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Ontario: Census 2006: Unpaid Work

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Geography:Ontario
Account:Employment and Working Conditions
Information:Census 2006: Unpaid Work
Selected Age Group: 15 and over
Data Source:Compiled by the Community Accounts Unit based on custom tabulations from the Census of Population 2006, Statistics Canada.
Copyright:Newfoundland & Labrador Statistics Agency, Government of Newfoundland and Labrador

a Housework reported here includes yard work and home maintenance.

Hours spent doing unpaid housework
Number of hours that the person spent doing housework, maintaining the house or doing yard work without getting paid for doing so.  For example, this includes time spent preparing meals, mowing the lawn, or cleaning the house, for oneself or for relatives, friends or neighbours (2006 Census Dictionary).
Hours spent looking after children, without pay
Number of hours that the person spent looking after children without getting paid for doing so.  For example, this includes time spent taking care of one's own children or looking after the children of relatives, friends or neighbours (2006 Census Dictionary).
Hours spent providing unpaid care or assistance to seniors
Number of hours that the person spent providing care or assistance to elderly people without getting paid for doing so.  This includes time spent giving personal care to an elderly relative, helping elderly neighbours with their shopping, and so on (2006 Census Dictionary).

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    15 and over
    15 to 24
    25 to 34
    25 to 54
    35 to 44
    45 to 54
    55 to 64
    65 to 74
    75 and over

   
  Male Female Total

Total Persons Doing Unpaid Work4,744,710 5,074,710 9,819,420
 
Total Persons doing unpaid houseworka557,985 392,375 950,360
Less than 5 hours1,414,395 920,640 2,335,040
5 to 14 hours1,651,645 1,538,930 3,190,575
15 to 29 hours763,060 1,220,225 1,983,285
30 to 59 hours278,425 707,445 985,870
60 hours or more79,190 295,095 374,285
 
Total Persons who spent time looking after children without pay4,744,710 5,074,710 9,819,420
No hours3,094,875 2,987,645 6,082,520
Less than 5 hours488,925 427,875 916,805
5 to 14 hours493,580 467,065 960,645
15 to 29 hours316,230 358,575 674,805
30 to 59 hours191,190 329,210 520,405
60 hours or more159,905 504,340 664,240
 
Total Persons providing unpaid care or assistance to seniors4,744,710 5,074,710 9,819,420
No hours3,971,290 4,009,300 7,980,585
Less than 5 hours505,305 606,470 1,111,775
5 to 9 hours159,155 253,780 412,940
10 to 19 hours55,610 100,710 156,320
20 or more hours53,355 104,445 157,800

Notes:

a Housework reported here includes yard work and home maintenance.

Source: Compiled by the Community Accounts Unit based on custom tabulations from the Census of Population 2006, Statistics Canada.

Copyright: Newfoundland & Labrador Statistics Agency
Government of Newfoundland and Labrador

Data last updated on August 18, 2017

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