Chart 1
Population aged 25 to 64 with college or university education and their employment rate, Canada,1 provinces and territories, and selected OECD countries, 2009

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Chart 1 Population aged 25 to 64 with college or university education and their employment rate, Canada, provinces and territories, and selected OECD countries, 2009

1. These Labour Force Survey (LFS) estimates for Canada were derived using the results of the LFS in the provinces. The calculation of the Canada-level average does not include the territories.
Note: The International Standard Classification of Education (ISCED) system was used to classify educational attainment, which reflects the highest level of education successfully completed. "Tertiary education" is captured here; in Canada, this is the equivalent of college and university education (ISCED 5B, 5A/6).
Sources: Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), Education at a Glance 2011: OECD Indicators, Tables A7.3a and A1.3a; Statistics Canada, Education Indicators in Canada: An International Perspective 2011, Tables A.1.3 and A.5.2.

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