Focus on Geography Series, 2016 Census

Province of Newfoundland and Labrador

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Employed labour force by main mode of commuting, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada, 2016

Main mode of commuting Newfoundland and Labrador Canada
Number Percentage Number Percentage
Total employed labour force with a usual place of work or no fixed workplace address 206,090 100.0 15,878,940 100.0
Car, truck, van – as a driver 167,400 81.2 11,748,095 74.0
Car, truck, van – as a passenger 16,255 7.9 868,920 5.5
Public transit 5,185 2.5 1,968,220 12.4
Walked 10,005 4.9 877,985 5.5
Bicycle 310 0.2 222,130 1.4
Other method 6,925 3.4 193,590 1.2

Average commuting duration for the employed labour force, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada, 2016

Average commuting duration for the employed labour force with a usual place of work or no fixed workplace address Newfoundland and Labrador Canada
Average in minutes 20.5 26.2

Employed labour force by time leaving for work, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada, 2016

Time leaving for work Newfoundland and Labrador Canada
Number Percentage Number Percentage
Total employed labour force with a usual place of work or no fixed workplace address 206,090 100.0 15,878,940 100.0
Between 5 a.m. and 5:59 a.m. 11,825 5.7 1,073,685 6.8
Between 6 a.m. and 6:59 a.m. 25,560 12.4 2,814,750 17.7
Between 7 a.m. and 7:59 a.m. 64,365 31.2 4,458,830 28.1
Between 8 a.m. and 8:59 a.m. 54,785 26.6 3,349,975 21.1
Between 9 a.m. and 11:59 a.m. 19,175 9.3 1,756,265 11.1
Between 12 p.m. and 4:59 a.m. 30,390 14.7 2,425,435 15.3

Employed labour force by place of work status, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada, 2016

Place of work status Newfoundland and Labrador Canada
Number Percentage Number Percentage
Total employed labour force 216,705 100.0 17,230,035 100.0
Worked at home 9,965 4.6 1,272,285 7.4
Worked outside Canada 645 0.3 78,815 0.5
No fixed workplace address 26,130 12.1 1,987,265 11.5
Usual place of work 179,955 83.0 13,891,680 80.6

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incompletely enumerated Indian reserve or Indian settlement
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revised
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use with caution

Source:

Statistics Canada. 2017. Focus on Geography Series, 2016 Census. Statistics Canada Catalogue no. 98-404-X2016001. Ottawa, Ontario. Data products, 2016 Census.

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