Table 11
Highest level of educational attainment of women aged 15 years and over, by Aboriginal identity, Canada, 2006

Table 11
Highest level of educational attainment of women aged 15 years and over, by Aboriginal identity, Canada, 2006
Table summary
This table displays the results of Highest level of educational attainment of women aged 15 years and over. The information is grouped by Level of education, 15 years and over, 15 to 24 years old, 25 years and over, 25 to 54 years old, 55 years and over appearing as row headers and is grouped by Aboriginal, First Nations, Métis, Inuit, Non-Aboriginal appearing as column headers, calculated using percentage as a unit of measure.
Level of education Aboriginal First
Nations
Métis Inuit Non-Aboriginal
percentage
15 years and over 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
No certificate, diploma or degree 41.2 45.6 32.3 60.0 22.8
High school certificate or equivalent 22.9 21.1 26.8 14.5 26.8
Appenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 8.2 7.4 9.6 6.6 7.6
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 17.2 15.8 19.8 13.5 19.2
University certificate or diploma below bachelor level 3.4 3.6 3.4 2.0 5.0
University certificate, diploma or degree at bachelor's level or above 7.1 6.6 8.1 3.5 18.5
15 to 24 years old 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
No certificate, diploma or degree 59.9 65.8 48.0 75.2 36.1
High school certificate or equivalent 27.4 24.4 34.1 16.7 36.7
Appenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 2.8 2.4 3.4 2.5 3.5
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 6.7 5.2 9.3 4.6 12.8
University certificate or diploma below bachelor level 1.0 0.9 1.3 0.2 2.4
University certificate, diploma or degree at bachelor's level or above 2.2 1.3 3.9 0.9 8.5
25 years and over 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
No certificate, diploma or degree 35.1 38.8 27.2 53.2 20.5
High school certificate or equivalent 21.4 19.9 24.5 13.4 25.0
Appenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 10.0 9.1 11.5 8.4 8.4
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 20.6 19.3 23.2 17.5 20.4
University certificate or diploma below bachelor level 4.2 4.4 4.1 2.8 5.5
University certificate, diploma or degree at bachelor's level or above 8.7 8.4 9.4 4.6 20.3
25 to 54 years old 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
No certificate, diploma or degree 29.6 33.6 21.0 48.6 11.4
High school certificate or equivalent 23.1 21.8 26.3 14.3 24.5
Appenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 10.3 9.3 11.9 9.0 8.9
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 22.9 21.4 26.0 19.9 23.9
University certificate or diploma below bachelor level 4.5 4.7 4.3 3.0 5.4
University certificate, diploma or degree at bachelor's level or above 9.5 9.1 10.6 5.1 25.9
55 years and over 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
No certificate, diploma or degree 54.2 57.1 49.0 73.4 35.6
High school certificate or equivalent 15.2 13.4 18.3 9.6 25.9
Appenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 8.9 8.3 10.3 6.1 7.4
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 12.6 12.1 13.6 6.8 14.5
University certificate or diploma below bachelor level 3.4 3.4 3.4 1.6 5.6
University certificate, diploma or degree at bachelor's level or above 5.7 5.7 5.5 2.4 10.9
Source: Statistics Canada, Census of Population, 2006.
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