Data tables, 2016 Census

Mother Tongue (10), Labour Force Status (8), Highest Certificate, Diploma or Degree (15), Immigrant Status and Period of Immigration (11), Age (12A) 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 mother tongue , labour force status , highest certificate, diploma or degree , immigrant status and period of immigration , age and sex for the population aged 15 years and over in private households in Canada
Data quality
Mother tongue (10) Labour force status (8)
Total - Labour force statusFootnote 3 In the labour force Employed Unemployed Not in the labour force Participation rate Employment rate Unemployment rate
Total - Mother tongue 28,643,015 18,672,475 17,230,035 1,442,430 9,970,545 65.2 60.2 7.7
English 15,693,255 10,495,235 9,667,475 827,760 5,198,025 66.9 61.6 7.9
French 5,934,955 3,785,115 3,532,675 252,440 2,149,840 63.8 59.5 6.7
Non-official language 6,436,920 3,993,895 3,668,320 325,575 2,443,025 62.0 57.0 8.2
Aboriginal 152,490 75,700 58,030 17,675 76,790 49.6 38.1 23.3
Non-Aboriginal 6,284,430 3,918,190 3,610,290 307,900 2,366,235 62.3 57.4 7.9
English and French 112,040 74,780 68,285 6,495 37,260 66.7 60.9 8.7
English and non-official language 385,310 268,260 244,460 23,800 117,050 69.6 63.4 8.9
French and non-official language 60,490 41,395 36,535 4,855 19,095 68.4 60.4 11.7
English, French and non-official language 20,050 13,800 12,285 1,515 6,245 68.8 61.3 11.0

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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

Immigrant status refers to whether the person is a non-immigrant, an immigrant or a non-permanent resident.

Period of immigration refers to the period in which the immigrant first obtained landed immigrant or permanent resident status.

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

Refers to whether a person aged 15 years and over was employed, unemployed or not in the labour force during the week of Sunday, May 1 to Saturday, May 7, 2016.

Early enumeration was conducted in remote, isolated parts of the provinces and territories. When enumeration has taken place before May 2016, the reference date used is the date on which the household was enumerated.

In the past, this variable was called Labour force activity.

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Source: Statistics Canada, 2016 Census of Population, Statistics Canada Catalogue no. 98-400-X2016197.

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