Data tables, 2016 Census

Knowledge of Official Languages (5), Income Statistics (17), Highest Certificate, Diploma or Degree (15), Immigrant Status and Period of Immigration (10), Work Activity During the Reference Year (4A), Age (6B) and Sex (3) for the Population 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: Work activity during the reference year (4A)

Definition

Work activity during the reference year

'Work activity during the reference year' refers to whether or not a person 15 years or over worked during the reference year. For those who did work, this refers to the number of weeks in which the person worked for pay or in self-employment during the reference year at all jobs held, even if only for a few hours, and whether these weeks were mostly full time (30 hours or more per week) or mostly part time (less than 30 hours per week).

Values

  1. Total - Work activity during the reference year Footnote 1
  2. Did not work Footnote 2
  3. Worked part year and/or part time Footnote 3
  4. Worked full year full time Footnote 4

Footnotes

Footnote 1

Refers to the number of weeks in which a person aged 15 years and over worked for pay or in self-employment in 2015 at all jobs held, even if only for a few hours, and whether these weeks were mostly full time (30 hours or more per week) or mostly part time (less than 30 hours per week). Full year is 49 weeks or over. Part year is less than 49 weeks.

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Footnote 2

Includes persons aged 15 years and over who never worked, persons who worked prior to 2015, persons who worked in 2016, but not in 2015.

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Footnote 3

Includes persons aged 15 years and over who worked full year mostly part time or part year either mostly full time or mostly part time in 2015. Part year is less than 49 weeks and part time is less than 30 hours per week.

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Footnote 4

Includes persons aged 15 years and over who worked full year (49 weeks and over) and mostly full time (30 hours or more per week) in 2015.

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