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Watson Lake

Labour Force Participation by Presence of Children 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 presence of children and labour force activity - 20% sample data945495445
In the labour force715380330
Employed565285275
Unemployed1509550
Not in the labour force230110115
Participation rate75.776.874.2
Employment rate59.857.661.8
Unemployment rate21.025.015.2
Population 15 years and over in private households with no children at home610340270
In the labour force435245195
Employed350190160
Unemployed906030
Not in the labour force1709580
Participation rate71.372.172.2
Employment rate57.455.959.3
Unemployment rate20.724.515.4
Population 15 years and over in private households with children at home335155175
In the labour force270135140
Employed21595115
Unemployed604020
Not in the labour force652040
Participation rate80.687.180.0
Employment rate64.261.365.7
Unemployment rate22.229.614.3
Population 15 years and over in private households with children under 6 years only603030
In the labour force453015
Employed351510
Unemployed15100
Not in the labour force15010
Participation rate75.0100.050.0
Employment rate58.350.033.3
Unemployment rate33.333.30.0
Population 15 years and over in private households with children under 6 years as well as children 6 years and over703540
In the labour force603530
Employed452025
Unemployed151010
Not in the labour force0010
Participation rate85.7100.075.0
Employment rate64.357.162.5
Unemployment rate25.028.633.3
Population 15 years and over in private households with children 6 years and over only20595110
In the labour force1707590
Employed1355580
Unemployed352010
Not in the labour force402020
Participation rate82.978.981.8
Employment rate65.957.972.7
Unemployment rate20.626.711.1