Table 3
Full-time workers by population group and immigration status, 2006

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Population group Full-time workers
Canadian-born All immigrants Recent immigrants Non-permanent residents
percentage
Arab 14.0* 64.1* 18.8* 3.1
Black 24.3* 61.3* 11.4* 3.1
Chinese 15.6* 69.7* 13.2* 1.5
White 88.7* 9.9* 1.1* 0.3
West Asian 3.9* 71.8* 22.0* 2.4
East Asian 12.1* 67.2* 18.7 2.1
Latin American 9.2* 67.5* 17.1* 6.2
Korean 10.3* 63.5* 20.8* 5.4
Japanese 60.9* 24.9* 7.5* 6.7
Filipino 9.5* 65.9* 18.2* 6.5
† reference group
* statistically significant difference from reference group at p < 0.05
Source: Statistics Canada, Census of Population, 2006.