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French Equivalent: Travailleurs familiaux

A contributing family worker is a person who holds a self employment job in a market-oriented establishment operated by a related person living in the same household, and who cannot be regarded as a partner because of the degree of his or her commitment to the operation of the establishment, in terms of the working time or other factors to be determined by national circumstances, is not at a level comparable with that of the head of the establishment.

Source Publication:
Principles and Recommendations for Population and Housing Censuses, Revision 1, United Nations, New York, 1998, para. 2.82.

Cross References:
Unpaid family members (working in an establishment)

Statistical Theme: Demographic and population statistics

Created on Tuesday, September 25, 2001

Last updated on Friday, April 25, 2003