common-law relationship
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Marital Status Changes (FPMC) - Question identifier:FPMC_Q125

[In what year did you get married to this spouse?/In what year did you begin this common-law relationship?]

Min = 1900; Max = 2016

Marital Status Changes (FPMC) - Question identifier:FPMC_N126

Enter month. If necessary, ask: (In what month?)

  • 01: January
  • 02: February
  • 03: March
  • 04: April
  • 05: May
  • 06: June
  • 07: July
  • 08: August
  • 09: September
  • 10: October
  • 11: November
  • 12: December
  • 98: RF
  • 99: DK

Marital Status Changes (FPMC) - Question identifier:FPMC_Q130

Did you and your spouse live in a common-law relationship before entering into this marriage?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Marital Status Changes (FPMC) - Question identifier:FPMC_Q135

In what year did you and your spouse begin to live together?

Min = 1900; Max = 2016

Marital Status Changes (FPMC) - Question identifier:FPMC_N136

Enter month. If necessary, ask: (In what month?)

  • 01: January
  • 02: February
  • 03: March
  • 04: April
  • 05: May
  • 06: June
  • 07: July
  • 08: August
  • 09: September
  • 10: October
  • 11: November
  • 12: December
  • 98: RF
  • 99: DK

Marital Status Changes (FPMC) - Question identifier:FPMC_Q140

Did this marriage end in divorce, death of the spouse or annulment?

  • 1: Divorce
  • 2: Death of spouse
  • 3: Annulment
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Marital Status Changes (FPMC) - Question identifier:FPMC_Q141

Did you and this spouse separate before divorcing?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Marital Status Changes (FPMC) - Question identifier:FPMC_Q142

In what month and year did the last separation happen?

Min = 1900; Max = 2016

Marital Status Changes (FPMC) - Question identifier:FPMC_N143

Enter month. If necessary, ask: (In what month?)

  • 01: January
  • 02: February
  • 03: March
  • 04: April
  • 05: May
  • 06: June
  • 07: July
  • 08: August
  • 09: September
  • 10: October
  • 11: November
  • 12: December
  • 98: RF
  • 99: DK

Marital Status Changes (FPMC) - Question identifier:FPMC_Q145

[In what year was the divorce final?/In what year did your spouse die?/In what year was the annulment final?]

Min = 2014; Max = 2016

Marital Status Changes (FPMC) - Question identifier:FPMC_N146

Enter month. If necessary, ask: (In what month?)

  • 01: January
  • 02: February
  • 03: March
  • 04: April
  • 05: May
  • 06: June
  • 07: July
  • 08: August
  • 09: September
  • 10: October
  • 11: November
  • 12: December
  • 98: RF
  • 99: DK

Marital Status Changes (FPMC) - Question identifier:FPMC_Q150

In what year did you and your partner start living apart for the last time?

Min = 2014; Max = 2016

Marital Status Changes (FPMC) - Question identifier:FPMC_N151

Enter month. If necessary, ask: (In what month?)

  • 01: January
  • 02: February
  • 03: March
  • 04: April
  • 05: May
  • 06: June
  • 07: July
  • 08: August
  • 09: September
  • 10: October
  • 11: November
  • 12: December
  • 98: RF
  • 99: DK

Update on Parental History (FCUH)

Update on Parental History (FCUH) - Question identifier:FCUH_R05

The next few questions are about changes in your family situation since January 2014.

Update on Parental History (FCUH) - Question identifier:FCUH_Q05

Since January 2014, did you [father/give birth to] a child, adopt a child, or begin to raise a step child?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Update on Parental History (FCUH) - Question identifier:FCUH_Q10

Did you [father/give birth to] a child?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Update on Parental History (FCUH) - Question identifier:FCUH_Q15

How many children did you [father/give birth to] since January 2014?

Min = 1; Max = 10

Update on Parental History (FCUH) - Question identifier:FCUH_Q20

Since January 2014, did you begin to raise a step-child? By step children we mean children from a former union of your spouse or common-law partner.

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Update on Parental History (FCUH) - Question identifier:FCUH_Q25

How many step-children did you begin to raise?

Min = 1; Max = 10

Update on Parental History (FCUH) - Question identifier:FCUH_Q30

Since January 2014, did you adopt a child? Please exclude any step-children mentioned in the previous questions.

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Update on Parental History (FCUH) - Question identifier:FCUH_Q35

How many children did you adopt? Please exclude any step-children you may have mentioned in the previous questions.

Min = 1; Max = 10

Update on Parental History (FCUH) - Question identifier:FCUH_R40

The following questions are about [this child/these children].

Parental Trajectory (FCPT)

Parental Trajectory (FCPT) - Question identifier:FCPT_Q05

What is [your child's/your youngest child's/your next youngest child's] first name?

Long Answer Length = 80

Parental Trajectory (FCPT) - Question identifier:FCPT_Q06

Is [this child/"child's name"] male or female?

  • 1: Male
  • 2: Female
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Parental Trajectory (FCPT) - Question identifier:FCPT_Q10

Is [this child/"child's name"] a birth, step- or adopted child?

  • 1: Birth child
  • 2: Step child
  • 3: Adopted child
  • 4: Knowledge of child is unknown
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Parental Trajectory (FCPT) - Question identifier:FCPT_Q15

What is the date of birth of [this child/"child's name"]?

Min = 1900; Max = 2016

Parental Trajectory (FCPT) - Question identifier:FCPT_N16

(What is the date of birth of [this child/"child's name"]?)

Select month. If necessary, ask: (In what month?)

  • 01: January
  • 02: February
  • 03: March
  • 04: April
  • 05: May
  • 06: June
  • 07: July
  • 08: August
  • 09: September
  • 10: October
  • 11: November
  • 12: December
  • 98: RF
  • 99: DK

Parental Trajectory (FCPT) - Question identifier:FCPT_N17

(What is the date of birth of [this child/"child's name"]?)

Enter day. If necessary, ask: (On what day?)

Min = 1; Max = 31

Parental Trajectory (FCPT) - Question identifier:FCPT_Q20

In what year and month did [this child/"child's name"] join your household?

Min = 2014; Max = 2016

Parental Trajectory (FCPT) - Question identifier:FCPT_N21

(In what year and month did [this child/"child's name"] join your household?)

Select month. If necessary, ask: (In what month?)

  • 01: January
  • 02: February
  • 03: March
  • 04: April
  • 05: May
  • 06: June
  • 07: July
  • 08: August
  • 09: September
  • 10: October
  • 11: November
  • 12: December
  • 98: RF
  • 99: DK

Parental Trajectory (FCPT) - Question identifier:FCPT_Q25

[At the beginning of the pregnancy/At the beginning of your pregnancy/When you were waiting to adopt [this child/"child's name"], was your main activity working at a paid job or business?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Parental Trajectory (FCPT) - Question identifier:FCPT_Q30

Are you currently on a [paternity or parental/maternity or parental/parental] leave for [this child/"child's name"]?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Parental Trajectory (FCPT) - Question identifier:FCPT_Q35

[Did you take a [paternity or parental/maternity or parental/parental] leave for the birth of [this child/"child's name"]/When [this child/"child's name"] joined your household, did you take a parental leave]?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Parental Trajectory (FCPT) - Question identifier:FCPT_Q40

Do you intend to take a [paternity or parental/maternity or parental/parental] leave for [this child/"child's name"]?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Parental Trajectory (FCPT) - Question identifier:FCPT_Q45

When do you expect this leave to begin?

Min = 2016; Max = 2021

Parental Trajectory (FCPT) - Question identifier:FCPT_N46

(When do you expect this leave to begin?)

Select month. If necessary, ask: (In what month?)

  • 01: January
  • 02: February
  • 03: March
  • 04: April
  • 05: May
  • 06: June
  • 07: July
  • 08: August
  • 09: September
  • 10: October
  • 11: November
  • 12: December
  • 98: RF
  • 99: DK

Parental Trajectory (FCPT) - Question identifier:FCPT_Q50

When did this leave begin?

Min = 2014; Max = 2016

Parental Trajectory (FCPT) - Question identifier:FCPT_N51

(When did this leave begin?)

Select month. If necessary, ask: (In what month?)

  • 01: January
  • 02: February
  • 03: March
  • 04: April
  • 05: May
  • 06: June
  • 07: July
  • 08: August
  • 09: September
  • 10: October
  • 11: November
  • 12: December
  • 98: RF
  • 99: DK

Parental Trajectory (FCPT) - Question identifier:FCPT_Q55

[Are you receiving/Did you receive/Do you expect to receive] any compensation from your employer during this leave?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Parental Trajectory (FCPT) - Question identifier:FCPT_Q60

[Are you receiving/Did you receive/Do you expect to receive] any compensation from the government during this leave?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Parental Trajectory (FCPT) - Question identifier:FCPT_Q65

[Do you plan on returning/Did you go back] to work after your leave for the [birth/adoption] of [this child/"child's name"]?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Parental Trajectory (FCPT) - Question identifier:FCPT_Q70

When [do you plan on returning/did you go back] to work?

Min = 2014; Max = 2021

Parental Trajectory (FCPT) - Question identifier:FCPT_N71

(When [do you plan on returning/did you go back] to work?)

Select month. If necessary, ask: (In what month?)

  • 01: January
  • 02: February
  • 03: March
  • 04: April
  • 05: May
  • 06: June
  • 07: July
  • 08: August
  • 09: September
  • 10: October
  • 11: November
  • 12: December
  • 98: RF
  • 99: DK

Children not living at home (CHNH)

Children not living at home (CHNH) - Question identifier:CHNH_Q05

Do you have any children, aged 17 years old or less, who are not currently living with you?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Children not living at home (CHNH) - Question identifier:CHNH_Q10

How many do you have?

Min = 1; Max = 20

Information on children not home (CHIH)

Information on children not home (CHIH) - Question identifier:CHIH_Q05

What is [this child's/the youngest child's/the next youngest child's] first name?

Long Answer Length = 80

Information on children not home (CHIH) - Question identifier:CHIH_Q10

Is [this child/"child's name"] male or female?

  • 1: Male
  • 2: Female
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Information on children not home (CHIH) - Question identifier:CHIH_Q15

What is the date of birth of [this child/"child's name"]?

Min = 1998; Max = 2016

Information on children not home (CHIH) - Question identifier:CHIH_N20

(What is the date of birth of [this child/"child's name"]?)

Select month. If necessary, ask: (In what month?)

  • 01: January
  • 02: February
  • 03: March
  • 04: April
  • 05: May
  • 06: June
  • 07: July
  • 08: August
  • 09: September
  • 10: October
  • 11: November
  • 12: December
  • 98: RF
  • 99: DK

Information on children not home (CHIH) - Question identifier:CHIH_N25

(What is the date of birth of [this child/"child's name"]?)

Enter day. If necessary, ask: (On what day?)

Min = 01; Max = 31

Information on children not home (CHIH) - Question identifier:CHIH_Q27

Does [this child/"child's name"] usually live with you all of the time, more than half of the time, half the time, less than half the time, or none of the time?

  • 1: All of the time
  • 2: More than half of the time
  • 3: Half of the time
  • 4: Less than half of the time
  • 5: None of the time
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Information on children not home (CHIH) - Question identifier:CHIH_Q28

Is this child in a joint custodial arrangement with another parent who lives elsewhere?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Information on children not home (CHIH) - Question identifier:CHIH_Q30

With whom does [this child/"child's name"] usually live?

  • 1: With other parent
  • 2: With other relatives such as grandparent, sibling, aunt
  • 3: With foster or adoptive parents
  • 4: Independently (alone or with others)
  • 5: Other
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Information on children not home (CHIH) - Question identifier:CHIH_Q35

In what year did [this child/"child's name"] last live with you?

Min = 0000; Max = 2016

Child Custody 1 (CHDU)

Child Custody 1 (CHDU) - Question identifier:CHDU_R05

The next questions are about [the child/the children] who [is/are] living with you.

Child Custody 2 - sub-block (CHCU)

Child Custody 2 - sub-block (CHCU) - Question identifier:CHCU_Q05

Does [this child/"child's name"] usually live with you all of the time, more than half of the time, half the time, or less than half the time?

  • 1: All of the time
  • 2: More than half of the time
  • 3: Half of the time
  • 4: Less than half of the time
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Child Custody 2 - sub-block (CHCU) - Question identifier:CHCU_Q10

Is this child in a joint custodial arrangement with another parent who lives elsewhere?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Child Custody 2 - sub-block (CHCU) - Question identifier:CHCU_Q15

Where does [this child/"child's name"] usually live the rest of the time?

  • 1: With the other parent
  • 2: With other relatives such as a grandparent, sibling, or aunt
  • 3: With foster or adoptive parents
  • 4: Independently (alone or with others)
  • 5: Other
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Child's Health Problems (CHHE)

Child's Health Problems (CHHE) - Question identifier:CHHE_Q05

Does ["child's name"] currently need or use medicine prescribed by a doctor, other than vitamins?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Child's Health Problems (CHHE) - Question identifier:CHHE_Q10

Is this because of any medical, behavioral or other health condition?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Child's Health Problems (CHHE) - Question identifier:CHHE_Q15

Is this a condition that has lasted or is expected to last for at least 12 months?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Child's Health Problems (CHHE) - Question identifier:CHHE_Q20

Does ["child's name"] need or use more medical care, mental health or educational services than is usual for most children of the same age?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Child's Health Problems (CHHE) - Question identifier:CHHE_Q25

Is this because of any medical, behavioral or other health condition?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Child's Health Problems (CHHE) - Question identifier:CHHE_Q30

Is this a condition that has lasted or is expected to last for at least 12 months?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Child's Health Problems (CHHE) - Question identifier:CHHE_Q35

Is ["child's name"] limited or prevented in any way in [his/her] ability to do the things most children of the same age can do?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Child's Health Problems (CHHE) - Question identifier:CHHE_Q40

Is this because of any medical, behavioral or other health condition?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Child's Health Problems (CHHE) - Question identifier:CHHE_Q45

Is this a condition that has lasted or is expected to last for at least 12 months?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Child's Health Problems (CHHE) - Question identifier:CHHE_Q50

Does ["child's name"] need or use special therapy, such as physical, occupational or speech therapy?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Child's Health Problems (CHHE) - Question identifier:CHHE_Q55

Is this because of any medical, behavioral or other health condition?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Child's Health Problems (CHHE) - Question identifier:CHHE_Q60

Is this a condition that has lasted or is expected to last for at least 12 months?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Child's Health Problems (CHHE) - Question identifier:CHHE_Q65

Does ["child's name"] have any kind of emotional, developmental or behavioral problem for which [he/she] needs or gets treatment or counselling?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Child's Health Problems (CHHE) - Question identifier:CHHE_Q70

Has this problem lasted or is expected to last for at least 12 months?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Child's Health Problems (CHHE) - Question identifier:CHHE_Q75

Has ["child's name"]'s health condition caused financial problems for your family?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Child's Health Problems (CHHE) - Question identifier:CHHE_Q80

Have you or other family members cut down on the hours you work in order to care for ["child's name"]?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Child's Health Problems (CHHE) - Question identifier:CHHE_Q85

Have you or other family members stopped working because of ["child's name"]'s health conditions?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Child Education 2 - sub block (CHED)

Child Education 2 - sub block (CHED) - Question identifier:CHED_R05

The next section is about ["child's name"] 's experiences at school.

Child Education 2 - sub block (CHED) - Question identifier:CHED_Q05

What type of school is ["child's name"] in?

  • 1: Public school
  • 2: Catholic school, publicly funded
  • 3: Private school
  • 4: Not in school
  • 5: Taught at home (home schooled)
  • 6: Child in an institution (for example hospital, young offender facility, child welfare facility)
  • 7: Other
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Child Education 2 - sub block (CHED) - Question identifier:CHED_Q10

What school grade is ["child's name"] in?

  • 01: Grade 1 (Elementary)
  • 02: Grade 2 (Elementary)
  • 03: Grade 3 (Elementary)
  • 04: Grade 4 (Elementary)
  • 05: Grade 5 (Elementary)
  • 06: Grade 6 (Elementary)
  • 07: [Grade 7/Secondary I / Grade 7/Grade 7 Elementary]
  • 08: [Grade 8/Secondary II / Grade 8/Grade 8 Elementary]
  • 09: [Grade 9/Secondary III / Grade 9/Grade 9 Elementary/Grade 9 (Senior 1)]
  • 10: [Grade 10/Secondary IV / Grade 10/Level 1 Secondary/Grade 10 (Senior 2)]
  • 11: [Grade 11/Level 2 Secondary/Secondary V / Grade 11/Grade 11 (Senior 3)]
  • 12: [Grade 12/Level 3 Secondary/Grade 12 (Senior 4)]
  • 13: Junior Kindergarten / Pre-school
  • 14: (Senior) Kindergarten / Primary
  • 15: Ungraded
  • 98: RF
  • 99: DK

Children - Financial PSE Planning (CHFP)

Children - Financial PSE Planning (CHFP) - Question identifier:CHFP_R05

Now I would like to ask some questions about any financial plans for [your child/your children] in the event that [he continues/she continues/they continue] with postsecondary education.

These questions pertain only to children who are 17 years old or younger.

Children - Financial PSE Planning (CHFP) - Question identifier:CHFP_Q05

Do you (and your spouse or partner) currently have savings set aside for [your child/your children]'s postsecondary education? Types of savings include bank accounts, GICs, RESPs, RRSPs, mutual funds, investment funds, etc.

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Children - Financial PSE Planning (CHFP) - Question identifier:CHFP_Q10

Do you (and your spouse or partner) expect to save at a later date for [your child/your children]'s postsecondary education?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Children - Financial PSE Planning (CHFP) - Question identifier:CHFP_Q15

Understandably, there are many reasons why parents [have not started to save/do not save] for their children's postsecondary education. Could you tell me the main reason or reasons that apply in your situation?

  • 01: Parents will pay or help pay when the time comes (but not with savings)
  • 02: Child will pay and/or take out loans
  • 03: Child will use savings and/or income from others
  • 04: Do not have to pay for postsecondary education
  • 05: Parents do not feel they have an obligation to pay
  • 06: Parents don't think postsecondary education is important
  • 07: Parents don't have sufficient money (no disposable (extra) income)
  • 08: Parents have other priorities - prefer to pay down debt or to save for other purposes
  • 09: Parents will save later
  • 10: Other
  • 98: RF
  • 99: DK

Children - Financial PSE Planning (CHFP) - Question identifier:CHFP_Q20

Which of the following methods are you using to save for [your child/your children]'s postsecondary education?

  • 1: Registered Education Savings Plans (RESPs)
  • 2: Tax-Free Savings Accounts (TFSAs)
  • 3: Regular savings accounts
  • 4: Investments not in a registered account (term deposits, guaranteed investment certificates (GICs), savings bonds, mutual funds, investment funds or publicly traded stocks)
  • 5: Other types of savings methods
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Children - Financial PSE Planning (CHFP) - Question identifier:CHFP_Q25

Do you expect the total savings from RESPs to cover...?

  • 1: The entire cost of [his/her/their] post-secondary education
  • 2: More than half the cost of [his/her/their] post-secondary education
  • 3: Less than half the cost of [his/her/their] post-secondary education
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Children - Financial PSE Planning (CHFP) - Question identifier:CHFP_Q27

What was the value of [your child/your children]'s RESP at the end of 2015? Include earnings and interest as well as the Canada Education Savings Grant (CESG) and the Canada Learning Bond (CLB).

Min = 0; Max = 1000000

Children - Financial PSE Planning (CHFP) - Question identifier:CHFP_Q30

Do you expect the total savings from [this source/all of these sources combined] to cover...?

  • 1: The entire cost of [his/her/their] post-secondary education
  • 2: More than half the cost of [his/her/their] post-secondary education
  • 3: Less than half the cost of [his/her/their] post-secondary education
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Children - Financial PSE Planning (CHFP) - Question identifier:CHFP_Q35

What was the value of these savings at the end of 2015? Include all methods of earnings and interest.

Min = 0; Max = 4000000

Children - Financial PSE Planning (CHFP) - Question identifier:CHFP_Q40

Do you expect that [your child/your children] will pay any part of [his/her/their] education costs?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Child Care Paid (FICP)

Child Care Paid (FICP) - Question identifier:FICP_Q05

In 2015, did you pay for child care, such as day care or babysitting, so that you could work at your paid job(s)?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Child Care Paid (FICP) - Question identifier:FICP_Q10

What was the total amount you paid for child care in 2015 so that you could work at your paid job(s)?

Min = 1; Max = 100000

Support Payments (FISP)

Support Payments (FISP) - Question identifier:FISP_R05

The next few questions are about support payments that you may have received from a former spouse or partner or paid to a former spouse or partner.

Support Payments (FISP) - Question identifier:FISP_Q05

In 2015, did you receive any support payments from a former spouse or partner? That is, spousal support (alimony), separation allowance, or child support.

Include only support payments actually received.
Exclude all other gifts or transfers of money.

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Support Payments (FISP) - Question identifier:FISP_Q10

What was the total amount you received in support payments in 2015?

Min = 1; Max = 999995

Support Payments (FISP) - Question identifier:FISP_Q15

In 2015, did you pay any support payments to a former spouse or partner?

Include only support payments actually paid.
Exclude all other gifts or transfers of money.

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Support Payments (FISP) - Question identifier:FISP_Q20

What was the total amount you paid in support payments in 2015?

Min = 1; Max = 999995

Care giving (CGSC)

Care giving (CGSC) - Question identifier:CGSC_R05

The next questions ask about help or care you may have given to family, friends or neighbours for a long-term illness, disability or aging. This help may include driving them, shopping with or for them, helping with housework, personal care or anything else. Please exclude paid help provided to clients or patients, or help provided on behalf of an organization.

Care giving (CGSC) - Question identifier:CGSC_Q05

Since January 2014, have you helped or cared for someone who had a long-term health condition or a physical or mental disability?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Care giving (CGSC) - Question identifier:CGSC_Q10

Since January 2014, have you helped or cared for someone who had problems related to aging?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Months in which care was given (CGMP)

Months in which care was given (CGMP) - Question identifier:CGMP_Q05

Since January 2014, in what months did you provide care?

  • 00: Provided care in all months
  • 01: January 2014
  • 02: February 2014
  • 03: March 2014
  • 04: April 2014
  • 05: May 2014
  • 06: June 2014
  • 07: July 2014
  • 08: August 2014
  • 09: September 2014
  • 10: October 2014
  • 11: November 2014
  • 12: December 2014
  • 13: January 2015
  • 14: February 2015
  • 15: March 2015
  • 16: April 2015
  • 17: May 2015
  • 18: June 2015
  • 19: July 2015
  • 20: August 2015
  • 21: September 2015
  • 22: October 2015
  • 23: November 2015
  • 24: December 2015
  • 25: January 2016
  • 26: February 2016
  • 27: March 2016
  • 28: April 2016
  • 29: May 2016
  • 30: June 2016
  • 31: July 2016
  • 32: August 2016
  • 33: September 2016
  • 34: October 2016
  • 35: November 2016
  • 36: December 2016
  • 98: RF
  • 99: DK

Number of hours of help provided by respondent (CGHP)

Number of hours of help provided by respondent (CGHP) - Question identifier:CGHP_Q10

In an average week, how many hours of care or help did you provide?

Min = 0; Max = 168

Number of people helped by the respondent (CGPP)

Number of people helped by the respondent (CGPP) - Question identifier:CGPP_Q10

How many family members, friends or neighbours have you helped?

Min = 1; Max = 60

Relationship to the Primary Care Receiver (CGPR)

Relationship to the Primary Care Receiver (CGPR) - Question identifier:CGPR_R10

Now some questions about the person to whom, since January 2014, you have dedicated the most time and resources because of a long-term health condition, a physical or mental disability, or problems related to aging.

Relationship to the Primary Care Receiver (CGPR) - Question identifier:CGPR_Q10

What is the first name of this person?

Long Answer Length = 30

Relationship to the Primary Care Receiver (CGPR) - Question identifier:CGPR_Q20

How old is [this person/"person's name"]?

Min = 0; Max = 995

Relationship to the Primary Care Receiver (CGPR) - Question identifier:CGPR_Q30

How old was [this person/"person's name"] at the time of his/her death?

Min = 0; Max = 130

Relationship to the Primary Care Receiver (CGPR) - Question identifier:CGPR_Q35

What [was/is] the relationship of [this person/"person's name"] to you?

  • 01: Husband
  • 02: Wife
  • 03: Partner of respondent
  • 04: Ex-husband
  • 05: Ex-wife
  • 06: Ex-partner of respondent
  • 07: Son of respondent
  • 08: Daughter of respondent
  • 09: Father of respondent
  • 10: Mother of respondent
  • 11: Brother of respondent
  • 12: Sister of respondent
  • 13: Grandson of respondent
  • 14: Granddaughter of respondent
  • 15: Grandfather of respondent
  • 16: Grandmother of respondent
  • 17: Son-in-law of respondent
  • 18: Daughter-in-law of respondent
  • 19: Father-in-law of respondent
  • 20: Mother-in-law of respondent
  • 21: Brother-in-law of respondent
  • 22: Sister-in-law of respondent
  • 23: Nephew of respondent
  • 24: Niece of respondent
  • 25: Uncle of respondent
  • 26: Aunt of respondent
  • 27: Cousin of respondent
  • 28: Close friend of respondent
  • 29: Neighbour of respondent
  • 30: Co-worker of respondent
  • 31: Other
  • 98: RF
  • 99: DK

Relationship to the Primary Care Receiver (CGPR) - Question identifier:CGPR_Q40

What [was/is] [this person/"person's name"]'s sex?

  • 1: Male
  • 2: Female
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Distance to Care Receiver (CGDI)

Distance to Care Receiver (CGDI) - Question identifier:CGDI_Q05

[How close does ["person's name"/this person] live to you?/At the time you were providing help, how close did ["person's name"/this person] live to you?

  • 1: In the same household
  • 2: In the same building
  • 3: Less than 10 minutes by car
  • 4: 10 minutes to less than 30 minutes by car
  • 5: 30 minutes to less than 1 hour by car
  • 6: 1 hour to less than 3 hours by car
  • 7: 3 hours or more by car
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Care Giving Impact on Finances and Work (CGIW)

Care Giving Impact on Finances and Work (CGIW) - Question identifier:CGIW_Q05

Did providing this care cause financial problems for you?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Care Giving Impact on Finances and Work (CGIW) - Question identifier:CGIW_Q10

Did you cut down on the hours you work in order to provide this care?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Care Giving Impact on Finances and Work (CGIW) - Question identifier:CGIW_Q15

Did you stop working altogether in order to provide this care?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Disability Screening Questions - Short Version (CATI) (DSDS)

Disability Screening Questions - Short Version (CATI) (DSDS) - Question identifier:DSDS_R01

The following questions are about difficulties you may have doing certain activities. Please tell me only about difficulties or long-term conditions that have lasted or are expected to last for six months or more.

Disability Screening Questions - Short Version (CATI) (DSDS) - Question identifier:DSDS_Q01

Do you have any difficulty seeing?

  • 1: No
  • 2: Sometimes
  • 3: Often
  • 4: Always
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Disability Screening Questions - Short Version (CATI) (DSDS) - Question identifier:DSDS_Q02

Do you wear glasses or contact lenses to improve your vision?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Disability Screening Questions - Short Version (CATI) (DSDS) - Question identifier:DSDS_Q03

[With your glasses or contact lenses, which/Which] of the following best describes your ability to see? You... ?

  • 1: Have no difficulty seeing
  • 2: Have some difficulty (seeing)
  • 3: Have a lot of difficulty (seeing)
  • 4: Are legally blind
  • 5: Are blind
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Disability Screening Questions - Short Version (CATI) (DSDS) - Question identifier:DSDS_Q04

How often does this [difficulty/condition] limit your daily activities?

  • 1: Never
  • 2: Rarely
  • 3: Sometimes
  • 4: Often
  • 5: Always
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Disability Screening Questions - Short Version (CATI) (DSDS) - Question identifier:DSDS_Q05

Do you have any difficulty hearing?

  • 1: No
  • 2: Sometimes
  • 3: Often
  • 4: Always
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Disability Screening Questions - Short Version (CATI) (DSDS) - Question identifier:DSDS_Q06

Do you use a hearing aid or cochlear implant?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Disability Screening Questions - Short Version (CATI) (DSDS) - Question identifier:DSDS_Q07

[With your hearing aid or cochlear implant, which/Which] of the following best describes your ability to hear? You... ?

  • 1: Have no difficulty hearing
  • 2: Have some difficulty (hearing)
  • 3: Have a lot of difficulty (hearing)
  • 4: Cannot hear at all
  • 5: Are deaf
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Disability Screening Questions - Short Version (CATI) (DSDS) - Question identifier:DSDS_Q08

How often does this [difficulty/condition] limit your daily activities?

  • 1: Never
  • 2: Rarely
  • 3: Sometimes
  • 4: Often
  • 5: Always
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Disability Screening Questions - Short Version (CATI) (DSDS) - Question identifier:DSDS_Q09

Do you have any difficulty walking, using stairs, using your hands or fingers or doing other physical activities?

  • 1: No
  • 2: Sometimes
  • 3: Often
  • 4: Always
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Disability Screening Questions - Short Version (CATI) (DSDS) - Question identifier:DSDS_R10

The following questions are about your ability to move around, even when using an aid such as a cane.

Disability Screening Questions - Short Version (CATI) (DSDS) - Question identifier:DSDS_Q10

How much difficulty do you have walking on a flat surface for 15 minutes without resting?

  • 1: No difficulty
  • 2: Some (difficulty)
  • 3: A lot (of difficulty)
  • 4: You cannot do at all
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Disability Screening Questions - Short Version (CATI) (DSDS) - Question identifier:DSDS_Q11

How much difficulty do you have walking up or down a flight of stairs, about 12 steps without resting?

  • 1: No difficulty
  • 2: Some (difficulty)
  • 3: A lot (of difficulty)
  • 4: You cannot do at all
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Disability Screening Questions - Short Version (CATI) (DSDS) - Question identifier:DSDS_Q12

How often [does this difficulty walking limit/does this difficulty using stairs limit/do these difficulties limit] your daily activities?

  • 1: Never
  • 2: Rarely
  • 3: Sometimes
  • 4: Often
  • 5: Always
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Disability Screening Questions - Short Version (CATI) (DSDS) - Question identifier:DSDS_Q13

How much difficulty do you have bending down and picking up an object from the floor?

  • 1: No difficulty
  • 2: Some (difficulty)
  • 3: A lot (of difficulty)
  • 4: You cannot do at all
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Disability Screening Questions - Short Version (CATI) (DSDS) - Question identifier:DSDS_Q14

How much difficulty do you have reaching in any direction, for example, above your head?

  • 1: No difficulty
  • 2: Some (difficulty)
  • 3: A lot (of difficulty)
  • 4: You cannot do at all
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Disability Screening Questions - Short Version (CATI) (DSDS) - Question identifier:DSDS_Q15

How often [does this difficulty bending down and picking up an object limit/does this difficulty reaching limit/do these difficulties limit] your daily activities?

  • 1: Never
  • 2: Rarely
  • 3: Sometimes
  • 4: Often
  • 5: Always
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Disability Screening Questions - Short Version (CATI) (DSDS) - Question identifier:DSDS_Q16

How much difficulty do you have using your fingers to grasp small objects like a pencil or scissors?

  • 1: No difficulty
  • 2: Some (difficulty)
  • 3: A lot (of difficulty)
  • 4: You cannot do at all
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Disability Screening Questions - Short Version (CATI) (DSDS) - Question identifier:DSDS_Q17

How often does this difficulty using your fingers limit your daily activities?

  • 1: Never
  • 2: Rarely
  • 3: Sometimes
  • 4: Often
  • 5: Always
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Disability Screening Questions - Short Version (CATI) (DSDS) - Question identifier:DSDS_R18

Please answer for difficulties or long-term conditions that have lasted or are expected to last for six months or more.

Disability Screening Questions - Short Version (CATI) (DSDS) - Question identifier:DSDS_Q18

Do you have any difficulty learning, remembering or concentrating?

  • 1: No
  • 2: Sometimes
  • 3: Often
  • 4: Always
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Disability Screening Questions - Short Version (CATI) (DSDS) - Question identifier:DSDS_Q19

Do you think you have a condition that makes it difficult in general for you to learn? This may include learning disabilities such as dyslexia, hyperactivity, attention problems, etc..

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Disability Screening Questions - Short Version (CATI) (DSDS) - Question identifier:DSDS_Q20

Has a teacher, doctor or other health care professional ever said that you had a learning disability?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Disability Screening Questions - Short Version (CATI) (DSDS) - Question identifier:DSDS_Q21

How often are your daily activities limited by this condition?

  • 1: Never
  • 2: Rarely
  • 3: Sometimes
  • 4: Often
  • 5: Always
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Disability Screening Questions - Short Version (CATI) (DSDS) - Question identifier:DSDS_Q22

Has a doctor, psychologist or other health care professional ever said that you had a developmental disability or disorder? This may include Down syndrome, autism, Asperger syndrome, mental impairment due to lack of oxygen at birth, etc..

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Disability Screening Questions - Short Version (CATI) (DSDS) - Question identifier:DSDS_Q23

Do you have any ongoing memory problems or periods of confusion? Please exclude occasional forgetfulness such as not remembering where you put your keys.

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Disability Screening Questions - Short Version (CATI) (DSDS) - Question identifier:DSDS_Q24

How often are your daily activities limited by this problem?

  • 1: Never
  • 2: Rarely
  • 3: Sometimes
  • 4: Often
  • 5: Always
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Disability Screening Questions - Short Version (CATI) (DSDS) - Question identifier:DSDS_Q25

Please remember that your answers will be kept strictly confidential.

Do you have any emotional, psychological or mental health conditions? These may include anxiety, depression, bipolar disorder, substance abuse, anorexia, etc..

  • 1: No
  • 2: Sometimes
  • 3: Often
  • 4: Always
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Disability Screening Questions - Short Version (CATI) (DSDS) - Question identifier:DSDS_Q26

How often are your daily activities limited by this condition?

  • 1: Never
  • 2: Rarely
  • 3: Sometimes
  • 4: Often
  • 5: Always
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Disability Screening Questions - Short Version (CATI) (DSDS) - Question identifier:DSDS_Q27

Do you have any other health problem or long-term condition that has lasted or is expected to last for six months or more?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Disability Screening Questions - Short Version (CATI) (DSDS) - Question identifier:DSDS_Q28

How often does this health problem or long-term condition limit your daily activities?

  • 1: Never
  • 2: Rarely
  • 3: Sometimes
  • 4: Often
  • 5: Always
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Disability Screening Questions - Short Version (CATI) (DSDS) - Question identifier:DSDS_R29

The following questions are about pain due to a long-term condition that has lasted or is expected to last for six months or more.

Disability Screening Questions - Short Version (CATI) (DSDS) - Question identifier:DSDS_Q29

Do you have pain that is always present?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Disability Screening Questions - Short Version (CATI) (DSDS) - Question identifier:DSDS_Q30

Do you [also] have periods of pain that reoccur from time to time?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Disability Screening Questions - Short Version (CATI) (DSDS) - Question identifier:DSDS_Q31

How often does this pain limit your daily activities?

  • 1: Never
  • 2: Rarely
  • 3: Sometimes
  • 4: Often
  • 5: Always
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Main Cause (DSMC)

Main Cause (DSMC) - Question identifier:DSMC_R05

You reported earlier that you have a condition or health problem that limits your daily activities.

Main Cause (DSMC) - Question identifier:DSMC_Q10

At what age did you first start having any difficulty or activity limitation?

Min = 0; Max = 130

Main Cause (DSMC) - Question identifier:DSMC_R15

We've been discussing various limitations that people may face. Now, I'd like to ask you about the main condition that may contribute to the difficulties that you have mentioned.

Main Cause (DSMC) - Question identifier:DSMC_Q15

What is the main medical condition which causes you the most difficulty or limits your activities?

Long Answer Length = 50

Main Cause (DSMC) - Question identifier:DSMC_Q20

Which of the following best describes the cause of [this condition, ["name of condition"]/the second condition you mentioned, ["name of condition"]]?

  • 1: Existed at birth
  • 2: Disease or illness
  • 3: Non-work related accident or injury
  • 4: Work-related cause (e.g. accident, injury, exposure to toxins, high levels of stress)
  • 5: Ageing
  • 6: Undetermined cause
  • 7: Another cause
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Health Module Introduction (HEIN)

Health Module Introduction (HEIN) - Question identifier:HEIN_R05

The next few questions are about your health.

Self-Reported Health (HERH)

Self-Reported Health (HERH) - Question identifier:HERH_Q05

In general, would you say your health is excellent, very good, good, fair, or poor?

  • 1: Excellent
  • 2: Very good
  • 3: Good
  • 4: Fair
  • 5: Poor
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Self-Reported Health (HERH) - Question identifier:HERH_Q10

Compared to one year ago, how would you say your health is now? Is it:

  • 1: Much better now than 1 year ago
  • 2: Somewhat better now than 1 year ago
  • 3: About the same as 1 year ago
  • 4: Somewhat worse now than 1 year ago
  • 5: Much worse now than 1 year ago
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Self-Reported Health (HERH) - Question identifier:HERH_Q15

In general, would you say your mental health is:

  • 1: Excellent
  • 2: Very good
  • 3: Good
  • 4: Fair
  • 5: Poor
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Mental Health (HEMH)

Mental Health (HEMH) - Question identifier:HEMH_R05

The following questions deal with feelings you may have had during the past month.

Mental Health (HEMH) - Question identifier:HEMH_Q05

During the past month, that is from ["date 30 days before interview"] to yesterday, about how often did you feel:

tired out for no good reason?

  • 1: All of the time
  • 2: Most of the time
  • 3: Some of the time
  • 4: A little of the time
  • 5: None of that time
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Mental Health (HEMH) - Question identifier:HEMH_Q10

(During the past month, that is from ["date 30 days before interview"] to yesterday, about how often did you feel:)

nervous?

  • 1: All of the time
  • 2: Most of the time
  • 3: Some of the time
  • 4: A little of the time
  • 5: None of that time
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Mental Health (HEMH) - Question identifier:HEMH_Q15

(During the past month, that is from ["date 30 days before interview"] to yesterday, about how often did you feel:)

so nervous that nothing could calm you down?

  • 1: All of the time
  • 2: Most of the time
  • 3: Some of the time
  • 4: A little of the time
  • 5: None of that time
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Mental Health (HEMH) - Question identifier:HEMH_Q20

(During the past month, that is from ["date 30 days before interview"] to yesterday, about how often did you feel:)

hopeless?

  • 1: All of the time
  • 2: Most of the time
  • 3: Some of the time
  • 4: A little of the time
  • 5: None of that time
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Mental Health (HEMH) - Question identifier:HEMH_Q25

(During the past month, that is from ["date 30 days before interview"] to yesterday, about how often did you feel:)

restless or fidgety?

  • 1: All of the time
  • 2: Most of the time
  • 3: Some of the time
  • 4: A little of the time
  • 5: None of that time
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Mental Health (HEMH) - Question identifier:HEMH_Q30

(During the past month, that is from ["date 30 days before interview"] to yesterday, about how often did you feel:)

so restless that you could not sit still?

  • 1: All of the time
  • 2: Most of the time
  • 3: Some of the time
  • 4: A little of the time
  • 5: None of that time
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Mental Health (HEMH) - Question identifier:HEMH_Q35

(During the past month, that is from ["date 30 days before interview"] to yesterday, about how often did you feel:)

sad or depressed?

  • 1: All of the time
  • 2: Most of the time
  • 3: Some of the time
  • 4: A little of the time
  • 5: None of that time
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Mental Health (HEMH) - Question identifier:HEMH_Q40

(During the past month, that is from ["date 30 days before interview"] to yesterday, about how often did you feel:)

so depressed that nothing could cheer you up?

  • 1: All of the time
  • 2: Most of the time
  • 3: Some of the time
  • 4: A little of the time
  • 5: None of that time
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Mental Health (HEMH) - Question identifier:HEMH_Q45

(During the past month, that is from ["date 30 days before interview"] to yesterday, about how often did you feel:)

that everything was an effort?

  • 1: All of the time
  • 2: Most of the time
  • 3: Some of the time
  • 4: A little of the time
  • 5: None of that time
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Mental Health (HEMH) - Question identifier:HEMH_Q50

(During the past month, that is from ["date 30 days before interview"] to yesterday, about how often did you feel:)

worthless?

  • 1: All of the time
  • 2: Most of the time
  • 3: Some of the time
  • 4: A little of the time
  • 5: None of that time
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Life Events (MELF)

Life Events (MELF) - Question identifier:MELF_R05

I would now like you to think about major events that may have happened in your life since January 2014.

Life Events (MELF) - Question identifier:MELF_Q05

Which of these life events have you experienced since January 2014?

  • 01: Lost a job (lay off, job loss due to a business closure or a decline in business activities, etc.)
  • 02: Major worsening in financial situation
  • 03: Victim of a non-violent crime (e.g., theft, property damage)
  • 04: Victim of physical violence (e.g., assault)
  • 05: Serious personal injury or illness to close relative or friend (physical or mental)
  • 06: Serious personal injury or illness to self (physical or mental)
  • 07: Death of a close relative or friend
  • 08: Death of a parent
  • 09: Death of a spouse or partner
  • 10: Death of a child
  • 11: Received income worth $5,000 or more that was non-taxable, such as money gifts from persons outside your household, cash inheritances or life insurance settlements
  • 12: None of the above
  • 98: RF
  • 99: DK

Life Events (MELF) - Question identifier:MELF_Q06

What was the total amount of non-taxable income that you received since January 2014?

Min = 5000; Max = 999999995

Life Events Dates (MEED)

Life Events Dates (MEED) - Question identifier:MEED_Q05

In what year did [a child die/a spouse or a partner die/a parent die/a relative or friend die/you get injured or become ill/a person get injured or become ill/you experience physical violence/a non-violent crime occur/your financial situation worsen/you lose a job/you receive the income that was non-taxable]?

  • 1: 2014
  • 2: 2015
  • 3: 2016
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Life Events Dates (MEED) - Question identifier:MEED_Q10

What was the amount of non-taxable income that you received in 2014?

Min = 0; Max = 999999995

Life Events Dates (MEED) - Question identifier:MEED_Q15

What was the amount of non-taxable income that you received in 2015?

Min = 0; Max = 999999995

Life Events Dates (MEED) - Question identifier:MEED_Q20

What was the amount of non-taxable income that you received in 2016?

Min = 0; Max = 999999995

Satisfaction with Life (SASA)

Satisfaction with Life (SASA) - Question identifier:SASA_R01

I am now going to ask about your satisfaction with certain areas of your life. Please rate your feelings about them, using a scale of 0 to 10 where 0 means "Very dissatisfied" and 10 means "Very satisfied".

Satisfaction with Life (SASA) - Question identifier:SASA_Q05

How do you feel about your life as a whole right now?

  • 00: 0 Very dissatisfied
  • 01: 1
  • 02: 2
  • 03: 3
  • 04: 4
  • 05: 5
  • 06: 6
  • 07: 7
  • 08: 8
  • 09: 9
  • 10: 10 Very satisfied
  • 98: RF
  • 99: DK

Satisfaction with Life (SASA) - Question identifier:SASA_Q10

Using the same scale, how do you feel about your job?

  • 00: 0 Very dissatisfied
  • 01: 1
  • 02: 2
  • 03: 3
  • 04: 4
  • 05: 5
  • 06: 6
  • 07: 7
  • 08: 8
  • 09: 9
  • 10: 10 Very satisfied
  • 98: RF
  • 99: DK

Satisfaction with Life (SASA) - Question identifier:SASA_Q15

Using the same scale, how do you feel about your finances?

  • 00: 0 Very dissatisfied
  • 01: 1
  • 02: 2
  • 03: 3
  • 04: 4
  • 05: 5
  • 06: 6
  • 07: 7
  • 08: 8
  • 09: 9
  • 10: 10 Very satisfied
  • 98: RF
  • 99: DK

Dwelling (ADDW)

Dwelling (ADDW) - Question identifier:ADDW_R05

The next few questions are about the type of dwelling you live in.

Dwelling (ADDW) - Question identifier:ADDW_Q05

Is this dwelling... ?

  • 1: Owned by you or a member of this household, even if it is still being paid for
  • 2: Rented (even if no cash rent is paid)
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Dwelling (ADDW) - Question identifier:ADDW_Q10

Is there a mortgage on this dwelling?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Dwelling (ADDW) - Question identifier:ADDW_Q15

What are the total regular monthly mortgage or similar payments for this dwelling?

Min = 0; Max = 300000

Dwelling (ADDW) - Question identifier:ADDW_Q20

Are property taxes included in your mortgage payments?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Dwelling (ADDW) - Question identifier:ADDW_Q25

How much is now owed on all mortgages on this dwelling?

Min = 0; Max = 30000000

Dwelling (ADDW) - Question identifier:ADDW_Q30

If you were to sell your dwelling today, how much would you expect to sell it for?

Min = 0; Max = 30000000

Dwelling (ADDW) - Question identifier:ADDW_Q35

Is this dwelling part of a condominium development?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Dwelling (ADDW) - Question identifier:ADDW_Q40

What are the monthly condominium fees for this dwelling?

Min = 0; Max = 30000

Dwelling (ADDW) - Question identifier:ADDW_Q45

Do you pay a monthly rent for this dwelling?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No, rented without cash payment
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Dwelling (ADDW) - Question identifier:ADDW_Q50

What is the regular monthly rent for this dwelling?

Min = 0; Max = 30000

Dwelling (ADDW) - Question identifier:ADDW_Q55

How many bedrooms are there in this dwelling?

Min = 0; Max = 20

Dwelling (ADDW) - Question identifier:ADDW_Q60

Is this dwelling in need of any repairs?

Do not include remodelling or additions.

  • 1: No, only regular maintenance is needed (painting, furnace cleaning, etc.)
  • 2: Yes, minor repairs are needed (missing or loose floor tiles, bricks or shingles, defective steps, railing or siding, etc.)
  • 3: Yes, major repairs are needed (defective plumbing or electrical wiring, structural repairs to walls, floors or ceilings, etc.)
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Dwelling (ADDW) - Question identifier:ADDW_Q65

For this dwelling, what are the monthly payments for utilities including heat, electricity, water and other municipal services?

Min = 0; Max = 20000

Dwelling (ADDW) - Question identifier:ADDW_Q70

What are the estimated yearly property taxes (municipal and school) for this dwelling?

Min = 0; Max = 200000

Assets and debts (ADAD)

Assets and debts (ADAD) - Question identifier:ADAD_R01

The following section will collect a few details about your family's current financial portfolio. For instance, I will be asking you about the types and approximate worth of the things owned by you or other members of your family and what you currently owe on various types of debts.

By family we mean all related members of your family who usually reside in your household even if they are temporarily away.

Assets and debts (ADAD) - Question identifier:ADAD_Q01

Do you or does anyone in your family own any of the following tangible assets?

  • 1: House or property (in or out of Canada, including your principal residence)
  • 2: Vehicles (i.e., cars, trucks, watercrafts, RVs, trailers, snowmobiles, ATVs, etc)
  • 3: Collections, antiques, jewels, and other valuables
  • 4: Other tangible assets
  • 5: None of these assets
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Assets and debts (ADAD) - Question identifier:ADAD_Q02

How much do you think they could be sold for today? [Please include the expected selling price of your principal dwelling.]

Min = 0; Max = 15000000

Assets and debts (ADAD) - Question identifier:ADAD_Q02A

Would you be prepared to answer this question if we ask it in broad categories?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Assets and debts (ADAD) - Question identifier:ADAD_Q02B

In which of the following groups do you estimate how much these assets could be sold for today?

  • 1: Less than $100,000
  • 2: $100,000 to less than $300,000
  • 3: $300,000 to less than $500,000
  • 4: $500,000 to less than $700,000
  • 5: $700,000 to less than $900,000
  • 6: $900,000 or more
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Assets and debts (ADAD) - Question identifier:ADAD_Q03

Do you or anyone in your family currently have any Registered Retirement Savings Plans (RRSPs)?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Assets and debts (ADAD) - Question identifier:ADAD_Q04

In your estimation, what is the current total value of these RRSPs?

Min = 0; Max = 15000000

Assets and debts (ADAD) - Question identifier:ADAD_Q04A

Would you be prepared to answer this question if we ask it in broad categories?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Assets and debts (ADAD) - Question identifier:ADAD_Q04B

In which of the following groups do you estimate the value of these RRSPs?

  • 1: Less than $25,000
  • 2: $25,000 to less than $50,000
  • 3: $50,000 to less than $75,000
  • 4: $75,000 to less than $100,000
  • 5: $100,000 to less than $125,000
  • 6: $125,000 or more
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Assets and debts (ADAD) - Question identifier:ADAD_Q05

Do you or anyone in your family currently have any Registered Education Saving Plans (RESPs)?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Assets and debts (ADAD) - Question identifier:ADAD_Q06

In your estimation, what is the current total value of these RESPs?

Min = 0; Max = 15000000

Assets and debts (ADAD) - Question identifier:ADAD_Q06A

Would you be prepared to answer this question if we ask it in broad categories?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Assets and debts (ADAD) - Question identifier:ADAD_Q06B

In which of the following groups do you estimate the value of these RESPs?

  • 1: Less than $5,000
  • 2: $5,000 to less than $10,000
  • 3: $10,000 to less than $15,000
  • 4: $15,000 to less than $20,000
  • 5: $20,000 to less than $25,000
  • 6: $25,000 or more
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Assets and debts (ADAD) - Question identifier:ADAD_R07

The following questions are about general financial assets, business assets, and debts. As before, please remember to include the rest of your household when responding and providing values.

Assets and debts (ADAD) - Question identifier:ADAD_Q07

Do you or anyone in your family own any of the following financial assets?

  • 1: Cash savings (from savings or chequing accounts)
  • 2: Investments (stocks, bonds, term deposits, GICs, Non-RRSP Mutual funds)
  • 3: Registered disability savings plan
  • 4: Tax free savings plan
  • 5: Other financial assets
  • 6: None of these assets
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Assets and debts (ADAD) - Question identifier:ADAD_Q08

In your estimation, what is the total value of these financial assets?

Min = 0; Max = 15000000

Assets and debts (ADAD) - Question identifier:ADAD_Q08A

Would you be prepared to answer this question if we ask it in broad categories?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Assets and debts (ADAD) - Question identifier:ADAD_Q08B

In which of the following groups do you estimate the value of these financial assets?

  • 1: Less than $10,000
  • 2: $10,000 to less than $30,000
  • 3: $30,000 to less than $50,000
  • 4: $50,000 to less than $70,000
  • 5: $70,000 to less than $90,000
  • 6: $90,000 or more
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Assets and debts (ADAD) - Question identifier:ADAD_Q09

Do you or anyone in your family own any of the following business assets or properties?

  • 1: Agricultural property, machinery and equipment
  • 2: Wholly or partially owned business property and assets
  • 3: Copyrights, patents or royalties
  • 4: Other business assets or property (properties)
  • 5: None of these assets
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Assets and debts (ADAD) - Question identifier:ADAD_Q10

In your estimation, what is the total value of these business assets or properties?

Min = 0; Max = 15000000

Assets and debts (ADAD) - Question identifier:ADAD_Q10A

Would you be prepared to answer this question if we ask it in broad categories?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Assets and debts (ADAD) - Question identifier:ADAD_Q10B

In which of the following groups do you estimate the value of these business assets or properties?

  • 1: Less than $25,000
  • 2: $25,000 to less than $75,000
  • 3: $75,000 to less than $150,000
  • 4: $150,000 to less than $250,000
  • 5: $250,000 to less than $500,000
  • 6: $500,000 or more
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Assets and debts (ADAD) - Question identifier:ADAD_Q11

Do you or anyone in your family currently have any of the following types of debts or liabilities?

  • 01: Mortgages (include principal residence and other mortgages)
  • 02: Student loans
  • 03: Payday loans
  • 04: Other loans (other than student loans or pay day loans)
  • 05: Outstanding credit card balances
  • 06: Outstanding balances on lines of credit
  • 07: Other debts or liabilities
  • 08: None of these debts or liabilities
  • 98: RF
  • 99: DK

Assets and debts (ADAD) - Question identifier:ADAD_Q12

In your estimation, what is the total value of these debts and liabilities? [Please include the value of any mortgages that you already told us about.]

Min = 0; Max = 15000000

Assets and debts (ADAD) - Question identifier:ADAD_Q12A

Would you be prepared to answer this question if we ask it in broad categories?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Assets and debts (ADAD) - Question identifier:ADAD_Q12B

In which of the following groups do you estimate the value of these debts and liabilities?

  • 1: Less than $50,000
  • 2: $50,000 to less than $150,000
  • 3: $150,000 to less than $250,000
  • 4: $250,000 to less than $350,000
  • 5: $350,000 to less than $450,000
  • 6: $450,000 or more
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Economic Hardship (ADEH)

Economic Hardship (ADEH) - Question identifier:ADEH_R01

The next few questions are about how your household deals with day to day finances.

Your answers should cover the past 12 months, that is from ["month of interview", 2015] to yesterday.

Economic Hardship (ADEH) - Question identifier:ADEH_Q01

In the past 12 months, that is from ["month of interview", 2015] to yesterday, did [you/you and your household] ever ask for financial help from friends or relatives for day-to-day expenses because you were short of money?

  • 1: Yes, sometimes
  • 2: Yes, often
  • 3: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Economic Hardship (ADEH) - Question identifier:ADEH_Q02

(In the past 12 months, that is from ["month of interview", 2015] to yesterday) did [you/you and your household] ever take on debt or sell an asset for day-to-day expenses because you were short of money?

  • 1: Yes, sometimes
  • 2: Yes, often
  • 3: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Economic Hardship (ADEH) - Question identifier:ADEH_Q03

(In the past 12 months, that is from ["month of interview", 2015] to yesterday) did [you/you and your household] ever have to turn to a charity organization (such as a food bank or a thrift store) because you were short of money?

  • 1: Yes, sometimes
  • 2: Yes, often
  • 3: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Economic Hardship (ADEH) - Question identifier:ADEH_Q04

(In the past 12 months, that is from ["month of interview", 2015] to yesterday) how difficult or easy was it for [you/you and your household] to meet your needs in terms of transportation, housing, food, clothing and other necessary expenses? Was it...?

  • 1: Very difficult
  • 2: Difficult
  • 3: Easy
  • 4: Very easy
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Economic Hardship (ADEH) - Question identifier:ADEH_Q05

(In the past 12 months, that is from ["month of interview", 2015] to yesterday) have [you/you and your household] experienced significant financial difficulty because of a long term disability or health problem [of a member of your household]?

  • 1: Yes, sometimes
  • 2: Yes, often
  • 3: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Biography Introduction (DGBI)

Biography Introduction (DGBI) - Question identifier:DGBI_R05

This last section of the survey deals with your biography. That is, historical information about you. It may seem as though we touched on some of these areas earlier, but these questions refer to your whole life as opposed to the last two years[. Also, since you are new to this survey, I will need to ask you some questions that other members of your household answered in the last interview./.]

Biography Introduction (DGBI) - Question identifier:DGBI_R10

I would like to start with some general questions.

Born in Canada (DGBC)

Born in Canada (DGBC) - Question identifier:DGBC_Q01

Were you born in Canada?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Mother tongue (DGMT)

Mother tongue (DGMT) - Question identifier:DGMT_Q05

What is the language that you first learned at home in childhood and still understand?

  • 01: English
  • 02: French
  • 03: Italian
  • 04: Chinese
  • 05: German
  • 06: Portuguese
  • 07: Polish
  • 08: Ukrainian
  • 09: Spanish
  • 10: Dutch
  • 11: Punjabi
  • 12: Greek
  • 13: Other
  • 98: RF
  • 99: DK

Mother tongue (DGMT) - Question identifier:DGMT_N06

Did the respondent mention more than 1 language?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No

Mother tongue (DGMT) - Question identifier:DGMT_Q10

What is the second language that you first learned at home in childhood and still understand?

  • 01: English
  • 02: French
  • 03: Italian
  • 04: Chinese
  • 05: German
  • 06: Portuguese
  • 07: Polish
  • 08: Ukrainian
  • 09: Spanish
  • 10: Dutch
  • 11: Punjabi
  • 12: Greek
  • 13: Other
  • 98: RF
  • 99: DK

High School Completed (EHHS)

High School Completed (EHHS) - Question identifier:EHHS_R05

I would now like to ask you some questions about your education.

High School Completed (EHHS) - Question identifier:EHHS_Q05

Have you graduated from high school (secondary school) including high school equivalency?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

High School Completed (EHHS) - Question identifier:EHHS_Q10

What is the highest grade of elementary, junior high, or high school that you have ever completed?

  • 1: Less than Grade 6
  • 2: Grade 6
  • 3: Grade 7-8 (Secondary 1 or 2 in Québec)
  • 4: Grade 9 (Secondary 3 in Québec or Senior 1 in Manitoba)
  • 5: Grade 10 - 13 (Secondary 4 or 5 in Québec, Senior 2, 3 or 4 in Manitoba, Level I, II or III in Newfoundland and Labrador, OAC in Ontario)
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

High School Completed (EHHS) - Question identifier:EHHS_Q15

In what province or territory were you last in high school or junior high school?

  • 10: Newfoundland and Labrador
  • 11: Prince Edward Island
  • 12: Nova Scotia
  • 13: New Brunswick
  • 24: Quebec
  • 35: Ontario
  • 46: Manitoba
  • 47: Saskatchewan
  • 48: Alberta
  • 59: British Columbia
  • 60: Yukon
  • 61: Northwest Territories
  • 62: Nunavut
  • 76: U.S.A.
  • 77: Outside of Canada and U.S.A.
  • 98: RF
  • 99: DK

High School Completed (EHHS) - Question identifier:EHHS_Q20

Was the high school or secondary school diploma you received a vocational diploma such as: an attestation of vocational training, diploma of vocational studies, or an attestation of vocational specialisation?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

High School Completed (EHHS) - Question identifier:EHHS_Q25

In what year did you complete your high school diploma requirements?

Min = 1900; Max = 2016

Education History - Postsecondary (EHPS)

Education History - Postsecondary (EHPS) - Question identifier:EHPS_R05

The following questions are about postsecondary degrees, certificates, or diplomas you may have pursued. It may seem as though we asked some of these questions earlier, but now we are asking about your whole life, not just the last two years.

Education History - Postsecondary (EHPS) - Question identifier:EHPS_Q05

Have you received any postsecondary education that could be counted towards a degree, certificate or diploma from an educational institution?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Education History - Postsecondary (EHPS) - Question identifier:EHPS_Q10

When did you first start your postsecondary education?

Min = 1900; Max = 2016

Education History - Postsecondary (EHPS) - Question identifier:EHPS_Q15

Have you completed a Registered Apprenticeship or other trades certificate or diploma?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Education History - Postsecondary (EHPS) - Question identifier:EHPS_Q20

How many Registered Apprenticeship or other trades certificates or diplomas have you completed?

Min = 1; Max = 95

Education History - Postsecondary (EHPS) - Question identifier:EHPS_Q25

Have you completed a college, CEGEP, or other non-university certificate or diploma?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Education History - Postsecondary (EHPS) - Question identifier:EHPS_Q30

How many college, CEGEP, or other non-university certificates or diplomas have you completed?

Min = 1; Max = 95

Education History - Postsecondary (EHPS) - Question identifier:EHPS_Q35

Have you completed a university degree, certificate or diploma?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Education History - Postsecondary (EHPS) - Question identifier:EHPS_Q40

How many university degrees, certificates or diplomas have you completed?

Min = 1; Max = 95

Education History - Postsecondary (EHPS) - Question identifier:EHPS_Q45

Did you, your parents, guardians, or anyone else, open an RESP for your postsecondary education?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Education History - Postsecondary (EHPS) - Question identifier:EHPS_Q50

Is one of the reasons why you did not [complete your/receive any] postsecondary education because you did not have enough savings?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Education History - Postsecondary (EHPS) - Question identifier:EHPS_R55

I would now like to ask you about the degrees, certificates or diplomas that you completed.

Education History - Postsecondary (EHPS) - Question identifier:EHPS_Q55

What was the most recent degree, certificate or diploma that you completed? Was it a...?

  • 01: Trade/vocational certificate (includes an attestation of vocational training, diploma of vocational studies, or attestation of vocational specialization offered in Quebec)
  • 02: Apprenticeship certificate
  • 03: CEGEP diploma or certificate
  • 04: Non-university certificate or diploma from a college, school of nursing, technical institute
  • 05: University transfer program
  • 06: University certificate or diploma below bachelor's degree
  • 07: Bachelor's degree
  • 08: University certificate above the bachelor's
  • 09: First professional degree (degree in law (LL.B.), medicine (M.D.), dentistry (D.D.S., D.M.D), veterinary medicine (D.V.M.), optometry (O.D.), divinity)
  • 10: Master's
  • 11: Ph.D.
  • 98: RF
  • 99: DK

Education History - Postsecondary (EHPS) - Question identifier:EHPS_Q60

When did you start this [trade or vocational certificate/apprenticeship certificate/CEGEP diploma or certificate/non-university certificate or diploma/university transfer program/university certificate or diploma below a bachelor's degree/bachelor's degree/university certificate above a bachelor's degree/first professional degree/master's degree/doctorate degree/program]?

Min = 1900; Max = 2016

Education History - Postsecondary (EHPS) - Question identifier:EHPS_Q65

What year was it when you completed this [trade or vocational certificate/apprenticeship certificate/CEGEP diploma or certificate/non-university certificate or diploma/university transfer program/university certificate or diploma below a bachelor's degree/bachelor's degree/university certificate above a bachelor's degree/first professional degree/master's degree/doctorate degree/program]?

Min = 1900; Max = 2016

Education History - Postsecondary (EHPS) - Question identifier:EHPS_Q70

Which of the following categories would best represent the field of study of this [trade or vocational certificate/apprenticeship certificate/CEGEP diploma or certificate/non-university certificate or diploma/university transfer program/university certificate or diploma below a bachelor's degree/bachelor's degree/university certificate above a bachelor's degree/first professional degree/master's degree/doctorate degree/program]?

  • 01: General programs
  • 02: Teacher training and education science
  • 03: Humanities, languages and arts
  • 04: Social sciences, business and law
  • 05: Science, mathematics and computing
  • 06: Engineering, manufacturing and construction
  • 07: Agriculture and veterinary
  • 08: Health and welfare
  • 09: Services
  • 98: RF
  • 99: DK

Education History - Postsecondary (EHPS) - Question identifier:EHPS_Q75

More specifically, what was the main field of study or specialization?

Long Answer Length = 80

Education History - Postsecondary (EHPS) - Question identifier:EHPS_Q80

Did you obtain this education in Canada?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Education History - Postsecondary (EHPS) - Question identifier:EHPS_Q85

What is the name of this level of education in the country in which you studied?

Long Answer Length = 80

Education History - Postsecondary (EHPS) - Question identifier:EHPS_Q90

In what country did you attain this level of education?

  • 01: China (People's Republic of)
  • 02: Germany
  • 03: Hong Kong
  • 04: India
  • 05: Italy
  • 06: Jamaica
  • 07: Philippines
  • 08: United Kingdom (e.g. England, Scotland, Wales, North Ireland)
  • 09: United States
  • 10: Other
  • 98: RF
  • 99: DK

Education History - Postsecondary (EHPS) - Question identifier:EHPS_N91

What country was that?

Long Answer Length = 80

Education History - Postsecondary (EHPS) - Question identifier:EHPS_Q95

What is the name of the institution where you completed this program? Include the campus name if there is one.

Long Answer Length = 250

Education History - Postsecondary (EHPS) - Question identifier:EHPS_Q100

What is the normal length of time required to complete this program when taken full-time?

  • 1: Less than 3 months
  • 2: 3 months to less than 12 months
  • 3: One year
  • 4: Greater than one year but less than two years
  • 5: Two years
  • 6: Greater than two years but less than three years
  • 7: Three years or more
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Education History - Postsecondary (EHPS) - Question identifier:EHPS_Q105

What type of CEGEP diploma or certificate did you obtain? Was it...?

  • 1: A pre-university college diploma
  • 2: A technical or career college diploma
  • 3: An Attestation of Collegial Studies (A.C.S.)
  • 4: Other
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Education History - Postsecondary (EHPS) - Question identifier:EHPS_R110

I would now like to ask you about the second most recent degree, certificate or diploma that you completed.

Education History - Postsecondary (EHPS) - Question identifier:EHPS_Q110

What was the second most recent degree, certificate or diploma that you completed? Was it a...?

  • 01: Trade/vocational certificate (includes an attestation of vocational training, diploma of vocational studies, or attestation of vocational specialization offered in Quebec)
  • 02: Apprenticeship certificate
  • 03: CEGEP diploma or certificate
  • 04: Non-university certificate or diploma from a college, school of nursing, technical institute
  • 05: University transfer program
  • 06: University certificate or diploma below bachelor's degree
  • 07: Bachelor's degree
  • 08: University certificate above the bachelor's
  • 09: First professional degree (degree in law (LL.B.), medicine (M.D.), dentistry (D.D.S., D.M.D), veterinary medicine (D.V.M.), optometry (O.D.), divinity)
  • 10: Master's
  • 11: Ph.D.
  • 98: RF
  • 99: DK

Education History - Postsecondary (EHPS) - Question identifier:EHPS_Q115

When did you start this [trade or vocational certificate/apprenticeship certificate/CEGEP diploma or certificate/non-university certificate or diploma/university transfer program/university certificate or diploma below a bachelor's degree/bachelor's degree/university certificate above a bachelor's degree/first professional degree/master's degree/doctorate degree/program]?

Min = 1900; Max = 2016

Education History - Postsecondary (EHPS) - Question identifier:EHPS_Q120

What year was it when you completed this [trade or vocational certificate/apprenticeship certificate/CEGEP diploma or certificate/non-university certificate or diploma/university transfer program/university certificate or diploma below a bachelor's degree/bachelor's degree/university certificate above a bachelor's degree/first professional degree/master's degree/doctorate degree/program]?

Min = 1900; Max = 2016

Education History - Postsecondary (EHPS) - Question identifier:EHPS_Q125

Which of the following categories would best represent the field of study of this [trade or vocational certificate/apprenticeship certificate/CEGEP diploma or certificate/non-university certificate or diploma/university transfer program/university certificate or diploma below a bachelor's degree/bachelor's degree/university certificate above a bachelor's degree/first professional degree/master's degree/doctorate degree/program]?

  • 01: General programs
  • 02: Teacher training and education science
  • 03: Humanities, languages and arts
  • 04: Social sciences, business and law
  • 05: Science, mathematics and computing
  • 06: Engineering, manufacturing and construction
  • 07: Agriculture and veterinary
  • 08: Health and welfare
  • 09: Services
  • 98: RF
  • 99: DK

Education History - Postsecondary (EHPS) - Question identifier:EHPS_Q130

More specifically, what was the main field of study or specialization?

Long Answer Length = 80

Education History - Postsecondary (EHPS) - Question identifier:EHPS_Q135

Did you obtain this education in Canada?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Education History - Postsecondary (EHPS) - Question identifier:EHPS_Q140

What is the name of this level of education in the country in which you studied?

Long Answer Length = 80

Education History - Postsecondary (EHPS) - Question identifier:EHPS_Q145

In what country did you attain this level of education?

  • 01: China (People's Republic of)
  • 02: Germany
  • 03: Hong Kong
  • 04: India
  • 05: Italy
  • 06: Jamaica
  • 07: Philippines
  • 08: United Kingdom (e.g. England, Scotland, Wales, North Ireland)
  • 09: United States
  • 10: Other
  • 98: RF
  • 99: DK

Education History - Postsecondary (EHPS) - Question identifier:EHPS_N146

What country was that?

Long Answer Length = 80

Education History - Postsecondary (EHPS) - Question identifier:EHPS_Q150

What is the name of the institution where you completed this program? Include the campus name if there is one.

Long Answer Length = 250

Education History - Postsecondary (EHPS) - Question identifier:EHPS_Q155

What is the normal length of time required to complete this program when taken full-time?

  • 1: Less than 3 months
  • 2: 3 months to less than 12 months
  • 3: One year
  • 4: Greater than one year but less than two years
  • 5: Two years
  • 6: Greater than two years but less than three years
  • 7: Three years or more
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Education History - Postsecondary (EHPS) - Question identifier:EHPS_Q160

What type of CEGEP diploma or certificate did you obtain? Was it...?

  • 1: A pre-university college diploma
  • 2: A technical or career college diploma
  • 3: An Attestation of Collegial Studies (A.C.S.)
  • 4: Other
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Education History - Postsecondary (EHPS) - Question identifier:EHPS_R165

I would now like to ask you about the third most recent degree, certificate or diploma that you completed.

Education History - Postsecondary (EHPS) - Question identifier:EHPS_Q165

What was the third most recent degree, certificate or diploma that you completed? Was it a...?

  • 01: Trade/vocational certificate (includes an attestation of vocational training, diploma of vocational studies, or attestation of vocational specialization offered in Quebec)
  • 02: Apprenticeship certificate
  • 03: CEGEP diploma or certificate
  • 04: Non-university certificate or diploma from a college, school of nursing, technical institute
  • 05: University transfer program
  • 06: University certificate or diploma below bachelor's degree
  • 07: Bachelor's degree
  • 08: University certificate above the bachelor's
  • 09: First professional degree (degree in law (LL.B.), medicine (M.D.), dentistry (D.D.S., D.M.D), veterinary medicine (D.V.M.), optometry (O.D.), divinity)
  • 10: Master's
  • 11: Ph.D.
  • 98: RF
  • 99: DK

Education History - Postsecondary (EHPS) - Question identifier:EHPS_Q170

When did you start this [trade or vocational certificate/apprenticeship certificate/CEGEP diploma or certificate/non-university certificate or diploma/university transfer program/university certificate or diploma below a bachelor's degree/bachelor's degree/university certificate above a bachelor's degree/first professional degree/master's degree/doctorate degree/program]?

Min = 1900; Max = 2016

Education History - Postsecondary (EHPS) - Question identifier:EHPS_Q175

What year was it when you completed this [trade or vocational certificate/apprenticeship certificate/CEGEP diploma or certificate/non-university certificate or diploma/university transfer program/university certificate or diploma below a bachelor's degree/bachelor's degree/university certificate above a bachelor's degree/first professional degree/master's degree/doctorate degree/program]?

Min = 1900; Max = 2016

Education History - Postsecondary (EHPS) - Question identifier:EHPS_Q180

Which of the following categories would best represent the field of study of this [trade or vocational certificate/apprenticeship certificate/CEGEP diploma or certificate/non-university certificate or diploma/university transfer program/university certificate or diploma below a bachelor's degree/bachelor's degree/university certificate above a bachelor's degree/first professional degree/master's degree/doctorate degree/program]?

  • 01: General programs
  • 02: Teacher training and education science
  • 03: Humanities, languages and arts
  • 04: Social sciences, business and law
  • 05: Science, mathematics and computing
  • 06: Engineering, manufacturing and construction
  • 07: Agriculture and veterinary
  • 08: Health and welfare
  • 09: Services
  • 98: RF
  • 99: DK

Education History - Postsecondary (EHPS) - Question identifier:EHPS_Q185

More specifically, what was the main field of study or specialization?

Long Answer Length = 80

Education History - Postsecondary (EHPS) - Question identifier:EHPS_Q190

Did you obtain this education in Canada?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Education History - Postsecondary (EHPS) - Question identifier:EHPS_Q195

What is the name of this level of education in the country in which you studied?

Long Answer Length = 80

Education History - Postsecondary (EHPS) - Question identifier:EHPS_Q200

In what country did you attain this level of education?

  • 01: China (People's Republic of)
  • 02: Germany
  • 03: Hong Kong
  • 04: India
  • 05: Italy
  • 06: Jamaica
  • 07: Philippines
  • 08: United Kingdom (e.g. England, Scotland, Wales, North Ireland)
  • 09: United States
  • 10: Other
  • 98: RF
  • 99: DK

Education History - Postsecondary (EHPS) - Question identifier:EHPS_N201

What country was that?

Long Answer Length = 80

Education History - Postsecondary (EHPS) - Question identifier:EHPS_Q205

What is the name of the institution where you completed this program? Include the campus name if there is one.

Long Answer Length = 250

Education History - Postsecondary (EHPS) - Question identifier:EHPS_Q210

What is the normal length of time required to complete this program when taken full-time?

  • 1: Less than 3 months
  • 2: 3 months to less than 12 months
  • 3: One year
  • 4: Greater than one year but less than two years
  • 5: Two years
  • 6: Greater than two years but less than three years
  • 7: Three years or more
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Education History - Postsecondary (EHPS) - Question identifier:EHPS_Q215

What type of CEGEP diploma or certificate did you obtain? Was it...?

  • 1: A pre-university college diploma
  • 2: A technical or career college diploma
  • 3: An Attestation of Collegial Studies (A.C.S.)
  • 4: Other
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Education History - Postsecondary (EHPS) - Question identifier:EHPS_R220

I would now like to ask you about the fourth most recent degree, certificate or diploma that you completed.

Education History - Postsecondary (EHPS) - Question identifier:EHPS_Q220

What was the fourth most recent degree, certificate or diploma that you completed? Was it a...?

  • 01: Trade/vocational certificate (includes an attestation of vocational training, diploma of vocational studies, or attestation of vocational specialization offered in Quebec)
  • 02: Apprenticeship certificate
  • 03: CEGEP diploma or certificate
  • 04: Non-university certificate or diploma from a college, school of nursing, technical institute
  • 05: University transfer program
  • 06: University certificate or diploma below bachelor's degree
  • 07: Bachelor's degree
  • 08: University certificate above the bachelor's
  • 09: First professional degree (degree in law (LL.B.), medicine (M.D.), dentistry (D.D.S., D.M.D), veterinary medicine (D.V.M.), optometry (O.D.), divinity)
  • 10: Master's
  • 11: Ph.D.
  • 98: RF
  • 99: DK

Education History - Postsecondary (EHPS) - Question identifier:EHPS_Q225

When did you start this [trade or vocational certificate/apprenticeship certificate/CEGEP diploma or certificate/non-university certificate or diploma/university transfer program/university certificate or diploma below a bachelor's degree/bachelor's degree/university certificate above a bachelor's degree/first professional degree/master's degree/doctorate degree/program]?

Min = 1900; Max = 2016

Education History - Postsecondary (EHPS) - Question identifier:EHPS_Q230

What year was it when you completed this [trade or vocational certificate/apprenticeship certificate/CEGEP diploma or certificate/non-university certificate or diploma/university transfer program/university certificate or diploma below a bachelor's degree/bachelor's degree/university certificate above a bachelor's degree/first professional degree/master's degree/doctorate degree/program]?

Min = 1900; Max = 2016

Education History - Postsecondary (EHPS) - Question identifier:EHPS_Q235

Which of the following categories would best represent the field of study of this [trade or vocational certificate/apprenticeship certificate/CEGEP diploma or certificate/non-university certificate or diploma/university transfer program/university certificate or diploma below a bachelor's degree/bachelor's degree/university certificate above a bachelor's degree/first professional degree/master's degree/doctorate degree/program]?

  • 01: General programs
  • 02: Teacher training and education science
  • 03: Humanities, languages and arts
  • 04: Social sciences, business and law
  • 05: Science, mathematics and computing
  • 06: Engineering, manufacturing and construction
  • 07: Agriculture and veterinary
  • 08: Health and welfare
  • 09: Services
  • 98: RF
  • 99: DK

Education History - Postsecondary (EHPS) - Question identifier:EHPS_Q240

More specifically, what was the main field of study or specialization?

Long Answer Length = 80

Education History - Postsecondary (EHPS) - Question identifier:EHPS_Q245

Did you obtain this education in Canada?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Education History - Postsecondary (EHPS) - Question identifier:EHPS_Q250

What is the name of this level of education in the country in which you studied?

Long Answer Length = 80

Education History - Postsecondary (EHPS) - Question identifier:EHPS_Q255

In what country did you attain this level of education?

  • 01: China (People's Republic of)
  • 02: Germany
  • 03: Hong Kong
  • 04: India
  • 05: Italy
  • 06: Jamaica
  • 07: Philippines
  • 08: United Kingdom (e.g. England, Scotland, Wales, North Ireland)
  • 09: United States
  • 10: Other
  • 98: RF
  • 99: DK

Education History - Postsecondary (EHPS) - Question identifier:EHPS_N256

What country was that?

Long Answer Length = 80

Education History - Postsecondary (EHPS) - Question identifier:EHPS_Q260

What is the name of the institution where you completed this program? Include the campus name if there is one.

Long Answer Length = 250

Education History - Postsecondary (EHPS) - Question identifier:EHPS_Q265

What is the normal length of time required to complete this program when taken full-time?

  • 1: Less than 3 months
  • 2: 3 months to less than 12 months
  • 3: One year
  • 4: Greater than one year but less than two years
  • 5: Two years
  • 6: Greater than two years but less than three years
  • 7: Three years or more
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Education History - Postsecondary (EHPS) - Question identifier:EHPS_Q270

What type of CEGEP diploma or certificate did you obtain? Was it...?

  • 1: A pre-university college diploma
  • 2: A technical or career college diploma
  • 3: An Attestation of Collegial Studies (A.C.S.)
  • 4: Other
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

RESP Use in Postsecondary Education - Historical (EHRE)

RESP Use in Postsecondary Education - Historical (EHRE) - Question identifier:EHRE_Q05

What sources of funding did you use to pay for your education?

[Please include all of your postsecondary education,
not just studies you pursued since January 2014.]

  • 01: Government student loans, including both provincial and federal student loans
  • 02: Private bank loans or lines of credit (LOC)
  • 03: Federal and/or provincial governments, in grants, bursaries, or scholarships. Include funds received from Canada student grants.
  • 04: Grants, bursaries or scholarships from sources other than governments
  • 05: Registered Education Savings Plan (RESP)
  • 06: Loans from your parents, spouse, partner or family
  • 07: Gifts or inheritances from parents or other relatives that do not have to be repaid
  • 08: Employment earnings
  • 09: Other sources
  • 98: RF
  • 99: DK

RESP Use in Postsecondary Education - Historical (EHRE) - Question identifier:EHRE_Q10

And which of these was the most important? By most important, we mean the source that represents the highest amount used to pay for your education.

  • 01: Government student loans, including both provincial and federal student loans
  • 02: Private bank loans or lines of credit (LOC)
  • 03: Federal and/or provincial governments, in grants, bursaries, or scholarships. Include funds received from Canada student grants.
  • 04: Grants, bursaries or scholarships from sources other than governments
  • 05: Registered Education Savings Plan (RESP)
  • 06: Loans from your parents, spouse, partner or family
  • 07: Gifts or inheritances from parents or other relatives that do not have to be repaid
  • 08: Employment earnings
  • 09: ^EHRE_S05
  • 98: RF
  • 99: DK

RESP Use in Postsecondary Education - Historical (EHRE) - Question identifier:EHRE_R15

I would now like to ask you about the use of RESPs in your postsecondary education. [This is for all of your postsecondary studies, not just those since January 2014.]

RESP Use in Postsecondary Education - Historical (EHRE) - Question identifier:EHRE_Q15

Were your studies funded at all or in part through an RESP?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

RESP Use in Postsecondary Education - Historical (EHRE) - Question identifier:EHRE_Q25

How would you rank the importance of having an RESP in your decision to attend post-secondary education?

  • 1: No importance
  • 2: Somewhat important
  • 3: Very important
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

RESP Use in Postsecondary Education - Historical (EHRE) - Question identifier:EHRE_Q45

Did the total savings from RESPs cover...?

  • 1: The entire cost of your post-secondary education
  • 2: More than half the cost of your post-secondary education
  • 3: Less than half the cost of your post-secondary education
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Education History - Work Integrated Learning (EHWL)

Education History - Work Integrated Learning (EHWL) - Question identifier:EHWL_Q05

Did you have a job at any point during your postsecondary education? The job could have been outside of your studies or part of your program requirements, paid or unpaid.

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Education History - Work Integrated Learning (EHWL) - Question identifier:EHWL_Q10

Were any of those jobs related to your studies or program?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Education History - Work Integrated Learning (EHWL) - Question identifier:EHWL_Q15

Would you have liked to have had a job that was related to your studies or program?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Education History - Work Integrated Learning (EHWL) - Question identifier:EHWL_Q20

For what reasons did you not have a job that was related to your studies?

  • 1: Program did not offer a work placement option
  • 2: Did not meet the academic requirements to participate in a work placement
  • 3: Could not find employment in my field
  • 4: Could not afford the costs associated with the position (i.e., fees, transportation)
  • 5: Could not afford an unpaid position
  • 6: I was not interested in such a job
  • 7: Other
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Education History - Work Integrated Learning (EHWL) - Question identifier:EHWL_Q35

Thinking about the last job you had in school that was related to your studies, was this job a part of your program, such as a co-op or practicum?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Education History - Work Integrated Learning (EHWL) - Question identifier:EHWL_Q40

What type of support, if any, did your postsecondary institution provide to help you find or maintain this job?

  • 1: Career guidance
  • 2: Support finding an employer
  • 3: Financial support
  • 4: Résumé writing or interview skills help
  • 5: Other
  • 6: None
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Education History - Work Integrated Learning (EHWL) - Question identifier:EHWL_Q50

Did you receive academic credit for it?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Education History - Work Integrated Learning (EHWL) - Question identifier:EHWL_Q55

Was this job paid or unpaid?

  • 1: Paid
  • 2: Unpaid
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Education History - Work Integrated Learning (EHWL) - Question identifier:EHWL_Q60

In what year did you start working at this job?

Min = 1900; Max = 2016

Education History - Work Integrated Learning (EHWL) - Question identifier:EHWL_Q65

In what year did you stop working at this job?

Min = 0000; Max = 9995

Education History - Work Integrated Learning (EHWL) - Question identifier:EHWL_Q70

Did this job provide you with the knowledge and experience needed to help you obtain your first career job?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Years of Education Completed (EHYE)

Years of Education Completed (EHYE) - Question identifier:EHYE_Q05

During your lifetime, how many years of formal education have you completed beginning with grade one and not counting repeated years at the same level?

Min = 0; Max = 40

Years of Work Experience (LHWX)

Years of Work Experience (LHWX) - Question identifier:LHWX_R05

I would now like to ask you some questions about your work history and personal background.

Years of Work Experience (LHWX) - Question identifier:LHWX_Q05

Have you ever had paid work? Please include self-employment.

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Years of Work Experience (LHWX) - Question identifier:LHWX_Q10

When you stopped working in your last paid job, what year was it?

Min = 1900; Max = 2016

Years of Work Experience (LHWX) - Question identifier:LHWX_Q15

Considering all jobs you have held (both inside and outside Canada), how many years of full-time work experience do you have?

Min = 0; Max = 95

Aboriginal Status (DGAB)

Aboriginal Status (DGAB) - Question identifier:DGAB_Q05

Are you an aboriginal person, that is, First Nations, Métis or Inuit? First Nations includes status and non-status Indians.

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Aboriginal Status (DGAB) - Question identifier:DGAB_Q10

Are you First Nations, Métis or Inuit?

  • 1: First Nations (North American Indian)
  • 2: Métis
  • 3: Inuk/Inuit
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Aboriginal Status (DGAB) - Question identifier:DGAB_Q15

Are you a Status Indian (Registered or Treaty) as defined by the Indian Act of Canada?

  • 1: Yes, Status Indian (Registered or Treaty)
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Aboriginal Status (DGAB) - Question identifier:DGAB_Q20

Are you a member of a First Nation/Indian Band?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Population group (DGPG)

Population group (DGPG) - Question identifier:DGPG_Q05

You may belong to one or more racial or cultural groups on the following list.

Are you...?

  • 01: White
  • 02: South Asian (e.g., East Indian, Pakistani, Sri Lankan)
  • 03: Chinese
  • 04: Black
  • 05: Filipino
  • 06: Latin American
  • 07: Arab
  • 08: Southeast Asian (e.g., Vietnamese, Cambodian, Malaysian, Laotian)
  • 09: West Asian (e.g., Iranian, Afghan)
  • 10: Korean
  • 11: Japanese
  • 12: Other
  • 98: RF
  • 99: DK

Immigrant: Details (DGII)

Immigrant: Details (DGII) - Question identifier:DGII_R01

Previously you told me that you were not born in Canada.

Immigrant: Details (DGII) - Question identifier:DGII_Q01

In what country were you born?

  • 01: China (People's Republic of)
  • 02: Germany
  • 03: Hong Kong
  • 04: India
  • 05: Italy
  • 06: Jamaica
  • 07: Philippines
  • 08: United Kingdom (e.g. England, Scotland, Wales, North Ireland)
  • 09: United States
  • 10: Other
  • 98: RF
  • 99: DK

Immigrant: Details (DGII) - Question identifier:DGII_Q05

Are you now, or have you ever been a landed immigrant in Canada?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Immigrant: Details (DGII) - Question identifier:DGII_Q10

Under which of the following broad immigration programs did you become a landed immigrant in Canada?

  • 1: The refugee program
  • 2: The program of re-unification with a family member already in Canada
  • 3: The points system (skilled workers and professionals, investors, entrepreneurs, and self-employed persons)
  • 4: Other
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Immigrant: Details (DGII) - Question identifier:DGII_Q15

In what year did you first become a landed immigrant in Canada?

Min = 1900; Max = 2016

Immigrant: Details (DGII) - Question identifier:DGII_Q20

When you first came to Canada, were you a refugee?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Immigrant: Details (DGII) - Question identifier:DGII_Q25

How old were you when you first came to Canada to live or in which year did you come? You may have first come to live in Canada on a work or study permit or as a refugee claimant.

  • 1: Age
  • 2: Year
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Immigrant: Details (DGII) - Question identifier:DGII_Q26

(How old were you when you first came to Canada to live or in which year did you come? You may have first come to live in Canada on a work or study permit or as a refugee claimant.)

Min = 0; Max = 95

Immigrant: Details (DGII) - Question identifier:DGII_Q27

(How old were you when you first came to Canada to live or in which year did you come? You may have first come to live in Canada on a work or study permit or as a refugee claimant.)

Min = 1900; Max = 2016

Immigrant: Details (DGII) - Question identifier:DGII_Q30

In total how many years have you lived in Canada?

Min = 1; Max = 95

Background Information on the Mother (FOMB)

Background Information on the Mother (FOMB) - Question identifier:FOMB_R05

The next questions are about your mother or female guardian.

Background Information on the Mother (FOMB) - Question identifier:FOMB_Q05

Was your mother or female guardian born in Canada?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Background Information on the Mother (FOMB) - Question identifier:FOMB_Q10

What was the highest level of education your mother or female guardian ever completed?

  • 1: No formal education
  • 2: Less than high school
  • 3: High school diploma or equivalent
  • 4: Apprenticeship certificate or diploma
  • 5: Trade/vocational certificate or diploma
  • 6: Non-university certificate or diploma from a college, school of nursing, technical institute or other such educational institute
  • 7: University certificate, diploma or degree
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Background Information on the Father (FOFB)

Background Information on the Father (FOFB) - Question identifier:FOFB_R05

The next questions are about your father or male guardian.

Background Information on the Father (FOFB) - Question identifier:FOFB_Q05

Was your father or male guardian born in Canada?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Background Information on the Father (FOFB) - Question identifier:FOFB_Q10

What was the highest level of education your father or male guardian ever completed?

  • 1: No formal education
  • 2: Less than high school
  • 3: High school diploma or equivalent
  • 4: Apprenticeship certificate or diploma
  • 5: Trade/vocational certificate or diploma
  • 6: Non-university certificate or diploma from a college, school of nursing, technical institute or other such educational institute
  • 7: University certificate, diploma or degree
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Background Information on Children (FHBI)

Background Information on Children (FHBI) - Question identifier:FHBI_Q05

Do you have children? Please include adopted children, stepchildren and children not living in your household.

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK

Background Information on Children (FHBI) - Question identifier:FHBI_Q10

How many children do you have?

Min = 1; Max = 25

Background Information on Children (FHBI) - Question identifier:FHBI_Q15

How old is this child?

Min = 0; Max = 100

Background Information on Children (FHBI) - Question identifier:FHBI_Q20

How old is your youngest child?

Min = 0; Max = 100

Background Information on Children (FHBI) - Question identifier:FHBI_Q25

And how old is your oldest child?

Min = 0; Max = 100

Record Linkage (ADRL)

Record Linkage (ADRL) - Question identifier:ADRL_R01

In order to reduce the length of the interview, and enhance the information you provided in this study, Statistics Canada plans to combine your study information with other information we already have from the tax, pension plan, and immigration databases. We may also add information from other surveys or administrative data sources. The information we obtain will be used for statistical purposes only, and will be kept confidential.

Permission to Trace (PT)

Permission to Trace (PT) - Question identifier:PT_Q01

We hope to contact you to update your information. In case there are difficulties reaching you, we would like your permission to use provincial drivers' licence files, for the sole purpose of finding your new address or telephone number. Do you give Statistics Canada permission to use these files?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No
  • 3: Does not have a driver's licence
  • 8: RF
  • 9: DK
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