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Whitby Labour Force

Data Last Updated: 22 October, 2017
Characteristic (2017 unless noted) Value

Source: Manifold Data Mining Inc.

Labour Force Characteristics

Total population, aged 15 years and older 110,594
In the labour force 80,008
Employed 76,367
Unemployed 3,640
Not in the labour force 30,586
Participation rate (%) 72.34
Employment rate (%) 69.05
Unemployment rate (%) 4.55

Labour Force by Industry

Total labour force aged 15 and over 80,008
Industry - not applicable 1,889
All industries 78,118
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting 314
Mining and oil and gas extraction 107
Utilities 2,620
Construction 4,426
Manufacturing 6,385
Wholesale trade 4,049
Retail trade 9,035
Transportation and warehousing 3,065
Information and cultural industries 3,014
Finance and insurance 5,699
Real estate and rental and leasing 1,856
Professional, scientific and technical services 6,201
Management of companies and enterprises 40
Administrative and support, waste management and remediation services 3,191
Educational services 6,821
Health care and social assistance 7,300
Arts, entertainment and recreation 1,643
Accommodation and food services 3,839
Other services (except public administration) 2,861
Public administration 5,651

Labour Force by Occupation

Total labour force 15 years and over by occupation 80,008
Occupation - Not applicable 1,889
All occupations 78,118
0 Management occupations 11,540
1 Business, finance and administration occupations 14,374
2 Natural and applied sciences and related occupations 6,081
3 Health occupations 3,840
4 Occupations in education, law and social, community and government services 11,187
5 Occupations in art, culture, recreation and sport 2,346
6 Sales and service occupations 17,096
7 Trades, transport and equipment operators and related occupations 8,097
8 Natural resources, agriculture and related production occupations 936
9 Occupations in manufacturing and utilities 2,620

Employment Income (2017) for Persons 15 Years of Age and Over

Population aged 15 years and over who worked full year, full time and with employment income 46,573
Median employment income ($) 64,165
Average employment income ($) 80,945
Male aged 15 years and over: Worked full year, full time 25,570
Male aged 15 years and over: Median employment income ($) 73,971
Male aged 15 years and over: Average employment income ($) 91,610
Female aged 15 years and over: Worked full year, full time 21,003
Female aged 15 years and over: Median employment income ($) 55,316
Female aged 15 years and over: Average employment income ($) 67,509

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.