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



Labour force activity

Employed
Total: 19,805
This city:

53.7%
British Columbia:

61.6%
Male: 10,245
Here:

58.4%
Province:

66.7%
Female: 9,565
Here:

49.4%
Province:

56.9%
Unemployed
Total: 1,375
This city:

3.7%
British Columbia:

3.9%
Male: 725
Here:

4.1%
Province:

4.1%
Female: 655
This city:

3.4%
British Columbia:

3.8%
Not in the labour force
Total: 15,710
This city:

42.6%
British Columbia:

34.4%
Male: 6,565
Here:

37.5%
Province:

29.3%
Female: 9,145
This city:

47.2%
British Columbia:

39.3%
Participation rate
All persons
This city:

57.4%
Province:

65.6%
Male
Here:

62.5%
Province:

70.7%
Female
Here:

52.8%
British Columbia:

60.7%
Unemployment rate
All persons
This city:

6.5%
Province:

6.0%
Male
Here:

6.6%
British Columbia:

5.8%
Female
This city:

6.4%
Province:

6.3%

Labour force activity in this city

Occupation

Sales and service occupations
Total: 5,890
Here:

28.1%
British Columbia:

25.3%
Male: 2,245
This city:

20.7%
British Columbia:

19.7%
Female: 3,650
Here:

36.0%
British Columbia:

31.6%
Occupations in art; culture; recreation and sport
Total: 450
This city:

2.1%
British Columbia:

3.5%
Male: 155
This city:

1.4%
British Columbia:

3.1%
Female: 290
This city:

2.9%
Province:

3.9%
Business; finance and administration occupations
Total: 3,395
This city:

16.2%
British Columbia:

17.1%
Male: 850
Here:

7.8%
Province:

9.0%
Female: 2,545
This city:

25.1%
British Columbia:

26.2%
Management occupations
Total: 2,025
This city:

9.6%
Province:

10.5%
Male: 1,295
This city:

11.9%
Province:

12.6%
Female: 730
This city:

7.2%
British Columbia:

8.2%
Occupations unique to processing; manufacturing and utilities
Total: 1,090
This city:

5.2%
Province:

4.2%
Male: 845
This city:

7.8%
British Columbia:

5.6%
Female: 245
This city:

2.4%
Province:

2.6%
Trades; transport and equipment operators and related occupations
Total: 3,525
Here:

16.8%
Province:

15.5%
Male: 3,385
Here:

31.2%
Province:

27.5%
Female: 140
Here:

1.4%
British Columbia:

2.2%
Natural and applied sciences and related occupations
Total: 815
This city:

3.9%
Province:

6.3%
Male: 670
This city:

6.2%
Province:

9.6%
Female: 155
This city:

1.5%
Province:

2.7%
Occupations in social science; education; government service and religion
Total: 1,150
This city:

5.5%
Province:

8.1%
Male: 310
Here:

2.9%
Province:

5.2%
Female: 840
Here:

8.3%
British Columbia:

11.3%
Health occupations
Total: 1,450
This city:

6.9%
British Columbia:

5.5%
Male: 270
Here:

2.5%
Province:

2.3%
Female: 1,185
This city:

11.7%
Province:

9.0%
Occupations unique to primary industry
Total: 1,190
This city:

5.7%
Province:

3.9%
Male: 825
Here:

7.6%
Province:

5.4%
Female: 370
This city:

3.6%
Province:

2.3%

Occupation

Industry

Business services
Total: 2,900
This city:

13.8%
Province:

19.9%
Male: 1,620
This city:

14.9%
Province:

23.0%
Female: 1,280
Here:

12.6%
British Columbia:

16.5%
Educational services
Total: 950
Here:

4.5%
British Columbia:

7.0%
Male: 375
This city:

3.5%
British Columbia:

4.5%
Female: 575
Here:

5.7%
British Columbia:

9.6%
Other services
Total: 4,590
This city:

21.9%
British Columbia:

20.6%
Male: 1,990
This city:

18.3%
British Columbia:

17.8%
Female: 2,595
Here:

25.6%
British Columbia:

23.7%
Health care and social services
Total: 2,540
Here:

12.1%
Province:

9.7%
Male: 405
This city:

3.7%
Province:

3.4%
Female: 2,140
Here:

21.1%
British Columbia:

16.7%
Manufacturing
Total: 2,255
This city:

10.7%
Province:

8.6%
Male: 1,780
This city:

16.4%
Province:

12.1%
Female: 480
Here:

4.7%
British Columbia:

4.8%
Retail trade
Total: 3,010
Here:

14.3%
Province:

11.4%
Male: 1,310
This city:

12.1%
British Columbia:

9.5%
Female: 1,710
Here:

16.9%
British Columbia:

13.4%
Finance and real estate
Total: 1,015
This city:

4.8%
British Columbia:

6.2%
Male: 415
This city:

3.8%
Province:

5.0%
Female: 595
This city:

5.9%
Province:

7.4%
Agriculture and other resource-based industries
Total: 1,165
Here:

5.6%
Province:

4.9%
Male: 785
This city:

7.2%
British Columbia:

6.7%
Female: 380
This city:

3.7%
Province:

3.0%
Construction
Total: 1,985
Here:

9.5%
Province:

7.6%
Male: 1,775
This city:

16.4%
British Columbia:

12.6%
Female: 205
Here:

2.0%
Province:

2.0%
Wholesale trade
Total: 580
Here:

2.8%
British Columbia:

4.2%
Male: 400
This city:

3.7%
British Columbia:

5.3%
Female: 180
This city:

1.8%
British Columbia:

2.9%

Industry

Place of work status

Worked in same census subdivision of residence
Total: 10,550
Here:

53.3%
British Columbia:

37.6%
Male: 4,880
This city:

47.7%
Province:

32.6%
Female: 5,670
This city:

59.3%
British Columbia:

43.2%
Worked in same province of residence
Total: 715
This city:

3.6%
British Columbia:

3.4%
Male: 495
Here:

4.8%
Province:

4.0%
Female: 215
This city:

2.2%
British Columbia:

2.9%
Worked at home
Total: 1,900
Here:

9.6%
British Columbia:

9.0%
Male: 895
This city:

8.7%
British Columbia:

8.1%
Female: 1,000
This city:

10.5%
Province:

10.0%
No fixed workplace address
Total: 2,245
This city:

11.3%
British Columbia:

13.1%
Male: 1,695
This city:

16.6%
British Columbia:

18.9%
Female: 555
This city:

5.8%
British Columbia:

6.6%
Worked outside Canada
Total: 55
This city:

0.3%
Province:

0.7%
Male: 45
Here:

0.4%
British Columbia:

0.9%
Female: 10
This city:

0.1%
Province:

0.4%
Worked in same census division of residence
Total: 4,200
Here:

21.2%
Province:

35.7%
Male: 2,140
Here:

20.9%
British Columbia:

34.9%
Female: 2,060
This city:

21.5%
Province:

36.6%
Worked in different province
Total: 145
This city:

0.7%
Province:

0.5%
Male: 90
Here:

0.9%
Province:

0.6%
Female: 50
Here:

0.5%
British Columbia:

0.4%

Place of work status

Mode of transportation to work

Car as driver
Total: 13,175
This city:

73.8%
British Columbia:

71.6%
Male: 6,970
This city:

74.9%
Province:

75.5%
Female: 6,205
This city:

72.6%
Province:

67.3%
All other modes
Total: 230
Here:

1.3%
British Columbia:

1.5%
Male: 115
Here:

1.2%
Province:

1.7%
Female: 110
Here:

1.3%
British Columbia:

1.2%
Public transit
Total: 200
Here:

1.1%
Province:

10.3%
Male: 90
This city:

1.0%
Province:

8.2%
Female: 115
Here:

1.3%
British Columbia:

12.8%
Car as passenger
Total: 1,745
This city:

9.8%
Province:

7.7%
Male: 795
Here:

8.5%
Province:

6.4%
Female: 945
This city:

11.1%
Province:

9.2%
Walked or bicycled
Total: 2,505
Here:

14.0%
British Columbia:

8.9%
Male: 1,330
Here:

14.3%
Province:

8.2%
Female: 1,170
This city:

13.7%
Province:

9.6%

Mode of transportation to work

Unpaid work

Population reporting hours of unpaid work
Total: 33,735
Here:

91.4%
Province:

91.3%
Male: 15,800
Here:

90.1%
British Columbia:

89.5%
Female: 17,930
Here:

92.6%
Province:

93.1%
Population reporting hours of unpaid housework
Total: 33,350
This city:

90.4%
British Columbia:

90.1%
Male: 15,625
Here:

89.1%
Province:

88.0%
Female: 17,730
Here:

91.6%
Province:

92.2%
Population reporting hours looking after children without pay
Total: 10,605
Here:

28.7%
British Columbia:

35.2%
Male: 4,555
Here:

26.0%
Province:

31.9%
Female: 6,050
This city:

31.3%
British Columbia:

38.3%
Population reporting hours of unpaid care or assistance to seniors
Total: 6,505
Here:

17.6%
British Columbia:

17.5%
Male: 2,650
This city:

15.1%
British Columbia:

14.8%
Female: 3,855
Here:

19.9%
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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