Census Profile, 2016 Census
Canada [Country] and Canada [Country]

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The table shows total, male and female data grouped by geography (appearing as column headers) for selected characteristics (appearing as row headers).
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Total Male Female Total Male Female
Counts (unless otherwise specified)
Labour force status
Total - Population aged 15 years and over by Labour force status - 25% sample dataCensus data footnote 163 28,643,020 13,990,430 14,652,585 28,643,020 13,990,430 14,652,585
In the labour force 18,672,475 9,731,830 8,940,645 18,672,475 9,731,830 8,940,645
Employed 17,230,040 8,923,540 8,306,490 17,230,040 8,923,540 8,306,490
Unemployed 1,442,435 808,285 634,150 1,442,435 808,285 634,150
Not in the labour force 9,970,545 4,258,605 5,711,945 9,970,545 4,258,605 5,711,945
Participation rate 65.2 69.6 61.0 65.2 69.6 61.0
Employment rate 60.2 63.8 56.7 60.2 63.8 56.7
Unemployment rate 7.7 8.3 7.1 7.7 8.3 7.1
Work activity during the reference year
Total population aged 15 years and over by work activity during the reference year - 25% sample dataCensus data footnote 164 28,643,020 13,990,430 14,652,580 28,643,020 13,990,430 14,652,580
Did not workCensus data footnote 165 9,282,005 3,930,570 5,351,440 9,282,005 3,930,570 5,351,440
Worked 19,361,010 10,059,865 9,301,150 19,361,010 10,059,865 9,301,150
Worked full year, full timeCensus data footnote 166 9,626,010 5,402,110 4,223,895 9,626,010 5,402,110 4,223,895
Worked part year and/or part timeCensus data footnote 167 9,735,005 4,657,755 5,077,245 9,735,005 4,657,755 5,077,245
Average weeks worked in reference year 42.4 42.9 42.0 42.4 42.9 42.0
Class of worker
Total labour force aged 15 years and over by class of worker - 25% sample dataCensus data footnote 168 18,672,470 9,731,825 8,940,640 18,672,470 9,731,825 8,940,640
Class of worker - not applicableCensus data footnote 169 404,350 197,705 206,640 404,350 197,705 206,640
All classes of workersCensus data footnote 170 18,268,125 9,534,120 8,734,000 18,268,125 9,534,120 8,734,000
Employee 16,073,685 8,158,745 7,914,940 16,073,685 8,158,745 7,914,940
Self-employedCensus data footnote 171 2,194,440 1,375,380 819,060 2,194,440 1,375,380 819,060
Occupation - National Occupational Classification (NOC) 2016
Total labour force population aged 15 years and over by occupation - National Occupational Classification (NOC) 2016 - 25% sample dataCensus data footnote 172 18,672,470 9,731,830 8,940,645 18,672,470 9,731,830 8,940,645
Occupation - not applicableCensus data footnote 169 404,350 197,710 206,640 404,350 197,710 206,640
All occupationsCensus data footnote 170 18,268,120 9,534,120 8,734,005 18,268,120 9,534,120 8,734,005
0 Management occupations 2,013,370 1,251,165 762,205 2,013,370 1,251,165 762,205
1 Business, finance and administration occupations 2,874,305 862,870 2,011,440 2,874,305 862,870 2,011,440
2 Natural and applied sciences and related occupations 1,273,660 990,560 283,105 1,273,660 990,560 283,105
3 Health occupations 1,245,885 244,730 1,001,155 1,245,885 244,730 1,001,155
4 Occupations in education, law and social, community and government services 2,138,445 672,945 1,465,495 2,138,445 672,945 1,465,495
5 Occupations in art, culture, recreation and sport 557,275 255,705 301,570 557,275 255,705 301,570
6 Sales and service occupations 4,265,895 1,843,510 2,422,390 4,265,895 1,843,510 2,422,390
7 Trades, transport and equipment operators and related occupations 2,668,875 2,504,290 164,585 2,668,875 2,504,290 164,585
8 Natural resources, agriculture and related production occupations 416,135 331,920 84,215 416,135 331,920 84,215
9 Occupations in manufacturing and utilities 814,285 576,435 237,845 814,285 576,435 237,845
Industry - North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) 2012
Total labour force population aged 15 years and over by Industry - North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) 2012 - 25% sample dataCensus data footnote 173 18,672,475 9,731,830 8,940,640 18,672,475 9,731,830 8,940,640
Industry - NAICS2012 - not applicableCensus data footnote 169 404,350 197,710 206,640 404,350 197,710 206,640
All industry categoriesCensus data footnote 170 18,268,125 9,534,120 8,734,000 18,268,125 9,534,120 8,734,000
11 Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting 444,680 310,000 134,675 444,680 310,000 134,675
21 Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction 271,300 219,880 51,420 271,300 219,880 51,420
22 Utilities 136,350 100,135 36,210 136,350 100,135 36,210
23 Construction 1,365,010 1,196,550 168,455 1,365,010 1,196,550 168,455
31-33 Manufacturing 1,596,570 1,149,745 446,820 1,596,570 1,149,745 446,820
41 Wholesale trade 665,685 451,230 214,455 665,685 451,230 214,455
44-45 Retail trade 2,110,200 984,090 1,126,115 2,110,200 984,090 1,126,115
48-49 Transportation and warehousing 876,050 656,375 219,670 876,050 656,375 219,670
51 Information and cultural industries 420,350 243,650 176,705 420,350 243,650 176,705
52 Finance and insurance 790,580 327,865 462,715 790,580 327,865 462,715
53 Real estate and rental and leasing 333,305 184,350 148,955 333,305 184,350 148,955
54 Professional, scientific and technical services 1,335,125 740,520 594,605 1,335,125 740,520 594,605
55 Management of companies and enterprises 28,795 12,795 16,000 28,795 12,795 16,000
56 Administrative and support, waste management and remediation services 802,420 462,825 339,590 802,420 462,825 339,590
61 Educational services 1,346,585 420,845 925,735 1,346,585 420,845 925,735
62 Health care and social assistance 2,138,025 383,755 1,754,270 2,138,025 383,755 1,754,270
71 Arts, entertainment and recreation 379,740 192,875 186,865 379,740 192,875 186,865
72 Accommodation and food services 1,283,725 535,210 748,515 1,283,725 535,210 748,515
81 Other services (except public administration) 814,695 371,880 442,815 814,695 371,880 442,815
91 Public administration 1,128,945 589,530 539,405 1,128,945 589,530 539,405
Place of work status
Total - Place of work status for the employed labour force aged 15 years and over in private households - 25% sample dataCensus data footnote 174 17,230,035 8,923,540 8,306,495 17,230,035 8,923,540 8,306,495
Worked at home 1,272,285 639,500 632,785 1,272,285 639,500 632,785
Worked outside Canada 78,815 54,235 24,580 78,815 54,235 24,580
No fixed workplace address 1,987,260 1,487,445 499,820 1,987,260 1,487,445 499,820
Worked at usual place 13,891,675 6,742,360 7,149,315 13,891,675 6,742,360 7,149,315

Source

Source: Statistics Canada, 2016 Census of Population.

How to cite

How to cite: Statistics Canada. 2017. Canada [Country] and Canada [Country] (table). Census Profile. 2016 Census. Statistics Canada Catalogue no. 98-316-X2016001. Ottawa. Released November 29, 2017.
https://www12.statcan.gc.ca/census-recensement/2016/dp-pd/prof/index.cfm?Lang=E (accessed March 1, 2021).

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