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2011 National Household Survey: Data tables
Highest Certificate, Diploma or Degree (15), Immigrant Status and Period of Immigration (11), Labour Force Status (8), Location of Study (29), Age Groups (13B) and Sex (3) for the Population Aged 15 Years and Over, in Private Households of Canada, Provinces, Territories, Census Metropolitan Areas and Census Agglomerations, 2011 National Household Survey
About this variable: Location of study (29)
Location of study
Part A - Short definition
Indicates the province, territory or country where the highest postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree was obtained.
Part B - Detailed definition
This variable indicates the province or territory (in Canada) or country (outside Canada) of the institution from which the highest postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree was obtained. It is only reported for individuals who had completed a certificate, diploma or degree above the secondary (high) school level.
- Total - Location of study Footnote 1
- No postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree
- Postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree Footnote 3
- Inside Canada
- Newfoundland and Labrador
- Prince Edward Island
- Nova Scotia
- New Brunswick
- British Columbia
- Northwest Territories
- Outside Canada Footnote 18
- United States
- United Kingdom Footnote 21
- China Footnote 23
- Korea, South Footnote 27
- Footnote 1
'Location of study' refers to the province, territory or country of the institution from which the highest certificate, diploma or degree above the high school level was completed.
Users should be aware that some respondents may have reported the physical location of study rather than the location of the certificate, diploma or degree-granting institution. This could affect the responses of those who obtained a certificate, diploma or degree through a joint program or by distance learning with credentials granted in another province or country. In particular, a number of persons reported a location of study for a university credential in one of the territories (Yukon, Northwest Territories, Nunavut), even though there were no educational institutions in the territories with the authority to grant university degrees.
For any other comments on collection, dissemination or data quality for this variable refer to the Education Reference Guide, National Household Survey, Catalogue no. 99-012-X2011006.
- Footnote 3
'Postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree' includes apprenticeship or trades certificates or diplomas, college, CEGEP or other non-university certificates or diplomas and university certificates, diplomas and degrees.
- Footnote 18
Refers to all locations of study outside Canada, including the 10 locations outside Canada most often reported at the national level. These will not necessarily be the top ten countries for other geographies or when individual categories of the variables in this table are selected.
Countries outside Canada are classified according to the Standard Classification of Countries and Areas of Interest (SCCAI) 2010. For more information on the SCCAI 2010 refer to: www.statcan.gc.ca/subjects-sujets/standard-norme/sccai-ctpzi/2010/sccai-ctpzi-eng.htm.
- Footnote 21
The official name of United Kingdom is the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland.
- Footnote 23
China excludes Hong Kong Special Administrative Region and Macao Special Administrative Region.
- Footnote 27
The official name of South Korea is the Republic of Korea.