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Labour Force – Statistics in Haldimand and Norfolk

  • 61.9% of residents aged 15 years and over participate in the labour force in Haldimand and Norfolk compared to 64.7% in Ontario.
  • 57.6% of the population are employed while 6.9% are unemployed in Haldimand and Norfolk.

Labour force participation rate, 15 years and over, Haldimand and Norfolk and Ontario, 2016

Haldimand-Norfolk % Ontario %
Population Rate 61.9 64.7
Employment Rate 57.6 59.9
Unemployment Rate 6.9 7.4

Source: Statistics Canada, 2016 Census of population.
Date Notes: ‘Labour force’: Refers to persons who, during the week of Sunday, May 1 to Saturday, May 7, 2016, were either employed or unemployed. ‘Employment rate’: The employment rate for a particular group (age, sex, marital status, geographic area, etc.) is the number of employed persons in that group, expressed as a percentage of the total population in that group. ‘Unemployment rate’: The unemployment rate for a particular group (age, sex, marital status, geographic area, etc.) is the unemployed in that group, expressed as a percentage of the labour force in that group. ‘Participation rate’: The participation rate for a particular group (age, sex, marital status, geographic area, etc.) is the total labour force in that group, expressed as a percentage of the total population in that group.

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