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Child and Youth Care: Demographics & Statistics

This guide was created to support the Child and Youth Care community at Seneca College. It showcases articles, documents, websites, and other resources of interest to the program.

Canadian Demographics


Statistics Streaming Video Series

Against All Odds: Inside Statistics

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This Annenberg series of 32 video modules introduces statistical topics in real-world context, visiting locations where people from all walks of life use statistics in their work. Starting with descriptive statistics, the course continues through probability and inference. Examples range from finding patterns in lightning strikes to examining possible genetic resistance to deadly Lassa fever in West Africa, to linking DDT to the decline of peregrine falcons. Scientist and researcher Pardis Sabeti hosts the series.

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Searching for Statistics

Find more statistics by Googling the topic you want to know more about and adding the words "Canadian statistics". 

Example: Google: homeless youth Canadian statistics

As with all research online, be sure to consider its relevance to your topic/assignment by assessing its:

  • Currency (how old are these statistics?) 
  • Authority (who published these statistics?)
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