Data tables, 2016 Census

Employment Income Statistics (7), Highest Certificate, Diploma or Degree (11), Location of Study (5), Immigrant Status and Period of Immigration (11C), Age at Immigration (8), Class of Worker (3) and Sex and Age (24) for the Population Aged 15 Years and Over Who Worked Full-Time Full-Year in 2015 Excluding CIP six-digit categories 22.0101 'Law' and 51.2001 'Pharmacy' in Private Households of Canada, Provinces and Territories and Census Metropolitan Areas, 2016 Census - 25% Sample Data

About this variable: Class of worker (3)

Definition

Class of worker

'Class of worker' refers to whether a person is an employee or is self-employed. The self-employed include persons with or without a business, as well as unpaid family workers.

Incorporation status

Refers to the legal status of a business, farm or professional practice. An incorporated business is a business, farm or professional practice that has been formed into a legal corporation, thus constituting a legal entity under either federal or provincial laws. An unincorporated business, farm or professional practice is not a separate legal entity, but may be a partnership, family business or owner-operated business.

Values

  1. Total - Class of worker Footnote 1
  2. Employee
  3. Self-employed Footnote 3

Footnotes

Footnote 1

Class of worker refers to whether a person aged 15 years and over is an employee or is self-employed.

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Footnote 3

Includes persons aged 15 years and over with or without an incorporated business with paid help or without paid help, as well as unpaid family workers.

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