Data tables, 2016 Census

First Official Language Spoken (7), Labour Force Status (8), Highest Certificate, Diploma or Degree (15), Major Field of Study - Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) 2016 (82), Age (6B) 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 first official language spoken , labour force status , highest certificate, diploma or degree , major field of study - classification of instructional programs 2016 , age and sex for the population aged 15 years and over in private households in Nova Scotia / Nouvelle-Écosse
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First official language spoken (7) Labour force status (8)
Total - Labour force statusFootnote 3 In the labour force Employed Unemployed Not in the labour force Participation rate Employment rate Unemployment rate
Total - First official language spoken 774,750 474,595 427,315 47,280 300,155 61.3 55.2 10.0
English 746,430 458,250 412,285 45,965 288,180 61.4 55.2 10.0
French 25,680 15,185 14,040 1,140 10,490 59.1 54.7 7.5
English and French 1,205 795 710 90 410 66.0 58.9 11.3
Neither English nor French 1,435 365 280 85 1,070 25.4 19.5 23.3
Official language minority (number)Footnote 4 26,280 15,585 14,395 1,190 10,700 not applicable ... not applicable ... not applicable ...
Official language minority (percentage)Footnote 5 3.4 3.3 3.4 2.5 3.6 not applicable ... not applicable ... not applicable ...

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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

This variable shows the hierarchy of the 'primary groupings' (a CIP variant) with detail on the two-digit series, as well as the four-digit sub-series from series '30. Multidisciplinary/interdisciplinary studies.' 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 3

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 4

The official language minority population of Quebec includes all individuals with English as a first official language spoken and half of those with both English and French. The official language minority population of the country overall and of every province and territory other than Quebec includes individuals with French as a first official language spoken and half of those with both English and French.

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Footnote 5

The official language minority population of Quebec includes all individuals with English as a first official language spoken and half of those with both English and French. The official language minority population of the country overall and of every province and territory other than Quebec includes individuals with French as a first official language spoken and half of those with both English and French.

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Source: Statistics Canada, 2016 Census of Population, Statistics Canada Catalogue no. 98-400-X2016386.

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