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Watson Lake

Labour Force Participation Census 2001

Datanote: In some cases, the census subdivision boundary does not match the municipal boundary. To provide a more representative estimate of demography in this geographic area, the census subdivisions of Two and One-Half Mile Village (6001034), Two Mile Village (6001033), Upper Liard (6001032), and Watson Lake (6001003) were combined.

TopicTotalMaleFemale
Population 15 years and over by labour force activity - 20% Sample Data900465435
In the labour force685355325
Employed555275285
Unemployed1308545
Not in the labour force215105110
Participation rate76.176.374.7
Employment rate61.759.165.5
Unemployment rate19.023.913.8
Population 15-24 years - Labour force activity1307060
In the labour force704530
Employed653030
Unemployed10100
Not in the labour force552525
Participation rate53.864.350.0
Employment rate50.042.950.0
Unemployment rate14.322.20.0
Population 25 years and over - Labour force activity775395380
In the labour force610315295
Employed495240255
Unemployed1157540
Not in the labour force1658080
Participation rate78.779.777.6
Employment rate63.960.867.1
Unemployment rate18.923.813.6