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Whitehorse (City of)

Labour Force Participation Census 2006

TopicTotalMaleFemale
Population 15 years and over by labour force activity - 20% sample data16,3107,9358,375
In the labour force12,8656,4456,420
Employed11,9205,9305,990
Unemployed945515430
Not in the labour force3,4451,4901,955
Participation rate78.981.276.7
Employment rate73.174.771.5
Unemployment rate7.38.06.7
Population 15 to 24 years - Labour force activity2,9851,5951,390
In the labour force2,0951,120975
Employed1,815930885
Unemployed28018590
Not in the labour force890475415
Participation rate70.270.270.1
Employment rate60.858.363.7
Unemployment rate13.416.59.2
Population 25 years and over - Labour force activity13,3256,3356,985
In the labour force10,7705,3255,440
Employed10,1055,0005,105
Unemployed665330335
Not in the labour force2,5551,0101,545
Participation rate80.884.177.9
Employment rate75.878.973.1
Unemployment rate6.26.26.2