Work activity during the reference year of person

Status: This standard was replaced by the 'Work activity during the reference year of person 15 years or over' as of April 20, 2015.

Definition

Work activity during the reference year refers to whether or not the person worked during the reference year. For those who did work, this refers to the number of weeks in which the person worked for pay or in self-employment during the reference year at all jobs held, even if only for a few hours, and whether these weeks were mostly full time (30 hours or more per week) or mostly part time (less than 30 hours per week).

Person refers to an individual and is the unit of analysis for most social statistics programmes.

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Relation to previous version

  • Work activity during the reference year of person June 21, 2010 to April 19, 2015

    This standard was replaced by the 'Work activity during the reference year of person 15 years or over' as of April 20, 2015.

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