Table - Self-employment in the last decade

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Self-employment rate in the last decade
  Older workers (age 55 and over) Core-age workers (age 25 to 54)
%
1999 34.0 16.7
2000 31.8 16.2
2001 30.1 15.4
2002 29.8 15.1
2003 29.7 15.2
2004 29.5 15.2
2005 28.8 15.4
2006 27.9 15.1
2007 28.1 15.5
2008 27.4 15.3
2009 28.3 15.7
Source: Statistics Canada, Labour Force Survey.
Workers age 55 and over
  Self-employed Paid employees
Year over year change, %
1999 7.3 4.0
2000 -1.8 8.5
2001 -1.7 6.3
2002 8.9 10.3
2003 11.3 11.7
2004 5.5 6.7
2005 3.8 7.2
2006 1.7 6.5
2007 8.0 6.7
2008 3.3 7.4
2009 7.6 2.9
Source: Statistics Canada, Labour Force Survey.
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