Table B.3.7
Literacy — Averages and proficiency levels of population aged 16 to 65, by official-language minority, 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 official-language minority (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 official-language minority 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
New Brunswick  
Anglophone 15.8 (1.9) 33.0 (2.2) 38.7 (2.1) 12.4 (1.6) 273.8 (2.2)
Francophone 23.9 (2.3) 38.3 (2.3) 30.5 (2.4) 7.2 (1.3) 258.6 (2.3)
Quebec  
Anglophone 15.5 (2.1) 30.4 (2.9) 39.6 (3.0) 14.5 (1.9) 276.3 (2.8)
Francophone 17.6 (0.8) 34.7 (1.0) 36.0 (0.9) 11.6 (0.6) 270.5 (1.0)
Ontario  
Anglophone 11.1 (0.9) 31.1 (1.5) 40.9 (1.5) 16.9 (1.2) 282.2 (1.3)
Francophone 13.2 (2.6) 34.6 (4.2) 39.7 (3.8) 12.5 (2.9) 275.2 (3.6)
Manitoba  
Anglophone 11.6 (1.4) 32.1 (2.5) 41.1 (2.5) 15.2 (1.8) 280.0 (2.3)
Francophone 13.1 (4.4) 33.3 (6.2) 35.3 (5.2) 18.3 (4.9) 279.5 (5.6)
Outside Quebec  
Anglophone 12.0 (0.6) 30.7 (0.9) 40.8 (1.0) 16.5 (0.7) 281.2 (0.9)
Francophone 17.4 (1.9) 34.4 (2.7) 35.9 (2.7) 12.3 (2.2) 270.4 (2.3)
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