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Table E.1.1
Participation rate in education, by education level and age, Canada, 1996/1997 and 2006/2007

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  Age
15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29
percentage
1996/1997  
Primary/Secondary 97 93 76 40 15 5 3 2 1 1 1 x 1 1 1
University x x 2 11 21 25 26 22 18 12 8 7 6 4 3
College x 1 10 20 23 18 15 11 11 7 6 4 4 3 3
Total 97 94 88 72 59 48 44 35 29 20 15 11 10 8 7
2006/2007  
Primary/Secondary 95 93 77 28 9 3 2 1 1 1 1 x x 1 x
University x x 2 19 27 28 32 28 21 15 12 9 8 6 5
College 1 1 9 20 23 18 12 11 8 7 5 5 4 3 3
Total 96 95 88 66 59 49 46 39 31 23 18 14 12 10 8
x suppressed to meet the confidentiality requirements of the Statistics Act
Note: The participation rate is based on a monthly average from September to April.
Data source: Labour Force Survey, Statistics Canada.
Table source: Statistics Canada and Council of Ministers of Education, Canada. 2007. Education indicators in Canada: Report of the Pan-Canadian Education Indicators Program. Catalogue no. 81-582-XIE. Ottawa.
Updated June 16, 2008.