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Town of Cobourg 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)

Non-Agricultural Employment Reported by Place of Work Total Number Employed % of Total Employed Persons
1991 1996 1991 1996
Mining 10 - 0.1% 0.0%
Construction 420 295 5.5% 4.1%
Manufacturing 1,950 1,830 25.5% 25.3%
Transportation & Public Utilities 510 370 6.7% 5.1%
Wholesale Trade 315 245 4.1% 3.4%
Retail Trade 970 890 12.7% 12.3%
Finance, Insurance & Real Estate 255 240 3.3% 3.3%
Service 2,650 3,005 34.6% 41.5%
Government 580 370 7.6% 5.1%
Total 7,660 7,245 100.0% 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 920 605
Business, Finance & Administration 1,035 1,095
Natural & Applied Sciences 235 260
Health Occupations 370 370
Social Science, Education, Government 775 635
Art, Culture, Recreation & Sport 75 180
Sales and Service 1,720 2,065
Trades, Transportation & Equipment Operators 865 890
Processing, Manufacturing & Utilities 1,140 1,115
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
Brighton Trent Hills

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