Economic activity for persons aged 6 years and above
[Questions 27 to 33 were asked of persons aged 6 years and older.]
29. In the main job held last week, was the person...?
[Question 29 was asked of persons aged 6 years and older who reported working in the last 7 days, per Question 28.]
 A permanent wage (salary earner)
 A temporary wage (salary earner)
 An employer
 An independent, self-employed worker
 A family helper
 A wage-earning apprentice
 A non-wage-earning apprentice
Permanent salary earner
Temporary salary earner
Independent or self-employed worker
NIU (not in universe)
Warning: these figures indicate the number of cases found in the data file. They cannot be interpreted as summary statistics of the population of interest.
Questions (Questions 27-33) related to the economic activity are only ask to people 6 years old and older
29. Employment status
The status of employment, which is related to the worker's situation related to his colleagues (if he has any) in the company, is a way of categorizing the engaged active population.
The codes of the terms of employment status are:
1-Permanent salaried: This is a person who works for a public or private employer and who receives regular compensation in kind or in cash.
2-Temporary salaried: This is a person who works intermittently for a public or private employers and who receives compensation in cash or in kind.
3-An employer is a person who has his own economic enterprise and who a salaried labor force
4-Independent-This is a person who works for himself and doesn't use any salaried labor force. He can use several uncompensated family helpers or apprentices
5-Family helper-This is a person who works in a family business without compensation
6-Compensated apprentice-This is a person who is learning a trade and who recipes compensation in cash or in kind.
7-Uncompensated apprentice-This is a person who is learning a trade and who does not receive any type of compensation
Q29: What is/was the employment status of ________ in his job/his last job?
-Mark in the proper space the code for the employment status of the surveyed person.
This variable indicates a person's worker class.
Residents of the household who are working or have worked in the past