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The Municipality of Trent Hills 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 2 - Labor Market Characteristics
Census 1991 Census 1996
Labour Force (15 years & over) 5,625 5,555
Census, 705-750-4794 C. Humber


Participation Rate Census 1991 Census 1996
Total 58.5 56.0
Male 66.7 62.6
Female 50.5 49.7
Census, 705-750-4794 C. Humber


Unemployment Rate Census 1991 Census 1996
Unemployment Rate 8.8 10.0
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 30 40 0.6% 0.8%
Construction 720 315 14.7% 6.6%
Manufacturing 430 755 8.8% 15.7%
Transportation & Public Utilities 420 360 8.6% 7.5%
Wholesale Trade 205 210 4.2% 4.4%
Retail Trade 835 810 17.1% 16.9%
Finance, Insurance & Real Estate 195 245 4.0% 5.1%
Service 1,590 1,760 32.5% 36.7%
Government 465 305 9.5% 6.4%
Total 4,890 4,800 100.0% 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 560 365
Business, Finance & Administration 860 755
Natural & Applied Sciences 95 175
Health Occupations 225 265
Social Science, Education, Government 375 315
Art, Culture, Recreation & Sport 95 75
Sales and Service 1,185 1,380
Trades, Transportation & Equipment Operators 905 1,005
Processing, Manufacturing & Utilities 490 470
Source: Census 1991 & 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 Hamilton Township
Brighton Port Hope

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