The National Youth Election Survey Report: A Subgroup Analysis of Political and Civic Participation among Canadian Youth
Table of Contents
A Report Commissioned
by Elections Canada
Filip Kostelka, Ph.D.
Université de Montréal
Colin Scott, M.A.
- Note to the Reader
- Executive Summary
- 1. Introduction
- 2. Youth Participation in the 2015 Federal Election
- 3. What Impedes Youth Political Participation?
- 4. Disadvantaged Youth Subgroups: Why do they participate less?
- 5. The State of Youth Political and Civic Participation in 2015
- Figure 1. Rates of Civic and Political Participation by Age Group
- Figure 2. Different Types of Political Participation by Age Group
- Table 1. Political and Civic Participation by Youth Subgroup
- Table 2. Predictors of Self-Reported Voter Turnout for All Citizens
- Table 3. Youth Dummy Regressed on Predictors of Voter Turnout
- Table 4. Interaction Effects Between Gender and Parenthood
- Table 5. Predictors of Contacting Politicians for All Citizens
- Table 6. Disparities in Participation for Unemployed Youth
- Table 7. Unemployed Dummy Regressed on Predictors of Participation
- Table 8. Disparities in Participation for Rural Youth
- Table 9. Rural Dummy Regressed on Predictors of Participation
- Table 10. Disparities in Participation for Aboriginal Youth
- Table 11. Aboriginal Dummy Regressed on Predictors of Participation
- Appendix Table 1. Youth Subgroups in the 2015 NYS
- Appendix Table 2. Descriptive Statistics – Quantitative Variables
- Appendix Table 3. Descriptive Statistics – Qualitative Variables
- Appendix Table 4. Comparing Youth Participation to that of Older Adults
- Appendix Table 5. Voter Turnout and Interaction Effects Between Gender and Parenthood – Full Model
- Appendix Table 6. Predictors of Voting and Age Effects