Focus on Geography Series, 2016 Census

St. John's, (CMA) - Newfoundland and Labrador

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Employed labour force by main mode of commuting, Canada, 2016

Main mode of commuting St. John's Newfoundland and Labrador Canada
Number Percentage Number Percentage Number Percentage
Total employed labour force with a usual place of work or no fixed workplace address 97,915 100.0 206,090 100.0 15,878,940 100.0
Car, truck, van – as a driver 79,625 81.3 167,400 81.2 11,748,095 74.0
Car, truck, van – as a passenger 8,455 8.6 16,255 7.9 868,920 5.5
Public transit 3,045 3.1 5,185 2.5 1,968,220 12.4
Walked 4,505 4.6 10,005 4.9 877,985 5.5
Bicycle 195 0.2 310 0.2 222,130 1.4
Other method 2,090 2.1 6,925 3.4 193,590 1.2

Average commuting duration for the employed labour force, Canada, 2016

Average commuting duration for the employed labour force with a usual place of work or no fixed workplace address St. John's Newfoundland and Labrador Canada
Average in minutes 19.3 20.5 26.2

Employed labour force by time leaving for work, Canada, 2016

Time leaving for work St. John's Newfoundland and Labrador Canada
Number Percentage Number Percentage Number Percentage
Total employed labour force with a usual place of work or no fixed workplace address 97,920 100.0 206,090 100.0 15,878,940 100.0
Between 5 a.m. and 5:59 a.m. 3,760 3.8 11,825 5.7 1,073,685 6.8
Between 6 a.m. and 6:59 a.m. 9,840 10.0 25,560 12.4 2,814,750 17.7
Between 7 a.m. and 7:59 a.m. 32,610 33.3 64,365 31.2 4,458,830 28.1
Between 8 a.m. and 8:59 a.m. 28,945 29.6 54,785 26.6 3,349,975 21.1
Between 9 a.m. and 11:59 a.m. 8,665 8.8 19,175 9.3 1,756,265 11.1
Between 12 p.m. and 4:59 a.m. 14,105 14.4 30,390 14.7 2,425,435 15.3

Employed labour force by place of work status, Canada, 2016

Place of work status St. John's Newfoundland and Labrador Canada
Number Percentage Number Percentage Number Percentage
Total employed labour force 103,000 100.0 216,705 100.0 17,230,035 100.0
Worked at home 4,645 4.5 9,965 4.6 1,272,285 7.4
Worked outside Canada 440 0.4 645 0.3 78,815 0.5
No fixed workplace address 10,215 9.9 26,130 12.1 1,987,265 11.5
Usual place of work 87,705 85.2 179,955 83.0 13,891,680 80.6

Symbols:

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incompletely enumerated Indian reserve or Indian settlement
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revised
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use with caution

Source:

Statistics Canada. 2017. Focus on Geography Series, 2016 Census. Statistics Canada Catalogue no. 98-404-X2016001. Ottawa, Ontario. Data products, 2016 Census.

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