Highest certificate, diploma or degree is the classification used in the census to measure the broader concept of 'Educational attainment.'
This variable refers to the highest level of education that a person has successfully completed and is derived from the educational qualifications questions, which asked for all certificates, diplomas and degrees to be reported.
Total - Highest certificate, diploma or degree
No certificate, diploma or degree
Secondary (high) school diploma or equivalency certificate
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma
University certificate or diploma below the bachelor level
University certificate, diploma or degree at bachelor level or above