Table 4
Decomposition of intergenerational changes in self-employment rates

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Decomposition of intergenerational changes in self-employment rates


Table summary
This table displays the results of decomposition of intergenerational changes in self-employment rates men, women and canadian-born fathers to third-and-higher- generation sons, calculated using canadian-born fathers to third-and-higher- generation sons, immigrant fathers to second- generation sons, immigrant fathers to  1.5-generation sons, canadian-born mothers to third-and-higher- generation daughters, immigrant mothers to second- generation daughters, immigrant mothers to  1.5-generation daughters, percentage points and percent units of measure (appearing as column headers).

  Men Women
Canadian-born fathers to third-and-higher-
generation sons
Immigrant fathers to second- generation sons Immigrant fathers to  1.5-generation sons Canadian-born mothers to
third-and-higher- generation daughters
Immigrant mothers to second- generation daughters Immigrant mothers to  1.5-generation daughters
  percentage points
Observed changes -1.7 -2 1.2 2.3 0.9 1.5
Adjusted changes 0.2 0.5 5.4 2.7 2.1 3.8
Difference between observed and
adjusted changes
1.9 2.5 4.2 0.4 1.2 2.3
  percent
Contribution to the above difference  
Number of children 31.1 19.8 18.8 59.8 44.8 37.2
Married 26.7 23.8 17.4 40.8 46.7 33.4
Years of experience 21.8 49.8 51.7 42.8 71.0 71.1
Mother tongue/ethnicity 8.6 4.5 11.9 8.9 -14.1 2.9
Educational levels 8.6 5.6 5.8 -56.3 -43.4 -35.3
Homeowners 9.9 -4.9 -2.9 7.0 -6.1 -6.4
Geographic location -6.8 1.3 -2.7 -2.9 1.1 -2.8
             
Source(s):
Statistics Canada, 1981 Census of Population and 2006 Census of Population.
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