Focus on Geography Series, 2016 Census

Northwest Territories

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Employed labour force by main mode of commuting, Northwest Territories, Canada, 2016

Main mode of commuting Northwest Territories Canada
Number Percentage Number Percentage
Total employed labour force with a usual place of work or no fixed workplace address 20,630 100.0 15,878,940 100.0
Car, truck, van – as a driver 11,815 57.3 11,748,095 74.0
Car, truck, van – as a passenger 2,005 9.7 868,920 5.5
Public transit 255 1.2 1,968,220 12.4
Walked 4,910 23.8 877,985 5.5
Bicycle 335 1.6 222,130 1.4
Other method 1,300 6.3 193,590 1.2

Average commuting duration for the employed labour force, Northwest Territories, Canada, 2016

Average commuting duration for the employed labour force with a usual place of work or no fixed workplace address Northwest Territories Canada
Average in minutes 12.9 26.2

Employed labour force by time leaving for work, Northwest Territories, Canada, 2016

Time leaving for work Northwest Territories Canada
Number Percentage Number Percentage
Total employed labour force with a usual place of work or no fixed workplace address 20,625 100.0 15,878,940 100.0
Between 5 a.m. and 5:59 a.m. 650 3.2 1,073,685 6.8
Between 6 a.m. and 6:59 a.m. 1,940 9.4 2,814,750 17.7
Between 7 a.m. and 7:59 a.m. 5,725 27.8 4,458,830 28.1
Between 8 a.m. and 8:59 a.m. 8,035 39.0 3,349,975 21.1
Between 9 a.m. and 11:59 a.m. 2,030 9.8 1,756,265 11.1
Between 12 p.m. and 4:59 a.m. 2,240 10.9 2,425,435 15.3

Employed labour force by place of work status, Northwest Territories, Canada, 2016

Place of work status Northwest Territories Canada
Number Percentage Number Percentage
Total employed labour force 21,415 100.0 17,230,035 100.0
Worked at home 780 3.6 1,272,285 7.4
Worked outside Canada 0 0.0 78,815 0.5
No fixed workplace address 1,970 9.2 1,987,265 11.5
Usual place of work 18,650 87.1 13,891,680 80.6

Symbols:

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not applicable
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incompletely enumerated Indian reserve or Indian settlement
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revised
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use with caution

Source:

Statistics Canada. 2017. Focus on Geography Series, 2016 Census. Statistics Canada Catalogue no. 98-404-X2016001. Ottawa, Ontario. Data products, 2016 Census.

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