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Learning 2009 Supplementary

Learning: 2009 Archive - Supplementary Information

Education unlocks future opportunities and is closely linked with prosperity.

 

9-1 Adult Prose Literacy Scores
 


                                                                       2003

Waterloo Region                                         279    

Ontario                                                           270    

Canada                                                          272

 

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

 

9-2 Percent of Homes with Access to the Internet

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                                                                        2005               2007

Waterloo Region                                         68                   73.5

Ontario                                                           66.5                70.9

Canada                                                          60.9                68.6

 

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

Source: Statistics Canada, Cansim Table 358-0122

 

9-3 Aboriginal High School Completion Rates for persons 15 and over

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                                                                       2001                            2006

Waterloo Region                                        67.6                              66.1

Ontario                                                           57                                62.4

Canada                                                          52                                56.3

 

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

 

9-4 Percent of children without special needs who are not ready for school

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                                                                                    In at least                  In at least

                                                                                    1 area                         3 areas

Waterloo Region                                                     30.2                                        5.5

Canada                                                                     26.5                                        5.1

 

Source:  Ontario Early Years Data Centre

 

9-5 Percent Grade 3 Students Above Provincial Reading Standard

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                                              03-04                         04-05                          05-06                           06-07

Public Board                         52                                55                                60                                59

Separate Board                    49                                62                                66                                66

Ontario Average                    54                                59                                62                                62

 

Source: Ontario Education Quality and Accountability Office


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