Kawartha Lakes - Economic Development
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Labour Force

2006
% Share
Total in Labour Force
37,775
61.46
Total Out of Labour Force
23,680
38.53
Total Population (15+ yrs)
61,460
*100.00
Total Employed
35,420
93.77
Total Unemployed
2,360
6.25
Participation Rate

61.5%
Employment-Population Ratio

57.6%
Unemployment Rate

6.2%
Source: Statistics Canada, Census of Population 2006
* Percentages may not total 100% due to rounding of decimal values.

Labour Force by Industry


2006
Mining
205
Agricultural
1,403
Manufacturing
4,840
Construction
3,515
Selected Services
Finance & Insurance
920
Real Estate
585
Wholesale Trade
1,370
Retail Trade
4,865
Transportation
1,475
Professional & Scientific
1,595
Health Care
4,185
Total
37,780
Males
20,015
Females
17,765

Employment Data

Hourly Wage Rates by Selected Occupations, Muskoka, Kawarthas, Peterborough Area, 2009

Occupation
Avg. $
Min. $
Max. $
Administrative Clerks
$16.55
$11.00
$23.10
Chemical Technologists & Technicians
$21.40
$14.85
$29.65
Construction Millwrights & Industrial Mechanics
$25.75
$16.00
$32.85
Customer Service, Information & Related Clerks
$11.10
$10.25
$16.00
Electricians
$25.25
$14.00
$36.40
Industrial Electricians
$28.75
$20.50
$36.40
Labourers - Metal Fabrication
$15.00
$11.50
$20.85
Labourers - Rubber & Plastic Products Mfg
$16.30
$10.55
$27.75
Machining Tool Operators
$18.75
$13.00
$24.60
Manufacturing Managers
$28.55
$17.50
$43.35
Material Handlers
$15.35
$10.45
$22.70
Plastics Processing Machine Operators
$15.50
$10.35
$21.45
Registered Nurses
$33.20
$22.60
$40.50
Retail Sales Persons & Sales Clerks
$15.95
$10.25
$17.32
Sales, Marketing & Advertising Managers
$24.95
$13.60
$41.75
Shippers & Receivers
$14.90
$10.25
$21.70
Truck Drivers
$18.50
$15.00
$22.50
Welders & Related Machine Operators
$19.25
$14.50
$30.00
Source: Service Canada Labour Market Information - July 2010

Employment by Industry Categories: Region and Province Comparison


City of Kawartha
Lakes
%
Ontario
%
Tot. Experienced Labour
Force 15 yrs and over
37,245
-
6,473,730
-
Agriculture & Other Resource-Based
2,130
5.7
190,000
2.9
Construction
3,515
9.4
384,775
5.9
Manufacturing
4,840
12.9
899,670
13.9
Wholesale Trade
1,375
3.7
307,465
4.7
Retail Trade
4,870
13.1
720,235
11.1
Finance & Real Estate
1,510
4.1
442,610
6.8
Educational Services
2,270
6.1
433,485
6.7
Health Care & Social Services
4,185
11.2
611,740
9.4
Business Services
5,370
14.4
1,274,345
19.7
Other Services
7,190
19.3
1,209,390
18.7
Source: Statistics Canada, 2006 Census

Employment by Occupation Groups: Changes from 1996 to 2001


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Occupations
City of Kawartha
Lakes
City of Kawartha
Lakes
% Change
Absolute
Change
Tot. Experienced Labour Force
15 yrs and over
33,000
37,250
12.9
4,250
Management Occupations
2,950
3,265
10.7
315
Business, Finance & Administration
4,525
5,085
12.4
560
Natural & Applied Sciences & Related
1,065
1,130
6.1
65
Health
1,665
2,405
44.4
740
Social Sciene, Education, Gov't Service
& Religion
2,315
2,540
9.7
225
Art, Culture, Recreation & Sport
660
715
8.3
55
Sales & Service
8,080
9,735
20.5
1,655
Trades, Transport, Equipment Operators
& Related
6,850
7,590
10.8
740
Occupations Unique to Primary Industry
2,190
1,960
-10.5
-230
Occupations Unique to Processing,
Manufacturing & Utilities
2,690
2,810
4.5
120
Source: Statistics Canada, 2006 Census

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