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Watson Lake

Labour Force Participation Census 2006

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 data960500460
In the labour force725390340
Employed575290290
Unemployed1459550
Not in the labour force230115120
Participation rate75.578.073.9
Employment rate59.958.063.0
Unemployment rate20.024.414.7
Population 15 to 24 years - Labour force activity1659080
In the labour force1055555
Employed804540
Unemployed251015
Not in the labour force603030
Participation rate63.661.168.8
Employment rate48.550.050.0
Unemployment rate23.818.227.3
Population 25 years and over - Labour force activity790410380
In the labour force620335290
Employed500245250
Unemployed1208540
Not in the labour force1708090
Participation rate78.581.776.3
Employment rate63.359.865.8
Unemployment rate19.425.413.8