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

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This table details highest certificate, diploma or degree , family characteristics of adults including presence and ages of children , age and sex for the population aged 15 years and over in private households in Nunavut
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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 23,930 12,140 3,615 1,840 3,585 215 2,545 1,680 860
Adults living in census familiesFootnote 5 19,820 10,565 2,995 1,545 2,880 175 1,655 1,110 545
Married spouses and common-law partnersFootnote 6 12,460 5,535 1,775 1,245 2,260 150 1,495 990 505
Without children in their census family 2,930 995 455 255 525 50 655 420 230
With children in their census family 9,525 4,545 1,320 990 1,735 100 840 565 270
With children aged 0 to 17 8,385 3,965 1,205 870 1,520 80 750 505 235
With children aged 18 years and over only 1,140 580 120 120 215 20 90 60 35
Lone parents (in lone-parent census families) 2,550 1,435 375 185 420 15 125 90 35
With children aged 0 to 17 1,985 1,095 325 130 330 10 90 65 20
With children aged 18 years and over only 570 335 45 50 90 0 35 20 15
Children in census families (as in sons, daughters or grandchildren) 4,810 3,590 850 115 200 10 35 35 10
Adults not living in census families 4,115 1,570 615 295 700 40 885 570 320

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.'

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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.

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Footnote 6

Every married or common-law couple living together in a private household is in a census family together.

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Source: Statistics Canada, 2016 Census of Population, Statistics Canada Catalogue no. 98-400-X2016240.

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