Data tables, 2016 Census

First Official Language Spoken (7), 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 first official language spoken , 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 Nunavut
Data quality
First official language spoken (7) 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 - First official language spoken 23,935 16,340 12,820 3,520 7,595 68.3 53.6 21.5
English 22,660 15,660 12,220 3,440 7,000 69.1 53.9 22.0
French 465 430 405 20 35 92.5 87.1 5.8
English and French 70 55 40 10 20 71.4 57.1 20.0
Neither English nor French 740 195 155 40 545 26.5 21.1 20.5
Official language minority (number)Footnote 4 500 455 430 30 45 not applicable ... not applicable ... not applicable ...
Official language minority (percentage)Footnote 5 2.1 2.8 3.4 0.9 0.6 not applicable ... not applicable ... not applicable ...

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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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Footnote 4

The official language minority population of Quebec includes all individuals with English as a first official language spoken and half of those with both English and French. The official language minority population of the country overall and of every province and territory other than Quebec includes individuals with French as a first official language spoken and half of those with both English and French.

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Footnote 5

The official language minority population of Quebec includes all individuals with English as a first official language spoken and half of those with both English and French. The official language minority population of the country overall and of every province and territory other than Quebec includes individuals with French as a first official language spoken and half of those with both English and French.

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Source: Statistics Canada, 2016 Census of Population, Statistics Canada Catalogue no. 98-400-X2016198.

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