Table E.2.3
Distribution of the population aged 15 to 29, by type of institution attended, labour force status and age, Canada, 1995/1996, 2000/2001, 2005/2006, 2010/2011 and 2011/2012

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Table E.2.3
Distribution of the population aged 15 to 29, by type of institution attended, labour force status and age, Canada, 1995/1996, 2000/2001, 2005/2006, 2010/2011 and 2011/2012
Table summary
This table displays the results of distribution of the population aged 15 to 29 age, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29 and total 15 to 29, calculated using percent units of measure (appearing as column headers).
Age
15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 Total 15 to 29
percent
2011/2012  
Non-students 3.0 4.6 7.9 28.1 36.8 43.6 45.2 57.0 65.2 72.8 79.9 83.3 85.7 87.9 89.4 54.1
Non-student employed 0.5 1.6 4.5 19.6 26.7 31.8 33.7 44.5 52.4 59.2 64.3 67.8 71.1 73.2 73.6 42.8
Non-student not in the labour force 2.2 2.2 2.2 4.5 5.0 5.6 6.2 6.4 6.9 7.3 8.8 9.3 9.4 8.8 9.8 6.4
Non-student unemployed Note x: suppressed to meet the confidentiality requirements of the Statistics Act 0.7 1.2 4.0 5.1 6.2 5.4 6.1 6.0 6.4 6.8 6.2 5.3 6.0 5.9 4.9
Students 97.0 95.4 92.0 71.9 63.0 56.0 54.5 42.8 34.2 26.8 19.8 16.3 13.8 11.7 10.4 46.1
University student employed Note x: suppressed to meet the confidentiality requirements of the Statistics Act Note x: suppressed to meet the confidentiality requirements of the Statistics Act 0.7Note E: Use with caution 6.9 10.4 13.4 16.0 15.1 12.3 8.9 6.4 5.5 4.5 3.9 3.5 7.3
University student not in the labour force Note x: suppressed to meet the confidentiality requirements of the Statistics Act Note x: suppressed to meet the confidentiality requirements of the Statistics Act 1.7 14.7 17.6 16.6 16.6 12.8 9.4 7.4 5.8 4.0 2.7 3.0 2.1 7.7
College student employed Note x: suppressed to meet the confidentiality requirements of the Statistics Act 0.6Note E: Use with caution 4.8 10.4 12.4 10.1 8.3 5.8 5.0 4.0 2.4 2.3 2.3 1.2 1.3 4.7
College student not in the labour force 0.4Note E: Use with caution 1Note E: Use with caution 5.5 8.8 9.2 8.1 6.5 4.4 4.0 3.0 2.7 2.2 2.0 1.7Note E: Use with caution 1.2 4.1
Primary/secondary student employed 14.2 25.3 31.0 10.3 3.2 1.1 0.8Note E: Use with caution 0.6Note E: Use with caution 0.4Note E: Use with caution 0.5Note E: Use with caution 0.3Note E: Use with caution Note x: suppressed to meet the confidentiality requirements of the Statistics Act Note x: suppressed to meet the confidentiality requirements of the Statistics Act Note x: suppressed to meet the confidentiality requirements of the Statistics Act Note x: suppressed to meet the confidentiality requirements of the Statistics Act 5.5
Primary/secondary student not in the labour force 74.7 58.2 38.8 13.5 5.0 1.5 0.8Note E: Use with caution 0.5Note E: Use with caution 0.4Note E: Use with caution 0.4Note E: Use with caution 0.4Note E: Use with caution 0.4Note E: Use with caution 0.4Note E: Use with caution Note x: suppressed to meet the confidentiality requirements of the Statistics Act Note F: too unreliable to be published 11.9
OtherNote 1 7.4 10.0 9.4 7.3 5.2 5.2 5.5Note E: Use with caution 3.6 2.6 2.6 1.8 1.9 1.7 1.7 1.8 4.5
Total 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
2010/2011  
Non-students 3.3 4.5 7.9 27.8 35.3 45.0 51.0 57.7 66.7 71.0 80.3 83.4 86.6 89.4 89.5 54.4
Non-student employed 0.9Note E: Use with caution 1.7 4.1 18.9 24.4 33.7 37.5 45.4 52.5 56.6 65.2 67.5 70.4 73.9 74.4 42.8
Non-student not in the labour force 2.0 2.2 2.4 4.6 5.1 5.6 6.8 6.0 7.6 8.1 8.4 8.9 9.5 9.9 9.4 6.5
Non-student unemployed 0.4Note E: Use with caution 0.7 1.4 4.4 5.8 5.7 6.7 6.2 6.6 6.3 6.6 7.0 6.6 5.6 5.7 5.1
Students 96.7 95.5 92.1 72.0 64.4 54.7 48.8 42.0 33.0 28.4 19.2 16.2 13.1 10.3 10.0 45.7
University student employed Note x: suppressed to meet the confidentiality requirements of the Statistics Act Note x: suppressed to meet the confidentiality requirements of the Statistics Act 0.8Note E: Use with caution 7.1 10.5 13.5 14.2 14.6 10.7 9.2 6.7 5.7 4.6 3.8 3.3 7.1
University student not in the labour force Note x: suppressed to meet the confidentiality requirements of the Statistics Act Note x: suppressed to meet the confidentiality requirements of the Statistics Act 2.0 13.6 17.1 17.6 16.6 13.1 11.0 8.2 5.1 3.7 2.8 2.2 2.1 7.8
College student employed Note x: suppressed to meet the confidentiality requirements of the Statistics Act 0.4Note E: Use with caution 5.8 10.6 13.3 9.7 7.3 5.8 4.7 3.9 2.8 2.8 2.3 1.4 1.5 4.8
College student not in the labour force Note x: suppressed to meet the confidentiality requirements of the Statistics Act 0.7Note E: Use with caution 5.2 8.6 8.6 7.0 5.2 4.2 2.9 3.3 1.9 1.8 1.5 1.3 1.2 3.6
Primary/secondary student employed 14.1 28.3 31.8 10.9 3.4 1Note E: Use with caution 0.9 0.5Note E: Use with caution Note x: suppressed to meet the confidentiality requirements of the Statistics Act 0.4Note E: Use with caution Note x: suppressed to meet the confidentiality requirements of the Statistics Act Note x: suppressed to meet the confidentiality requirements of the Statistics Act Note x: suppressed to meet the confidentiality requirements of the Statistics Act Note x: suppressed to meet the confidentiality requirements of the Statistics Act Note x: suppressed to meet the confidentiality requirements of the Statistics Act 5.8
Primary/secondary student not in the labour force 74.8 56.2 37.7 13.7 5.4 1.6 1Note E: Use with caution 0.6 0.6Note E: Use with caution 0.6Note E: Use with caution 0.4Note E: Use with caution Note x: suppressed to meet the confidentiality requirements of the Statistics Act Note x: suppressed to meet the confidentiality requirements of the Statistics Act Note x: suppressed to meet the confidentiality requirements of the Statistics Act Note x: suppressed to meet the confidentiality requirements of the Statistics Act 12.0
OtherNote 1 7.1 9.4 8.9 7.6 6.1 4.4 3.6 3.2 2.7 2.8 2.1 1.8 1.7 1.4 1.4 4.3
Total 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
2005/2006  
Non-students 3.8 6.1 10.8 28.5 37.7 45.7 52.8 59.3 66.7 71.8 81.7 83.9 86.2 88.2 90 54.0
Non-student employed 1.2 2.3 6.7 21.0 27.4 35.2 42.1 48.4 54.9 58.3 66.9 69.4 72.3 74.3 75.7 43.6
Non-student not in the labour force 2.1 2.8 2.5 4.1 5.2 5.1 5.4 6 6.5 7.6 9.2 9.1 9.1 9 9.7 6.2
Non-student unemployed 0.5Note E: Use with caution 1 1.7 3.5 5.1 5.4 5.3 4.9 5.2 5.9 5.6 5.4 4.9 4.8 4.5 4.2
Students 96.2 93.9 89 71.3 62.1 54.1 47.1 40.4 32.9 27.7 18 15.8 13.3 11 9.5 46.1
University student employed Note x: suppressed to meet the confidentiality requirements of the Statistics Act Note x: suppressed to meet the confidentiality requirements of the Statistics Act 0.5Note E: Use with caution 6.3 10.3 12.8 14.4 14.2 10.5 10 5.6 5.3 4.7 4.2 3.2 6.8
University student not in the labour force Note x: suppressed to meet the confidentiality requirements of the Statistics Act Note x: suppressed to meet the confidentiality requirements of the Statistics Act 1.5 11.4 15.4 15.7 15.1 12.3 9.4 7.5 4.6 3.6 2.7Note E: Use with caution 1.8Note E: Use with caution 1.5 6.9
College student employed Note x: suppressed to meet the confidentiality requirements of the Statistics Act 0.4Note E: Use with caution 4.3 11.1 13.0 10.1 6.6 5.7 5.2 3.9 3.3 2.3 2.1 1.6 1.5 4.7
College student not in the labour force 0.5 0.7Note E: Use with caution 3.9 8.0 8.5 7.2 5.1 3.9 4.1 2.6 1.8 2.1 1.5 1.5 1.3Note E: Use with caution 3.5
Primary/secondary student employed 18.6 30.6 35.5 13.8 4.4 1.8 0.9Note E: Use with caution 0.6Note E: Use with caution 0.4Note E: Use with caution 0.5Note E: Use with caution Note x: suppressed to meet the confidentiality requirements of the Statistics Act Note x: suppressed to meet the confidentiality requirements of the Statistics Act Note x: suppressed to meet the confidentiality requirements of the Statistics Act Note x: suppressed to meet the confidentiality requirements of the Statistics Act Note x: suppressed to meet the confidentiality requirements of the Statistics Act 7.2
Primary/secondary student not in the labour force 70.8 53.3 35.6 13.7 5.1 1.6 0.8Note E: Use with caution 0.6Note E: Use with caution 0.5Note E: Use with caution 0.4Note E: Use with caution Note x: suppressed to meet the confidentiality requirements of the Statistics Act 0.4Note E: Use with caution Note x: suppressed to meet the confidentiality requirements of the Statistics Act Note x: suppressed to meet the confidentiality requirements of the Statistics Act Note x: suppressed to meet the confidentiality requirements of the Statistics Act 12.4
OtherNote 1 5.9 8.6 7.7 7.0 5.4 4.9 4.2 3.2 2.7 2.8 2.4 1.9 1.7 1.6 1.6 4.2
Total 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
2000/2001  
Non-students 3.5 4.9 10.9 27.8 40.1 48.6 54.9 61.9 70.4 76.5 83.1 86.3 87.4 88.6 89.6 55.4
Non-student employed 0.9 1.9 6.2 19.3 29.2 35.5 41.9 47.4 56.5 62.1 68.7 70.7 72.6 74.5 73.8 43.9
Non-student not in the labour force 2.2 2.1 2.7 4.2 5.5 6.9 7.4 8.6 8.1 8.9 8.6 9.3 9.8 9.2 10.5 6.9
Non-student unemployed Note x: suppressed to meet the confidentiality requirements of the Statistics Act 0.9 1.9 4.3 5.3 6.1 5.6 5.9 5.8 5.5 5.8 6.4 5 4.9 5.3 4.6
Students 96.5 95.1 89.1 72.0 59.7 51.2 44.7 37.9 29.4 23 16.6 13.4 12.2 10.8 10 44.9
University student employed Note x: suppressed to meet the confidentiality requirements of the Statistics Act Note x: suppressed to meet the confidentiality requirements of the Statistics Act 0.4Note E: Use with caution 3.4 7.0 11.4 12.7 10.9 8.6 6.8 4.2 3.4 3.7 3.3 2.9 5.2
University student not in the labour force Note x: suppressed to meet the confidentiality requirements of the Statistics Act Note x: suppressed to meet the confidentiality requirements of the Statistics Act 0.5 5.5 12.0 12.7 11.9 10.7 8.7 5.6 4.3 2.5 1.8 1.9 1.4Note E: Use with caution 5.3
College student employed Note x: suppressed to meet the confidentiality requirements of the Statistics Act 0.5 3.4 9.1 12.4 10.5 8.3 5.9 4.8 3.9 2.9 3.1 2.2 1.9 2 4.7
College student not in the labour force 0.8 1 4.6 9.6 9.8 8.8 6 5.8 3.4 2.9 2.6 2 1.8 1.3 1.5Note E: Use with caution 4.1
Primary/secondary student employed 17.7 29.8 34.5 20.1 6.6 1.2 0.5Note E: Use with caution 0.6Note E: Use with caution 0.4Note E: Use with caution Note x: suppressed to meet the confidentiality requirements of the Statistics Act Note x: suppressed to meet the confidentiality requirements of the Statistics Act Note x: suppressed to meet the confidentiality requirements of the Statistics Act Note x: suppressed to meet the confidentiality requirements of the Statistics Act Note x: suppressed to meet the confidentiality requirements of the Statistics Act Note x: suppressed to meet the confidentiality requirements of the Statistics Act 7.6
Primary/secondary student not in the labour force 71.7 55.3 37.4 16.9 6.1 2 1.5 0.6Note E: Use with caution 0.6Note E: Use with caution 0.6Note E: Use with caution Note x: suppressed to meet the confidentiality requirements of the Statistics Act 0.4Note E: Use with caution Note x: suppressed to meet the confidentiality requirements of the Statistics Act Note x: suppressed to meet the confidentiality requirements of the Statistics Act Note x: suppressed to meet the confidentiality requirements of the Statistics Act 13.0
OtherNote 1 6 8.4 8.3 7.3 5.8 4.7 3.8 3.5 2.9 2.9 2.2 1.8 2.1 1.9 1.8 4.3
Total 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
1995/1996  
Non-students 2.4 5.2 11 26.6 39.2 49.1 54.5 62.9 71.6 78.3 83.6 85.9 88.9 89.3 91.6 56.9
Non-student employed Note x: suppressed to meet the confidentiality requirements of the Statistics Act 1.3 4.9 15.9 26.8 33.4 38.8 46.1 54.1 60.9 64.2 66.9 68.4 68.3 69.6 42.1
Non-student not in the labour force 1.8 3.1 3.6 5.1 5.3 7.7 7.8 8.9 8.7 9.4 11 10.8 13.2 13.1 13.4 8.3
Non-student unemployed Note x: suppressed to meet the confidentiality requirements of the Statistics Act 0.8 2.6 5.5 7.1 8 7.9 7.9 8.8 8 8.4 8.2 7.3 7.9 8.6 6.5
Students 97.6 94.8 89 73.4 60.7 50.8 45.4 36.7 28.2 21.3 16.1 13.6 10.6 10.3 7.8 43.4
University student employed Note x: suppressed to meet the confidentiality requirements of the Statistics Act Note x: suppressed to meet the confidentiality requirements of the Statistics Act 0.8Note E: Use with caution 3.4 8.1 9.8 11.7 10.3 6.7 5.6 4.3 4.2 2.8 2.9 2.3 4.8
University student not in the labour force Note x: suppressed to meet the confidentiality requirements of the Statistics Act Note x: suppressed to meet the confidentiality requirements of the Statistics Act 1.4 6.6 12.2 14.5 13.9 10.8 8.2 5.8 3.5 2.6 1.5Note E: Use with caution 1.7Note E: Use with caution 1.1Note E: Use with caution 5.5
College student employed Note x: suppressed to meet the confidentiality requirements of the Statistics Act Note x: suppressed to meet the confidentiality requirements of the Statistics Act 4.4 8.0 11.0 8.7 7.6 5.9 4.2 3.2 2.8 2.2 2 1.6 1.3 4.1
College student not in the labour force Note x: suppressed to meet the confidentiality requirements of the Statistics Act 1.1Note E: Use with caution 6.9 10.8 10.7 8.6 6.2 5 5.3 3.2 2.8 2.2 1.7Note E: Use with caution 1.7 1.3 4.4
Primary/secondary student employed 20.1 26.7 28.6 15.6 5.4 1.8 Note F: too unreliable to be published 0.5 0.4Note E: Use with caution Note x: suppressed to meet the confidentiality requirements of the Statistics Act Note x: suppressed to meet the confidentiality requirements of the Statistics Act Note x: suppressed to meet the confidentiality requirements of the Statistics Act Note x: suppressed to meet the confidentiality requirements of the Statistics Act Note x: suppressed to meet the confidentiality requirements of the Statistics Act Note x: suppressed to meet the confidentiality requirements of the Statistics Act 6.5
Primary/secondary student not in the labour force 72.5 60.2 38.1 19.2 6.4 2.3 1.5Note E: Use with caution 1Note E: Use with caution 0.8Note E: Use with caution 0.6Note E: Use with caution Note x: suppressed to meet the confidentiality requirements of the Statistics Act Note x: suppressed to meet the confidentiality requirements of the Statistics Act Note x: suppressed to meet the confidentiality requirements of the Statistics Act 0.5 Note F: too unreliable to be published 13.2
OtherNote 1 4.5 6.4 8.8 9.8 6.8 5.1 4 3.2 2.6 2.7 2.2 2 2.3 1.8 1.3 4.3
Total 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
x suppressed to meet the confidentiality requirements of the Statistics Act
E use with caution
F too unreliable to be published
1. Includes all unemployed students attending an educational institution.
Notes: As of January 2011, Labour Force Survey (LFS) estimates reflect population counts based on the 2006 Census, as well as updates to industry, occupation and geography classification systems. LFS data for 1996 through 2010 have been revised based on these modifications. For more information, please see Improvements to the Labour Force Survey (LFS): The 2011 Revisions of the Labour Force Survey (LFS), Statistics Canada Catalogue no. 71F0031X, published January 28, 2011.
The calculations are based on a monthly average from September to April. The number of students includes full-time and part-time attendance.
LFS estimates for Canada are derived using results from the provinces; the territories are excluded.
Caution should be exercised in interpreting these ratios and differences in ratios between ages and over time, as small estimates may present fairly high sampling variability. Estimates for small geographic areas, small age-groups, or for cross-classified variables will be associated with larger variability.
For a brief description of this indicator, including the methodology, please see the Handbook for the Pan-Canadian Education Indicators Program.
Source: Statistics Canada, Labour Force Survey, data published June 2012.
Updated December 13, 2012.
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