Chart 5
Percentage of the population aged 25 to 64 with selected degrees, by immigrant status and period of immigration, Canada, 2016

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1
'Recent immigrants' refers to immigrants who first obtained their landed immigrant or permanent resident status between January 1, 2011 and May 10, 2016.
2
The term 'Bachelor's degree or higher' corresponds to the category 'University certificate, diploma or degree at bachelor level or above' in the 'Highest certificate, diploma or degree' classification.
Source(s):
Statistics Canada, Census of Population, 2016.

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This is a bar clustered chart.

Percentage of the population aged 25 to 64 with selected degrees, by immigrant status and period of immigration, Canada, 2016, %
  Master's degree or earned doctorate Bachelor's degree or higher²
Canadian-born population 5.0 24.0
Total immigrants 11.3 39.5
Recent immigrants¹ 16.7 52.1
1
'Recent immigrants' refers to immigrants who first obtained their landed immigrant or permanent resident status between January 1, 2011 and May 10, 2016.
2
The term 'Bachelor's degree or higher' corresponds to the category 'University certificate, diploma or degree at bachelor level or above' in the 'Highest certificate, diploma or degree' classification.
Source(s):
Statistics Canada, Census of Population, 2016.
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