Variant of CIP 2000 - Primary groupings
Status: This standard was replaced by the 'Variant of CIP 2011 - Primary groupings' as of September 20, 2010.
An aggregation structure has been developed jointly by Statistics Canada and the National Center for Education Statistics. It is based on work undertaken as a part of the creation of the North American Product Classification System (NAPCS) by Canada, the United States and Mexico.
The structure comprises thirteen 'primary groupings' that are a convenient and useful basis for summarizing and analysing more detailed classes. Two general observations about the primary groupings should be kept in mind:
1. Groupings are based on field of study and are independent of the level at which the study was undertaken. Series 21. Technology Education/Industrial Arts Programs and series 53. High School/Secondary Diploma and Certificate Programs are exceptions to this rule; these two series are included in the Other category.
2. Primary groupings comprise entire series, with one exception: series 30. Multidisciplinary/Interdisciplinary Studies has been split into its constituent subseries. Those subseries have then been grouped with the closest equivalent series.
The primary groupings are as follows:
|00Personal Improvement and Leisure||Personal Improvement and Leisure|
|02Visual and Performing Arts, and Communications Technologies||Visual and Performing Arts, and Communications Technologies|
|04Social and Behavioural Sciences and Law||Social and Behavioural Sciences and Law|
|05Business, Management and Public Administration||Business, Management and Public Administration|
|06Physical and Life Sciences and Technologies||Physical and Life Sciences and Technologies|
|07Mathematics, Computer and Information Sciences||Mathematics, Computer and Information Sciences|
|08Architecture, Engineering, and Related Technologies||Architecture, Engineering, and Related Technologies|
|09Agriculture, Natural Resources and Conservation||Agriculture, Natural Resources and Conservation|
|10Health, Parks, Recreation and Fitness||Health, Parks, Recreation and Fitness|
|11Personal, Protective and Transportation Services||Personal, Protective and Transportation Services|