Education Highlight Tables, 2016 Census

Highest level of educational attainment (general) by selected age groups 15 years and over, both sexes, % distribution 2016, Canada, provinces and territories, 2016 Census – 25% Sample data

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This table shows Highest level of educational attainment (general) by selected age groups 15 years and over, both sexes, % distribution 2016, Canada, provinces and territories, 2016 Census – 25% Sample data. The column headings are: Geographic name;Total - Highest certificate, diploma or degree;No certificate, diploma or degree;Secondary (high) school diploma or equivalency certificate;Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma;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

Geographic name Total - Highest certificate, diploma or degree Footnote 1 No certificate, diploma or degree Secondary (high) school diploma or equivalency certificate Footnote 2 Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma Footnote 3 Footnote 4 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 Footnote 5
Canada 100.0 18.3 26.5 9.8 19.4 2.8 23.3
Newfoundland and Labrador 100.0 23.4 25.0 11.3 23.1 2.4 14.8
Prince Edward Island 100.0 19.2 27.2 8.1 23.8 2.6 19.1
Nova Scotia 100.0 19.8 25.3 9.9 21.8 2.4 20.8
New Brunswick 100.0 22.0 28.5 9.1 21.8 1.9 16.7
Quebec 100.0 19.9 21.5 16.9 17.6 3.6 20.5
Ontario 100.0 17.5 27.4 6.0 20.8 2.2 26.0
Manitoba 100.0 22.0 29.6 7.7 17.7 2.9 20.1
Saskatchewan 100.0 20.7 30.5 10.4 17.1 3.3 18.0
Alberta 100.0 16.9 27.9 9.7 19.2 3.0 23.4
British Columbia 100.0 15.5 29.4 8.8 18.1 3.6 24.6
Yukon 100.0 16.3 23.6 10.9 21.2 2.8 25.1
Northwest Territories 100.0 27.4 21.4 9.8 18.9 2.5 20.0
Nunavut 100.0 50.7 15.1 7.7 15.0 0.9 10.6
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