Data tables, 2016 Census

Visible Minority (15), Major Field of Study - Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) 2016 (43), Highest Certificate, Diploma or Degree (15), Immigrant Status (4), 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 visible minority , major field of study - classification of instructional programs 2016 , highest certificate, diploma or degree , immigrant status , age and sex for the population aged 15 years and over in private households in Ontario
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Major field of study - Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) 2016 (43) Visible minority (15)
Total - Visible minorityFootnote 3 Total visible minority populationFootnote 4 South AsianFootnote 5 Chinese Black Filipino Latin American Arab Southeast AsianFootnote 6 West AsianFootnote 7 Korean Japanese Visible minority, n.i.e.Footnote 8 Multiple visible minoritiesFootnote 9 Not a visible minorityFootnote 10
Total - Major field of study - Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) 2016Footnote 11 11,038,440 3,100,655 903,970 640,255 473,375 257,735 167,085 156,935 108,970 127,435 74,885 25,225 79,820 84,960 7,937,785
No postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 4,961,455 1,328,685 369,425 268,375 224,140 88,045 78,405 66,600 65,460 53,575 25,070 8,225 41,405 39,950 3,632,770
01. Agriculture, agriculture operations and related sciences 66,035 12,370 3,270 2,260 1,505 1,735 710 805 240 725 490 130 195 300 53,665
03. Natural resources and conservation 40,860 5,995 1,560 1,820 800 540 240 175 110 155 190 90 125 190 34,865
04. Architecture and related services 51,845 16,425 2,730 3,855 1,215 1,790 1,435 1,470 395 1,785 770 215 260 495 35,425
05. Area, ethnic, cultural, gender, and group studies 10,770 2,520 450 650 415 115 135 160 75 125 165 60 70 105 8,250
09. Communication, journalism and related programs 81,500 18,830 3,565 3,545 3,935 2,130 1,830 990 435 570 465 220 440 695 62,675
10. Communications technologies/technicians and support services 38,745 6,835 1,105 1,340 1,525 855 610 170 230 200 235 100 190 285 31,910
11. Computer and information sciences and support services 220,555 105,970 36,385 28,920 10,005 8,600 3,755 4,830 2,765 3,885 2,080 505 1,900 2,335 114,585
12. Personal and culinary services 183,920 39,140 6,625 5,320 9,220 3,005 3,705 1,860 3,070 2,115 1,095 410 1,300 1,420 144,785
13. Education 349,745 67,990 18,600 11,695 9,640 10,200 3,480 3,825 1,315 2,510 2,500 990 1,525 1,705 281,760
14. Engineering 334,080 181,810 57,915 54,005 7,195 14,805 7,190 13,790 3,115 13,415 5,025 1,005 1,350 3,015 152,275
15. Engineering technologies and engineering-related fields 237,780 51,125 15,135 8,865 8,300 5,125 3,160 2,425 2,260 1,765 680 415 1,600 1,410 186,650
16. Aboriginal and foreign languages, literatures and linguistics 37,900 14,240 3,640 3,955 950 210 775 1,060 255 1,400 1,155 355 190 290 23,660
19. Family and consumer sciences/human sciences 141,745 34,215 8,940 3,995 8,845 2,805 2,480 1,445 605 1,240 1,415 435 1,015 990 107,530
22. Legal professions and studies 128,855 30,835 9,190 4,430 6,430 1,220 2,380 1,870 655 1,650 900 325 820 965 98,025
23. English language and literature/letters 98,440 25,590 9,655 5,185 2,290 995 550 1,835 375 1,150 1,395 1,055 395 715 72,850
24. Liberal arts and sciences, general studies and humanities 95,345 41,640 27,040 4,145 3,405 1,725 890 865 535 685 870 360 515 610 53,705
25. Library science 15,225 2,350 590 765 245 155 65 85 30 90 165 60 25 75 12,870
26. Biological and biomedical sciences 110,955 45,235 17,595 11,145 3,240 2,120 1,165 2,575 1,180 2,170 1,640 480 640 1,270 65,715
27. Mathematics and statistics 49,030 21,825 6,545 9,205 965 735 260 870 540 1,120 855 200 160 365 27,200
28. Military science, leadership and operational art 2,130 295 125 20 45 10 0 25 0 30 10 10 0 20 1,835
29. Military technologies and applied sciences 2,615 370 90 45 45 20 30 15 15 65 15 0 15 15 2,240
30. Multidisciplinary/interdisciplinary studies 86,485 34,845 15,805 7,195 2,895 1,860 725 1,330 1,035 1,315 1,045 280 540 830 51,635
31. Parks, recreation, leisure and fitness studies 75,715 10,555 2,085 2,220 2,075 710 615 500 335 470 435 285 305 520 65,160
38. Philosophy and religious studies 24,255 5,210 2,030 705 665 350 150 350 95 210 290 80 145 145 19,045
39. Theology and religious vocations 28,175 5,900 680 1,200 1,455 460 320 100 105 50 1,175 35 140 190 22,270
40. Physical sciences 72,350 29,050 11,110 9,460 1,520 780 540 1,425 535 1,965 775 210 290 440 43,305
41. Science technologies/technicians 12,025 3,160 805 410 695 405 185 145 90 175 25 25 85 95 8,865
42. Psychology 122,550 26,080 7,830 4,380 4,110 2,275 1,500 1,030 650 1,460 715 455 765 905 96,470
43. Security and protective services 98,325 13,420 3,055 840 4,210 1,180 1,260 650 305 515 205 100 635 460 84,910
44. Public administration and social service professions 108,935 23,890 5,225 2,105 9,385 1,135 1,650 820 380 850 535 195 890 715 85,045
45. Social sciences 308,775 91,580 31,470 21,105 13,080 4,585 3,195 3,820 1,795 3,295 3,565 1,335 1,755 2,570 217,200
46. Construction trades 198,790 20,640 3,540 1,610 7,145 1,625 2,550 850 565 935 190 150 875 615 178,145
47. Mechanic and repair technologies/technicians 225,860 33,360 8,955 3,740 6,925 3,550 2,400 1,350 1,300 1,315 505 275 1,915 1,115 192,505
48. Precision production 124,515 17,115 4,420 1,890 4,805 1,120 1,365 480 975 380 140 105 870 555 107,400
49. Transportation and materials moving 53,290 9,150 1,780 765 2,315 1,595 925 505 140 390 175 55 295 210 44,140
50. Visual and performing arts 207,330 48,055 7,895 12,455 6,550 3,160 3,725 1,945 1,295 2,275 4,660 1,220 1,120 1,750 159,275
51. Health professions and related programs 767,680 227,470 52,115 29,955 48,545 44,060 9,920 12,360 4,960 9,035 4,145 1,590 5,235 5,555 540,215
52. Business, management, marketing and related support services 1,168,000 425,155 136,445 103,185 50,785 41,180 22,135 19,180 10,325 10,945 8,085 2,835 9,450 10,600 742,850
54. History 57,295 8,715 4,060 1,330 875 325 245 425 155 220 520 155 190 220 48,575
55. French language and literature/letters 15,990 2,580 435 350 475 55 90 375 85 165 300 115 75 65 13,405
60. Dental, medical and veterinary residency programs 22,570 10,440 4,040 1,825 505 395 330 1,555 180 1,035 210 80 105 185 12,130

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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

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 3

For more information on the Visible minority variable, including information on its classification, the questions from which it is derived, data quality and its comparability with other sources of data, please refer to the Visible Minority and Population Group Reference Guide, Census of Population, 2016.

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Footnote 4

The Employment Equity Act defines visible minorities as 'persons, other than Aboriginal peoples, who are non-Caucasian in race or non-white in colour.'

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Footnote 5

For example, 'East Indian,' 'Pakistani,' 'Sri Lankan,' etc.

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Footnote 6

For example, 'Vietnamese,' 'Cambodian,' 'Laotian,' 'Thai,' etc.

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Footnote 7

For example, 'Afghan,' 'Iranian,' etc.

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Footnote 8

The abbreviation 'n.i.e.' means 'not included elsewhere.' Includes persons with a write-in response such as 'Guyanese,' 'West Indian,' 'Tibetan,' 'Polynesian,' 'Pacific Islander,' etc.

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Footnote 9

Includes persons who gave more than one visible minority group by checking two or more mark-in responses, e.g., 'Black' and 'South Asian.'

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Footnote 10

Includes persons who reported 'Yes' to the Aboriginal group question (Question 18), as well as persons who were not considered to be members of a visible minority group.

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Footnote 11

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-X2016274.

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