Table 1
Satisfaction with work–life balance, parents of children under the age of 18 who work full-time, 2012

Table 1
Satisfaction with work–life balance, parents of children under the age of 18 who work full-time, 2012 Table summary
This table displays the results of Satisfaction with work–life balance Satisfied or very satisfied with their work–life balance, Total, Men and Women, calculated using percentage units of measure (appearing as column headers).
  Satisfied or very satisfied with their work–life balance
Total Men Women
percentage
Total 75 78 72Table 1, note 
Age group  
Under 35 (ref.) 76 82 70Table 1, note 
35 to 44 years 74 75Table 1, note * 73
45 years and older 76 78 72
Presence of a spouse or partner  
No (ref.) 67 73 66
Yes 76Table 1, note * 78 73Table 1, note *Table 1, note 
Age of children  
At least one child aged 0 to 4 years (ref.) 77 79 74Table 1, note 
All children aged 5 to 17 years 72Table 1, note * 75 68Table 1, note *Table 1, note 
Province of residence  
Newfoundland and Labrador 81Table 1, note * 77 85Table 1, note *
Prince Edward Island 90Table 1, note * 87Table 1, note * 94Table 1, note *
Nova Scotia 73 76 69
New Brunswick 78 72 83Table 1, note *
Quebec 79Table 1, note * 83Table 1, note * 74Table 1, note 
Ontario (ref.) 72 74 71
Manitoba 70 68 74
Saskatchewan 74 82Table 1, note * 62Table 1, note 
Alberta 80Table 1, note * 85Table 1, note * 71Table 1, note 
British Columbia 73 76 70
Educational attainment  
High school diploma (ref.) 76 78 74
Postsecondary certificate or diploma 75 78 72Table 1, note 
University degree 74 77 71Table 1, note 
Occupation  
All occupations (ref.) 75 78 72Table 1, note 
Management 72 73 69
Professional occupations 75 79 70Table 1, note 
Technical occupations, technicians and technologists 77 79 75
Clerical staff 74 73 74
Sales and services 74 78 70
Trades, transport and equipment operators 75 76 65
Occupations unique to the primary industry 76 77 Table 1, note F: too unreliable to be published
Processing, manufacturing and utilities 87Table 1, note * 89Table 1, note * 82
Caregiver situation  
Does not provide care (ref.) 78 79 76
Provides care to a parent, friend or other person 69Table 1, note * 73Table 1, note * 63Table 1, note *Table 1, note 
Number of hours per week  
30 to 39 hours (ref.) 78 85 74Table 1, note 
40 to 49 hours 78 80Table 1, note * 74Table 1, note 
50 hours or more 66Table 1, note * 69Table 1, note * 60Table 1, note *
Work schedule  
Normal schedule (ref.) 77 80 73Table 1, note 
Shift work 69Table 1, note * 70Table 1, note * 68
Job category  
Employee (ref.) 75 78 71Table 1, note 
Self-employed or unpaid family worker 75 75 76
Flexible scheduleTable 1, note 1  
No (ref.) 73 76 69Table 1, note 
Yes 79Table 1, note * 81 75Table 1, note *Table 1, note 
Possibility of taking advantage of a flexible work schedule without a negative impact on careerTable 1, note 1  
No (ref.) 71 74 67
Yes 80Table 1, note * 83Table 1, note * 76Table 1, note *Table 1, note 
Possibility of taking leave without pay to care for childrenTable 1, note 1  
No (ref.) 67 71 61
Yes 77Table 1, note * 79 73Table 1, note *Table 1, note 
Possibility of taking leave without pay to provide care to a spouse, partner or other family memberTable 1, note 1  
No (ref.) 68 72 64
Yes 78Table 1, note * 81Table 1, note * 75Table 1, note *Table 1, note 
Possibility of taking leave without pay for personal reasonsTable 1, note 1  
No (ref.) 70 76 59Table 1, note 
Yes 77Table 1, note * 79 74Table 1, note *Table 1, note 
Does telework at least occasionallyTable 1, note 1  
No (ref.) 74 78 70Table 1, note 
Yes 78 78 78Table 1, note *
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