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Table 2 Descriptive statistics and sample distributions, by year of observation, 1996 to 2012

From: Acquisition of permanent residence by temporary foreign workers in Canada: a panel study of labour market outcomes before and after the status transition

  Men Women
  Mean
Employment rate (percent) 92.92 87.30
Log total earnings 10.70 10.00
Years before transition (percent)
 5 1.63 0.98
 4 2.56 2.15
 3 4.01 4.43
 2 6.15 7.40
 1 12.32 12.32
Year of transition (percent) 8.92 9.64
Years after transition (percent)
 1 13.78 13.56
 2 13.53 13.40
 3 13.13 13.04
 4 12.49 12.21
 5 11.47 10.86
  1. Note: The distribution of years after transition is calculated based on the employment sample. Sources: Statistics Canada, Temporary Residents file, Immigrant Landing file, and Canadian Employer-Employee Dynamics Database