Table 6 Job characteristics by type of region
|Unionization||SME 1||Average age||Average seniority||Average hourly earnings|
|Large census metropolitan areas||20.8||51.1*||40.6*||8.8||22.87*|
|Small census metropolitan areas||30.8*||44.5*||41.1*||10.5*||22.76*|
|Small towns and rural areas||32.4*||50.5*||41.0*||10.4*||19.78*|
|Rest of the economy|
|Large census metropolitan areas||30.6*||42.7*||39.0*||7.4||19.93*|
|Small census metropolitan areas||31.9*||45.6*||39.4*||8.2*||17.82*|
|Small towns and rural areas||30.4*||55.9*||40.7*||8.6*||15.79*|
* significantly different from the reference group (ref.) at the 0.05 level
1. A small or medium-sized enterprise is defined as a business with less than 500 employees.
Source: Statistics Canada, Labour Force Survey, 2008.
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