Table 1
Trends in self-employment rates among individuals aged 20 to 64, by immigration status and years since landing, Canada, 1981 to 2006

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Trends in self-employment rates among individuals aged 20 to 64, by immigration status and years since landing, Canada, 1981 to 2006


Table summary
This table displays the results of trends in self-employment rates among individuals aged 20 to 64 1981, 1991, 2001 and 2006, calculated using percent units of measure (appearing as column headers).

  1981 1991 2001 2006
  percent
Men  
Canadian-born  
Total 9.4 10.1 12.0 11.5
Immigrants  
Total 13.1 15.0 17.0 16.8
In Canada 5 years or
less
7.7 9.5 11.9 11.2
In Canada 6 to 10 years 10.5 13.0 14.9 15.0
In Canada 11 to 15 years 13.7 15.2 16.7 17.1
In Canada more than 15 years 15.1 17.0 19.9 19.7
Women  
Canadian-born  
Total 3.4 5.1 7.5 6.9
Immigrants  
Total 5.4 7.6 10.1 9.4
In Canada 5 years or
less
3.7 4.6 8.0 6.6
In Canada 6 to 10 years 4.8 7.7 9.1 9.1
In Canada 11 to 15 years 5.9 8.6 9.7 9.3
In Canada more than 15 years 6.0 8.2 11.5 10.6
         
Source(s):
Statistics Canada, 1981 Census of Population, 1991 Census of Population, 2001 Census of Population, and 2006 Canadian Census of Population.
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