Data tables, 2016 Census
STEM and BHASE (non-STEM) Groupings, Major Field of Study - Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) 2016 (36), Work Activity During the Reference Year (6), Highest Certificate, Diploma or Degree (15), Immigrant Status (5), Location of Study (5), 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
|STEM and BHASE (non-STEM) groupings, Major field of study - Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) 2016 (36)||Work activity during the reference year (6)|
|Total - Work activity during the reference yearFootnote 4||Did not workFootnote 5||Worked||Worked full year, full timeFootnote 6||Worked part year and/or part timeFootnote 7||Average weeks worked in reference year|
|Total - STEM and BHASE (non-STEM) groupings, Major field of study - Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) 2016Footnote 8||28,643,015||9,282,005||19,361,010||9,626,010||9,735,000||42.4|
|No postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree||12,815,975||5,639,245||7,176,735||3,027,750||4,148,980||40.0|
|Science and science technology||836,555||181,380||655,180||339,015||316,160||42.6|
|Physical and chemical sciences||210,060||54,630||155,435||88,705||66,730||43.6|
|General and integrated sciences||196,290||42,685||153,605||70,010||83,590||40.6|
|Engineering and engineering technology||1,380,730||290,685||1,090,045||670,925||419,120||44.7|
|Mathematics and computer and information science||646,860||110,910||535,950||337,205||198,745||45.3|
|Mathematics and related studies||112,440||27,915||84,525||50,380||34,145||44.4|
|Computer and information science||534,425||82,995||451,425||286,825||164,600||45.5|
|BHASE (non-STEM)Footnote 9||12,962,890||3,059,790||9,903,100||5,251,105||4,651,995||43.8|
|Business and administration||3,148,050||708,785||2,439,265||1,441,770||997,495||44.8|
|Business and related studies||3,116,295||701,595||2,414,705||1,426,630||988,075||44.8|
|Arts and humanities||1,424,765||342,045||1,082,725||507,785||574,940||42.6|
|Social and behavioural sciences||1,450,615||287,970||1,162,645||601,915||560,725||43.6|
|Legal professions and studies||289,600||53,810||235,790||136,960||98,825||44.7|
|Other legal professions and studies||120,980||22,885||98,095||57,345||40,745||44.8|
|Medicine, dentistry, optometry and veterinary medicine (including residencies)||192,090||40,410||151,680||58,635||93,045||44.0|
|Pharmacy and related programs||56,630||10,980||45,655||24,715||20,935||44.5|
|Health care, n.e.c.||1,035,200||216,500||818,700||377,430||441,270||43.5|
|Education and teaching||1,057,235||347,460||709,775||374,535||335,240||43.2|
|Trades, services, natural resources and conservation||3,551,925||801,695||2,750,235||1,498,340||1,251,890||43.8|
|Agriculture and natural resources operations and management||257,835||47,540||210,290||119,825||90,470||43.9|
|Mechanics and repair, architecture, construction and precision production||1,954,570||457,655||1,496,920||846,265||650,655||43.9|
|Personal, security and transport services||985,775||222,165||763,615||388,525||375,090||43.4|
|Social work and related programs||201,770||41,355||160,410||81,345||79,070||43.8|
|BHASE (non-STEM) programs, n.e.c.||151,970||32,975||118,995||62,385||56,605||43.9|
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not available for a specific reference period
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suppressed to meet the confidentiality requirements of the Statistics Act
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too unreliable to be published
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- Footnote 4
Refers to the number of weeks in which a person aged 15 years and over worked for pay or in self-employment in 2015 at all jobs held, even if only for a few hours, and whether these weeks were mostly full time (30 hours or more per week) or mostly part time (less than 30 hours per week).
- Footnote 5
Includes persons aged 15 years and over who never worked, persons who worked prior to 2015 and persons who worked in 2016, but not in 2015.
- Footnote 6
Includes persons aged 15 years and over who worked full year (49 weeks and over) and mostly full time (30 hours or more per week) in 2015.
- Footnote 7
Includes persons aged 15 years and over who worked full year mostly part time or part year mostly full time or part year mostly part time in 2015. Part year is less than 49 weeks and part time is less than 30 hours per week.
- Footnote 8
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 and sub-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.
- Footnote 9
The term 'Business, humanities, health, arts, social science, and education fields' (BHASE) includes all of the non-STEM fields from the STEM and BHASE (non-STEM) groupings variant, an alternative presentation of the Classification of Instructional Programs, 2016. This includes 'Business and administration', 'Arts and humanities', 'Social and behavioural sciences', 'Legal professions and studies', 'Health care', 'Education and teaching' and 'Trades, services, natural resources and conservation'.
Source: Statistics Canada, 2016 Census of Population, Statistics Canada Catalogue no. 98-400-X2016270.
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