Data tables, 2016 Census

Aboriginal Identity (9), Labour Force Status (8), Major Field of Study - Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) 2016 (14), Highest Certificate, Diploma or Degree (11), Registered or Treaty Indian Status (3), Age (10) 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 aboriginal identity , labour force status , major field of study - classification of instructional programs 2016 , highest certificate, diploma or degree , registered or treaty indian status , 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 (14) Labour force status (8)
Total - Labour force statusFootnote 4 In the labour force Employed Unemployed Not in the labour force Participation rate Employment rate Unemployment rate
Total - Major field of study - Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) 2016Footnote 5 28,643,015 18,672,475 17,230,040 1,442,430 9,970,545 65.2 60.2 7.7
No postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 12,815,975 6,825,825 6,098,845 726,980 5,990,150 53.3 47.6 10.7
Education 1,060,095 678,915 656,940 21,975 381,175 64.0 62.0 3.2
Visual and performing arts, and communications technologies 596,230 466,780 435,155 31,625 129,450 78.3 73.0 6.8
Humanities 850,840 599,590 559,735 39,860 251,250 70.5 65.8 6.6
Social and behavioural sciences and law 1,761,900 1,381,235 1,300,595 80,640 380,660 78.4 73.8 5.8
Business, management and public administration 3,360,045 2,554,850 2,410,475 144,370 805,200 76.0 71.7 5.7
Physical and life sciences and technologies 614,280 450,340 417,825 32,520 163,940 73.3 68.0 7.2
Mathematics, computer and information sciences 651,480 526,810 494,800 32,010 124,670 80.9 76.0 6.1
Architecture, engineering, and related technologiesFootnote 6 3,327,400 2,512,060 2,323,205 188,855 815,345 75.5 69.8 7.5
Agriculture, natural resources and conservation 339,050 268,945 252,205 16,740 70,105 79.3 74.4 6.2
Health and related fields 2,266,720 1,653,635 1,580,325 73,305 613,090 73.0 69.7 4.4
Personal, protective and transportation services 995,830 750,935 697,540 53,395 244,895 75.4 70.0 7.1
Other fields of studyFootnote 7 3,170 2,550 2,395 150 620 80.4 75.6 5.9

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Footnote(s)

Footnote 1

Users should be aware that the estimates associated with this variable are more affected than most by the incomplete enumeration of certain Indian reserves and Indian settlements in the 2016 Census of Population. For more information on Aboriginal variables, including information on their classifications, the questions from which they are derived, data quality and their comparability with other sources of data, refer to the Aboriginal Peoples Reference Guide, Census of Population, 2016 and the Aboriginal Peoples Technical Report, Census of Population, 2016.

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Footnote 2

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 3

Users should be aware that the estimates associated with this variable are more affected than most by the incomplete enumeration of certain Indian reserves and Indian settlements in the Census of Population.

For more information on Aboriginal 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 Aboriginal Peoples Reference Guide, Census of Population, 2016 and the Aboriginal Peoples Technical Report, Census of Population, 2016.

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Footnote 4

Refers to whether a person aged 15 years and over was employed, unemployed or not in the labour force during the week of Sunday, May 1 to Saturday, May 7, 2016.

Early enumeration was conducted in remote, isolated parts of the provinces and territories. When enumeration has taken place before May 2016, the reference date used is the date on which the household was enumerated.

In the past, this variable was called Labour force activity.

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Footnote 5

This variable shows the 'primary groupings' variant 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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Footnote 6

'Architecture, engineering and related technologies' includes some fields that are commonly studied at the trades level, such as 'Mechanic and repair technologies/technicians,' 'Construction trades,' and 'Precision production' (e.g., welding).

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Footnote 7

'Other fields of study' includes 'Multidisciplinary/interdisciplinary studies, other.'

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Source: Statistics Canada, 2016 Census of Population, Statistics Canada Catalogue no. 98-400-X2016267.

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