Table 5
Skills development and life-long learning, Canadian born and immigrants by period of landing, workers aged 25 to 54

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Skills development and life-long learning, Canadian born and immigrants by period of landing, workers aged 25 to 54
  Canadian born Total landed immigrants Immigrants, landed within previous 5 years Immigrants, landed more than 5 to 10 years earlier Immigrants, landed more than 10 years earlier
  percent
Received on-the-job training in past 12 months 2 , 3 33.2 31.5 35.5 30.5 31.0
Received classroom training in past 12 months 2 , 3 40.6 32.3 1 38.4 36.2 E 30.6 1
Overqualified workers 4 28.1 42.1 1 55.7 1 49.2 1 36.3 1
Overqualified university-educated workers 4 40.5 60.1 1 67.8 1 62.9 1 54.8 1
1.
Significantly different from the respective Canadian-born value (p<0.05).
2.
Employees only (i.e., self-employed excluded).
3.
Workplace and Employee Survey, 2005.
4.
Non-management occupations
Source(s):
Statistics Canada, Labour Force Survey 2008 (unless otherwise noted).
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