Table 8
Visible minority and non-visible minority women and men aged 15 and over with postsecondary education, by major field of study, Canada, 2006

Table 8
Visible minority and non-visible minority women and men aged 15 and over with postsecondary education, by major field of study, Canada, 2006
Table summary
This table displays the results of Visible minority and non-visible minority women and men aged 15 and over with postsecondary education. The information is grouped by Major field of study appearing as row headers and is grouped by Non-visible minority, Visible minority, Female, Male appearing as column headers, calculated using percentage as a unit of measure.
Major field of study Non-visible minority Visible minority
Female Male Female Male
percentage
Population with a postsecondary certificate or diploma 100 100 100 100
Education 12 4 7 2
Visual and performing arts and communications technologies 4 4 4 3
Humanities 6 4 8 4
Social and behavioural sciences and law 12 7 13 8
Business, management and public administration 27 15 28 20
Physical and life sciences and technologies 3 3 5 6
Mathematics, computer and information sciences 3 5 6 10
Architecture, engineering and related technologies 3 43 6 37
Agriculture, natural resources and conservation 1 3 1 2
Health, parks, recreation and fitness 22 5 19 6
Personal, protective and transportation services 6 7 3 3
Other fields of study 0 0 0 0
Source: Statistics Canada, Census of Population, 2006.