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The most (and least) educated parts of Canada

Post-secondary completion rates vary widely by region


On average, roughly half of all Canadians between the ages of 25 and 64 have attended college or university, but education levels are not even across all provinces. Here are the percentages of each region’s population with college or university education as reported by Statistics Canada:

1. Ontario 56.0

2. Yukon 49.0

3. Prince Edward Island 47.0

3. British Columbia 47.0

5. Nova Scotia 46.0

5. New Brunswick 46.0

5. Quebec 46.0

5. Alberta 46.0

9. Manitoba 44.0

9. Northwest Territories 44.0

11. Newfoundland 37.0

11. Saskatchewan 37.0

13. Nunavut 28.0

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