Table 14
Major field of study, by visible minority status and sex, Canada, 2011

Table summary
This table displays the results of Major field of study. The information is grouped by Major field of study (appearing as row headers), Not a visible minority, Visible minority, Women and Men, calculated using percentage units of measure (appearing as column headers).
Major field of study Not a visible minority Visible minority
Women Men Women Men
percentage
Population with a postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
Education 12.0 4.2 7.2 2.1
Visual and performing arts, and communications technologies 4.0 3.7 3.5 2.9
Humanities 6.2 4.5 7.9 4.4
Social and behavioural sciences and law 13.0 6.9 13.2 7.6
Business, management and public administration 26.2 15.3 27.4 21.1
Physical and life sciences and technologies 2.9 3.6 5.7 5.9
Mathematics, computer and information sciences 2.5 4.4 4.8 9.0
Architecture, engineering, and related technologies 3.0 41.8 5.5 34.6
Agriculture, natural resources and conservation 1.5 3.4 1.0 1.5
Health and related fields 22.4 5.0 20.5 7.2
Personal, protective and transportation services 6.2 7.2 3.4 3.7
Other fields of study 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
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