Table 5
Employment rate of women with children by age of youngest child, 1976 to 2009

Table 5
Employment rate of women with children by age of youngest child, 1976 to 2009
Table summary
This table displays the results of Employment rate of women with children by age of youngest child. This information begins with the first row header as a category of Year. The following columns are grouped by age groups as series Youngest child less 3, Youngest child aged 3 to 5, Youngest child less than 6, Youngest child aged 6 to 15, Youngest child less than 16, Women under 55 with no children at home appearing as column headers, calculated using percentage as a unit of measure.
Year Youngest child less 3 Youngest child aged 3 to 5 Youngest child less than 6 Youngest child aged 6 to 15 Youngest child less than 16 Women under 55 with no children at home
percentage
1976 27.6 36.8 31.4 46.4 39.1 60.9
1981 39.3 46.7 42.1 56.2 49.3 66.0
1986 49.4 54.5 51.4 61.9 56.7 69.3
1991 54.4 60.1 56.5 69.0 62.8 72.6
1996 57.8 60.5 58.9 69.8 64.5 72.4
2001 61.3 67.0 63.7 75.3 70.1 76.8
2006 64.3 69.4 66.4 78.2 72.9 79.9
2007 65.1 72.6 68.1 79.4 74.3 80.9
2008 64.6 70.3 66.8 80.0 73.8 81.2
2009 64.4 69.7 66.5 78.5 72.9 80.4
Source: Statistics Canada, Labour Force Survey.