Table B.3.2
Numeracy — 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 numeracy — 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 26.9 (3.1) 40.4 (3.0) 27.1 (3.1) 5.6 (1.4) 251.7 (3.5)
Non-Aboriginal 22.3 (0.9) 31.2 (1.1) 32.8 (1.3) 13.6 (0.9) 266.6 (1.2)
Manitoba  
Aboriginal 33.8 (3.5) 34.6 (3.6) 25.6 (3.2) 6.0 (1.6) 245.4 (4.8)
Non-Aboriginal 20.6 (1.8) 32.4 (2.1) 34.7 (2.6) 12.3 (1.9) 266.7 (2.6)
Saskatchewan  
Aboriginal 45.2 (3.9) 33.5 (3.7) 17.5 (2.6) 3.7 (1.7) 231.6 (4.8)
Non-Aboriginal 21.4 (2.0) 32.6 (2.4) 34.8 (2.6) 11.2 (1.5) 266.3 (2.1)
British Columbia  
Aboriginal 29.0 (3.5) 37.3 (4.6) 27.6 (4.0) 6.0 (2.3) 250.4 (4.4)
Non-Aboriginal 21.9 (1.5) 29.8 (2.0) 34.4 (2.0) 13.9 (1.4) 267.0 (1.9)
Yukon  
Aboriginal 47.7 (10.1) 34.0 (9.7) 15.6 (9.2) 2.7 (1.5) 224.4 (16.7)
Non-Aboriginal 18.2 (7.6) 30.1 (6.9) 36.2 (8.8) 15.5 (4.7) 274.3 (9.4)
Northwest Territories  
Aboriginal 60.4 (6.8) 26.2 (4.7) 11.9 (3.3) 1.5 (1.0) 210.2 (10.0)
Non-Aboriginal 19.9 (3.0) 31.5 (3.0) 33.1 (2.7) 15.4 (2.7) 271.2 (4.5)
Nunavut  
Aboriginal 76.1 (2.7) 18.8 (2.3) Note x: suppressed to meet the confidentiality requirements of the Statistics Act Note x: suppressed to meet the confidentiality requirements of the Statistics Act Note x: suppressed to meet the confidentiality requirements of the Statistics Act Note x: suppressed to meet the confidentiality requirements of the Statistics Act 186.6 (4.6)
Non-Aboriginal 12.8 (2.9) 31.8 (4.6) 40.1 (5.6) 15.3 (3.4) 279.1 (3.0)
Canada  
Aboriginal 35.3 (1.9) 34.5 (1.6) 24.0 (1.9) 6.2 (0.9) 244.3 (2.7)
Non-Aboriginal 22.1 (0.5) 32.1 (0.5) 33.0 (0.7) 12.9 (0.4) 266.2 (0.7)
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