Table B.3.1
Literacy — Averages and proficiency levels of population aged 16 to 65, by Aboriginal identification, Canada and oversampled populations, 2012

Table summary
This table displays the results of literacy — averages and proficiency levels of population aged 16 to 65. The information is grouped by region and aboriginal identification (appearing as row headers), level 1 or below, level 2, level 3, level 4 or 5, average and standard error, calculated using percent and standard error units of measure (appearing as column headers).
Region and Aboriginal identification Level 1 or below Level 2 Level 3 Level 4 or 5 Average Standard error
percent standard error percent standard error percent standard error percent standard error
Ontario  
Aboriginal 16.7 (2.3) 35.5 (3.6) 38.2 (3.3) 9.5 (2.5) 268.9 (3.3)
Non-Aboriginal 14.9 (0.8) 31.7 (1.4) 38.4 (1.3) 15.0 (0.9) 275.8 (1.0)
Manitoba  
Aboriginal 23.2 (3.5) 37.9 (3.7) 32.1 (3.4) 6.8 (1.3) 259.2 (4.3)
Non-Aboriginal 15.1 (1.5) 31.5 (2.4) 38.3 (2.2) 15.1 (1.9) 275.9 (2.1)
Saskatchewan  
Aboriginal 32.6 (3.7) 37.7 (4.4) 24.0 (3.0) 5.7 (2.0) 248.2 (4.2)
Non-Aboriginal 15.5 (1.8) 32.0 (2.4) 40.6 (2.1) 11.8 (1.7) 274.3 (2.3)
British Columbia  
Aboriginal 19.1 (3.2) 35.5 (4.5) 37.2 (4.5) 8.2 (2.6) 265.7 (3.5)
Non-Aboriginal 16.6 (1.3) 28.8 (1.7) 38.8 (1.9) 15.7 (1.5) 275.3 (1.9)
Yukon  
Aboriginal 38.3 (11.5) 31.0 (8.4) 26.0 (10.0) 4.7 (5.9) 241.6 (17.3)
Non-Aboriginal 10.1 (5.5) 27.0 (7.1) 43.4 (9.2) 19.4 (6.2) 287.5 (10.9)
Northwest Territories  
Aboriginal 47.0 (7.6) 35.4 (4.4) 14.5 (4.2) 3.1 (1.8) 228.6 (8.9)
Non-Aboriginal 14.6 (2.5) 29.0 (3.1) 38.9 (2.7) 17.5 (2.8) 280.1 (3.7)
Nunavut  
Aboriginal 63.8 (3.0) 28.1 (2.3) 7.6 (1.9) 0.5 (0.4) 206.7 (4.3)
Non-Aboriginal 9.1 (2.7) 24.4 (5.2) 46.6 (6.2) 19.9 (4.8) 290.0 (3.4)
Canada  
Aboriginal 24.1 (1.4) 35.6 (1.7) 31.9 (1.5) 8.4 (1.1) 260.0 (1.9)
Non-Aboriginal 16.2 (0.5) 31.9 (0.7) 37.8 (0.7) 14.1 (0.5) 274.0 (0.6)
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