Chart 4
Fields of study¹ ranked by percentage of women among young people aged 25 to 34 with an earned doctorate², Canada, 2016

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1
Primary groupings in the Classification of Instructional Programs, 2016. The fields 'personal, protective and transportation services' and 'other' are excluded from the detailed categories but are included in 'all fields of study.'
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Excluding non-permanent residents.
Source(s):
Statistics Canada, Census of Population, 2016.

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This is a bar clustered chart.

Fields of study¹ ranked by percentage of women among young people aged 25 to 34 with an earned doctorate², Canada, 2016
  %
Education 73.6
Social and behavioural sciences and law 64.6
Health and related fields 62.4
Visual and performing arts, and communications technologies 57.1
Agriculture, natural resources and conservation 51.4
Humanities 50.8
All fields of study 50.6
Business, management and public administration 49.5
Physical and life sciences and technologies 48.7
Mathematics, computer and information sciences 30.6
Architecture, engineering, and related technologies 25.0
1
Primary groupings in the Classification of Instructional Programs, 2016. The fields 'personal, protective and transportation services' and 'other' are excluded from the detailed categories but are included in 'all fields of study.'
2
Excluding non-permanent residents.
Source(s):
Statistics Canada, Census of Population, 2016.
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