Campbell River falls a little behind the rest of Canada when it comes to level of education.
That’s according to the latest batch of 2016 Census data released by Statistics Canada.
The numbers show that across Canada, 11 per cent of people between the ages of 25 and 64 have no certificate, diploma or degree of any kind. In Campbell River, that number is 12 per cent of the 19,930 people in that age bracket.
Nationally, 24 per cent of people in that age bracket’s highest level of education is high school or equivalent. In Campbell River, it’s 31 per cent.
As for postsecondary education, 56 per cent of that group in Campbell River have a certificate, diploma or degree, while across Canada it’s 64 per cent.