Canada – Percentage of employed populationFootnote 1 aged 15 years and over who were self-employed,Footnote 2 by economic region

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This map shows the percentage of the employed population aged 15 years and over who were self-employed during the week of May 1 to May 7, 2016, by economic region.

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Summary

This table shows the category associated with the percentage of employed population aged 15 years and over who were self-employed during the reference week and by corresponding category colour.

Category classifications of the percentage of the employed population aged 15 years and over who were self-employed during the reference week, showing category colour.
Category Percentage of population aged 15 and over who were self-employed Colour
1 ≥15.0% Dark orange
2 12.5% to <15.0% Medium dark orange
3 10.0% to <12.5% Medium light orange
4 <10.0% Light orange
5 Sparsely populated (outside population ecumene) Pale grey

Economic regions are outlined with a black line.

Data

Summary

The following table lists the economic regions for Canada, their associated data values and the category to which they are assigned on the map.

Economic regions for Canada by percentage of the employed population aged 15 years and over who were self-employed during the reference week and associated category.
Economic region unique identifier Economic region name Percentage Category
1010 Avalon Peninsula, Newfoundland and Labrador 7.2 4
1020 South Coast--Burin Peninsula, Newfoundland and Labrador 6.3 4
1030 West Coast--Northern Peninsula--Labrador, Newfoundland and Labrador 5.3 4
1040 Notre Dame--Central Bonavista Bay, Newfoundland and Labrador 6.5 4
1110 Prince Edward Island, Prince Edward Island 11.5 3
1210 Cape Breton, Nova Scotia 7.1 4
1220 North Shore, Nova Scotia 10.6 3
1230 Annapolis Valley, Nova Scotia 11.7 3
1240 Southern, Nova Scotia 12.9 2
1250 Halifax, Nova Scotia 9.3 4
1310 Campbellton--Miramichi, New Brunswick 8.6 4
1320 Moncton--Richibucto, New Brunswick 8.9 4
1330 Saint John--St. Stephen, New Brunswick 8.7 4
1340 Fredericton--Oromocto, New Brunswick 8.2 4
1350 Edmundston--Woodstock, New Brunswick 11.5 3
2410 Gaspésie--Îles-de-la-Madeleine, Quebec 10.6 3
2415 Bas-Saint-Laurent, Quebec 11.6 3
2420 Capitale-Nationale, Quebec 10.1 3
2425 Chaudière-Appalaches, Quebec 12.3 3
2430 Estrie, Quebec 13.8 2
2433 Centre-du-Québec, Quebec 13.3 2
2435 Montérégie, Quebec 12.5 2
2440 Montréal, Quebec 12.6 2
2445 Laval, Quebec 11.8 3
2450 Lanaudière, Quebec 12.5 2
2455 Laurentides, Quebec 14.4 2
2460 Outaouais, Quebec 11.2 3
2465 Abitibi-Témiscamingue, Quebec 9.3 4
2470 Mauricie, Quebec 11.4 3
2475 Saguenay--Lac-Saint-Jean, Quebec 9.5 4
2480 Côte-Nord, Quebec 6.5 4
2490 Nord-du-Québec, Quebec 4.3 4
3510 Ottawa, Ontario 11.0 3
3515 Kingston--Pembroke, Ontario 11.5 3
3520 Muskoka--Kawarthas, Ontario 14.9 2
3530 Toronto, Ontario 12.8 2
3540 Kitchener--Waterloo--Barrie, Ontario 11.8 3
3550 Hamilton--Niagara Peninsula, Ontario 11.1 3
3560 London, Ontario 11.5 3
3570 Windsor--Sarnia, Ontario 10.1 3
3580 Stratford--Bruce Peninsula, Ontario 18.0 1
3590 Northeast, Ontario 9.5 4
3595 Northwest, Ontario 8.2 4
4610 Southeast, Manitoba 14.8 2
4620 South Central, Manitoba 18.4 1
4630 Southwest, Manitoba 14.3 2
4640 North Central, Manitoba 16.8 1
4650 Winnipeg, Manitoba 8.1 4
4660 Interlake, Manitoba 15.0 1
4670 Parklands, Manitoba 22.1 1
4680 North, Manitoba 3.8 4
4710 Regina--Moose Mountain, Saskatchewan 12.6 2
4720 Swift Current--Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan 23.3 1
4730 Saskatoon--Biggar, Saskatchewan 13.1 2
4740 Yorkton--Melville, Saskatchewan 22.0 1
4750 Prince Albert, Saskatchewan 18.0 1
4760 Northern, Saskatchewan 4.1 4
4810 Lethbridge--Medicine Hat, Alberta 14.6 2
4820 Camrose--Drumheller, Alberta 20.9 1
4830 Calgary, Alberta 12.3 3
4840 Banff--Jasper--Rocky Mountain House, Alberta 16.3 1
4850 Red Deer, Alberta 14.6 2
4860 Edmonton, Alberta 10.5 3
4870 Athabasca--Grande Prairie--Peace River, Alberta 16.5 1
4880 Wood Buffalo--Cold Lake, Alberta 9.6 4
5910 Vancouver Island and Coast, British Columbia 15.8 1
5920 Lower Mainland--Southwest, British Columbia 13.9 2
5930 Thompson--Okanagan, British Columbia 15.8 1
5940 Kootenay, British Columbia 16.7 1
5950 Cariboo, British Columbia 11.7 3
5960 North Coast, British Columbia 9.6 4
5970 Nechako, British Columbia 15.5 1
5980 Northeast, British Columbia 14.1 2
6010 Yukon, Yukon 12.6 2
6110 Northwest Territories, Northwest Territories 6.0 4
6210 Nunavut, Nunavut 3.2 4

Note(s)

Footnote 1

The employed (employees and self-employed) refers to persons who did any work at all jobs or businesses or had a job, including those absent due to such factors as illness, vacation, etc. during the week of May 1 to May 7, 2016.

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Footnote 2

Refers to persons operating a business, farm or professional practice, alone or in partnership, and unpaid family workers during the week of May 1 to May 7, 2016.

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Source

Statistics Canada, Census of Population, 2016.

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