Comox - Town, British Columbia, Canada - Labour, occupation and industry



Labour force activity

Employed
Total: 5,185
This town:

51.6%
British Columbia:

61.6%
Male: 2,705
This town:

57.1%
British Columbia:

66.7%
Female: 2,480
This town:

46.7%
Province:

56.9%
Unemployed
Total: 345
Here:

3.4%
Province:

3.9%
Male: 195
Here:

4.1%
British Columbia:

4.1%
Female: 145
Here:

2.7%
British Columbia:

3.8%
Not in the labour force
Total: 4,525
Here:

45.0%
British Columbia:

34.4%
Male: 1,840
This town:

38.8%
Province:

29.3%
Female: 2,685
This town:

50.6%
British Columbia:

39.3%
Participation rate
All persons
This town:

55.0%
Province:

65.6%
Male
Here:

61.2%
Province:

70.7%
Female
This town:

49.4%
British Columbia:

60.7%
Unemployment rate
All persons
This town:

6.2%
Province:

6.0%
Male
This town:

6.7%
Province:

5.8%
Female
Here:

5.5%
Province:

6.3%

Labour force activity in Comox

Occupation

Sales and service occupations
Total: 1,570
Here:

28.9%
British Columbia:

25.3%
Male: 735
Here:

25.8%
British Columbia:

19.7%
Female: 835
This town:

32.3%
Province:

31.6%
Occupations in art; culture; recreation and sport
Total: 105
Here:

1.9%
Province:

3.5%
Male: 55
This town:

1.9%
British Columbia:

3.1%
Female: 50
This town:

1.9%
British Columbia:

3.9%
Business; finance and administration occupations
Total: 920
This town:

16.9%
Province:

17.1%
Male: 175
This town:

6.2%
Province:

9.0%
Female: 750
Here:

29.0%
Province:

26.2%
Management occupations
Total: 505
This town:

9.3%
British Columbia:

10.5%
Male: 355
This town:

12.5%
British Columbia:

12.6%
Female: 150
Here:

5.8%
British Columbia:

8.2%
Occupations unique to processing; manufacturing and utilities
Total: 95
Here:

1.7%
Province:

4.2%
Male: 70
Here:

2.5%
British Columbia:

5.6%
Female: 25
Here:

1.0%
Province:

2.6%
Trades; transport and equipment operators and related occupations
Total: 675
This town:

12.4%
British Columbia:

15.5%
Male: 615
Here:

21.6%
Province:

27.5%
Female: 55
Here:

2.1%
British Columbia:

2.2%
Natural and applied sciences and related occupations
Total: 285
This town:

5.2%
British Columbia:

6.3%
Male: 255
This town:

9.0%
Province:

9.6%
Female: 30
Here:

1.2%
British Columbia:

2.7%
Occupations in social science; education; government service and religion
Total: 490
This town:

9.0%
British Columbia:

8.1%
Male: 185
This town:

6.5%
British Columbia:

5.2%
Female: 310
Here:

12.0%
British Columbia:

11.3%
Health occupations
Total: 470
Here:

8.7%
British Columbia:

5.5%
Male: 135
This town:

4.7%
Province:

2.3%
Female: 335
This town:

13.0%
Province:

9.0%
Occupations unique to primary industry
Total: 310
Here:

5.7%
Province:

3.9%
Male: 270
This town:

9.5%
British Columbia:

5.4%
Female: 45
This town:

1.7%
Province:

2.3%

Occupation

Industry

Business services
Total: 785
Here:

14.5%
British Columbia:

19.9%
Male: 425
Here:

14.9%
Province:

23.0%
Female: 365
Here:

14.1%
British Columbia:

16.5%
Educational services
Total: 395
Here:

7.3%
British Columbia:

7.0%
Male: 155
Here:

5.4%
Province:

4.5%
Female: 240
This town:

9.3%
British Columbia:

9.6%
Other services
Total: 1,705
This town:

31.4%
British Columbia:

20.6%
Male: 1,060
This town:

37.3%
British Columbia:

17.8%
Female: 650
Here:

25.1%
British Columbia:

23.7%
Health care and social services
Total: 740
This town:

13.6%
Province:

9.7%
Male: 145
Here:

5.1%
British Columbia:

3.4%
Female: 595
This town:

23.0%
British Columbia:

16.7%
Manufacturing
Total: 195
Here:

3.6%
British Columbia:

8.6%
Male: 135
Here:

4.7%
Province:

12.1%
Female: 65
This town:

2.5%
Province:

4.8%
Retail trade
Total: 605
This town:

11.1%
British Columbia:

11.4%
Male: 205
This town:

7.2%
British Columbia:

9.5%
Female: 395
Here:

15.3%
Province:

13.4%
Finance and real estate
Total: 260
This town:

4.8%
Province:

6.2%
Male: 95
Here:

3.3%
Province:

5.0%
Female: 165
Here:

6.4%
British Columbia:

7.4%
Agriculture and other resource-based industries
Total: 295
Here:

5.4%
Province:

4.9%
Male: 240
Here:

8.4%
Province:

6.7%
Female: 55
Here:

2.1%
Province:

3.0%
Construction
Total: 395
This town:

7.3%
British Columbia:

7.6%
Male: 345
Here:

12.1%
British Columbia:

12.6%
Female: 50
Here:

1.9%
British Columbia:

2.0%
Wholesale trade
Total: 65
This town:

1.2%
British Columbia:

4.2%
Male: 40
Here:

1.4%
Province:

5.3%
Female: 20
Here:

0.8%
British Columbia:

2.9%

Industry

Place of work status

Worked in same census subdivision of residence
Total: 1,745
Here:

33.7%
Province:

37.6%
Male: 895
This town:

33.1%
British Columbia:

32.6%
Female: 845
This town:

34.1%
British Columbia:

43.2%
Worked in same province of residence
Total: 145
This town:

2.8%
British Columbia:

3.4%
Male: 100
Here:

3.7%
Province:

4.0%
Female: 45
Here:

1.8%
British Columbia:

2.9%
Worked at home
Total: 425
This town:

8.2%
British Columbia:

9.0%
Male: 150
Here:

5.5%
Province:

8.1%
Female: 275
Here:

11.1%
British Columbia:

10.0%
No fixed workplace address
Total: 750
Here:

14.5%
British Columbia:

13.1%
Male: 590
This town:

21.8%
British Columbia:

18.9%
Female: 160
This town:

6.5%
British Columbia:

6.6%
Worked in same census division of residence
Total: 2,060
Here:

39.7%
British Columbia:

35.7%
Male: 910
This town:

33.6%
Province:

34.9%
Female: 1,150
Here:

46.5%
Province:

36.6%
Worked in different province
Total: 55
This town:

1.1%
Province:

0.5%
Male: 50
This town:

1.8%
British Columbia:

0.6%
Female: 10
This town:

0.4%
British Columbia:

0.4%

Place of work status

Mode of transportation to work

Car as driver
Total: 3,590
This town:

75.6%
Province:

71.6%
Male: 1,870
Here:

73.3%
Province:

75.5%
Female: 1,720
This town:

78.2%
British Columbia:

67.3%
All other modes
Total: 105
Here:

2.2%
Province:

1.5%
Male: 70
Here:

2.7%
Province:

1.7%
Female: 35
Here:

1.6%
British Columbia:

1.2%
Public transit
Total: 130
This town:

2.7%
British Columbia:

10.3%
Male: 90
This town:

3.5%
Province:

8.2%
Female: 40
Here:

1.8%
Province:

12.8%
Car as passenger
Total: 315
This town:

6.6%
British Columbia:

7.7%
Male: 145
This town:

5.7%
British Columbia:

6.4%
Female: 175
This town:

8.0%
British Columbia:

9.2%
Walked or bicycled
Total: 615
This town:

12.9%
British Columbia:

8.9%
Male: 375
Here:

14.7%
Province:

8.2%
Female: 240
This town:

10.9%
Province:

9.6%

Mode of transportation to work

Unpaid work

Population reporting hours of unpaid work
Total: 9,335
This town:

92.9%
British Columbia:

91.3%
Male: 4,295
This town:

90.6%
Province:

89.5%
Female: 5,040
This town:

94.9%
Province:

93.1%
Population reporting hours of unpaid housework
Total: 9,260
This town:

92.1%
British Columbia:

90.1%
Male: 4,240
Here:

89.5%
British Columbia:

88.0%
Female: 5,015
This town:

94.4%
British Columbia:

92.2%
Population reporting hours looking after children without pay
Total: 3,315
Here:

33.0%
British Columbia:

35.2%
Male: 1,420
Here:

30.0%
British Columbia:

31.9%
Female: 1,895
Here:

35.7%
British Columbia:

38.3%
Population reporting hours of unpaid care or assistance to seniors
Total: 1,720
This town:

17.1%
British Columbia:

17.5%
Male: 610
Here:

12.9%
British Columbia:

14.8%
Female: 1,105
This town:

20.8%
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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