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Huron 2016 Total - Highest certificate; diploma or degree for the population aged 15 years and over in private households - 25% sample data 47870 23630 24235
Huron 2016 No certificate; diploma or degree 11740 6470 5270
Huron 2016 Secondary (high) school diploma or equivalency certificate 13785 6780 7005
Huron 2016 Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 4590 3400 1195
Huron 2016 College; CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 11625 4555 7075
Huron 2016 University certificate or diploma below bachelor level 835 350 485
Huron 2016 University certificate; diploma or degree at bachelor level or above 5295 2080 3215
Huron 2016 Bachelor's degree 3745 1375 2375
Perth 2016 Total - Highest certificate; diploma or degree for the population aged 15 years and over in private households - 25% sample data 61425 30075 31355
Perth 2016 No certificate; diploma or degree 14665 7745 6920
Perth 2016 Secondary (high) school diploma or equivalency certificate 18980 9345 9640
Perth 2016 Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 4720 3595 1125
Perth 2016 College; CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 13650 5455 8195
Perth 2016 University certificate or diploma below bachelor level 1065 470 595
Perth 2016 University certificate; diploma or degree at bachelor level or above 8350 3460 4885
Perth 2016 Bachelor's degree 5845 2335 3510
Huron 2011 Total population aged 15 years and over by highest certificate; diploma or degree 47815 23495 24320
Huron 2011  No certificate; diploma or degree 12585 6820 5765
Huron 2011  High school diploma or equivalent 13570 6430 7140
Huron 2011  Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 5130 3510 1625
Huron 2011  College; CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 10520 4190 6330
Huron 2011  University certificate or diploma below bachelor level 1000 420 580
Huron 2011   Bachelors degree 3310 1250 2055
Huron 2011   University certificate; diploma or degree above bachelor level 1700 880 825
Perth 2011 Total population aged 15 years and over by highest certificate; diploma or degree 59820 29165 30655
Perth 2011  No certificate; diploma or degree 15535 8100 7430
Perth 2011  High school diploma or equivalent 17875 8265 9610
Perth 2011  Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 5835 4115 1715
Perth 2011  College; CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 11890 4940 6950
Perth 2011  University certificate or diploma below bachelor level 1280 655 625
Perth 2011   Bachelors degree 4970 1965 3005
Perth 2011   University certificate; diploma or degree above bachelor level 2445 1125 1320

 

Data Source

Statistics Canada

Measurement and Limitations

Every five years Statistics Canada carries out a census of the people of Canada. On May 10, 2016 a census was performed. All Canadian citizens and landed immigrants with a usual place of residence in Canada were counted. As well, non-permanent residents were counted. This includes: refugee claimants and their family living in Canada, as well as, permit holders (work or study permits) and members of their family living with them.

Secondary (high) school or equivalency certificate Includes only people who have this as their highest educational qualification. It excludes persons with a postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree.

Trades certificate or diploma other than Certificate of Apprenticeship includes trades certificates or diplomas such as pre-employment or vocational certificates and diplomas from brief trade programs completed at community colleges, institutes of technology, vocational centres and similar institutions.

Certificate of Apprenticeship or Certificate of Qualification also includes Journeyperson's designations.

Based on 25% sample.

See: Census page

Patterns and Trends

The proportions of the population at each level of education are quite similar for Perth and Huron. Compared to Ontario as a whole,whereas these two counties have simlar proportions of persons with only a secondary school diploma, a higher proportion have no certificate, diploma or degree. Whereas these two counties have a lower proportion person with a bachelor degree, they have a higher proportion of persons with an apprenticeship or trades certificate. Perth and Huron have lower proportions of persons with advanced degrees compare to the province as a whole.

 

 
 
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