Canada: university/college enrollment, by gender and field of study 2017/18

This statistic shows the total number of students enrolled in postsecondary institutions in Canada in the academic year 2017/18, distinguished by gender and field of study. In 2017/18, around 165,216 women were enrolled in the field of Humanities in Canada.

Number of students enrolled in postsecondary institutions in Canada in 2017/18, by gender and field of study

Field of studyMenWomen
Business, management and public administration190,347214,998
Architecture, engineering and related technologies182,46948,075
Humanities110,904165,216
Social and behavioural sciences and law84,351190,701
Physical and life sciences and technologies74,74896,720
Health and related fields68,106197,151
Mathematics, computer and information sciences63,78324,126
Visual and performing arts and communications technologies31,56348,222
Other instructional programs25,58432,688
Personal, protective and transportation services23,95520,388
Education20,73368,142
Agriculture, natural resources and conservation14,76917,562
Personal improvement and leisure9,36313,272
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Source

Release date

February 2020

Region

Canada

Survey time period

2017-2018

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