Classification of main reason for working mostly part time

1 - Personal preference

This category includes persons who chose to work mostly part time.

2 - Student at school, college or university or attending training

This category includes persons who worked mostly part time because they were attending a formal education program.

3 - Business conditions

This category includes persons who worked mostly part time due to their employer not having enough work to keep them working on a full-time basis.

4 - Cared for own child(ren) or relative(s)

This category includes persons who worked mostly part time because they were attending to their children or to a relative's needs.

5 - Illness or disability of this person

This category includes persons who worked mostly part time because they were sick, incapacitated or disabled, whether temporarily or permanently.

6 - Could not find full-time work

This category includes persons who worked mostly part time because they were unable to find full-time work.

7 - Main reason for working mostly part time, n.e.c.

This category includes persons who worked mostly part time due to reasons other than personal preference; being a student at school, college or university or attending training; business conditions; caring for own child(ren) or relative(s); their own illness or disability; or not being able to find full-time work.

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