Labour Force Survey: Public Use Microdata File (71M0001X)

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This public use microdata file (PUMF) contains non-aggregated data for a wide variety of variables collected from the Labour Force Survey (LFS). The LFS collects monthly information on the labour market activities of Canada's working age population. This product is for users who prefer to do their own analysis by focusing on specific subgroups in the population or by cross-classifying variables that are not in our catalogued products.

This is a monthly file, and is available going back to 1976.

Frequency: Monthly

Status: Ongoing/Available (DVD, EFT, CD-ROM), Discontinued (Diskette)


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Title Release date More info
January 2017 February 10, 2017 More info
December 2016 January 6, 2017 More info
November 2016 December 2, 2016 More info
October 2016 November 4, 2016 More info
September 2016 October 7, 2016 More info

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