Census 2A-L - 2016

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Introduction

Purpose

The census provides a detailed statistical portrait of Canada and its people by their demographic, social and economic characteristics. This information is important for communities and is vital for planning services such as child care, schooling, family services, and skills training for employment.

Authority

This information is collected under the authority of the Statistics Act, R.S.C. 1985, c. S-19.

Confidential when completed.

Confidentiality

THE LAW PROTECTS WHAT YOU TELL US

The confidentiality of your responses is protected by law. All Statistics Canada employees have taken an oath of secrecy. Your personal information cannot be given to anyone outside Statistics Canada without your consent. This is your right.

Assistance

ANY QUESTIONS?

- www.census.gc.ca
- Call us free of charge at 1-855-700-2016
- TTY: 1-866-753-7083

Ce questionnaire est disponible en français (1-855-700-2016)

Introduction statement

Message from the Chief Statistician of Canada

The census provides a portrait of our people and the places in which we live. Census information is important for your community and is vital for planning its public services. Be part of this new portrait of Canada and complete your census questionnaire.

In order to reduce the number of questions in this questionnaire, Statistics Canada will obtain your income information from personal income tax and benefits records.

By law, your household must complete a census questionnaire. Your answers are collected under the authority of the Statistics Act and will be kept strictly confidential.

The information that you provide may be used by Statistics Canada for other statistical and research purposes or may be combined with other survey or administrative data sources.

Thank you for your cooperation.

Wayne R. Smith
Chief Statistician of Canada

Reporting instructions

Complete your census questionnaire:

- ONLINE: at www.census.gc.ca by using the secure access code printed above.

or

- ON PAPER: please print using CAPITAL LETTERS.

STEP A

STEP A - Question identifier:1.

What is your telephone number?

  • 1: Telephone Number

STEP A - Question identifier:2.

What email address could we use to contact your household, if applicable?

  • 1: Email address

STEP A - Question identifier:3.

What is the address of this dwelling?

  • 1: Number (and suffix, if applicable) (e.g., 302, 151 B, 16 1/2)
  • 2: Street name, street type (e.g., DR = Drive), direction (e.g., N = North)
  • 3: Apartment/unit
  • 4: City, municipality, town, village, Indian reserve
  • 5: Province/territory
  • 6: Postal code

STEP A - Question identifier:4.

What is the mailing address of this dwelling, if different from above?

  • 1: Mailing address (e.g., Rural Route, PO Box, Lot and Concession or General Delivery)

STEP B

WHOM TO INCLUDE IN STEP B

- All persons who have their main residence at this address on May 10, 2016, including newborn babies, room-mates and persons who are temporarily away,

- Canadian citizens, landed immigrants (permanent residents), persons asking for refugee status (refugee claimants), persons from another country with a work or study permit and family members living here with them,

- Persons staying at this address temporarily on May 10, 2016 who have no main residence elsewhere.

WHERE TO INCLUDE PERSONS WITH MORE THAN ONE RESIDENCE

- CHILDREN IN JOINT CUSTODY should be included in the home of the parent where they live most of the time. Children who spend equal time with each parent should be included in the home of the parent with whom they are staying on May 10, 2016.

- STUDENTS who return to live with their parents during the year should be included at their parents' address, even if they live elsewhere while attending school or working at a summer job.

- SPOUSES OR COMMON-LAW PARTNERS TEMPORARILY AWAY who stay elsewhere while working or studying should be listed at the main residence of their family, if they return periodically.

- PERSONS IN AN INSTITUTION for less than six months (for example, in a home for the aged, a hospital or a prison) should be listed at their usual residence.

IF THIS ADDRESS IS:

- a SECONDARY RESIDENCE (for example, a cottage) for ALL PERSONS who stayed here on May 10, 2016 (all these persons have their main residence elsewhere in Canada), mark this circle. Print your name, your telephone number and your main residence address. Do not answer other questions.

- a DWELLING OCCUPIED ONLY BY RESIDENTS OF ANOTHER COUNTRY VISITING CANADA (for example, on vacation or on a business trip), mark this circle. Print your name, your telephone number and your country of residence. Do not answer other questions.

- the HOME OF A GOVERNMENT REPRESENTATIVE OF ANOTHER COUNTRY (for example, an embassy or a high commission) and family members, mark this circle. Print your name, your telephone number and the country that you represent. Do not answer other questions.

Name
Telephone number
Number (and suffix, if applicable) (e.g., 302, 151 B, 16 1/2)
Street name, street type (e.g., DR = Drive), direction (e.g., N = North)
Apartment/unit
City, municipality, town, village, Indian reserve
Province/territory
Postal code
Country

Mail this questionnaire in the enclosed envelope today.

STEP B - Question identifier:1.

Including yourself, how many persons usually live at this address on May 10, 2016?

Include all persons who have their main residence at this address, even if they are temporarily away.
See the instructions in step B (joint custody, students, landed immigrants, secondary residence, etc.).

  • 1: Number of persons

STEP B - Question identifier:2.

Including yourself, list all persons who usually live here on May 10, 2016.

Important: Begin the list with an adult followed, if applicable, by that person's spouse or common-law partner and by their children. Continue with all other persons who usually live at this address.

  • 1: FAMILY NAME(S), GIVEN NAME(S)

STEP C

STEP C - Question identifier:1.

Did you leave anyone out of step B because you were not sure the person should be listed? For example, a student, a child in joint custody, a person temporarily away, a person who lives here temporarily, a resident from another country with a work or study permit, a refugee claimant, etc.

  • 1: No
  • 2: Yes. Specify the name, the relationship and the reason.
    - Name(s) and Relationship
    - Reason

STEP D

STEP D - Question identifier:1.

Is anyone listed in step B a farm operator who produces at least one agricultural product intended for sale?
For example, crops, livestock, milk, poultry, eggs, greenhouse or nursery products, Christmas trees, sod, honey, bees, maple syrup products, furs, etc.

  • 1: No. Go to step E.
  • 2: Yes

STEP D - Question identifier:2.

Does this farm operator make the day-to-day management decisions related to the farm?

  • 1: No
  • 2: Yes

STEP E

Copy the names in step B to question 1.
Keep the same order.
If more than five persons live here, you will need an extra questionnaire; call 1-855-700-2016.

STEP E - Question identifier:1.

NAME

In the spaces provided, copy the names in the same order as in step B. Then answer the following questions for each person.

The following questions refer to each person's situation on May 10, 2016, unless otherwise specified.

  • 1: Family Name, Given Name

STEP E - Question identifier:2.

What is this person's sex?

  • 1: Male
  • 2: Female

STEP E - Question identifier:3.

What are this person's date of birth and age?

Example: Day 23 Month 02 Year 1974 Age 42
If exact date is not known, enter best estimate.
For children under the age of 1, enter 0.

  • 1: Day, Month, Year
  • 2: Age

STEP E - Question identifier:4.

What is this person's marital status?

Mark one circle only.

  • 1: Never legally married
  • 2: Legally married (and not separated)
  • 3: Separated, but still legally married
  • 4: Divorced
  • 5: Widowed

STEP E - Question identifier:5.

Is this person living with a common-law partner?

Common-law refers to two people who live together as a couple but who are not legally married to each other.

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No

STEP E - Question identifier:6.

What is the relationship of this person to Person 1?

If none of the responses in the list describes this person's relationship to Person 1, then specify a response under "Other relationship".

  • 1: Person 1

    Person 2
    1: Opposite-sex husband or wife of Person 1
    2: Opposite-sex common-law partner of Person 1
    3: Same-sex married spouse of Person 1
    4: Same-sex common-law partner of Person 1
    5: Son or daughter of Person 1 only
    6: Grandchild of Person 1
    7: Son-in-law or daughter-in-law of Person 1
    8: Father or mother of Person 1
    9: Father-in-law or mother-in-law of Person 1
    10: Brother or sister of Person 1
    11: Foster child
    12: Room-mate, lodger or boarder
    13: Other relationship - specify:

    Person 3-6
    1: Son or daughter of both Persons 1 and 2
    2: Son or daughter of Person 1 only
    3: Son or daughter of Person 2 only
    4: Grandchild of Person 1
    5: Son-in-law or daughter-in-law of Person 1
    6: Father or mother of Person 1
    7: Father-in-law or mother-in-law of Person 1
    8: Brother or sister of Person 1
    9: Foster child
    10: Room-mate, lodger or boarder
    11: Other relationship - specify:

STEP E - Question identifier:7.

Can this person speak English or French well enough to conduct a conversation?

Mark one circle only.

  • 1: English only
  • 2: French only
  • 3: Both English and French
  • 4: Neither English nor French

STEP E - Question identifier:8. a)

What language does this person speak most often at home?

  • 1: English
  • 2: French
  • 3: Other language - specify:

STEP E - Question identifier:8 b)

Does this person speak any other languages on a regular basis at home?

  • 1: No
  • 2: Yes, English
  • 3: Yes, French
  • 4: Yes, other language - specify:

STEP E - Question identifier:9.

What is the language that this person first learned at home in childhood and still understands?

If this person no longer understands the first language learned, indicate the second language learned.

  • 1: English
  • 2: French
  • 3: Other language - specify:

STEP E - Question identifier:10.

This question is for all persons listed on the questionnaire. If you are answering on behalf of other people, please consult each person.

Does this person agree to make his or her 2016 Census information available in 2108 (92 years after the census)?

Only if you answer "Yes" will your responses be available to future generations and historical researchers, 92 years after the 2016 Census, in 2108.

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No

ACTIVITIES OF DAILY LIVING

The following question is about difficulties a person may have doing certain activities. Only difficulties or long-term conditions that have lasted or are expected to last for six months or more should be considered.

ACTIVITIES OF DAILY LIVING - Question identifier:11. a)

Does this person have any:
difficulty seeing (even when wearing glasses or contact lenses)?

  • 1: No
  • 2: Sometimes
  • 3: Often
  • 4: Always

ACTIVITIES OF DAILY LIVING - Question identifier:b)

Does this person have any:
difficulty hearing (even when using a hearing aid)?

  • 1: No
  • 2: Sometimes
  • 3: Often
  • 4: Always

ACTIVITIES OF DAILY LIVING - Question identifier:c)

Does this person have any:
difficulty walking, using stairs, using his/her hands or fingers or doing other physical activities?

  • 1: No
  • 2: Sometimes
  • 3: Often
  • 4: Always

ACTIVITIES OF DAILY LIVING - Question identifier:d)

Does this person have any:
difficulty learning, remembering or concentrating?

  • 1: No
  • 2: Sometimes
  • 3: Often
  • 4: Always

ACTIVITIES OF DAILY LIVING - Question identifier:e)

Does this person have any:
emotional, psychological or mental health conditions (e.g., anxiety, depression, bipolar disorder, substance abuse, anorexia, etc.)?

  • 1: No
  • 2: Sometimes
  • 3: Often
  • 4: Always

ACTIVITIES OF DAILY LIVING - Question identifier:f)

Does this person have any:
other health problem or long-term condition that has lasted or is expected to last for six months or more?

Exclude: any health problems previously reported above.

  • 1: No
  • 2: Sometimes
  • 3: Often
  • 4: Always

SOCIOCULTURAL INFORMATION

SOCIOCULTURAL INFORMATION - Question identifier:12.

Where was this person born?

Specify one response only, according to present boundaries.

  • : Born in Canada
  • 1: Nfld.Lab.
  • 2: P.E.I.
  • 3: N.S.
  • 4: N.B.
  • 5: Quebec
  • 6: Ontario
  • 7: Manitoba
  • 8: Sask.
  • 9: Alberta
  • 10: B.C.
  • 11: Yukon
  • 12: N.W.T.
  • 13: Nunavut
  • 14: Born outside Canada - specify country:

SOCIOCULTURAL INFORMATION - Question identifier:13.

Of what country is this person a citizen?

Indicate more than one citizenship, if applicable.
"Canada, by naturalization" refers to the process by which an immigrant is granted citizenship of Canada, under the Citizenship Act.

  • 1: Canada, by birth
  • 2: Canada, by naturalization
  • 3: Other country - specify:

SOCIOCULTURAL INFORMATION - Question identifier:14.

Is this person now, or has this person ever been, a landed immigrant?

A "landed immigrant" (permanent resident) is a person who has been granted the right to live in Canada permanently by immigration authorities.

  • 1: No. Go to question 16.
  • 2: Yes

SOCIOCULTURAL INFORMATION - Question identifier:15.

In what year did this person first become a landed immigrant?

Example: Year 1974
If exact year is not known, enter best estimate.

  • 1: Year

SOCIOCULTURAL INFORMATION - Question identifier:16.

What language(s), other than English or French, can this person speak well enough to conduct a conversation?

  • 1: None; OR
  • 2: Other language(s) - specify:

SOCIOCULTURAL INFORMATION - Question identifier:17.

What were the ethnic or cultural origins of this person's ancestors?

This question collects information on the ancestral origins of the population and provides information about the composition of Canada's diverse population.

An ancestor is usually more distant than a grandparent.
For example, Canadian, English, Chinese, French, East Indian, Italian, German, Scottish, Cree, Mi'kmaq, Salish, Métis, Inuit, Filipino, Irish, Dutch, Ukrainian, Polish, Portuguese, Vietnamese, Korean, Jamaican, Greek, Iranian, Lebanese, Mexican, Somali, Colombian, etc.

  • 1: Specify as many origins as applicable using capital letters.

SOCIOCULTURAL INFORMATION - Question identifier:18.

Is this person an Aboriginal person, that is, First Nations (North American Indian), Métis or Inuk (Inuit)?

Note: First Nations (North American Indian) includes Status and Non-Status Indians.
If "Yes", mark the circle(s) that best describe(s) this person now.

  • 1: No, not an Aboriginal person. Continue with the next question.
  • 2: Yes, First Nations (North American Indian). Go to question 20.
  • 3: Yes, Métis. Go to question 20.
  • 4: Yes, Inuk (Inuit). Go to question 20.

SOCIOCULTURAL INFORMATION - Question identifier:19.

Is this person:

This question collects information in accordance with the Employment Equity Act and its Regulations and Guidelines to support programs that promote equal opportunity for everyone to share in the social, cultural, and economic life of Canada.
Mark more than one circle or specify, if applicable.

  • 1: White
  • 2: South Asian (e.g., East Indian, Pakistani, Sri Lankan, etc.)
  • 3: Chinese
  • 4: Black
  • 5: Filipino
  • 6: Latin American
  • 7: Arab
  • 8: Southeast Asian (e.g., Vietnamese, Cambodian, Laotian, Thai, etc.)
  • 9: West Asian (e.g., Iranian, Afghan, etc.)
  • 10: Korean
  • 11: Japanese
  • 12: Other - specify:

SOCIOCULTURAL INFORMATION - Question identifier:20.

Is this person a Status Indian (Registered or Treaty Indian as defined by the Indian Act of Canada)?

  • 1: No
  • 2: Yes, Status Indian (Registered or Treaty)

SOCIOCULTURAL INFORMATION - Question identifier:21.

Is this person a member of a First Nation/Indian band?

If "Yes", which First Nation/Indian band?
For example, Musqueam Indian Band, Sturgeon Lake First Nation, Atikamekw of Manawan.

  • 1: No
  • 2: Yes, member of a First Nation/Indian band.
    Specify name of First Nation/Indian band.

MOBILITY

Mark one circle only.

Note:
For those who mark the fourth circle:
Please give the name of the city or town rather than the metropolitan area of which it is a part.
For example:
- Saanich rather than Victoria (metropolitan area);
- St. Albert rather than Edmonton (metropolitan area);
- Laval rather than Montréal (metropolitan area).

MOBILITY - Question identifier:22.

Where did this person live 1 year ago, that is, on May 10, 2015?

  • 1: Born after May 10, 2015
  • 2: Lived at the same address as now
  • 3: Lived at a different address in the same city, town, village, township, municipality or Indian reserve
  • 4: Lived in a different city, town, village, township, municipality or Indian reserve in Canada.
    Specify the name of the city, town, village, township, municipality or Indian reserve of residence 1 year ago.
    - Province/territory
    - Postal code
  • 5: Lived outside Canada.
    Specify the country of residence 1 year ago.

MOBILITY - Question identifier:23.

Where did this person live 5 years ago, that is, on May 10, 2011?

  • 1: Born after May 10, 2011
  • 2: Lived at the same address as now
  • 3: Lived at a different address in the same city, town, village, township, municipality or Indian reserve
  • 4: Lived in a different city, town, village, township, municipality or Indian reserve in Canada.
    Specify the name of the city, town, village, township, municipality or Indian reserve of residence 5 years ago.
    - Province/territory
    - Postal code
  • 5: Lived outside Canada.
    Specify the country of residence 5 years ago.

PLACE OF BIRTH OF PARENTS

PLACE OF BIRTH OF PARENTS - Question identifier:24.

Where was each of this person's parents born?

Mark or specify country according to present boundaries.

  • a): Father
  • 1: Born in Canada
  • 2: Born outside Canada - specify country:
  • b): Mother
  • 1: Born in Canada
  • 2: Born outside Canada - specify country:

EDUCATION

Answer questions 25 to 49 for each person aged 15 years and over.

Continue only for each person aged 15 years and over (born before May 10, 2001).

EDUCATION - Question identifier:25.

Has this person completed a high school (secondary school) diploma or equivalent?

Examples of high school equivalency certificates are General Educational Development (GED) and Adult Basic Education (ABE).
High school diploma or certificate

  • 1: Yes, high school diploma
  • 2: Yes, high school equivalency certificate
  • 3: No

EDUCATION - Question identifier:26. a)

Has this person completed a Registered Apprenticeship or other trades certificate or diploma?

Mark as many circles as applicable.
For example, hairstyling, cooking, electrician, carpentry, etc.
Registered Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma

  • 1: Yes, Certificate of Apprenticeship or Certificate of Qualification (Journeyperson's designation)
  • 2: Yes, other trades certificate or diploma
  • 3: No

EDUCATION - Question identifier:26. b)

Has this person completed a college, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma?

Exclude: any certificates or diplomas reported in question 26 a).
Mark as many circles as applicable.
For example, accounting technology, industrial engineering technology, legal assistant, etc.
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma

  • 1: Yes, certificate or diploma from a program of less than 3 months
  • 2: Yes, certificate or diploma from a program of 3 months to less than 1 year
  • 3: Yes, certificate or diploma from a program of 1 year to 2 years
  • 4: Yes, certificate or diploma from a program of more than 2 years
  • 5: No

EDUCATION - Question identifier:26. c)

Has this person completed a university certificate, diploma or degree?

Mark as many circles as applicable.
University certificate, diploma or degree

  • 1: Yes, university certificate or diploma below bachelor level
  • 2: Yes, bachelor's degree (e.g., B.A., B.A.(Hons.), B.Sc., B.Ed., LL.B.)
  • 3: Yes, university certificate or diploma above bachelor level
  • 4: Yes, degree in medicine, dentistry, veterinary medicine or optometry (M.D., D.D.S., D.M.D., D.V.M., O.D.)
  • 5: Yes, master's degree (e.g., M.A., M.Sc., M.Ed., M.B.A.)
  • 6: Yes, earned doctorate (e.g., Ph.D.)
  • 7: No

EDUCATION - Question identifier:27.

What was the major field of study of the highest certificate, diploma or degree that this person completed?

Please be specific.
For example, automobile mechanics, health care attendant, medical laboratory technology, civil engineering, agricultural economics, etc.
Print in capital letters as follows: COMPUTER ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGY

  • 1: Major field of study of highest certificate, diploma or degree: OR
  • 2: No certificate, diploma or degree higher than high school. Go to question 29.

EDUCATION - Question identifier:28.

In what province, territory or country did this person complete his or her highest certificate, diploma or degree?

  • 1: In Canada — specify province or territory: OR
  • 2: Outside Canada — specify country:

EDUCATION - Question identifier:29.

At any time since September 2015, has this person attended a school, college, CEGEP or university?

Mark as many circles as applicable.
Report only attendance for courses that can be used as credits towards a certificate, diploma or degree. Distance learning for credit is included.
At any time since September 2015

  • 1: Yes, attended elementary, junior high school or high school
  • 2: Yes, attended trade school, business school, community college, technical institute, CEGEP or other non-university institution
  • 3: Yes, attended university
  • 4: No, did not attend school at any time since September 2015

LABOUR MARKET ACTIVITIES

Note: Many of the following questions refer to the week from Sunday, May 1 to Saturday, May 7, 2016.
Call 1-855-700-2016 for more information.

LABOUR MARKET ACTIVITIES - Question identifier:30.

During the week of Sunday, May 1 to Saturday, May 7, 2016, how many hours did this person spend working for pay or in self-employment?

Please enter the total number of hours worked for pay or in self-employment at all jobs held during the week of May 1 to May 7.
Exclude number of hours:
• away due to illness, on vacation or any other reasons
Include number of hours:
• working for wages, salary, tips or commission
• working overtime
• working in his/her own business, farm or professional practice, alone or in partnership
• working directly towards the operation of a family farm or business without formal pay arrangements (e.g., assisting in seeding, doing accounts)

  • 1: Number of hours (to the nearest hour). Go to question 36
  • 2: None. Continue with the next question.

LABOUR MARKET ACTIVITIES - Question identifier:31.

During the week of May 1 to May 7, 2016, was this person on temporary lay-off or absent from his/her job or business?

Mark one circle only.

  • 1: No
  • 2: Yes, on temporary lay-off from a job to which this person expects to return
  • 3: Yes, on vacation, ill, on strike or locked out, or absent for other reasons

LABOUR MARKET ACTIVITIES - Question identifier:32.

During the week of May 1 to May 7, 2016, did this person have definite arrangements to start a new job within the next four weeks?

  • 1: No
  • 2: Yes

LABOUR MARKET ACTIVITIES - Question identifier:33.

Did this person look for paid work during the four weeks from April 10 to May 7, 2016?

For example, did this person contact an employment centre, check with employers, place or answer newspaper ads, etc.?
Mark one circle only.

  • 1: No. Go to question 35.
  • 2: Yes, looked for full-time work
  • 3: Yes, looked for part-time work (less than 30 hours per week)

LABOUR MARKET ACTIVITIES - Question identifier:34.

Could this person have started a job during the week of Sunday, May 1 to Saturday, May 7, 2016 had one been available?

Mark one circle only.

  • 1: Yes, could have started a job
  • 2: No, already had a job
  • 3: No, because of temporary illness or disability
  • 4: No, because of personal or family responsibilities
  • 5: No, going to school
  • 6: No, other reasons

LABOUR MARKET ACTIVITIES - Question identifier:35.

When did this person last work for pay or in self-employment, even for a few days?

Mark one circle only.

  • 1: In 2016. Continue with the next question.
  • 2: In 2015. Continue with the next question.
  • 3: Before 2015. Go to question 49.
  • 4: Never. Go to question 49.

LABOUR MARKET ACTIVITIES - Question identifier:36.

For whom did this person work?

Note: Questions 36 to 45 refer to this person's job or business during the week of May 1 to May 7, 2016. If this person held no job, answer for the job of longest duration since January 1, 2015. If this person held more than one job, answer for the job at which he or she worked the most hours.

For self-employed persons, enter the name of their business. If the business does not have a name, enter the person's name.
Print in capital letters as follows: ABC CONCRETE PRODUCTS LIMITED
Name of firm, government agency, etc.

  • 1: Name of firm, government agency, etc.
  • 2: Section, plant, department, etc. (if applicable)

LABOUR MARKET ACTIVITIES - Question identifier:37.

What kind of business, industry or service was this?

Please be specific. For example:
• primary school
• municipal police
• wheat farm
• shoe store
• road construction

  • 1: Kind of business, industry or service

LABOUR MARKET ACTIVITIES - Question identifier:38.

What was this person's work or occupation?

Please be specific. For example:
• general practitioner
• fishing guide
• civil engineer
• secondary school teacher
(If in the Armed Forces, give rank.)

  • 1: Occupation

LABOUR MARKET ACTIVITIES - Question identifier:39.

In this work, what were this person's main activities?

Please be specific. For example:
• diagnose and provide care
• guided fishing parties
• design and build bridges
• taught mathematics

  • 1: Main activities

LABOUR MARKET ACTIVITIES - Question identifier:40.

In this job or business, was this person mainly:

Mark one circle only.

  • 1: working for wages, salary, tips or commission? Go to question 42.
  • 2: working without pay for his/her spouse or another relative in a family farm or business? Go to question 42.
  • 3: self-employed without paid help (alone or in partnership)?
  • 4: self-employed with paid help (alone or in partnership)?

LABOUR MARKET ACTIVITIES - Question identifier:41.

If self-employed, was this person's farm or business incorporated?

  • 1: No
  • 2: Yes

LABOUR MARKET ACTIVITIES - Question identifier:42.

At what address did this person usually work most of the time?

Example: 365 Laurier Ave. West

Number, Name, Type, Direction

If direction (e.g., North, South, East or West) is a part of the street address, please include it.

If street address is unknown or if the address is a post office box, specify the building or nearest street intersection. Do not give a post office box number.

Please give the name of the city or town rather than the metropolitan area of which it is a part.

For example:

- Saanich rather than Victoria (metropolitan area);
- St. Albert rather than Edmonton (metropolitan area);
- Laval rather than Montréal (metropolitan area).

If the address of work is different than the address of the employer, please provide the address where this person actually works (e.g., school teachers should provide the address of their school, not the address of the school board).

  • 1: Worked at home (including farms). Go to question 45.
  • 2: Worked outside Canada. Go to question 45.
  • 3: No fixed workplace address. Continue with the next question.
  • 4: Worked at the address specified below:
    Street address (see example)
    City, town, village, township, municipality or Indian reserve
    Province/territory
    Postal code

LABOUR MARKET ACTIVITIES - Question identifier:43. a)

How did this person usually get to work?

If this person used more than one method of travel to work, mark the one used for most of the travel distance.
Mark "Subway or elevated rail" for:
- Vancouver SkyTrain
- Toronto Subway/RT
- Montréal Metro
Mark "Light rail, streetcar or commuter train" for:
- Vancouver West Coast Express
- Calgary CTrain
- Edmonton LRT
- Toronto streetcars
- Toronto GO Train
- Ottawa O-Train
- Montréal commuter trains

  • 1: Car, truck or van - as a driver. Go to question 43 b)
  • 2: Car, truck or van - as a passenger. Go to question 43 b)
  • 3: Bus. Go to question 44 a)
  • 4: Subway or elevated rail. Go to question 44 a)
  • 5: Light rail, streetcar or commuter train. Go to question 44 a)
  • 6: Passenger ferry. Go to question 44 a)
  • 7: Walked to work. Go to question 44 a)
  • 8: Bicycle. Go to question 44 a)
  • 9: Motorcycle, scooter or moped. Go to question 44 a)
  • 10: Other method. Go to question 44 a)

LABOUR MARKET ACTIVITIES - Question identifier:43. b)

How many people, including this person, usually shared the ride to work in this car, truck or van?

  • 1: Drove alone
  • 2: 2 people
  • 3: 3 or more people

LABOUR MARKET ACTIVITIES - Question identifier:44. a)

What time did this person usually leave home to go to work?

  • 1: Time in hour and minutes.
    - hour : min
  • 2: Mark circle a.m. OR p.m.
    - a.m. OR p.m.

LABOUR MARKET ACTIVITIES - Question identifier:44. b)

How many minutes did it usually take this person to get from home to work?

  • 1: Number of minutes

LABOUR MARKET ACTIVITIES - Question identifier:45. a)

In this job, what language did this person use most often?

  • 1: English
  • 2: French
  • 3: Other language — specify:

LABOUR MARKET ACTIVITIES - Question identifier:45. b)

Did this person use any other languages on a regular basis in this job?

  • 1: No
  • 2: Yes, English
  • 3: Yes, French
  • 4: Yes, other language — specify:

LABOUR MARKET ACTIVITIES - Question identifier:46.

How many weeks did this person work in 2015?

Please enter the total number of weeks worked for pay or in self-employment at all jobs held in 2015.
Include those weeks in which this person:
• was on vacation or sick leave with pay,
• worked full time or part time,
• worked for wages, salary, tips or commission,
• was self-employed,
• worked directly toward the operation of a family farm or business without formal pay arrangements.

  • 1: None. Go to question 49; OR
  • 2: Number of weeks

LABOUR MARKET ACTIVITIES - Question identifier:47.

During most of those weeks, did this person work full time or part time?

Mark one circle only.

  • 1: Full time (30 hours or more per week)
  • 2: Part time (less than 30 hours per week)

LABOUR MARKET ACTIVITIES - Question identifier:48.

In 2015, did this person pay for child care, such as day care or babysitting, so that this person could work at his or her paid job(s)?

When child care or day camps help several people work, enter the amount only once.
Answer "Yes" or "No".
If "Yes", also enter the total amount for 2015.

  • 1: Yes. Enter the total amount for 2015.
  • 2: No

LABOUR MARKET ACTIVITIES - Question identifier:49.

In 2015, did this person pay child or spousal support payments to a former spouse or partner?

Support payments are covered by an agreement to pay a fixed amount on a regular basis. Exclude all other gifts or transfers of money. Include only support payments actually paid.
Answer "Yes" or "No".
If "Yes", also enter the total amount for 2015.

  • 1: Yes. Enter the total amount for 2015.
  • 2: No

STEP F

Answer questions F1 to F10 about this dwelling.
The questions refer to May 10, 2016 unless otherwise specified.

STEP F - Question identifier:F1

Who pays the rent or mortgage, taxes, electricity, etc., for this dwelling?

A dwelling is a separate set of living quarters with a private entrance from the outside or from a common hallway or stairway inside the building. This entrance should not be through someone else's living quarters.

If more than one person contributes to such payments, mark as many circles as apply.

  • 1: Person 1
  • 2: Person 2
  • 3: Person 3
  • 4: Person 4
  • 5: Person 5
  • 6: A person who is listed on another questionnaire for this dwelling
  • 7: A person who does not live here

STEP F - Question identifier:F2

Is this dwelling:

Mark one circle only.

  • 1: owned by you or a member of this household (even if it is still being paid for)?
  • 2: rented (even if no cash rent is paid)?

STEP F - Question identifier:F3

Is this dwelling part of a condominium development?

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No

STEP F - Question identifier:F4 a)

How many rooms are there in this dwelling?

Count: kitchen, bedrooms, finished rooms in attic or basement, etc.

Do not count: bathrooms, halls, vestibules and rooms used solely for business purposes.

  • 1: Number of rooms

STEP F - Question identifier:F4 b)

How many of these rooms are bedrooms?

Count: all rooms designed as bedrooms, even if they are now used for something else. Also count basement bedrooms.

  • 1: Number of bedrooms

STEP F - Question identifier:F5

When was this dwelling originally built?

Mark the period in which the building was completed, not the time of any later remodelling, additions or conversions. If year is not known, give best estimate.

  • 1: 1920 or before
  • 2: 1921-1945
  • 3: 1946-1960
  • 4: 1961-1970
  • 5: 1971-1980
  • 6: 1981-1990
  • 7: 1991-1995
  • 8: 1996-2000
  • 9: 2001-2005
  • 10: 2006-2010
  • 11: 2011-2016

STEP F - Question identifier:F6

Is this dwelling in need of any repairs?

Do not include desirable remodelling or additions.

  • 1: No, only regular maintenance is needed (painting, furnace cleaning, etc.)
  • 2: Yes, minor repairs are needed (missing or loose floor tiles, bricks or shingles, defective steps, railing or siding, etc.)
  • 3: Yes, major repairs are needed (defective plumbing or electrical wiring, structural repairs to walls, floors or ceilings, etc.)

STEP F - Question identifier:F7

Is this dwelling located on an agricultural operation that is operated by a member of this household?

  • 1: Yes. Go to step G.
  • 2: No. Continue this section.

STEP F - Question identifier:F8

For this dwelling, what are the YEARLY payments (last 12 months) for:

Answer questions F8 to F10 for this dwelling even if you own or rent more than one dwelling.
If the exact amount is not known, please give a best estimate.

STEP F - Question identifier:a)

Electricity?

  • 1: None
  • 2: Included in rent or other payments; OR Enter the amount per year

STEP F - Question identifier:b)

Oil, gas, coal, wood or other fuels?

  • 1: None
  • 2: Included in rent or other payments; OR Enter the amount per year

STEP F - Question identifier:c)

Water and other municipal services?

  • 1: None
  • 2: Included in rent or other payments; OR Enter the amount per year

STEP F - Question identifier:F9

For RENTERS only, answer parts a) and b):

STEP F - Question identifier:a)

What is the monthly rent paid for this dwelling?

  • 1: Rented without payment of cash rent; OR
  • 2: Enter the amount per month

STEP F - Question identifier:b)

Is this dwelling subsidized?

Subsidized housing includes rent geared to income,social housing, public housing, government assisted housing, non-profit housing, rent supplements, and housing allowances.

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No

STEP F - Question identifier:F10

For OWNERS only, answer parts a) through e):

STEP F - Question identifier:a)

What are the total regular monthly mortgage or loan payments for this dwelling?

  • 1: None. Go to part c); OR
  • 2: Enter the amount per month

STEP F - Question identifier:b)

Are the property taxes (municipal and school) included in the amount shown in part a)?

  • 1: Yes. Go to part d).
  • 2.: No

STEP F - Question identifier:c)

What are the estimated yearly property taxes (municipal and school) for this dwelling?

  • 1: None; OR
  • 2: Enter the amount per year

STEP F - Question identifier:d)

If you were to sell this dwelling now, for how much would you expect to sell it?

  • 1: Enter the amount

STEP F - Question identifier:e)

What are the monthly condominium fees?

  • 1: None; OR
  • 2: Enter the amount per month

STEP G

This question is for all persons listed on the questionnaire, including children younger than 15. If you are answering on behalf of other people, please consult each person.

Does this person agree to make his or her 2016 National Household Survey information available in 2108 (92 years after the National Household Survey)?

Only if you answer "Yes" will your responses be available to future generations and historical researchers, 92 years after the 2016 National Household Survey, in 2108.

  • 1: Yes
  • 2: No

STEP H

If more than five persons live here, you will need an extra questionnaire; call 1-855-700-2016.
You have now completed your questionnaire. Please mail it today. If you have lost the return envelope,
please mail the questionnaire to:
Statistics Canada
PO BOX 99997 STN FED-GOVT
Ottawa, ON K1A 9Z7
Thank you for your cooperation.

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