Table 16
Employment, employment rate and unemployment rate for women and men, by immigration status, 2006 to 2009

Table 16
Employment, employment rate and unemployment rate for women and men, by immigration status, 2006 to 2009
Table summary
This table displays the results of Employment, employment rate and unemployment rate for women and men. This information is grouped by Immigration status and year appearing as row headers, and is grouped by Women aged 15 years and over, Men aged 15 years and over, Women as a percentage of total employment, Employment, Employment rate and Unemployment rate appearing as column headers with a unit measurment of thousands and percentage.
Immigration status and year Women aged 15 years and over Men aged 15 years and over Women as
a percentage
of total employment
Employment Employment rate Unemploy-ment rate Employment Employment rate Unemploy-ment rate
thousands percentage thousands percentage
Total 2006 7,757.2 58.3 6.1 8,727.1 67.7 6.5 47.1
2007 7,977.5 59.1 5.6 8,888.9 68.0 6.4 47.3
2008 8,104.5 59.3 5.7 9,021.3 68.1 6.6 47.3
2009 8,076.2 58.3 7.0 8,772.7 65.2 9.4 47.9
Total Landed immigrants 2006 1,523.4 51.2 7.5 1,795.5 64.4 6.4 45.9
2007 1,593.2 51.9 7.4 1,842.9 64.5 6.7 46.4
2008 1,606.6 51.5 7.4 1,870.0 64.4 6.7 46.2
2009 1,617.6 51.0 9.6 1,801.4 61.4 10.5 47.3
Very recent immigrants, 5 years or less 2006 201.4 48.2 14.2 256.1 67.6 10.9 44.0
2007 203.4 48.0 13.3 266.0 67.7 10.7 43.3
2008 220.7 49.4 14.1 286.2 70.8 9.9 43.5
2009 213.4 49.1 15.9 259.0 65.7 14.3 45.2
Recent immigrants, 5 to 10 years 2006 239.2 57.3 10.3 289.8 73.8 7.4 45.2
2007 256.7 59.5 8.5 288.6 73.8 8.0 47.1
2008 246.8 56.3 9.5 303.0 73.2 8.2 44.9
2009 253.2 56.3 12.6 296.9 68.5 13.4 46.0
Established immigrants, 10 plus years 2006 1,082.8 50.6 5.5 1,249.6 62.0 5.2 46.4
2007 1,133.1 51.2 6.0 1,288.3 62.1 5.5 46.8
2008 1,139.1 51.0 5.6 1,280.7 61.4 5.7 47.1
2009 1,151.0 50.3 7.5 1,245.6 59.2 8.9 48.0
Non-landed immigrants 2006 109.6 48.0 8.6 143.4 62.6 6.4 43.3
2007 112.0 49.8 7.2 134.1 61.7 7.8 45.5
2008 116.4 50.7 7.5 142.2 63.7 7.3 45.0
2009 124.5 53.7 7.8 148.9 63.4 8.8 45.5
Born in Canada 2006 6,124.1 60.6 5.6 6,788.2 68.8 6.5 47.4
2007 6,272.3 61.5 5.1 6,911.9 69.2 6.2 47.6
2008 6,381.5 61.8 5.2 7,009.1 69.2 6.5 47.7
2009 6,334.1 60.6 6.3 6,822.3 66.4 9.1 48.1
Source: Statistics Canada, Labour Force Survey.
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