These statistics cover the career grouping of Visiting Homemakers, Housekeepers and Related Occupations (NOC 647).
Workers are employed in the following industries: Health care and social assistance (74%), Other services (except public administration) (15%), Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (3%), Administrative and support, waste management and remediation services (3%), Public administration (2%).
According to the Labour Force Survey (2009), 17% of workers in this group were self-employed, while the average for all occupations was 16%.
66% of workers in this occupation worked full-time, compared to the average of 81% for all occupations.
Women represented 92% of workers in this occupation, compared to the average of 48% for all occupations.
This occupation (Visiting Homemakers, Housekeepers and Related Occupations) is part of a larger group called Childcare and Home Support Workers (NOC 647). According to the Labour Force Survey (2009), the unionization rate for this group was 48%, while the unionization rate for all occupations was 31%.