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Table 8.1 Top 5 Occupations, Canada, 2006
Occupation Labour force (15 years and over)
Counts %
All occupations 16,861,180 100.0
G211 Retail salespersons and sales clerks 729,840 4.3
A211 Retail trade managers 341,440 2.0
G311 Cashiers 324,855 1.9
G961 Food counter attendants, kitchen helpers and related occupations 322,105 1.9
H711 Truck drivers 304,890 1.8
Table 8.2 Top 5 Industries, Canada, 2006
Industry Labour force (15 years and over)
Counts %
All industries 16,861,180 100.0
6111 Elementary and secondary schools 721,490 4.3
6220 Hospitals (6221 to 6223) 563,665 3.3
7221 Full-service restaurants 450,790 2.7
4451 Grocery stores 400,130 2.4
1110 Farms (1111 to 1129) 384,810 2.3

Sources

Figure 8.1

Statistics Canada. 2008. 2006 Community Profiles. 2006 Census.
Statistics Canada Catalogue no. 92-591-XWE. Ottawa. Released March 13, 2007.

Figure 8.2

Statistics Canada. 2008. Labour Force Activity (8), Highest Certificate, Diploma or Degree (14), Major Field of Study - Classification of Instructional Programs, 2000 (73), Age Groups (9) and Sex (3) for the Population 15 Years and Over of Canada, Provinces, Territories, Census Metropolitan Areas, and Census Agglomerations, 2006 Census - 20% Sample Data. 2006 Census.
Statistics Canada Catalogue no. 97-560-X2006011. Ottawa. Released March 4, 2008.

Table 8.1

Statistics Canada. 2008. Occupation - National Occupational Classification for Statistics 2006 (720), Class of Worker (6) and Sex (3) for the Labour Force 15 Years and Over. 2006 Census.
Statistics Canada Catalogue no. 97-559-XCB2006011. Ottawa. Released March 4, 2008.

Table 8.2

Statistics Canada. 2008. Industry - North American Industry Classification System 2002 (433), Class of Worker (6) and Sex (3) for the Labour Force 15 Years and Over. 2006 Census.
Statistics Canada Catalogue no. 97-559-XCB2006009. Ottawa. Released March 4, 2008.

How to cite

Statistics Canada. 2010. Visual census. 2006 Census. Ottawa. Released December 7, 2010. http://www12.statcan.gc.ca/census-recensement/2006/dp-pd/fs-fi/index.cfm?Lang=ENG&TOPIC_ID=12&PRCODE=01 (accessed January 17, 2018).

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