Data tables, 2016 Census

Location of Study Compared with Province or Territory of Residence with Countries Outside Canada (18), Highest Certificate, Diploma or Degree (15), Major Field of Study - Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) 2016 (14), Age (9) and Sex (3) for the Population Aged 15 Years and Over in Private Households of Canada, Provinces and Territories, Census Metropolitan Areas and Census Agglomerations, 2016 Census - 25% Sample Data

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This table details location of study compared with province or territory of residence with countries outside canada , highest certificate, diploma or degree , major field of study - classification of instructional programs 2016 , age and sex for the population aged 15 years and over in private households in Canada
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Location of study compared with province or territory of residence with countries outside Canada (18) Sex (3)
Total - Sex Male Female
Total - Location of study compared with province or territory of residence with countries outside CanadaFootnote 3 28,643,020 13,990,435 14,652,585
No postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 12,815,975 6,354,630 6,461,350
Postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 15,827,040 7,635,810 8,191,235
Location of study inside Canada 13,117,190 6,299,300 6,817,890
Same as province or territory of residence 11,519,220 5,503,640 6,015,580
Different than province or territory of residence 1,597,970 795,660 802,310
Location of study outside CanadaFootnote 4 2,709,850 1,336,505 1,373,345
United StatesFootnote 5 349,540 189,995 159,550
Philippines 298,835 109,820 189,015
India 281,415 142,415 139,000
United KingdomFootnote 6 232,035 131,055 100,980
ChinaFootnote 7 205,380 94,685 110,690
France 88,860 50,400 38,455
Pakistan 77,105 38,780 38,330
IranFootnote 8 56,310 26,720 29,590
Korea, SouthFootnote 9 54,500 23,000 31,490
Germany 52,150 29,310 22,840
Other 1,013,735 500,330 513,405

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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

This variable shows the 'primary groupings' variant of CIP. For more information on the CIP classification, see the Classification of Instructional Programs, Canada 2016: http://www.statcan.gc.ca/eng/concepts/classification.

For information on collection, classification and data quality for this variable, refer to 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 compared with province or territory of residence,' refer to the Education Reference Guide, Census of Population, 2016, Catalogue no. 98-500-X2016013.

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Footnote 4

Refers to all locations of study outside Canada, including the 10 locations outside Canada most often reported at the national level. These will not necessarily be the top 10 countries for other geographies or when individual categories of the variables in this table are selected.

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Footnote 5

The official name of United States is United States of America.

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Footnote 6

The official name of United Kingdom is United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland. United Kingdom includes Scotland, Wales, England and Northern Ireland (excludes Isle of Man, the Channel Islands and British Overseas Territories).

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Footnote 7

China excludes Hong Kong and Macao.

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Footnote 8

The official name of Iran is Islamic Republic of Iran.

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Footnote 9

The official name of South Korea is Republic of Korea.

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Source: Statistics Canada, 2016 Census of Population, Statistics Canada Catalogue no. 98-400-X2016248.

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