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Municipality of Brighton Profile

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Table 02 - Labour Market Characteristics
Labor Force Census 1991 Census 1996
Labour Force (15 years & over) 3,820 3,825
Census, 705-750-4794 C. Humber


Participation Rate (%) Census 1991 Census 1996
Total 62.3 58.6
Male 71.5 63.7
Female 53.8 53.7
Census, 705-750-4794 C. Humber


Unemployment Rate (%) Census 1991 Census 1996
11.0 12.0
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 25 20 0.7% 0.6%
Construction 275 275 8.1% 8.1%
Manufacturing 640 575 18.7% 16.9%
Transportation & Public Utilities 240 220 7.0% 6.5%
Wholesale Trade 165 165 4.8% 4.9%
Retail Trade 555 545 16.3% 16.1%
Finance, Insurance & Real Estate 160 130 4.7% 3.8%
Service 1,005 1,135 29.4% 33.4%
Government 350 330 10.2% 9.7%
Total 3,415 3,395 100.0% 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 475 330
Business, Finance & Administration 540 485
Natural & Applied Sciences 135 90
Health Occupations 120 125
Social Science, Education, Government 280 270
Art, Culture, Recreation & Sport 30 45
Sales and Service 850 980
Trades, Transportation & Equipment Operators 540 615
Processing, Manufacturing & Utilities 335 460
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
Alnwick-Haldimand Port Hope
Cobourg Trent Hills

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