Dictionary, Census of Population, 2016
New job to start in four weeks or less from reference week

Release date: May 3, 2017

Definition

Refers to whether or not a person, in the week of Sunday, May 1 to Saturday, May 7, 2016, had definite plans to start a new job within the next four weeks.

Statistical unit(s)

Person

Classification(s)

Not applicable

Reported in

2016 (25% sample); 2011Note 1 (30% sample); 2006, 2001, 1996, 1991, 1986 and 1981 (20% sample). For availability prior to 1981, please refer to Appendix 2.0.

Reported for

Population aged 15 years and over in private households, who did not work for pay or in self-employment during the week of Sunday, May 1 to Saturday, May 7, 2016.

Question number(s)

Direct variable: Question 32

Responses

No (did not have definite arrangements to start a new job within the next four weeks); Yes (had definite arrangements to start a new job within the next four weeks)

Remarks

For more information, see the definitions for Unemployed and Not in the labour force variables.

For information on the comparability of the 2016 Census labour force status data with those of the Labour Force Survey, see Appendix 6.1.

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