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Township of Alnwick/Haldimand Profile

Demographic Characteristics | Labor Force | Major Employers | Recent Expansions | Research Base | Universities | Community Colleges | Vocational & Technical Institutions | Average Wage Rates by Selected Occupations | Workers Compensation & Employment Insurance | Transportation | Taxation | Utilities | Environmental | Government | International Resources | Quality of Life | Employment Lands | Available Land & Buildings (OREA)

Table 02 - Labor Force Characteristics
Labor Force Census 1991 Census 1996
Labor Force (15 years & over) 2,805 2,860
Census,705-750-4794 C. Humber


Participation Rate Census 1991 Census 1996
Total 68.7 66.3
Male 75.2 72.8
Female 61.6 59.8
Census,705-750-4794 C. Humber


Unemployment Rate Census 1991 Census 1996
Unemployment Rate 6.4 7.0
Census,705-750-4794 C. Humber


Non-Agricultural Employment Reported by Place of Work Total Number Employed % of Total Employed Persons
1991 1996 1991 1996
Mining - - 0.0% 0.0%
Construction 280 295 11.3% 12.2%
Manufacturing 575 610 23.2% 25.2%
Transportation & Public Utilities 210 165 8.5% 6.8%
Wholesale Trade 100 85 4.0% 3.5%
Retail Trade 330 315 13.3% 13.0%
Finance, Insurance & Real Estate 125 75 5.0% 3.1%
Service 755 790 30.4% 32.6%
Government 105 90 4.2% 3.7%
Total 2,480 2,425 100.0% 100.0%
Source: Census 1991 & 1996: Total Labour Force 15yrs & over by Industry Division


Resident Employment Reported by Group Occupation
(Canadian Occupation Coding system)
1991 1996
Management Occupations 360 255
Business, Finance & Administration 365 325
Natural & Applied Sciences 90 100
Health Occupations 130 125
Social Science, Education, Government 205 125
Art, Culture, Recreation & Sport 50 40
Sales and Service 520 600
Trades, Transportation & Equipment Operators 355 515
Processing, Manufacturing & Utilities 350 365
Source: Census 1996, major occupational groupings


Education & Labor Force 1999-2000 2000-2001
Community College Enrolment 12,758 12,686
Community College Graduates
(Durham, Sir Sandford Fleming and Loyalist Colleges)
4,059 4,004
Trent University Enrolment 5,134 5,344
Trent University Graduates 1,060 1,030
Source: Registrars' offices


Same table for: Northumberland County Cramahe Township
Alderville First Nation Hamilton Township
Brighton Port Hope
Cobourg Trent Hills

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