Survey of Employment, Payrolls and Hours (SEPH)

Number of employee, count

Number refers to the count of observations of a given statistical unit.

Employee refers to any person receiving pay for services rendered in Canada or for an employer paid absence, and for whom the employer is required to complete a Canada Revenue Agency T4 slip. These persons may work on a full-time, part-time, casual or temporary basis.

The data for this variable are reported using the following measurements:

  • Whole number
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