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Oshawa Labour Force

Data Last Updated: 11 December, 2018
Characteristic (2018 unless noted)
Value
Labour Force Characteristics
Total population, aged 15 years and older
141,670
In the labour force
92,417
Employed
87,004
Unemployed
5,412
Not in the labour force
49,253
Participation rate (%)
65.23
Employment rate (%)
61.41
Unemployment rate (%)
5.86
Labour Force by Industry
Total labour force aged 15 and over
92,417
Industry - not applicable
3,204
All industries
89,213
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting
411
Mining and oil and gas extraction
172
Utilities
1,713
Construction
7,318
Manufacturing
8,745
Wholesale trade
3,468
Retail trade
10,967
Transportation and warehousing
5,123
Information and cultural industries
2,360
Finance and insurance
3,515
Real estate and rental and leasing
1,669
Professional, scientific and technical services
4,754
Management of companies and enterprises
153
Administrative and support, waste management and remediation services
5,358
Educational services
6,548
Health care and social assistance
9,693
Arts, entertainment and recreation
1,998
Accommodation and food services
6,440
Other services (except public administration)
3,965
Public administration
4,842
Labour Force by Occupation
Total labour force 15 years and over
17,163
Occupation - Not applicable
410
All occupations
16,754
0 Management
1,605
1 Business, finance and administration
2,410
2 Natural and applied sciences and related
1,512
3 Health
1,754
4 Education, law and social, community and government services
2,040
5 Art, culture, recreation and sport
376
6 Sales and service
3,491
7 Trades, transport and equipment operators
2,017
8 Natural resources, agriculture and related production
266
9 Manufacturing and utilities
1,282
Employment Income (2017) for Persons 15 Years of Age & Over
Population aged 15 years & over who worked full year, full time, with employment income
45,870
Median employment income ($)
53,928
Average employment income ($)
64,228
Male aged 15 years and over: Worked full year, full time
25,665
Male aged 15 years and over: Median employment income ($)
60,774
Male aged 15 years and over: Average employment income ($)
70,118
Female aged 15 years and over: Worked full year, full time
20,205
Female aged 15 years and over: Median employment income ($)
49,190
Female aged 15 years and over: Average employment income ($)
55,296