Armstrong - City, British Columbia, Canada - Labour, occupation and industry



Labour force activity

Employed
Total: 1,890
Here:

55.3%
British Columbia:

61.6%
Male: 990
This city:

62.9%
Province:

66.7%
Female: 900
Here:

49.0%
British Columbia:

56.9%
Unemployed
Total: 155
Here:

4.5%
British Columbia:

3.9%
Male: 70
This city:

4.4%
British Columbia:

4.1%
Female: 85
This city:

4.6%
Province:

3.8%
Not in the labour force
Total: 1,365
Here:

40.0%
Province:

34.4%
Male: 510
This city:

32.4%
British Columbia:

29.3%
Female: 850
Here:

46.3%
Province:

39.3%
Participation rate
All persons
This city:

59.9%
Province:

65.6%
Male
Here:

67.3%
British Columbia:

70.7%
Female
This city:

53.7%
British Columbia:

60.7%
Unemployment rate
All persons
Here:

7.6%
British Columbia:

6.0%
Male
Here:

6.6%
Province:

5.8%
Female
This city:

8.6%
Province:

6.3%

Labour force activity in this city

Occupation

Sales and service occupations
Total: 540
This city:

26.5%
British Columbia:

25.3%
Male: 145
Here:

13.8%
British Columbia:

19.7%
Female: 400
Here:

40.6%
Province:

31.6%
Occupations in art; culture; recreation and sport
Total: 60
Here:

2.9%
Province:

3.5%
Male: 35
This city:

3.3%
Province:

3.1%
Female: 20
Here:

2.0%
Province:

3.9%
Business; finance and administration occupations
Total: 300
This city:

14.7%
Province:

17.1%
Male: 70
This city:

6.7%
Province:

9.0%
Female: 230
This city:

23.4%
British Columbia:

26.2%
Management occupations
Total: 200
This city:

9.8%
British Columbia:

10.5%
Male: 125
This city:

11.9%
Province:

12.6%
Female: 75
Here:

7.6%
British Columbia:

8.2%
Occupations unique to processing; manufacturing and utilities
Total: 150
Here:

7.4%
British Columbia:

4.2%
Male: 120
This city:

11.4%
Province:

5.6%
Female: 30
Here:

3.0%
Province:

2.6%
Trades; transport and equipment operators and related occupations
Total: 415
This city:

20.4%
British Columbia:

15.5%
Male: 405
Here:

38.6%
British Columbia:

27.5%
Female: 15
This city:

1.5%
British Columbia:

2.2%
Natural and applied sciences and related occupations
Total: 65
This city:

3.2%
British Columbia:

6.3%
Male: 45
Here:

4.3%
Province:

9.6%
Female: 25
This city:

2.5%
British Columbia:

2.7%
Occupations in social science; education; government service and religion
Total: 110
This city:

5.4%
British Columbia:

8.1%
Male: 15
This city:

1.4%
British Columbia:

5.2%
Female: 90
Here:

9.1%
British Columbia:

11.3%
Health occupations
Total: 95
This city:

4.7%
Province:

5.5%
Male: 25
Here:

2.4%
Province:

2.3%
Female: 70
This city:

7.1%
Province:

9.0%
Occupations unique to primary industry
Total: 105
This city:

5.2%
British Columbia:

3.9%
Male: 65
This city:

6.2%
Province:

5.4%
Female: 35
This city:

3.6%
Province:

2.3%

Occupation

Industry

Business services
Total: 195
This city:

9.6%
British Columbia:

19.9%
Male: 115
Here:

11.0%
Province:

23.0%
Female: 85
Here:

8.6%
Province:

16.5%
Educational services
Total: 105
This city:

5.2%
British Columbia:

7.0%
Male: 35
This city:

3.3%
Province:

4.5%
Female: 70
This city:

7.1%
Province:

9.6%
Other services
Total: 470
Here:

23.1%
Province:

20.6%
Male: 200
This city:

19.0%
Province:

17.8%
Female: 270
Here:

27.4%
British Columbia:

23.7%
Health care and social services
Total: 170
This city:

8.4%
Province:

9.7%
Male: 25
This city:

2.4%
British Columbia:

3.4%
Female: 145
Here:

14.7%
British Columbia:

16.7%
Manufacturing
Total: 360
Here:

17.7%
British Columbia:

8.6%
Male: 275
Here:

26.2%
Province:

12.1%
Female: 80
This city:

8.1%
British Columbia:

4.8%
Retail trade
Total: 305
Here:

15.0%
Province:

11.4%
Male: 130
This city:

12.4%
Province:

9.5%
Female: 175
This city:

17.8%
British Columbia:

13.4%
Finance and real estate
Total: 115
This city:

5.7%
Province:

6.2%
Male: 30
This city:

2.9%
Province:

5.0%
Female: 80
This city:

8.1%
British Columbia:

7.4%
Agriculture and other resource-based industries
Total: 120
Here:

5.9%
Province:

4.9%
Male: 75
This city:

7.1%
Province:

6.7%
Female: 45
Here:

4.6%
British Columbia:

3.0%
Construction
Total: 175
This city:

8.6%
British Columbia:

7.6%
Male: 145
Here:

13.8%
Province:

12.6%
Female: 20
Here:

2.0%
British Columbia:

2.0%
Wholesale trade
Total: 35
Here:

1.7%
Province:

4.2%
Male: 30
This city:

2.9%
Province:

5.3%
Female: 10
Here:

1.0%
British Columbia:

2.9%

Industry

Place of work status

Worked in same census subdivision of residence
Total: 685
This city:

36.2%
British Columbia:

37.6%
Male: 355
Here:

35.9%
British Columbia:

32.6%
Female: 330
This city:

36.5%
Province:

43.2%
Worked in same province of residence
Total: 100
Here:

5.3%
Province:

3.4%
Male: 55
Here:

5.6%
British Columbia:

4.0%
Female: 50
This city:

5.5%
Province:

2.9%
Worked at home
Total: 140
This city:

7.4%
British Columbia:

9.0%
Male: 45
This city:

4.5%
British Columbia:

8.1%
Female: 100
This city:

11.0%
British Columbia:

10.0%
No fixed workplace address
Total: 210
Here:

11.1%
Province:

13.1%
Male: 175
This city:

17.7%
British Columbia:

18.9%
Female: 40
This city:

4.4%
British Columbia:

6.6%
Worked outside Canada
Total: 20
This city:

1.1%
British Columbia:

0.7%
Male: 15
This city:

1.5%
Province:

0.9%
Worked in same census division of residence
Total: 705
This city:

37.3%
British Columbia:

35.7%
Male: 335
Here:

33.8%
Province:

34.9%
Female: 375
This city:

41.4%
Province:

36.6%
Worked in different province
Total: 20
This city:

1.1%
Province:

0.5%
Male: 10
Here:

1.0%
British Columbia:

0.6%
Female: 10
This city:

1.1%
British Columbia:

0.4%

Place of work status

Mode of transportation to work

Car as driver
Total: 1,415
Here:

81.8%
British Columbia:

71.6%
Male: 800
This city:

85.6%
British Columbia:

75.5%
Female: 615
This city:

76.9%
British Columbia:

67.3%
Public transit
Total: 15
This city:

0.9%
Province:

10.3%
Female: 10
Here:

1.3%
Province:

12.8%
Car as passenger
Total: 135
This city:

7.8%
British Columbia:

7.7%
Male: 55
Here:

5.9%
British Columbia:

6.4%
Female: 75
Here:

9.4%
British Columbia:

9.2%
Walked or bicycled
Total: 165
This city:

9.5%
Province:

8.9%
Male: 70
This city:

7.5%
Province:

8.2%
Female: 90
Here:

11.3%
British Columbia:

9.6%

Mode of transportation to work

Unpaid work

Population reporting hours of unpaid work
Total: 3,145
This city:

92.1%
Province:

91.3%
Male: 1,445
This city:

91.7%
British Columbia:

89.5%
Female: 1,700
This city:

92.6%
British Columbia:

93.1%
Population reporting hours of unpaid housework
Total: 3,110
This city:

91.1%
Province:

90.1%
Male: 1,425
Here:

90.5%
Province:

88.0%
Female: 1,690
Here:

92.1%
Province:

92.2%
Population reporting hours looking after children without pay
Total: 1,255
Here:

36.7%
Province:

35.2%
Male: 510
This city:

32.4%
Province:

31.9%
Female: 740
This city:

40.3%
British Columbia:

38.3%
Population reporting hours of unpaid care or assistance to seniors
Total: 600
Here:

17.6%
British Columbia:

17.5%
Male: 210
This city:

13.3%
Province:

14.8%
Female: 390
Here:

21.3%
Province:

20.0%




Source: Statistics Canada Catalogue no. 92-591-XWE. Ottawa. Released March 13 2007 and Statistics Canada Catalogue no. 98-316-XWE. Ottawa. Released October 24, 2012. This data is an unofficial version of the materials, made without affiliation or endorsement of Statistics Canada.
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