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Durham Labour Force

Data Last Updated: 11 December, 2018
Characteristic (2018 unless noted)
Value
Labour Force Characteristics
Total population, aged 15 years and older
563,794
In the labour force
388,426
Employed
367,792
Unemployed
20,634
Not in the labour force
175,368
Participation rate (%)
68.9
Employment rate (%)
65.24
Unemployment rate (%)
5.31
Labour Force by Industry
Total labour force aged 15 and over
388,426
Industry - not applicable
10,608
All industries
377,818
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting
3,606
Mining and oil and gas extraction
947
Utilities
9,073
Construction
29,469
Manufacturing
31,037
Wholesale trade
14,956
Retail trade
42,785
Transportation and warehousing
18,241
Information and cultural industries
11,428
Finance and insurance
24,453
Real estate and rental and leasing
8,145
Professional, scientific and technical services
26,296
Management of companies and enterprises
1,212
Administrative and support, waste management and remediation services
19,067
Educational services
29,182
Health care and social assistance
39,298
Arts, entertainment and recreation
8,959
Accommodation and food services
22,383
Other services (except public administration)
15,439
Public administration
21,842
Labour Force by Occupation
Total labour force 15 years and over
388,426
Occupation - Not applicable
10,608
All occupations
377,818
0 Management
43,845
1 Business, finance and administration
62,917
2 Natural and applied sciences and related
25,081
3 Health
22,963
4 Education, law and social, community and government services
45,164
5 Art, culture, recreation and sport
11,270
6 Sales and service
88,275
7 Trades, transport and equipment operators
55,056
8 Natural resources, agriculture and related production
6,239
9 Manufacturing and utilities
17,009
Employment Income (2017) for Persons 15 Years of Age & Over
Population aged 15 years & over who worked full year, full time, with employment income
204,231
Median employment income ($)
61,615
Average employment income ($)
72,563
Male aged 15 years and over: Worked full year, full time
113,222
Male aged 15 years and over: Median employment income ($)
68,075
Male aged 15 years and over: Average employment income ($)
80,121
Female aged 15 years and over: Worked full year, full time
91,009
Female aged 15 years and over: Median employment income ($)
55,601
Female aged 15 years and over: Average employment income ($)
62,652