Table 6
High school dropout rates, by province, 1990, 2000 and 2009

Table 6
High school dropout rates, by province, 1990, 2000 and 2009

Table summary
This table displays the results of high school dropout rates. This information is grouped by province appearing as row headers and by women, men, 1990, 2000, 2009 appearing as column headers, calculated using percentage as a unit of measure.
Province Women Men
1990 2000 2009 1990 2000 2009
percentage
Canada 14.0 8.9 6.6 19.2 13.2 10.3
Newfoundland and Labrador 15.9 6.1 5.1 26.3 11.6 7.5
Prince Edward Island 13.4 7.0 6.3 26.9 15.9 9.6
Nova Scotia 15.1 8.3 9.4 23.1 13.2 10.0
New Brunswick 15.2 8.7 5.0 19.3 14.5 11.3
Quebec 14.4 10.1 8.3 21.1 17.2 13.9
Ontario 13.4 8.1 5.1 18.1 10.6 9.3
Manitoba 13.7 12.4 9.3 20.8 16.5 12.4
Saskatchewan 17.0 9.7 8.3 19.3 12.7 11.4
Alberta 15.1 9.0 8.6 19.1 14.9 10.4
British Columbia 12.6 8.2 5.6 15.7 10.5 7.0
Sources: Statistics Canada, Labour Force Survey, 1990, 2000 and 2009.