Data tables, 2016 Census

Industry - North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) 2012 (427A), Class of Worker (7A), 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 and Census Divisions, 2016 Census - 25% Sample Data

About this variable: Class of worker (7A)

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. Class of worker - not applicable Footnote 2
  3. All classes of workers Footnote 3
  4. Employee
  5. Self-employed
  6. Self-employed Footnote 6
  7. Unpaid family worker

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 2

Includes persons aged 15 years and over who never worked for pay or self-employment or last worked for pay or self-employment prior to 2015.

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Footnote 3

Includes persons aged 15 years and over who have worked at some point in time between January 2015 and May 2016.

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Footnote 6

Includes persons aged 15 years and over with or without an incorporated business with paid help or without paid help.

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