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



Labour force activity

Employed
Total: 9,910
Here:

54.8%
British Columbia:

61.6%
Male: 4,975
Here:

58.9%
British Columbia:

66.7%
Female: 4,940
This city:

51.2%
British Columbia:

56.9%
Unemployed
Total: 780
This city:

4.3%
British Columbia:

3.9%
Male: 405
This city:

4.8%
British Columbia:

4.1%
Female: 370
Here:

3.8%
Province:

3.8%
Not in the labour force
Total: 7,405
This city:

40.9%
British Columbia:

34.4%
Male: 3,065
Here:

36.3%
Province:

29.3%
Female: 4,335
This city:

45.0%
Province:

39.3%
Participation rate
All persons
This city:

59.0%
British Columbia:

65.6%
Male
Here:

63.7%
Province:

70.7%
Female
This city:

55.0%
British Columbia:

60.7%
Unemployment rate
All persons
Here:

7.3%
Province:

6.0%
Male
This city:

7.5%
Province:

5.8%
Female
Here:

7.0%
Province:

6.3%

Labour force activity in Courtenay

Occupation

Sales and service occupations
Total: 3,585
Here:

34.4%
Province:

25.3%
Male: 1,465
Here:

27.9%
Province:

19.7%
Female: 2,125
This city:

41.1%
Province:

31.6%
Occupations in art; culture; recreation and sport
Total: 230
This city:

2.2%
Province:

3.5%
Male: 75
This city:

1.4%
Province:

3.1%
Female: 155
This city:

3.0%
British Columbia:

3.9%
Business; finance and administration occupations
Total: 1,255
Here:

12.0%
Province:

17.1%
Male: 300
This city:

5.7%
British Columbia:

9.0%
Female: 950
This city:

18.4%
Province:

26.2%
Management occupations
Total: 1,025
This city:

9.8%
British Columbia:

10.5%
Male: 580
This city:

11.0%
British Columbia:

12.6%
Female: 445
Here:

8.6%
Province:

8.2%
Occupations unique to processing; manufacturing and utilities
Total: 305
This city:

2.9%
Province:

4.2%
Male: 205
This city:

3.9%
Province:

5.6%
Female: 95
Here:

1.8%
British Columbia:

2.6%
Trades; transport and equipment operators and related occupations
Total: 1,445
This city:

13.9%
Province:

15.5%
Male: 1,355
This city:

25.8%
Province:

27.5%
Female: 85
This city:

1.6%
British Columbia:

2.2%
Natural and applied sciences and related occupations
Total: 440
This city:

4.2%
British Columbia:

6.3%
Male: 365
Here:

6.9%
Province:

9.6%
Female: 75
Here:

1.5%
British Columbia:

2.7%
Occupations in social science; education; government service and religion
Total: 755
Here:

7.2%
Province:

8.1%
Male: 255
This city:

4.8%
Province:

5.2%
Female: 500
This city:

9.7%
British Columbia:

11.3%
Health occupations
Total: 715
Here:

6.9%
British Columbia:

5.5%
Male: 145
This city:

2.8%
British Columbia:

2.3%
Female: 570
Here:

11.0%
Province:

9.0%
Occupations unique to primary industry
Total: 670
Here:

6.4%
Province:

3.9%
Male: 510
This city:

9.7%
Province:

5.4%
Female: 160
This city:

3.1%
Province:

2.3%

Occupation

Industry

Business services
Total: 1,360
This city:

13.1%
British Columbia:

19.9%
Male: 765
Here:

14.6%
British Columbia:

23.0%
Female: 600
This city:

11.6%
Province:

16.5%
Educational services
Total: 655
Here:

6.3%
Province:

7.0%
Male: 210
Here:

4.0%
British Columbia:

4.5%
Female: 450
Here:

8.7%
Province:

9.6%
Other services
Total: 2,715
This city:

26.1%
British Columbia:

20.6%
Male: 1,340
Here:

25.5%
British Columbia:

17.8%
Female: 1,375
Here:

26.6%
Province:

23.7%
Health care and social services
Total: 1,215
This city:

11.7%
Province:

9.7%
Male: 200
Here:

3.8%
British Columbia:

3.4%
Female: 1,015
Here:

19.7%
British Columbia:

16.7%
Manufacturing
Total: 425
Here:

4.1%
British Columbia:

8.6%
Male: 285
This city:

5.4%
Province:

12.1%
Female: 145
Here:

2.8%
Province:

4.8%
Retail trade
Total: 1,725
Here:

16.6%
British Columbia:

11.4%
Male: 785
Here:

14.9%
British Columbia:

9.5%
Female: 940
This city:

18.2%
British Columbia:

13.4%
Finance and real estate
Total: 550
Here:

5.3%
Province:

6.2%
Male: 270
This city:

5.1%
British Columbia:

5.0%
Female: 280
This city:

5.4%
British Columbia:

7.4%
Agriculture and other resource-based industries
Total: 685
Here:

6.6%
Province:

4.9%
Male: 540
This city:

10.3%
British Columbia:

6.7%
Female: 150
This city:

2.9%
Province:

3.0%
Construction
Total: 830
Here:

8.0%
Province:

7.6%
Male: 705
This city:

13.4%
Province:

12.6%
Female: 130
Here:

2.5%
Province:

2.0%
Wholesale trade
Total: 255
This city:

2.4%
British Columbia:

4.2%
Male: 170
Here:

3.2%
Province:

5.3%
Female: 85
Here:

1.6%
British Columbia:

2.9%

Industry

Place of work status

Worked in same census subdivision of residence
Total: 4,575
This city:

46.2%
Province:

37.6%
Male: 2,000
Here:

40.2%
Province:

32.6%
Female: 2,575
This city:

52.2%
Province:

43.2%
Worked in same province of residence
Total: 300
This city:

3.0%
British Columbia:

3.4%
Male: 185
Here:

3.7%
British Columbia:

4.0%
Female: 115
This city:

2.3%
Province:

2.9%
Worked at home
Total: 775
Here:

7.8%
Province:

9.0%
Male: 280
This city:

5.6%
Province:

8.1%
Female: 495
This city:

10.0%
Province:

10.0%
No fixed workplace address
Total: 1,595
This city:

16.1%
British Columbia:

13.1%
Male: 1,125
This city:

22.6%
Province:

18.9%
Female: 470
This city:

9.5%
British Columbia:

6.6%
Worked outside Canada
Total: 40
Here:

0.4%
Province:

0.7%
Male: 35
This city:

0.7%
British Columbia:

0.9%
Female: 10
Here:

0.2%
Province:

0.4%
Worked in same census division of residence
Total: 2,540
This city:

25.6%
Province:

35.7%
Male: 1,275
This city:

25.6%
British Columbia:

34.9%
Female: 1,265
This city:

25.6%
Province:

36.6%
Worked in different province
Total: 80
This city:

0.8%
Province:

0.5%
Male: 70
This city:

1.4%
British Columbia:

0.6%
Female: 10
Here:

0.2%
Province:

0.4%

Place of work status

Mode of transportation to work

Car as driver
Total: 6,745
Here:

74.2%
Province:

71.6%
Male: 3,425
This city:

73.5%
Province:

75.5%
Female: 3,320
This city:

74.9%
British Columbia:

67.3%
All other modes
Total: 230
This city:

2.5%
British Columbia:

1.5%
Male: 165
Here:

3.5%
Province:

1.7%
Female: 65
Here:

1.5%
British Columbia:

1.2%
Public transit
Total: 125
Here:

1.4%
Province:

10.3%
Male: 35
This city:

0.8%
Province:

8.2%
Female: 90
This city:

2.0%
British Columbia:

12.8%
Car as passenger
Total: 690
Here:

7.6%
Province:

7.7%
Male: 375
Here:

8.0%
British Columbia:

6.4%
Female: 315
Here:

7.1%
British Columbia:

9.2%
Walked or bicycled
Total: 1,300
Here:

14.3%
British Columbia:

8.9%
Male: 655
Here:

14.1%
British Columbia:

8.2%
Female: 645
Here:

14.5%
British Columbia:

9.6%

Mode of transportation to work

Unpaid work

Population reporting hours of unpaid work
Total: 16,840
This city:

93.1%
Province:

91.3%
Male: 7,735
This city:

91.5%
British Columbia:

89.5%
Female: 9,105
This city:

94.5%
Province:

93.1%
Population reporting hours of unpaid housework
Total: 16,730
This city:

92.5%
Province:

90.1%
Male: 7,660
This city:

90.7%
British Columbia:

88.0%
Female: 9,075
Here:

94.1%
British Columbia:

92.2%
Population reporting hours looking after children without pay
Total: 6,050
This city:

33.4%
Province:

35.2%
Male: 2,470
Here:

29.2%
Province:

31.9%
Female: 3,585
Here:

37.2%
British Columbia:

38.3%
Population reporting hours of unpaid care or assistance to seniors
Total: 2,905
This city:

16.1%
British Columbia:

17.5%
Male: 1,045
This city:

12.4%
British Columbia:

14.8%
Female: 1,855
This city:

19.2%
British Columbia:

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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