Data tables, 2016 Census

Immigrant Status and Period of Immigration (11), Major Field of Study - Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) 2016 (43), Highest Certificate, Diploma or Degree (15), School Attendance (3), Age (13A) and Sex (3) for the Population Aged 15 Years and Over in Private Households of Canada, Provinces and Territories and Census Metropolitan Areas, 2016 Census - 25% Sample Data

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This table details immigrant status and period of immigration , major field of study - classification of instructional programs 2016 , highest certificate, diploma or degree , school attendance , age and sex for the population aged 15 years and over in private households in Canada
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Major field of study - Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) 2016 (43) Immigrant status and period of immigration (11)
Total - Immigrant status and period of immigrationFootnote 3 Non-immigrantsFootnote 4 ImmigrantsFootnote 5 Before 1981 1981 to 1990 1991 to 2000 2001 to 2010 2001 to 2005 2006 to 2010 2011 to 2016Footnote 6 Non-permanent residentsFootnote 7
Total - Major field of study - Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) 2016Footnote 8 28,643,020 21,018,465 7,165,175 1,941,505 915,555 1,486,655 1,825,700 894,305 931,395 995,755 459,380
No postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 12,815,980 9,732,555 2,911,400 908,780 386,395 585,520 679,970 328,105 351,865 350,725 172,020
01. Agriculture, agriculture operations and related sciences 205,930 151,645 50,655 12,160 6,650 10,135 13,750 6,670 7,085 7,960 3,630
03. Natural resources and conservation 133,120 114,715 16,440 4,145 1,885 3,300 4,645 2,180 2,465 2,460 1,970
04. Architecture and related services 114,315 71,155 40,295 8,955 5,095 7,990 11,410 5,375 6,030 6,850 2,865
05. Area, ethnic, cultural, gender, and group studies 24,680 18,510 5,585 1,205 825 1,290 1,450 720 730 815 590
09. Communication, journalism and related programs 182,275 139,640 37,530 6,365 4,415 7,870 10,800 4,690 6,110 8,075 5,100
10. Communications technologies/technicians and support services 99,020 80,060 16,835 6,060 2,370 3,270 3,195 1,525 1,675 1,940 2,130
11. Computer and information sciences and support services 514,685 284,115 210,370 27,495 23,905 49,670 66,045 32,335 33,710 43,250 20,205
12. Personal and culinary services 565,555 438,125 122,075 42,830 19,050 25,095 22,800 10,695 12,095 12,305 5,355
13. Education 1,060,095 846,975 204,000 68,540 23,955 36,075 47,560 22,535 25,025 27,880 9,120
14. Engineering 752,465 289,430 424,315 52,005 38,505 102,350 152,410 87,115 65,300 79,035 38,725
15. Engineering technologies and engineering-related fields 620,070 463,210 150,435 55,305 24,455 28,040 27,900 13,585 14,315 14,730 6,425
16. Aboriginal and foreign languages, literatures and linguistics 98,000 45,960 48,550 9,465 4,555 9,715 15,730 7,385 8,350 9,080 3,490
19. Family and consumer sciences/human sciences 324,660 239,490 81,555 22,665 12,045 18,135 20,370 10,470 9,905 8,340 3,620
22. Legal professions and studies 289,600 216,845 68,340 15,490 8,520 14,165 19,115 8,515 10,600 11,045 4,410
23. English language and literature/letters 178,595 116,205 58,805 15,755 5,510 11,440 16,400 7,735 8,665 9,700 3,585
24. Liberal arts and sciences, general studies and humanities 275,525 188,425 82,995 13,815 8,755 20,245 27,145 14,020 13,125 13,030 4,105
25. Library science 40,815 31,565 9,020 3,710 1,095 1,495 1,910 955 950 805 235
26. Biological and biomedical sciences 249,955 155,155 86,770 15,375 9,280 21,095 27,965 14,720 13,245 13,055 8,035
27. Mathematics and statistics 86,655 40,170 42,755 7,995 4,880 10,455 13,045 6,780 6,265 6,380 3,730
28. Military science, leadership and operational art 3,505 2,715 750 225 90 150 185 115 75 100 45
29. Military technologies and applied sciences 7,900 6,375 1,495 510 205 295 315 165 150 170 35
30. Multidisciplinary/interdisciplinary studies 212,450 144,580 63,910 12,105 7,730 17,640 19,335 10,770 8,560 7,100 3,965
31. Parks, recreation, leisure and fitness studies 164,300 141,570 20,945 4,985 2,490 4,730 5,580 2,560 3,020 3,165 1,780
38. Philosophy and religious studies 51,925 37,425 13,395 4,170 1,640 2,530 3,330 1,650 1,685 1,720 1,110
39. Theology and religious vocations 77,490 57,470 18,020 6,640 2,830 3,200 3,290 1,495 1,795 2,055 1,990
40. Physical sciences 179,300 91,175 81,730 17,460 8,370 18,700 25,685 14,265 11,425 11,510 6,400
41. Science technologies/technicians 31,270 22,425 8,515 2,645 1,385 1,695 1,930 880 1,050 865 330
42. Psychology 281,465 220,370 57,665 16,845 7,540 13,100 13,380 6,945 6,435 6,800 3,435
43. Security and protective services 206,745 184,570 21,380 4,785 3,205 5,610 5,565 2,845 2,720 2,210 795
44. Public administration and social service professions 237,835 194,300 41,730 12,010 6,195 8,910 10,130 5,025 5,105 4,485 1,805
45. Social sciences 623,775 416,990 192,435 40,465 24,580 46,070 53,615 26,900 26,710 27,705 14,350
46. Construction trades 702,155 591,770 106,865 49,745 14,620 16,070 17,190 7,735 9,455 9,240 3,525
47. Mechanic and repair technologies/technicians 731,130 602,985 124,460 53,865 19,955 22,190 19,195 9,225 9,970 9,245 3,685
48. Precision production 406,855 329,370 75,600 39,615 11,195 10,930 8,795 4,090 4,705 5,075 1,885
49. Transportation and materials moving 212,125 177,880 32,525 8,235 4,395 6,975 7,860 3,600 4,265 5,060 1,715
50. Visual and performing arts 497,210 367,380 118,430 29,735 16,370 26,605 29,360 14,135 15,225 16,365 11,400
51. Health professions and related programs 2,047,685 1,485,825 536,265 125,670 69,190 111,465 143,220 67,100 76,120 86,725 25,595
52. Business, management, marketing and related support services 3,116,025 2,125,305 918,195 195,160 114,265 191,160 257,905 121,035 136,865 159,710 72,520
54. History 111,465 86,750 23,625 8,070 2,585 4,595 5,750 2,890 2,860 2,625 1,090
55. French language and literature/letters 53,680 39,245 13,465 4,585 1,460 2,230 3,380 1,610 1,775 1,805 975
60. Dental, medical and veterinary residency programs 54,740 28,050 25,055 5,855 3,110 4,445 7,095 3,170 3,920 4,550 1,630

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Footnote(s)

Footnote 1

Users are advised to consult data quality comments for 'Highest certificate, diploma or degree,' available in the Education Reference Guide, Census of Population, 2016, Catalogue no. 98-500-X2016013.

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Footnote 2

Users are advised to consult data quality comments for 'School attendance,' available in the Education Reference Guide, Census of Population, 2016, Catalogue no. 98-500-X2016013.

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Footnote 3

Immigrant status refers to whether the person is a non-immigrant, an immigrant or a non-permanent resident.

Period of immigration refers to the period in which the immigrant first obtained landed immigrant or permanent resident status.

For more information on immigration variables, including information on their classifications, the questions from which they are derived, data quality and their comparability with other sources of data, please refer to the Place of Birth, Generation Status, Citizenship and Immigration Reference Guide, Census of Population, 2016.

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Footnote 4

'Non-immigrants' includes persons who are Canadian citizens by birth.

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Footnote 5

'Immigrants' includes persons who are, or who have ever been, landed immigrants or permanent residents. Such persons have been granted the right to live in Canada permanently by immigration authorities. Immigrants who have obtained Canadian citizenship by naturalization are included in this category. In the 2016 Census of Population, 'Immigrants' includes immigrants who landed in Canada on or prior to May 10, 2016.

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Footnote 6

Includes immigrants who landed in Canada on or prior to May 10, 2016.

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Footnote 7

'Non-permanent residents' includes persons from another country who have a work or study permit or who are refugee claimants, and their family members sharing the same permit and living in Canada with them.

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Footnote 8

This variable shows the two-digit series of CIP. For more information on the CIP classification, see the Classification of Instructional Programs, Canada 2016: http://www.statcan.gc.ca/eng/concepts/classification.

For information on collection, classification and data quality for this variable, refer to the Education Reference Guide, Census of Population, 2016, Catalogue no. 98-500-X2016013.

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Source: Statistics Canada, 2016 Census of Population, Statistics Canada Catalogue no. 98-400-X2016269.

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