Labour Force

  SDG Ontario
Source: Statistics Canada, 2006 Community Profile
Participation rate 61.9 67.1
Employment rat 58.1 62.8
Unemployment rate 6.1 6.4

 


Labour Force by Industry

Industry SDG SDG % Ontario Ontario %
Source: Statistics Canada, 2006 Community Profile
Total - experienced labour force 54,460 100 6,473,730 100
Agriculture and other resource based industries 3,150 5.8 190,000 2.9
Manufacturing and construction industries 11,990 22.0 1,284,445 19.8
Wholesale and retail trade 8,060 14.8 1,027,700 15.9
Finance and real estate 2,030 3.7 442,610 6.8
Health and education 9,470 17.4 1,045,225 16.1
Business services 10,085 18.5 1,274,345 19.7
Other services 9,675 17.8 1,209,390 18.7

 


Labour Force by Occupation

Occupation SDG SDG % Ontario Ontario %
Source: Statistics Canada, 2006 Community Profile
Total experienced labour force 54,460 100 6,473,735 100
Management occupations 4,340 7.9 666,485 10.2
Business, finance and administration positions 9,215 16.9 1,204,490 18.6
Natural and applied sciences and related occupations 2,290 4.2 451,930 6.9
Health occupations 3,070 5.6 340,690 5.3
Social science, education, government service and religion 4,110 7.5 546,385 8.4
Art, culture, recreation and sport 1,195 2.2 200,980 3.1
Sales and service occupations 12,485 22.9 1,522,820 23.5
Trades, transport and equipment operators and related occupations 10,005 18.4 911,250 14.1
Occupations unique to primary industry 3,085 5.6 165,085 2.5
Occupations unique to processing, manufacturing and utilities 4,670 8.6 463,610 7.2

 


Labour Force by Place of Work

Source: Statistics Canada, 2006 Community Profile
  SDG SDG % Ontario Ontario %
 
Employed labour force 15 years and over 51,890 100 6,164,245 100
Worked at home 4,670 8.9 436,380 7.0
Worked outside Canada 175 0.3 36,905 0.5
No fixed workplace address 4,985 9.6 596,305 9.7
Worked at usual place 42,055 81.0 5,094,650 82.6