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Table 9.1 Top 5 major fields of study, males 15 years and over with post-secondary qualifications, Nova Scotia, 2006
Major field of study Male
Counts %
Total 180,310 100.0
Mechanic and repair technologies/technicians 25,115 13.9
Business, management, marketing and related support services 22,590 12.5
Construction trades 21,395 11.9
Engineering technologies/technicians 16,720 9.3
Engineering 10,375 5.8
Table 9.2 Top 5 major fields of study, females 15 years and over with post-secondary qualifications, Nova Scotia, 2006
Major field of study Female
Counts %
Total 200,720 100.0
Business, management, marketing and related support services 58,910 29.4
Health professions and related clinical sciences 44,680 22.3
Education 23,115 11.5
Personal and culinary services 11,445 5.7
Family and consumer sciences/human sciences 6,135 3.1

Sources

Figure 9.1

Statistics Canada. 2008. Education Highlight Tables. 2006 Census.
Statistics Canada Catalogue no. 97-560-XWE2006002. Ottawa. Released March 4, 2008.

Figure 9.2

Statistics Canada. 2008. Income and Earnings Highlight Tables. 2006 Census.
Statistics Canada Catalogue no. 97-560-XWE2006002. Ottawa. Released March 4, 2008.

Table 9.1

Statistics Canada. 2008. Labour Force Activity (8), Highest Certificate, Diploma or Degree (14), Major Field of Study - Classification of Instructional Programs, 2000 (73), Age Groups (9) and Sex (3) for the Population 15 Years and Over. 2006 Census.
Statistics Canada Catalogue no. 97-560-XWE2006011. Ottawa. Released March 4, 2008.

Table 9.2

Statistics Canada. 2008. Labour Force Activity (8), Highest Certificate, Diploma or Degree (14), Major Field of Study - Classification of Instructional Programs, 2000 (73), Age Groups (9) and Sex (3) for the Population 15 Years and Over. 2006 Census.
Statistics Canada Catalogue no. 97-560-XCB2006011. Ottawa. Released March 4, 2008.

How to cite

Statistics Canada. 2010. Visual census. 2006 Census. Ottawa. Released December 7, 2010. http://www12.statcan.gc.ca/census-recensement/2006/dp-pd/fs-fi/index.cfm?Lang=ENG&TOPIC_ID=5&PRCODE=12 (accessed October 31, 2014).

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