Wednesday May 11, 2016

Did you know that the number of PhD graduates rose by 68% between 2002 and 2011?

According to a recent report by the Conference Board of Canada, there were 6,219 grads in 2011 and more than 47,600 students enrolled in various PhD programs.

The report goes on to look at employment and associated issues since there are more grads and employment in academia.

Please note: the database (mentioned above) is licensed, and is accessible to Carleton University Students, Staff & Faculty.

Read more.

(Source: Ottawa Citizen)

Posted by Sherri Sunstrum in DATA on Wednesday May 11, 2016  Comments [0]  Bookmark and Share
Wednesday April 13, 2016

The European Union & the African Union: a statistical portrait, 2015 is a new report, published by the European Union.

This “statistical portrait” 2015 edition presents a broad comparison between the situation of the European Union, including EFTA members and Candidate countries, and the African Union, its member states and non-member states. The publication is jointly produced by Eurostat and the Statistics Division of the African Union Commission (AUSTAT) on the basis of data from both organisations.

With data up to and including the year 2014, this “portrait” includes various domains such as demography, health, education, national accounts, trade, and more. T

(Source: European Union)

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Wednesday March 30, 2016

Statistics Canada has released a new report "Education indicators in Canada: an international perspective, 2015", which offers education statistics for Canada and its provinces and territories.

It reports on specific aspects of the education system and places them in an international context.

(Source: Statistics Canada)

Posted by Sherri Sunstrum in GOVERNMENT INFORMATION on Wednesday Mar 30, 2016  Comments [0]  Bookmark and Share