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Ontario: Census 2001: Highest Level of Schooling

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Geography:Ontario
Account:Education, Literacy, Skills and Training
Information:Census 2001: Highest Level of Schooling
Selected Age Group: 15 and over
Data Source:Compiled by the Community Accounts Unit based on information provided from the Census of Population 2001 Statistics Canada.
Copyright:Newfoundland & Labrador Statistics Agency, Government of Newfoundland and Labrador

Figures may not add to total due to random rounding.

Trades or Non-University
Refers to the possession of either a trades certificate or diploma, or college certificate or diploma, or both. This variable also indicates whether or not a secondary (high) school graduation certificate was reported.
Above Bachelor's Degree
Refers to the possession of a university certificate or diploma above the bachelor level. Normally, this type of certificate is obtained following a first degree in the same field of study or following a master's or first professional degree.
Bachelor's Degree Not Completed
Includes those individuals with a university certificate and/or diploma below a bachelor's degree.
High School or Above (pop 20+)
The number of individuals 20 or more who have completed at least high school as a percent of the total population 20+.
Bachelor's Degree or Higher (pop 25-54)
The number of individuals 25 to 54 who have completed University as a percent of the total population 25 to 54.
Highest Level of Schooling
Refers to the highest grade or year of elementary or secondary (high) school attended, or to the highest year of university or college education completed. University education is considered to be a higher level of schooling than college education. Also, the attainment of a degree, certificate or diploma is considered to be at a higher level than years completed or attended without an educational qualification.
School Attendance
Refers to either full-time or part-time (day or evening) attendance at school, college or university during the nine-month period between September 2000 and May 15, 2001. Attendance is counted only for courses which could be used as credits towards a certificate, diploma or degree.
With High School Certificate
Refers to the possession of a secondary (high) school graduation certificate or its equivalent.

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  • Change Age Group
    15 and over
    15 to 19
    15 to 24
    20 to 24
    25 to 29
    25 to 44
    30 to 34
    35 to 39
    40 to 44
    45 to 54
    45 to 64
    55 to 64
    65 and over

   
  Male Female Total

Total Highest Level of Schooling4,382,150 4,665,890 9,048,040
No certificate, diploma or degree (Without High School Certificate)1,295,130 1,388,210 2,683,340
With high school certificate only582,805 721,160 1,303,960
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma548,165 299,950 848,115
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma577,960 843,115 1,421,075
University certificate, diploma or degree below bachelor level83,450 104,745 188,200
Bachelor's degree only 516,135 536,265 1,052,400
University certificate or degree above bachelor's degree84,850 103,215 188,065
Master's degree164,585 126,150 290,735
Earned doctorate41,080 15,050 56,135

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 2001 Statistics Canada.

Copyright: Newfoundland & Labrador Statistics Agency
Government of Newfoundland and Labrador

Data last updated on June 13, 2017

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