Statistics Canada recently released census data about the educational levels of the Canadian workforce.
Here are the highlights:
- People in Canada with college or university qualifications accounted for nearly 58%, higher than those of other G7 countries – the United States, the United Kingdom, France, Italy, Germany, and Japan.
- The proportion of people in Canada with a bachelor’s degree or higher grew by about 4% from 2016 to 2021.
- Provinces of British Columbia and Ontario experienced the biggest jumps in percentage points from 2016 to 2021 regarding their shares of the population who held degrees.
(Source: Statistics Canada)