Hours spent, in the past week, providing unpaid care or assistance to seniors in own 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||3,661||100.0||1,609||100.0||2,052||100.0|
|No hours spent||3,017||82.4||1,344||83.5||1674||81.6|
|Less than 10 hours spent||283||7.7||144||8.9||139||6.8|
|10 hours or more spent||360||9.8||121||7.5||239||11.6|
|15 to 64||1,504||100.0||567||100.0||937||100.0|
|No hours spent||1,107||73.6||408||72.0||699||74.6|
|Less than 10 hours spent||189||12.6||101E||17.8||88||9.4|
|10 hours or more spent||208||13.8||58E||10.2E||150||16.0|
|65 and over||2,157||100.0||1042||100.0||1115||100.0|
|No hours spent||1,910||88.5||935||89.7||975||87.4|
|Less than 10 hours spent||94||4.4||43E||4.1E||52E||4.7E|
|10 hours or more spent||152||7.0||64||6.1||89||8.0|
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 person (other than the respondent) 65 years of age or over living in the household.
Source(s): Statistics Canada, General Social Survey, 2008.