Population & Housing Census Education Brief

March 20, 2020 | 2 Comments

Today [March 20], Minister for the Cabinet Office Wayne Furbert released the 2016 Population and Housing Census Education Brief and an accompanying infographic from the Department of Statistics.

The Government said, “Some of the 2016 highlights for the population aged 25 to 64 years include:

  • Bermuda ranked fifth among the 35 OECD member countries as 36% of the population had achieved a university degree.
  • For non-Bermudians, 52% had a university degree compared with 30% for Bermudians.
  • Among women, 40% held a university degree compared with 31% for men.
  • For whites, 52% were university degree holders compared with 26% for blacks.
  • For 25 to 34 year olds, 44% held a university degree compared with 25% for 55 to 64 year olds.
  • Median annual gross income from the main job for workers without any academic qualifications was $47,186 compared to $98,108 for university degree holders.
  • The unemployment rate for persons without any academic qualifications was 13.0% compared to 2.9% for university degree holders.

2016 Population & Housing Census Education Brief Highlights

The Minister explained, “This brief presents the findings of the 2016 Census questions that relate to the highest level of academic qualifications/educational attainment across selected demographic characteristics of the population aged 25 to 64 years with comparisons to the 2010 Census results.”

The 2016 Population and Housing Census Education Brief follows below [PDF here]

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  1. Hope says:

    Someone please tell me it hasn’t taken 4 years to analyze this data?!

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