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    Rural and Small Town Canada Analysis Bulletin

    A profile of self-employment in rural and small town Canada: Is there an impending retirement of self-employed business operators?

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    Tables

    Table 1 Self-employment in Canada, 2010

    Table 2 Number and percent self-employed in rural and small town Canada, 2010

    Table 3 Top 50 industry sectors ranked by percent self-employed in rural and small town Canada who were 55 to 64 years of age in 2006 (for sectors with 100 or more self-employed who are 55 to 64 years of age)

    Table 4 Top 50 industry sectors ranked by number self-employed in rural and small town Canada who were 55 to 64 years of age in 2006 (for sectors with 100 or more self-employed who are 55 to 64 years of age)

    Table A1 Number of self-employed workers, Canada, 1982 to 2010

    Table A2 Number of self-employed in the experienced labour force by age and sex, Canada, 2006

    Table A3 Number self-employed in rural and small town Canada, 1996 to 2010

    Table A4.1 Number employed by class of worker, type of geographic area and age, Canada, 2006

    Table A4.2 Number employed with agriculture as the main job, by class of worker, by type of geographic area and by age, Canada, 2006

    Table A4.3 Number employed with a non-agricultural job, by class of worker, by type of geographic area and by age, Canada, 2006

    Table A5 Number and percent self-employment, Canada, 1996 to 2010

    Table A6 Industry sectors (at the level of 4-digit NAICS codes) ranked by the number of male self-employed workers in the experienced labour force, Canada, 2006

    Table A7 Industry sectors (at the level of 4-digit NAICS codes) ranked by the number of female self-employed workers in the experienced labour force, Canada, 2006
    Table B1 Number of paid workers with a "management occupation" as the main job and employed in firms with 1-19 employees, Canada

    Figures

    Figure 1 In 2010 in rural and small town areas, the share of the non-agricultural workforce that was self-employed was 3 percentage points higher than in larger urban centres

    Figure 2 A higher share of the workforce is self-employed in rural and small town areas (except in the RST Territories), Canada

    Figure 3 Self-employment is higher in RST labour markets — and is higher in census rural neighbourhoods within each type of labour market, Canada, 2006

    Figure 4 Strong MIZ has the highest share of the workforce that is non-farm self-employed and No MIZ has the highest share that is farm self-employed, Canada, 2006

    Figure 5 Number self-employed in non-agricultural enterprises, rural and small town Canada, 1996 to 2010

    Figure 6 Strong MIZ reports the highest share of the workforce being self-employed with a non-farm enterprise, Canada, 2006

    Figure 7 Increase in the share of the workforce that is 55-64 years of age, Canada, 2006 to 2010

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