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Labour Force

Labour force status
Total population aged 15 years and over by labour force statusNational Household Survey data footnote83 740 395 345
In the labour force 440 250 180
Employed 335 185 145
Unemployed 105 65 40
Not in the labour force 300 140 160
Participation rate 59.5 63.3 52.2
Employment rate 45.3 46.8 42.0
Unemployment rate 23.9 26.0 22.2
Class of worker
Total labour force aged 15 years and over by class of workerNational Household Survey data footnote84 440 255 185
Class of worker – not applicableNational Household Survey data footnote85 0 0 0
All classes of workerNational Household Survey data footnote86 410 220 185
Employee 360 190 160
Self-employedNational Household Survey data footnote87 50 30 25
Occupation
Total labour force population aged 15 years and over by occupation – National Occupational Classification (NOC) 2011National Household Survey data footnote88 435 255 185
Occupation – not applicableNational Household Survey data footnote89 0 0 0
All occupationsNational Household Survey data footnote86 410 225 180
0 Management occupations 60 45 10
1 Business, finance and administration occupations 35 0 40
2 Natural and applied sciences and related occupations 45 45 0
3 Health occupations 0 0 0
4 Occupations in education, law and social, community and government services 0 0 0
5 Occupations in art, culture, recreation and sport 0 0 0
6 Sales and service occupations 125 15 105
7 Trades, transport and equipment operators and related occupations 100 100 0
8 Natural resources, agriculture and related production occupations 0 0 0
9 Occupations in manufacturing and utilities 15 0 0
Industry
Total labour force population aged 15 years and over by industry – North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) 2007National Household Survey data footnote90 440 255 185
Industry – not applicableNational Household Survey data footnote89 0 0 0
All industriesNational Household Survey data footnote86 410 225 185
11 Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting 0 0 0
21 Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction 0 0 0
22 Utilities 0 0 0
23 Construction 75 75 0
31-33 Manufacturing 0 0 0
41 Wholesale trade 0 0 0
44-45 Retail trade 35 0 30
48-49 Transportation and warehousing 30 30 0
51 Information and cultural industries 0 0 0
52 Finance and insurance 0 0 0
53 Real estate and rental and leasing 20 0 20
54 Professional, scientific and technical services 10 0 0
55 Management of companies and enterprises 0 0 0
56 Administrative and support, waste management and remediation services 0 0 0
61 Educational services 0 0 0
62 Health care and social assistance 30 0 30
71 Arts, entertainment and recreation 15 0 0
72 Accommodation and food services 65 0 70
81 Other services (except public administration) 0 0 0
91 Public administration 60 50 0
Work activity
Total labour force aged 15 years and over by work activity in 2010National Household Survey data footnote91 435 250 180
Did not work in 2010National Household Survey data footnote92 0 0 0
Worked in 2010 410 225 185
1 to 13 weeks 40 0 30
14 to 26 weeks 75 55 25
27 to 39 weeks 0 0 0
40 to 48 weeks 90 60 0
49 to 52 weeks 190 90 100
Average weeks worked in 2010 40.3 40.7 39.7
Full-time or part-time weeks worked
Total labour force population aged 15 years and over by full-time or part-time weeks worked in 2010National Household Survey data footnote93 440 255 185
Did not work in 2010National Household Survey data footnote92 0 0 0
Worked in 2010 410 225 185
Worked full-time in 2010 335 205 125
Worked part-time in 2010 70 15 60
Place of work status
Total employed population aged 15 years and over by place of work statusNational Household Survey data footnote94 330 185 150
Worked at home 30 15 15
Worked outside Canada 0 0 0
No fixed workplace address 80 60 20
Worked at usual place 225 115 110
Mode of transportation
Total employed population aged 15 years and over with a usual place of work or no fixed workplace address by mode of transportationNational Household Survey data footnote95 305 175 130
Car, truck or van – as a driver 230 135 100
Car, truck or van – as a passenger 35 0 0
Public transit 0 0 0
Walked 30 15 15
Bicycle 0 0 0
Other methods 0 0 0
Median commuting duration
Total employed population aged 15 years and over with a usual place of work or no fixed workplace address by median commuting durationNational Household Survey data footnote96 305 170 135
Median commuting duration 10.8 36.0 10.3