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Modified on December 11, 2007
General nature of the business carried out in the establishment where the person worked. The Industry (historical) variable has been created in order to facilitate comparison of industry data coded to the North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) 2002 with the 2001 Census industry data coded to the NAICS 1997.
Refers to the general nature of the business carried out in the establishment where the person worked. If the person did not have a job during the week (Sunday to Saturday) prior to enumeration (May 16, 2006), the data relate to the job of longest duration since January 1, 2005. Persons with two or more jobs were required to report the information for the job at which they worked the most hours.