Work activity during the reference year of person 15 years or over

Status: This standard was approved as a departmental standard on April 20, 2015.

Definition

Work activity during the reference year refers to whether or not a person 15 years or over worked during the reference year. For those who did work, this refers to the number of weeks in which the person worked for pay or in self-employment during the reference year at all jobs held, even if only for a few hours, and whether these weeks were mostly full time (30 hours or more per week) or mostly part time (less than 30 hours per week).

Person 15 years or over refers to an individual whose age is 15 years or over.

Derivation

Work activity during the reference year of a person 15 years or over is derived from the following information:

- Whether the person worked full-time or part-time most of the time during a reference year
- The number of weeks the person worked during a reference year

Conformity to relevant internationally recognized standards

There are no relevant internationally recognized standards.

Classifications

Relation to previous version

  • Work activity during the reference year of person 15 years or over April 20, 2015 to current

    This standard replaces the recommended standard 'Work activity during the reference year of person'.

  • Work activity during the reference year of person June 21, 2010 to April 19, 2015

    This standard was replaced by the 'Work activity during the reference year of person 15 years or over' as of April 20, 2015.

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