Table A.1.3
Percentage of the 25- to 64-year-old population that has attained tertiary education, by age group and sex, Canada, provinces and territories, 2011

Table A.1.3 Percentage of the 25- to 64-year-old population that has attained tertiary education, by age group and sex, Canada, provinces and territories, 2011
Table summary
This table displays the results of table a.1.3 percentage of the 25- to 64-year-old population that has attained tertiary education isced 5b (tertiary-type b), isced 5a/6 (tertiary-type a and advanced research programmes), total tertiary, column 1, column 2, column 3, column 4, column 5, column 6, column 7, column 8, column 9, column 10, column 11, column 12, column 13, column 14 and column 15, calculated using percent units of measure (appearing as column headers).
  ISCED 5B (Tertiary-type B) ISCED 5A/6 (Tertiary-type A and Advanced research programmes) Total tertiary
Age group Age group Age group
25 to 64 25 to 34 35 to 44 45 to 54 55 to 64 25 to 64 25 to 34 35 to 44 45 to 54 55 to 64 25 to 64 25 to 34 35 to 44 45 to 54 55 to 64
Column 1 Column 2 Column 3 Column 4 Column 5 Column 6 Column 7 Column 8 Column 9 Column 10 Column 11 Column 12 Column 13 Column 14 Column 15
percent
OECD averageNote 1  
Both sexes 10 10 11 10 8 23 30 25 19 17 32 39 34 28 24
Men 9 10 10 9 8 22 26 24 20 19 30 34 32 28 25
Women 11 12 12 12 9 23 33 26 19 15 33 43 37 29 22
CanadaNote 2  
Both sexes 25 26 26 25 21 27 31 32 23 22 51 57 58 48 43
Men 21 23 22 21 18 26 26 29 23 24 46 49 52 43 41
Women 28 29 31 30 24 28 36 34 23 20 56 65 64 53 44
Newfoundland and Labrador  
Both sexes 21 25 26 20 14 17 24 21 12 13 38 49 47 32 28
Men 17 21 22 15 12 16 18 19 12 14 33 39 42 27 27
Women 24 28 30 24 16 18 30 22 13 12 43 59 52 37 29
Prince Edward Island  
Both sexes 28 31 31 28 22 22 27 28 17 19 50 58 59 46 41
Men 21 27 24 20 14 20 21 26 15 21 41 48 50 35 35
Women 34 35 37 36 30 24 32 30 20 17 58 67 68 56 47
Nova Scotia  
Both sexes 24 25 28 24 19 25 34 28 19 21 49 59 56 43 40
Men 19 23 21 19 13 22 27 25 17 21 41 51 46 35 35
Women 28 27 34 29 24 28 40 31 21 21 56 67 65 51 45
New Brunswick  
Both sexes 28 30 34 26 21 19 26 24 15 15 47 56 57 41 36
Men 25 28 31 23 18 17 20 19 14 15 41 48 50 37 33
Women 30 33 36 29 24 22 31 28 16 15 52 64 64 45 39
Quebec  
Both sexes 23 25 25 23 19 25 31 30 20 19 48 55 55 43 38
Men 20 21 22 19 17 24 26 28 20 22 44 48 50 40 39
Women 26 28 29 27 20 25 35 32 20 17 51 63 60 47 37
Ontario  
Both sexes 28 30 29 28 24 30 34 35 27 24 58 64 64 55 48
Men 25 29 26 24 21 29 29 33 27 27 54 58 58 52 48
Women 31 32 32 32 26 31 38 38 26 22 62 70 70 58 48
Manitoba  
Both sexes 23 22 25 26 20 23 26 24 19 21 46 49 49 45 42
Men 20 20 23 22 15 21 21 21 20 22 41 41 44 41 37
Women 27 25 27 31 25 25 32 27 19 21 52 56 54 50 46
Saskatchewan  
Both sexes 17 15 19 18 17 21 26 25 16 17 38 41 43 34 34
Men 10 11 13 10 9 18 20 22 15 16 29 31 34 25 26
Women 24 20 25 26 25 23 32 28 16 17 47 52 52 42 42
Alberta  
Both sexes 22 21 23 23 21 25 27 29 20 21 47 48 53 44 41
Men 17 16 18 17 16 23 22 28 20 21 40 38 46 37 37
Women 28 26 29 29 26 26 32 30 21 20 54 58 60 51 46
British Columbia  
Both sexes 22 21 24 22 19 28 32 32 25 24 50 52 56 48 43
Men 16 16 18 17 13 27 27 29 24 26 42 43 47 41 40
Women 27 26 30 28 24 29 36 34 26 22 56 62 64 54 46
YukonNote 3  
Both sexes 30 27 34 32 25 26 30 26 24 25 56 57 60 56 49
Men 22 25Note E: Use with caution 23Note E: Use with caution 27 12Note E: Use with caution 24 23Note E: Use with caution 28Note E: Use with caution 20Note E: Use with caution 26 46 48 51 47 38
Women 37 30 42 38 38 28 36 25Note E: Use with caution 28 23Note E: Use with caution 65 66 67 65 61
Northwest TerritoriesNote 3  
Both sexes 27 27 31 24 23 22 24 21Note E: Use with caution 20 22Note E: Use with caution 48 51 53 43 45
Men 20 27 22 15Note E: Use with caution 14Note E: Use with caution 21 22 22Note E: Use with caution 18Note E: Use with caution 25Note E: Use with caution 42 49 44 33 39
Women 33 27 40 33 32 22 26 21Note E: Use with caution 21Note E: Use with caution 18Note E: Use with caution 55 53 61 54 51
NunavutNote 3  
Both sexes 18 14 21 18Note E: Use with caution 21Note E: Use with caution 13 15 11 11 17Note E: Use with caution 31 29 33 29 38
Men 15 10Note E: Use with caution 19 17Note E: Use with caution Note x: suppressed to meet the confidentiality requirements of the Statistics Act 13 15Note E: Use with caution 11Note E: Use with caution Note x: suppressed to meet the confidentiality requirements of the Statistics Act 20Note E: Use with caution 28 25 30 27 37
Women 21 17 24 18Note E: Use with caution 27Note E: Use with caution 13 16Note E: Use with caution 11Note E: Use with caution 13Note E: Use with caution Note x: suppressed to meet the confidentiality requirements of the Statistics Act 34 33 35 31Note E: Use with caution 40Note E: Use with caution
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