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Forum Data - Canada

Oct 24, 2013, 11:39 AM

Comparison of Data for 2010–2016 Canada (Toronto, ON) Forums

Forum Participation

2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
Number of Attendees 715 899 688 437 384 359 364
Number of Participating Law Schools 113 135 146 134 116 95 106

Summary of Attendees

Biographical Information

2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
Gender
Male 37.5% 40.4% 37.3% 40.5% 33.9% 32.9% 32.1%
Female 62.5% 58.4% 61.7% 58.8% 64.3% 64.4% 63.5%
Age
23 or Less - 58.7% 62.3% 51.9% 60.7% 53.3% 51.4%
24–40 Years - 36.4% 35.0% 45.1% 34.4% 41.5% 42.9%
Over 40 Years - 4.7% 2.8% 3.0% 4.9% 5.2% 5.8%
Race/Ethnicity
American Indian/Alaska Native 0.1% 0.1% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.3% 0.3%
Asian/Pacific Islander 31.1% 30.6% 31.2% 25.4% 30.7% 24.9% 22.3%
Black/African American 7.7% 8.9% 10.5% 11.0% 8.6% 8.6% 14.8%
Caucasian/White 52.6% 42.8% 41.5% 44.2% 48.4% 44.5% 47.0%
Hispanic/Latino 2.4% 2.2% 3.8% 2.7% 4.2% 3.6% 2.2%
Canadian Aboriginal 0.1% 1.0% 0.9% 1.4% 0.5% 1.7% 0.5%
Not Indicated - 17.8% 18.2% 19.5% 14.1% 21.8% 17.0%
Total Minority Attendance 50.3% 44.0% 40.2% 37.1% 43.2% 37.6% 39.6%
Student Status
Full-Time Student 46.1% 39.1% 43.3% 36.4% 43.1% 32.6% 27.2%
Part-Time Student 4.7% 3.9% 2.6% 2.7% 6.4% 4.7% 2.5%
Not a Student 49.2% 31.5% 30.6% 42.6% 37.0% 37.6% 51.4%
Employment
Full-Time 37.8% 25.9% 23.2% 31.6% 31.3% 32.0% 37.9%
Part-Time 36.0% 28.4% 33.2% 28.6% 36.5% 25.4% 29.4%
Not Employed 26.1% 11.8% 14.6% 14.9% 17.7% 21.5% 19.5%
Province of Permanent Residence
Alberta - 1.4% 1.0% 0.7% 0.3% 0.6% 0.5%
British Columbia - 0.4% 1.5% 0.7% 1.0% 1.4% 1.4%
Manitoba - 0.1% 0.3% 0.2% 0.3% 0.3% 0.0%
Nova Scotia - 0.2% 0.1% 0.0% 0.3% 0.0% 0.3%
Ontario - 92.4% 91.3% 94.5% 93.8% 91.4% 91.2%
Quebec - 1.0% 0.7% 0.2% 1.6% 0.6% 1.4%

Getting to the Forum

2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
Information Source
City Newspaper 1.6% - - - - - -
Magazine/Journal 0.3% - - - - - -
LSAC Publication 1.7% 3.1% 2.6% 2.1% 2.3% 4.1% 1.9%
Flier 1.0% 0.3% 1.9% 0.5% 1.3% 1.9% 1.1%
Friend or Family Member 12.0% 11.0% 12.2% 11.0% 13.0% 13.0% 12.4%
Advisor 2.9% 2.0% 2.9% 2.1% 4.2% 4.1% 2.5%
Prelaw Club 6.2% 1.0% 8.2% 3.0% 3.9% 1.7% 1.6%
Internet 65.7% 51.2% 47.5% 58.4% 55.5% 64.1% 72.0%
Email from LSAC 30.3% 29.9% 24.1% 25.6% 11.7% 12.2% 5.8%
Other - - 3.1% 3.2% 6.0% 3.9% 3.0%
If Internet, Source?
LSAC Website 77.6% 84.7% 74.8% 75.3% 69.9% 60.0% 54.2%
Law School Site 17.8% 8.3% 15.3% 12.9% 14.6% 24.8% 29.4%
Internet Search Engine 3.5% 5.2% 5.8% 9.4% 8.9% 9.1% 13.0%
Internet Search Engine–Sponsored Link 0.2% 0.2% 0.0% 0.0% 0.5% 0.4% 0.0%
Social Media - 0.2% 3.1% 1.6% 5.2% 1.7% 1.9%
Other Website 0.9% 1.3% 0.9% 0.8% 0.9% 0.0% 4.2%
Distance Traveled
0–20 Miles 56.2% 34.1% 33.7% 38.4% 41.1% 36.0% 44.0%
21–50 Miles 24.9% 18.4% 15.5% 15.8% 24.0% 22.1% 21.4%
51–100 Miles 9.1% 8.2% 7.0% 7.1% 6.5% 7.5% 7.4%
More Than 100 Miles 9.7% 6.1% 7.7% 4.1% 7.6% 7.2% 4.7%
Mode of Transportation
Car - - - 26.1% 23.1% - -
Public Transit - - - 78.3% 53.9% - -
Taxi - - - 2.2% 7.7% - -
Walked/Bike - - - 8.7% 20.4% - -
Airplane - - - 0.0% 2.6% - -
Other - - - 2.2% 0.0% - -

At the Forum

2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
Time Spent at Forum
Less Than One Hour - 4.9% 4.8% 10.4% 5.1% 0.0% -
1–2 Hours - 33.3% 41.9% 22.9% 15.4% 41.2% -
2–3 Hours - 21.6% 19.4% 20.8% 30.8% 29.4% -
3 or More Hours - 40.2% 33.9% 45.8% 48.7% 29.4% -
Number of Tables Visited
None - 2.9% 1.6% 0.0% 2.6% 5.9% -
1–5 Tables - 26.5% 19.4% 29.2% 23.1% 47.1% -
6–10 Tables - 37.3% 40.3% 35.4% 48.7% 23.5% -
11–15 Tables - 24.5% 25.8% 29.2% 20.5% 17.7% -
16 or More Tables - 8.8% 12.9% 6.3% 5.1% 5.9% -
Describe Forum
Very Informative - 32.4% 28.8% 31.9% 43.6% 41.2% 33.3%
Informative - 47.1% 64.4% 61.7% 48.7% 58.8% 60.6%
Not Very Informative - 17.6% 5.1% 4.3% 7.7% 0.0% 6.1%
Information Received from Law Schools
Very Informative - 25.3% 35.0% 31.9% 31.6% 35.3% 42.4%
Informative - 57.6% 56.7% 59.6% 57.9% 58.8% 54.5%
Not Very Informative - 16.2% 8.3% 6.4% 10.5% 0.0% 3.0%
Considering Schools Not Previously Considered as a Result of the Forum
Yes - 71.4% 61.0% 68.1% 58.3% 94.1% 78.8%
No - 28.6% 39.0% 31.9% 41.7% 5.9% 21.2%

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