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Labour force activity

Labour force activity in this city

Employed
Total: 41,650
This city:

61.8%
Province:

62.8%
Male: 21,245
This city:

66.1%
Province:

68.1%
Female: 20,405
Here:

57.9%
Ontario:

57.8%
Unemployed
Total: 2,760
Here:

4.1%
Ontario:

4.3%
Male: 1,375
Here:

4.3%
Province:

4.4%
Female: 1,385
This city:

3.9%
Ontario:

4.3%
Not in the labour force
Total: 22,980
Here:

34.1%
Province:

32.9%
Male: 9,520
This city:

29.6%
Province:

27.5%
Female: 13,460
This city:

38.2%
Ontario:

37.9%

Rates

Participation rate
All persons
Here:

65.9%
Ontario:

67.1%
Male
This city:

70.4%
Ontario:

72.5%
Female
This city:

61.8%
Ontario:

62.1%
Employment rate
All persons
Here:

61.8%
Province:

62.8%
Male
Here:

66.1%
Ontario:

68.1%
Female
This city:

57.9%
Ontario:

57.8%
Participation rate
All persons
Here:

6.2%
Province:

6.4%
Male
Here:

6.1%
Ontario:

6.0%
Female
This city:

6.4%
Ontario:

6.8%

Occupation

Occupation

Management occupations
Total: 3,760
Here:

8.6%
Ontario:

10.3%
Male: 2,135
This city:

9.6%
Province:

12.4%
Female: 1,625
This city:

7.6%
Province:

8.0%
Business; finance and administration occupations
Total: 6,065
Here:

13.9%
Province:

18.6%
Male: 1,645
This city:

7.4%
Ontario:

10.6%
Female: 4,425
Here:

20.7%
Ontario:

27.3%
Natural and applied sciences and related occupations
Total: 1,485
This city:

3.4%
Province:

7.0%
Male: 1,330
This city:

6.0%
Ontario:

10.3%
Female: 160
This city:

0.7%
Ontario:

3.3%
Health occupations
Total: 2,135
Here:

4.9%
Ontario:

5.3%
Male: 305
This city:

1.4%
Province:

2.0%
Female: 1,830
Here:

8.6%
Province:

8.9%
Occupations in social science; education; government service and religion
Total: 2,535
This city:

5.8%
Ontario:

8.4%
Male: 705
Here:

3.2%
Province:

5.2%
Female: 1,830
This city:

8.6%
Ontario:

12.0%
Occupations in art; culture; recreation and sport
Total: 955
Here:

2.2%
Province:

3.1%
Male: 410
This city:

1.8%
Province:

2.7%
Female: 540
This city:

2.5%
Ontario:

3.6%
Sales and service occupations
Total: 17,335
Here:

39.6%
Province:

23.5%
Male: 7,395
Here:

33.1%
Ontario:

19.4%
Female: 9,940
This city:

46.5%
Province:

28.0%
Trades; transport and equipment operators and related occupations
Total: 6,385
Here:

14.6%
Province:

14.1%
Male: 6,025
Here:

27.0%
Province:

25.0%
Female: 365
Here:

1.7%
Ontario:

2.1%
Occupations unique to primary industry
Total: 765
Here:

1.7%
Province:

2.6%
Male: 610
Here:

2.7%
Province:

3.7%
Female: 155
This city:

0.7%
Province:

1.3%
Occupations unique to processing; manufacturing and utilities
Total: 2,290
This city:

5.2%
Ontario:

7.2%
Male: 1,775
This city:

7.9%
Province:

8.8%
Female: 510
This city:

2.4%
Province:

5.4%

Industry

Industry

Agriculture and other resource-based industries
Total: 855
Here:

2.0%
Province:

2.9%
Male: 595
Here:

2.7%
Province:

4.1%
Female: 265
This city:

1.2%
Ontario:

1.7%
Construction
Total: 2,360
Here:

5.4%
Province:

5.9%
Male: 2,155
This city:

9.6%
Province:

10.0%
Female: 205
Here:

1.0%
Ontario:

1.5%
Manufacturing
Total: 4,570
This city:

10.5%
Province:

13.9%
Male: 3,610
Here:

16.2%
Ontario:

18.6%
Female: 960
Here:

4.5%
Province:

8.8%
Wholesale trade
Total: 1,230
This city:

2.8%
Province:

4.7%
Male: 855
Here:

3.8%
Province:

5.9%
Female: 370
Here:

1.7%
Province:

3.5%
Retail trade
Total: 4,515
Here:

10.3%
Ontario:

11.1%
Male: 1,805
This city:

8.1%
Ontario:

9.5%
Female: 2,715
This city:

12.7%
Ontario:

12.9%
Finance and real estate
Total: 1,565
Here:

3.6%
Ontario:

6.8%
Male: 620
This city:

2.8%
Province:

5.7%
Female: 950
This city:

4.4%
Ontario:

8.1%
Health care and social services
Total: 3,825
Here:

8.7%
Province:

9.4%
Male: 465
This city:

2.1%
Province:

3.1%
Female: 3,360
Here:

15.7%
Ontario:

16.4%
Educational services
Total: 2,165
Here:

5.0%
Province:

6.7%
Male: 665
This city:

3.0%
Province:

4.2%
Female: 1,505
This city:

7.0%
Province:

9.5%
Business services
Total: 5,855
This city:

13.4%
Ontario:

19.7%
Male: 3,640
This city:

16.3%
Ontario:

22.3%
Female: 2,215
Here:

10.4%
Ontario:

16.8%
Other services
Total: 16,785
Here:

38.4%
Ontario:

18.7%
Male: 7,930
Here:

35.5%
Province:

16.6%
Female: 8,855
Here:

41.4%
Ontario:

20.9%

Place of work status

Place of work status

Worked at home
Total: 1,565
This city:

3.8%
Ontario:

7.1%
Male: 760
This city:

3.6%
Province:

6.8%
Female: 805
Here:

3.9%
Ontario:

7.4%
Worked outside Canada
Total: 585
Here:

1.4%
Ontario:

0.6%
Male: 375
This city:

1.8%
Province:

0.7%
Female: 210
This city:

1.0%
Province:

0.4%
No fixed workplace address
Total: 3,250
This city:

7.8%
Province:

9.7%
Male: 2,520
This city:

11.9%
Province:

13.8%
Female: 735
This city:

3.6%
Ontario:

5.1%
Worked in same census subdivision of residence
Total: 24,165
Here:

58.0%
Province:

49.6%
Male: 10,680
This city:

50.3%
Province:

44.0%
Female: 13,480
This city:

66.1%
Ontario:

55.7%
Worked in same census division of residence
Total: 10,275
This city:

24.7%
Province:

12.9%
Male: 5,550
This city:

26.1%
Province:

12.5%
Female: 4,730
This city:

23.2%
Ontario:

13.3%
Worked in same province of residence
Total: 1,740
This city:

4.2%
Province:

19.7%
Male: 1,330
This city:

6.3%
Ontario:

21.6%
Female: 405
Here:

2.0%
Province:

17.5%
Worked in different province
Total: 70
This city:

0.2%
Ontario:

0.5%
Male: 35
This city:

0.2%
Province:

0.5%
Female: 35
Here:

0.2%
Province:

0.5%

Mode of transportation to work

Mode of transportation to work

Car as driver
Total: 30,680
Here:

77.7%
Province:

71.0%
Male: 15,975
Here:

79.5%
Ontario:

76.2%
Female: 14,700
Here:

75.8%
Ontario:

65.2%
Car as passenger
Total: 4,260
This city:

10.8%
Ontario:

8.3%
Male: 1,890
Here:

9.4%
Province:

6.4%
Female: 2,370
Here:

12.2%
Ontario:

10.3%
Public transit
Total: 1,105
This city:

2.8%
Province:

12.9%
Male: 395
This city:

2.0%
Ontario:

10.0%
Female: 710
This city:

3.7%
Ontario:

16.1%
Walked or bicycled
Total: 2,850
This city:

7.2%
Province:

6.8%
Male: 1,540
Here:

7.7%
Province:

6.4%
Female: 1,310
This city:

6.8%
Province:

7.3%
All other modes
Total: 595
Here:

1.5%
Province:

1.0%
Male: 305
Here:

1.5%
Province:

1.0%
Female: 295
This city:

1.5%
Ontario:

1.1%

Unpaid work

Population reporting hours of unpaid work
Total: 61,430
This city:

91.2%
Province:

91.6%
Male: 28,770
This city:

89.5%
Province:

89.8%
Female: 32,660
Here:

92.7%
Ontario:

93.2%
Population reporting hours of unpaid housework
Total: 60,660
Here:

90.0%
Province:

90.3%
Male: 28,260
This city:

87.9%
Province:

88.2%
Female: 32,405
Here:

91.9%
Province:

92.3%
Population reporting hours looking after children without pay
Total: 25,065
Here:

37.2%
Province:

38.1%
Male: 11,025
Here:

34.3%
Province:

34.8%
Female: 14,035
This city:

39.8%
Province:

41.1%
Population reporting hours of unpaid care or assistance to seniors
Total: 13,425
This city:

19.9%
Province:

18.7%
Male: 5,525
Here:

17.2%
Province:

16.3%
Female: 7,900
Here:

22.4%
Ontario:

21.0%

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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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