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Using census data to examine aboriginal issues

Robert E. Wright

Using census data to examine aboriginal issues

a methodological note

by Robert E. Wright

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Published by Glasgow University, Department of Political Economy in Glasgow .
Written in English


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StatementRobert E. Wright.
SeriesEconomics discussion paper series / Glasgow University, Department of Political Economy -- no.9311, Economics discussion paper (Glasgow University, Department of Political Economy) -- no.9311.
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Open LibraryOL13975368M


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USING CENSUS DATA TO EXAMINE ABORIGINAL ISSUES: A METHODOLOGICAL NOTE Robert E. Wright Department of Political Economy Adam Smith Building University of Glasgow Glasgow, Scotland United Kingdom, G12 8RT Abstract/Résumé There are numerous problems associated with using census data pertain-ing to Aboriginal Canadians.

The census has the only comprehensive data on aboriginal languages. It also offers key insights into on-reserve labour market trends (an area excluded from the monthly labour force survey), along.

Kinship Care and Poverty: Using Census Data to Examine the Extent and Nature of Kinship Care in the UK Article (PDF Available) in British Journal of Social Work 43(8) December A major concern when using census data to examine questions related to Aboriginal peoples is the issue of under or incomplete enumeration of certain reserves and/or Northern communities where.

Census topic: Aboriginal peoples Release date: Octo Updated on: Janu The Census of Population Program offers a wide range of analysis, data, reference and geographical information according to topics (subjects) that. The Census has never been a static collection tool. Various factors have affected the coverage, quality and comparability of Census data from one year to the next.

Despite these changes, the Census has remained the most reliable and comprehensive national source of data for Aboriginal populations and communities in Canada. Aboriginal Data at Statistics Canada: An evolving relationship The presentation explored the evolving nature of data gathering on Aboriginal peoples.

A demographic, social and economic portrait of Aboriginal peoples living in Alberta, and more specifically Edmonton, as well as some of the challenges and opportunities in the area of Aboriginal.

One of the headline indicators for Closing the Gap is life expectancy. This is calculated every five years, using Census data, in the years between, all-cause mortality trends are reported. Recent government reporting in the Prime Minister’s reports, Overcoming Indigenous Disadvantage and the Health Performance Framework report on the decline in mortality since •Dietary habits of Aboriginal children •Health of First Nations children living off reserve and Métis children younger than age 6 •Measures of language outcomes using the Aboriginal Children's Survey •Selected findings of Aboriginal Children's Survey Family and Community •The physical and.

A version of this paper entitled, ‘Aboriginal population change in remote Australia, – data issues’, was originally presented at the Sixth Annual Conference of the Australian Population Association held in Sydney, in November and also appeared asCAEPR Discussion Paper No.

34, Centre for Aboriginal Economic Policy Research, The Australian National University, by: INTRODUCTION This appendix presents a set of guidelines concerning the use of Census data about Indigenous Australians.

The guidelines were prepared and widely circulated following a workshop held on this topic in earlyand published by the ABS in February in Occasional Paper: Population Issues, Indigenous Australians, (cat.

Article information. Title: Statistics Canada's Census - Aboriginal Data Date: Using census data to examine aboriginal issues book Statistics and Measurement Directorate Abstract: This report provides a profile of theindividuals who reported that they were North American Indian, Métis or Inuit, about 3% of Canada's total population.

It contains information on the geographical distribution, size, age and language of. The Use of Quantitative Micro-data in Canadian Economic History: A Brief Survey. Livio Di Matteo, Lakehead University Introduction 1. From a macro perspective, Canadian quantitative economic history is concerned with the collection and construction of historical time series data as well as the study of the performance of broad economic aggregates over time.

2 The micro dimension of. Aboriginal Census Data in Canada people in Priorto the passage ofCanada's Constitution Actinthe Metis did not have legal recognition as a separate Aboriginal people everywhere in Canada except Alberta (Peterson and Brown, ).

The regional distribution ofthe Aboriginal population in Canada is very Size: KB. In the first years after Aboriginal population numbers fell drastically, from the original population of approximately(Jones ) to 61, recorded at the census (Kirk Cited by: peoples ever been released using this data source.

A summary of essential review elements (i.e., Education and Aboriginal data source type; type of Aboriginal identifiers; frequency of data release; and an assessment of whether or not inter-jurisdictional comparisons of Aboriginal data are possible, as well as whether or not. Open Data - Census data from the Census Divisions (Regional Districts) and Census Subdivisions (Municipalities, RDEAs, Indian Reserves) of British Columbia xlsx Record Published: This paper presents data based on interviews with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in Melbourne and Victoria that provide an Aboriginal voice to show the degrees of both constraint and choice in the formulation of Indigenous data.

The results show that the census as a social instrument needs to be viewed as a dynamic interplay. In broad organisational terms, a national census poses particular problems because of its scale and the five-year gap between census events.

The Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) cannot keep on its permanent staff the thousands of people needed to coordinate the exercise on the ground and to distribute, collect and code the data from the forms. The first results of the Census of Population and Housing, released by the Australian Bureau of Statistics today, show Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples represent per cent of.

Aboriginal population is young, vibrant and continues to grow. InAboriginal people accounted for % of the total Canadian population compared to % of the population enumerated in the Census, % in the Census and % in the Census.

According to the NHS, over half (56%) of Aboriginal peopleFile Size: KB. The Census of Canada, (volume 4, "Introduction", pages lii to lxxxv) includes a fairly lengthy discussion of aboriginal statistics gathered from various sources to that date and asserts that the total numbers of aboriginal people had been overstated in many accounts.

See box on Historical Statistics for more : Rachel Chong. In addition to genealogy, census data on ethnic origin varies according to societal concerns in general 1 and the nature of the socio-political relations the Canadian society maintains (or not) with Aboriginal populations.

2 The Census of Canada shows that million Cited by: 1. Find online data by topic, geography, release date; community profiles, the aboriginal popuation profile, reference materials and maps for the Census of Population and the Census of Agriculture Statistics Canada, Census Public Use Microdata File (DLI, PUMF)Author: Amy McLay Paterson.

For example, the National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social Survey (NATSISS) reported a rate of per cent for all disabilities amongst the Indigenous population, alongside a profound or severe activity limitation of per cent.

A final limitation of the census is that the data is based. Census data shows how the proportion of year-old Aboriginal people with qualifications at Certificate III level or above has risen in all states and territories, but especially in the NT. The non-Aboriginal rate rose from 49% in to 55% in Counting Canadians — Examine winter counts of the Plains Indians, results of the first colonial census and recent data on how we live today – and then create your own survey.

Immigration and emigration — Look at "push" and "pull" factors that influenced immigrant settlement in different regions of Canada from tousing the. Indigenous NSW: Findings from the Census 2 INTERPRETING INDIGENOUS CENSUS STATISTICS. order to provide an independent measure of Census coverage): 1Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples should have been counted in t his publication uses Census data instead of data based on the PES.

Dr Megan Williams, Wiradjuri researcher head of the Indigenous Health Discipline at the UTS Graduate School of Health, was part of a large group of people working on the Ngadhuri-nya project (said naa jury nya and meaning ‘to care for’ in Wiradjuri), funded by the Lowitja Institute, to examine the health and wellbeing of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in the NSW Child Author: Mark Ragg.

Boyd Hunter and John Taylor collaborated with the National Centre for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Statistics to produce a joint ABS/CAEPR publication on employment outcomes for Indigenous people using data from the NATSIS. Boyd Hunter is also the recent recipient of an ABS fellowship under the Australian Census Analytic.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities and representative bodies, which the ABS values highly. The strategy resulted in good response rates to the census and an improved range of data for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.1 Participation and sponsorship at key Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander events wereFile Size: KB.

An unweighted comparison of the 45 and Up study Aboriginal population to the NSW Indigenous population aged over 45 years ( NSW Census data available from the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS)) showed that the proportion of Aboriginal males and female study participants with a university degree or higher qualification was 2–3 times Cited by: Over the Hill - Aging on a Normal Curve: Students will use census data from a sample of U.S.

counties and other sample data to make estimates about the U.S. population that is 65 or older in all other counties and about other variables, using normal distribution models.8 pins. Selected Sources on Aboriginal Issues Housing and Community Planning Alberta.

Department of Municipal Affairs. technical data-to facilitate local construction Based on the Census data on Indian households and families Two-part report: first part provides selected.

Reference genotype and exome data from an Australian Aboriginal population for health-based research. Tang D(1), Anderson D(1), Francis RW(1), Syn G(1), Jamieson SE(1), Lassmann T(1), Blackwell JM(1). Author information: (1)Telethon Kids Institute, The University of Western Australia, Subiaco, Western Australiaby: Census Papers.

In Julythe Australian Bureau of Statistics began releasing data from the Census of Population and. Housing. One of the more important results contained in the release was the fact that the number of people who identified as being Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait IslanderCited by: 1.

How to cite this article: Tang, D. et al. Reference genotype and exome data from an Australian Aboriginal population for health-based research. Sci. Data doi: /sdata (). In the Canadian context, the persistence and growth of Aboriginal health and social inequity signals that we are at a critical public health policy juncture; current policy reflects an historic relationship between Aboriginal people and Canada that fails the contemporary health needs of Canada’s Aboriginal peoples.

In this review, we highlight the need for healthy public policy that Cited by: This paper describes the first phase of the LINKIN Health Study, which aims to evaluate health system functioning within a rural population.

Locally relevant data on the health status and service usage of this population, including non-users and users, health service providers traditionally omitted from health services research, and multiple socio-economic indicators, was collected using a Cited by: Aboriginal Studies 10 is based on perspectives and worldviews of Aboriginal peoples.

It includes the study of traditions and history of Aboriginal peoples in Canada, and particularly in Alberta. Student learning outcomes provide opportunities to examine such topics as governmental structures, literature, the arts and the Size: KB.

Census of Population and Housing: Ageing in Australia, (cat. no. ) is a new publication due for release in June It focuses on a range of characteristics of persons aged 65 years and over, as well as exploring the ageing process in Australia, by using Census data to examine trends over time.

This paper describes the first phase of the LINKIN Health Study, which aims to evaluate health system functioning within a rural population. Locally relevant data on the health status and service usage of this population, including non-users and users, health service providers traditionally omitted from health services research, and multiple socio-economic indicators, was collected using a Cited by: About the Winnipeg Health Region Census Profiles 1 The following information regarding the Census is taken from the following reference materials: Census dictionary, Census handbook and Census technical reports and user guides, which are available at the Statistics Canada web site ().

DATA BASED ON CENSUS.