Labour force characteristics by immigrant status, by detailed age group

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Labour force characteristics by immigrant status, by detailed age group
  2016
  15 years and over 15 to 24 years 25 to 54 years 55 years and over
  %
Employment rate        
Total population 61.1 55.4 81.4 35.5
Landed immigrants1 58.3 47.7 77.6 34.5
Immigrants, landed 5 or less years earlier 59.8 44.0 68.2 24.2
Immigrants, landed more than 5 to 10 years earlier 66.7 47.9 76.1 39.4
Immigrants, landed more than 10 years earlier 56.4 49.6 80.7 34.6
Born in Canada 62.2 57.5 83.2 35.8
Unemployment rate        
Total population 7.0 13.1 6.0 6.0
Landed immigrants1 7.5 14.7 6.9 6.8
Immigrants, landed 5 or less years earlier 11.3 15.5 10.2 18.8
Immigrants, landed more than 5 to 10 years earlier 8.8 14.3 7.7 10.8
Immigrants, landed more than 10 years earlier 6.4 14.5 5.9 6.2
Born in Canada 6.8 12.7 5.5 5.7

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