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



Labour force activity

Employed
Total: 42,960
This city:

63.5%
Province:

61.6%
Male: 21,225
This city:

67.7%
Province:

66.7%
Female: 21,730
Here:

59.8%
Province:

56.9%
Unemployed
Total: 2,310
Here:

3.4%
Province:

3.9%
Male: 1,050
Here:

3.3%
Province:

4.1%
Female: 1,260
This city:

3.5%
British Columbia:

3.8%
Not in the labour force
Total: 22,430
Here:

33.1%
Province:

34.4%
Male: 9,070
Here:

28.9%
British Columbia:

29.3%
Female: 13,365
Here:

36.8%
Province:

39.3%
Participation rate
All persons
Here:

66.9%
British Columbia:

65.6%
Male
This city:

71.1%
Province:

70.7%
Female
Here:

63.2%
Province:

60.7%
Unemployment rate
All persons
This city:

5.1%
Province:

6.0%
Male
Here:

4.7%
Province:

5.8%
Female
Here:

5.5%
Province:

6.3%

Labour force activity in Victoria

Occupation

Sales and service occupations
Total: 13,260
This city:

29.6%
British Columbia:

25.3%
Male: 5,875
This city:

26.6%
Province:

19.7%
Female: 7,385
This city:

32.5%
Province:

31.6%
Occupations in art; culture; recreation and sport
Total: 2,440
Here:

5.5%
Province:

3.5%
Male: 1,095
Here:

5.0%
British Columbia:

3.1%
Female: 1,340
Here:

5.9%
British Columbia:

3.9%
Business; finance and administration occupations
Total: 7,830
Here:

17.5%
Province:

17.1%
Male: 2,360
This city:

10.7%
British Columbia:

9.0%
Female: 5,470
This city:

24.1%
British Columbia:

26.2%
Management occupations
Total: 4,325
Here:

9.7%
Province:

10.5%
Male: 2,425
This city:

11.0%
Province:

12.6%
Female: 1,895
Here:

8.4%
Province:

8.2%
Occupations unique to processing; manufacturing and utilities
Total: 485
This city:

1.1%
British Columbia:

4.2%
Male: 370
This city:

1.7%
Province:

5.6%
Female: 110
Here:

0.5%
Province:

2.6%
Trades; transport and equipment operators and related occupations
Total: 4,470
Here:

10.0%
Province:

15.5%
Male: 4,125
Here:

18.7%
British Columbia:

27.5%
Female: 345
This city:

1.5%
Province:

2.2%
Natural and applied sciences and related occupations
Total: 3,470
Here:

7.8%
Province:

6.3%
Male: 2,645
This city:

12.0%
British Columbia:

9.6%
Female: 830
This city:

3.7%
British Columbia:

2.7%
Occupations in social science; education; government service and religion
Total: 4,725
This city:

10.6%
British Columbia:

8.1%
Male: 1,790
This city:

8.1%
British Columbia:

5.2%
Female: 2,930
Here:

12.9%
Province:

11.3%
Health occupations
Total: 2,875
Here:

6.4%
British Columbia:

5.5%
Male: 675
This city:

3.1%
British Columbia:

2.3%
Female: 2,200
Here:

9.7%
British Columbia:

9.0%
Occupations unique to primary industry
Total: 870
Here:

1.9%
Province:

3.9%
Male: 685
This city:

3.1%
Province:

5.4%
Female: 180
Here:

0.8%
Province:

2.3%

Occupation

Industry

Business services
Total: 9,210
This city:

20.6%
British Columbia:

19.9%
Male: 5,415
Here:

24.6%
British Columbia:

23.0%
Female: 3,795
Here:

16.7%
Province:

16.5%
Educational services
Total: 3,400
Here:

7.6%
British Columbia:

7.0%
Male: 1,210
Here:

5.5%
British Columbia:

4.5%
Female: 2,190
This city:

9.7%
British Columbia:

9.6%
Other services
Total: 13,840
Here:

30.9%
British Columbia:

20.6%
Male: 6,380
Here:

28.9%
Province:

17.8%
Female: 7,465
Here:

32.9%
Province:

23.7%
Health care and social services
Total: 5,575
Here:

12.5%
British Columbia:

9.7%
Male: 1,345
Here:

6.1%
Province:

3.4%
Female: 4,225
Here:

18.6%
British Columbia:

16.7%
Manufacturing
Total: 1,465
Here:

3.3%
Province:

8.6%
Male: 1,085
This city:

4.9%
British Columbia:

12.1%
Female: 385
Here:

1.7%
Province:

4.8%
Retail trade
Total: 5,095
This city:

11.4%
British Columbia:

11.4%
Male: 2,345
Here:

10.6%
British Columbia:

9.5%
Female: 2,750
Here:

12.1%
British Columbia:

13.4%
Finance and real estate
Total: 2,650
Here:

5.9%
Province:

6.2%
Male: 1,315
Here:

6.0%
British Columbia:

5.0%
Female: 1,330
This city:

5.9%
Province:

7.4%
Agriculture and other resource-based industries
Total: 420
Here:

0.9%
Province:

4.9%
Male: 325
This city:

1.5%
Province:

6.7%
Female: 95
Here:

0.4%
British Columbia:

3.0%
Construction
Total: 2,170
This city:

4.8%
Province:

7.6%
Male: 2,055
Here:

9.3%
Province:

12.6%
Female: 115
Here:

0.5%
Province:

2.0%
Wholesale trade
Total: 920
This city:

2.1%
British Columbia:

4.2%
Male: 580
Here:

2.6%
Province:

5.3%
Female: 340
Here:

1.5%
Province:

2.9%

Industry

Place of work status

Worked in same census subdivision of residence
Total: 21,645
Here:

50.4%
Province:

37.6%
Male: 9,360
This city:

44.1%
Province:

32.6%
Female: 12,285
Here:

56.5%
British Columbia:

43.2%
Worked in same province of residence
Total: 540
Here:

1.3%
British Columbia:

3.4%
Male: 330
This city:

1.6%
Province:

4.0%
Female: 210
This city:

1.0%
Province:

2.9%
Worked at home
Total: 3,635
This city:

8.5%
Province:

9.0%
Male: 1,900
Here:

9.0%
Province:

8.1%
Female: 1,735
This city:

8.0%
British Columbia:

10.0%
No fixed workplace address
Total: 4,455
Here:

10.4%
Province:

13.1%
Male: 3,080
Here:

14.5%
British Columbia:

18.9%
Female: 1,375
Here:

6.3%
Province:

6.6%
Worked outside Canada
Total: 175
This city:

0.4%
Province:

0.7%
Male: 110
This city:

0.5%
British Columbia:

0.9%
Female: 65
This city:

0.3%
Province:

0.4%
Worked in same census division of residence
Total: 12,290
This city:

28.6%
British Columbia:

35.7%
Male: 6,340
This city:

29.9%
Province:

34.9%
Female: 5,950
This city:

27.4%
British Columbia:

36.6%
Worked in different province
Total: 220
This city:

0.5%
British Columbia:

0.5%
Male: 110
Here:

0.5%
British Columbia:

0.6%
Female: 110
Here:

0.5%
Province:

0.4%

Place of work status

Mode of transportation to work

Car as driver
Total: 18,420
Here:

47.0%
Province:

71.6%
Male: 9,750
This city:

50.7%
British Columbia:

75.5%
Female: 8,670
Here:

43.5%
Province:

67.3%
All other modes
Total: 870
This city:

2.2%
Province:

1.5%
Male: 535
This city:

2.8%
British Columbia:

1.7%
Female: 335
Here:

1.7%
British Columbia:

1.2%
Public transit
Total: 4,945
This city:

12.6%
British Columbia:

10.3%
Male: 1,925
This city:

10.0%
Province:

8.2%
Female: 3,020
This city:

15.1%
Province:

12.8%
Car as passenger
Total: 2,030
Here:

5.2%
British Columbia:

7.7%
Male: 820
This city:

4.3%
British Columbia:

6.4%
Female: 1,210
This city:

6.1%
British Columbia:

9.2%
Walked or bicycled
Total: 12,885
This city:

32.9%
British Columbia:

8.9%
Male: 6,190
Here:

32.2%
Province:

8.2%
Female: 6,695
This city:

33.6%
British Columbia:

9.6%

Mode of transportation to work

Unpaid work

Population reporting hours of unpaid work
Total: 61,420
Here:

90.7%
Province:

91.3%
Male: 27,985
This city:

89.3%
British Columbia:

89.5%
Female: 33,430
Here:

91.9%
Province:

93.1%
Population reporting hours of unpaid housework
Total: 60,815
This city:

89.8%
Province:

90.1%
Male: 27,635
This city:

88.1%
British Columbia:

88.0%
Female: 33,180
This city:

91.3%
British Columbia:

92.2%
Population reporting hours looking after children without pay
Total: 15,645
This city:

23.1%
Province:

35.2%
Male: 6,550
This city:

20.9%
Province:

31.9%
Female: 9,090
This city:

25.0%
British Columbia:

38.3%
Population reporting hours of unpaid care or assistance to seniors
Total: 10,230
This city:

15.1%
Province:

17.5%
Male: 3,775
Here:

12.0%
Province:

14.8%
Female: 6,455
This city:

17.8%
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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