Statistics Canada
Symbol of the Government of Canada

(Note: Content area on this page may be wider than usual.)

Warning View the most recent version.

Archived Content

Information identified as archived is provided for reference, research or recordkeeping purposes. It is not subject to the Government of Canada Web Standards and has not been altered or updated since it was archived. Please contact us to request a format other than those available.

Table 11
Proportion of the First Nations people and Registered Indians aged 25 to 64 living on and off reserve by level of educational attainment, Canada, 2006
First Nations/Registered Indians Less than high school High school diploma Trades certificate College diploma University certificate or diploma below bachelor level University degree
First Nations people living1 on reserve 50 15 13 14 4 4
First Nations people living1 off reserve 30 24 14 20 4 9
Registered Indians2 living on reserve 50 15 13 14 4 4
Registered Indians2 living off reserve 31 23 13 19 4 9


  1. Includes persons who reported a North American Indian identity only.
  2. Includes persons who reported being Registered or Treaty Indians as defined by the Indian Act of Canada, regardless of their Aboriginal identity.
Source: Statistics Canada, Census of Population, 2006.