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Labour force activity

Labour force activity in this region

Employed
Total: 26,450
Here:

52.5%
Province:

57.2%
Male: 14,280
This region:

58.9%
Nova Scotia:

61.7%
Female: 12,170
Here:

46.6%
Province:

53.0%
Unemployed
Total: 3,955
Here:

7.9%
Province:

5.8%
Male: 1,950
This region:

8.0%
Province:

6.4%
Female: 2,010
This region:

7.7%
Province:

5.2%
Not in the labour force
Total: 19,970
This region:

39.6%
Province:

37.1%
Male: 8,000
Here:

33.0%
Province:

31.9%
Female: 11,965
This region:

45.8%
Province:

41.8%

Rates

Participation rate
All persons
This region:

60.4%
Nova Scotia:

62.9%
Male
This region:

67.0%
Province:

68.1%
Female
Here:

54.2%
Nova Scotia:

58.2%
Employment rate
All persons
This region:

52.5%
Province:

57.2%
Male
Here:

58.9%
Nova Scotia:

61.7%
Female
Here:

46.6%
Province:

53.0%
Participation rate
All persons
This region:

13.0%
Province:

9.1%
Male
Here:

12.0%
Province:

9.3%
Female
Here:

14.2%
Nova Scotia:

8.9%

Occupation

Occupation

Management occupations
Total: 2,005
This region:

6.7%
Nova Scotia:

8.9%
Male: 1,200
Here:

7.5%
Nova Scotia:

10.5%
Female: 805
Here:

5.8%
Nova Scotia:

7.2%
Business; finance and administration occupations
Total: 3,485
This region:

11.6%
Province:

17.0%
Male: 675
This region:

4.2%
Nova Scotia:

8.7%
Female: 2,810
Here:

20.3%
Province:

25.8%
Natural and applied sciences and related occupations
Total: 880
This region:

2.9%
Nova Scotia:

5.3%
Male: 685
This region:

4.3%
Province:

8.2%
Female: 200
Here:

1.4%
Province:

2.2%
Health occupations
Total: 1,610
This region:

5.4%
Nova Scotia:

6.6%
Male: 235
This region:

1.5%
Nova Scotia:

2.3%
Female: 1,370
Here:

9.9%
Nova Scotia:

11.3%
Occupations in social science; education; government service and religion
Total: 2,005
This region:

6.7%
Nova Scotia:

8.4%
Male: 770
Here:

4.8%
Nova Scotia:

5.4%
Female: 1,235
This region:

8.9%
Nova Scotia:

11.6%
Occupations in art; culture; recreation and sport
Total: 390
This region:

1.3%
Nova Scotia:

2.7%
Male: 85
Here:

0.5%
Province:

2.2%
Female: 305
Here:

2.2%
Nova Scotia:

3.2%
Sales and service occupations
Total: 7,330
This region:

24.5%
Province:

26.2%
Male: 2,200
This region:

13.7%
Province:

20.5%
Female: 5,130
This region:

37.0%
Nova Scotia:

32.3%
Trades; transport and equipment operators and related occupations
Total: 3,930
Here:

13.1%
Province:

14.9%
Male: 3,700
This region:

23.0%
Nova Scotia:

27.4%
Female: 230
This region:

1.7%
Nova Scotia:

1.6%
Occupations unique to primary industry
Total: 5,375
Here:

17.9%
Nova Scotia:

5.2%
Male: 4,980
Here:

31.0%
Nova Scotia:

8.6%
Female: 395
This region:

2.8%
Province:

1.6%
Occupations unique to processing; manufacturing and utilities
Total: 2,940
Here:

9.8%
Nova Scotia:

4.7%
Male: 1,545
This region:

9.6%
Province:

6.1%
Female: 1,390
Here:

10.0%
Nova Scotia:

3.2%

Industry

Industry

Agriculture and other resource-based industries
Total: 5,835
Here:

19.5%
Province:

5.8%
Male: 5,055
Here:

31.4%
Nova Scotia:

9.1%
Female: 780
Here:

5.6%
Nova Scotia:

2.3%
Construction
Total: 1,575
Here:

5.3%
Nova Scotia:

6.4%
Male: 1,455
This region:

9.0%
Province:

11.2%
Female: 120
This region:

0.9%
Province:

1.2%
Manufacturing
Total: 4,305
Here:

14.4%
Province:

8.9%
Male: 2,625
Here:

16.3%
Nova Scotia:

12.4%
Female: 1,685
Here:

12.1%
Nova Scotia:

5.1%
Wholesale trade
Total: 855
Here:

2.9%
Province:

3.5%
Male: 630
Here:

3.9%
Province:

4.8%
Female: 225
This region:

1.6%
Province:

2.2%
Retail trade
Total: 3,920
Here:

13.1%
Province:

12.5%
Male: 1,465
Here:

9.1%
Province:

10.1%
Female: 2,455
Here:

17.7%
Nova Scotia:

15.1%
Finance and real estate
Total: 855
This region:

2.9%
Province:

4.6%
Male: 305
This region:

1.9%
Nova Scotia:

3.6%
Female: 545
Here:

3.9%
Nova Scotia:

5.6%
Health care and social services
Total: 3,045
Here:

10.2%
Nova Scotia:

11.7%
Male: 430
Here:

2.7%
Nova Scotia:

3.9%
Female: 2,620
This region:

18.9%
Province:

20.0%
Educational services
Total: 1,960
This region:

6.5%
Nova Scotia:

7.4%
Male: 690
Here:

4.3%
Nova Scotia:

4.8%
Female: 1,270
This region:

9.2%
Nova Scotia:

10.2%
Business services
Total: 2,790
This region:

9.3%
Province:

17.3%
Male: 1,500
Here:

9.3%
Nova Scotia:

19.5%
Female: 1,285
Here:

9.3%
Nova Scotia:

14.9%
Other services
Total: 4,810
Here:

16.1%
Nova Scotia:

21.9%
Male: 1,925
Here:

12.0%
Nova Scotia:

20.6%
Female: 2,885
Here:

20.8%
Province:

23.4%

Place of work status

Place of work status

Worked at home
Total: 1,760
Here:

6.7%
Province:

6.4%
Male: 785
Here:

5.5%
Nova Scotia:

6.3%
Female: 970
This region:

8.0%
Nova Scotia:

6.5%
Worked outside Canada
Total: 125
Here:

0.5%
Nova Scotia:

0.4%
Male: 90
Here:

0.6%
Nova Scotia:

0.6%
Female: 35
Here:

0.3%
Province:

0.2%
No fixed workplace address
Total: 4,860
Here:

18.4%
Nova Scotia:

11.3%
Male: 4,345
Here:

30.4%
Nova Scotia:

17.3%
Female: 520
Here:

4.3%
Nova Scotia:

4.8%
Worked in same census subdivision of residence
Total: 10,180
This region:

38.5%
Province:

59.3%
Male: 4,845
This region:

33.9%
Nova Scotia:

53.9%
Female: 5,330
This region:

43.8%
Province:

65.0%
Worked in same census division of residence
Total: 7,625
Here:

28.8%
Nova Scotia:

14.7%
Male: 3,320
This region:

23.2%
Province:

13.0%
Female: 4,300
This region:

35.3%
Province:

16.4%
Worked in same province of residence
Total: 1,760
This region:

6.7%
Province:

6.8%
Male: 825
This region:

5.8%
Province:

7.4%
Female: 940
Here:

7.7%
Province:

6.2%
Worked in different province
Total: 135
This region:

0.5%
Nova Scotia:

1.1%
Male: 65
This region:

0.5%
Nova Scotia:

1.4%
Female: 75
This region:

0.6%
Nova Scotia:

0.8%

Mode of transportation to work

Mode of transportation to work

Car as driver
Total: 19,640
Here:

80.0%
Nova Scotia:

72.8%
Male: 10,685
Here:

79.7%
Province:

76.1%
Female: 8,955
Here:

80.2%
Nova Scotia:

69.2%
Car as passenger
Total: 2,735
This region:

11.1%
Nova Scotia:

10.8%
Male: 1,565
Here:

11.7%
Province:

9.0%
Female: 1,170
Here:

10.5%
Nova Scotia:

12.8%
Public transit
Total: 115
Here:

0.5%
Nova Scotia:

5.9%
Male: 55
This region:

0.4%
Province:

4.7%
Female: 60
Here:

0.5%
Province:

7.3%
Walked or bicycled
Total: 1,545
Here:

6.3%
Nova Scotia:

8.8%
Male: 735
This region:

5.5%
Nova Scotia:

8.3%
Female: 810
Here:

7.3%
Nova Scotia:

9.5%
All other modes
Total: 520
Here:

2.1%
Nova Scotia:

1.6%
Male: 360
This region:

2.7%
Province:

1.9%
Female: 160
This region:

1.4%
Nova Scotia:

1.3%

Unpaid work

Population reporting hours of unpaid work
Total: 45,585
Here:

90.5%
Nova Scotia:

91.2%
Male: 21,240
Here:

87.6%
Province:

88.6%
Female: 24,345
This region:

93.1%
Province:

93.5%
Population reporting hours of unpaid housework
Total: 44,985
This region:

89.3%
Province:

90.1%
Male: 20,870
This region:

86.1%
Province:

87.2%
Female: 24,120
This region:

92.3%
Nova Scotia:

92.7%
Population reporting hours looking after children without pay
Total: 18,205
Here:

36.1%
Nova Scotia:

34.7%
Male: 7,650
This region:

31.6%
Nova Scotia:

30.9%
Female: 10,545
Here:

40.3%
Province:

38.0%
Population reporting hours of unpaid care or assistance to seniors
Total: 9,560
This region:

19.0%
Nova Scotia:

17.7%
Male: 3,750
Here:

15.5%
Nova Scotia:

14.8%
Female: 5,810
Here:

22.2%
Nova Scotia:

20.4%

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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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