Percentage of workforce teleworking or working remotely, and percentage of workforce expected to continue teleworking or working remotely after the pandemic, by business characteristics1, 2

Frequency: Occasional Monthly

Table: 33-10-0247-01

Geography: Canada

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Workforce teleworking or working remotely prior to February 1st, 2020
Business characteristicsPercentage range, 0% to less than 1%Percentage range, 1% to less than 10%Percentage range, 10% to less than 20%Percentage range, 20% to less than 30%Percentage range, 30% to less than 40%Percentage range, 40% to less than 50%Percentage range, 50% to less than 60%Percentage range, 60% to less than 70%Percentage range, 70% to less than 80%Percentage range, 80% to less than 90%Percentage range, 90% to less than 100%Percentage range, 100%Percentage range, unknown
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Canada, all provinces and territories76.6A4.6A3.9A2.6A0.7A0.2A2.2A0.3A0.3A0.2A0.3A5.9A2.3A
Newfoundland and Labrador86.5A2.7A1.4A0.8A0.5A0.2A1.6A0.1A0.1A0.7A0.2A1.6A3.6A
Prince Edward Island86.6A2.5A2.5A0.1A0.2A0.2A1.8A0.1A0.0A0.3A0.1A4.2A1.5A
Nova Scotia80.3A4.0A3.2A1.4A0.1A0.1A3.0A0.3A0.1A0.0A0.0A4.3A3.3A
New Brunswick77.5A5.0A1.9A2.5A0.3A0.1A3.2A0.0A0.8A0.1A0.0A5.2A3.4A
Quebec76.3A5.5A3.1A2.8A0.4A0.0A3.5A0.5A0.6A0.0A0.0A6.2A1.1A
Ontario76.6B4.8A3.6A2.7A0.9A0.1A1.3A0.3A0.1A0.1A0.2A6.8A2.3A
Manitoba78.0B4.0A2.0A1.3A1.2A0.0A0.3A0.0A0.6A1.1A0.6A5.8A4.9A
Saskatchewan81.2A5.2A5.4A1.2A0.6A0.3A0.2A0.1A0.4A0.0A0.1A3.1A2.0A
Alberta78.4B4.9A2.8A1.6A0.4A1.1A2.5A0.0A0.4A0.8A1.5A4.0A1.6A
British Columbia71.9B2.7A7.4A3.8A0.6A0.0A3.1A0.1A0.3A0.1A0.0A6.6A3.4A
Territories376.6B3.0A3.6A2.4A0.1A0.0A1.7A0.1A1.1A0.3A0.4A8.4B2.3A
North American Industry Classification System (NAICS), all industries76.6A4.6A3.9A2.6A0.7A0.2A2.2A0.3A0.3A0.2A0.3A5.9A2.3A
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting [11]81.4B1.1A2.0A1.4A0.7A0.0A2.6A0.0A0.0A2.0A0.0A3.9A4.9A
Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction [21]77.0B2.5A1.4A1.5A0.1A1.3A3.2A0.2A0.4A0.0A0.9A9.2B2.2A
Construction [23]87.0A1.7A1.1A1.6A0.1A1.0A2.6A0.0A0.3A0.1A0.0A3.2A1.3A
Manufacturing [31-33]78.7B7.7A6.7A2.0A0.5A0.0A0.2A0.0A0.7A0.0A0.4A2.3A0.7A
Wholesale trade [41]69.8B5.0A6.0A5.3A1.0A0.1A0.9A0.3A1.4A0.9A0.0A4.5A4.9A
Retail trade [44-45]86.8B3.3A1.9A1.6A0.4A0.0A0.4A0.7A0.0A0.0A0.0A3.1A1.8A
Transportation and warehousing [48-49]68.1C2.5A2.9A2.3A0.3A0.1A2.9A0.1A0.0A0.5A0.0A16.9C3.4A
Information and cultural industries [51]56.8C8.9A5.2A6.4A1.6A0.0A4.3A1.3A2.7B0.1A0.6A11.6B0.5A
Finance and insurance [52]69.0C10.7B3.9A2.3A0.3A0.0A5.4B0.8A0.0A0.9A0.1A3.1A3.6A
Real estate and rental and leasing [53]69.6D0.6A12.4D0.5A0.5A0.0A0.2A0.6A0.2A0.0A0.0A13.1C2.2A
Professional, scientific and technical services [54]58.2C6.8B5.6A6.2B0.6A0.1A4.1A0.6A0.6A0.0A1.4A13.0B2.8B
Administrative and support, waste management and remediation services [56]75.1B4.6A1.8A2.9A0.0A0.0A6.4B0.0A0.4A0.2A0.5A6.6B1.4A
Educational services [61]..........................
Health care and social assistance [62]75.1B9.3A7.0B1.9A2.9A0.2A1.5A0.0A0.0A0.0A0.0A1.0A1.0A
Arts, entertainment and recreation [71]80.5B5.0A3.5A2.7A0.2A0.2A1.3A0.0A0.1A0.0A0.4A2.5A3.5A
Accommodation and food services [72]89.0A3.8A1.0A0.9A0.3A0.0A0.1A0.1A0.1A0.0A0.1A1.7A2.9A
Other services (except public administration) [81]84.7B3.0A2.7A1.1A0.7A0.1A2.4A0.0A0.1A0.0A0.3A3.4A1.4A
Business size of employment, all employment sizes76.6A4.6A3.9A2.6A0.7A0.2A2.2A0.3A0.3A0.2A0.3A5.9A2.3A
1 to 4 employees72.1A2.9A3.5A3.3A0.9A0.2A3.7A0.5A0.3A0.2A0.5A9.1A2.8A
5 to 19 employees84.5A3.9A4.1A1.8A0.3A0.1A0.5A0.0A0.4A0.3A0.0A2.7A1.3A
20 to 99 employees78.5A10.9A5.2A1.6A0.6A0.1A0.1A0.0A0.1A0.3A0.2A0.7A1.6A
100 or more employees59.3A24.4A4.2A1.2A1.0A0.6A0.5A0.7A0.3A0.3A0.7A1.3A5.5A
Business type, all businesses76.6A4.6A3.9A2.6A0.7A0.2A2.2A0.3A0.3A0.2A0.3A5.9A2.3A
Government agencies77.6C13.3C0.1A0.9A0.0A0.0A0.0A0.0A0.0A0.0A0.0A4.6B3.4A
Private sector businesses76.5A4.5A3.8A2.7A0.7A0.2A2.1A0.3A0.3A0.2A0.3A6.0A2.3A
Non-profit organizations serving households478.5B4.6A5.2A0.8A0.3A0.0A4.1B0.0A0.0A0.0A0.1A4.9A1.5A
Non-profit organizations serving businesses560.2D7.9B13.7C0.2A1.2A0.1A2.3A0.0A1.3A0.0A0.4A10.6C2.2A
Age of business, all ages76.6A4.6A3.9A2.6A0.7A0.2A2.2A0.3A0.3A0.2A0.3A5.9A2.3A
2 years or less (2018 to 2020)75.1C2.2A2.4A4.3A0.5A0.0A0.6A0.1A0.0A0.0A0.1A12.9B1.8A
3 to 10 years (2010 to 2017)77.1A2.5A3.6A3.1A0.4A0.1A1.9A0.6A0.4A0.3A0.7A6.1A3.3A
11 to 20 years (2000 to 2009)74.0B6.3A4.4A2.1A1.0A0.0A2.9A0.2A0.2A0.4A0.1A6.1A2.2A
More than 20 years (Prior to 2000)78.0A5.8A4.1A2.1A0.8A0.4A2.3A0.0A0.4A0.1A0.1A4.5A1.4A
Majority ownership, all ownerships676.6A4.6A3.9A2.6A0.7A0.2A2.2A0.3A0.3A0.2A0.3A5.9A2.3A
Majority ownership, woman73.1B4.4A4.5A1.9A0.8A0.0A1.4A0.6A0.3A0.6A0.1A8.3A3.9B
Majority ownership, First Nations, Métis or Inuit76.7C3.3A6.6B0.0A0.0A0.0A6.7C0.0A0.0A0.6A0.4A5.0B0.5A
Majority ownership, visible minority76.2B2.1A2.5A7.4B0.4A0.0A0.7A0.0A0.7A0.0A0.3A8.3A1.4A
Majority ownership, immigrant to Canada82.7C13.1C0.5A0.7A0.0A0.0A0.0A0.0A0.0A0.0A0.0A2.9A0.2A
Majority ownership, person with a disability95.5A0.6A0.0A0.0A0.0A0.0A0.0A0.0A0.0A0.0A0.4A3.5A0.0A
Majority ownership, member of LGBTQ2 community68.9D4.1A4.2A10.9D0.3A0.0A0.0A0.0A0.7A0.0A0.1A9.0B1.8A
Majority ownership, prefer not to say71.4B5.0A1.7A1.1A0.5A0.0A4.4A0.0A1.9A0.2A0.1A7.9B5.7A
Majority ownership, other78.4A5.2A4.1A2.1A0.8A0.3A2.6A0.2A0.2A0.1A0.4A4.3A1.4A
Business activity in the last 12 months, all business activities76.6A4.6A3.9A2.6A0.7A0.2A2.2A0.3A0.3A0.2A0.3A5.9A2.3A
Business activity, exported goods or services outside of Canada64.1B6.1A5.2A5.2A0.5A0.1A0.9A0.0A0.4A0.4A0.0A14.0B3.1A
Business activity, made investments outside of Canada30.5D26.8E5.9B12.3D0.0A0.0A0.1A0.3A0.6A0.0A0.0A18.5D5.0A
Business activity, sold goods to businesses in Canada who then resold them outside of Canada73.2B7.4A2.8A5.3A0.5A0.0A0.0A0.0A0.0A0.4A0.0A7.9B2.3A
Business activity, imported goods or services from outside of Canada70.4B8.2A5.4A4.6A1.0A0.1A0.5A0.1A0.6A0.7A0.0A6.0A2.3A
Business activity, relocated any business activities or employees from another country into Canada73.7E8.0B4.4B12.6E0.0A0.0A0.0A0.0A0.0A0.1A0.0A0.6A0.7A
Business activity, engaged in other international business activities62.7D10.3B4.4A5.3B0.6A0.3A2.5A0.2A0.2A0.2A10.5C2.0A0.9A
Business activity, none or other78.6A4.0A3.7A2.1A0.6A0.2A2.6A0.3A0.3A0.1A0.1A5.3A2.2A

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A data quality: excellent
B data quality: very good
C data quality: good
D data quality: acceptable

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.25318/3310024701-eng

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