Table 5 
Usual work schedule at current or last main job and scheduling preferences, persons who worked in 2018 or after, Canada (provinces only), 2020 

Usual work schedule at current or last main job and scheduling preferences, persons who worked in 2018 or after, Canada (provinces only), 2020
  Distribution of workers within category Lower limit – 95% confidence interval1 Upper limit – 95% confidence interval1
  %%%
Type of work schedule 100.0 ... ...
Regular daytime hours or daytime shift 69.3 66.7 71.8
Regular evening hours or evening shift 6.4 4.9 7.9
Regular night hours or night shift 1.7 1.1 2.4
Irregular hours, irregular shifts, on call, or other schedule 22.6 20.3 24.9
Irregular or other schedule2: Weekly scheduling 100.0 ... ...
Schedule and number of hours did not change 10.9 7.7 14.1
Schedule did not change but number of hours did 14.3 10.4 18.2
Schedule changed but number of hours did not 12.5 8.6 16.4
Both schedule and number of hours changed 62.3 56.6 67.9
Irregular or other schedule2: Preference for regular schedule 100.0 ... ...
Yes 58.4 53.1 63.8
No 41.6 36.2 46.9
Satisfaction with hours      
Regular schedule 100.0 ... ...
Worked less than would have liked 8.8 7.1 10.5
Worked as much as would have liked 69.5 66.6 72.5
Worked more than would have liked 21.7 19.1 24.2
Irregular or other schedule2 100.0 ... ...
Worked less than would have liked 22.0 16.7 27.3
Worked as much as would have liked 54.8 49.2 60.5
Worked more than would have liked 23.2 18.8 27.6
...
not applicable
Note(s):
Population aged 15 and over who worked in 2018 or after, as of February or March 2020 (provinces only).
Source(s):
Statistics Canada, Survey on Quality of Employment, 2020 (5313).
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