Data tables, 2016 Census

Aboriginal Identity (9), Highest Certificate, Diploma or Degree (7), School Attendance (3), Registered or Treaty Indian Status (3), Residence by Aboriginal Geography (10), Age (13A) and Sex (3) for the Population Aged 15 Years and Over in Private Households of Canada, Provinces and Territories, 2016 Census - 25% Sample Data

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This table details aboriginal identity , highest certificate, diploma or degree , school attendance , registered or treaty indian status , residence by aboriginal geography , age and sex for the population aged 15 years and over in private households in Canada
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Highest certificate, diploma or degree (7) Aboriginal identity (9)
Total - Aboriginal identityFootnote 4 Aboriginal identityFootnote 5 Single Aboriginal responsesFootnote 6 First Nations (North American Indian)Footnote 7 Métis Inuk (Inuit) Multiple Aboriginal responsesFootnote 8 Aboriginal responses not included elsewhere Footnote 9 Non-Aboriginal identity
Total - Highest certificate, diploma or degreeFootnote 10 28,643,015 1,224,915 1,191,500 691,405 456,555 43,535 15,295 18,125 27,418,100
No certificate, diploma or degree 5,239,580 412,180 403,390 264,430 116,385 22,575 4,165 4,620 4,827,395
Secondary (high) school diploma or equivalency certificateFootnote 11 7,576,400 322,755 313,085 175,315 129,310 8,455 4,440 5,235 7,253,645
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diplomaFootnote 12 2,800,260 131,185 127,405 67,480 55,765 4,155 1,800 1,980 2,669,080
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 5,553,825 226,120 219,740 117,785 95,790 6,170 2,895 3,485 5,327,705
University certificate or diploma below bachelor level 813,335 27,230 26,430 15,520 10,445 465 415 385 786,100
University certificate, diploma or degree at bachelor level or above 6,659,615 105,445 101,440 50,875 48,855 1,705 1,580 2,420 6,554,170

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Footnote(s)

Footnote 1

Users are advised to consult data quality comments for 'School attendance,' available in the Education Reference Guide, Census of Population, 2016, Catalogue no. 98-500-X2016013.

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Footnote 2

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 3

Residence on or off reserve refers to whether the person's usual place of residence is in a census subdivision (CSD) that is defined as 'on reserve' or 'off reserve.'


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, 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

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 5

'Aboriginal identity' includes persons who are First Nations (North American Indian), Métis or Inuk (Inuit) and/or those who are Registered or Treaty Indians (that is, registered under the Indian Act of Canada) and/or those who have membership in a First Nation or Indian band. Aboriginal peoples of Canada are defined in the Constitution Act, 1982, section 35 (2) as including the Indian, Inuit and Métis peoples of Canada.

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Footnote 6

'Single Aboriginal responses' includes persons who are in only one Aboriginal group, that is First Nations (North American Indian), Métis or Inuk (Inuit).

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Footnote 7

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 additional information, refer to the Aboriginal Peoples Reference Guide, Census of Population, 2016.

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Footnote 8

'Multiple Aboriginal responses' includes persons who are any two or all three of the following: First Nations (North American Indian), Métis or Inuk (Inuit).

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Footnote 9

'Aboriginal responses not included elsewhere' includes persons who are not First Nations (North American Indian), Métis or Inuk (Inuit), but who have Registered or Treaty Indian status and/or Membership in a First Nation or Indian band.

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Footnote 10

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 11

'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 12

'Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma' includes Certificates of Apprenticeship, Certificates of Qualification and Journeyperson's designations, as well as other 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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Source: Statistics Canada, 2016 Census of Population, Statistics Canada Catalogue no. 98-400-X2016264.

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