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West Elgin Labour Force

Data Last Updated: 17 December, 2018
Characteristic (2018 unless noted)
Value
Labour Force Characteristics
Total population, aged 15 years and older
4,345
In the labour force
2,617
Employed
2,468
Unemployed
149
Not in the labour force
1,728
Participation rate (%)
60.23
Employment rate (%)
56.81
Unemployment rate (%)
5.68
Labour Force by Industry
Total labour force aged 15 and over
2,617
Industry - not applicable
53
All industries
2,564
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting
251
Mining and oil and gas extraction
19
Utilities
20
Construction
300
Manufacturing
318
Wholesale trade
98
Retail trade
192
Transportation and warehousing
163
Information and cultural industries
58
Finance and insurance
72
Real estate and rental and leasing
20
Professional, scientific and technical services
68
Administrative and support, waste management and remediation services
156
Educational services
115
Health care and social assistance
282
Arts, entertainment and recreation
28
Accommodation and food services
171
Other services (except public administration)
123
Public administration
111
Labour Force by Occupation
Total labour force 15 years and over
1,027
Occupation - Not applicable
10
All occupations
1,016
0 Management
74
1 Business, finance and administration
150
2 Natural and applied sciences and related
40
3 Health
47
4 Education, law and social, community and government services
110
5 Art, culture, recreation and sport
37
6 Sales and service
215
7 Trades, transport and equipment operators
304
8 Natural resources, agriculture and related production
34
9 Manufacturing and utilities
6
Employment Income (2017) for Persons 15 Years of Age & Over
Population aged 15 years & over who worked full year, full time, with employment income
1,488
Median employment income ($)
47,184
Average employment income ($)
51,502
Male aged 15 years and over: Worked full year, full time
802
Male aged 15 years and over: Median employment income ($)
47,566
Male aged 15 years and over: Average employment income ($)
53,802
Female aged 15 years and over: Worked full year, full time
687
Female aged 15 years and over: Median employment income ($)
44,234
Female aged 15 years and over: Average employment income ($)
48,914