Who Drives a Taxi in Canada?

Text version: Figure 1 – Taxi drivers by highest educational attainment: immigrants and the Canadian born

Level of Education Canadian born Immigrants Established immigrants Recent immigrants Very recent immigrants
None 32.4% 14.6% 16.5% 9.0% 9.3%
High school 32.3% 32.5% 33.8% 29.7% 28.3%
Trades or College diploma 30.4% 32.7% 35.2% 28.3% 21.9%
Bachelor's degree 3.9% 14.0% 10.6% 21.7% 26.4%
Master's degree 0.7% 5.4% 3.3% 9.4% 13.2%
Ph.D. and MDs 0.2% 0.8% 0.5% 2.0% 0.9%

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Text version: Figure 2 – Immigrant taxi drivers by highest educational attainment: three landing cohorts

Level of Education Canadian born Immigrants Established immigrants Recent immigrants Very recent immigrants
None 32.4% 14.6% 16.5% 9.0% 9.3%
High school 32.3% 32.5% 33.8% 29.7% 28.3%
Trades or College diploma 30.4% 32.7% 35.2% 28.3% 21.9%
Bachelor's degree 3.9% 14.0% 10.6% 21.7% 26.4%
Master's degree 0.7% 5.4% 3.3% 9.4% 13.2%
Ph.D. and MDs 0.2% 0.8% 0.5% 2.0% 0.9%

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