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Education Makes a More Shared Financial Responsibility

Education Makes a More Shared Financial Responsibility

Over 57% Canadians of age 18 years or older have college or university degree. According to the Canadian Financial Capability Survey (CFCS) from Statistics Canada, people with high education are much more likely to share responsibilities of paying regular bills. For example, 28% of people with the university graduate degree share responsibility equally […]

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Young Canadians Are Eager to Acquire Financial Knowledge

Young Canadians Are Eager to Acquire Financial Knowledge

In the year 2014 Statistics Canada conducted the Canadian Financial Capability Survey (CFCS) among population 18 years of age and over living in Canada. This survey provides insights on Canadians’ knowledge, abilities, and behaviour concerning financial decision-making. Manifold has been studying this survey and mining patterns of consumer financial behavior. […]

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2016 Census: The Best Ever

2016 Census: The Best Ever

  Census 2016 was officially taken on May 10th, 2016. According to Statistics Canada, the Census 2016 is the best one of the last 350 years since the first Census in year 1666. Firstly, the response rate (98.4%) of overall collection of Census 2016 is outstanding and best ever. Secondly, response rates to individual questions […]

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Big Data Statistical Analysis and Approximate Models

Big Data Statistical Analysis and Approximate Models

Statistical Analysis consists often of two parts. With a real big data an analyst will start with Explorative Data Analysis, e.g., Histograms Distribution Analysis Q-Q Plots (Quantile-Quantile) Goodness-of-Fit Tests Scatter Plots Outliers Identification and Analysis Diagnostics Transformations Tests of Independence Correlation Analysis Based on the insight gained from the Explorative Data Analysis, the data analyst will […]

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Difference Between Population Count and Current Year Population Estimates

Difference Between Population Count and Current Year Population Estimates

  Census population count represents the total population enumerated on the Census day. For example, on May 10, 2011,  Census 2011 counted Canadian total population as 33,476,688. However, some people might be away during the Census enumeration period or did not submit the Census forms.  A few people could be counted twice, e.g., students living […]

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Manifold and Census 2011

Manifold and Census 2011

Manifold has successfully incorporated the complete Census and National Housing Survey (NHS) 2011 into its current year updates of the population estimates and projections. Census 2011 was conducted on May 10th, 2011 with a mandatory short form of Census Questionnaire and a voluntary National Household Survey (NHS), which replaced the historical mandatory long form of […]

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