Table 1-7
Absence rates for full-time employees — by sex, province and region, 20111

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by sex, province and region, 2011


Table summary
This table displays the results of by sex incidence, inactivity rate, days lost per worker in year and total, calculated using total, illness or disability, personal or family responsibilities, percent and days units of measure (appearing as column headers).

  Incidence Inactivity rate Days lost per worker in year
Total Illness or disability Personal or family responsibilities Total Illness or disability Personal or family responsibilities Total Illness or disability Personal or family responsibilities
  percent days
Province and region  
Both sexes  
Atlantic provinces 8.7 6.3 2.4 4.2 3.6 0.7 10.6 8.9 1.7
Newfoundland and Labrador 7.6 5.4 2.2 4.1 3.4 0.7 10.2 8.5 1.8
Prince Edward Island 8.4 6.1 2.3 3.9 3.3 0.6 9.9 8.3 1.5
Nova Scotia 9.1 6.6 2.5 4.3 3.6 0.7 10.8 9.0 1.8
New Brunswick 8.9 6.7 2.3 4.3 3.7 0.7 10.8 9.2 1.7
Quebec 8.8 6.5 2.3 4.3 3.7 0.6 10.8 9.3 1.5
Ontario 7.7 5.5 2.3 3.3 2.6 0.7 8.3 6.6 1.7
Prairie provinces 8.0 5.8 2.3 3.5 2.8 0.7 8.8 7.0 1.8
Manitoba 9.1 6.5 2.7 4.1 3.3 0.8 10.2 8.2 1.9
Saskatchewan 9.5 6.6 2.8 4.4 3.5 0.9 11.0 8.8 2.2
Alberta 7.3 5.3 2.0 3.2 2.5 0.7 7.9 6.3 1.6
British Columbia 7.7 5.9 1.9 3.9 3.3 0.6 9.9 8.3 1.6
Males  
Atlantic provinces 7.1 5.1 2.0 3.4 2.9 0.5 8.5 7.1 1.4
Newfoundland and Labrador 6.2 4.3 1.9 3.4 2.8 0.6 8.5 6.9 1.5
Prince Edward Island 6.8 4.8 2.0 2.9 2.5 0.4 7.3 6.2 1.1
Nova Scotia 7.6 5.4 2.2 3.5 2.9 0.6 8.8 7.4 1.5
New Brunswick 7.2 5.4 1.8 3.3 2.9 0.5 8.3 7.2 1.1
Quebec 7.4 5.4 2.0 3.6 3.1 0.5 9.0 7.8 1.2
Ontario 6.6 4.6 2.0 2.7 2.2 0.6 6.8 5.4 1.4
Prairie provinces 6.8 4.8 1.9 2.9 2.3 0.6 7.2 5.7 1.5
Manitoba 7.9 5.6 2.3 3.6 2.9 0.7 8.9 7.2 1.7
Saskatchewan 7.9 5.5 2.3 3.6 2.8 0.7 8.9 7.1 1.8
Alberta 6.2 4.4 1.8 2.5 2.0 0.6 6.3 4.9 1.4
British Columbia 6.8 5.0 1.7 3.5 2.9 0.6 8.7 7.3 1.4
Females  
Atlantic provinces 10.5 7.7 2.8 5.3 4.4 0.9 13.3 11.0 2.2
Newfoundland and Labrador 9.3 6.7 2.6 5.0 4.2 0.8 12.5 10.4 2.1
Prince Edward Island 10.1 7.4 2.7 5.1 4.3 0.8 12.8 10.8 2.0
Nova Scotia 10.8 7.9 2.9 5.3 4.4 0.9 13.2 10.9 2.3
New Brunswick 11.0 8.2 2.8 5.6 4.7 0.9 14.0 11.7 2.3
Quebec 10.6 7.8 2.8 5.3 4.5 0.8 13.2 11.3 1.9
Ontario 9.1 6.5 2.6 4.1 3.3 0.8 10.2 8.2 2.0
Prairie provinces 9.8 7.1 2.7 4.5 3.6 0.9 11.2 9.0 2.2
Manitoba 10.7 7.6 3.1 4.8 3.9 0.9 11.9 9.6 2.3
Saskatchewan 11.6 8.0 3.5 5.6 4.4 1.1 13.9 11.1 2.8
Alberta 9.1 6.6 2.4 4.1 3.3 0.8 10.3 8.3 2.0
British Columbia 8.9 6.9 2.0 4.6 3.8 0.8 11.4 9.5 1.9
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Excluding maternity leave. However, men using paid paternity (in Quebec only) and parental leave are included in the calculation until 2006.
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