Census Profile, 2016 Census
Vaughan, City [Census subdivision], Ontario and Ontario [Province]

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Characteristic Vaughan, CY
Ontario
[Census subdivision]
Ontario

[Province]
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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 146 246,655 119,100 127,555 11,038,440 5,342,755 5,695,685
No certificate, diploma or degree 43,715 20,495 23,225 1,935,355 961,690 973,670
Secondary (high) school diploma or equivalency certificateCensus data footnote 147 61,890 30,275 31,620 3,026,100 1,485,320 1,540,770
Postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 141,050 68,330 72,715 6,076,985 2,895,745 3,181,235
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 12,360 8,680 3,675 664,180 471,055 193,120
Trades certificate or diploma other than Certificate of Apprenticeship or Certificate of QualificationCensus data footnote 148 6,360 4,080 2,275 324,370 199,510 124,855
Certificate of Apprenticeship or Certificate of QualificationCensus data footnote 149 5,995 4,605 1,395 339,810 271,545 68,260
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 42,365 19,525 22,845 2,298,715 981,785 1,316,930
University certificate or diploma below bachelor level 7,015 3,225 3,795 242,005 107,065 134,945
University certificate, diploma or degree at bachelor level or above 79,310 36,910 42,400 2,872,085 1,335,845 1,536,250
Bachelor's degree 52,620 23,445 29,175 1,911,530 854,135 1,057,395
University certificate or diploma above bachelor level 6,810 3,060 3,750 189,370 83,670 105,695
Degree in medicine, dentistry, veterinary medicine or optometry 2,370 1,285 1,090 79,760 42,295 37,460
Master's degree 15,425 7,855 7,575 593,645 294,180 299,470
Earned doctorateCensus data footnote 150 2,080 1,265 810 97,790 61,560 36,230
Total - Highest certificate, diploma or degree for the population aged 25 to 64 years in private households - 25% sample dataCensus data footnote 146 163,525 78,255 85,270 7,229,120 3,498,620 3,730,495
No certificate, diploma or degree 13,460 6,785 6,680 752,995 404,770 348,225
Secondary (high) school diploma or equivalency certificateCensus data footnote 147 35,060 17,100 17,955 1,768,955 895,020 873,935
Postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 115,000 54,370 60,630 4,707,165 2,198,830 2,508,335
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 8,375 5,755 2,620 446,390 315,975 130,420
Trades certificate or diploma other than Certificate of Apprenticeship or Certificate of QualificationCensus data footnote 148 4,300 2,690 1,610 218,980 134,685 84,295
Certificate of Apprenticeship or Certificate of QualificationCensus data footnote 149 4,075 3,065 1,010 227,410 181,290 46,120
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 34,530 15,620 18,910 1,782,530 762,505 1,020,030
University certificate or diploma below bachelor level 5,525 2,525 3,005 170,925 75,935 94,995
University certificate, diploma or degree at bachelor level or above 66,570 30,470 36,100 2,307,320 1,044,420 1,262,895
Bachelor's degree 43,545 19,235 24,310 1,519,850 668,450 851,400
University certificate or diploma above bachelor level 5,720 2,460 3,260 148,960 62,370 86,590
Degree in medicine, dentistry, veterinary medicine or optometry 1,980 1,040 940 63,790 30,895 32,895
Master's degree 13,615 6,750 6,865 500,415 239,160 261,255
Earned doctorateCensus data footnote 150 1,710 985 725 74,310 43,545 30,765
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 151 246,655 119,100 127,555 11,038,440 5,342,755 5,695,685
No postsecondary certificate, diploma or degreeCensus data footnote 152 105,610 50,765 54,845 4,961,455 2,447,010 2,514,445
Education 9,045 1,595 7,450 349,745 79,245 270,505
13. Education 9,050 1,595 7,450 349,750 79,245 270,505
Visual and performing arts, and communications technologies 5,275 2,160 3,115 246,075 109,955 136,120
10. Communications technologies/technicians and support services 645 475 170 38,745 28,735 10,010
50. Visual and performing arts 4,625 1,680 2,945 207,325 81,220 126,110
Humanities 8,005 2,495 5,510 359,560 133,350 226,210
16. Aboriginal and foreign languages, literatures and linguistics 1,450 280 1,170 37,900 8,170 29,730
23. English language and literature/letters 1,825 425 1,400 98,440 28,290 70,145
24. Liberal arts and sciences, general studies and humanities 2,605 835 1,770 95,345 32,940 62,410
30A Interdisciplinary humanitiesCensus data footnote 153 15 0 10 2,165 805 1,365
38. Philosophy and religious studies 450 200 250 24,255 13,425 10,830
39. Theology and religious vocations 405 280 125 28,175 17,120 11,055
54. History 925 445 490 57,295 30,015 27,280
55. French language and literature/letters 325 25 305 15,990 2,590 13,400
Social and behavioural sciences and law 20,130 6,530 13,605 810,410 269,735 540,670
05. Area, ethnic, cultural, gender, and group studies 210 35 175 10,765 2,210 8,560
09. Communication, journalism and related programs 1,495 570 930 81,500 31,825 49,675
19. Family and consumer sciences/human sciences 3,050 235 2,810 141,750 11,775 129,975
22. Legal professions and studies 4,125 1,400 2,720 128,860 45,275 83,590
30B Interdisciplinary social and behavioural sciencesCensus data footnote 154 220 45 175 16,210 3,400 12,815
42. Psychology 3,080 720 2,360 122,545 29,640 92,905
45. Social sciences 7,950 3,525 4,425 308,775 145,620 163,155
Business, management and public administration 34,255 15,980 18,280 1,279,665 527,085 752,580
30.16 Accounting and computer science 90 20 70 2,725 895 1,830
44. Public administration and social service professions 1,685 325 1,365 108,935 21,405 87,530
52. Business, management, marketing and related support services 32,475 15,635 16,845 1,168,005 504,780 663,225
Physical and life sciences and technologies 6,535 2,890 3,645 253,905 124,050 129,850
26. Biological and biomedical sciences 2,420 865 1,560 110,950 45,120 65,835
30.01 Biological and physical sciences 1,820 790 1,035 54,745 24,800 29,945
30C Other interdisciplinary physical and life sciencesCensus data footnote 155 120 35 80 3,830 1,190 2,640
40. Physical sciences 1,975 1,165 810 72,355 48,145 24,205
41. Science technologies/technicians 200 45 160 12,025 4,795 7,235
Mathematics, computer and information sciences 8,470 5,325 3,150 290,045 185,310 104,730
11. Computer and information sciences and support services 6,490 4,400 2,095 220,550 150,765 69,790
25. Library science 255 20 230 15,220 2,450 12,770
27. Mathematics and statistics 1,545 795 750 49,025 28,515 20,515
30D Interdisciplinary mathematics, computer and information sciencesCensus data footnote 156 180 110 75 5,235 3,580 1,655
Architecture, engineering, and related technologies 28,145 24,190 3,950 1,173,030 1,055,050 117,985
04. Architecture and related services 1,625 1,100 520 51,845 34,590 17,265
14. Engineering 12,245 9,365 2,875 334,085 271,010 63,070
15. Engineering technologies and engineering-related fields 4,540 4,135 405 237,775 214,500 23,275
30.12 Historic preservation and conservation 0 0 0 160 30 125
46. Construction trades 4,610 4,555 55 198,790 194,555 4,235
47. Mechanic and repair technologies/technicians 3,445 3,415 30 225,860 220,545 5,315
48. Precision production 1,680 1,620 60 124,515 119,820 4,695
Agriculture, natural resources and conservation 1,045 575 465 106,895 67,015 39,880
01. Agriculture, agriculture operations and related sciences 695 400 295 66,035 41,790 24,240
03. Natural resources and conservation 350 175 175 40,860 25,230 15,635
Health and related fields 14,075 3,890 10,185 865,970 173,780 692,185
31. Parks, recreation, leisure and fitness studies 1,395 735 660 75,715 37,005 38,705
51. Health professions and related programs 12,050 2,815 9,235 767,680 124,280 643,400
60. Dental, medical and veterinary residency programs 625 340 285 22,575 12,490 10,075
Personal, protective and transportation services 6,055 2,700 3,355 340,285 170,915 169,375
12. Personal and culinary services 4,300 1,295 3,005 183,925 49,390 134,535
28. Military science, leadership and operational art 0 10 10 2,135 1,815 320
29. Military technologies and applied sciences 30 30 0 2,610 2,385 225
43. Security and protective services 1,055 825 230 98,325 68,625 29,695
49. Transportation and materials moving 665 545 115 53,290 48,695 4,595
Other 0 0 0 1,405 260 1,145
30.99 Multidisciplinary/interdisciplinary studies, other 0 0 0 1,405 255 1,145
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 151 163,525 78,250 85,265 7,229,120 3,498,625 3,730,500
No postsecondary certificate, diploma or degreeCensus data footnote 152 48,520 23,885 24,640 2,521,950 1,299,790 1,222,160
Education 7,380 1,285 6,095 243,635 52,670 190,965
13. Education 7,380 1,285 6,095 243,635 52,670 190,965
Visual and performing arts, and communications technologies 4,140 1,645 2,495 192,630 85,175 107,450
10. Communications technologies/technicians and support services 470 335 135 28,705 21,070 7,635
50. Visual and performing arts 3,670 1,310 2,360 163,925 64,105 99,815
Humanities 6,390 1,945 4,445 266,665 95,805 170,855
16. Aboriginal and foreign languages, literatures and linguistics 1,225 210 1,015 29,210 5,775 23,435
23. English language and literature/letters 1,390 330 1,060 73,110 20,225 52,885
24. Liberal arts and sciences, general studies and humanities 2,085 650 1,435 72,145 24,330 47,815
30A Interdisciplinary humanitiesCensus data footnote 153 10 0 10 1,665 615 1,045
38. Philosophy and religious studies 360 170 195 17,755 9,925 7,830
39. Theology and religious vocations 350 240 110 19,390 11,790 7,605
54. History 690 330 360 42,315 21,735 20,585
55. French language and literature/letters 285 15 270 11,075 1,415 9,655
Social and behavioural sciences and law 16,510 5,235 11,280 648,285 207,200 441,085
05. Area, ethnic, cultural, gender, and group studies 175 30 145 8,630 1,785 6,845
09. Communication, journalism and related programs 1,150 465 690 67,115 26,015 41,105
19. Family and consumer sciences/human sciences 2,265 125 2,140 111,550 8,405 103,145
22. Legal professions and studies 3,595 1,090 2,500 108,895 34,250 74,650
30B Interdisciplinary social and behavioural sciencesCensus data footnote 154 175 35 140 12,875 2,705 10,170
42. Psychology 2,510 570 1,940 93,770 21,045 72,725
45. Social sciences 6,645 2,925 3,725 245,445 113,000 132,445
Business, management and public administration 29,225 13,300 15,930 1,026,975 414,425 612,550
30.16 Accounting and computer science 70 15 60 2,225 715 1,510
44. Public administration and social service professions 1,355 225 1,130 88,130 16,590 71,540
52. Business, management, marketing and related support services 27,800 13,060 14,745 936,620 397,120 539,500
Physical and life sciences and technologies 5,105 2,175 2,930 190,235 88,535 101,700
26. Biological and biomedical sciences 1,870 625 1,240 84,580 33,150 51,425
30.01 Biological and physical sciences 1,380 565 810 41,255 18,020 23,240
30C Other interdisciplinary physical and life sciencesCensus data footnote 155 100 30 70 3,135 975 2,165
40. Physical sciences 1,615 925 690 52,490 33,175 19,310
41. Science technologies/technicians 140 35 110 8,775 3,215 5,555
Mathematics, computer and information sciences 7,650 4,745 2,910 252,275 162,360 89,915
11. Computer and information sciences and support services 6,025 4,050 1,975 198,775 136,120 62,655
25. Library science 205 20 190 10,755 1,765 8,995
27. Mathematics and statistics 1,260 595 670 38,160 21,440 16,720
30D Interdisciplinary mathematics, computer and information sciencesCensus data footnote 156 150 80 75 4,580 3,030 1,550
Architecture, engineering, and related technologies 21,960 18,675 3,280 878,300 779,075 99,225
04. Architecture and related services 1,410 950 455 42,115 27,365 14,745
14. Engineering 10,160 7,715 2,440 266,040 211,240 54,800
15. Engineering technologies and engineering-related fields 3,540 3,245 300 178,830 160,160 18,675
30.12 Historic preservation and conservation 0 0 0 140 25 115
46. Construction trades 3,325 3,285 40 141,515 138,160 3,360
47. Mechanic and repair technologies/technicians 2,475 2,460 15 162,855 158,770 4,080
48. Precision production 1,055 1,020 30 86,805 83,355 3,450
Agriculture, natural resources and conservation 825 425 395 82,775 49,710 33,065
01. Agriculture, agriculture operations and related sciences 555 290 265 50,160 30,065 20,095
03. Natural resources and conservation 270 135 140 32,615 19,650 12,965
Health and related fields 11,370 3,040 8,325 664,880 133,665 531,220
31. Parks, recreation, leisure and fitness studies 1,015 530 490 58,160 27,950 30,205
51. Health professions and related programs 9,850 2,245 7,610 589,085 96,720 492,365
60. Dental, medical and veterinary residency programs 500 270 230 17,640 8,990 8,645
Personal, protective and transportation services 4,430 1,895 2,535 259,400 129,985 129,415
12. Personal and culinary services 3,105 855 2,250 137,250 36,225 101,030
28. Military science, leadership and operational art 0 0 10 1,685 1,405 280
29. Military technologies and applied sciences 20 20 0 1,415 1,270 145
43. Security and protective services 785 605 185 77,190 52,840 24,345
49. Transportation and materials moving 515 415 100 41,855 38,245 3,610
Other 0 0 0 1,125 220 900
30.99 Multidisciplinary/interdisciplinary studies, other 0 0 10 1,125 225 900
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 157 246,655 119,100 127,555 11,038,440 5,342,755 5,695,685
No postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 105,610 50,765 54,845 4,961,460 2,447,010 2,514,445
Postsecondary certificate, diploma or degreeCensus data footnote 158 141,045 68,335 72,710 6,076,985 2,895,745 3,181,240
Location of study inside Canada 97,265 47,275 49,990 4,786,950 2,261,260 2,525,690
Same as province or territory of residence 92,740 45,040 47,700 4,414,485 2,081,525 2,332,960
Different than province or territory of residence 4,520 2,240 2,290 372,470 179,735 192,730
Location of study outside CanadaCensus data footnote 159 43,785 21,055 22,725 1,290,035 634,485 655,545
United StatesCensus data footnote 160 3,790 1,985 1,805 167,260 89,350 77,910
Philippines 3,230 1,025 2,205 115,410 39,750 75,655
India 3,360 1,615 1,740 169,340 85,500 83,840
United KingdomCensus data footnote 161 1,440 790 650 115,690 66,215 49,470
ChinaCensus data footnote 162 3,260 1,550 1,715 98,415 46,230 52,185
France 175 85 90 10,775 5,800 4,975
Other 28,530 14,005 14,525 613,145 301,635 311,510
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 157 163,525 78,250 85,270 7,229,120 3,498,620 3,730,500
No postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 48,520 23,885 24,635 2,521,955 1,299,795 1,222,160
Postsecondary certificate, diploma or degreeCensus data footnote 158 114,995 54,365 60,630 4,707,170 2,198,830 2,508,335
Location of study inside Canada 80,270 38,305 41,960 3,713,145 1,728,610 1,984,540
Same as province or territory of residence 76,515 36,445 40,075 3,432,015 1,593,170 1,838,850
Different than province or territory of residence 3,755 1,870 1,890 281,130 135,440 145,690
Location of study outside CanadaCensus data footnote 159 34,730 16,060 18,670 994,025 470,225 523,800
United StatesCensus data footnote 160 3,130 1,525 1,605 127,005 65,045 61,960
Philippines 2,785 875 1,910 97,230 32,925 64,300
India 2,735 1,260 1,475 143,205 70,040 73,175
United KingdomCensus data footnote 161 1,000 540 455 62,325 34,315 28,010
ChinaCensus data footnote 162 2,810 1,310 1,500 82,020 37,900 44,125
France 155 75 80 8,705 4,630 4,070
Other 22,115 10,470 11,650 473,530 225,365 248,160

Source

Source: Statistics Canada, 2016 Census of Population.

How to cite

How to cite: Statistics Canada. 2017. Vaughan, CY [Census subdivision], Ontario and Ontario [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 May 13, 2021).

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