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Figure 2.5: Level of Education, NWT (incl. NU) vs. Canada (1996)

This vertical bar chart compares the level of education in the Northwest Territories, including Nunavut, against Canada for the year 1996.

The Y axis represents the population over 15 years of age measured in percentages, in increments of ten starting from 0 to 60.

The X axis represents the Northwest Territories, including Nunavut, and Canada and the level of education. Level of education is classified in two categories: No degree, certificate or diploma and with high school graduation certificate.

  • In the Northwest Territories, including Nunavut, almost 50% of the population over 15 years of age had no degree, certificate or diploma compared to less than 40% of Canadian population over 15 years of age.
  • In the Northwest Territories, including Nunavut, only 15% of the population over 15 years of age had a high school graduation certificate compared to approximately 25% of Canadian population over 15 years of age.
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