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Oshawa Labour Force

Data Last Updated: 20 October, 2017
Characteristic (2017 unless noted) Value

Source: Manifold Data Mining Inc.

Labour Force Characteristics

Total population, aged 15 years and older 140,376
In the labour force 92,051
Employed 85,787
Unemployed 6,264
Not in the labour force 48,325
Participation rate (%) 65.57
Employment rate (%) 61.11
Unemployment rate (%) 6.8

Labour Force by Industry

Total labour force aged 15 and over 92,051
Industry - not applicable 3,438
All industries 88,613
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting 406
Mining and oil and gas extraction 74
Utilities 2,184
Construction 6,292
Manufacturing 9,106
Wholesale trade 3,996
Retail trade 11,188
Transportation and warehousing 4,526
Information and cultural industries 2,280
Finance and insurance 3,581
Real estate and rental and leasing 1,565
Professional, scientific and technical services 4,230
Management of companies and enterprises 74
Administrative and support, waste management and remediation services 4,995
Educational services 6,774
Health care and social assistance 10,526
Arts, entertainment and recreation 1,757
Accommodation and food services 5,465
Other services (except public administration) 3,811
Public administration 5,783

Labour Force by Occupation

Total labour force 15 years and over by occupation 92,051
Occupation - Not applicable 3,438
All occupations 88,613
0 Management occupations 8,581
1 Business, finance and administration occupations 13,918
2 Natural and applied sciences and related occupations 4,598
3 Health occupations 5,417
4 Occupations in education, law and social, community and government services 10,562
5 Occupations in art, culture, recreation and sport 2,006
6 Sales and service occupations 22,839
7 Trades, transport and equipment operators and related occupations 14,538
8 Natural resources, agriculture and related production occupations 1,142
9 Occupations in manufacturing and utilities 5,013

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 50,300
Median employment income ($) 52,143
Average employment income ($) 63,007
Male aged 15 years and over: Worked full year, full time 27,149
Male aged 15 years and over: Median employment income ($) 58,191
Male aged 15 years and over: Average employment income ($) 69,552
Female aged 15 years and over: Worked full year, full time 23,150
Female aged 15 years and over: Median employment income ($) 45,779
Female aged 15 years and over: Average employment income ($) 55,494

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.