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Education Statistics, 1996 Census

 Population 15-24 Years by School Attendance



Peel Region Brampton Caledon Mississauga

Number Percent Number Percent Number Percent Number Percent
Total population 15-24 years by school attendance 119,305 100.00 39,180 100.00 5,050 100.00 75,080 100.00
Not attending school 36,800 30.85 13,245 33.81 1,440 28.51 22,110 29.45
Attending school full-time 76,035 63.73 23,790 60.72 3,295 65.25 48,945 65.19
Attending school part-time 6,475 5.43 2,140 5.46 305 6.04 4,025 5.36


Population 15+ years by highest year of schooling


Peel Region Brampton Caledon Mississauga

Number Percent Number Percent Number Percent Number Percent
Total population 15+ years by highest year of schooling 655,005 100.00 203,490 100.00 30,555 100.00 420,955 100.00
Less than Grade 9 52,570 8.03 17,080 8.39 1,820 5.96 33,665 8.00
Grades 9-13 242,050 36.95 83,925 41.24 11,245 36.80 146,875 34.89
    Without secondary school graduation certificate
140,300 57.96 49,085 58.49 6,595 58.65 84,620 57.61
    With secondary school graduation certificate
101,750 42.04 34,845 41.52 4,650 41.35 62,255 42.39
Trades certificate or diploma 21,435 3.27 6,825 3.35 1,210 3.96 13,410 3.19
Other non-university education only 167,660 25.60 54,530 26.80 8,825 28.88 104,300 24.78
    Without certificate or diploma
44,570 26.58 15,215 27.90 2,000 22.66 27,350 26.22
    With certificate or diploma
123,095 73.42 39,320 72.11 6,825 77.34 76,950 73.78
University 171,280 26.15 41,125 20.21 7,455 24.40 122,700 29.15
    Without degree
70,245 41.01 18,690 45.45 2,870 38.50 48,680 39.67
    Without certificate or diploma
35,145 50.03 9,480 50.72 1,495 52.09 24,170 49.65
    With certificate or diploma
35,100 49.97 9,215 49.30 1,380 48.08 24,505 50.34
    With bachelor's degree or higher
101,035 58.99 22,435 54.55 4,585 61.50 74,020 60.33


Males with post secondary qualifications by major field of study


Peel Region Brampton Caledon Mississauga

Number Percent Number Percent Number Percent Number Percent
Total Males with post secondary qualifications by major field of study 145,145 100.00 40,550 100.00 7,305 100.00 97,290 100.00
Educational, recreational and counselling services 5,535 3.81 1,735 4.28 350 4.79 3,450 3.55
Fine and applied arts 5,170 3.56 1,445 3.56 235 3.22 3,495 3.59
Humanities and related fields 5,750 3.96 1,540 3.80 380 5.20 3,835 3.94
Social sciences and related fields
12,315 8.49 3,055 7.53 585 8.01 8,670 8.91
Commerce, management and business administration 29,560 20.37 7,165 17.67 1,170 16.02 21,220 21.81
Agricultural and biological sciences
/technologies
4,940 3.40 1,410 3.48 355 4.86 3,175 3.26
Engineering and applied sciences 15,480 10.67 3,415 8.42 710 9.72 11,355 11.67
Engineering and applied sciences technologies
/trades
53,195 36.65 17,865 44.06 3,055 41.82 32,270 33.17
Health professions, sciences and technologies 4,615 3.18 1,025 2.53 190 2.60 3,400 3.50
Mathematics and physical sciences 8,330 5.74 1,830 4.51 230 3.15 6,270 6.45
No specialization and all other, n.e.c. 245 0.17 65 0.16 40 0.55 135 0.14


Females with post secondary qualifications by major field of study


Peel Region Brampton Caledon Mississauga

Number Percent Number Percent Number Percent Number Percent
Total Females with post secondary qualifications by major field of study 135,520 100.00 37,235 100.00 6,695 100.00 91,595 100.00
Educational, recreational and counselling services 18,355 13.54 5,275 14.17 1,205 18.00 11,870 12.96
Fine and applied arts 9,210 6.80 2,710 7.28 550 8.22 5,950 6.50
Humanities and related fields 9,065 6.69 2,025 5.44 445 6.65 6,600 7.21
Social sciences and related fields 15,545 11.47 4,140 11.12 780 11.65 10,625 11.60
Commerce, management and business administration 43,955 32.43 12,625 33.91 1,905 28.45 29,430 32.13
Agricultural and biological sciences
/technologies
5,760 4.25 1,690 4.54 330 4.93 3,735 4.08
Engineering and applied sciences 2,040 1.51 395 1.06 70 1.05 1,575 1.72
Engineering and applied sciences technologies
/trades
7,380 5.45 2,310 6.20 260 3.88 4,805 5.25
Health professions, sciences and technologies 19,705 14.54 5,075 13.63 1,015 15.16 13,615 14.86
Mathematics and physical sciences 4,290 3.17 920 2.47 125 1.87 3,240 3.54
No specialization
and all other, n.e.c.
220 0.16 70 0.19 10 0.15 140 0.15

* Source: Statistics Canada, 1996 Census

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