Modified on November 14, 2007
Persons who, during the week (Sunday to Saturday) prior to Census Day (May 16, 2006):
did any work at all for pay or in self-employment or without pay in a family farm, business or professional practice
were absent from their job or business, with or without pay, for the entire week because of a vacation, an illness, a labour dispute at their place of work, or any other reasons.
For 1996, the national population ecumene was available on a cost-recovery basis only.