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Labour Force

All data presented below is based on the 2006 census. For 2010 projections, see our Community Profile.

Labour Force Activity

Total population 15yrs and over 2165
In the labour force 1200
 Employed 1075
 Unemployed 130
Not in the labour force 965
Participation rate 55.4%
Employment rate 49.7%
Unemployment rate 10.8%

Labour Force by Occupation

Total experienced labour force 15yrs and over 1170
A Management occupations 45
B Business, finance & administrative occupations 155
C Natural and applied sciences occupations 60
D Health occupations 75
E Occupations in social science, education, government & religion 90
F Occupations in art, culture, recreation & sport 15
G Sales and services 250
H Trades, transport & equipment occupations 320
I Occupations unique to primary industry 125
J Occupation unique to processing, manufacturing & utilities 35

Labour Force by Industry

Total experienced labour force 15yrs and over 1170
Agriculture and other resource-based industries 235
Construction 75
Manufacturing 55
Wholesale trade 10
Retail trade 95
Finance & real-estate 40
Health care adn social services 140
Educational services 85
Business services 165
Other services 280