Programme for International Assessment of Adult Competencies (2012)

The 2012 Programme for International Assessment of Adult Competencies was an international survey of information processing skills of youth and adults between the ages of 16 and 65. Canada is one of 24 countries that participated in the survey, however the microdata file only contains estimates for Canada and the Provinces. The survey contains data on the information processing skills of respondents along with other socioeconomic variables derived through a background questionnaire.

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