Dawson Creek - City, British Columbia, Canada - Labour, occupation and industry



Labour force activity

Employed
Total: 5,835
This city:

67.5%
Province:

61.6%
Male: 3,100
Here:

74.6%
Province:

66.7%
Female: 2,730
Here:

60.8%
British Columbia:

56.9%
Unemployed
Total: 380
This city:

4.4%
British Columbia:

3.9%
Male: 210
Here:

5.1%
Province:

4.1%
Female: 170
This city:

3.8%
Province:

3.8%
Not in the labour force
Total: 2,430
Here:

28.1%
Province:

34.4%
Male: 845
This city:

20.3%
Province:

29.3%
Female: 1,585
This city:

35.3%
British Columbia:

39.3%
Participation rate
All persons
Here:

71.9%
British Columbia:

65.6%
Male
This city:

79.8%
Province:

70.7%
Female
This city:

64.6%
British Columbia:

60.7%
Unemployment rate
All persons
Here:

6.1%
British Columbia:

6.0%
Male
This city:

6.3%
British Columbia:

5.8%
Female
This city:

5.9%
Province:

6.3%

Labour force activity in this city

Occupation

Sales and service occupations
Total: 1,780
This city:

28.8%
Province:

25.3%
Male: 625
Here:

19.0%
Province:

19.7%
Female: 1,150
Here:

39.9%
Province:

31.6%
Occupations in art; culture; recreation and sport
Total: 160
This city:

2.6%
British Columbia:

3.5%
Male: 90
This city:

2.7%
British Columbia:

3.1%
Female: 70
This city:

2.4%
Province:

3.9%
Business; finance and administration occupations
Total: 865
Here:

14.0%
Province:

17.1%
Male: 160
Here:

4.9%
British Columbia:

9.0%
Female: 700
Here:

24.3%
Province:

26.2%
Management occupations
Total: 610
Here:

9.9%
Province:

10.5%
Male: 370
This city:

11.2%
British Columbia:

12.6%
Female: 240
Here:

8.3%
Province:

8.2%
Occupations unique to processing; manufacturing and utilities
Total: 190
Here:

3.1%
Province:

4.2%
Male: 160
This city:

4.9%
Province:

5.6%
Female: 30
This city:

1.0%
Province:

2.6%
Trades; transport and equipment operators and related occupations
Total: 1,215
Here:

19.7%
Province:

15.5%
Male: 1,175
This city:

35.7%
British Columbia:

27.5%
Female: 40
Here:

1.4%
British Columbia:

2.2%
Natural and applied sciences and related occupations
Total: 195
This city:

3.2%
British Columbia:

6.3%
Male: 170
Here:

5.2%
British Columbia:

9.6%
Female: 20
Here:

0.7%
Province:

2.7%
Occupations in social science; education; government service and religion
Total: 460
Here:

7.4%
Province:

8.1%
Male: 140
This city:

4.3%
British Columbia:

5.2%
Female: 315
This city:

10.9%
British Columbia:

11.3%
Health occupations
Total: 385
This city:

6.2%
Province:

5.5%
Male: 95
This city:

2.9%
Province:

2.3%
Female: 290
This city:

10.1%
Province:

9.0%
Occupations unique to primary industry
Total: 315
Here:

5.1%
Province:

3.9%
Male: 290
Here:

8.8%
British Columbia:

5.4%
Female: 20
Here:

0.7%
British Columbia:

2.3%

Occupation

Industry

Business services
Total: 870
Here:

14.1%
British Columbia:

19.9%
Male: 515
This city:

15.7%
Province:

23.0%
Female: 355
This city:

12.3%
British Columbia:

16.5%
Educational services
Total: 430
This city:

7.0%
Province:

7.0%
Male: 120
This city:

3.6%
British Columbia:

4.5%
Female: 305
This city:

10.6%
Province:

9.6%
Other services
Total: 1,290
Here:

20.9%
British Columbia:

20.6%
Male: 520
Here:

15.8%
Province:

17.8%
Female: 760
This city:

26.4%
British Columbia:

23.7%
Health care and social services
Total: 680
This city:

11.0%
Province:

9.7%
Male: 155
This city:

4.7%
Province:

3.4%
Female: 525
This city:

18.2%
British Columbia:

16.7%
Manufacturing
Total: 365
Here:

5.9%
Province:

8.6%
Male: 315
Here:

9.6%
British Columbia:

12.1%
Female: 50
Here:

1.7%
British Columbia:

4.8%
Retail trade
Total: 1,010
Here:

16.4%
British Columbia:

11.4%
Male: 475
Here:

14.4%
Province:

9.5%
Female: 530
This city:

18.4%
Province:

13.4%
Finance and real estate
Total: 285
Here:

4.6%
British Columbia:

6.2%
Male: 95
This city:

2.9%
British Columbia:

5.0%
Female: 180
Here:

6.3%
Province:

7.4%
Agriculture and other resource-based industries
Total: 440
This city:

7.1%
Province:

4.9%
Male: 370
This city:

11.2%
Province:

6.7%
Female: 70
This city:

2.4%
British Columbia:

3.0%
Construction
Total: 600
Here:

9.7%
Province:

7.6%
Male: 540
This city:

16.4%
British Columbia:

12.6%
Female: 55
Here:

1.9%
British Columbia:

2.0%
Wholesale trade
Total: 215
Here:

3.5%
Province:

4.2%
Male: 175
Here:

5.3%
Province:

5.3%
Female: 40
This city:

1.4%
Province:

2.9%

Industry

Place of work status

Worked in same census subdivision of residence
Total: 3,990
This city:

68.3%
Province:

37.6%
Male: 1,790
This city:

57.6%
Province:

32.6%
Female: 2,195
This city:

80.3%
Province:

43.2%
Worked in same province of residence
Total: 50
Here:

0.9%
Province:

3.4%
Male: 50
Here:

1.6%
British Columbia:

4.0%
Female: 10
Here:

0.4%
Province:

2.9%
Worked at home
Total: 250
This city:

4.3%
Province:

9.0%
Male: 95
This city:

3.1%
Province:

8.1%
Female: 155
This city:

5.7%
Province:

10.0%
No fixed workplace address
Total: 905
This city:

15.5%
Province:

13.1%
Male: 730
This city:

23.5%
British Columbia:

18.9%
Female: 170
Here:

6.2%
Province:

6.6%
Worked in same census division of residence
Total: 535
This city:

9.2%
British Columbia:

35.7%
Male: 340
This city:

11.0%
British Columbia:

34.9%
Female: 195
Here:

7.1%
Province:

36.6%
Worked in different province
Total: 100
This city:

1.7%
British Columbia:

0.5%
Male: 95
Here:

3.1%
British Columbia:

0.6%
Female: 10
Here:

0.4%
Province:

0.4%

Place of work status

Mode of transportation to work

Car as driver
Total: 4,375
This city:

78.3%
British Columbia:

71.6%
Male: 2,510
Here:

83.4%
Province:

75.5%
Female: 1,865
This city:

72.4%
Province:

67.3%
All other modes
Total: 80
Here:

1.4%
Province:

1.5%
Male: 50
This city:

1.7%
Province:

1.7%
Female: 30
Here:

1.2%
British Columbia:

1.2%
Public transit
Total: 30
This city:

0.5%
Province:

10.3%
Female: 25
This city:

1.0%
British Columbia:

12.8%
Car as passenger
Total: 585
This city:

10.5%
Province:

7.7%
Male: 220
This city:

7.3%
Province:

6.4%
Female: 365
Here:

14.2%
British Columbia:

9.2%
Walked or bicycled
Total: 515
Here:

9.2%
British Columbia:

8.9%
Male: 230
Here:

7.6%
British Columbia:

8.2%
Female: 285
This city:

11.1%
British Columbia:

9.6%

Mode of transportation to work

Unpaid work

Population reporting hours of unpaid work
Total: 8,015
This city:

92.7%
Province:

91.3%
Male: 3,805
Here:

91.6%
British Columbia:

89.5%
Female: 4,215
This city:

93.9%
British Columbia:

93.1%
Population reporting hours of unpaid housework
Total: 7,920
This city:

91.6%
British Columbia:

90.1%
Male: 3,730
This city:

89.8%
British Columbia:

88.0%
Female: 4,195
Here:

93.4%
Province:

92.2%
Population reporting hours looking after children without pay
Total: 3,530
Here:

40.8%
Province:

35.2%
Male: 1,505
Here:

36.2%
British Columbia:

31.9%
Female: 2,020
Here:

45.0%
Province:

38.3%
Population reporting hours of unpaid care or assistance to seniors
Total: 1,455
This city:

16.8%
Province:

17.5%
Male: 610
Here:

14.7%
Province:

14.8%
Female: 840
Here:

18.7%
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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