Aboriginal Peoples Survey
1991 - 2017
SubjectsBusiness and consumer services and cultureCultureDemographic characteristics and Indigenous groupsEducation, learning and skillsEducation, training and learningFamilies, households and marital statusHealth and well-beingIncome and spendingIndigenous peoplesLabour and employmentLanguage and cultureLiving arrangements and housingOther content related to CultureStudent pathwaysTransitions and outcomes, indicators
The purpose of the Aboriginal Peoples Survey (APS) is to provide data on the social and economic conditions of Aboriginal people in Canada. More specifically, its purpose is to identify the needs of Aboriginal people and focus on issues such as education, employment, health, language, income, housing and mobility.
Please note that additional documentation is available for this survey. Please contact your RDC analyst to request this documentation.
|1991,2001,2006,2012,2017||Aboriginal Peoples Survey|
All publications (e.g. scientific articles, reports, dissertations, theses) and presentations based on a dataset available in the RDCs should include an acknowledgement of the support provided by granting councils (SSHRC, CIHR, CFI), Statistics Canada and host university. See a sample
Isabella Romano, Martin Cooke, and Piotr Wilk (2019).
Factors affecting initiation and duration of breastfeeding among off-reserve Indigenous children in Canada
The International Indigenous Policy Journal , 21-Jan
Adetola Ayoola Koleade, Jamie Farrell, Gerry J. Mugford, and Zhiwei Gao (2018).
Prevalence and risk factors of ACO (Asthma COPD Overlap) in Aboriginal People
Journal of Environmental and Public Health , 10-Jan
Esme Fuller-Thomson and Rose E. Cameron (2017).
Mental health and flourishing among Aboriginal Canadians: Findings from the Aboriginal Peoples Survey & the 2012 Canadian Community Health Survey
Melissa Subnath (2017).
Indigenous food insecurity in Canada: An analysis using the 2012 Aboriginal Peoples Survey
Danielle Lamb (2017).
Returns to education and access to employment among Aboriginal groups in Canada
Christopher J. Ryan, Scott Leatherdale, and Martin Cooke (2017).
Factors associated with current smoking among off-reserve First Nations and Métis youth: Results from the 2012 Aboriginal Peoples Survey
Journal of Primary Prevention , 105-119
Atelier de travail du RCCDR sur la recherche et les politiques autochtones Rapport de synthèse
Donna L. Feir (2016).
The long term effects of forcible assimilation policy: The case of Indian boarding schools
Canadian Journal of Economics , 433-480
Gustave Goldmann (2016).
Aboriginal lone-parent families, their socio-economic challenges and the impact on their children
Alexandre Morin, Roberson Édouard, and Gérard Duhaime (2015).
Beyond the harsh. Objective and subjective living conditions in Nunavut
Christopher J. Ryan, Martin J. Cooke, Scott T. Leatherdale, Sharon I. Kirkpatrick, and Piotr Wilk (2015).
The correlates of current smoking among adult Métis: Evidence from the Aboriginal Peoples Survey and Métis supplement
Canadian Journal of Public Health , 271-276
Martin J. Cooke, Julia Woodhall, and Jennifer McWhirter (2013).
The social and health service needs of aboriginal peoples in smaller urban centers in Southern Ontario: a synthesis paper for service agencies
Population Change and Lifecourse Strategic Knowledge Cluster Discussion Paper Series
Alomgir Hossain, Stephanie Konrad, James A. Dosman, J. McCrosky, and Punam Pahwa (2012).
The determinants of chronic bronchitis in Aboriginal children and youth
Canadian Respiratory Journal , e75-e80
Briana Hagen (2011).
Exploring relationships between socioeconomic position, family context, culture, and suicidality among Métis peoples: Reflections from the 2006 Aboriginal Peoples Survey
Roshanak Mehdipanah (2011).
Urban Aboriginal health: Using individual and contextual approaches to better understand the health of Aboriginal populations living in Toronto
Cash Ahenakew (2011).
The birth of the 'Windigo': The construction of Aboriginal health in biomedical and traditional Indigenous models of medicine
Critical Literacies: Theories and Practices , 13-Mar
M. Rosenberg, K. Wilson, S. Abonyi, A. Wiebe, K. Beach, and R. Lovelace (2009).
Older Aboriginal Peoples in Canada: Demographics, health status and access to health care
Social and Economic Dimensions of an Aging Population (SEDAP) Research Papers
Impact of Preterm Birth on Socioeconomic and Educational Outcomes of Children and Families
Survey of Labour and Income Dynamics – Cross-national Equivalent File
Canadian Census Health & Environment Cohort linked to Discharge Abstract Data / National Ambulatory Care Reporting System
Canadian Community Health Survey Linked to Vital Statistics – Discharge Abstracts – Ambulatory Care and Mental Health Records