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Labour force activity

Labour force activity in District Health Authority 3

Employed
Total: 36,950
This region:

55.3%
Province:

57.2%
Male: 19,845
This region:

61.7%
Nova Scotia:

61.7%
Female: 17,100
This region:

49.3%
Province:

53.0%
Unemployed
Total: 3,580
This region:

5.4%
Nova Scotia:

5.8%
Male: 1,625
Here:

5.1%
Nova Scotia:

6.4%
Female: 1,955
Here:

5.6%
Nova Scotia:

5.2%
Not in the labour force
Total: 26,320
This region:

39.4%
Province:

37.1%
Male: 10,695
This region:

33.2%
Province:

31.9%
Female: 15,620
Here:

45.0%
Province:

41.8%

Rates

Participation rate
All persons
This region:

60.6%
Province:

62.9%
Male
This region:

66.7%
Nova Scotia:

68.1%
Female
This region:

55.0%
Province:

58.2%
Employment rate
All persons
Here:

55.3%
Nova Scotia:

57.2%
Male
Here:

61.7%
Province:

61.7%
Female
This region:

49.3%
Nova Scotia:

53.0%
Participation rate
All persons
This region:

8.8%
Nova Scotia:

9.1%
Male
Here:

7.6%
Province:

9.3%
Female
This region:

10.3%
Province:

8.9%

Occupation

Occupation

Management occupations
Total: 3,285
This region:

8.2%
Nova Scotia:

8.9%
Male: 2,060
Here:

9.7%
Nova Scotia:

10.5%
Female: 1,225
Here:

6.6%
Nova Scotia:

7.2%
Business; finance and administration occupations
Total: 4,955
Here:

12.4%
Nova Scotia:

17.0%
Male: 1,235
This region:

5.8%
Nova Scotia:

8.7%
Female: 3,720
Here:

20.0%
Nova Scotia:

25.8%
Natural and applied sciences and related occupations
Total: 1,580
This region:

4.0%
Nova Scotia:

5.3%
Male: 1,175
This region:

5.5%
Province:

8.2%
Female: 400
Here:

2.1%
Province:

2.2%
Health occupations
Total: 2,565
This region:

6.4%
Nova Scotia:

6.6%
Male: 465
This region:

2.2%
Province:

2.3%
Female: 2,095
This region:

11.2%
Nova Scotia:

11.3%
Occupations in social science; education; government service and religion
Total: 3,185
This region:

8.0%
Nova Scotia:

8.4%
Male: 1,175
This region:

5.5%
Nova Scotia:

5.4%
Female: 2,010
Here:

10.8%
Nova Scotia:

11.6%
Occupations in art; culture; recreation and sport
Total: 965
This region:

2.4%
Province:

2.7%
Male: 410
This region:

1.9%
Province:

2.2%
Female: 555
Here:

3.0%
Province:

3.2%
Sales and service occupations
Total: 10,720
This region:

26.9%
Nova Scotia:

26.2%
Male: 4,135
Here:

19.5%
Province:

20.5%
Female: 6,585
This region:

35.3%
Province:

32.3%
Trades; transport and equipment operators and related occupations
Total: 6,250
This region:

15.7%
Nova Scotia:

14.9%
Male: 5,920
This region:

27.9%
Nova Scotia:

27.4%
Female: 325
This region:

1.7%
Nova Scotia:

1.6%
Occupations unique to primary industry
Total: 3,200
Here:

8.0%
Province:

5.2%
Male: 2,450
Here:

11.5%
Province:

8.6%
Female: 755
This region:

4.1%
Nova Scotia:

1.6%
Occupations unique to processing; manufacturing and utilities
Total: 3,165
This region:

7.9%
Nova Scotia:

4.7%
Male: 2,210
This region:

10.4%
Province:

6.1%
Female: 950
Here:

5.1%
Province:

3.2%

Industry

Industry

Agriculture and other resource-based industries
Total: 3,245
Here:

8.1%
Nova Scotia:

5.8%
Male: 2,335
Here:

11.0%
Nova Scotia:

9.1%
Female: 910
Here:

4.9%
Province:

2.3%
Construction
Total: 2,670
Here:

6.7%
Province:

6.4%
Male: 2,475
Here:

11.7%
Nova Scotia:

11.2%
Female: 195
This region:

1.0%
Nova Scotia:

1.2%
Manufacturing
Total: 4,535
This region:

11.4%
Province:

8.9%
Male: 3,295
Here:

15.5%
Nova Scotia:

12.4%
Female: 1,235
Here:

6.6%
Nova Scotia:

5.1%
Wholesale trade
Total: 1,170
This region:

2.9%
Province:

3.5%
Male: 840
Here:

4.0%
Nova Scotia:

4.8%
Female: 325
Here:

1.7%
Nova Scotia:

2.2%
Retail trade
Total: 5,195
This region:

13.0%
Province:

12.5%
Male: 2,000
Here:

9.4%
Nova Scotia:

10.1%
Female: 3,190
Here:

17.1%
Province:

15.1%
Finance and real estate
Total: 1,270
This region:

3.2%
Nova Scotia:

4.6%
Male: 430
This region:

2.0%
Nova Scotia:

3.6%
Female: 840
This region:

4.5%
Nova Scotia:

5.6%
Health care and social services
Total: 4,585
This region:

11.5%
Province:

11.7%
Male: 785
This region:

3.7%
Province:

3.9%
Female: 3,795
This region:

20.4%
Nova Scotia:

20.0%
Educational services
Total: 3,110
Here:

7.8%
Province:

7.4%
Male: 1,050
Here:

4.9%
Province:

4.8%
Female: 2,060
This region:

11.1%
Nova Scotia:

10.2%
Business services
Total: 4,960
This region:

12.4%
Nova Scotia:

17.3%
Male: 2,975
Here:

14.0%
Nova Scotia:

19.5%
Female: 1,980
Here:

10.6%
Nova Scotia:

14.9%
Other services
Total: 9,140
This region:

22.9%
Nova Scotia:

21.9%
Male: 5,050
Here:

23.8%
Province:

20.6%
Female: 4,090
Here:

21.9%
Province:

23.4%

Place of work status

Place of work status

Worked at home
Total: 3,160
This region:

8.6%
Province:

6.4%
Male: 1,710
Here:

8.6%
Nova Scotia:

6.3%
Female: 1,450
This region:

8.5%
Province:

6.5%
Worked outside Canada
Total: 130
Here:

0.4%
Province:

0.4%
Male: 95
Here:

0.5%
Province:

0.6%
Female: 30
This region:

0.2%
Nova Scotia:

0.2%
No fixed workplace address
Total: 4,020
Here:

10.9%
Province:

11.3%
Male: 3,200
This region:

16.1%
Province:

17.3%
Female: 820
Here:

4.8%
Province:

4.8%
Worked in same census subdivision of residence
Total: 10,855
Here:

29.4%
Nova Scotia:

59.3%
Male: 5,530
This region:

27.9%
Province:

53.9%
Female: 5,320
Here:

31.1%
Province:

65.0%
Worked in same census division of residence
Total: 13,665
This region:

37.0%
Nova Scotia:

14.7%
Male: 6,470
Here:

32.6%
Nova Scotia:

13.0%
Female: 7,190
Here:

42.0%
Nova Scotia:

16.4%
Worked in same province of residence
Total: 4,765
This region:

12.9%
Province:

6.8%
Male: 2,585
Here:

13.0%
Province:

7.4%
Female: 2,180
This region:

12.7%
Province:

6.2%
Worked in different province
Total: 360
Here:

1.0%
Province:

1.1%
Male: 255
This region:

1.3%
Province:

1.4%
Female: 105
Here:

0.6%
Province:

0.8%

Mode of transportation to work

Mode of transportation to work

Car as driver
Total: 27,020
This region:

80.3%
Nova Scotia:

72.8%
Male: 14,870
This region:

82.4%
Nova Scotia:

76.1%
Female: 12,150
Here:

77.8%
Province:

69.2%
Car as passenger
Total: 3,230
This region:

9.6%
Province:

10.8%
Male: 1,510
This region:

8.4%
Nova Scotia:

9.0%
Female: 1,715
This region:

11.0%
Province:

12.8%
Public transit
Total: 500
This region:

1.5%
Province:

5.9%
Male: 215
Here:

1.2%
Province:

4.7%
Female: 285
This region:

1.8%
Nova Scotia:

7.3%
Walked or bicycled
Total: 2,455
Here:

7.3%
Nova Scotia:

8.8%
Male: 1,165
This region:

6.5%
Province:

8.3%
Female: 1,285
Here:

8.2%
Province:

9.5%
All other modes
Total: 455
Here:

1.4%
Province:

1.6%
Male: 275
This region:

1.5%
Nova Scotia:

1.9%
Female: 175
This region:

1.1%
Nova Scotia:

1.3%

Unpaid work

Population reporting hours of unpaid work
Total: 61,450
Here:

91.9%
Province:

91.2%
Male: 28,925
Here:

89.9%
Nova Scotia:

88.6%
Female: 32,520
Here:

93.8%
Province:

93.5%
Population reporting hours of unpaid housework
Total: 60,825
Here:

91.0%
Province:

90.1%
Male: 28,535
Here:

88.7%
Province:

87.2%
Female: 32,290
Here:

93.1%
Province:

92.7%
Population reporting hours looking after children without pay
Total: 23,175
Here:

34.7%
Nova Scotia:

34.7%
Male: 10,090
Here:

31.4%
Province:

30.9%
Female: 13,080
This region:

37.7%
Province:

38.0%
Population reporting hours of unpaid care or assistance to seniors
Total: 11,525
This region:

17.2%
Province:

17.7%
Male: 4,680
This region:

14.5%
Nova Scotia:

14.8%
Female: 6,840
Here:

19.7%
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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