Labour Force Survey (LFS)

Weekly earnings of employee, value

Weekly earnings refer to the gross taxable payroll of employees expressed on a weekly basis. It is calculated for all employees, employees paid by the hour and salaried employees.

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:

  • Canadian dollar at current prices
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