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
High school diploma or equivalent
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma
University certificate or diploma below bachelor level
University certificate, diploma or degree above bachelor level (also including Degree in medicine, dentistry, veterinary medicine or optometry; Master's degree; and Earned doctorate)