Data tables, 2016 Census

Visible Minority (15), Highest Certificate, Diploma or Degree (15), Generation Status (4), 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 visible minority , highest certificate, diploma or degree , generation status , age and sex for the population aged 15 years and over in private households in Nunavut
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Highest certificate, diploma or degree (15) Visible minority (15)
Total - Visible minorityFootnote 2 Total visible minority populationFootnote 3 South AsianFootnote 4 Chinese Black Filipino Latin American Arab Southeast AsianFootnote 5 West AsianFootnote 6 Korean Japanese Visible minority, n.i.e.Footnote 7 Multiple visible minoritiesFootnote 8 Not a visible minorityFootnote 9
Total - Highest certificate, diploma or degreeFootnote 10 23,930 750 105 65 250 195 35 35 15 10 10 0 15 10 23,180
No certificate, diploma or degree 12,140 65 0 0 10 30 10 10 0 0 0 0 0 10 12,070
Secondary (high) school diploma or equivalency certificateFootnote 11 3,615 80 10 0 40 15 10 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3,535
Postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 8,175 605 95 55 200 150 20 25 15 10 10 10 10 10 7,575
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 1,840 25 0 0 15 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 10 1,815
Trades certificate or diploma other than Certificate of Apprenticeship or Certificate of QualificationFootnote 12 1,140 15 0 10 10 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 10 1,125
Certificate of Apprenticeship or Certificate of QualificationFootnote 13 700 10 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 685
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 3,580 105 10 10 50 25 0 10 10 0 0 0 0 0 3,475
University certificate or diploma below bachelor level 220 10 0 0 0 0 0 0 10 0 0 0 0 0 205
University certificate, diploma or degree at bachelor level or above 2,545 460 80 50 140 120 10 15 10 0 0 0 10 10 2,085
Bachelor's degree 1,680 300 35 30 85 105 0 15 10 0 0 0 0 0 1,380
University certificate or diploma above bachelor level 85 10 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 80
Degree in medicine, dentistry, veterinary medicine or optometry 25 10 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 20
Master's degree 700 135 40 15 45 10 0 10 0 10 0 0 10 0 560
Earned doctorateFootnote 14 50 15 0 0 10 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 35

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Footnote 1

For more information on generation status 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 2

For more information on the Visible minority variable, including information on its classification, the questions from which it is derived, data quality and its comparability with other sources of data, please refer to the Visible Minority and Population Group Reference Guide, Census of Population, 2016.

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Footnote 3

The Employment Equity Act defines visible minorities as 'persons, other than Aboriginal peoples, who are non-Caucasian in race or non-white in colour.'

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Footnote 4

For example, 'East Indian,' 'Pakistani,' 'Sri Lankan,' etc.

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Footnote 5

For example, 'Vietnamese,' 'Cambodian,' 'Laotian,' 'Thai,' etc.

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Footnote 6

For example, 'Afghan,' 'Iranian,' etc.

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Footnote 7

The abbreviation 'n.i.e.' means 'not included elsewhere.' Includes persons with a write-in response such as 'Guyanese,' 'West Indian,' 'Tibetan,' 'Polynesian,' 'Pacific Islander,' etc.

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Footnote 8

Includes persons who gave more than one visible minority group by checking two or more mark-in responses, e.g., 'Black' and 'South Asian.'

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Footnote 9

Includes persons who reported 'Yes' to the Aboriginal group question (Question 18), as well as persons who were not considered to be members of a visible minority group.

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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

'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 13

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

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Footnote 14

'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-X2016275.

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