Dictionary, Census of Population, 2016
Person with recent work experience
'Person with recent work experience' refers to persons 15 years and over who were employed at some point during a reference period such as a year or more, regardless of labour force status during the survey's reference week or reference day.
For the census, 'Person with recent work experience' refers to persons aged 15 years and over in private households who were employed at some point between January 1st of the year before census and the reference week of the census year regardless of labour force status during the survey's reference week.
Person 15 years or over
2016 (25% sample); 2011Note 1 (30% sample); 2006, 2001, 1996, 1991, 1986 and 1981 (20% sample). For availability prior to 1981, please refer to Appendix 2.0.
Population aged 15 years and over in private households.
For the 2016 Census, the long reference period referred to in the current definition is from January 1, 2015 to May 7, 2016.