Source: CICH graphic created using data adapted from Statistics Canada, General Social Survey, 2012. http://www.statcan.gc.ca/pub/89-652-x/2016003/tbl/tbl01-eng.htm – accessed July 15, 2017.
In 2012, 79% of men who had at least one child under age 5, and worked full time, were satisfied or very satisfied with their work life balance.
The proportion was less for women – at 74%.
Men and women who had older children (5 to 17)* were less likely to say they were satisfied or very satisfied – 75% and 68% respectively.1
1Statistics Canada, General Social Survey, 2012. http://www.statcan.gc.ca/pub/89-652-x/2016003/tbl/tbl01-eng.htm-accessed July 15, 2017.
*interpret with caution, as there is an overlap with the categories and these respondents could have a child/children under 5.