Figure 4
Proportion of the population aged 25 to 64 by highest level of educational attainment, six largest census metropolitan areas, 2011

Description for figure 4

The title of the graph is "Figure 4 Proportion of the population aged 25 to 64 by highest level of educational attainment, six largest census metropolitan areas, 2011 ."
This is a column clustered chart.
There are in total 7 categories in the horizontal axis. The vertical axis starts at 0 and ends at 40 with ticks every 5 points.
There are 6 series in this graph.
The vertical axis is "percent."
The horizontal axis is "highest certificate, diploma or degree."
The title of series 1 is "Ottawa - Gatineau."
The minimum value is 3 and it corresponds to "Registered Apprenticeship certificate."
The maximum value is 38.2 and it corresponds to "University degree."
The title of series 2 is "Toronto."
The minimum value is 2.4 and it corresponds to "Registered Apprenticeship certificate."
The maximum value is 36.8 and it corresponds to "University degree."
The title of series 3 is "Calgary."
The minimum value is 3.8 and it corresponds to "Trades certificate or diploma (other than Registered Apprenticeship certificate)Footnote 1."
The maximum value is 34.8 and it corresponds to "University degree."
The title of series 4 is "Vancouver."
The minimum value is 4 and it corresponds to "Registered Apprenticeship certificate."
The maximum value is 34.1 and it corresponds to "University degree."
The title of series 5 is "Montréal."
The minimum value is 4.2 and it corresponds to "Registered Apprenticeship certificate."
The maximum value is 29.6 and it corresponds to "University degree."
The title of series 6 is "Edmonton."
The minimum value is 4.5 and it corresponds to "Trades certificate or diploma (other than Registered Apprenticeship certificate)Footnote 1."
The maximum value is 26.5 and it corresponds to "University degree."

Data table for figure 4
Highest certificate, diploma or degree Ottawa - Gatineau Toronto Calgary Vancouver Montréal Edmonton
No certificate, diploma or degree 8.5 9.9 9.0 8.4 12.4 11.1
High school diploma or equivalent 19.5 21.6 21.4 23.1 19.2 23.6
Trades certificate or diploma (other than Registered Apprenticeship certificate)Footnote 1 5.0 3.4 3.8 4.6 10.6 4.5
Registered Apprenticeship certificate 3.0 2.4 5.0 4.0 4.2 7.7
College diploma 21.5 19.8 20.3 18.6 17.7 21.6
University certificate below bachelorFootnote 2 4.3 6.1 5.7 7.3 6.2 5.1
University degree 38.2 36.8 34.8 34.1 29.6 26.5
Footnote 1

Throughout this document, the term 'trades certificate other than Registered Apprenticeship certificate' refers to trades certification that was completed through a school-based program as opposed to completing an apprenticeship program or a Certificate of Qualification/Journeyperson's designation.

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Footnote 2

Comparisons with other data sources suggest that the category 'university certificate or diploma below bachelor level' was over-reported in the National Household Survey. It is recommended that users interpret the results for this category with caution. For detailed explanations on concepts and for information on data quality, please refer to the reference guides on the 2011 National Household Survey (NHS) website.

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Source: Statistics Canada, National Household Survey, 2011.

Figure 4 Proportion of the population aged 25 to 64 by highest level of educational attainment, six largest census metropolitan areas, 2011

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