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Table A Share of Canadian workers age 55 and over in employment and labour force

  Labour force Employment
%
1976 11.3 11.7
1977 11.1 11.5
1978 10.9 11.3
1979 10.9 11.3
1980 10.7 11.1
1981 10.6 10.9
1982 10.6 11.2
1983 10.5 11.0
1984 10.4 10.9
1985 10.3 10.7
1986 10.0 10.3
1987 9.9 10.1
1988 9.8 10.0
1989 9.6 9.8
1990 9.6 9.8
1991 9.5 9.8
1992 9.4 9.7
1993 9.3 9.5
1994 9.5 9.7
1995 9.3 9.5
1996 9.3 9.5
1997 9.5 9.7
1998 9.7 9.9
1999 10.0 10.2
2000 10.2 10.4
2001 10.5 10.7
2002 11.3 11.5
2003 12.3 12.5
2004 12.9 13.1
2005 13.5 13.7
2006 14.0 14.1
2007 14.6 14.8
2008 15.3 15.5
2009 16.1 16.4
Source: Statistics Canada, Labour Force Survey.