Table 6
Proportion of employment characteristics among people aged 25 to 54 by sex, Canada, 2015Table 6 Note 1

Table 6
Proportion of employment characteristics among people aged 25 to 54 by sex, Canada, 2015
Table summary
This table displays the results of Proportion of employment characteristics among people aged 25 to 54 by sex Women and Men, calculated using percent units of measure (appearing as column headers).
  Women Men
percent
Class of worker  
Paid employees

88.1

83.0

Public employees 29.9 15.7
Private employees 58.2 67.3
Self-employed  
1976 6.0 15.3
2015 11.8 17.0
Unpaid family worker 0.1 0.0
Job permanence  
Temporary 10.4 9.3
Permanent 89.6 90.7
Union coverage  
No 64.1 68.9
Yes 35.9 31.1
Average job tenure (in months)  
1976 67.6 101.4
2015 93.7 94.9
Multiple jobholder  
No  
1976 98.5 97.2
2015 93.5 95.5
Yes  
1976 1.5 2.8
2015 6.5 4.5
Multiple jobs as a paid employee 87.2 86.2
Multiple jobs involving self-employment, exclusively or in combination with paid employment 12.8 13.8
Main job is part-time 38.9 18.2
Selected reasons for working part-time  
Caring for children 11.9 1.7
Business conditions 29.0 35.1
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