Table B.3.5
Numeracy — Averages and proficiency levels of population aged 16 to 65, by immigrant status, 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 immigrant status (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 immigrant status 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
Quebec  
Recent immigrant 30.1 (2.9) 34.0 (3.8) 27.1 (3.4) 8.7 (1.7) 251.7 (3.6)
Established immigrant 33.5 (2.5) 30.4 (3.0) 25.9 (2.9) 10.2 (1.8) 249.5 (3.3)
Canadian-born 19.4 (0.8) 35.2 (1.0) 34.3 (0.8) 11.1 (0.6) 267.8 (0.8)
Ontario  
Recent immigrant 32.5 (2.6) 33.1 (2.8) 26.0 (2.5) 8.4 (1.5) 248.9 (3.0)
Established immigrant 32.4 (2.2) 30.4 (2.3) 27.8 (2.4) 9.5 (1.5) 251.2 (2.6)
Canadian-born 17.0 (1.1) 31.7 (1.3) 35.6 (1.7) 15.6 (1.2) 274.8 (1.6)
British Columbia  
Recent immigrant 35.5 (3.2) 26.6 (3.2) 27.7 (2.6) 10.2 (1.9) 246.8 (4.4)
Established immigrant 32.5 (4.4) 30.3 (4.4) 27.0 (4.6) 10.2 (2.8) 251.3 (5.3)
Canadian-born 16.9 (1.6) 30.4 (2.4) 37.5 (2.5) 15.2 (1.7) 274.4 (2.1)
Canada  
Recent immigrant 33.9 (1.6) 31.3 (1.6) 25.8 (1.4) 9.0 (0.9) 248.0 (2.0)
Established immigrant 32.7 (1.7) 30.4 (1.8) 26.9 (2.0) 10.0 (1.0) 251.4 (2.0)
Canadian-born 18.9 (0.6) 32.8 (0.6) 34.7 (0.8) 13.6 (0.5) 270.8 (0.8)
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