Description for figure 3
Proportion of the population aged 25 to 64 by highest level of educational attainment, Canada, provinces and territories, 2011

The title of the graph is "Figure 3 Proportion of the population aged 25 to 64 by highest level of educational attainment, Canada, provinces and territories, 2011 ."
This is a column stacked chart.
There are in total 14 categories in the horizontal axis. The vertical axis starts at 0 and ends at 100 with ticks every 10 points.
There are 7 series in this graph.
The vertical axis is "percent."
The horizontal axis is "provinces and territories."
The title of series 1 is "No certificate, diploma or degree."
The minimum value is 10.1 and it corresponds to "B.C.."
The maximum value is 46 and it corresponds to "Nvt.."
The title of series 2 is "High school diploma or equivalent."
The minimum value is 12.4 and it corresponds to "Nvt.."
The maximum value is 27.3 and it corresponds to "Sask.."
The title of series 3 is "Trades certificate or diploma (other than Registered Apprenticeship certificate)Note 2."
The minimum value is 4.3 and it corresponds to "Ont.."
The maximum value is 13.7 and it corresponds to "Que.."
The title of series 4 is "Registered Apprenticeship certificate."
The minimum value is 3.5 and it corresponds to "Ont.."
The maximum value is 7.6 and it corresponds to "Alta.."
The title of series 5 is "College diploma."
The minimum value is 17 and it corresponds to "Nvt.."
The maximum value is 25.3 and it corresponds to "P.E.I.."
The title of series 6 is "University certificate below bachelorNote 1."
The minimum value is 1.6 and it corresponds to "Nvt.."
The maximum value is 6.3 and it corresponds to "B.C.."
The title of series 7 is "University degree."
The minimum value is 13 and it corresponds to "Nvt.."
The maximum value is 28.9 and it corresponds to "Ont.."

Data table for figure 3
  No certificate, diploma or degree High school diploma or equivalent Trades certificate or diploma (other than Registered Apprenticeship
certificate)Note 2
Registered Apprenticeship certificate College diploma University certificate below bachelorNote 1 University degree
N.L. 20.3 20.9 8.8 6.4 24.0 3.2 16.4
P.E.I. 14.2 24.2 6.9 4.8 25.3 3.7 21.0
N.S. 14.6 21.7 7.8 5.3 23.1 4.1 23.4
N.B. 16.8 26.6 7.0 5.5 22.2 3.1 18.8
Que. 14.8 19.5 13.7 5.2 18.3 5.1 23.3
Ont. 11.0 24.3 4.3 3.5 23.6 4.5 28.9
Man. 17.2 25.6 5.9 4.7 19.3 4.7 22.7
Sask. 15.4 27.3 7.1 7.0 19.1 4.5 19.6
Alta. 12.3 23.8 4.7 7.6 21.4 4.7 25.6
B.C. 10.1 25.1 5.7 5.6 19.9 6.3 27.3
Y.T. 12.3 20.6 6.4 6.9 23.5 4.6 25.8
N.W.T. 21.6 19.1 5.9 5.5 22.5 2.7 22.7
Nvt. 46.0 12.4 6.4 3.6 17.0 1.6 13.0
Canada 12.7 23.2 7.1 4.9 21.3 4.9 25.9
Note 1.

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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Note 2.

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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Source:
Statistics Canada, National Household Survey, 2011.