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Watson Lake

Labour Force Participation by Presence of Children 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 in private households by presence of children and labour force activity - 20% Sample Data895455435
In the labour force675350325
Employed550270285
Unemployed1258545
Not in the labour force220105110
Participation rate75.876.974.7
Employment rate61.859.365.5
Unemployment rate18.524.313.8
Population 15 years and over in private households with no children at home550310245
In the labour force385220165
Employed315165145
Unemployed705020
Not in the labour force1709075
Participation rate70.071.067.3
Employment rate57.353.259.2
Unemployment rate18.222.712.1
Population 15 years and over in private households with children at home345150185
In the labour force295135155
Employed235105130
Unemployed603025
Not in the labour force502030
Participation rate85.590.083.8
Employment rate68.170.070.3
Unemployment rate20.322.216.1
Population 15 years and over in private households with children under 6 years only553035
In the labour force452520
Employed402015
Unemployed1000
Not in the labour force10015
Participation rate81.883.357.1
Employment rate72.766.742.9
Unemployment rate22.20.00.0
Population 15 years and over in private households with children under 6 years as well as children 6 years and over653035
In the labour force603030
Employed402025
Unemployed151010
Not in the labour force000
Participation rate92.3100.085.7
Employment rate61.566.771.4
Unemployment rate25.033.333.3
Population 15 years and over in private households with children 6 years and over only220100120
In the labour force18585110
Employed1506590
Unemployed352015
Not in the labour force301515
Participation rate84.185.091.7
Employment rate68.265.075.0
Unemployment rate18.923.513.6