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2011 National Household Survey: Data tables

Tabulation: Mother Tongue (8), Knowledge of Official Languages (5), Highest Certificate, Diploma or Degree (15), Labour Force Status (8), Immigrant Status and Period of Immigration (11), Age Groups (10C) and Sex (3) for the Population Aged 15 Years and Over, in Private Households of Canada, Provinces, Territories, Census Metropolitan Areas and Census Agglomerations, 2011 National Household Survey

About this variable: Labour force status (8)

Definition

Labour force status

Part A - Short definition
Not applicable


Part B - Detailed definition
Refers to whether a person was employed, unemployed or not in the labour force during the week of Sunday, May 1 to Saturday, May 7, 2011.

Early enumeration was conducted in remote, isolated parts of the provinces and territories in February, March and April 2011. When enumeration has taken place before May 2011, the reference date used is the date on which the household was enumerated.

Values

  1. Total - Labour force status Footnote 1
  2. In the labour force
  3. Employed
  4. Unemployed
  5. Not in the labour force
  6. Participation rate
  7. Employment rate
  8. Unemployment rate

Footnotes

Footnote 1

In the past, this variable was called Labour force activity.

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