Table A.1.1
Distribution of the 25- to 64-year-old population, by highest level of education attained and sex, Canada, provinces and territories, 2015

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Table A.1.1
Distribution of the 25- to 64-year-old population, by highest level of education attained and sex, Canada, provinces and territories, 2015
Table summary
This table displays the results of Distribution of the 25- to 64-year-old population Pre-primary and primary, Lower secondary, Upper secondary education, Post-secondary non-tertiary, Tertiary education, All levels of education, Short cycle tertiary, Bachelor's or equivalent and Master's, doctoral or equivalent, calculated using percent units of measure (appearing as column headers).
  Pre-primary and primary Lower secondary Upper secondary education Post-secondary non-tertiaryTable A.1.1 Note 1 Tertiary education All levels of education
Short cycle tertiary Bachelor's or equivalent Master's, doctoral or equivalent
percent
OECD averageTable A.1.1 Note 2  
Both sexes 9 15 40 5 8 16 12 Note ..: not available for a specific reference period
Men 8 15 42 5 7 15 12 Note ..: not available for a specific reference period
Women 9 14 37 5 8 17 13 Note ..: not available for a specific reference period
CanadaTable A.1.1 Note 3  
Both sexes 2 7 24 11 26 20 9 100
Men 3 8 25 15 22 18 9 100
Women 2 6 23 7 29 22 10 100
Newfoundland and Labrador  
Both sexes 5 10 22 21 24 12 6 100
Men 6 11 22 27 19 11 5 100
Women 4 10 23 15 29 13 7 100
Prince Edward Island  
Both sexes 3 9 26 9 29 17 7 100
Men 4 12 28 13 22 15 6 100
Women 2Note E: Use with caution 6 24 5 36 20 8 100
Nova Scotia  
Both sexes 2 9 22 14 26 17 10 100
Men 3 11 23 19 22 15 9 100
Women 2 7 21 10 31 19 11 100
New Brunswick  
Both sexes 4 9 28 9 30 15 6 100
Men 6 9 28 12 27 12 5 100
Women 3 8 28 6 32 17 6 100
Quebec  
Both sexes 4 8 19 17 24 18 9 100
Men 4 10 20 20 21 17 8 100
Women 4 7 18 15 27 20 9 100
Ontario  
Both sexes 2 6 25 5 29 22 11 100
Men 2 7 26 8 26 20 11 100
Women 2 5 23 3 32 23 11 100
Manitoba  
Both sexes 2 9 29 9 23 20 7 100
Men 3 11 31 13 19 17 7 100
Women 2 7 28 6 27 23 7 100
Saskatchewan  
Both sexes 2 9 30 17 19 17 6 100
Men 2 11 31 22 12 15 6 100
Women 2 6 28 12 26 20 6 100
Alberta  
Both sexes 2 7 27 13 22 20 9 100
Men 2 8 27 20 17 17 8 100
Women 2 6 26 6 27 23 9 100
British Columbia  
Both sexes 1 6 28 11 23 22 9 100
Men 1 6 28 17 18 20 9 100
Women 1 5 28 5 29 23 9 100
Yukon  
Both sexes Note F: too unreliable to be published 8 22 12 26 20 10 100
Men Note x: suppressed to meet the confidentiality requirements of the Statistics Act Note x: suppressed to meet the confidentiality requirements of the Statistics Act 24 17 21 16 10 100
Women Note x: suppressed to meet the confidentiality requirements of the Statistics Act 7Note E: Use with caution 20 Note x: suppressed to meet the confidentiality requirements of the Statistics Act 31 25 11 100
Northwest Territories  
Both sexes 5Note E: Use with caution 13 23 13 23 16 7 100
Men 6Note E: Use with caution 13Note E: Use with caution 21 22 19 13 7Note E: Use with caution 100
Women 4Note E: Use with caution 12 24 5Note E: Use with caution 28 19 8 100
Nunavut  
Both sexes 14 32 14 9 17 8 7 100
Men 14 33 14 12 14 6 7Note E: Use with caution 100
Women 14 30 14 5Note E: Use with caution 20 9 8 100
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