Dictionary, Census of Population, 2016
Full-time or part-time weeks worked during the reference year

Release date: May 3, 2017


Refers to whether the weeks worked during the reference year were full-time weeks (30 hours or more per week) or not, on the basis of all jobs held. Persons with a part-time job for part of the year and a full-time job for another part of the year were to report the information for the job at which they worked the most weeks.

Statistical unit(s)

Person 15 years or over


Not applicable

Reported in

2016 (25% sample); 2011Note 1 (30% sample); 2006, 2001, 1996, 1991, 1986 and 1981 (20% sample). For availability prior to 1981, please refer to Appendix 2.0.

Reported for

Population aged 15 years and over in private households, who worked for pay or in self-employment during the reference year.

Question number(s)

Direct variable: Question 47


Full time (30 hours or more per week); Part time (less than 30 hours per week)


The reference year is 2015.


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