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Watson Lake (CSD)

Labour Force Participation Census 2006

TopicTotalMaleFemale
Population 15 years and over by labour force activity - 20% sample data665335330
In the labour force545275265
Employed480240235
Unemployed653035
Not in the labour force1256065
Participation rate82.082.180.3
Employment rate72.271.671.2
Unemployment rate11.910.913.2
Population 15 to 24 years - Labour force activity1206555
In the labour force804040
Employed653530
Unemployed15010
Not in the labour force402515
Participation rate66.761.572.7
Employment rate54.253.854.5
Unemployment rate18.80.025.0
Population 25 years and over - Labour force activity550270275
In the labour force460235225
Employed415205205
Unemployed502525
Not in the labour force853550
Participation rate83.687.081.8
Employment rate75.575.974.5
Unemployment rate10.910.611.1