Data tables, 2016 Census
Highest Certificate, Diploma or Degree (9), Family Characteristics of Adults Including Presence and Ages of Children (12), Age (9) and Sex (3) for the Population Aged 15 Years and Over in Private Households of Canada, Provinces and Territories, 2006 Census - 20% Sample Data, 2011 National Household Survey - 30% Sample Data and 2016 Census - 25% Sample Data
|Family characteristics of adults including presence and ages of children (12)||Highest certificate, diploma or degree (9)|
|Total - Highest certificate, diploma or degreeFootnote 1||No certificate, diploma or degree||Secondary (high) school diploma or equivalency certificateFootnote 2||Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diplomaFootnote 3||College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma||University certificate or diploma below bachelor level||University certificate, diploma or degree at bachelor level or above||Bachelor's degree||University certificate, diploma or degree above bachelor levelFootnote 4|
|Total - Family characteristics of adults including presence and ages of children||28,643,020||5,239,575||7,576,395||2,800,265||5,553,825||813,335||6,659,620||4,443,835||2,215,780|
|Adults living in census familiesFootnote 5||22,596,310||4,001,895||5,929,070||2,200,390||4,456,085||636,450||5,372,420||3,566,355||1,806,065|
|Married spouses and common-law partnersFootnote 6||16,464,855||2,234,435||3,880,140||1,832,940||3,496,125||515,945||4,505,275||2,903,400||1,601,875|
|Without children in their census family||8,052,205||1,338,225||2,061,630||956,215||1,614,130||252,360||1,829,650||1,167,500||662,150|
|With children in their census family||8,412,650||896,210||1,818,505||876,730||1,881,995||263,580||2,675,630||1,735,905||939,720|
|With children aged 0 to 17||5,988,145||517,515||1,191,705||621,275||1,366,020||188,955||2,102,680||1,364,225||738,455|
|With children aged 18 years and over only||2,424,505||378,695||626,805||255,450||515,975||74,630||572,950||371,680||201,265|
|Lone parents (in lone-parent census families)||1,609,840||326,460||407,825||161,045||387,045||49,630||277,830||188,810||89,015|
|With children aged 0 to 17||900,435||140,030||223,970||97,895||240,785||28,205||169,555||116,695||52,865|
|With children aged 18 years and over only||709,405||186,430||183,860||63,160||146,260||21,425||108,275||72,115||36,155|
|Children in census families (as in sons, daughters or grandchildren)||4,521,625||1,441,000||1,641,100||206,405||572,915||70,880||589,320||474,150||115,170|
|Adults not living in census families||6,046,710||1,237,680||1,647,330||599,870||1,097,745||176,885||1,287,195||877,480||409,715|
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- 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
'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.
- Footnote 3
'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.
- Footnote 4
'University certificate, diploma or degree above bachelor level' includes the categories 'University certificate or diploma above bachelor level,' 'Degree in medicine, dentistry, veterinary medicine or optometry,' 'Master's degree' and 'Earned doctorate.'
- Footnote 5
In order for any person to have children in their census family, the person's child or children must be living in the same household and must not be living in a couple or with their own children. For more information, refer to the Census Dictionary: Census family.
- Footnote 6
Every married or common-law couple living together in a private household is in a census family together.
Source: Statistics Canada, 2016 Census of Population, Statistics Canada Catalogue no. 98-400-X2016240.
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