Slave Lake - Town, Alberta, Canada - Labour, occupation and industry



Labour force activity

Employed
Total: 3,865
This town:

78.0%
Alberta:

70.9%
Male: 2,225
Here:

87.4%
Alberta:

77.0%
Female: 1,640
This town:

68.0%
Province:

64.7%
Unemployed
Total: 155
This town:

3.1%
Alberta:

3.2%
Male: 80
Here:

3.1%
Alberta:

3.3%
Female: 70
Here:

2.9%
Alberta:

3.0%
Not in the labour force
Total: 945
This town:

19.1%
Alberta:

26.0%
Male: 240
Here:

9.4%
Alberta:

19.7%
Female: 700
Here:

29.0%
Province:

32.3%
Participation rate
All persons
This town:

81.0%
Alberta:

74.0%
Male
Here:

90.4%
Alberta:

80.3%
Female
This town:

71.0%
Alberta:

67.7%
Unemployment rate
All persons
This town:

3.9%
Province:

4.3%
Male
This town:

3.5%
Alberta:

4.1%
Female
This town:

4.1%
Province:

4.4%

Labour force activity in this town

Occupation

Sales and service occupations
Total: 960
Here:

24.1%
Alberta:

22.7%
Male: 300
Here:

13.1%
Alberta:

16.9%
Female: 655
This town:

38.8%
Alberta:

29.6%
Occupations in art; culture; recreation and sport
Total: 65
This town:

1.6%
Alberta:

2.3%
Male: 30
This town:

1.3%
Province:

1.8%
Female: 40
Here:

2.4%
Alberta:

3.0%
Business; finance and administration occupations
Total: 465
Here:

11.7%
Province:

17.7%
Male: 45
Here:

2.0%
Province:

8.3%
Female: 420
This town:

24.9%
Province:

28.7%
Management occupations
Total: 390
This town:

9.8%
Province:

9.7%
Male: 250
Here:

10.9%
Alberta:

11.6%
Female: 140
This town:

8.3%
Alberta:

7.5%
Occupations unique to processing; manufacturing and utilities
Total: 255
Here:

6.4%
Province:

3.4%
Male: 230
This town:

10.0%
Alberta:

4.7%
Female: 25
Here:

1.5%
Alberta:

1.9%
Trades; transport and equipment operators and related occupations
Total: 990
Here:

24.8%
Alberta:

18.2%
Male: 910
This town:

39.7%
Province:

31.0%
Female: 80
This town:

4.7%
Province:

3.0%
Natural and applied sciences and related occupations
Total: 205
Here:

5.1%
Alberta:

7.5%
Male: 180
Here:

7.8%
Province:

10.9%
Female: 30
This town:

1.8%
Alberta:

3.4%
Occupations in social science; education; government service and religion
Total: 225
This town:

5.6%
Province:

7.1%
Male: 40
This town:

1.7%
Alberta:

4.2%
Female: 180
Here:

10.7%
Province:

10.5%
Health occupations
Total: 85
Here:

2.1%
Alberta:

5.4%
Female: 85
Here:

5.0%
Province:

9.5%
Occupations unique to primary industry
Total: 325
This town:

8.2%
Alberta:

6.1%
Male: 295
Here:

12.9%
Alberta:

8.8%
Female: 30
This town:

1.8%
Province:

2.9%

Occupation

Industry

Business services
Total: 485
Here:

12.2%
Alberta:

18.4%
Male: 290
Here:

12.6%
Province:

20.4%
Female: 190
Here:

11.3%
Province:

16.0%
Educational services
Total: 220
Here:

5.5%
Alberta:

6.2%
Male: 40
This town:

1.7%
Alberta:

3.6%
Female: 180
This town:

10.7%
Alberta:

9.4%
Other services
Total: 800
This town:

20.1%
Province:

18.3%
Male: 325
This town:

14.2%
Alberta:

15.5%
Female: 480
This town:

28.5%
Province:

21.6%
Health care and social services
Total: 235
This town:

5.9%
Province:

9.1%
Male: 15
This town:

0.7%
Alberta:

2.6%
Female: 225
This town:

13.4%
Alberta:

16.7%
Manufacturing
Total: 420
This town:

10.6%
Province:

7.2%
Male: 350
Here:

15.3%
Alberta:

9.8%
Female: 75
This town:

4.5%
Alberta:

4.0%
Retail trade
Total: 600
This town:

15.1%
Province:

10.7%
Male: 275
Here:

12.0%
Province:

8.6%
Female: 335
This town:

19.9%
Province:

13.2%
Finance and real estate
Total: 90
This town:

2.3%
Alberta:

5.1%
Male: 40
Here:

1.7%
Alberta:

3.9%
Female: 50
This town:

3.0%
Alberta:

6.4%
Agriculture and other resource-based industries
Total: 740
This town:

18.6%
Alberta:

11.8%
Male: 665
This town:

29.0%
Province:

16.1%
Female: 80
Here:

4.7%
Province:

6.8%
Construction
Total: 255
Here:

6.4%
Alberta:

8.8%
Male: 235
Here:

10.2%
Alberta:

13.8%
Female: 20
This town:

1.2%
Province:

2.9%
Wholesale trade
Total: 125
Here:

3.1%
Province:

4.4%
Male: 70
This town:

3.1%
Alberta:

5.7%
Female: 55
This town:

3.3%
Alberta:

2.9%

Industry

Place of work status

Worked in same census subdivision of residence
Total: 2,725
This town:

70.6%
Alberta:

58.1%
Male: 1,365
Here:

61.5%
Province:

52.0%
Female: 1,360
This town:

82.9%
Alberta:

65.2%
Worked in same province of residence
Total: 40
Here:

1.0%
Alberta:

2.7%
Male: 15
This town:

0.7%
Alberta:

3.1%
Female: 25
Here:

1.5%
Province:

2.2%
Worked at home
Total: 215
This town:

5.6%
Province:

8.9%
Male: 65
Here:

2.9%
Province:

8.0%
Female: 145
Here:

8.8%
Alberta:

10.1%
No fixed workplace address
Total: 750
Here:

19.4%
Alberta:

13.7%
Male: 660
This town:

29.7%
Province:

20.1%
Female: 90
Here:

5.5%
Alberta:

6.0%
Worked outside Canada
Total: 10
This town:

0.3%
Province:

0.4%
Female: 10
This town:

0.6%
Province:

0.2%
Worked in same census division of residence
Total: 115
This town:

3.0%
Alberta:

15.7%
Male: 100
This town:

4.5%
Province:

15.6%
Female: 10
This town:

0.6%
Alberta:

15.8%
Worked in different province
Total: 10
Here:

0.3%
Alberta:

0.6%

Place of work status

Mode of transportation to work

Car as driver
Total: 2,780
This town:

76.4%
Alberta:

74.3%
Male: 1,745
This town:

81.2%
Province:

78.2%
Female: 1,040
This town:

70.0%
Province:

69.7%
All other modes
Total: 20
Here:

0.5%
Alberta:

1.5%
Male: 10
This town:

0.5%
Alberta:

1.7%
Female: 15
Here:

1.0%
Province:

1.3%
Public transit
Total: 10
This town:

0.3%
Alberta:

9.2%
Car as passenger
Total: 385
This town:

10.6%
Alberta:

7.9%
Male: 195
Here:

9.1%
Alberta:

6.6%
Female: 185
Here:

12.5%
Alberta:

9.5%
Walked or bicycled
Total: 450
Here:

12.4%
Province:

7.1%
Male: 200
This town:

9.3%
Province:

6.3%
Female: 250
This town:

16.8%
Province:

8.0%

Mode of transportation to work

Unpaid work

Population reporting hours of unpaid work
Total: 4,630
This town:

93.4%
Province:

92.6%
Male: 2,270
Here:

89.2%
Alberta:

90.5%
Female: 2,355
This town:

97.7%
Province:

94.6%
Population reporting hours of unpaid housework
Total: 4,570
Here:

92.2%
Alberta:

91.4%
Male: 2,220
Here:

87.2%
Alberta:

89.0%
Female: 2,355
This town:

97.7%
Province:

93.8%
Population reporting hours looking after children without pay
Total: 2,245
Here:

45.3%
Province:

38.4%
Male: 985
This town:

38.7%
Alberta:

34.4%
Female: 1,260
Here:

52.3%
Province:

42.4%
Population reporting hours of unpaid care or assistance to seniors
Total: 525
Here:

10.6%
Province:

16.8%
Male: 225
Here:

8.8%
Province:

14.0%
Female: 300
Here:

12.4%
Alberta:

19.5%




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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