Data tables, 2016 Census

Occupation - National Occupational Classification (NOC) 2016 - Skill-level Category (8A), Mobility Status 5 Years Ago (9), Place of Residence 5 Years Ago (15), Labour Force Status (3), Age (13A) and Sex (3) for the Labour Force Aged 15 Years and Over in Private Households of Canada, Provinces and Territories, Census Metropolitan Areas and Census Agglomerations, 2016 Census - 25% Sample Data

About this variable: Labour Force Status (3)

Definition

Labour force status

'Labour force status' refers to whether a person was employed, unemployed or not in the labour force during the reference period. The labour force consists of persons who contribute or are available to contribute to the production of goods and services falling within the System of National Accounts production boundary.

Values

  1. Total - Labour Force Status Footnote 1
  2. Employed
  3. Unemployed

Footnotes

Footnote 1

Refers to whether a person aged 15 years and over who is in the labour force was employed or unemployed during the week of Sunday, May 1 to Saturday, May 7, 2016.


Early enumeration was conducted in remote, isolated parts of the provinces and territories. When enumeration has taken place before May 2016, the reference date used is the date on which the household was enumerated.


In the past, this variable was called Labour force activity.

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