Labour Force Survey (LFS)

Type of work sought of person, category

Type of work sought identifies whether a job searcher is looking for full-time or part-time work. Unemployed persons on temporary layoff are classified as looking for full-time or part-time work on the basis of their usual hours at their former job.

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

The data for this variable are reported using the following classifications and/or lists:

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