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Learning 2008 Supplementary

Learning: 2008 Archive - Supplementary Information

Education and prosperity are closely linked.

4-1 Proportion of the Population (15+) with a Post-Secondary Education

Proportion of the Population (15+) with a Post-Secondary Education Learning Supplemental Graphs 2008 98 (2).jpg

 

 

 

 19902000200120022003200420052006
Waterloo Region30.938.240.641.944.241.44547.4
Ontario33.243.144.745.646.446.948.749.9
Canada32.742.844.345.146.146.64848

Source: Statistics Canada, Labour Force Survey

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4-2 Adult Prose Literacy Scores, 2003

Adult Prose Literacy Scores, 2003 Learning Supplemental Graphs 2008 98 (3).jpg

 2006
Waterloo Region279
Ontario270
Canada272

Source: Canadian Council on Learning, based on International Adult Literacy and Skills Survey 2003

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4-3 % Homes with Access to the Internet

%Homes with Access to the Internet Learning Supplemental Graphs 2008 98 (4).jpg

 20052007
Waterloo Region6873.5
Ontario66.570.9
Canada60.968.6

*Note: 2005 represents age 18 and older; 2007 represents age 16 and older

Source: Statistics Canada, Cansim Table 358-0122

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4-4 Aboriginal High School Completion Rates for persons 15 and over

Aboriginal High School Completion Rates for persons 15 and over Learning Supplemental Graphs 2008 98 (5).jpg

 20012006
Waterloo Region67.666.1
Ontario57.062.4
Canada52.056.3

Source: : For 2001 data. Statistics Canada. Census 2001. Topic-based-tabulations, For 2006 data. Statistics Canada. Aboriginal Population Profile.

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1-5 Vital Signs® Canada Original Data Sources

1-6 Vital Signs® Canada Original Data Sources - Where Waterloo Region Stands

IV-1: Adult literacy Scores

 Prose ScoreDocument ScoreNumeracy ScoreProblem Solving Score
Kitchener CMA281280270276

The average adult literacy score for prose in Kitchener was 281 in 2003.This score was 4.0 per cent above the provincial average (270) and 3.2 per cent about the national average (272).

Source: Canadian Council on Learning, based on International Adult Literacy and Skills Survey 2003
http://data.ccl-cca.ca/TableViewer/tableView.aspx?ReportId=22&CS_Chosenlang=en

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IV-2-b Proportion of the Population with Postsecondary Education

 20012006Percentage point change 2001-2006Percentage change 2001-2006
Kitchener CMA42.648.05.412.6

In Kitchener, 48.0 per cent of the population (15 years and over) in 2006 had completed postsecondary education (university degree, post-secondary certificate or diploma), 5.4 per cent lower than the national average (50.7) and 5.9 per cent lower than the provincial average (51.0).

Source:Statistics Canada, Census 2001 and 2006, Topic-based Tabulations.
For 2001:
http://www12.statcan.ca/english/census01/products/standard/themes/RetrieveProductTable.cfm?Temporal=2001&PID=55517&APATH=3&GID=431515&METH=1&PTYPE=55430&THEME=51&FOCUS=0&AID=0&PLACENAME=0&PROVINCE=0&SEARCH=0&GC=99&GK=NA&VID=0&VNAMEE=&VNAMEF=&FL=0&RL=0&FREE=0
For 2006:
http://www12.statcan.ca/english/census06/data/topics/RetrieveProductTable.cfm?TPL=RETR&ALEVEL=3&APATH=3&CATNO=&DETAIL=0&DIM=&DS=99&FL=0&FREE=0&GAL=0&GC=99&GK=NA&GRP=1&IPS=&METH=0&ORDER=1&PID=93609&PTYPE=88971&RL=0&S=1&ShowAll=No&StartRow=1&SUB=0&Temporal=2006&Theme=75&VID=0&VNAMEE=&VNAMEF=

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IV-3-a: Proportion of the Population (15 years and over) that have not Completed High School

 199020002001200220032004200520062007Percentage point change 1990-2007Percentage change 1990-2007
Kitchener CMA39.629.928.128.926.526.124.224.322.2-17.4-44.0

In 2007, 22.2 per cent of people aged 15 and over in Kitchener had not graduated from high school. This was down 17.4 percentage points from 1990. The Kitchener rate in 2007 was 1.6 percentage points above the rate for Ontario and the same as the Canada-wide rate.

Source: Statistics Canada, Labour Force Survey by special request, program A050705

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IV-3- b High School non-completion Rate

 20012006Percentage point change 2001-2006Percentage change 2001-2006
Kitchener CMA33.023.8-9.2-27.8

In Kitchener, 23.8 per cent of the population (15 years and over) in 2006 had not completed high school. This is equal to the national average (23.8) and 7.2 per cent higher than the provincial average (22.2).

Source:Statistics Canada, Census 2001 and 2006, Topic-based Tabulations
For 2001:
http://www12.statcan.ca/english/census01/products/standard/themes/RetrieveProductTable.cfm?Temporal=2001&PID=55517&APATH=3&GID=431515&METH=1&PTYPE=55430&THEME=51&FOCUS=0&AID=0&PLACENAME=0&PROVINCE=0&SEARCH=0&GC=99&GK=NA&VID=0&VNAMEE=&VNAMEF=&FL=0&RL=0&FREE=0
For 2006:
http://www12.statcan.ca/english/census06/data/topics/RetrieveProductTable.cfm?TPL=RETR&ALEVEL=3&APATH=3&CATNO=&DETAIL=0&DIM=&DS=99&FL=0&FREE=0&GAL=0&GC=99&GK=NA&GRP=1&IPS=&METH=0&ORDER=1&PID=93609&PTYPE=88971&RL=0&S=1&ShowAll=No&StartRow=1&SUB=0&Temporal=2006&Theme=75&VID=0&VNAMEE=&VNAMEF=

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IV-4 CCL Learning Index

 200620072008Absolute Change, 2006-2008Per Cent Change, 2006-2008
Kitchener CMA7785891215.6

According to the 2008 Composite Learning Index, the overall index score for Kitchener was 89, up 4.7 per cent from 85 in 2007. The 2008 score was 15.6 per cent higher than the national score (77) and 11.3 per cent higher than the Ontario score (80).

Source: Canadian Council on Learning (CCL), CMA and CA data are by speical request. Data for Oakville are from the CCL website.

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IV-6: Aboriginal High School Completion Rates

 Total Aboriginal population 15 years and overHigh school graduation certificate or higherProportion of Aboriginal Population With High School Certificate or MoreTotal Aboriginal population 15 years and overAt least one certificate, diploma or degreeProportion of Aboriginal Population With at Least One Certificate, Diploma or Degree
Kitchener CMA2,2251,50567.63,4102,25566.1

The aboriginal high school completion rate for those aged 15 and over in Kitchener was 66.1 per cent in 2006, having decreased 2.2 per cent from 67.6 per cent in 2001. The rate was 17 per cent higher than the national rate for Aboriginals (56.3 per cent) and 6 per cent higher than the rate for Ontario (62.4 per cent).

Source:Statistics Canada. Census 2001. Topic-based-tabulations.
http://www12.statcan.ca/english/census01/products/standard/themes/RetrieveProductTable.cfm?Temporal=2001&PID=73631&APATH=3&METH=1&PTYPE=55496&THEME=45&FOCUS=0&AID=0&PLACENAME=0&PROVINCE=0&SEARCH=0&GC=99&GK=NA&VID=0&VNAMEE=&VNAMEF=&FL=0&RL=0&FREE=0&GID=517809
For 2006 data. Statistics Canada. Aboriginal Population Profile.:
http://www12.statcan.ca/english/census06/data/profiles/aboriginal/Details/Page.cfm?Lang=E&Geo1=PR&Code1=01&Geo2=PR&Code2=01&Data=Count&SearchText=Canada&SearchType=Begins&SearchPR=01&B1=All&Custom=

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