Data tables, 2016 Census

Immigrant Status and Period of Immigration (11), Occupation - National Occupational Classification (NOC) 2016 - Skill-level Category (8A), STEM and BHASE (non-STEM) Groupings, Major Field of Study - Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) 2016 (16), Highest Certificate, Diploma or Degree (9), Location of Study (16), 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 immigrant status and period of immigration , occupation - national occupational classification 2016 - skill-level category , stem and bhase groupings, major field of study - classification of instructional programs 2016 , highest certificate, diploma or degree , location of study , age and sex for the population aged 15 years and over in private households in Canada
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Immigrant status and period of immigration (11) Occupation - National Occupational Classification (NOC) 2016 - Skill-level category (8A)
Total - Occupation - National Occupational Classification (NOC) 2016 Skill-level categoryFootnote 4 Occupation - not applicableFootnote 5 All skill levelsFootnote 6 Skill level A Managers Skill level A Professionals Skill level B College or apprenticeship trainingFootnote 7 Skill level C High school or job-specific trainingFootnote 8 Skill level D On-the-job trainingFootnote 9
Total - Immigrant status and period of immigrationFootnote 10 28,643,015 8,686,765 19,956,250 2,122,255 3,569,915 6,146,360 5,537,780 2,579,945
Non-immigrantsFootnote 11 21,018,465 6,040,990 14,977,470 1,618,850 2,553,885 4,775,540 4,108,090 1,921,110
ImmigrantsFootnote 12 7,165,175 2,479,485 4,685,685 480,750 945,715 1,297,370 1,348,770 613,075
Before 1981 1,941,505 1,106,885 834,625 119,250 174,600 255,580 212,780 72,410
1981 to 1990 915,555 256,575 658,980 76,970 126,970 195,415 187,595 72,035
1991 to 2000 1,486,660 373,135 1,113,525 112,815 235,090 304,970 331,200 129,440
2001 to 2010 1,825,695 449,730 1,375,970 118,235 282,430 367,950 404,380 202,985
2001 to 2005 894,305 219,825 674,475 61,205 151,490 182,900 191,815 87,065
2006 to 2010 931,395 229,900 701,495 57,030 130,935 185,050 212,560 115,920
2011 to 2016Footnote 13 995,760 293,165 702,590 53,480 126,630 173,460 212,820 136,200
Non-permanent residentsFootnote 14 459,380 166,285 293,095 22,660 70,315 73,445 80,915 45,765

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Footnote 1

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. 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.

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Footnote 2

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 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.

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Footnote 4

Refers to the kind of work performed by persons aged 15 years and over as determined by their kind of work and the description of the main activities in their job. The occupation data are produced according to the NOC 2016.

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Footnote 5

Includes persons aged 15 years and over who never worked for pay or self-employment, or last worked for pay or self-employment prior to 2015.

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Footnote 6

Includes persons aged 15 years and over who have worked at some point in time between January 2015 and May 2016.

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Footnote 7

Occupations that usually require a college or apprenticeship training.

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Footnote 8

Occupations that usually require a high school or job-specific training.

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Footnote 9

Occupations for which on-the-job training is given.

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Footnote 10

Immigrant status refers to whether the person is a non-immigrant, an immigrant or a non-permanent resident.

Period of immigration refers to the period in which the immigrant first obtained landed immigrant or permanent resident status.

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 11

'Non-immigrants' includes persons who are Canadian citizens by birth.

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Footnote 12

'Immigrants' includes persons who are, or who have ever been, landed immigrants or permanent residents. Such persons have been granted the right to live in Canada permanently by immigration authorities. Immigrants who have obtained Canadian citizenship by naturalization are included in this category. In the 2016 Census of Population, 'Immigrants' includes immigrants who landed in Canada on or prior to May 10, 2016.

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Footnote 13

Includes immigrants who landed in Canada on or prior to May 10, 2016.

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Footnote 14

'Non-permanent residents' includes persons from another country who have a work or study permit or who are refugee claimants, and their family members sharing the same permit and living in Canada with them.

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Source: Statistics Canada, 2016 Census of Population, Statistics Canada Catalogue no. 98-400-X2016272.

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