Labour Characteristics of the Off-Reserve Population

Explore two sources that provide labour characteristics for the Aboriginal population.

The Labour Force Survey

The Labour Force Survey covers the off-reserve, civilian non-institutional population of Canada.

The Labour Force Survey is a sample survey and estimates are subject to both sampling and non-sampling errors.

National Household Survey (NHS)

Labour characteristics of the on-reserve Aboriginal population are available from the National Household Survey Aboriginal Population Profile (carried out at five-year intervals).