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Central Elgin Labour Force

Data Last Updated: 17 October, 2018
Characteristic (2017 unless noted) Value

Labour Force Characteristics

Total population, aged 15 years and older 11,207
In the labour force 7,312
Employed 6,997
Unemployed 314
Not in the labour force 3,896
Participation rate (%) 65.24
Employment rate (%) 62.44
Unemployment rate (%) 4.3

Labour Force by Industry

Total labour force aged 15 and over 7,312
Industry - not applicable 127
All industries 7,185
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting 387
Mining and oil and gas extraction 0
Utilities 64
Construction 570
Manufacturing 1,192
Wholesale trade 328
Retail trade 754
Transportation and warehousing 310
Information and cultural industries 104
Finance and insurance 256
Real estate and rental and leasing 58
Professional, scientific and technical services 263
Management of companies and enterprises 0
Administrative and support, waste management and remediation services 302
Educational services 548
Health care and social assistance 1,011
Arts, entertainment and recreation 189
Accommodation and food services 345
Other services (except public administration) 225
Public administration 279

Labour Force by Occupation

Total labour force 15 years and over by occupation 7,312
Occupation - Not applicable 127
All occupations 7,185
0 Management occupations 884
1 Business, finance and administration occupations 975
2 Natural and applied sciences and related occupations 255
3 Health occupations 616
4 Occupations in education, law and social, community and government services 773
5 Occupations in art, culture, recreation and sport 147
6 Sales and service occupations 1,364
7 Trades, transport and equipment operators and related occupations 1,215
8 Natural resources, agriculture and related production occupations 273
9 Occupations in manufacturing and utilities 683

Employment Income (2017) for Persons 15 Years of Age and Over

Population aged 15 years and over who worked full year, full time and with employment income 3,940
Median employment income ($) 53,247
Average employment income ($) 64,795
Male aged 15 years and over: Worked full year, full time 2,195
Male aged 15 years and over: Median employment income ($) 57,463
Male aged 15 years and over: Average employment income ($) 73,805
Female aged 15 years and over: Worked full year, full time 1,745
Female aged 15 years and over: Median employment income ($) 42,501
Female aged 15 years and over: Average employment income ($) 52,865