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2011 National Household Survey: Data tables

Tabulation: Selected Sociocultural and Education Characteristics (64), Labour Force Status (8), Occupation - National Occupational Classification (NOC) 2011-Skill-level category (7), Highest Certificate, Diploma or Degree (7), Location of Study Compared with Province or Territory of Residence (6), Age Groups (5) 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

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This table details selected sociocultural and education characteristics , labour force status , occupation - national occupational classification 2011-skill-level category , highest certificate, diploma or degree , location of study compared with province or territory of residence , age groups and sex for the population aged 15 years and over, in private households in Victoriaville
Global non-response rate (GNR)Footnote 3 = 20.4 %
Selected sociocultural and education characteristics (64) Labour force status (8)
Total - Labour force statusFootnote 4 In the labour force Employed Unemployed Not in the labour force Participation rate Employment rate Unemployment rate
Total population aged 15 years and over by Aboriginal identityFootnote 5 37,255 23,670 22,275 1,395 13,585 63.5 59.8 5.9
Aboriginal identityFootnote 6 170 85 80 0 80 50.0 47.1 0
First Nations (North American Indian) single identityFootnote 7 90 45 40 0 45 50.0 44.4 0
Métis single identity 60 30 25 0 30 50.0 41.7 0
Inuk (Inuit) single identity 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Multiple Aboriginal identitiesFootnote 8 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Aboriginal identities not included elsewhereFootnote 9 20 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Non-Aboriginal identity 37,085 23,585 22,195 1,385 13,505 63.6 59.8 5.9
Total population aged 15 years and over by Registered or Treaty Indian statusFootnote 10 37,255 23,670 22,275 1,395 13,585 63.5 59.8 5.9
Registered or Treaty IndianFootnote 11 25 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Not a Registered or Treaty Indian 37,230 23,650 22,255 1,395 13,580 63.5 59.8 5.9
Total population aged 15 years and over by immigrant status and period of immigrationFootnote 12 37,250 23,670 22,275 1,395 13,585 63.5 59.8 5.9
Non-immigrantsFootnote 13 36,395 23,095 21,775 1,320 13,305 63.5 59.8 5.7
ImmigrantsFootnote 14 830 550 480 70 285 66.3 57.8 12.7
Before 1971 55 0 0 0 45 0 0 0
1971 to 1980 55 25 25 0 30 45.5 45.5 0
1981 to 1990 75 60 65 0 0 80.0 86.7 0
1991 to 2000 160 160 130 25 0 100.0 81.2 15.6
2001 to 2011Footnote 15 490 290 255 40 195 59.2 52.0 13.8
2001 to 2005 105 75 75 0 25 71.4 71.4 0
2006 to 2011Footnote 16 390 215 175 40 170 55.1 44.9 18.6
Non-permanent residentsFootnote 17 30 30 25 0 0 100.0 83.3 0
Total population aged 15 years and over by visible minorityFootnote 18 37,255 23,670 22,275 1,395 13,585 63.5 59.8 5.9
Total visible minority populationFootnote 19 490 290 245 45 200 59.2 50.0 15.5
South AsianFootnote 20 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Chinese 60 45 30 0 0 75.0 50.0 0
Black 80 40 40 0 40 50.0 50.0 0
Filipino 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Latin American 280 155 130 25 125 55.4 46.4 16.1
Arab 40 20 15 0 20 50.0 37.5 0
Southeast AsianFootnote 21 20 25 25 0 0 100.0 100.0 0
West AsianFootnote 22 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Korean 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Japanese 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Visible minority, n.i.e.Footnote 23 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Multiple visible minoritiesFootnote 24 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Not a visible minorityFootnote 25 36,765 23,380 22,030 1,350 13,385 63.6 59.9 5.8
Total population aged 15 years and over by first official language spokenFootnote 26 37,255 23,665 22,275 1,395 13,585 63.5 59.8 5.9
English 285 205 195 15 75 71.9 68.4 7.3
French 36,865 23,425 22,055 1,365 13,440 63.5 59.8 5.8
English and French 40 15 0 0 20 37.5 0 0
Neither English nor French 65 20 20 0 50 30.8 30.8 0
Total population aged 15 years and over by mother tongueFootnote 27 37,255 23,670 22,275 1,390 13,585 63.5 59.8 5.9
English 270 190 175 15 85 70.4 64.8 7.9
French 36,295 23,040 21,730 1,310 13,255 63.5 59.9 5.7
Non-official language 620 400 340 55 220 64.5 54.8 13.8
English and French 35 0 0 0 20 0 0 0
English and non-official language 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
French and non-official language 35 20 10 0 15 57.1 28.6 0
English, French and non-official language 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Total population aged 15 years and over by major field of study - Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) 2011Footnote 28 37,255 23,670 22,275 1,390 13,585 63.5 59.8 5.9
No postsecondary certificate, diploma or degreeFootnote 29 18,090 9,215 8,370 850 8,870 50.9 46.3 9.2
Education 1,850 1,130 1,105 25 715 61.1 59.7 2.2
Visual and performing arts, and communications technologies 465 390 375 0 80 83.9 80.6 0
Humanities 825 590 560 30 235 71.5 67.9 5.1
Social and behavioural sciences and law 1,230 940 920 25 285 76.4 74.8 2.7
Business, management and public administration 4,820 3,785 3,650 135 1,040 78.5 75.7 3.6
Physical and life sciences and technologies 395 315 310 0 85 79.7 78.5 0
Mathematics, computer and information sciences 520 405 350 45 120 77.9 67.3 11.1
Architecture, engineering, and related technologies 4,655 3,720 3,540 180 935 79.9 76.0 4.8
Agriculture, natural resources and conservation 460 345 330 10 120 75.0 71.7 2.9
Health and related fieldsFootnote 30 2,570 1,765 1,750 15 805 68.7 68.1 0.8
Personal, protective and transportation services 1,375 1,075 1,015 60 300 78.2 73.8 5.6
Other fields of studyFootnote 31 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

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Footnote(s)

Footnote 1

'Highest certificate, diploma or degree' refers to the highest certificate, diploma or degree completed based on a hierarchy which is generally related to the amount of time spent 'in-class.' For postsecondary completers, a university education is considered to be a higher level of schooling than a college education, while a college education is considered to be a higher level of education than in the trades. Although some trades requirements may take as long or longer to complete than a given college or university program, the majority of time is spent in on-the-job paid training and less time is spent in the classroom.

For further definitions, refer to the National Household Survey Dictionary, Catalogue no. 99-000-X. For any comments on collection, dissemination or data quality for this variable, refer to the Education Reference Guide, National Household Survey, Catalogue no. 99-012-X2011006.

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Footnote 2

'Location of study compared with province or territory of residence' indicates whether the 'Location of study' is the same as the province or territory of residence in 2011, a different Canadian province or territory, or outside Canada. 'Location of study' refers to the province, territory or country of the institution where 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 or 'Location of study,' refer to the Education Reference Guide, National Household Survey, Catalogue no. 99-012-X2011006.

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Footnote 3

For the 2011 National Household Survey (NHS) estimates, the global non-response rate (GNR) is used as an indicator of data quality. This indicator combines complete non-response (household) and partial non-response (question) into a single rate. The value of the GNR is presented to users. A smaller GNR indicates a lower risk of non-response bias and as a result, lower risk of inaccuracy. The threshold used for estimates' suppression is a GNR of 50% or more. For more information, please refer to the National Household Survey User Guide, 2011.

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Footnote 4

In the past, this variable was called Labour force activity.

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Footnote 5

Aboriginal identity
Part A - Short definition
Not applicable
Part B - Detailed definition
'Aboriginal identity' refers to whether the person reported being an Aboriginal person, that is, First Nations (North American Indian), Métis or Inuk (Inuit) and/or being a Registered or Treaty Indian (that is, registered under the Indian Act of Canada) and/or being a member of a First Nation or Indian band. Aboriginal peoples of Canada are defined in the Constitution Act, 1982, section 35 (2) as including the Indian, Inuit and Métis peoples of Canada. 

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Footnote 6

'Aboriginal identity' includes persons who reported being an Aboriginal person, that is, First Nations (North American Indian), Métis or Inuk (Inuit) and/or those who reported Registered or Treaty Indian status, that is registered under the Indian Act of Canada, and/or those who reported membership in a First Nation or Indian band. Aboriginal peoples of Canada are defined in the Constitution Act, 1982, section 35 (2) as including the Indian, Inuit and Métis peoples of Canada.

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Footnote 7

Users should be aware that the estimates associated with this variable are more affected than most by the incomplete enumeration of certain Indian reserves and Indian settlements in the National Household Survey (NHS). In 2011, there were a total of 36 Indian reserves and Indian settlements that were 'incompletely enumerated' in the NHS. For these reserves or settlements, NHS enumeration was either not permitted or was interrupted before it could be completed, or was not possible because of natural events (specifically forest fires in Northern Ontario). For additional information, please refer to the Aboriginal Peoples Reference Guide, National Household Survey (NHS), 2011.

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Footnote 8

'Multiple Aboriginal identities' includes persons who reported being any two or all three of the following: First Nations (North American Indian), Métis or Inuk (Inuit).

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Footnote 9

'Aboriginal identities not included elsewhere' includes persons who did not report being First Nations (North American Indian), Métis or Inuk (Inuit) but who did report Registered or Treaty Indian status and/or membership in a First Nation or Indian band.

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Footnote 10

Registered or Treaty Indian status
Part A - Short definition
Not applicable
Part B - Detailed definition
'Registered or Treaty Indian status' refers to whether or not a person reported being a Registered or Treaty Indian in Question 20. Registered Indians are persons who are registered under the Indian Act of Canada. Treaty Indians are persons who belong to a First Nation or Indian band that signed a treaty with the Crown. Registered or Treaty Indians are sometimes also called Status Indians.

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Users should be aware that the estimates associated with this variable are more affected than most by the incomplete enumeration of certain Indian reserves and Indian settlements in the National Household Survey (NHS). In 2011, there were a total of 36 Indian reserves and Indian settlements that were 'incompletely enumerated' in the NHS. For these reserves or settlements, NHS enumeration was either not permitted or was interrupted before it could be completed, or was not possible because of natural events (specifically forest fires in Northern Ontario). For additional information, please refer to the Aboriginal Peoples Reference Guide, National Household Survey (NHS), 2011.

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Footnote 11

Registered or Treaty Indian status refers to whether or not a person reported being a Registered or Treaty Indian.' Registered or Treaty Indian' includes persons who reported being a Registered or Treaty Indian in Question 20. Registered Indians are persons who are registered under the Indian Act of Canada. Treaty Indians are persons who belong to a First Nation or Indian band that signed a treaty with the Crown. Registered or Treaty Indians are sometimes also called Status Indians.

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Footnote 12

Period of immigration refers to the period in which the immigrant first obtained his or her landed immigrant/permanent resident status. A landed immigrant/permanent resident is a person who has been granted the right to live permanently in Canada by immigration authorities.

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Footnote 13

Non-immigrant refers to a person who is a Canadian citizen by birth.

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Footnote 14

Immigrant refers to a person who is or has ever been a landed immigrant/permanent resident. This person has been granted the right to live in Canada permanently by immigration authorities. Some immigrants have resided in Canada for a number of years, while others have arrived recently. Some immigrants are Canadian citizens, while others are not. Most immigrants are born outside Canada, but a small number are born in Canada. In the 2011 National Household Survey, 'Immigrants' includes immigrants who landed in Canada prior to May 10, 2011.

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Footnote 15

Includes immigrants who landed in Canada prior to May 10, 2011.

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Footnote 16

Includes immigrants who landed in Canada prior to May 10, 2011.

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Footnote 17

Non-permanent resident refers to a person from another country who has a work or study permit or who is a refugee claimant, and any non-Canadian-born family member living in Canada with them.

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Footnote 18

Visible minority
Part A - Short definition
Not applicable


Part B - Detailed definition
Visible minority refers to whether a person belongs to a visible minority group as defined by the Employment Equity Act and, if so, the visible minority group to which the person belongs. The Employment Equity Act defines visible minorities as 'persons, other than Aboriginal peoples, who are non-Caucasian in race or non-white in colour.' The visible minority population consists mainly of the following groups: South Asian, Chinese, Black, Filipino, Latin American, Arab, Southeast Asian, West Asian, Korean and Japanese.

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Footnote 19

The Employment Equity Act defines visible minorities as 'persons, other than Aboriginal peoples, who are non-Caucasian in race or non-white in colour.'

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Footnote 20

For example, 'East Indian,' 'Pakistani,' 'Sri Lankan,' etc.

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Footnote 21

For example, 'Vietnamese,' 'Cambodian,' 'Malaysian,' 'Laotian,' etc.

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Footnote 22

For example, 'Iranian,' 'Afghan,' etc.

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Footnote 23

The abbreviation 'n.i.e.' means 'not included elsewhere.' Includes respondents who reported a write-in response such as 'Guyanese,' 'West Indian,' 'Tibetan,' 'Polynesian,' 'Pacific Islander,' etc.

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Footnote 24

Includes respondents who reported more than one visible minority group by checking two or more mark-in circles, e.g., 'Black' and 'South Asian.'

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Footnote 25

Includes respondents who reported 'Yes' to the Aboriginal identity question (Question 18) as well as respondents who were not considered to be members of a visible minority group.

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First official language spoken
Part A - Short definition
Not applicable

Part B - Detailed definition
Refers to a variable specified within the framework of the Official Languages Act.

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Footnote 27

Refers to the first language learned at home in childhood and still understood by the individual on May 10, 2011.

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Footnote 28

'Major field of study' is defined as the main discipline or subject of learning. It is collected for the highest certificate, diploma or degree above the high school or secondary school level and classified according to the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) Canada 2011. This variable shows the 'primary groupings,' a CIP variant.



For more information on the CIP classification, see the Classification of Instructional Programs, Canada 2011, Catalogue no. 12-590-X available from: www.statcan.gc.ca/concepts/classification-eng.htm.



For any comments on collection, dissemination or data quality for this variable, refer to the Education Reference Guide, National Household Survey, Catalogue no. 99-012-X2011006.

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Footnote 29

'No postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree' includes persons who have not completed a registered apprenticeship certificate (including Certificate of Qualification, Journeyperson's designation) or other trades certificate or diploma, a college, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma, or a university certificate, diploma or degree.

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Footnote 30

Called 'Health, parks, recreation and fitness' in CIP Canada 2000.

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Footnote 31

Includes 'Multidisciplinary/interdisciplinary studies, other.'

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Source: Statistics Canada, 2011 National Household Survey, Statistics Canada Catalogue no. 99-012-X2011059.

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