Data tables, 2016 Census

Main Mode of Commuting (10), Highest Certificate, Diploma or Degree (7), Sex (3) and Age (5) for the Employed Labour Force Aged 15 Years and Over Having a Usual Place of Work or No Fixed Workplace Address, 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 main mode of commuting , highest certificate, diploma or degree , sex and age for the employed labour force aged 15 years and over having a usual place of work or no fixed workplace address, in private households in Nunavut
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Main mode of commuting (10) Highest certificate, diploma or degree (7)
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
Total - Main mode of commutingFootnote 4 12,430 4,030 2,255 1,115 2,520 185 2,335
Car, truck or van 5,825 1,410 1,160 605 1,400 110 1,140
Driver, alone 2,050 330 390 245 575 40 470
2 or more persons shared the ride to work 3,770 1,085 765 360 820 70 675
Driver, with 1 or more passengers 1,550 285 315 160 395 40 365
Passenger, 2 or more persons in the vehicle 2,220 800 455 200 430 30 310
Sustainable transportation 5,615 2,205 910 390 955 60 1,100
Public transit 105 55 10 20 10 0 10
Active transport 5,510 2,145 895 375 945 60 1,090
Other method 990 415 190 125 165 15 95


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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

The census assumes that the commute to work originates from the usual place of residence, but this may not always be the case. Sometimes, respondents may be on a business trip and may have reported their place of work or main mode of commuting based on where they were working during the trip. Some persons maintain a residence close to work and commute to their home on weekends. Students often work after school at a location near their school. As a result, the data may show unusual commutes or unusual main modes of commuting.

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Source: Statistics Canada, 2016 Census of Population, Statistics Canada Catalogue no. 98-400-X2016331.

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