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Municipality of Port Hope Profile

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Table 02 - Labor Force Characteristics
Labor Force Census 1991 Census 1996
Labour Force (15 years & over) 7,920 7,790
Census, 705-750-4794 C. Humber


Participation Rate Census 1991 Census 1996
Total 67.3 65.3
Male 76.4 72.9
Female 58.4 58.2
Census, 705-750-4794 C. Humber


Unemployment Rate Census 1991 Census 1996
Unemployment Rate 6.8 8.2
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 60 - 0.8% 0.0%
Construction 500 355 6.7% 4.9%
Manufacturing 2,000 2,005 27.0% 27.8%
Transportation & Public Utilities 585 525 7.9% 7.3%
Wholesale Trade 225 240 3.0% 3.3%
Retail Trade 990 920 13.4% 12.7%
Finance, Insurance & Real Estate 250 285 3.4% 3.9%
Service 2,420 2,550 32.6% 35.3%
Government 385 345 5.2% 4.8%
Total 7,415 7,225 100.0% 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 975 420
Business, Finance & Administration 1,225 1,135
Natural & Applied Sciences 305 350
Health Occupations 355 415
Social Science, Education, Government 540 610
Art, Culture, Recreation & Sport 115 138
Sales and Service 1,575 1,845
Trades, Transportation & Equipment Operators 870 950
Processing, Manufacturing & Utilities 1,070 1,305
Source: Census 1996, major occupational groupings


Education & Labor Force 1999-2000 2000-2001
Community College Enrolment 12,758 12,686
Community College Graduates
(Durham, Loyalist & Sir Sandford Fleming 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 Hamilton Township
Brighton Trent Hills

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