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Income:Net Non-farm Income from Unincorporated Business and/or Professional Practice
Part A – Plain Language Definition
Net Income earned by working for oneself (self-employment) as an owner/operator of his/her non-farm business.
Part B – Detailed Definition
Refers to net income (gross receipts minus expenses of operation such as wages, rents and depreciation) received during calendar year 2000 from the respondent's non-farm unincorporated business or professional practice. In the case of partnerships, only the respondent's share was reported. Also included is net income from persons babysitting in their own homes, persons providing room and board to non-relatives, self-employed fishers, hunters and trappers, operators of direct distributorships (such as those selling and delivering cosmetics), as well as freelance activities of artists, writers, music teachers, hairdressers, dressmakers, etc.
Censuses: 2001 (1/5 sample), 1996 (1/5 sample), 1991 (1/5 sample), 1986 (1/5 sample), 1981 (1/5 sample), 1971 (1/3 sample), 1961 (1/5 sample)
Reported for: Population 15 years of age and over, excluding institutional residents
Question No.: Direct variable: Question 51 (c)
Responses: Positive or negative dollar value or nil
Remarks: See "Remarks" under Income: Total Income.
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