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Allowed lost time claims by age and gender

The average percentage for all allowed lost time claims for males and females was 53% and 47% respectively over the last 10 years. While Schedule 1 had a greater proportion of lost time claims from male workers (62%), Schedule 2 presents a more even distribution of allowed lost time claims by gender. This distribution is more closely aligned to Statistics Canada's Labour Force Survey (LFS), which shows that over the past 10 years, the average gender distribution of Ontario's employed workforce was 52% male and 48% female, indicating that the demographic of lost time claims in Schedule 2 is more closely aligned to the gender distribution of Ontario's employed workforce.

Percentage of Schedule 2 lost time claims by gender compared to Statistics Canada's LFS employment by injury/illness year

Over the past 10 years, the two older age groups (55 to 64 and 65+) are increasing as a percentage of all allowed lost time claims, whereas the younger age group (15 to 24 and 25 to 44) are decreasing. This is a reflection of the continued aging of Ontario's workforce, and is consistent with Statistics Canada's employment trends.

In 2013, two age groups (25 to 44 and 45 to 54) comprised the majority of lost time claims.

Lost time claims by age group
by injury/illness year Schedule 2
 

Lost time claims by age group 
by injury/illness year Schedule 2(Click image to enlarge and view values)

 

Lost time claims by age group
by injury/illness year Schedule 2

Lost time claims by age group 
by injury/illness year Schedule 2(Click image to enlarge and view values)

Statistics Canada's LFS employment
by age group by calendar year

Statistics Canada's LFS employment by age group by calendar year(Click image to enlarge and view values)

Historical and additional data on age and gender (xls, .8 mb)

2013 Allowed lost time claims
by leading occupations

Ontario has a diverse workforce undertaking a wide variety of occupations. Over the past 10 years, lost time claims were spread across more than 150 occupations, with Secondary/Elementary School Teachers/Counsellors and Police Officers and Firefighters representing the two occupations with the highest number of lost time claims.

In 2013, of the seven leading occupations, workers between the ages of 50 to 54 represented the leading age group for five of these occupations. The leading occupation for female workers was Secondary and Elementary School Teachers and Counsellors, whereas Police Officers and Firefighters represented the leading occupation for male workers. In all cases the leading nature of injury was sprains and strains.

 

 

 

 

2013 Leading Occupation Characteristics *
Schedule 2 Leading Age Group Leading Gender Leading Event Leading Source Leading Part of Body Leading Nature of Injury
Secondary and elementary school teachers & counsellors 50-54 Female Fall on same level Structures (including walkways, floors and buildings) Multiple body parts Sprains and strains
Police officers and firefighters 40-44 Male Bodily reaction Persons (bodily motion or condition) Leg(s) Sprains and strains
Mail and message distribution occupations 50-54 Male Fall on same level Structures (including walkways, floors and buildings) Leg(s) Sprains and strains
Childcare and home support workers 50-54 Female Fall on same level Persons (bodily motion or condition) Multiple body parts Sprains and strains
Cleaners 50-54 Male Overexertion Structures (including walkways, floors and buildings) Lower back (lumbar, sacral, coccygeal regions) Sprains and strains
Other technical occupations in health care (except dental) 30-34 Male Overexertion Persons (bodily motion or condition) Lower back (lumbar, sacral, coccygeal regions) Sprains and strains
Motor vehicle and transit drivers 50-54 Male Highway accidents Persons (bodily motion or condition) Body systems Sprains and strains

 

Historical and additional data on occupation (xls, .8 mb)