Proportion of children 0 to 1 whose mother has high school education or less, by age of mother, Canada, 1998, 2000, 2002 and 2004

Source: CICH Graphic created using data adapted from Statistics Canada, 2008, “The Children of Older First-time Mothers in Canada: Their Health and Development”, Children and Youth Research Paper Series, Catalogue number 89-599-M. July 19, 2017.

When considering data from the combined years 1998, 2000, 2002 and 2004, less than a quarter of infants 0 to 1 had mothers with less than a high school education.

The proportion of mothers with less than a high school education decreased with increasing age.