Census Profile, 2016 Census
Bridgewater, Town [Census subdivision], Nova Scotia and Lunenburg, County [Census division], Nova Scotia

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Characteristic Bridgewater, T
Nova Scotia
[Census subdivision]
Lunenburg, CTY
Nova Scotia
[Census division]
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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 7,150 3,245 3,910 40,535 19,705 20,830
No certificate, diploma or degree 1,670 805 865 9,730 5,155 4,575
Secondary (high) school diploma or equivalency certificateCensus data footnote 147 1,810 885 925 9,550 4,685 4,865
Postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 3,670 1,555 2,115 21,255 9,865 11,390
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 670 420 255 4,875 3,260 1,610
Trades certificate or diploma other than Certificate of Apprenticeship or Certificate of QualificationCensus data footnote 148 400 200 195 2,740 1,475 1,260
Certificate of Apprenticeship or Certificate of QualificationCensus data footnote 149 270 215 55 2,135 1,785 350
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 1,755 655 1,105 9,200 3,580 5,615
University certificate or diploma below bachelor level 180 50 130 980 340 635
University certificate, diploma or degree at bachelor level or above 1,065 435 625 6,205 2,680 3,530
Bachelor's degree 785 305 485 4,150 1,690 2,460
University certificate or diploma above bachelor level 70 25 35 420 210 210
Degree in medicine, dentistry, veterinary medicine or optometry 25 10 20 195 100 85
Master's degree 160 80 80 1,235 555 685
Earned doctorateCensus data footnote 150 20 20 0 205 120 90
Total - Highest certificate, diploma or degree for the population aged 25 to 64 years in private households - 25% sample dataCensus data footnote 146 4,180 1,930 2,250 24,720 12,010 12,715
No certificate, diploma or degree 630 350 280 3,960 2,390 1,570
Secondary (high) school diploma or equivalency certificateCensus data footnote 147 960 505 460 5,855 2,930 2,930
Postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 2,590 1,080 1,510 14,905 6,695 8,220
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 430 260 170 3,235 2,190 1,050
Trades certificate or diploma other than Certificate of Apprenticeship or Certificate of QualificationCensus data footnote 148 260 130 130 1,845 1,000 845
Certificate of Apprenticeship or Certificate of QualificationCensus data footnote 149 165 130 35 1,390 1,190 205
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 1,290 485 805 6,905 2,680 4,220
University certificate or diploma below bachelor level 90 25 70 535 175 365
University certificate, diploma or degree at bachelor level or above 780 305 470 4,230 1,655 2,580
Bachelor's degree 605 230 370 2,895 1,125 1,765
University certificate or diploma above bachelor level 45 15 35 270 125 145
Degree in medicine, dentistry, veterinary medicine or optometry 20 0 15 120 40 75
Master's degree 95 45 45 835 310 515
Earned doctorateCensus data footnote 150 10 10 10 115 50 70
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 7,155 3,245 3,910 40,535 19,705 20,830
No postsecondary certificate, diploma or degreeCensus data footnote 152 3,485 1,695 1,795 19,275 9,840 9,445
Education 260 90 170 1,635 475 1,165
13. Education 260 90 170 1,640 475 1,165
Visual and performing arts, and communications technologies 75 35 40 580 250 325
10. Communications technologies/technicians and support services 15 20 0 85 75 10
50. Visual and performing arts 60 20 40 495 175 320
Humanities 125 70 60 810 340 470
16. Aboriginal and foreign languages, literatures and linguistics 20 0 10 50 25 30
23. English language and literature/letters 10 10 10 215 60 150
24. Liberal arts and sciences, general studies and humanities 20 10 10 180 50 130
30A Interdisciplinary humanitiesCensus data footnote 153 0 0 0 0 0 0
38. Philosophy and religious studies 15 10 10 55 30 20
39. Theology and religious vocations 20 25 0 130 95 40
54. History 35 15 20 155 75 80
55. French language and literature/letters 0 0 0 25 0 25
Social and behavioural sciences and law 305 50 255 1,535 455 1,080
05. Area, ethnic, cultural, gender, and group studies 0 0 0 10 0 10
09. Communication, journalism and related programs 20 10 15 115 50 60
19. Family and consumer sciences/human sciences 90 0 95 400 30 370
22. Legal professions and studies 45 10 35 220 85 135
30B Interdisciplinary social and behavioural sciencesCensus data footnote 154 0 0 10 25 10 15
42. Psychology 50 0 50 330 80 250
45. Social sciences 85 30 55 440 195 245
Business, management and public administration 950 250 700 4,645 1,045 3,605
30.16 Accounting and computer science 0 0 0 10 0 10
44. Public administration and social service professions 25 10 20 200 30 170
52. Business, management, marketing and related support services 925 240 680 4,440 1,015 3,425
Physical and life sciences and technologies 65 30 40 570 315 255
26. Biological and biomedical sciences 30 10 25 260 130 135
30.01 Biological and physical sciences 10 10 0 90 55 30
30C Other interdisciplinary physical and life sciencesCensus data footnote 155 0 0 0 0 0 0
40. Physical sciences 20 15 0 170 135 40
41. Science technologies/technicians 10 0 0 45 0 45
Mathematics, computer and information sciences 80 40 45 530 250 285
11. Computer and information sciences and support services 70 35 30 425 205 220
25. Library science 10 0 15 60 10 55
27. Mathematics and statistics 0 0 0 50 35 15
30D Interdisciplinary mathematics, computer and information sciencesCensus data footnote 156 0 0 0 0 10 0
Architecture, engineering, and related technologies 760 700 60 5,355 5,060 295
04. Architecture and related services 0 0 0 40 20 20
14. Engineering 55 50 10 470 410 60
15. Engineering technologies and engineering-related fields 165 130 35 965 850 115
30.12 Historic preservation and conservation 0 0 0 0 0 0
46. Construction trades 195 190 10 1,320 1,295 25
47. Mechanic and repair technologies/technicians 275 265 10 1,880 1,820 65
48. Precision production 65 70 0 675 665 10
Agriculture, natural resources and conservation 55 35 25 425 275 150
01. Agriculture, agriculture operations and related sciences 20 10 10 180 80 100
03. Natural resources and conservation 40 25 15 250 195 55
Health and related fields 720 125 595 3,265 415 2,840
31. Parks, recreation, leisure and fitness studies 45 25 20 190 75 115
51. Health professions and related programs 665 95 570 3,035 320 2,715
60. Dental, medical and veterinary residency programs 10 0 0 35 25 15
Personal, protective and transportation services 270 135 135 1,905 995 910
12. Personal and culinary services 185 55 125 1,065 245 815
28. Military science, leadership and operational art 0 0 0 10 0 0
29. Military technologies and applied sciences 0 0 0 40 35 0
43. Security and protective services 40 35 10 185 150 35
49. Transportation and materials moving 40 40 0 615 560 60
Other 0 0 0 0 0 0
30.99 Multidisciplinary/interdisciplinary studies, other 0 0 0 0 0 0
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 4,180 1,930 2,250 24,720 12,010 12,715
No postsecondary certificate, diploma or degreeCensus data footnote 152 1,590 855 740 9,815 5,320 4,500
Education 145 55 95 985 260 730
13. Education 150 55 95 990 260 730
Visual and performing arts, and communications technologies 50 30 25 360 175 190
10. Communications technologies/technicians and support services 15 15 0 60 50 10
50. Visual and performing arts 35 10 25 300 125 180
Humanities 80 30 45 495 185 310
16. Aboriginal and foreign languages, literatures and linguistics 15 10 10 30 15 15
23. English language and literature/letters 10 10 0 125 35 95
24. Liberal arts and sciences, general studies and humanities 10 0 10 105 30 80
30A Interdisciplinary humanitiesCensus data footnote 153 0 0 0 0 0 0
38. Philosophy and religious studies 10 10 10 30 20 15
39. Theology and religious vocations 0 0 0 70 45 25
54. History 25 10 20 115 50 70
55. French language and literature/letters 0 0 10 10 0 10
Social and behavioural sciences and law 240 35 205 1,175 310 865
05. Area, ethnic, cultural, gender, and group studies 0 0 0 0 0 0
09. Communication, journalism and related programs 15 10 10 95 40 55
19. Family and consumer sciences/human sciences 75 0 75 320 20 300
22. Legal professions and studies 40 10 35 160 40 125
30B Interdisciplinary social and behavioural sciencesCensus data footnote 154 10 0 10 20 10 10
42. Psychology 40 0 40 245 50 200
45. Social sciences 70 25 45 325 145 180
Business, management and public administration 640 160 485 3,180 600 2,585
30.16 Accounting and computer science 0 0 0 10 0 10
44. Public administration and social service professions 20 10 15 140 15 125
52. Business, management, marketing and related support services 620 150 475 3,035 590 2,445
Physical and life sciences and technologies 45 20 20 340 180 160
26. Biological and biomedical sciences 10 10 10 165 80 90
30.01 Biological and physical sciences 10 10 0 50 30 20
30C Other interdisciplinary physical and life sciencesCensus data footnote 155 0 0 0 0 0 0
40. Physical sciences 20 15 10 110 75 35
41. Science technologies/technicians 10 0 10 15 0 15
Mathematics, computer and information sciences 70 35 35 435 200 235
11. Computer and information sciences and support services 65 35 30 375 180 195
25. Library science 10 0 0 35 0 25
27. Mathematics and statistics 0 0 0 25 10 15
30D Interdisciplinary mathematics, computer and information sciencesCensus data footnote 156 0 0 0 0 10 0
Architecture, engineering, and related technologies 535 480 55 3,880 3,610 275
04. Architecture and related services 0 0 0 30 0 15
14. Engineering 50 45 0 300 245 60
15. Engineering technologies and engineering-related fields 120 95 35 710 605 105
30.12 Historic preservation and conservation 0 0 0 0 0 0
46. Construction trades 140 130 10 1,005 980 20
47. Mechanic and repair technologies/technicians 185 180 10 1,400 1,340 55
48. Precision production 35 35 0 440 430 10
Agriculture, natural resources and conservation 45 25 20 345 220 125
01. Agriculture, agriculture operations and related sciences 20 10 10 130 55 75
03. Natural resources and conservation 25 15 10 210 165 45
Health and related fields 520 95 425 2,340 285 2,055
31. Parks, recreation, leisure and fitness studies 35 20 10 150 60 90
51. Health professions and related programs 480 75 410 2,175 215 1,960
60. Dental, medical and veterinary residency programs 10 0 0 15 10 0
Personal, protective and transportation services 215 115 105 1,370 675 695
12. Personal and culinary services 150 55 90 825 200 625
28. Military science, leadership and operational art 0 0 0 0 0 0
29. Military technologies and applied sciences 10 0 0 10 10 0
43. Security and protective services 35 30 10 130 105 25
49. Transportation and materials moving 30 25 10 405 360 45
Other 0 0 0 0 0 0
30.99 Multidisciplinary/interdisciplinary studies, other 0 0 0 0 0 0
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 7,150 3,245 3,910 40,535 19,705 20,830
No postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 3,485 1,690 1,790 19,280 9,835 9,440
Postsecondary certificate, diploma or degreeCensus data footnote 158 3,670 1,555 2,115 21,255 9,870 11,390
Location of study inside Canada 3,455 1,430 2,030 19,825 9,085 10,740
Same as province or territory of residence 2,710 1,070 1,640 16,030 7,190 8,840
Different than province or territory of residence 745 360 385 3,790 1,895 1,900
Location of study outside CanadaCensus data footnote 159 215 130 85 1,430 785 650
United StatesCensus data footnote 160 40 30 10 490 280 205
Philippines 10 15 0 20 15 15
India 50 30 15 60 40 20
United KingdomCensus data footnote 161 55 30 25 445 235 210
ChinaCensus data footnote 162 10 10 0 15 10 10
France 0 0 0 15 15 0
Other 55 15 30 385 195 190
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 4,180 1,935 2,250 24,725 12,010 12,715
No postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 1,595 850 740 9,815 5,320 4,500
Postsecondary certificate, diploma or degreeCensus data footnote 158 2,590 1,075 1,515 14,910 6,690 8,220
Location of study inside Canada 2,435 990 1,450 14,035 6,235 7,800
Same as province or territory of residence 2,000 780 1,225 11,745 5,130 6,610
Different than province or territory of residence 435 210 220 2,295 1,105 1,190
Location of study outside CanadaCensus data footnote 159 155 90 60 875 455 415
United StatesCensus data footnote 160 35 25 10 220 125 90
Philippines 10 10 0 20 10 15
India 40 30 10 50 35 15
United KingdomCensus data footnote 161 25 10 20 260 120 140
ChinaCensus data footnote 162 10 10 10 10 0 0
France 0 0 0 10 10 0
Other 35 10 20 295 140 155

Source

Source: Statistics Canada, 2016 Census of Population.

How to cite

How to cite: Statistics Canada. 2017. Bridgewater, T [Census subdivision], Nova Scotia and Lunenburg, CTY [Census division], Nova Scotia (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 September 21, 2021).

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