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2011 National Household Survey: Data tables
Tabulation: Occupation - National Occupational Classification (NOC) 2011 (11), Highest Certificate, Diploma or Degree (15), Major Field of Study - Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) 2011 (82), Age Groups (13B) and Sex (3) for the Employed Labour Force Aged 15 Years and Over, in Private Households of Canada, Provinces, Territories, Census Metropolitan Areas and Census Agglomerations, 2011 National Household Survey
|Occupation - National Occupational Classification (NOC) 2011 (11)||Age groups (13B)|
|Total - Age groups||15 to 24 years||15 to 19 years||20 to 24 years||25 to 64 years||25 to 34 years||25 to 29 years||30 to 34 years||35 to 44 years||45 to 54 years||55 to 64 years||65 to 74 years||75 years and over|
|Total - Occupation - National Occupational Classification (NOC) 2011||2,171,470||269,535||90,625||178,910||1,819,780||436,370||218,380||217,990||473,165||552,510||357,740||71,265||10,890|
|0 Management occupations||256,095||7,660||260||7,395||234,650||41,665||17,705||23,965||65,000||78,900||49,080||11,440||2,355|
|1 Business, finance and administration occupations||352,090||27,285||5,970||21,310||309,895||66,970||34,255||32,710||78,050||98,670||66,215||12,920||1,990|
|2 Natural and applied sciences and related occupations||147,120||8,445||1,020||7,425||134,310||37,610||17,290||20,330||39,110||37,725||19,860||3,875||490|
|3 Health occupations||143,545||7,150||580||6,570||131,995||32,210||15,140||17,070||35,145||39,630||25,005||3,920||475|
|4 Occupations in education, law and social, community and government services||255,760||14,655||2,845||11,815||231,345||56,430||25,715||30,715||64,340||65,280||45,285||8,765||990|
|5 Occupations in art, culture, recreation and sport||72,325||11,055||3,795||7,260||57,885||16,955||8,460||8,495||14,905||14,585||11,435||2,815||570|
|6 Sales and service occupations||515,625||140,135||61,875||78,255||357,735||97,970||54,975||42,990||86,075||103,890||69,805||15,520||2,240|
|7 Trades, transport and equipment operators and related occupations||309,790||35,900||8,035||27,865||263,855||64,790||33,640||31,155||66,360||81,740||50,965||8,845||1,190|
|8 Natural resources, agriculture and related production occupations||50,075||10,015||3,895||6,120||37,800||10,005||5,295||4,710||8,635||11,180||7,985||1,885||375|
|9 Occupations in manufacturing and utilities||69,050||7,235||2,345||4,885||60,320||11,760||5,905||5,855||15,555||20,910||12,100||1,280||225|
- Symbol ..
not available for a specific reference period
- Symbol ...
- Symbol x
suppressed to meet the confidentiality requirements of the Statistics Act
- Symbol F
too unreliable to be published
- 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.
- Footnote 2
'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 hierarchy of the 'primary groupings' (a CIP variant) with detail on the 2-digit 'series', as well as the 4-digit 'sub-series' from series '30. Multidisciplinary/interdisciplinary studies.'
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.
We recommend that users not make comparisons between categories of the CIP Canada 2011 and the CIP Canada 2000 classification systems on the basis of their labels. Even though many entries in the two classifications are similar, direct comparison could be inappropriate, given the numerous changes made at the detailed level to update the classification.
For 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
Excludes National Household Survey data for one or more incompletely enumerated Indian reserves or Indian settlements.
- Footnote 4
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.
Source: Statistics Canada, 2011 National Household Survey, Statistics Canada Catalogue no. 99-012-X2011035.