Postsecondary attainment rises among Indigenous people in Canada: StatCan 

A recent analysis of Statistics Canada’s 2021 Census data presents the postsecondary educational attainment and labour market outcomes of Indigenous adults aged 25 to 64. In 2021, StatCan reports that approximately half of Indigenous adults held a postsecondary qualification. Additionally, the share of Indigenous individuals with a bachelor’s degree or higher had increased since the previous census. While there has been an increase in the number of Indigenous people with a bachelor’s degree or higher in 2021, the gap between Indigenous and Canadian-born non-Indigenous people continued to widen. The number of Indigenous adults with postsecondary qualifications correlated with the level of remoteness of their residence: Those living in areas with greater access to economic centres demonstrated higher rates of postsecondary completion.

Statistics Canada