Table 4
The proportion of non-permanent residents who work full-time, by select characteristics, select years

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Characteristics Non-permanent residents who work full time
1991 1996 2001 2006
in years
Mean age 32.9* 34.4* 35.3 35.1
  percentage
Female 44.6* 38.2* 36.8* 41.0
City or town dweller 94.4* 92.5* 91.7* 92.1
University degree 24.5* 36.8* 40.5* 46.1
Married 50.8* 57.5* 61.2* 59.6
Speaks English 90.9* 89.8* 88.7* 91.2
Speaks French 13.1* 17.4* 18.5* 17.4
No official language 5.8* 6.2* 7.2* 5.7
Visible minority 68.1* 54.6* 52.6* 62.7
  in hours
Mean hours worked per week 43.2* 45.3* 45.0 44.8

† reference group
* statistically significant difference from reference group at p < 0.05
Source: Statistics Canada, Census of Population, 1991, 1996, 2001, 2006.