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Hamilton Township 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 Market Characteristics
Labor Force Census 1991 Census 1996
Labour Force (15 years & over) 5,310 5,565
Census, 705-750-4794 C. Humber


Participation Rate (%) Census 1991 Census 1996
Total 71.9 70.4
Male 78.4 77.8
Female 65.1 62.8
Census, 705-750-4794 C. Humber


Unemployment Rate Census 1991 Census 1996
Unemployment Rate 5.1 8.4
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 445 355 8.9% 7.0%
Manufacturing 1,190 1,270 23.9% 25.0%
Transportation & Public Utilities 530 370 10.6% 7.3%
Wholesale Trade 195 210 3.9% 4.1%
Retail Trade 615 590 12.3% 11.6%
Finance, Insurance & Real Estate 215 210 4.3% 4.1%
Service 1,465 1,860 29.4% 36.7%
Government 330 210 6.6% 4.1%
Total 4,985 5,075 100.0% 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 780 420
Business, Finance & Administration 745 785
Natural & Applied Sciences 170 140
Health Occupations 195 220
Social Science, Education, Government 295 380
Art, Culture, Recreation & Sport 60 85
Sales and Service 1,020 1,280
Trades, Transportation & Equipment Operators 780 975
Processing, Manufacturing & Utilities 780 800
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 Cobourg
Alderville First Nation Cramahe Township
Alnwick-Haldimand Port Hope
Brighton Trent Hills

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