Data tables, 2016 Census

Labour Force Status (8), Highest Certificate, Diploma or Degree (15), Aboriginal Identity (9), Age (13A) and Sex (3) for the Population Aged 15 Years and Over in Private Households of Canada, Provinces and Territories, Census Metropolitan Areas and Census Agglomerations, 2016 Census - 25% Sample Data

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This table details labour force status , highest certificate, diploma or degree , aboriginal identity , age and sex for the population aged 15 years and over in private households in Ontario
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Highest certificate, diploma or degree (15) Labour force status (8)
Total - Labour force statusFootnote 2 In the labour force Employed Unemployed Not in the labour force Participation rate Employment rate Unemployment rate
Total - Highest certificate, diploma or degreeFootnote 3 11,038,440 7,141,675 6,612,150 529,525 3,896,765 64.7 59.9 7.4
No certificate, diploma or degree 1,935,360 693,730 611,925 81,805 1,241,635 35.8 31.6 11.8
Secondary (high) school diploma or equivalency certificateFootnote 4 3,026,100 1,896,455 1,710,025 186,430 1,129,645 62.7 56.5 9.8
Postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 6,076,980 4,551,495 4,290,205 261,295 1,525,490 74.9 70.6 5.7
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 664,175 421,180 394,260 26,915 243,000 63.4 59.4 6.4
Trades certificate or diploma other than Certificate of Apprenticeship or Certificate of QualificationFootnote 5 324,370 201,500 187,285 14,210 122,870 62.1 57.7 7.1
Certificate of Apprenticeship or Certificate of QualificationFootnote 6 339,810 219,680 206,975 12,705 120,130 64.6 60.9 5.8
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 2,298,715 1,724,425 1,625,730 98,700 574,285 75.0 70.7 5.7
University certificate or diploma below bachelor level 242,005 162,655 152,720 9,940 79,350 67.2 63.1 6.1
University certificate, diploma or degree at bachelor level or above 2,872,090 2,243,235 2,117,495 125,735 628,855 78.1 73.7 5.6
Bachelor's degree 1,911,530 1,500,335 1,414,785 85,555 411,195 78.5 74.0 5.7
University certificate or diploma above bachelor level 189,365 142,090 135,380 6,710 47,275 75.0 71.5 4.7
Degree in medicine, dentistry, veterinary medicine or optometry 79,755 60,910 58,485 2,420 18,845 76.4 73.3 4.0
Master's degree 593,645 465,455 438,510 26,945 128,190 78.4 73.9 5.8
Earned doctorateFootnote 7 97,790 74,440 70,330 4,110 23,350 76.1 71.9 5.5

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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

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 3

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 4

'Secondary (high) school diploma or equivalency certificate' includes only people who have this as their highest educational qualification. It excludes persons with a postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree.

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Footnote 5

'Trades certificate or diploma other than Certificate of Apprenticeship or Certificate of Qualification' includes trades certificates or diplomas such as pre-employment or vocational certificates and diplomas from brief trade programs completed at community colleges, institutes of technology, vocational centres and similar institutions.

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Footnote 6

'Certificate of Apprenticeship or Certificate of Qualification' also includes Journeyperson's designations.

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Footnote 7

'Earned doctorate' refers to persons who have completed a doctorate degree awarded by a university. This includes, for example, Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) and Doctor of Juridical Science (S.J.D.). It does not include honorary doctorates.

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Source: Statistics Canada, 2016 Census of Population, Statistics Canada Catalogue no. 98-400-X2016287.

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