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



Labour force activity

Employed
Total: 4,290
This city:

59.0%
British Columbia:

61.6%
Male: 2,520
Here:

67.9%
Province:

66.7%
Female: 1,770
This city:

49.6%
British Columbia:

56.9%
Unemployed
Total: 450
This city:

6.2%
Province:

3.9%
Male: 230
Here:

6.2%
British Columbia:

4.1%
Female: 220
This city:

6.2%
Province:

3.8%
Not in the labour force
Total: 2,535
Here:

34.9%
Province:

34.4%
Male: 960
This city:

25.9%
Province:

29.3%
Female: 1,575
This city:

44.2%
Province:

39.3%
Participation rate
All persons
Here:

65.2%
British Columbia:

65.6%
Male
This city:

74.1%
British Columbia:

70.7%
Female
Here:

55.8%
Province:

60.7%
Unemployment rate
All persons
This city:

9.5%
British Columbia:

6.0%
Male
Here:

8.4%
British Columbia:

5.8%
Female
This city:

11.1%
British Columbia:

6.3%

Labour force activity in Kitimat

Occupation

Sales and service occupations
Total: 1,035
This city:

22.4%
Province:

25.3%
Male: 305
This city:

11.3%
British Columbia:

19.7%
Female: 730
Here:

37.9%
British Columbia:

31.6%
Occupations in art; culture; recreation and sport
Total: 90
Here:

1.9%
Province:

3.5%
Male: 20
This city:

0.7%
Province:

3.1%
Female: 70
Here:

3.6%
Province:

3.9%
Business; finance and administration occupations
Total: 465
This city:

10.0%
British Columbia:

17.1%
Male: 95
Here:

3.5%
Province:

9.0%
Female: 370
Here:

19.2%
Province:

26.2%
Management occupations
Total: 245
Here:

5.3%
Province:

10.5%
Male: 150
Here:

5.5%
Province:

12.6%
Female: 95
Here:

4.9%
British Columbia:

8.2%
Occupations unique to processing; manufacturing and utilities
Total: 815
This city:

17.6%
Province:

4.2%
Male: 700
This city:

25.8%
Province:

5.6%
Female: 115
This city:

6.0%
British Columbia:

2.6%
Trades; transport and equipment operators and related occupations
Total: 1,110
This city:

24.0%
British Columbia:

15.5%
Male: 1,040
Here:

38.4%
Province:

27.5%
Female: 70
This city:

3.6%
British Columbia:

2.2%
Natural and applied sciences and related occupations
Total: 205
This city:

4.4%
British Columbia:

6.3%
Male: 175
Here:

6.5%
British Columbia:

9.6%
Female: 30
Here:

1.6%
Province:

2.7%
Occupations in social science; education; government service and religion
Total: 355
This city:

7.7%
Province:

8.1%
Male: 100
This city:

3.7%
Province:

5.2%
Female: 250
This city:

13.0%
Province:

11.3%
Health occupations
Total: 205
This city:

4.4%
Province:

5.5%
Male: 25
This city:

0.9%
Province:

2.3%
Female: 175
This city:

9.1%
British Columbia:

9.0%
Occupations unique to primary industry
Total: 105
Here:

2.3%
Province:

3.9%
Male: 90
This city:

3.3%
British Columbia:

5.4%
Female: 15
Here:

0.8%
British Columbia:

2.3%

Occupation

Industry

Business services
Total: 415
This city:

9.0%
British Columbia:

19.9%
Male: 255
Here:

9.4%
British Columbia:

23.0%
Female: 160
This city:

8.3%
British Columbia:

16.5%
Educational services
Total: 310
This city:

6.7%
Province:

7.0%
Male: 85
This city:

3.1%
Province:

4.5%
Female: 225
Here:

11.7%
Province:

9.6%
Other services
Total: 640
This city:

13.8%
British Columbia:

20.6%
Male: 250
This city:

9.2%
Province:

17.8%
Female: 385
This city:

20.0%
British Columbia:

23.7%
Health care and social services
Total: 365
Here:

7.9%
Province:

9.7%
Male: 35
This city:

1.3%
British Columbia:

3.4%
Female: 330
This city:

17.1%
British Columbia:

16.7%
Manufacturing
Total: 2,035
This city:

43.9%
Province:

8.6%
Male: 1,660
This city:

61.4%
Province:

12.1%
Female: 375
Here:

19.5%
British Columbia:

4.8%
Retail trade
Total: 405
Here:

8.7%
Province:

11.4%
Male: 105
Here:

3.9%
British Columbia:

9.5%
Female: 300
This city:

15.6%
British Columbia:

13.4%
Finance and real estate
Total: 95
This city:

2.0%
Province:

6.2%
Male: 20
Here:

0.7%
Province:

5.0%
Female: 70
Here:

3.6%
British Columbia:

7.4%
Agriculture and other resource-based industries
Total: 90
Here:

1.9%
Province:

4.9%
Male: 85
This city:

3.1%
British Columbia:

6.7%
Construction
Total: 200
This city:

4.3%
British Columbia:

7.6%
Male: 180
This city:

6.7%
Province:

12.6%
Female: 20
Here:

1.0%
British Columbia:

2.0%
Wholesale trade
Total: 70
Here:

1.5%
British Columbia:

4.2%
Male: 25
Here:

0.9%
Province:

5.3%
Female: 45
This city:

2.3%
British Columbia:

2.9%

Industry

Place of work status

Worked in same census subdivision of residence
Total: 3,675
This city:

85.7%
British Columbia:

37.6%
Male: 2,170
This city:

86.1%
British Columbia:

32.6%
Female: 1,505
Here:

85.0%
British Columbia:

43.2%
Worked in same province of residence
Total: 80
This city:

1.9%
Province:

3.4%
Male: 35
Here:

1.4%
British Columbia:

4.0%
Female: 50
Here:

2.8%
Province:

2.9%
Worked at home
Total: 115
This city:

2.7%
Province:

9.0%
Male: 40
This city:

1.6%
Province:

8.1%
Female: 70
This city:

4.0%
British Columbia:

10.0%
No fixed workplace address
Total: 290
Here:

6.8%
British Columbia:

13.1%
Male: 210
Here:

8.3%
Province:

18.9%
Female: 80
This city:

4.5%
Province:

6.6%
Worked outside Canada
Total: 10
Here:

0.2%
Province:

0.7%
Worked in same census division of residence
Total: 115
This city:

2.7%
Province:

35.7%
Male: 50
This city:

2.0%
Province:

34.9%
Female: 60
Here:

3.4%
British Columbia:

36.6%
Worked in different province
Total: 10
This city:

0.2%
British Columbia:

0.5%
Male: 10
Here:

0.4%
British Columbia:

0.6%

Place of work status

Mode of transportation to work

Car as driver
Total: 3,410
Here:

81.7%
Province:

71.6%
Male: 2,045
This city:

82.6%
Province:

75.5%
Female: 1,360
This city:

80.0%
British Columbia:

67.3%
All other modes
Total: 55
This city:

1.3%
Province:

1.5%
Male: 35
This city:

1.4%
British Columbia:

1.7%
Female: 15
Here:

0.9%
Province:

1.2%
Public transit
Total: 85
This city:

2.0%
British Columbia:

10.3%
Male: 55
This city:

2.2%
Province:

8.2%
Female: 30
Here:

1.8%
British Columbia:

12.8%
Car as passenger
Total: 365
This city:

8.7%
British Columbia:

7.7%
Male: 195
Here:

7.9%
Province:

6.4%
Female: 170
Here:

10.0%
Province:

9.2%
Walked or bicycled
Total: 260
Here:

6.2%
British Columbia:

8.9%
Male: 140
Here:

5.7%
Province:

8.2%
Female: 120
Here:

7.1%
Province:

9.6%

Mode of transportation to work

Unpaid work

Population reporting hours of unpaid work
Total: 6,760
This city:

93.0%
British Columbia:

91.3%
Male: 3,385
Here:

91.2%
Province:

89.5%
Female: 3,375
Here:

94.7%
Province:

93.1%
Population reporting hours of unpaid housework
Total: 6,680
Here:

91.9%
Province:

90.1%
Male: 3,330
This city:

89.8%
Province:

88.0%
Female: 3,350
Here:

94.0%
Province:

92.2%
Population reporting hours looking after children without pay
Total: 3,040
This city:

41.8%
British Columbia:

35.2%
Male: 1,350
This city:

36.4%
Province:

31.9%
Female: 1,695
This city:

47.5%
British Columbia:

38.3%
Population reporting hours of unpaid care or assistance to seniors
Total: 1,295
Here:

17.8%
Province:

17.5%
Male: 625
This city:

16.8%
British Columbia:

14.8%
Female: 670
This city:

18.8%
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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