Data tables, 2016 Census

STEM and BHASE (non-STEM) Groupings, Major Field of Study - Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) 2016 (36), Occupation - National Occupational Classification (NOC) 2016 (13A), Highest Certificate, Diploma or Degree (15), Immigrant Status (5), School Attendance (3), Location of Study (5) and Sex and Age (24) for the Population Aged 15 Years and Over Excluding CIP six-digit categories 22.0101 'Law' and 51.2001 'Pharmacy' in Private Households of Canada, Provinces and Territories, 2016 Census - 25% Sample Data

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This table details stem and bhase groupings, major field of study - classification of instructional programs 2016 , occupation - national occupational classification 2016 , highest certificate, diploma or degree , immigrant status , school attendance , location of study and sex and age for the population aged 15 years and over excluding cip six-digit categories 22.0101 'law' and 51.2001 'pharmacy' in private households in British Columbia / Colombie-Britannique
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STEM and BHASE (non-STEM) groupings, Major field of study - Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) 2016 (36) Occupation - National Occupational Classification (NOC) 2016 (13A)
Total - Occupation - National Occupational Classification (NOC) 2016Footnote 5 Occupation - not applicableFootnote 6 All occupationsFootnote 7 0 Management occupations 1 Business, finance and administration occupations 2 Natural and applied sciences and related occupations 3 Health occupations 4 Occupations in education, law and social, community and government services 5 Occupations in art, culture, recreation and sport 6 Sales and service occupations 7 Trades, transport and equipment operators and related occupations 8 Natural resources, agriculture and related production occupations 9 Occupations in manufacturing and utilities
Total - STEM and BHASE (non-STEM) groupings, Major field of study - Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) 2016Footnote 8 3,845,125 1,194,370 2,650,755 290,645 404,830 172,560 169,515 285,620 106,910 671,130 390,285 75,075 84,185
No postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 1,740,200 689,795 1,050,410 97,680 138,280 24,050 13,450 48,160 35,305 394,620 193,860 52,190 52,810
STEM 370,040 80,680 289,355 37,595 27,340 96,850 15,725 27,945 10,510 36,050 25,470 3,870 8,005
Science and science technology 120,035 26,185 93,860 10,605 10,910 17,895 13,560 16,560 3,590 12,920 4,165 1,575 2,070
Physical and chemical sciences 29,760 8,160 21,595 2,800 2,210 7,290 680 3,640 520 2,470 1,175 240 575
Biological sciences 63,295 12,255 51,045 5,245 5,800 7,585 10,145 9,815 2,365 6,705 1,655 860 865
General and integrated sciences 26,985 5,765 21,220 2,560 2,895 3,015 2,740 3,110 705 3,750 1,335 475 630
Engineering and engineering technology 168,235 41,375 126,860 18,890 8,705 51,310 1,385 6,330 2,025 14,095 17,240 1,890 4,985
Engineering 98,455 21,475 76,975 11,530 5,395 34,130 985 4,380 1,095 8,440 7,835 635 2,540
Engineering technology 69,780 19,895 49,885 7,360 3,315 17,175 400 1,950 930 5,660 9,395 1,255 2,445
Mathematics and computer and information science 81,765 13,125 68,645 8,100 7,725 27,645 775 5,050 4,895 9,025 4,065 400 960
Mathematics and related studies 12,855 3,785 9,070 1,180 1,795 1,965 180 1,895 245 1,185 445 60 115
Computer and information science 68,915 9,340 59,575 6,915 5,930 25,675 600 3,160 4,650 7,845 3,615 340 845
BHASE (non-STEM)Footnote 9 1,734,885 423,900 1,310,990 155,370 239,210 51,660 140,340 209,515 61,090 240,460 170,950 19,025 23,365
Business and administration 403,875 94,525 309,350 63,645 116,180 9,705 3,895 20,240 5,275 73,205 11,325 2,255 3,620
Business and related studies 400,180 93,535 306,655 62,995 115,400 9,600 3,845 19,615 5,220 72,910 11,240 2,230 3,595
Public administration 3,690 990 2,700 645 780 105 50 620 60 295 80 30 30
Arts and humanities 217,325 51,150 166,175 18,300 27,430 6,355 3,315 27,335 31,725 35,755 10,335 2,380 3,250
Arts 92,725 18,520 74,210 7,160 9,255 3,475 1,005 6,080 24,450 15,655 4,565 995 1,565
Humanities 124,600 32,630 91,970 11,135 18,175 2,875 2,315 21,255 7,280 20,100 5,770 1,385 1,685
Social and behavioural sciences 204,280 40,375 163,905 22,630 33,815 6,095 4,560 48,760 9,140 30,265 5,615 1,480 1,545
Legal professions and studies 20,795 4,205 16,590 1,110 7,600 205 165 4,895 285 1,870 260 90 110
Law 4,250 860 3,390 340 390 50 25 2,215 105 200 55 0 15
Other legal professions and studies 16,545 3,345 13,200 770 7,210 155 135 2,685 185 1,670 210 80 95
Health care 281,750 73,130 208,620 8,210 25,195 2,315 123,120 19,565 2,610 21,480 3,455 1,295 1,370
Medicine, dentistry, optometry and veterinary medicine (including residencies) 28,915 6,555 22,355 645 600 180 18,690 925 75 890 185 70 85
Nursing 105,085 36,290 68,795 2,335 3,985 325 49,810 5,395 575 5,120 555 290 410
Pharmacy and related programs 30 0 30 10 0 0 15 10 0 0 0 0 0
Health care, n.e.c. 147,720 30,275 117,445 5,220 20,610 1,805 54,600 13,240 1,970 15,475 2,710 935 880
Education and teaching 143,420 49,730 93,690 8,300 7,570 910 1,810 61,750 3,050 7,565 1,465 560 705
Trades, services, natural resources and conservation 463,440 110,785 352,655 33,175 21,415 26,075 3,485 26,970 8,990 70,320 138,505 10,955 12,765
Agriculture and natural resources operations and management 38,440 8,155 30,285 4,280 2,690 6,855 445 2,490 740 4,440 3,230 4,125 990
Mechanics and repair, architecture, construction and precision production 260,675 63,575 197,105 17,940 7,340 13,850 670 4,340 2,315 17,295 119,635 4,245 9,480
Personal, security and transport services 121,255 29,065 92,190 7,595 7,450 4,790 1,115 7,155 1,610 43,920 14,320 2,175 2,060
Social work and related programs 22,275 5,410 16,870 1,260 1,615 105 670 10,500 275 1,970 325 80 65
BHASE (non-STEM) programs, n.e.c. 20,795 4,585 16,215 2,095 2,325 480 575 2,490 4,040 2,700 995 335 165

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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

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 3

Users are advised to consult data quality comments for 'School attendance,' available in the Education Reference Guide, Census of Population, 2016, Catalogue no. 98-500-X2016013.

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Footnote 4

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 5

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 6

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 7

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 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.

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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'.

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Source: Statistics Canada, 2016 Census of Population, Statistics Canada Catalogue no. 98-400-X2016279.

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