Measuring the value of women’s contribution to the Canadian economy: New insights based on recent work

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Description: Women play a key role in the Canadian economy as workers and entrepreneurs, and as providers of unpaid household work. Women are important contributors to the labour market. In this article, recent Statistics Canada research that focuses on improving our estimates of women’s contribution to the economy – through both paid and unpaid work – is summarized.
Issue Number: 2023002
Author(s): Bailliu, Jeannine N.; Leung, Danny
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HTMLFebruary 22, 2023
  • Correction: February 24, 2023

    In the article “Measuring the value of women’s contribution to the Canadian economy: New insights based on recent work” published on February 22, 2023, two errors were found in the third sentence of the first paragraph. The "participation rate" percentage has been adjusted from 85.0% to 85.1% and the "employment rate" percentage has been adjusted from 84.7% to 81.6%. This has been amended in both the HTML and PDF versions of this paper.

PDFFebruary 22, 2023
  • Correction: February 24, 2023

    In the article “Measuring the value of women’s contribution to the Canadian economy: New insights based on recent work” published on February 22, 2023, two errors were found in the third sentence of the first paragraph. The "participation rate" percentage has been adjusted from 85.0% to 85.1% and the "employment rate" percentage has been adjusted from 84.7% to 81.6%. This has been amended in both the HTML and PDF versions of this paper.