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Statscan Community Profile

Labour Force Activity

Bulkley-Nechako

Total

British Columbia

Total

Total population 15 years and over

29,740

3,394,910

In the labour force

20,670

2,226,380

Employed

18,550

2,092,770

Unemployed

2,120

133,615

Not in the labour force

9,065

1,168,525

Participation rate

69.5

65.6

Employment rate

62.4

61.6

Unemployment rate

10.3

6.0

 

Occupation

Bulkley-Nechako

Total

British Columbia

Total

Total experienced labour force 15 years and over

20,210

2,193,115

Management

1,400

229,945

Business, finance, and administration

2,135

375,975

Natural and applied sciences

1,100

138,955

Health

820

120,360

Social science, education, government services, and religion

1,740

178,040

Art, culture, recreation, and sport

305

76,460

Sales and service

4,100

555,880

Trades, transport, and equipment operators

4,325

339,500

Primary industry

2,390

86,460

Processing, manufacturing, and utilities

1,890

91,545

 

Industry

Bulkley-Nechako

Total

British Columbia

Total

Total experienced labour force 15 years and over

20,215

2,193,115

Agriculture and other resource based industries

3,860

107,760

Construction

1,005

166,100

Manufacturing

3,435

189,120

Wholesale trade

330

92,020

Retail trade

1,800

248,950

Finance and real estate

625

134,940

Health care and social services

1,475

213,085

Educational services

1,885

152,565

Business services

2,180

436,665

Other services

3,600

451,905

 

 

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