The provinces where Canadians call in sick most often


The number of days per year the average worker called in sick, or took the day off for personal reasons, by province:

1. Saskatchewan: 11 days missed
2. Nova Scotia, New Brunswick and Quebec (tie): 10.8 days missed
3. Newfoundland and Manitoba (tie): 10.2 days missed
4. P.E.I. and B.C. (tie): 9.9 days missed
5. Ontario: 8.3 days missed
6. Alberta: 7.9 days missed

Source: Statistics Canada (2011)

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The provinces where Canadians call in sick most often

  1. Listing a source as “Statistics Canada” is “barely a source” as it’s impossible to verify.

    • I generally agree, and gave you the old thumbs up, but it’s hardly “impossible to verify”.

      I can’t be bothered, but I can’t imagine that it would take more than five minutes of searching through Stats Can’s site to verify the information above. That’s arguably more than we should have to do, when the author could site the report, or even link to the data, but it’s not “impossible”.

  2. Reason #385 why Alberta rocks!

    • LOL

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