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Majority of workers within age range of 2554Younger age group most of people still in schooluni 55 and over group most of those people are retiredMedian is what is being used here Level of education has changed for canadians in the last decadeMuch less common now to not have a highschool degreeBut increase in number of people who have a university degreePeople who understand sig of jobs Because of WWII where women really encouraged to work in workforceSo in youngest age grp men a bit more work in 1524 almost equal 2554 men a little bit higher but in 55 and over men were almost twice as likely as women to work in the work forceSome relevance in regards to retirement and who stays in the workforce Despite having 3 recessions in the last few yrs Canadas employment rate has increasedLast recession in 2008 employment rate decreased less than what it had in the other two recessionsNot same case as USEmployment rate differs based on age group In 2010 the employment rate was 109 for individuals aged 65 years and over and 805 for individuals aged 25 to 44In 2010 Canadians aged 25 to 44 were the most likely to be working compared to other age groups 805 of them had jobs The employment rate was 550 for youth aged 15 to 24 and 706 for individuals aged 45 to 64 Among seniors 109 of those aged 65 years or older had jobs in 2010The employment rate of women with children experienced a large increase between 1976 and 2010 especially among women with children under six years old In 2010 the employment rate for women with children under six years old was 669 up from 314 in 1976 and 786 for women with children from 6 to 15 years old up from 464 in 1976Even women with children participating in the workforce more than they have so in the past From the mid1970s to the late 1980s the unemployment rate for men was usually lower than that for women However since 1990 this trend has reversed and the unemployment rate for women has been consistently lower than that of their male counterparts In 2010 the unemployment rate for women was 72 while that for men was 87Unemployment rate number of people who are unemployednumber of people in the workforce 100People who were without work when available and have been looking for work in the past 4 weeksSo do not include people who have stopped looking for workCanada falls in a different spot regarding employment rate and unemployment ratePrior to 1927 no retirement pension So people had to rely on each otherOnce you stopped working you were on your own in terms of providing for yourself finahncially or depending on familyBecause usually didnt this long anyways before so didnt really need it
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