Focus on Geography Series, 2016 Census

Canada

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Employed labour force by main mode of commuting, Canada, 2016

Main mode of commuting Canada
Number Percentage
Total employed labour force with a usual place of work or no fixed workplace address 15,878,940 100.0
Car, truck, van – as a driver 11,748,095 74.0
Car, truck, van – as a passenger 868,920 5.5
Public transit 1,968,220 12.4
Walked 877,985 5.5
Bicycle 222,130 1.4
Other method 193,590 1.2

Average commuting duration for the employed labour force, Canada, 2016

Average commuting duration for the employed labour force with a usual place of work or no fixed workplace address Canada
Average in minutes 26.2

Employed labour force by time leaving for work, Canada, 2016

Time leaving for work Canada
Number Percentage
Total employed labour force with a usual place of work or no fixed workplace address 15,878,940 100.0
Between 5 a.m. and 5:59 a.m. 1,073,685 6.8
Between 6 a.m. and 6:59 a.m. 2,814,750 17.7
Between 7 a.m. and 7:59 a.m. 4,458,830 28.1
Between 8 a.m. and 8:59 a.m. 3,349,975 21.1
Between 9 a.m. and 11:59 a.m. 1,756,265 11.1
Between 12 p.m. and 4:59 a.m. 2,425,435 15.3

Employed labour force by place of work status, Canada, 2016

Place of work status Canada
Number Percentage
Total employed labour force 17,230,035 100.0
Worked at home 1,272,285 7.4
Worked outside Canada 78,815 0.5
No fixed workplace address 1,987,265 11.5
Usual place of work 13,891,680 80.6

Symbols:

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not applicable
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incompletely enumerated Indian reserve or Indian settlement
r
revised
E
use with caution

Source:

Statistics Canada. 2017. Focus on Geography Series, 2016 Census. Statistics Canada Catalogue no. 98-404-X2016001. Ottawa, Ontario. Data products, 2016 Census.

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