Census Profile, 2016 Census
Ottawa, City [Census subdivision], Ontario and Canada [Country]

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Characteristic Ottawa, CV
Ontario
[Census subdivision]
Canada

[Country]
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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 163 761,420 367,450 393,970 28,643,020 13,990,430 14,652,585
In the labour force 513,655 261,410 252,245 18,672,475 9,731,830 8,940,645
Employed 476,540 241,720 234,820 17,230,040 8,923,540 8,306,490
Unemployed 37,120 19,695 17,420 1,442,435 808,285 634,150
Not in the labour force 247,765 106,035 141,725 9,970,545 4,258,605 5,711,945
Participation rate 67.5 71.1 64.0 65.2 69.6 61.0
Employment rate 62.6 65.8 59.6 60.2 63.8 56.7
Unemployment rate 7.2 7.5 6.9 7.7 8.3 7.1
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 164 761,420 367,445 393,975 28,643,020 13,990,430 14,652,580
Did not workCensus data footnote 165 235,435 100,705 134,730 9,282,005 3,930,570 5,351,440
Worked 525,985 266,745 259,240 19,361,010 10,059,865 9,301,150
Worked full year, full timeCensus data footnote 166 286,235 155,245 130,990 9,626,010 5,402,110 4,223,895
Worked part year and/or part timeCensus data footnote 167 239,750 111,495 128,255 9,735,005 4,657,755 5,077,245
Average weeks worked in reference year 43.3 43.7 42.8 42.4 42.9 42.0
Class of worker
Total labour force aged 15 years and over by class of worker - 25% sample dataCensus data footnote 168 513,660 261,415 252,245 18,672,470 9,731,825 8,940,640
Class of worker - not applicableCensus data footnote 169 12,570 6,260 6,310 404,350 197,705 206,640
All classes of workersCensus data footnote 170 501,090 255,155 245,940 18,268,125 9,534,120 8,734,000
Employee 450,125 224,585 225,540 16,073,685 8,158,745 7,914,940
Self-employedCensus data footnote 171 50,965 30,565 20,395 2,194,440 1,375,380 819,060
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 172 513,660 261,410 252,245 18,672,470 9,731,830 8,940,645
Occupation - not applicableCensus data footnote 169 12,570 6,265 6,305 404,350 197,710 206,640
All occupationsCensus data footnote 170 501,090 255,150 245,935 18,268,120 9,534,120 8,734,005
0 Management occupations 60,330 36,340 23,985 2,013,370 1,251,165 762,205
1 Business, finance and administration occupations 91,300 30,990 60,305 2,874,305 862,870 2,011,440
2 Natural and applied sciences and related occupations 61,740 46,610 15,130 1,273,660 990,560 283,105
3 Health occupations 32,885 7,690 25,195 1,245,885 244,730 1,001,155
4 Occupations in education, law and social, community and government services 81,805 29,970 51,835 2,138,445 672,945 1,465,495
5 Occupations in art, culture, recreation and sport 19,320 8,515 10,805 557,275 255,705 301,570
6 Sales and service occupations 107,655 53,245 54,410 4,265,895 1,843,510 2,422,390
7 Trades, transport and equipment operators and related occupations 36,775 34,705 2,065 2,668,875 2,504,290 164,585
8 Natural resources, agriculture and related production occupations 4,345 3,575 775 416,135 331,920 84,215
9 Occupations in manufacturing and utilities 4,940 3,505 1,430 814,285 576,435 237,845
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 173 513,660 261,415 252,245 18,672,475 9,731,830 8,940,640
Industry - NAICS2012 - not applicableCensus data footnote 169 12,570 6,260 6,310 404,350 197,710 206,640
All industry categoriesCensus data footnote 170 501,090 255,155 245,935 18,268,125 9,534,120 8,734,000
11 Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting 2,240 1,395 845 444,680 310,000 134,675
21 Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction 490 425 65 271,300 219,880 51,420
22 Utilities 1,285 935 350 136,350 100,135 36,210
23 Construction 23,130 20,065 3,065 1,365,010 1,196,550 168,455
31-33 Manufacturing 15,670 11,005 4,670 1,596,570 1,149,745 446,820
41 Wholesale trade 11,895 8,605 3,285 665,685 451,230 214,455
44-45 Retail trade 52,590 26,900 25,690 2,110,200 984,090 1,126,115
48-49 Transportation and warehousing 14,445 10,805 3,645 876,050 656,375 219,670
51 Information and cultural industries 13,980 8,760 5,220 420,350 243,650 176,705
52 Finance and insurance 16,545 7,720 8,825 790,580 327,865 462,715
53 Real estate and rental and leasing 9,155 4,985 4,165 333,305 184,350 148,955
54 Professional, scientific and technical services 51,970 31,780 20,185 1,335,125 740,520 594,605
55 Management of companies and enterprises 410 155 250 28,795 12,795 16,000
56 Administrative and support, waste management and remediation services 21,845 13,310 8,540 802,420 462,825 339,590
61 Educational services 40,890 13,845 27,045 1,346,585 420,845 925,735
62 Health care and social assistance 54,620 11,735 42,880 2,138,025 383,755 1,754,270
71 Arts, entertainment and recreation 10,005 4,850 5,155 379,740 192,875 186,865
72 Accommodation and food services 33,720 16,905 16,810 1,283,725 535,210 748,515
81 Other services (except public administration) 20,860 8,330 12,530 814,695 371,880 442,815
91 Public administration 105,355 52,655 52,700 1,128,945 589,530 539,405
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 174 476,540 241,720 234,820 17,230,035 8,923,540 8,306,495
Worked at home 34,565 17,295 17,270 1,272,285 639,500 632,785
Worked outside Canada 2,130 1,470 660 78,815 54,235 24,580
No fixed workplace address 39,375 27,920 11,450 1,987,260 1,487,445 499,820
Worked at usual place 400,475 195,035 205,440 13,891,675 6,742,360 7,149,315

Source

Source: Statistics Canada, 2016 Census of Population.

How to cite

How to cite: Statistics Canada. 2017. Ottawa, CV [Census subdivision], Ontario and Canada [Country] (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 January 19, 2022).

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