Table 1 Weighted* percentages of study variables across length of time in Canada (n = 97 067)
Length of time in Canada
0–5 years6–10 years11–20 years⩾21 yearsCanadian born
No285930134972840177823
Work injury
    Yes2.69%1.94%2.56%2.94%3.84%
Work injury required medical attention
    Yes2.41%1.35%1.63%1.90%2.51%
Years of age
    Average33.835.837.448.837.7
Interview language
    English78.2%78.4%82.0%89.5%75.4%
    French9.2%9.0%9.0%7.9%24.5%
    Other12.6%12.6%9.0%2.7%0.1%
Gender
    Female44.1%45.7%47.2%45.7%47.2%
Education
    Less than secondary10.7%13.6%11.8%11.7%15.3%
    Secondary17.6%27.2%29.3%23.0%28.9%
    Post-secondary diploma/certificate21.0%26.5%33.2%36.5%36.0%
    Bachelor’s degree and higher50.7%32.8%25.7%28.8%19.8%
Visible minority
    Yes74.9%71.8%69.8%36.2%5.3%
Occupation
    Manual35.5%37.2%36.2%28.0%31.3%
    Mixed20.0%19.9%19.4%18.4%23.0%
    Non-manual43.0%40.7%44.0%52.6%45.0%
    Missing1.5%2.3%0.4%1.0%0.8%
Self-employed
    Yes10.8%15.2%15.8%22.6%15.5%
Work hours last 12 months
    Average16051697182719371767
Survey year
    200524.8%22.6%23.0%20.2%21.0%
Geographical area
    Atlantic provinces0.9%0.9%0.8%2.2%9.8%
    Quebec12.4%12.2%11.8%11.0%24.8%
    Ontario56.9%54.8%58.5%54.8%33.0%
    Mid-western provinces2.9%2.9%3.0%3.8%7.8%
    Alberta10.0%9.1%9.1%10.3%11.7%
    British Columbia16.6%20.0%16.5%17.8%12.2%
    Northern provinces and territories0.3%0.2%0.2%0.2%0.6%
  • *Per cent estimates have been weighted for survey selection and non-response.