Student debt from all sources, by province of study and level of study1, 2, 3, 4

Frequency: Every 5 years

Table: 37-10-0036-01 (formerly CANSIM 477-0068)

Geography: Canada, Province or territory

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This table displays the results of Student debt from all sources, by province of study and level of study.
The table type is Simple.
The information is grouped by Level of study, Statistics (appearing as row headers).
For the column header, Row 1 is Province of study, Row 2 is Type of debt source, Row 3 is Reference period.
A symbol legend follows the table.
Canada5 (map)
Graduates who owed money for their education to any source (government or non-government)
Level of studyStatistics6, 72000200520102015
College8Percent
Percentage of graduates who owed debt to the source at graduation49454349
Percentage of graduates with large debt at graduation ($25,000 and over)12141620
Dollars
Average debt owed to the source at graduation12,70013,60014,90015,300A
Percent
Percentage of graduates with debt who had paid it off at time of interview20233631
Dollars
Average debt remaining at time of interview for those who still owed10,60011,80012,30013,500A
Bachelor's9Percent
Percentage of graduates who owed debt to the source at graduation53545054
Percentage of graduates with large debt at graduation ($25,000 and over)33374145
Dollars
Average debt owed to the source at graduation20,50022,80026,30028,000A
Percent
Percentage of graduates with debt who had paid it off at time of interview22283434
Dollars
Average debt remaining at time of interview for those who still owed17,10020,40019,80024,000A
Master's10Percent
Percentage of graduates who owed debt to the source at graduation45464446
Percentage of graduates with large debt at graduation ($25,000 and over)30354141
Dollars
Average debt owed to the source at graduation20,30022,80026,60028,000A
Percent
Percentage of graduates with debt who had paid it off at time of interview27324436
Dollars
Average debt remaining at time of interview for those who still owed17,60019,50021,00023,000A
DoctoratePercent
Percentage of graduates who owed debt to the source at graduation45444136
Percentage of graduates with large debt at graduation ($25,000 and over)35394954
Dollars
Average debt owed to the source at graduation23,90025,60041,10033,000A
Percent
Percentage of graduates with debt who had paid it off at time of interview27303632
Dollars
Average debt remaining at time of interview for those who still owed20,60022,50040,200E31,000A

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E use with caution
A data quality: excellent

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.25318/3710003601-eng

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