Fertility rates and labour force participation among women in Quebec and Ontario

Articles and reports: 75-006-X201800154976


Using data from the Canadian Vital Statistics Birth Database and from the Labour Force Survey (LFS), this study examines the relationship between fertility rates and labour force participation among women aged 15 to 44 in Ontario and in Quebec between 1996 and 2016, two provinces that followed different paths with respect to parental leave benefits and affordable child care over the past two decades.

Issue Number: 2018001
Author(s): Milan, Anne; Moyser, Melissa
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  • Correction: July 19, 2018

    In the French version of the study (pdf version only), the legend for Chart 2 was previously incorrect. It is now correct in the current version.