Data tables, 2016 Census

Labour Force Status (8), Mobility Status - Place of Residence 5 Years Ago (9), Highest Certificate, Diploma or Degree (7), Occupation - National Occupational Classification (NOC) 2016 (13A), Occupation - National Occupational Classification (NOC) 2016 - Skill-level Category (8A), Age (9) and Sex (3) for the Population Aged 15 Years and Over in Private Households of Canada, Provinces and Territories, Census Metropolitan Areas and Census Agglomerations, 2016 Census - 25% Sample Data

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This table details labour force status , mobility status - place of residence 5 years ago , highest certificate, diploma or degree , occupation - national occupational classification 2016 , occupation - national occupational classification 2016 - skill-level category , age and sex for the population aged 15 years and over in private households in British Columbia / Colombie-Britannique
Data quality
Occupation - National Occupational Classification (NOC) 2016 (13A) Labour force status (8)
Total - Labour force statusFootnote 3 In the labour force Employed Unemployed Not in the labour force Participation rate Employment rate Unemployment rate
Total - Occupation - National Occupational Classification (NOC) 2016Footnote 4 3,870,375 2,471,665 2,305,690 165,975 1,398,710 63.9 59.6 6.7
Occupation - not applicableFootnote 5 1,199,680 43,805 0 43,805 1,155,870 3.7 0 100.0
All occupationsFootnote 6 2,670,700 2,427,865 2,305,690 122,170 242,835 90.9 86.3 5.0
0 Management occupations 292,140 274,995 268,160 6,840 17,140 94.1 91.8 2.5
1 Business, finance and administration occupations 406,555 368,940 354,660 14,280 37,615 90.7 87.2 3.9
2 Natural and applied sciences and related occupations 172,735 161,520 154,525 6,995 11,215 93.5 89.5 4.3
3 Health occupations 174,130 162,870 158,985 3,885 11,260 93.5 91.3 2.4
4 Occupations in education, law and social, community and government services 295,275 269,250 260,405 8,845 26,020 91.2 88.2 3.3
5 Occupations in art, culture, recreation and sport 107,190 93,100 87,385 5,715 14,085 86.9 81.5 6.1
6 Sales and service occupations 672,610 595,225 561,800 33,425 77,380 88.5 83.5 5.6
7 Trades, transport and equipment operators and related occupations 390,645 360,975 334,435 26,535 29,670 92.4 85.6 7.4
8 Natural resources, agriculture and related production occupations 75,130 64,235 53,915 10,320 10,895 85.5 71.8 16.1
9 Occupations in manufacturing and utilities 84,290 76,750 71,425 5,325 7,545 91.1 84.7 6.9

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Footnote(s)

Footnote 1

Users are advised to consult data quality comments for 'Highest certificate, diploma or degree,' available in the Education Reference Guide, Census of Population, 2016, Catalogue no. 98-500-X2016013.

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Footnote 2

Refers to the kind of work performed by persons aged 15 years and over as determined by their kind of work and the description of the main activities in their job. The occupation data are produced according to the NOC 2016.

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Footnote 3

Refers to whether a person aged 15 years and over was employed, unemployed or not in the labour force during the week of Sunday, May 1 to Saturday, May 7, 2016.


Early enumeration was conducted in remote, isolated parts of the provinces and territories. When enumeration has taken place before May 2016, the reference date used is the date on which the household was enumerated.


In the past, this variable was called Labour force activity.

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Footnote 4

Refers to the kind of work performed by persons aged 15 years and over as determined by their kind of work and the description of the main activities in their job. The occupation data are produced according to the NOC 2016.

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Footnote 5

Includes persons aged 15 years and over who never worked for pay or self-employment, or last worked for pay or self-employment prior to 2015.

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Footnote 6

Includes persons aged 15 years and over who have worked at some point in time between January 2015 and May 2016.

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Source: Statistics Canada, 2016 Census of Population, Statistics Canada Catalogue no. 98-400-X2016288.

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