Table D.6.6
DistributionNote 1 of the population aged 25 to 64, by sex and highest certificate, diploma or degreeNote 2, Canada, provinces and territories, 2011

Table D.6.6 Distribution of the population aged 25 to 64, by sex and highest certificate, diploma or degree, Canada, provinces and territories, 2011
Table summary
This table displays the results of Table D.6.6 Distribution of the population aged 25 to 64. The information is grouped by Highest certificate, diploma or degree (appearing as row headers), Population, calculated using number and percentage distribution units of measure (appearing as column headers).
Highest certificate, diploma or degree Population
number percentage distribution
Canada  
Both sexes  
No certificate, diploma or degree 2,330,575 13
High school diploma or equivalent 4,270,660 23
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 2,218,805 12
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 3,913,710 21
University certificate or diploma below bachelor level Note 3 894,750 5
University certificate, diploma or degree at bachelor level or above 4,755,420 26
Total 18,383,920 100
Male  
No certificate, diploma or degree 1,238,845 14
High school diploma or equivalent 2,049,355 23
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 1,435,395 16
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 1,674,815 19
University certificate or diploma below bachelor level Note 3 385,980 4
University certificate, diploma or degree at bachelor level or above 2,200,000 24
Total 8,984,390 100
Female  
No certificate, diploma or degree 1,091,730 12
High school diploma or equivalent 2,221,310 24
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 783,410 8
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 2,238,895 24
University certificate or diploma below bachelor level Note 3 508,770 5
University certificate, diploma or degree at bachelor level or above 2,555,420 27
Total 9,399,530 100
Newfoundland and Labrador  
Both sexes  
No certificate, diploma or degree 60,005 20
High school diploma or equivalent 61,845 21
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 44,720 15
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 70,710 24
University certificate or diploma below bachelor level Note 3 9,405 3
University certificate, diploma or degree at bachelor level or above 48,550 16
Total 295,245 100
Male  
No certificate, diploma or degree 30,250 21
High school diploma or equivalent 27,760 20
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 28,855 20
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 29,865 21
University certificate or diploma below bachelor level Note 3 4,025 3
University certificate, diploma or degree at bachelor level or above 21,000 15
Total 141,750 100
Female  
No certificate, diploma or degree 29,755 19
High school diploma or equivalent 34,085 22
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 15,865 10
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 40,845 27
University certificate or diploma below bachelor level Note 3 5,385 4
University certificate, diploma or degree at bachelor level or above 27,555 18
Total 153,490 100
Prince Edward Island  
Both sexes  
No certificate, diploma or degree 10,630 14
High school diploma or equivalent 18,130 24
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 8,800 12
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 18,965 25
University certificate or diploma below bachelor level Note 3 2,770 4
University certificate, diploma or degree at bachelor level or above 15,720 21
Total 75,015 100
Male  
No certificate, diploma or degree 6,575 18
High school diploma or equivalent 8,895 25
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 5,790 16
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 7,035 20
University certificate or diploma below bachelor level Note 3 900 3
University certificate, diploma or degree at bachelor level or above 6,805 19
Total 36,000 100
Female  
No certificate, diploma or degree 4,055 10
High school diploma or equivalent 9,235 24
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 3,010 8
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 11,930 31
University certificate or diploma below bachelor level Note 3 1,865 5
University certificate, diploma or degree at bachelor level or above 8,915 23
Total 39,010 100
Nova Scotia  
Both sexes  
No certificate, diploma or degree 74,225 15
High school diploma or equivalent 110,275 22
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 66,520 13
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 117,130 23
University certificate or diploma below bachelor level Note 3 20,940 4
University certificate, diploma or degree at bachelor level or above 118,905 23
Total 507,995 100
Male  
No certificate, diploma or degree 40,735 17
High school diploma or equivalent 52,850 22
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 42,990 18
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 47,770 20
University certificate or diploma below bachelor level Note 3 8,295 3
University certificate, diploma or degree at bachelor level or above 50,795 21
Total 243,435 100
Female  
No certificate, diploma or degree 33,490 13
High school diploma or equivalent 57,430 22
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 23,530 9
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 69,360 26
University certificate or diploma below bachelor level Note 3 12,645 5
University certificate, diploma or degree at bachelor level or above 68,105 26
Total 264,560 100
New Brunswick  
Both sexes  
No certificate, diploma or degree 70,180 17
High school diploma or equivalent 111,465 27
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 52,465 13
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 92,950 22
University certificate or diploma below bachelor level Note 3 12,910 3
University certificate, diploma or degree at bachelor level or above 78,865 19
Total 418,835 100
Male  
No certificate, diploma or degree 37,840 19
High school diploma or equivalent 53,505 26
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 34,430 17
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 39,365 19
University certificate or diploma below bachelor level Note 3 4,810 2
University certificate, diploma or degree at bachelor level or above 33,520 16
Total 203,460 100
Female  
No certificate, diploma or degree 32,340 15
High school diploma or equivalent 57,965 27
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 18,040 8
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 53,585 25
University certificate or diploma below bachelor level Note 3 8,105 4
University certificate, diploma or degree at bachelor level or above 45,345 21
Total 215,375 100
Quebec  
Both sexes  
No certificate, diploma or degree 645,710 15
High school diploma or equivalent 853,175 20
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 825,665 19
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 801,910 18
University certificate or diploma below bachelor level Note 3 224,955 5
University certificate, diploma or degree at bachelor level or above 1,018,710 23
Total 4,370,130 100
Male  
No certificate, diploma or degree 343,930 16
High school diploma or equivalent 401,470 19
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 489,265 23
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 356,770 17
University certificate or diploma below bachelor level Note 3 94,840 4
University certificate, diploma or degree at bachelor level or above 473,745 22
Total 2,160,025 100
Female  
No certificate, diploma or degree 301,780 14
High school diploma or equivalent 451,705 20
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 336,400 15
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 445,140 20
University certificate or diploma below bachelor level Note 3 130,120 6
University certificate, diploma or degree at bachelor level or above 544,965 25
Total 2,210,105 100
Ontario  
Both sexes  
No certificate, diploma or degree 769,575 11
High school diploma or equivalent 1,702,160 24
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 546,570 8
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 1,654,400 24
University certificate or diploma below bachelor level Note 3 318,130 5
University certificate, diploma or degree at bachelor level or above 2,028,055 29
Total 7,018,880 100
Male  
No certificate, diploma or degree 398,420 12
High school diploma or equivalent 820,675 24
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 365,350 11
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 713,700 21
University certificate or diploma below bachelor level Note 3 144,040 4
University certificate, diploma or degree at bachelor level or above 946,035 28
Total 3,388,225 100
Female  
No certificate, diploma or degree 371,150 10
High school diploma or equivalent 881,485 24
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 181,210 5
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 940,700 26
University certificate or diploma below bachelor level Note 3 174,090 5
University certificate, diploma or degree at bachelor level or above 1,082,020 30
Total 3,630,655 100
Manitoba  
Both sexes  
No certificate, diploma or degree 107,020 17
High school diploma or equivalent 159,495 26
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 66,205 11
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 120,155 19
University certificate or diploma below bachelor level Note 3 29,485 5
University certificate, diploma or degree at bachelor level or above 141,580 23
Total 623,940 100
Male  
No certificate, diploma or degree 59,750 19
High school diploma or equivalent 78,195 25
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 41,870 14
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 50,685 17
University certificate or diploma below bachelor level Note 3 12,895 4
University certificate, diploma or degree at bachelor level or above 63,485 21
Total 306,885 100
Female  
No certificate, diploma or degree 47,270 15
High school diploma or equivalent 81,300 26
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 24,325 8
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 69,470 22
University certificate or diploma below bachelor level Note 3 16,590 5
University certificate, diploma or degree at bachelor level or above 78,095 25
Total 317,060 100
Saskatchewan  
Both sexes  
No certificate, diploma or degree 81,560 15
High school diploma or equivalent 144,475 27
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 74,850 14
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 100,900 19
University certificate or diploma below bachelor level Note 3 23,750 4
University certificate, diploma or degree at bachelor level or above 103,940 20
Total 529,480 100
Male  
No certificate, diploma or degree 47,275 18
High school diploma or equivalent 74,645 28
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 49,715 19
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 36,200 14
University certificate or diploma below bachelor level Note 3 9,685 4
University certificate, diploma or degree at bachelor level or above 45,670 17
Total 263,195 100
Female  
No certificate, diploma or degree 34,290 13
High school diploma or equivalent 69,830 26
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 25,140 9
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 64,700 24
University certificate or diploma below bachelor level Note 3 14,060 5
University certificate, diploma or degree at bachelor level or above 58,260 22
Total 266,280 100
Alberta  
Both sexes  
No certificate, diploma or degree 250,265 12
High school diploma or equivalent 484,725 24
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 249,160 12
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 435,355 21
University certificate or diploma below bachelor level Note 3 95,150 5
University certificate, diploma or degree at bachelor level or above 520,675 26
Total 2,035,330 100
Male  
No certificate, diploma or degree 134,645 13
High school diploma or equivalent 232,685 23
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 184,955 18
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 186,075 18
University certificate or diploma below bachelor level Note 3 40,740 4
University certificate, diploma or degree at bachelor level or above 244,175 24
Total 1,023,275 100
Female  
No certificate, diploma or degree 115,620 11
High school diploma or equivalent 252,040 25
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 64,205 6
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 249,275 25
University certificate or diploma below bachelor level Note 3 54,415 5
University certificate, diploma or degree at bachelor level or above 276,495 27
Total 1,012,055 100
British Columbia  
Both sexes  
No certificate, diploma or degree 247,390 10
High school diploma or equivalent 614,590 25
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 277,125 11
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 488,905 20
University certificate or diploma below bachelor level Note 3 155,475 6
University certificate, diploma or degree at bachelor level or above 668,130 27
Total 2,451,615 100
Male  
No certificate, diploma or degree 132,000 11
High school diploma or equivalent 293,740 25
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 186,985 16
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 202,165 17
University certificate or diploma below bachelor level Note 3 65,040 5
University certificate, diploma or degree at bachelor level or above 309,530 26
Total 1,189,460 100
Female  
No certificate, diploma or degree 115,390 9
High school diploma or equivalent 320,850 25
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 90,135 7
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 286,735 23
University certificate or diploma below bachelor level Note 3 90,435 7
University certificate, diploma or degree at bachelor level or above 358,600 28
Total 1,262,155 100
Yukon  
Both sexes  
No certificate, diploma or degree 2,490 12
High school diploma or equivalent 4,160 21
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 2,670 13
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 4,740 23
University certificate or diploma below bachelor level Note 3 925 5
University certificate, diploma or degree at bachelor level or above 5,215 26
Total 20,200 100
Male  
No certificate, diploma or degree 1,525 16
High school diploma or equivalent 1,965 20
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 1,955 20
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 1,860 19
University certificate or diploma below bachelor level Note 3 360 4
University certificate, diploma or degree at bachelor level or above 2,135 22
Total 9,795 100
Female  
No certificate, diploma or degree 965 9
High school diploma or equivalent 2,195 21
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 715 7
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 2,885 28
University certificate or diploma below bachelor level Note 3 565 5
University certificate, diploma or degree at bachelor level or above 3,085 30
Total 10,410 100
Northwest Territories  
Both sexes  
No certificate, diploma or degree 4,960 22
High school diploma or equivalent 4,390 19
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 2,640 11
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 5,170 22
University certificate or diploma below bachelor level Note 3 615 3
University certificate, diploma or degree at bachelor level or above 5,210 23
Total 22,985 100
Male  
No certificate, diploma or degree 2,660 23
High school diploma or equivalent 2,080 18
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 2,110 18
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 2,240 19
University certificate or diploma below bachelor level Note 3 240 2
University certificate, diploma or degree at bachelor level or above 2,260 19
Total 11,590 100
Female  
No certificate, diploma or degree 2,295 20
High school diploma or equivalent 2,310 20
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 530 5
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 2,930 26
University certificate or diploma below bachelor level Note 3 380 3
University certificate, diploma or degree at bachelor level or above 2,950 26
Total 11,395 100
Nunavut  
Both sexes  
No certificate, diploma or degree 6,570 46
High school diploma or equivalent 1,775 12
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 1,425 10
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 2,425 17
University certificate or diploma below bachelor level Note 3 230 2
University certificate, diploma or degree at bachelor level or above 1,860 13
Total 14,280 100
Male  
No certificate, diploma or degree 3,240 44
High school diploma or equivalent 890 12
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 1,135 16
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 1,080 15
University certificate or diploma below bachelor level Note 3 110 2
University certificate, diploma or degree at bachelor level or above 830 11
Total 7,290 100
Female  
No certificate, diploma or degree 3,325 48
High school diploma or equivalent 880 13
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 300 4
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 1,340 19
University certificate or diploma below bachelor level Note 3 120 2
University certificate, diploma or degree at bachelor level or above 1,030 15
Total 6,990 100
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