Hours spent, in the past week, providing unpaid care or assistance to seniors outside the household, by age group and sex, Canada, 2008
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|Age group and hours spent||Both sexes||Male||Female|
|Total all age groups||27,084||100.0||13,357||100.0||13,726||100.0|
|No hours spent||23,446||86.6||11,721||87.8||11,725||85.4|
|Less than 5 hours spent||2,579||9.5||1,221||9.1||1,358||9.9|
|5 hours or more spent||1,058||3.9||415||3.1||643||4.7|
|15 to 44||13,781||100.0||6,963||100.0||6,818||100.0|
|No hours spent||12,443||90.3||6,326||90.9||6,117||89.7|
|Less than 5 hours spent||1,017||7.4||509||7.3||508||7.5|
|5 hours or more spent||321||2.3||128||1.8||193||2.8|
|45 to 64||9,076||100.0||4,498||100.0||4,577||100.0|
|No hours spent||7,282||80.2||3,747||83.3||3,535||77.2|
|Less than 5 hours spent||1,220||13.4||543||12.1||677||14.8|
|5 hours or more spent||574||6.3||209||4.6||365||8.0|
|65 and over||4,227||100.0||1,896||100.0||2,331||100.0|
|No hours spent||3,721||88.0||1,648||86.9||2,073||88.9|
|Less than 5 hours spent||343||8.1||169||8.9||173||7.4|
|5 hours or more spent||163||3.9||78||4.1||85||3.6|
The sum of the values for each category will differ from the total due to rounding.
Source(s): Statistics Canada, General Social Survey, 2008.