Table 7
Main activity reported by youth during the past weekNote 1

Table 7
Main activity reported by youth during the past week
Table summary
This table displays the results of main activity reported by youth during the past week. This information is grouped by both sexes, men, women (appearing as column headers), calculated using thousands and percentage as units of measure.
  Both sexes Men Women
'000 % %
All age 15 to 29
Total 6,781 100 100 100
Employed 2,961 44 47 40
Student 2,783 41 39 43
Not in Education, Employment, or Training (NEET)Note 2 1,037 15 14 17
Type of NEET 1,037 100 100 100
Unemployed 300 29 40 20
Not in labour force 617 59 44 73
Not stated 120 12 16 7
Reason not in labour force 617 100 100 100
Child care 307 50 Note F: too unreliable to be published 72
Household work 64 10Note E: use with caution Note F: too unreliable to be published Note F: too unreliable to be published
Long-term illness Note F: too unreliable to be published Note F: too unreliable to be published Note F: too unreliable to be published Note F: too unreliable to be published
Other 188 31 62 15Note E: use with caution
1. Calculations based on all months except May through August.
2. Not enrolled in school or employed.
Source: Statistics Canada, General Social Survey, 2010.
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