Data tables, 2016 Census

Immigrant Status and Period of Immigration (11), Occupation - National Occupational Classification (NOC) 2016 - Skill-level Category (8A), STEM and BHASE (non-STEM) Groupings, Major Field of Study - Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) 2016 (16), Highest Certificate, Diploma or Degree (9), Location of Study (16), Age (9) 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 , occupation - national occupational classification 2016 - skill-level category , stem and bhase groupings, major field of study - classification of instructional programs 2016 , highest certificate, diploma or degree , location of study , age and sex for the population aged 15 years and over in private households in Quebec / Québec
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Immigrant status and period of immigration (11) Occupation - National Occupational Classification (NOC) 2016 - Skill-level category (8A)
Total - Occupation - National Occupational Classification (NOC) 2016 Skill-level categoryFootnote 4 Occupation - not applicableFootnote 5 All skill levelsFootnote 6 Skill level A Managers Skill level A Professionals Skill level B College or apprenticeship trainingFootnote 7 Skill level C High school or job-specific trainingFootnote 8 Skill level D On-the-job trainingFootnote 9
Total - Immigrant status and period of immigrationFootnote 10 6,634,280 2,104,515 4,529,770 438,945 813,990 1,461,545 1,211,530 603,760
Non-immigrantsFootnote 11 5,538,660 1,738,250 3,800,405 371,475 657,070 1,254,530 1,009,555 507,780
ImmigrantsFootnote 12 1,017,685 341,210 676,475 63,485 140,605 194,715 188,985 88,680
Before 1981 238,650 141,705 96,945 13,535 21,590 28,630 24,790 8,395
1981 to 1990 127,340 38,160 89,185 9,730 17,290 26,385 25,110 10,665
1991 to 2000 187,860 44,490 143,365 14,030 27,925 40,985 42,225 18,205
2001 to 2010 290,055 64,100 225,955 18,275 48,945 67,420 60,770 30,540
2001 to 2005 133,080 29,110 103,970 9,315 23,475 31,005 27,065 13,120
2006 to 2010 156,980 34,990 121,985 8,960 25,475 36,425 33,705 17,420
2011 to 2016Footnote 13 173,770 52,750 121,025 7,915 24,855 31,290 36,085 20,870
Non-permanent residentsFootnote 14 77,940 25,055 52,885 3,985 16,315 12,310 12,990 7,295

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Footnote 1

This variable shows a variant of CIP which classifies fields of study into STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math and computer sciences) and BHASE (non-STEM) categories. For more information on the CIP classification, see the Classification of Instructional Programs, Canada 2016: http://www.statcan.gc.ca/eng/concepts/classification.



This variant is different from the STEM variant used in the 2011 National Household Survey. For information on comparability between the two variants, refer to 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 '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

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

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Footnote 4

Refers to the kind of work performed by persons aged 15 years and over as determined by their kind of work and the description of the main activities in their job. The occupation data are produced according to the NOC 2016.

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Footnote 5

Includes persons aged 15 years and over who never worked for pay or self-employment, or last worked for pay or self-employment prior to 2015.

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Footnote 6

Includes persons aged 15 years and over who have worked at some point in time between January 2015 and May 2016.

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Footnote 7

Occupations that usually require a college or apprenticeship training.

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Footnote 8

Occupations that usually require a high school or job-specific training.

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Footnote 9

Occupations for which on-the-job training is given.

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Footnote 10

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 11

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

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Footnote 12

'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 13

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

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Footnote 14

'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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Source: Statistics Canada, 2016 Census of Population, Statistics Canada Catalogue no. 98-400-X2016272.

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