Table 1
Average commuting time to work and proportion of workers, by selected characteristics, 2010

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Table 1
Average commuting time to work and proportion of workers, by selected characteristics, 2010
This table displays the results of Average commuting time to work and proportion of workers.
This information is grouped by Type of region of residence, Census metropolitan area, Mode of transportation, Type of region and mode of transportation, Census metropolitan areas of 1,000,000 or more residents, and Census metropolitan areas of 250,000 to 999,999 residents (appearing as row headers),
calculated using Average minutes and percentage as a unit of measure.
  Commuting time
Average minutes Less than 15 minutes 15 to 29 minutes 30 to 44 minutes 45 minutes or more
percentage
Total Canada 26 30 33 19 17
Type of region of residence
Census metropolitan areas of 1,000,000 or more residents 30 19 33 25 23
Census metropolitan areas of 250,000 to 999,999 residents 25* 29* 38* 18* 15*
Census metropolitan areas of less than 250,000 residents 19* 41* 39* 13* 7*
Census agglomerations 19* 49* 31 11* 10*
Outside of census metropolitan areas and census agglomerations 23* 41* 29* 15* 15*
Census metropolitan area
Toronto 33 15 33 25 27
Montréal 31 20 27 27 27
Vancouver 30* 22* 33 25 21*
Ottawa–Gatineau 27* 15E 50* 21 14E*
Calgary 26* 21E 33 29 16E*
Edmonton 23* 27* 41 20 12E*
Mode of transportation
Car or private vehicle 24 31 36 18 15
Public transit 44* 5* 21* 30* 43*
Active transportation (walking or cycling) 14* 57* 27* 14* F*
Type of region and mode of transportation
Census metropolitan areas of 1,000,000 or more residents
Car/private vehicle 27 21 37 24 18
Public transit 44* 5E* 20* 31* 44*
Census metropolitan areas of 250,000 to 999,999 residents
Car/private vehicle 23 31 40 17 12
Public transit 46* F* 25E* 29E* 42*
E use with caution
F too unreliable to be published
† reference group
* statistically significant difference from reference group at p < 0.05
Source: Statistics Canada, General Social Survey, 2010.
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