Glossary – J

Canadian System of National Accounts glossary – J
Term Definition
Job Individuals may have more than one source of income from employment because they work for more than one employer or, in addition to working for one or more employers, they work on their own account as self-employed. The agreement between an employee and the employer defines a job and each self-employed person has a job. The number of jobs in the economy thus exceeds the number of persons employed to the extent that some employees have more than one job.
Reference: Guide to the Pension Satellite Account, Catalogue no. 13-599

Source: System of National Accounts 2008, paragraph 19.30

French: Travail
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