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Modified on November 14, 2007
Refers to whether or not a person, in the week (Sunday to Saturday) prior to Census Day (May 16, 2006), had definite arrangements to start a new job within the next four weeks. Data were collected for persons who did not work for pay or in self-employment in the week prior to enumeration.
This variable is used to derive the respondent's labour force activity status. Other than for specialized research in consultation with census labour market analysts, the use of this variable on its own is not recommended.