Estimating the economic value of unpaid household work in Canada, 2015 to 2019

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The following paper summarizes a study completed by the National Economic Accounts Division at Statistics Canada, and funded by Wage and Gender Equality Canada (WAGE) to estimate the value of unpaid household work from 2015 to 2019. The paper outlines the concepts, data sources, methods and the main findings of the study, highlighting the economic contribution of unpaid household work as well as inequalities in the share and value of unpaid work performed by men and women.

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