Hours spent, in the past week, looking after children in the household, without pay, by age group and sex, Canada, 2008
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|Age group and hours spent||Both sexes||Male||Female|
|Total all age groups||7,665||100.0||3,747||100.0||3,918||100.0|
|No hours spent||1,079||14.1||684||18.3||396||10.1|
|Less than 15 hours spent||1,315||17.2||908||24.2||406||10.4|
|15 hours or more spent||5,271||68.8||2,155||57.5||3,115||79.5|
|Total 15 to 34||3,283||100.0||1,474||100.0||1,808||100.0|
|No hours spent||686||20.9||416||28.2||270||14.9|
|Less than 15 hours spent||576||17.5||347||23.5||229||12.7|
|15 hours or more spent||2,021||61.6||712||48.3||1,309||72.4|
|Total 35 to 44||2,955||100.0||1,446||100.0||1,508||100.0|
|No hours spent||198||6.7||135||9.3||63E||4.2E|
|Less than 15 hours spent||407||13.8||334||23.1||73||4.8|
|15 hours or more spent||2,349||79.5||977||67.6||1,373||91.0|
|Total 45 and over||1,427||100.0||827||100.0||601||100.0|
|No hours spent||195||13.7||133||16.1||63E||10.5E|
|Less than 15 hours spent||331||23.2||228||27.6||104||17.3|
|15 hours or more spent||901||63.1||467||56.5||434||72.2|
The sum of the values for each category may differ to the total due to rounding. The question was asked of
respondents who had a child 14 years of age or less living in the household.
Source(s): Statistics Canada, General Social Survey, 2008.