Age composition of the work force

  • Shown in this table is the age composition of the Manitoban work force in 2011 and 2016.

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Sources: Statistics Canada. 2013. Labour Force Status (8), Highest Certificate, Diploma or Degree (15), Major Field of Study - Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) 2011 (82), Location of Study Compared with Province or Territory of Residence (6), Age Groups (13B) and Sex (3) for the Population Aged 15 Years and Over, in Private Households of Canada, Provinces, Territories, Census Metropolitan Areas and Census Agglomerations, 2011 National Household Survey. 2011 Census of Population. Statistics Canada catalogue no. 99-012-X2011037. Ottawa. Released June 26, 2013. 

Statistics Canada. 2017. Labour Force Status (8), Highest Certificate, Diploma or Degree (15), Major Field of Study - Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) 2016 (82), Location of Study Compared with Province or Territory of Residence (7), Age (13A) and Sex (3) for the Population Aged 15 Years and Over in Private Households of Canada, Provinces and Territories, Census Metropolitan Areas and Census Agglomerations, 2016 Census - 25% Sample Data. 2016 Census of Population. Statistics Canada catalogue no. 98-400-X2016285. Ottawa. Released November 29, 2017.

Note: This data source is based on the 2016 Census long-form questionnaire. A sample of approximately 25% of Canadian households received a long-form questionnaire.

  • Using information from 2011 and 2016, this vertical bar chart shows Manitoban employment rates in select age groupings of 45-54, 55-64, and 65 years and over by gender.

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Statistics Canada. 2013. Labour Force Status (8), Highest Certificate, Diploma or Degree (15), Major Field of Study - Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) 2011 (82), Location of Study Compared with Province or Territory of Residence (6), Age Groups (13B) and Sex (3) for the Population Aged 15 Years and Over, in Private Households of Canada, Provinces, Territories, Census Metropolitan Areas and Census Agglomerations, 2011 National Household Survey. 2011 Census of Population. Statistics Canada catalogue no. 99-012-X2011037. Ottawa. Released June 26, 2013.      

Statistics Canada. 2017. Labour Force Status (8), Highest Certificate, Diploma or Degree (15), Major Field of Study - Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) 2016 (82), Location of Study Compared with Province or Territory of Residence (7), Age (13A) and Sex (3) for the Population Aged 15 Years and Over in Private Households of Canada, Provinces and Territories, Census Metropolitan Areas and Census Agglomerations, 2016 Census - 25% Sample Data. 2016 Census of Population. Statistics Canada catalogue no. 98-400-X2016285. Ottawa. Released November 29, 2017.  

Note: This data source is based on the 2016 Census long-form questionnaire. A sample of approximately 25% of Canadian households received a long-form questionnaire. 

  • Using age groupings of 55-64 and 65 years and over, employment rates by education level for Manitobans are shown in this vertical bar chart.

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Source: Statistics Canada. 2017. Labour Force Status (8), Highest Certificate, Diploma or Degree (15), Major Field of Study - Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) 2016 (82), Location of Study Compared with Province or Territory of Residence (7), Age (13A) and Sex (3) for the Population Aged 15 Years and Over in Private Households of Canada, Provinces and Territories, Census Metropolitan Areas and Census Agglomerations, 2016 Census - 25% Sample Data. 2016 Census of Population. Statistics Canada catalogue no. 98-400-X2016285. Ottawa. Released November 29, 2017.  

Note: This data source is based on the 2016 Census long-form questionnaire. A sample of approximately 25% of Canadian households received a long-form questionnaire.

  • Shown in this bar graph is the employment status among those aged 45 to 65+ and by gender.

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1 Full-time employment is defined as 30 hours or more of work per week at their main or only job.                             
2 Part-time employment is defined as less than 30 hours of work per week at their main or only job.           
Source: Statistics Canada. September 2020. Labour Force Survey, Public Use Microdata File.  

Self-employment

  • This bar chart shows the percentage of Manitobans are self-employed in select age groups by gender.

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Note: This data source is based on the 2016 Census long-form questionnaire. A sample of approximately 25% of Canadian households received a long-form questionnaire.  

Source: Statistics Canada. 2018. Occupation - National Occupational Classification (NOC) 2016 (693A), Class of Worker (7A), Labour Force Status (3), Age (13A) and Sex (3) for the Labour Force Aged 15 Years and Over in Private Households of Canada, Provinces and Territories and Census Divisions, 2016 Census - 25% Sample Data. 2016 Census of Population. Statistics Canada catalogue no. 98-400-X2016291. Ottawa. Released March 28, 2018.

Retirement

  • his bar chart compares the age of first retirement among retirees in 2009.

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Source: Statistics Canada, Canadian Community Health Survey: Healthy Aging, 2009, Public Use Microdata File. Information about the Canadian Community Health Survey: Healthy Aging (data available separately).

  • For individuals age 45 years and over, this table identifies ten different reasons given for retirement amongst men and women.

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*Respondents could give more than one response
Source: Statistics Canada, Canadian Community Health Survey: Healthy Aging, 2009, Public Use Microdata File. Information about the Canadian Community Health Survey: Healthy Aging (data available separately).

Reasons for working beyond age 60

Average retirement age by working class

  • Shown is the vertical bar chart by gender is the average retirement age of private sector, public sector, and self-employed retirees.

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Note: To ensure respondent confidentiality, estimates below a certain threshold are suppressed.

1 Excluding the territories
2 Those who work for a local, provincial or federal government, for a government service or agency, a crown corporation, or a government funded establishment such as a school (including universities) or hospital.
3 Those who work as employees of a private firm or business.
4 Includes both incorporated and unincorporated working owners, self-employed persons who do not have a business and persons working in a family business without pay.

Source: Statistics Canada.  Table  14-10-0060-01   Retirement age by class of worker, annual

Enjoyment of life after retirement

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