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Ontario: Census 2006: Labour Market Profile by Education

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Geography:Ontario
Account:Employment and Working Conditions
Information: Census 2006: Labour Market Profile by Education
Selected Gender: Total
Data Source:Compiled by the Community Accounts Unit based on information provided from the Census of Population 2006 Statistics Canada.
Copyright:Newfoundland & Labrador Statistics Agency, Government of Newfoundland and Labrador

Figures may not add to total due to random rounding

Not in the labour force
Refers to persons who, in the week (Sunday to Saturday) prior to Census Day (May 16, 2006), were neither employed nor unemployed. It includes students, homemakers, retired workers, seasonal workers in an 'off' season who were not looking for work, and persons who could not work because of a long term illness or disability.
Labour force activity
Refers to the labour market activity of the population 15 years of age and over in the week (Sunday to Saturday) prior to Census Day (May 16, 2006). Respondents were classified as Employed, Unemployed, or Not in the labour force. The labour force includes the employed and the unemployed.
Employed
Persons who, during the week (Sunday to Saturday) prior to Census Day (May 16, 2006):
(a) did any work at all for pay or in self-employment or without pay in a family farm, business or professional practice
(b) were absent from their job or business, with or without pay, for the entire week because of a vacation, an illness, a labour dispute at their place of work, or any other reasons.
Unemployed
Persons who, during the week (Sunday to Saturday) prior to Census Day (May 16, 2006), were without paid work or without self-employment work and were available for work and either:
(a) had actively looked for paid work in the past four weeks; or
(b) were on temporary lay-off and expected to return to their job; or
(c) had definite arrangements to start a new job in four weeks or less
Participation rate
Refers to the labour force in the week (Sunday to Saturday) prior to Census Day (May 16, 2006), expressed as a percentage of the population 15 years of age and over.
Employment rate
Refers to the number of persons employed in the week (Sunday to Saturday) prior to Census Day (May 16, 2006), expressed as a percentage of the total population 15 years of age and over.
Unemployment rate
Refers to the unemployed expressed as a percentage of the labour force in the week (Sunday to Saturday) prior to Census Day (May 16, 2006).

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  Total - Labour force In the labour force Employed Unemployed Not in the labour force Participation rate Employment rate Unemployment rate

Total - Highest certificate, diploma or degree9,819,420 6,587,580 6,164,245 423,335 3,231,840 65 65 5
No certificate, diploma or degree (Without High School Certificate)2,183,625 913,475 820,835 92,640 1,270,150 40 40 10
Certificate, diploma or degree7,635,795 5,674,100 5,343,410 330,690 1,961,690 75 70 5
With high school certificate only2,628,570 1,815,645 1,677,080 138,560 812,925 70 65 10
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma785,115 533,235 504,720 28,515 251,880 70 65 5
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma1,804,780 1,417,285 1,348,060 69,220 387,490 80 75 5
University certificate, diploma or degree2,417,325 1,907,935 1,813,540 94,395 509,390 80 75 5
University certificate, diploma or degree below bachelor level405,270 291,560 274,855 16,705 113,715 70 70 5
Bachelor's degree or Higher2,012,055 1,616,380 1,538,685 77,690 395,675 80 75 5
Bachelor's degree only1,243,730 1,004,135 953,155 50,985 239,590 80 75 5
University certificate or degree above bachelor's degree245,150 194,165 185,945 8,220 50,985 80 75 5
Degree in medicine, dentistry, veterinary medicine or optometry57,690 45,905 44,415 1,490 11,780 80 75 5
Master's degree391,705 314,020 299,190 14,830 77,680 80 75 5
Earned doctorate73,785 58,145 55,980 2,165 15,640 80 75 5

Notes:

Figures may not add to total due to random rounding

Source: Compiled by the Community Accounts Unit based on information provided from the Census of Population 2006 Statistics Canada.

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Government of Newfoundland and Labrador

Data last updated on July 27, 2017

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