Employment and earnings of married females: CS99-760/1979E-PDF

"This monograph is devoted to an analysis of the labour force behaviour of Canadian wives, since married women are the most controversial and rapidly changing component of the female labour force. We examine characteristics of wives and their families. We study the communities in which they live, since area of residence appears to be related to whether or not a wife is in the labour force, and to the determination of the annual hours of work, as well as hourly wage rates of those who do work. We also try to briefly assess some of the effects of the labour force behavior of married women on children, the family income distribution in Canada, and the ownership of houses and other durable goods. ..."--Pref.

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Department/Agency Statistics Canada.
Title Employment and earnings of married females
Series Title Census analytical study
Publication Type Monograph
Language [English]
Other Language Editions [French]
Format Electronic
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Note "December 1979." Digitized edition from print [produced by Statistics Canada]. Issued also in French under title: Emploi et gains des femmes mariées.
Date 1979.
Number of Pages 168 p.
Catalogue Number
  • CS99-760/1979E-PDF
Departmental Catalogue Number 8-0003-521
Subject Terms Census data, Women workers, Income