Census Profile, 2016 Census
Essex, County [Census division], Ontario and Saskatchewan [Province]

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The table shows total, male and female data grouped by geography (appearing as column headers) for selected characteristics (appearing as row headers).
Characteristic Essex, CTY
Ontario
[Census division]
Saskatchewan

[Province]
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Total Male Female Total Male Female
Counts (unless otherwise specified)
Labour force status
Total - Population aged 15 years and over by Labour force status - 25% sample dataCensus data footnote 163 324,330 158,165 166,160 857,295 424,260 433,035
In the labour force 195,090 101,860 93,230 585,540 311,110 274,430
Employed 180,800 94,415 86,380 544,095 286,330 257,760
Unemployed 14,290 7,445 6,845 41,445 24,775 16,665
Not in the labour force 129,240 56,305 72,935 271,760 113,155 158,605
Participation rate 60.2 64.4 56.1 68.3 73.3 63.4
Employment rate 55.7 59.7 52.0 63.5 67.5 59.5
Unemployment rate 7.3 7.3 7.3 7.1 8.0 6.1
Work activity during the reference year
Total population aged 15 years and over by work activity during the reference year - 25% sample dataCensus data footnote 164 324,330 158,165 166,160 857,295 424,260 433,030
Did not workCensus data footnote 165 124,930 54,050 70,880 242,835 100,140 142,695
Worked 199,400 104,115 95,280 614,460 324,130 290,335
Worked full year, full timeCensus data footnote 166 102,740 59,260 43,485 313,945 180,260 133,690
Worked part year and/or part timeCensus data footnote 167 96,660 44,860 51,800 300,515 143,870 156,650
Average weeks worked in reference year 43.2 43.5 42.7 42.6 43.1 41.9
Class of worker
Total labour force aged 15 years and over by class of worker - 25% sample dataCensus data footnote 168 195,090 101,860 93,230 585,535 311,110 274,425
Class of worker - not applicableCensus data footnote 169 5,410 2,540 2,870 10,230 5,205 5,020
All classes of workersCensus data footnote 170 189,675 99,320 90,360 575,310 305,900 269,405
Employee 172,290 88,150 84,145 490,180 250,460 239,710
Self-employedCensus data footnote 171 17,385 11,170 6,215 85,130 55,440 29,695
Occupation - National Occupational Classification (NOC) 2016
Total labour force population aged 15 years and over by occupation - National Occupational Classification (NOC) 2016 - 25% sample dataCensus data footnote 172 195,090 101,860 93,230 585,535 311,105 274,430
Occupation - not applicableCensus data footnote 169 5,415 2,540 2,870 10,225 5,205 5,020
All occupationsCensus data footnote 170 189,680 99,320 90,360 575,310 305,905 269,410
0 Management occupations 16,460 10,350 6,110 81,060 54,030 27,035
1 Business, finance and administration occupations 24,525 6,975 17,555 80,640 20,280 60,355
2 Natural and applied sciences and related occupations 11,480 9,495 1,985 28,325 21,685 6,640
3 Health occupations 15,255 2,745 12,505 41,675 6,510 35,170
4 Occupations in education, law and social, community and government services 19,215 5,980 13,235 64,685 19,715 44,970
5 Occupations in art, culture, recreation and sport 3,620 1,515 2,105 10,760 4,025 6,735
6 Sales and service occupations 44,590 17,425 27,160 124,090 50,165 73,920
7 Trades, transport and equipment operators and related occupations 29,820 27,860 1,960 99,755 93,540 6,215
8 Natural resources, agriculture and related production occupations 4,065 2,860 1,210 28,155 22,590 5,565
9 Occupations in manufacturing and utilities 20,645 14,115 6,530 16,165 13,370 2,800
Industry - North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) 2012
Total labour force population aged 15 years and over by Industry - North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) 2012 - 25% sample dataCensus data footnote 173 195,090 101,860 93,230 585,540 311,105 274,430
Industry - NAICS2012 - not applicableCensus data footnote 169 5,410 2,540 2,875 10,225 5,200 5,020
All industry categoriesCensus data footnote 170 189,675 99,320 90,355 575,310 305,905 269,410
11 Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting 5,250 3,175 2,075 51,255 36,820 14,440
21 Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction 460 430 30 23,070 20,040 3,025
22 Utilities 1,010 750 260 5,395 3,780 1,610
23 Construction 10,800 9,550 1,250 49,310 43,460 5,850
31-33 Manufacturing 38,355 28,490 9,860 26,710 21,000 5,710
41 Wholesale trade 5,390 3,595 1,790 20,480 15,325 5,155
44-45 Retail trade 20,275 8,870 11,405 63,360 30,185 33,180
48-49 Transportation and warehousing 8,470 6,210 2,260 24,755 19,385 5,370
51 Information and cultural industries 2,040 1,105 935 10,005 5,055 4,950
52 Finance and insurance 5,960 2,005 3,950 20,155 6,495 13,655
53 Real estate and rental and leasing 2,450 1,375 1,075 7,650 4,425 3,220
54 Professional, scientific and technical services 9,215 5,315 3,900 25,250 12,985 12,265
55 Management of companies and enterprises 135 80 55 1,340 680 660
56 Administrative and support, waste management and remediation services 8,420 4,950 3,470 16,395 9,660 6,735
61 Educational services 13,815 4,205 9,610 45,360 13,670 31,690
62 Health care and social assistance 23,440 3,795 19,645 72,625 11,285 61,335
71 Arts, entertainment and recreation 5,010 2,445 2,565 10,545 5,120 5,425
72 Accommodation and food services 14,285 5,435 8,850 37,785 14,295 23,490
81 Other services (except public administration) 7,775 3,745 4,030 25,680 12,590 13,090
91 Public administration 7,135 3,800 3,340 38,180 19,640 18,535
Place of work status
Total - Place of work status for the employed labour force aged 15 years and over in private households - 25% sample dataCensus data footnote 174 180,800 94,415 86,385 544,095 286,330 257,760
Worked at home 8,030 4,070 3,960 59,385 34,110 25,275
Worked outside Canada 6,695 4,235 2,460 840 550 295
No fixed workplace address 16,625 11,965 4,665 68,510 54,860 13,650
Worked at usual place 149,440 74,145 75,300 415,355 196,815 218,545

Source

Source: Statistics Canada, 2016 Census of Population.

How to cite

How to cite: Statistics Canada. 2017. Essex, CTY [Census division], Ontario and Saskatchewan [Province] (table). Census Profile. 2016 Census. Statistics Canada Catalogue no. 98-316-X2016001. Ottawa. Released November 29, 2017.
https://www12.statcan.gc.ca/census-recensement/2016/dp-pd/prof/index.cfm?Lang=E (accessed May 27, 2020).

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