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Southwold Labour Force

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

Labour Force Characteristics

Total population, aged 15 years and older 3,921
In the labour force 2,823
Employed 2,639
Unemployed 184
Not in the labour force 1,098
Participation rate (%) 72
Employment rate (%) 67.32
Unemployment rate (%) 6.5

Labour Force by Industry

Total labour force aged 15 and over 2,823
Industry - not applicable 35
All industries 2,789
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting 325
Mining and oil and gas extraction 0
Utilities 27
Construction 164
Manufacturing 415
Wholesale trade 56
Retail trade 236
Transportation and warehousing 155
Information and cultural industries 0
Finance and insurance 79
Real estate and rental and leasing 56
Professional, scientific and technical services 146
Management of companies and enterprises 0
Administrative and support, waste management and remediation services 65
Educational services 266
Health care and social assistance 372
Arts, entertainment and recreation 46
Accommodation and food services 144
Other services (except public administration) 104
Public administration 133

Labour Force by Occupation

Total labour force 15 years and over by occupation 2,823
Occupation - Not applicable 35
All occupations 2,789
0 Management occupations 439
1 Business, finance and administration occupations 327
2 Natural and applied sciences and related occupations 220
3 Health occupations 293
4 Occupations in education, law and social, community and government services 282
5 Occupations in art, culture, recreation and sport 32
6 Sales and service occupations 427
7 Trades, transport and equipment operators and related occupations 449
8 Natural resources, agriculture and related production occupations 162
9 Occupations in manufacturing and utilities 158

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 1,463
Median employment income ($) 55,873
Average employment income ($) 63,579
Male aged 15 years and over: Worked full year, full time 794
Male aged 15 years and over: Median employment income ($) 54,940
Male aged 15 years and over: Average employment income ($) 60,794
Female aged 15 years and over: Worked full year, full time 669
Female aged 15 years and over: Median employment income ($) 62,910
Female aged 15 years and over: Average employment income ($) 67,699