Kelowna, British Columbia, Canada - Labour, occupation and industry



Labour force activity

Employed
Total: 82,005
Here:

60.7%
Province:

61.6%
Male: 42,945
This city:

65.8%
Province:

66.7%
Female: 39,055
Here:

56.0%
Province:

56.9%
Unemployed
Total: 4,380
This city:

3.2%
Province:

3.9%
Male: 2,090
Here:

3.2%
British Columbia:

4.1%
Female: 2,290
Here:

3.3%
Province:

3.8%
Not in the labour force
Total: 48,655
Here:

36.0%
British Columbia:

34.4%
Male: 20,235
Here:

31.0%
Province:

29.3%
Female: 28,420
This city:

40.7%
Province:

39.3%
Participation rate
All persons
This city:

64.0%
Province:

65.6%
Male
This city:

69.0%
British Columbia:

70.7%
Female
This city:

59.3%
Province:

60.7%
Unemployment rate
All persons
Here:

5.1%
Province:

6.0%
Male
This city:

4.6%
Province:

5.8%
Female
Here:

5.5%
Province:

6.3%

Labour force activity in this city

Occupation

Sales and service occupations
Total: 22,580
This city:

26.4%
Province:

25.3%
Male: 8,960
Here:

20.0%
Province:

19.7%
Female: 13,620
This city:

33.3%
Province:

31.6%
Occupations in art; culture; recreation and sport
Total: 2,395
This city:

2.8%
Province:

3.5%
Male: 1,130
Here:

2.5%
British Columbia:

3.1%
Female: 1,270
Here:

3.1%
British Columbia:

3.9%
Business; finance and administration occupations
Total: 14,460
Here:

16.9%
Province:

17.1%
Male: 3,475
Here:

7.8%
British Columbia:

9.0%
Female: 10,985
Here:

26.9%
Province:

26.2%
Management occupations
Total: 9,745
Here:

11.4%
Province:

10.5%
Male: 6,225
Here:

13.9%
British Columbia:

12.6%
Female: 3,515
Here:

8.6%
British Columbia:

8.2%
Occupations unique to processing; manufacturing and utilities
Total: 3,260
Here:

3.8%
Province:

4.2%
Male: 2,360
This city:

5.3%
Province:

5.6%
Female: 895
This city:

2.2%
British Columbia:

2.6%
Trades; transport and equipment operators and related occupations
Total: 15,070
Here:

17.6%
British Columbia:

15.5%
Male: 14,125
Here:

31.6%
Province:

27.5%
Female: 950
Here:

2.3%
British Columbia:

2.2%
Natural and applied sciences and related occupations
Total: 3,845
Here:

4.5%
Province:

6.3%
Male: 3,145
This city:

7.0%
Province:

9.6%
Female: 695
This city:

1.7%
Province:

2.7%
Occupations in social science; education; government service and religion
Total: 5,585
This city:

6.5%
Province:

8.1%
Male: 1,695
Here:

3.8%
Province:

5.2%
Female: 3,890
Here:

9.5%
British Columbia:

11.3%
Health occupations
Total: 4,940
Here:

5.8%
British Columbia:

5.5%
Male: 1,020
This city:

2.3%
British Columbia:

2.3%
Female: 3,915
Here:

9.6%
Province:

9.0%
Occupations unique to primary industry
Total: 3,750
This city:

4.4%
British Columbia:

3.9%
Male: 2,575
This city:

5.8%
British Columbia:

5.4%
Female: 1,180
This city:

2.9%
Province:

2.3%

Occupation

Industry

Business services
Total: 14,885
Here:

17.4%
Province:

19.9%
Male: 8,465
Here:

18.9%
British Columbia:

23.0%
Female: 6,425
This city:

15.7%
Province:

16.5%
Educational services
Total: 4,705
This city:

5.5%
Province:

7.0%
Male: 1,560
Here:

3.5%
British Columbia:

4.5%
Female: 3,145
This city:

7.7%
British Columbia:

9.6%
Other services
Total: 16,205
This city:

18.9%
British Columbia:

20.6%
Male: 7,305
This city:

16.3%
Province:

17.8%
Female: 8,905
Here:

21.8%
Province:

23.7%
Health care and social services
Total: 9,205
Here:

10.7%
Province:

9.7%
Male: 1,680
Here:

3.8%
British Columbia:

3.4%
Female: 7,525
This city:

18.4%
Province:

16.7%
Manufacturing
Total: 6,940
This city:

8.1%
Province:

8.6%
Male: 5,115
This city:

11.4%
Province:

12.1%
Female: 1,830
This city:

4.5%
Province:

4.8%
Retail trade
Total: 11,190
This city:

13.1%
British Columbia:

11.4%
Male: 4,940
Here:

11.0%
British Columbia:

9.5%
Female: 6,255
Here:

15.3%
British Columbia:

13.4%
Finance and real estate
Total: 5,505
Here:

6.4%
Province:

6.2%
Male: 2,410
Here:

5.4%
Province:

5.0%
Female: 3,095
This city:

7.6%
Province:

7.4%
Agriculture and other resource-based industries
Total: 3,760
Here:

4.4%
British Columbia:

4.9%
Male: 2,470
Here:

5.5%
British Columbia:

6.7%
Female: 1,295
Here:

3.2%
British Columbia:

3.0%
Construction
Total: 9,970
This city:

11.6%
British Columbia:

7.6%
Male: 8,445
Here:

18.9%
Province:

12.6%
Female: 1,525
Here:

3.7%
British Columbia:

2.0%
Wholesale trade
Total: 3,260
Here:

3.8%
Province:

4.2%
Male: 2,345
This city:

5.2%
British Columbia:

5.3%
Female: 910
Here:

2.2%
British Columbia:

2.9%

Industry

Place of work status

Worked in same census subdivision of residence
Total: 42,060
Here:

51.3%
British Columbia:

37.6%
Male: 19,405
Here:

45.2%
British Columbia:

32.6%
Female: 22,655
Here:

58.0%
British Columbia:

43.2%
Worked in same province of residence
Total: 2,700
This city:

3.3%
British Columbia:

3.4%
Male: 1,730
Here:

4.0%
Province:

4.0%
Female: 975
This city:

2.5%
British Columbia:

2.9%
Worked at home
Total: 8,585
This city:

10.5%
British Columbia:

9.0%
Male: 3,985
Here:

9.3%
Province:

8.1%
Female: 4,600
This city:

11.8%
Province:

10.0%
No fixed workplace address
Total: 11,635
This city:

14.2%
Province:

13.1%
Male: 9,155
This city:

21.3%
Province:

18.9%
Female: 2,475
This city:

6.3%
British Columbia:

6.6%
Worked outside Canada
Total: 390
This city:

0.5%
British Columbia:

0.7%
Male: 295
This city:

0.7%
British Columbia:

0.9%
Female: 95
This city:

0.2%
British Columbia:

0.4%
Worked in same census division of residence
Total: 16,050
Here:

19.6%
British Columbia:

35.7%
Male: 7,985
This city:

18.6%
British Columbia:

34.9%
Female: 8,065
This city:

20.6%
British Columbia:

36.6%
Worked in different province
Total: 585
Here:

0.7%
Province:

0.5%
Male: 395
This city:

0.9%
Province:

0.6%
Female: 185
Here:

0.5%
Province:

0.4%

Place of work status

Mode of transportation to work

Car as driver
Total: 59,435
Here:

81.4%
Province:

71.6%
Male: 31,850
This city:

82.4%
Province:

75.5%
Female: 27,585
Here:

80.3%
British Columbia:

67.3%
All other modes
Total: 1,100
This city:

1.5%
British Columbia:

1.5%
Male: 750
Here:

1.9%
British Columbia:

1.7%
Female: 355
Here:

1.0%
British Columbia:

1.2%
Public transit
Total: 1,955
This city:

2.7%
Province:

10.3%
Male: 780
Here:

2.0%
Province:

8.2%
Female: 1,175
This city:

3.4%
Province:

12.8%
Car as passenger
Total: 5,640
This city:

7.7%
Province:

7.7%
Male: 2,680
This city:

6.9%
Province:

6.4%
Female: 2,965
This city:

8.6%
British Columbia:

9.2%
Walked or bicycled
Total: 4,890
Here:

6.7%
British Columbia:

8.9%
Male: 2,605
This city:

6.7%
Province:

8.2%
Female: 2,285
Here:

6.7%
Province:

9.6%

Mode of transportation to work

Unpaid work

Population reporting hours of unpaid work
Total: 125,100
This city:

92.6%
Province:

91.3%
Male: 59,405
This city:

91.0%
British Columbia:

89.5%
Female: 65,690
Here:

94.2%
British Columbia:

93.1%
Population reporting hours of unpaid housework
Total: 123,640
Here:

91.6%
British Columbia:

90.1%
Male: 58,595
This city:

89.8%
Province:

88.0%
Female: 65,040
This city:

93.2%
British Columbia:

92.2%
Population reporting hours looking after children without pay
Total: 43,985
This city:

32.6%
British Columbia:

35.2%
Male: 19,185
Here:

29.4%
Province:

31.9%
Female: 24,800
This city:

35.5%
Province:

38.3%
Population reporting hours of unpaid care or assistance to seniors
Total: 21,795
Here:

16.1%
British Columbia:

17.5%
Male: 8,380
Here:

12.8%
British Columbia:

14.8%
Female: 13,415
This city:

19.2%
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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