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2006 Community Profiles

 
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Table: Labour force activity
Labour force activity Powell River (CD)   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total population 15 years and over 66 16,350 8,055 8,295   3,394,910 1,649,590 1,745,320
In the labour force 67 9,170 4,875 4,290   2,226,380 1,166,660 1,059,725
Employed 68 8,585 4,590 3,990   2,092,770 1,099,535 993,230
Unemployed 69 585 285 300   133,615 67,120 66,490
Not in the labour force 70 7,185 3,180 4,005   1,168,525 482,930 685,600
Participation rate 71 56.1 60.5 51.7   65.6 70.7 60.7
Employment rate 72 52.5 57.0 48.1   61.6 66.7 56.9
Unemployment rate 73 6.4 5.8 7.0   6.0 5.8 6.3
Table: Occupation
Occupation Powell River (CD)   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total experienced labour force 15 years and over 74 9,020 4,800 4,215   2,193,115 1,151,405 1,041,710
A Management occupations 75 815 500 320   229,945 144,745 85,200
B Business, finance and administration occupations 1,060 140 920   375,975 103,055 272,915
C Natural and applied sciences and related occupations 420 355 65   138,955 110,495 28,455
D Health occupations 575 105 470   120,360 26,515 93,850
E Occupations in social science, education, government service and religion 720 200 520   178,040 59,870 118,170
F Occupations in art, culture, recreation and sport 175 90 80   76,460 35,540 40,920
G Sales and service occupations 2,255 735 1,515   555,880 227,020 328,860
H Trades, transport and equipment operators and related occupations 1,735 1,630 105   339,500 317,075 22,420
I Occupations unique to primary industry 780 630 150   86,460 62,190 24,270
J Occupations unique to processing, manufacturing and utilities 490 415 75   91,545 64,895 26,650
Table: Industry
Industry Powell River (CD)   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Total experienced labour force 15 years and over 76 9,020 4,805 4,215   2,193,115 1,151,410 1,041,710
Agriculture and other resource-based industries 970 825 150   107,760 76,650 31,110
Construction 800 720 80   166,100 145,130 20,965
Manufacturing 980 820 155   189,120 139,380 49,740
Wholesale trade 100 65 35   92,020 61,540 30,475
Retail trade 1,080 400 680   248,950 109,840 139,115
Finance and real estate 315 80 230   134,940 58,085 76,850
Health care and social services 1,030 205 825   213,085 38,855 174,235
Educational services 620 200 420   152,565 52,355 100,205
Business services 1,420 835 585   436,665 264,515 172,150
Other services 1,695 650 1,045   451,905 205,055 246,855
Table: Unpaid work
Unpaid work Powell River (CD)   British Columbia
Total Male Female Total Male Female
Population 15 years and over reporting hours of unpaid work 77 14,855 7,165 7,690   3,101,125 1,475,830 1,625,295
Population 15 years and over reporting hours of unpaid housework 78 14,735 7,105 7,630   3,059,710 1,451,135 1,608,575
Population 15 years and over reporting hours looking after children without pay 79 5,300 2,340 2,965   1,194,955 525,710 669,245
Population 15 years and over reporting hours of unpaid care or assistance to seniors 80 3,105 1,375 1,730   593,385 244,550 348,835

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Source: Statistics Canada, 2006 Census of Population.

How to cite: Statistics Canada. 2007. Powell River, British Columbia (Code5927) (table). 2006 Community Profiles. 2006 Census. Statistics Canada Catalogue no. 92-591-XWE. Ottawa. Released March 13, 2007.
http://www12.statcan.ca/census-recensement/2006/dp-pd/prof/92-591/index.cfm?Lang=E
(accessed October 17, 2017).

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