Table 2
Group differences in human capital factors and source regions among immigrant men

Table 2
Group differences in human capital factors and source regions among immigrant men
Table summary
This table displays the results of Group differences in human capital factors and source regions among immigrant men Prior Canadian skilled work experience only, Prior Canadian
skilled work and
study experience, Prior Canadian non-skilled work experience, Prior Canadian
study experience
only, Other prior Canadian experience and No prior Canadian experience, calculated using percent units of measure (appearing as column headers).
  Prior Canadian skilled work experience only Prior Canadian
skilled work and
study experience
Prior Canadian non-skilled work experience Prior Canadian
study experience
only
Other prior Canadian experience No prior Canadian experience
percent
Age at landing  
20 to 24 2.5 8.3 6.9 9.9 6.0 4.6
25 to 29 17.1 39.8 24.0 45.2 19.5 19.9
30 to 34 27.3 30.6 25.7 28.8 28.8 28.2
35 to 39 23.3 14.3 21.6 10.6 22.7 23.4
40 to 44 16.1 5.1 12.2 3.8 13.0 15.1
45 to 54 13.8 2.0 9.6 1.6 10.1 8.8
Education at landing  
Secondary or less 9.5 1.3 24.9 2.0 18.3 10.3
Trade or apprenticeship 9.6 1.5 13.0 2.0 8.5 7.6
Some postsecondary 13.4 8.0 24.1 8.1 14.7 14.6
Bachelor's degree 28.5 30.6 27.2 30.9 30.2 47.9
Graduate degree 39.0 58.7 10.9 57.0 28.4 19.7
Language ability  
English mother tongue 32.9 11.2 9.2 4.1 11.8 7.6
French mother tongue or speak French 3.2 4.5 15.1 6.2 4.3 5.4
English or French mother tongue, bilingual 8.8 9.4 4.9 9.4 3.3 2.3
Other mother tongue, speak English 44.5 63.0 41.2 60.1 64.7 56.3
Other mother tongue, bilingual 5.4 10.7 19.7 17.7 6.0 10.2
Speak neither English nor French 5.3 1.3 10.0 2.5 9.9 18.3
Source region  
Northern and Western Europe 31.1 9.5 10.5 7.7 6.9 6.2
Southern and Eastern Europe 10.5 5.4 41.1 6.6 12.8 17.9
Africa 8.0 19.4 9.4 23.1 8.3 9.0
East Asia 17.5 29.0 3.7 30.1 33.5 23.4
South Asia 8.6 16.0 7.3 13.5 14.2 22.5
Southeast Asia 2.4 4.2 3.0 2.1 6.7 8.5
Other Asian countries 2.5 5.6 3.2 7.7 4.4 6.5
Caribbean and South America 5.2 7.4 21.0 7.4 9.8 5.2
United States 11.1 2.4 0.3 1.2 2.7 0.2
Oceania and other countries 3.1 1.2 0.7 0.7 0.7 0.6
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