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Elgin County Labour Force

Data Last Updated: 12 November, 2018
Characteristic (2018 unless noted)
Value
Labour Force Characteristics
Total population, aged 15 years and older
75,649
In the labour force
47,874
Employed
44,777
Unemployed
3,097
Not in the labour force
27,775
Participation rate (%)
63.3
Employment rate (%)
59.2
Unemployment rate (%)
6.5
Labour Force by Industry
Total labour force aged 15 and over
47,874
Industry - not applicable
1,021
All industries
46,853
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting
2,929
Mining and oil and gas extraction
80
Utilities
361
Construction
3,753
Manufacturing
7,821
Wholesale trade
1,548
Retail trade
4,738
Transportation and warehousing
2,788
Information and cultural industries
649
Finance and insurance
1,445
Real estate and rental and leasing
697
Professional, scientific and technical services
1,684
Management of companies and enterprises
52
Administrative and support, waste management and remediation services
2,275
Educational services
2,644
Health care and social assistance
5,658
Arts, entertainment and recreation
824
Accommodation and food services
2,853
Other services (except public administration)
2,253
Public administration
1,801
Labour Force by Occupation
Total labour force 15 years and over
47,874
Occupation - Not applicable
1,021
All occupations
46,853
0 Management
4,660
1 Business, finance and administration
5,961
2 Natural and applied sciences and related
1,760
3 Health
3,406
4 Education, law and social, community and government services
4,442
5 Art, culture, recreation and sport
891
6 Sales and service
9,843
7 Trades, transport and equipment operators
9,270
8 Natural resources, agriculture and related production
2,001
9 Manufacturing and utilities
4,620
Employment Income (2017) for Persons 15 Years of Age & Over
Population aged 15 years & over who worked full year, full time, with employment income
26,217
Median employment income ($)
49,347
Average employment income ($)
56,893
Male aged 15 years and over: Worked full year, full time
15,131
Male aged 15 years and over: Median employment income ($)
54,727
Male aged 15 years and over: Average employment income ($)
61,135
Female aged 15 years and over: Worked full year, full time
11,085
Female aged 15 years and over: Median employment income ($)
44,592
Female aged 15 years and over: Average employment income ($)
51,276