Vernon - City, British Columbia, Canada - Labour, occupation and industry



Labour force activity

Employed
Total: 16,310
Here:

55.1%
Province:

61.6%
Male: 8,380
This city:

61.0%
Province:

66.7%
Female: 7,935
Here:

50.1%
Province:

56.9%
Unemployed
Total: 1,095
This city:

3.7%
British Columbia:

3.9%
Male: 600
This city:

4.4%
Province:

4.1%
Female: 495
Here:

3.1%
British Columbia:

3.8%
Not in the labour force
Total: 12,170
Here:

41.1%
Province:

34.4%
Male: 4,750
Here:

34.6%
Province:

29.3%
Female: 7,420
This city:

46.8%
Province:

39.3%
Participation rate
All persons
Here:

58.8%
British Columbia:

65.6%
Male
Here:

65.4%
British Columbia:

70.7%
Female
Here:

53.2%
British Columbia:

60.7%
Unemployment rate
All persons
Here:

6.3%
Province:

6.0%
Male
This city:

6.7%
British Columbia:

5.8%
Female
Here:

5.9%
Province:

6.3%

Labour force activity in this city

Occupation

Sales and service occupations
Total: 4,495
This city:

26.2%
Province:

25.3%
Male: 1,705
Here:

19.3%
British Columbia:

19.7%
Female: 2,790
This city:

33.4%
British Columbia:

31.6%
Occupations in art; culture; recreation and sport
Total: 405
This city:

2.4%
British Columbia:

3.5%
Male: 215
This city:

2.4%
Province:

3.1%
Female: 195
This city:

2.3%
British Columbia:

3.9%
Business; finance and administration occupations
Total: 2,700
This city:

15.7%
British Columbia:

17.1%
Male: 620
This city:

7.0%
British Columbia:

9.0%
Female: 2,085
This city:

25.0%
Province:

26.2%
Management occupations
Total: 1,665
This city:

9.7%
British Columbia:

10.5%
Male: 970
This city:

11.0%
Province:

12.6%
Female: 695
This city:

8.3%
Province:

8.2%
Occupations unique to processing; manufacturing and utilities
Total: 900
Here:

5.2%
Province:

4.2%
Male: 720
This city:

8.2%
Province:

5.6%
Female: 180
Here:

2.2%
Province:

2.6%
Trades; transport and equipment operators and related occupations
Total: 2,940
This city:

17.1%
British Columbia:

15.5%
Male: 2,725
This city:

30.9%
British Columbia:

27.5%
Female: 210
Here:

2.5%
Province:

2.2%
Natural and applied sciences and related occupations
Total: 725
This city:

4.2%
British Columbia:

6.3%
Male: 640
This city:

7.3%
British Columbia:

9.6%
Female: 80
This city:

1.0%
British Columbia:

2.7%
Occupations in social science; education; government service and religion
Total: 1,375
This city:

8.0%
British Columbia:

8.1%
Male: 495
Here:

5.6%
British Columbia:

5.2%
Female: 880
This city:

10.5%
Province:

11.3%
Health occupations
Total: 1,195
This city:

7.0%
British Columbia:

5.5%
Male: 225
This city:

2.5%
British Columbia:

2.3%
Female: 970
This city:

11.6%
British Columbia:

9.0%
Occupations unique to primary industry
Total: 775
This city:

4.5%
Province:

3.9%
Male: 520
This city:

5.9%
Province:

5.4%
Female: 255
This city:

3.1%
British Columbia:

2.3%

Occupation

Industry

Business services
Total: 2,760
Here:

16.1%
British Columbia:

19.9%
Male: 1,630
Here:

18.5%
British Columbia:

23.0%
Female: 1,135
Here:

13.6%
Province:

16.5%
Educational services
Total: 1,035
Here:

6.0%
British Columbia:

7.0%
Male: 375
This city:

4.2%
British Columbia:

4.5%
Female: 660
Here:

7.9%
British Columbia:

9.6%
Other services
Total: 3,005
This city:

17.5%
Province:

20.6%
Male: 1,340
This city:

15.2%
Province:

17.8%
Female: 1,665
Here:

20.0%
British Columbia:

23.7%
Health care and social services
Total: 2,115
This city:

12.3%
Province:

9.7%
Male: 305
This city:

3.5%
British Columbia:

3.4%
Female: 1,815
Here:

21.7%
British Columbia:

16.7%
Manufacturing
Total: 1,605
Here:

9.3%
Province:

8.6%
Male: 1,255
This city:

14.2%
Province:

12.1%
Female: 350
This city:

4.2%
British Columbia:

4.8%
Retail trade
Total: 2,575
This city:

15.0%
British Columbia:

11.4%
Male: 1,115
This city:

12.6%
Province:

9.5%
Female: 1,460
Here:

17.5%
British Columbia:

13.4%
Finance and real estate
Total: 870
This city:

5.1%
British Columbia:

6.2%
Male: 280
Here:

3.2%
British Columbia:

5.0%
Female: 595
This city:

7.1%
British Columbia:

7.4%
Agriculture and other resource-based industries
Total: 925
This city:

5.4%
British Columbia:

4.9%
Male: 615
Here:

7.0%
Province:

6.7%
Female: 310
This city:

3.7%
British Columbia:

3.0%
Construction
Total: 1,665
This city:

9.7%
British Columbia:

7.6%
Male: 1,465
Here:

16.6%
British Columbia:

12.6%
Female: 205
This city:

2.5%
British Columbia:

2.0%
Wholesale trade
Total: 610
Here:

3.6%
Province:

4.2%
Male: 450
Here:

5.1%
British Columbia:

5.3%
Female: 155
Here:

1.9%
British Columbia:

2.9%

Industry

Place of work status

Worked in same census subdivision of residence
Total: 9,525
This city:

58.4%
Province:

37.6%
Male: 4,030
This city:

48.1%
British Columbia:

32.6%
Female: 5,495
Here:

69.3%
Province:

43.2%
Worked in same province of residence
Total: 1,265
This city:

7.8%
British Columbia:

3.4%
Male: 780
Here:

9.3%
Province:

4.0%
Female: 485
Here:

6.1%
British Columbia:

2.9%
Worked at home
Total: 1,265
Here:

7.8%
Province:

9.0%
Male: 545
Here:

6.5%
British Columbia:

8.1%
Female: 720
Here:

9.1%
British Columbia:

10.0%
No fixed workplace address
Total: 2,145
Here:

13.2%
British Columbia:

13.1%
Male: 1,630
This city:

19.5%
British Columbia:

18.9%
Female: 515
Here:

6.5%
British Columbia:

6.6%
Worked outside Canada
Total: 85
This city:

0.5%
Province:

0.7%
Male: 45
Here:

0.5%
British Columbia:

0.9%
Female: 35
Here:

0.4%
British Columbia:

0.4%
Worked in same census division of residence
Total: 1,945
Here:

11.9%
Province:

35.7%
Male: 1,305
This city:

15.6%
Province:

34.9%
Female: 635
This city:

8.0%
Province:

36.6%
Worked in different province
Total: 90
Here:

0.6%
British Columbia:

0.5%
Male: 45
This city:

0.5%
Province:

0.6%
Female: 40
Here:

0.5%
Province:

0.4%

Place of work status

Mode of transportation to work

Car as driver
Total: 11,665
This city:

77.9%
British Columbia:

71.6%
Male: 6,135
Here:

78.8%
British Columbia:

75.5%
Female: 5,525
This city:

77.0%
Province:

67.3%
All other modes
Total: 130
Here:

0.9%
Province:

1.5%
Male: 70
Here:

0.9%
British Columbia:

1.7%
Female: 65
This city:

0.9%
Province:

1.2%
Public transit
Total: 145
This city:

1.0%
British Columbia:

10.3%
Male: 45
Here:

0.6%
British Columbia:

8.2%
Female: 100
Here:

1.4%
British Columbia:

12.8%
Car as passenger
Total: 1,280
This city:

8.6%
Province:

7.7%
Male: 675
Here:

8.7%
Province:

6.4%
Female: 605
This city:

8.4%
Province:

9.2%
Walked or bicycled
Total: 1,745
Here:

11.7%
Province:

8.9%
Male: 865
This city:

11.1%
British Columbia:

8.2%
Female: 880
This city:

12.3%
British Columbia:

9.6%

Mode of transportation to work

Unpaid work

Population reporting hours of unpaid work
Total: 27,225
Here:

92.0%
Province:

91.3%
Male: 12,380
Here:

90.2%
British Columbia:

89.5%
Female: 14,845
This city:

93.7%
British Columbia:

93.1%
Population reporting hours of unpaid housework
Total: 26,945
This city:

91.1%
British Columbia:

90.1%
Male: 12,215
This city:

89.0%
British Columbia:

88.0%
Female: 14,735
Here:

93.0%
British Columbia:

92.2%
Population reporting hours looking after children without pay
Total: 9,745
Here:

32.9%
British Columbia:

35.2%
Male: 3,995
Here:

29.1%
Province:

31.9%
Female: 5,750
Here:

36.3%
Province:

38.3%
Population reporting hours of unpaid care or assistance to seniors
Total: 5,095
This city:

17.2%
British Columbia:

17.5%
Male: 1,910
This city:

13.9%
Province:

14.8%
Female: 3,180
Here:

20.1%
British Columbia:

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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