Census Profile, 2016 Census
Calgary [Census metropolitan area], Alberta and Alberta [Province]

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Characteristic Calgary
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Total Male Female Total Male Female
Counts (unless otherwise specified)
Highest certificate, diploma or degree
Total - Highest certificate, diploma or degree for the population aged 15 years and over in private households - 25% sample dataCensus data footnote 146 1,113,965 553,420 560,545 3,206,050 1,602,810 1,603,235
No certificate, diploma or degree 150,665 77,435 73,225 540,665 284,020 256,640
Secondary (high) school diploma or equivalency certificateCensus data footnote 147 290,460 144,695 145,765 895,885 440,665 455,220
Postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 672,840 331,290 341,555 1,769,500 878,130 891,375
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 77,350 57,960 19,385 309,465 242,160 67,305
Trades certificate or diploma other than Certificate of Apprenticeship or Certificate of QualificationCensus data footnote 148 27,550 15,830 11,720 94,735 56,255 38,480
Certificate of Apprenticeship or Certificate of QualificationCensus data footnote 149 49,800 42,135 7,665 214,730 185,905 28,825
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 202,530 85,110 117,420 615,480 250,590 364,895
University certificate or diploma below bachelor level 35,490 14,540 20,955 94,620 36,875 57,750
University certificate, diploma or degree at bachelor level or above 357,470 173,675 183,795 749,930 348,510 401,425
Bachelor's degree 249,795 117,925 131,870 530,085 235,610 294,470
University certificate or diploma above bachelor level 18,880 8,700 10,180 39,955 18,075 21,880
Degree in medicine, dentistry, veterinary medicine or optometry 9,490 4,715 4,770 21,850 11,810 10,045
Master's degree 67,990 35,105 32,885 133,265 67,215 66,055
Earned doctorateCensus data footnote 150 11,325 7,240 4,085 24,770 15,805 8,965
Total - Highest certificate, diploma or degree for the population aged 25 to 64 years in private households - 25% sample dataCensus data footnote 146 807,480 402,230 405,250 2,257,820 1,131,030 1,126,795
No certificate, diploma or degree 65,665 36,060 29,605 244,755 136,085 108,675
Secondary (high) school diploma or equivalency certificateCensus data footnote 147 179,835 91,175 88,665 569,435 283,290 286,145
Postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 561,975 274,995 286,980 1,443,635 711,655 731,975
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 60,070 45,715 14,355 238,220 189,180 49,035
Trades certificate or diploma other than Certificate of Apprenticeship or Certificate of QualificationCensus data footnote 148 20,540 12,015 8,530 69,415 42,445 26,970
Certificate of Apprenticeship or Certificate of QualificationCensus data footnote 149 39,525 33,705 5,825 168,805 146,740 22,065
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 163,990 69,550 94,445 496,375 203,350 293,020
University certificate or diploma below bachelor level 28,640 11,795 16,845 73,315 29,315 44,005
University certificate, diploma or degree at bachelor level or above 309,275 147,940 161,335 635,730 289,810 345,920
Bachelor's degree 215,060 100,565 114,490 448,235 197,045 251,195
University certificate or diploma above bachelor level 15,790 7,155 8,635 32,095 14,155 17,940
Degree in medicine, dentistry, veterinary medicine or optometry 8,410 3,920 4,490 18,855 9,505 9,350
Master's degree 60,840 30,710 30,130 116,975 57,230 59,740
Earned doctorateCensus data footnote 150 9,180 5,590 3,595 19,570 11,875 7,695
Major field of study - Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) 2016
Total - Major field of study - Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) 2016 for the population aged 15 years and over in private households - 25% sample dataCensus data footnote 151 1,113,965 553,420 560,545 3,206,045 1,602,810 1,603,235
No postsecondary certificate, diploma or degreeCensus data footnote 152 441,125 222,130 218,990 1,436,545 724,680 711,865
Education 39,625 8,345 31,285 121,930 29,000 92,930
13. Education 39,625 8,340 31,285 121,930 29,000 92,930
Visual and performing arts, and communications technologies 21,830 9,005 12,820 49,660 20,960 28,705
10. Communications technologies/technicians and support services 3,680 2,540 1,145 9,130 6,305 2,820
50. Visual and performing arts 18,150 6,470 11,680 40,535 14,650 25,885
Humanities 30,180 11,000 19,185 69,305 27,480 41,830
16. Aboriginal and foreign languages, literatures and linguistics 3,245 665 2,575 6,790 1,620 5,170
23. English language and literature/letters 7,400 1,920 5,480 15,110 4,270 10,840
24. Liberal arts and sciences, general studies and humanities 9,305 3,115 6,190 20,660 7,275 13,390
30A Interdisciplinary humanitiesCensus data footnote 153 135 65 70 225 105 125
38. Philosophy and religious studies 2,030 1,100 930 4,890 2,750 2,140
39. Theology and religious vocations 3,230 1,960 1,270 11,435 6,560 4,865
54. History 4,070 2,005 2,065 8,600 4,560 4,045
55. French language and literature/letters 775 165 610 1,595 345 1,250
Social and behavioural sciences and law 71,730 25,180 46,550 159,735 51,705 108,030
05. Area, ethnic, cultural, gender, and group studies 820 140 680 2,345 470 1,875
09. Communication, journalism and related programs 8,850 2,950 5,900 17,180 6,320 10,865
19. Family and consumer sciences/human sciences 8,680 870 7,810 28,750 2,185 26,570
22. Legal professions and studies 13,535 4,735 8,805 29,000 9,355 19,645
30B Interdisciplinary social and behavioural sciencesCensus data footnote 154 925 210 715 2,190 605 1,580
42. Psychology 11,280 2,500 8,780 27,275 6,765 20,515
45. Social sciences 27,635 13,770 13,865 52,985 26,000 26,985
Business, management and public administration 154,300 63,935 90,370 361,530 133,045 228,485
30.16 Accounting and computer science 195 65 125 670 155 520
44. Public administration and social service professions 7,670 1,325 6,345 21,565 4,015 17,555
52. Business, management, marketing and related support services 146,440 62,540 83,900 339,295 128,885 210,410
Physical and life sciences and technologies 35,060 19,065 15,995 72,850 38,330 34,525
26. Biological and biomedical sciences 10,980 4,425 6,555 25,850 10,955 14,895
30.01 Biological and physical sciences 6,615 3,205 3,410 15,410 7,270 8,145
30C Other interdisciplinary physical and life sciencesCensus data footnote 155 315 110 205 555 170 385
40. Physical sciences 15,645 10,830 4,825 26,130 17,875 8,255
41. Science technologies/technicians 1,505 495 1,010 4,900 2,055 2,845
Mathematics, computer and information sciences 29,410 19,050 10,360 60,830 37,710 23,120
11. Computer and information sciences and support services 23,985 16,695 7,290 48,975 32,855 16,125
25. Library science 1,600 220 1,375 4,295 515 3,780
27. Mathematics and statistics 3,505 1,925 1,580 7,050 4,020 3,035
30D Interdisciplinary mathematics, computer and information sciencesCensus data footnote 156 315 205 115 515 330 185
Architecture, engineering, and related technologies 159,730 137,120 22,615 463,185 415,665 47,520
04. Architecture and related services 5,750 3,535 2,215 11,325 7,140 4,190
14. Engineering 62,420 49,810 12,610 110,345 89,275 21,070
15. Engineering technologies and engineering-related fields 30,745 24,955 5,785 84,800 72,145 12,655
30.12 Historic preservation and conservation 35 0 30 60 10 50
46. Construction trades 26,085 25,265 820 100,370 96,810 3,560
47. Mechanic and repair technologies/technicians 23,330 22,570 755 103,880 100,100 3,785
48. Precision production 11,370 10,980 395 52,400 50,195 2,205
Agriculture, natural resources and conservation 10,880 5,865 5,015 44,270 27,245 17,025
01. Agriculture, agriculture operations and related sciences 5,780 3,330 2,450 28,440 17,860 10,580
03. Natural resources and conservation 5,105 2,540 2,570 15,830 9,390 6,445
Health and related fields 92,590 19,430 73,160 270,920 51,220 219,700
31. Parks, recreation, leisure and fitness studies 7,860 3,870 3,985 19,300 9,110 10,195
51. Health professions and related programs 82,055 14,115 67,930 245,265 38,460 206,810
60. Dental, medical and veterinary residency programs 2,680 1,440 1,240 6,350 3,650 2,695
Personal, protective and transportation services 27,425 13,270 14,155 95,140 45,720 49,415
12. Personal and culinary services 17,840 5,535 12,310 57,285 14,985 42,305
28. Military science, leadership and operational art 120 110 10 250 230 20
29. Military technologies and applied sciences 185 160 25 740 655 85
43. Security and protective services 4,175 2,855 1,330 16,985 11,590 5,400
49. Transportation and materials moving 5,100 4,615 485 19,880 18,270 1,610
Other 75 25 50 150 60 95
30.99 Multidisciplinary/interdisciplinary studies, other 75 25 45 145 60 95
Total - Major field of study - Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) 2016 for the population aged 25 to 64 years in private households - 25% sample dataCensus data footnote 151 807,475 402,230 405,250 2,257,820 1,131,025 1,126,795
No postsecondary certificate, diploma or degreeCensus data footnote 152 245,500 127,235 118,270 814,190 419,370 394,820
Education 30,440 5,930 24,515 91,020 19,920 71,105
13. Education 30,440 5,925 24,510 91,025 19,920 71,100
Visual and performing arts, and communications technologies 18,170 7,375 10,800 40,255 16,670 23,585
10. Communications technologies/technicians and support services 3,045 2,075 970 7,095 4,810 2,285
50. Visual and performing arts 15,130 5,300 9,830 33,155 11,860 21,300
Humanities 25,160 8,985 16,170 55,985 21,840 34,145
16. Aboriginal and foreign languages, literatures and linguistics 2,760 550 2,210 5,690 1,310 4,380
23. English language and literature/letters 6,240 1,600 4,640 12,345 3,425 8,920
24. Liberal arts and sciences, general studies and humanities 7,980 2,615 5,360 17,320 6,020 11,300
30A Interdisciplinary humanitiesCensus data footnote 153 120 60 60 200 95 100
38. Philosophy and religious studies 1,640 890 750 3,930 2,205 1,725
39. Theology and religious vocations 2,450 1,465 985 8,500 4,960 3,545
54. History 3,405 1,670 1,735 6,855 3,565 3,285
55. French language and literature/letters 570 135 435 1,140 245 895
Social and behavioural sciences and law 61,570 21,230 40,340 135,545 42,855 92,685
05. Area, ethnic, cultural, gender, and group studies 690 130 560 2,025 425 1,600
09. Communication, journalism and related programs 7,710 2,520 5,190 14,880 5,360 9,520
19. Family and consumer sciences/human sciences 7,085 690 6,390 23,730 1,770 21,960
22. Legal professions and studies 11,770 3,870 7,900 25,095 7,395 17,705
30B Interdisciplinary social and behavioural sciencesCensus data footnote 154 780 185 595 1,790 530 1,255
42. Psychology 9,525 1,990 7,535 22,460 5,290 17,170
45. Social sciences 24,005 11,835 12,175 45,565 22,095 23,465
Business, management and public administration 131,225 54,145 77,085 301,995 110,825 191,170
30.16 Accounting and computer science 160 65 95 560 135 420
44. Public administration and social service professions 6,515 1,075 5,440 18,035 3,130 14,910
52. Business, management, marketing and related support services 124,550 53,000 71,550 283,400 107,560 175,840
Physical and life sciences and technologies 28,410 15,020 13,390 58,120 29,655 28,465
26. Biological and biomedical sciences 9,070 3,565 5,505 20,925 8,620 12,310
30.01 Biological and physical sciences 5,450 2,665 2,790 12,175 5,740 6,435
30C Other interdisciplinary physical and life sciencesCensus data footnote 155 250 105 145 460 155 305
40. Physical sciences 12,515 8,345 4,175 20,785 13,645 7,140
41. Science technologies/technicians 1,125 340 785 3,775 1,500 2,270
Mathematics, computer and information sciences 26,535 17,240 9,295 53,975 33,590 20,385
11. Computer and information sciences and support services 22,205 15,435 6,770 44,735 29,980 14,750
25. Library science 1,270 180 1,090 3,400 440 2,965
27. Mathematics and statistics 2,790 1,460 1,335 5,420 2,915 2,500
30D Interdisciplinary mathematics, computer and information sciencesCensus data footnote 156 270 170 105 420 255 165
Architecture, engineering, and related technologies 132,865 112,785 20,080 376,875 335,210 41,670
04. Architecture and related services 4,790 2,815 1,980 9,335 5,630 3,710
14. Engineering 54,220 42,630 11,590 95,005 75,840 19,170
15. Engineering technologies and engineering-related fields 25,165 20,310 4,855 69,300 58,610 10,690
30.12 Historic preservation and conservation 30 0 25 55 10 50
46. Construction trades 21,420 20,725 695 80,455 77,430 3,020
47. Mechanic and repair technologies/technicians 18,510 17,900 610 81,470 78,290 3,180
48. Precision production 8,735 8,410 330 41,255 39,405 1,850
Agriculture, natural resources and conservation 9,350 4,890 4,460 35,820 21,060 14,760
01. Agriculture, agriculture operations and related sciences 4,755 2,650 2,105 21,990 12,970 9,025
03. Natural resources and conservation 4,595 2,235 2,360 13,825 8,090 5,740
Health and related fields 76,085 16,385 59,700 217,640 42,225 175,410
31. Parks, recreation, leisure and fitness studies 6,705 3,340 3,365 15,955 7,530 8,425
51. Health professions and related programs 67,010 11,835 55,175 196,250 31,775 164,475
60. Dental, medical and veterinary residency programs 2,375 1,205 1,160 5,435 2,925 2,505
Personal, protective and transportation services 22,105 11,000 11,105 76,300 37,755 38,540
12. Personal and culinary services 14,120 4,520 9,600 44,755 12,085 32,670
28. Military science, leadership and operational art 90 75 10 190 170 20
29. Military technologies and applied sciences 105 95 10 460 410 50
43. Security and protective services 3,465 2,395 1,070 14,100 9,595 4,505
49. Transportation and materials moving 4,325 3,915 410 16,795 15,490 1,305
Other 60 20 40 115 55 60
30.99 Multidisciplinary/interdisciplinary studies, other 60 20 40 110 55 60
Location of study compared with province or territory of residence with countries outside Canada
Total - Location of study compared with province or territory of residence with countries outside Canada for the population aged 15 years and over in private households - 25% sample dataCensus data footnote 157 1,113,965 553,420 560,545 3,206,045 1,602,810 1,603,235
No postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 441,120 222,130 218,995 1,436,545 724,685 711,865
Postsecondary certificate, diploma or degreeCensus data footnote 158 672,840 331,290 341,555 1,769,505 878,130 891,370
Location of study inside Canada 504,605 249,180 255,430 1,424,855 709,950 714,905
Same as province or territory of residence 349,495 171,685 177,810 1,064,560 530,135 534,430
Different than province or territory of residence 155,105 77,490 77,620 360,290 179,815 180,475
Location of study outside CanadaCensus data footnote 159 168,240 82,115 86,125 344,645 168,180 176,465
United StatesCensus data footnote 160 21,215 12,195 9,025 45,690 25,545 20,145
Philippines 28,180 10,805 17,380 68,760 26,480 42,280
India 19,510 9,705 9,800 41,560 21,025 20,535
United KingdomCensus data footnote 161 14,695 8,340 6,355 28,630 16,255 12,370
ChinaCensus data footnote 162 11,970 5,640 6,325 18,850 8,805 10,050
France 1,205 700 505 2,150 1,275 875
Other 71,465 34,730 36,735 139,010 68,800 70,210
Total - Location of study compared with province or territory of residence with countries outside Canada for the population aged 25 to 64 years in private households - 25% sample dataCensus data footnote 157 807,480 402,230 405,245 2,257,820 1,131,030 1,126,795
No postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 245,500 127,235 118,270 814,190 419,375 394,820
Postsecondary certificate, diploma or degreeCensus data footnote 158 561,975 274,995 286,980 1,443,630 711,655 731,980
Location of study inside Canada 417,855 206,310 211,545 1,150,780 572,180 578,595
Same as province or territory of residence 289,770 142,360 147,410 857,370 426,365 431,010
Different than province or territory of residence 128,085 63,945 64,135 293,410 145,820 147,590
Location of study outside CanadaCensus data footnote 159 144,120 68,690 75,430 292,850 139,470 153,380
United StatesCensus data footnote 160 16,805 9,370 7,440 34,655 18,640 16,015
Philippines 26,125 9,915 16,210 64,000 24,435 39,565
India 17,545 8,560 8,980 37,240 18,505 18,740
United KingdomCensus data footnote 161 10,645 6,025 4,615 20,065 11,390 8,675
ChinaCensus data footnote 162 10,540 4,875 5,670 16,600 7,630 8,965
France 1,055 620 430 1,870 1,105 765
Other 61,410 29,325 32,085 118,425 57,770 60,655

Source

Source: Statistics Canada, 2016 Census of Population.

How to cite

How to cite: Statistics Canada. 2017. Calgary [Census metropolitan area], Alberta and Alberta [Province] (table). Census Profile. 2016 Census. Statistics Canada Catalogue no. 98-316-X2016001. Ottawa. Released November 29, 2017.
https://www12.statcan.gc.ca/census-recensement/2016/dp-pd/prof/index.cfm?Lang=E (accessed April 5, 2020).

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