Table B.3.6
PS-TRE — Comparative distributions of proficiency levels of population aged 16 to 65, by immigrant status, Canada and oversampled populations, 2012

Table summary
This table displays the results of ps-tre — comparative distributions of 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 and ps-tre non-respondents, 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 PS-TRE non-respondents
percent standard error percent standard error percent standard error percent standard error
Quebec  
Recent immigrant 60.1 (2.7) 20.5 (2.7) 4.6 (1.7) 14.8 (1.9)
Established immigrant 47.1 (3.3) 22.2 (3.1) 4.4 (1.6) 26.3 (2.3)
Canadian-born 50.3 (0.9) 27.7 (0.8) 6.1 (0.4) 15.9 (0.6)
Ontario  
Recent immigrant 50.2 (2.6) 23.3 (2.1) 2.7 (0.9) 23.8 (2.1)
Established immigrant 47.4 (2.8) 21.8 (2.2) 4.4 (1.1) 26.4 (1.8)
Canadian-born 42.4 (1.6) 36.1 (1.6) 9.7 (1.2) 11.8 (0.9)
British Columbia  
Recent immigrant 46.1 (3.5) 22.4 (2.5) 5.8 (1.9) 25.6 (3.0)
Established immigrant 40.9 (4.2) 22.1 (3.8) 5.3 (2.5) 31.7 (3.5)
Canadian-born 40.9 (2.4) 36.0 (2.4) 9.6 (1.5) 13.6 (1.8)
Canada  
Recent immigrant 51.4 (1.6) 21.9 (1.3) 3.7 (0.7) 23.0 (1.2)
Established immigrant 45.7 (2.0) 22.1 (1.6) 4.7 (0.8) 27.5 (1.3)
Canadian-born 45.2 (0.8) 32.5 (0.7) 8.2 (0.5) 14.1 (0.5)
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