Arctic Yearbook 2014 - Page 163

163   Arctic Yearbook 2014   Gains in post-secondary education (Talent index) in the last decade were observed in many Arctic regions. For example, in the NWT 47.6% of population over the age of 15 years old had certificate, diploma or degree beyond high school in 2009, versus 46.5% in 1999. In 2009 there were 3.3 times more Aboriginal people with university education than in 1999 (NWT Bureau of Statistics 2014). Feminization of CC is the consistent trend of the last decades. Women dominate the realm of education in most of the Arctic. Already in the 1990s