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Durham Labour Force

Data Last Updated: 29 April, 2017
Characteristic (2016 unless noted) Value

Source: Manifold Data Mining Inc.

Labour Force Characteristics

Total population, aged 15 years and older 561,501
In the labour force 373,326
Employed 347,002
Unemployed 26,324
Not in the labour force 188,175
Participation rate (%) 66.49
Employment rate (%) 61.8
Unemployment rate (%) 7.05

Labour Force by Industry

Total labour force aged 15 and over 373,326
Industry - not applicable 11,206
All industries 362,120
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting 3,238
Mining and oil and gas extraction 536
Utilities 9,960
Construction 23,984
Manufacturing 33,105
Wholesale trade 18,390
Retail trade 42,520
Transportation and warehousing 16,150
Information and cultural industries 11,935
Finance and insurance 24,665
Real estate and rental and leasing 7,041
Professional, scientific and technical services 24,295
Management of companies and enterprises 292
Administrative and support, waste management and remediation services 16,939
Educational services 26,410
Health care and social assistance 37,418
Arts, entertainment and recreation 7,758
Accommodation and food services 19,512
Other services (except public administration) 14,397
Public administration 23,575

Labour Force by Occupation

Total labour force 15 years and over by occupation 373,326
Occupation - Not applicable 11,206
All occupations 362,120
0 Management occupations 45,491
1 Business, finance and administration occupations 65,547
2 Natural and applied sciences and related occupations 24,207
3 Health occupations 20,387
4 Occupations in education, law and social, community and government services 43,147
5 Occupations in art, culture, recreation and sport 10,050
6 Sales and service occupations 82,217
7 Trades, transport and equipment operators and related occupations 49,454
8 Natural resources, agriculture and related production occupations 5,254
9 Occupations in manufacturing and utilities 16,367

Employment Income (2016) for Persons 15 Years of Age and Over

Population aged 15 years and over who worked full year, full time and with employment income 213,378
Median employment income ($) 56,854
Average employment income ($) 70,176
Male aged 15 years and over: Worked full year, full time 115,935
Male aged 15 years and over: Median employment income ($) 63,953
Male aged 15 years and over: Average employment income ($) 78,568
Female aged 15 years and over: Worked full year, full time 97,442
Female aged 15 years and over: Median employment income ($) 50,554
Female aged 15 years and over: Average employment income ($) 60,013

Labour Force by Place of Work

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Notes: Commuting Flow - Employed Labour Force Aged 15 Years and Over Having a Usual Place of Work, for Census Subdivisions, Flows Greater than or Equal to 20. Source: 2011 National Household Survey.