Thurso Education Level Statistics


Most of the Thurso population possess No certificate, diploma or degree. This accounts for 38.5% of the population. High school diploma or equivalent account for 21.5% of the Thurso population. Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma account for 21.5% of the Thurso population. College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma account for 11.75% of the Thurso population. Bachelor's degree account for 3.5% of the Thurso population. University certificate or diploma below bachelor level account for 2.5% of the Thurso population. University certificate, diploma or degree above bachelor level account for 0.75% of the Thurso population.

In Canada, education is seen as the most desirable route to earning a decent living and to enhancing personal growth and happiness. Educated people not only earn higher incomes but also contribute disproportionally to business innovation, productivity, and national economic performance. There is a strong and direct relationship between investments in education, educational attainment, and economic growth. A 2003 multi-country study from the European Commission found that if the national average educational attainment level is increased by a single year, aggregate productivity increases by 6.2 per cent right away, and by a further 3.1 per cent in the long run. Recent evidence also suggests that educated people make decisions that lead to healthier and longer lives. Education drives success.

StatisticPercentage
No certificate, diploma or degree38.50 %
High school diploma or equivalent21.50 %
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma21.50 %
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma11.75 %
Bachelor's degree3.50 %
University certificate or diploma below bachelor level2.50 %
University certificate, diploma or degree above bachelor level0.75 %
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