Table 5
Characterisitics of youth not in the labour force

Table 5
Characterisitics of youth not in the labour force
Table summary
This table displays the results of characterisitics of youth not in the labour force. This information is grouped by not in labour force, men and woman (appearing as column headers), calculated using odds ratio, thousands and percentage as units of measure.
  Not in labour force Men Women
'000 '000 % of all men % excluding students odds ratioNote 1 '000 % of all women % excluding students odds ratioNote 1
All youth 513 208 6.0 10.3 Note ..: not available for a specific reference period 305 9.1 16.9 Note ..: not available for a specific reference period
Age
15 to 19 99 53 4.9 23.6 1.5Note * 46 4.3 26.2 1.3Note *
20 to 24 177 76 6.4 10.1 0.9 101 8.9 16.0 1.0
25 to 29 (ref.) 237 79 6.6 7.5 1.0 158 13.6 15.8 1.0
Education
Less than high school 163 72 7.7 24.1 2.5Note * 90 11.2 42.3 2.7Note *
High school diplomaNote 2 (ref.) 203 86 6.4 10.9 1.0 117 9.9 20.9 1.0
Postsecondary non-university 95 35 4.5 5.6 0.6Note * 60 7.7 10.2 0.4Note *
University degree 52 14 3.5 4.6 0.5Note * 38 6.6 8.4 0.3Note *
Family status
Single (ref.) 325 178 6.4 12.4 1.0 147 6.1 14.5 1.0
Married no children 57 15 3.7 4.2 0.4Note * 41 7.5 9.3 0.8Note *
Married with children 131 14 6.0 6.3 0.6Note * 117 30.5 33.2 3.1Note *
Lives with parent(s)
Yes 194 116 6.2 15.0 1.4Note * 78 4.8 15.7 0.9
No (ref.) 319 92 5.8 7.3 1.0 227 13.1 17.3 1.0
Place of birth
Outside Canada 120 35 6.4 11.7 1.6Note * 85 14.2 25.8 2.6Note *
Canadian-born (ref.) 393 173 5.9 10.0 1.0 220 8.0 14.9 1.0
Lives in Census Metropolitan Area (CMA)
Yes 341 139 5.5 9.8 0.9 203 8.3 15.7 0.9
No (ref.) 171 69 7.3 11.3 1.0 102 11.5 19.7 1.0
* significant difference from the reference group (ref.) at the 0.001 level
1. This logistic regression calculation indicates whether certain variables increase or decrease the chances (odds) of non-student youth being not in the labour force.
2. Can include some postsecondary education.
Source: Statistics Canada, Labour Force Survey, 2011.
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