Data tables, 2016 Census

Labour Force Status (8), Major Field of Study - Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) 2016 (43), Highest Certificate, Diploma or Degree (15), School Attendance (3), Age (13A) 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 labour force status , major field of study - classification of instructional programs 2016 , highest certificate, diploma or degree , school attendance , age and sex for the population aged 15 years and over in private households in British Columbia / Colombie-Britannique
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Major field of study - Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) 2016 (43) 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 - Major field of study - Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) 2016Footnote 4 3,870,375 2,471,665 2,305,690 165,975 1,398,710 63.9 59.6 6.7
No postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 1,740,200 946,645 862,570 84,075 793,555 54.4 49.6 8.9
01. Agriculture, agriculture operations and related sciences 24,945 17,875 16,970 905 7,075 71.7 68.0 5.1
03. Natural resources and conservation 25,260 19,430 18,115 1,315 5,830 76.9 71.7 6.8
04. Architecture and related services 15,485 11,785 11,205 575 3,705 76.1 72.4 4.9
05. Area, ethnic, cultural, gender, and group studies 4,120 3,070 2,880 185 1,050 74.5 69.9 6.0
09. Communication, journalism and related programs 23,185 18,825 17,750 1,070 4,360 81.2 76.6 5.7
10. Communications technologies/technicians and support services 16,970 12,830 11,920 915 4,145 75.6 70.2 7.1
11. Computer and information sciences and support services 62,790 52,230 49,505 2,725 10,565 83.2 78.8 5.2
12. Personal and culinary services 79,740 55,800 52,325 3,470 23,945 70.0 65.6 6.2
13. Education 144,100 87,120 84,440 2,680 56,980 60.5 58.6 3.1
14. Engineering 98,455 73,725 69,450 4,270 24,730 74.9 70.5 5.8
15. Engineering technologies and engineering-related fields 68,495 46,100 43,210 2,890 22,395 67.3 63.1 6.3
16. Aboriginal and foreign languages, literatures and linguistics 15,235 9,355 8,765 590 5,880 61.4 57.5 6.3
19. Family and consumer sciences/human sciences 38,070 26,680 25,335 1,340 11,395 70.1 66.5 5.0
22. Legal professions and studies 38,500 29,265 27,990 1,275 9,240 76.0 72.7 4.4
23. English language and literature/letters 34,710 23,395 22,220 1,175 11,315 67.4 64.0 5.0
24. Liberal arts and sciences, general studies and humanities 35,720 25,915 24,280 1,640 9,805 72.6 68.0 6.3
25. Library science 5,560 3,310 3,175 140 2,250 59.5 57.1 4.2
26. Biological and biomedical sciences 36,755 27,495 25,870 1,625 9,265 74.8 70.4 5.9
27. Mathematics and statistics 10,875 7,015 6,600 415 3,860 64.5 60.7 5.9
28. Military science, leadership and operational art 320 195 195 0 120 60.9 60.9 0
29. Military technologies and applied sciences 1,235 510 495 15 725 41.3 40.1 2.9
30. Multidisciplinary/interdisciplinary studies 26,825 19,850 18,865 990 6,970 74.0 70.3 5.0
31. Parks, recreation, leisure and fitness studies 23,740 19,085 18,110 975 4,655 80.4 76.3 5.1
38. Philosophy and religious studies 6,705 4,815 4,605 205 1,895 71.8 68.7 4.3
39. Theology and religious vocations 12,280 8,395 7,995 400 3,880 68.4 65.1 4.8
40. Physical sciences 26,370 17,870 16,710 1,160 8,500 67.8 63.4 6.5
41. Science technologies/technicians 3,440 1,975 1,835 145 1,460 57.4 53.3 7.3
42. Psychology 43,225 32,695 30,985 1,710 10,535 75.6 71.7 5.2
43. Security and protective services 13,940 10,960 10,435 520 2,980 78.6 74.9 4.7
44. Public administration and social service professions 26,525 18,735 17,755 980 7,790 70.6 66.9 5.2
45. Social sciences 94,560 72,505 68,560 3,945 22,060 76.7 72.5 5.4
46. Construction trades 100,760 73,805 68,140 5,670 26,960 73.2 67.6 7.7
47. Mechanic and repair technologies/technicians 97,720 68,075 64,540 3,535 29,645 69.7 66.0 5.2
48. Precision production 46,665 31,455 28,340 3,125 15,205 67.4 60.7 9.9
49. Transportation and materials moving 27,620 19,795 17,805 1,995 7,820 71.7 64.5 10.1
50. Visual and performing arts 81,765 62,475 58,635 3,840 19,290 76.4 71.7 6.1
51. Health professions and related programs 290,645 200,860 193,065 7,795 89,785 69.1 66.4 3.9
52. Business, management, marketing and related support services 399,160 290,300 275,430 14,870 108,860 72.7 69.0 5.1
54. History 15,780 11,105 10,560 545 4,670 70.4 66.9 4.9
55. French language and literature/letters 3,580 2,170 2,060 105 1,410 60.6 57.5 4.8
60. Dental, medical and veterinary residency programs 8,325 6,170 6,010 165 2,155 74.1 72.2 2.7

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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

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 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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Footnote 4

This variable shows the two-digit series 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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Source: Statistics Canada, 2016 Census of Population, Statistics Canada Catalogue no. 98-400-X2016256.

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