Table 4
Stability and security of work, Canadian born and immigrants by period of landing, workers aged 25 to 54

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Stability and security of work, Canadian born and immigrants by period of landing, workers aged 25 to 54
  Canadian born Total landed immigrants Immigrants, landed within previous 5 years Immigrants, landed more than 5 to 10 years earlier Immigrants, landed more than 10 years earlier
  percent
Job stability and security  
Temporary position 2 8.3 9.7 1 16.0 1 11.7 7.2 1
Current job tenure  
12 months or less 16.1 21.1 1 40.9 1 23.3 1 15.4
13 to 60 months 30.3 37.5 1 51.3 1 49.2 1 30.6
61 to 120 months 21.4 20.2 4.9 1 23.5 23.3
121 to 240 months 19.6 15.5 1 2.3 1 3.4 1 22.4
241 months or more 12.6 5.7 1 0.6 1 0.7 1 8.5 1
1.
Significantly different from the respective Canadian-born value (p<0.05).
2.
Employees only (i.e., self-employed excluded).
Source(s):
Statistics Canada, Labour Force Survey 2008.
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