Defining and measuring the gig economy using survey data

Articles and reports: 75-004-M2024001

Description: This article aims to improve the statistical measurement of the gig economy by defining the three core concepts of gig work, digital platform employment and dependent self-employment and provides estimates of the three phenomena using data from supplements to the Labour Force Survey (LFS).
Issue Number: 2024001
Frequency: Occasional
Author(s): Hardy, Vincent
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