Canada's Children: A Fact Sheet of Social Indicators

1997-98


These statistics have been compiled from published sources by Dr. S. Parlow, Department of Psychology, Carleton University. If you spot factual errors or have more recent information, please feel free to contact her at sparlow@ccs.carleton.ca.



Poverty

Homelessness

Health insurance

Childhood immunization

Low birth weight and infant death

Teenage parenthood

Divorce

Mental illness

Child abuse and neglect

Daycare

School achievement

School dropout


Do you want to know more? These sources may be helpful:

Lero, D.S. & Johnson, K.L. (1994) 110 Canadian Statistics on Work and Family. Ottawa: The Canadian Advisory Council on the Status of Women.

Growing Up in Canada: National Longitudinal Survey of Children and Youth. Ottawa: Statistics Canada, 1996.

McKie, C. & Thompson, K. (1990 and 1994) Canadian Social Trends (vols 1 and 2). Toronto: Thompson Educational Publishing.


References

Growing Up in Canada: National Longitudinal Survey of Children and Youth. Ottawa: Statistics Canada, 1996.

Bobet, 1994,. Indian Mortality. In McKie, C. & Thompson, K. (Eds.) Canadian Social Trends (vol 2). Toronto: Thompson Educational Publishing. pp 57-60.

Ghalam, N.Z. (1994). Women in the workplace. In McKie, C. & Thompson, K. (Eds.) Canadian Social Trends (vol 2). Toronto: Thompson Educational Publishing. Pp. 141-146.

LaNovara, P.(1994). Changes in family living. In McKie, C. & Thompson, K. (Eds.) Canadian Social Trends (vol 2). Toronto: Thompson Educational Publishing. Pp.171-174.

Lero, D.S., Pence, A.R., Goelman, H., & Brockman, L.M. (1992). Canadian National Child Care Study, special tabulation. Stats Canada?

Lero, D.S. & Johnson, K.L. (1994). 110 Canadian Statistics on Work and Family. Ottawa: The Canadian Advisory Council on the Status of Women.

Lowe, G.S. (1994) Computer literacy. In McKie, C., & Thompson, K. (Eds.) Canadian Social Trends (vol 2). Toronto: Thompson Educational Publishing. pp. 315-320.

McDonald, R.J. (1994). Missing Children. In McKie, C. & Thompson, K. (Eds.) Canadian Social Trends (vol 2). Toronto: Thompson Educational Publishing. Pp. 213-216.

Montigny, G. (1994). Reading skills. In In McKie, C., & Thompson, K. (Eds.) Canadian Social Trends (vol 2). Toronto: Thompson Educational Publishing. pp. 321-324.

Ross, D.P., Scott, K., & Kelly, M. (1996). Child Poverty: What are the Consequences? Ottawa: Centre for Internal Statistics, Canadian Council on Social Development.