Table 3: The incidence of over-education among different subgroups of immigrants (% of each relevant group that is over-educated).

Wave 1Wave 2Wave 3

Gender
 Male76.2772.5170.35
 Female71.7668.8964.61
Marital status
 Married77.3175.8972.20
 Not married59.3549.4048.04
Age
 25−3482.2581.3975.01
 35−4481.7779.5776.34
 45−5462.0560.6764.36
 55−6441.2447.0548.21
Highest level of education
 Some elementary or elementary 2.511.481.79
 Some high school7.013.732.81
 High school graduation20.9719.6616.80
 Some trade or apprenticeship training56.0852.2451.38
 Trade certificate 60.8754.7358.47
 Some college 66.2267.7761.68
 College/CEGEP 76.5677.0975.25
 Some university85.5383.0379.95
 Bachelor's degree90.9289.6282.67
 Master's degree94.3592.9087.09
 Degree in medicine or law 95.7296.6089.52
 Doctorate87.3090.7186.86

Source: author’s compilation using data from LSIC. All statistics are population weighted using the LSIC sampling weights.