FactSheet: Employment Rate of Immigrants by Sex, Canada, 2006-2012
- For the 12 months ending December, 2012, 76.5% of landed immigrants (25 to 54 years of age) were employed.
- This is 6.8 percentage points lower than the employment rate for the Canadian born.
- The gap in the employment rate widened, but only slightly, during the economic downturn.
- Most of the overall gap is due to a higher gap for women than for men.