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Table 7 Working immigrants age 25 to 54 with a university degree who arrived 11 to 15 years ago

  Men Women
1981 1991 2006 1981 1991 2006
Total 28,500 27,700 54,000 11,300 19,300 50,800
  %
Age
25 to 34 18 21 20 25 24 23
35 to 44 56 50 41 59 56 43
45 to 54 26 29 40 16 20 34
Education
Bachelor's 58 71 71 74 79 78
Master's 18 21 22 7 18 18
Doctorate 24 8 7 19 3 3
Mother tongue
English 47 37 16 48 36 18
French 7 4 4 8 5 4
Other 46 58 80 45 59 78
Category of worker
Employee 91 89 91 93 92 93
Self-employed 9 11 9 7 8 7
Region of origin
North America 12 9 3 18 15 4
Central America, South America and Caribbean 6 8 6 8 8 7
Northern and Western Europe 30 19 6 22 14 6
Southern and Eastern Europe 12 8 17 10 7 19
Africa 8 10 11 5 7 8
Southern Asia 12 11 14 8 14 11
Southeast Asia 5 14 10 15 17 18
Eastern Asia 11 15 20 11 15 19
Western Asia 3 5 8 2 3 6
Oceania and other 2 1 3 1 1 2
Visible minority
Yes 40 59 67 45 59 66
No 60 41 33 55 41 34
Metropolitan region
Montréal 16 14 12 17 13 11
Ottawa-Gatineau 7 5 6 7 5 5
Toronto 31 36 42 36 37 43
Calgary 5 6 4 4 5 4
Vancouver 2 11 17 2 14 17
Other 39 27 18 34 27 19
Source: Statistics Canada, Census of Population.