Census Profile, 2016 Census
Kitchener--Waterloo--Barrie [Economic region], Ontario and Ontario [Province]

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Characteristic Kitchener--Waterloo--Barrie
Ontario
[Economic region]
Ontario

[Province]
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Total Male Female Total Male Female
Percentages (unless otherwise specified)
Labour force status
Total - Population aged 15 years and over by Labour force status - 25% sample dataCensus data footnote 163 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
In the labour force ... ... ... ... ... ...
Employed ... ... ... ... ... ...
Unemployed ... ... ... ... ... ...
Not in the labour force ... ... ... ... ... ...
Participation rate 67.8 72.4 63.4 64.7 69.1 60.6
Employment rate 63.5 67.9 59.3 59.9 63.9 56.1
Unemployment rate 6.3 6.2 6.5 7.4 7.5 7.4
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 164 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
Did not workCensus data footnote 165 29.7 25.3 34.1 33.5 29.2 37.5
Worked 70.3 74.7 65.9 66.5 70.8 62.5
Worked full year, full timeCensus data footnote 166 38.4 45.1 32.0 34.8 40.2 29.7
Worked part year and/or part timeCensus data footnote 167 31.8 29.6 33.9 31.7 30.6 32.9
Average weeks worked in reference year 43.5 44.2 42.8 42.9 43.4 42.3
Class of worker
Total labour force aged 15 years and over by class of worker - 25% sample dataCensus data footnote 168 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
Class of worker - not applicableCensus data footnote 169 1.8 1.6 1.9 2.4 2.2 2.6
All classes of workersCensus data footnote 170 98.2 98.4 98.1 97.6 97.8 97.4
Employee 86.9 85.2 88.9 86.1 83.6 88.7
Self-employedCensus data footnote 171 11.3 13.2 9.2 11.5 14.2 8.7
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 172 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
Occupation - not applicableCensus data footnote 169 1.8 1.6 1.9 2.4 2.2 2.6
All occupationsCensus data footnote 170 98.2 98.4 98.1 97.6 97.8 97.4
0 Management occupations 10.9 12.9 8.7 11.1 13.1 8.9
1 Business, finance and administration occupations 13.8 7.3 21.0 15.7 9.7 22.2
2 Natural and applied sciences and related occupations 6.5 9.7 2.9 7.2 10.8 3.4
3 Health occupations 5.9 1.8 10.3 6.3 2.5 10.3
4 Occupations in education, law and social, community and government services 11.2 7.0 15.7 11.6 7.2 16.4
5 Occupations in art, culture, recreation and sport 2.5 2.1 3.0 3.2 2.8 3.5
6 Sales and service occupations 22.3 17.0 28.1 22.9 19.2 26.7
7 Trades, transport and equipment operators and related occupations 15.6 27.9 2.2 13.0 23.5 1.8
8 Natural resources, agriculture and related production occupations 2.0 2.8 1.1 1.6 2.4 0.7
9 Occupations in manufacturing and utilities 7.5 9.9 5.0 5.1 6.6 3.4
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 173 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
Industry - NAICS2012 - not applicableCensus data footnote 169 1.8 1.6 1.9 2.4 2.2 2.6
All industry categoriesCensus data footnote 170 98.2 98.4 98.1 97.6 97.8 97.4
11 Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting 1.9 2.2 1.5 1.4 1.8 1.0
21 Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction 0.2 0.3 0.1 0.5 0.8 0.1
22 Utilities 0.6 0.8 0.3 0.7 1.0 0.4
23 Construction 7.9 13.3 1.9 6.7 11.4 1.7
31-33 Manufacturing 14.2 19.5 8.4 9.6 13.1 5.8
41 Wholesale trade 4.0 5.4 2.6 3.8 4.8 2.7
44-45 Retail trade 11.2 9.7 12.7 11.0 10.0 12.1
48-49 Transportation and warehousing 4.2 5.9 2.4 4.6 6.6 2.5
51 Information and cultural industries 2.1 2.2 2.0 2.5 2.7 2.2
52 Finance and insurance 4.2 3.0 5.6 5.3 4.6 6.1
53 Real estate and rental and leasing 1.7 1.7 1.8 2.0 2.1 1.9
54 Professional, scientific and technical services 6.3 6.5 6.1 8.0 8.6 7.3
55 Management of companies and enterprises 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.2 0.1 0.2
56 Administrative and support, waste management and remediation services 4.5 4.8 4.1 4.7 5.2 4.3
61 Educational services 7.8 4.7 11.2 7.4 4.4 10.6
62 Health care and social assistance 9.9 2.8 17.7 10.6 3.6 18.0
71 Arts, entertainment and recreation 2.1 2.0 2.2 2.1 2.0 2.1
72 Accommodation and food services 6.6 4.7 8.6 6.7 5.5 8.0
81 Other services (except public administration) 3.9 3.7 4.2 4.2 3.6 4.7
91 Public administration 4.8 5.0 4.5 5.8 5.9 5.8
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 174 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
Worked at home 7.5 6.9 8.2 7.3 7.1 7.4
Worked outside Canada 0.3 0.4 0.2 0.6 0.8 0.4
No fixed workplace address 11.2 16.0 5.9 11.1 15.7 6.3
Worked at usual place 80.9 76.6 85.6 81.0 76.4 85.9

Source

Source: Statistics Canada, 2016 Census of Population.

How to cite

How to cite: Statistics Canada. 2017. Kitchener--Waterloo--Barrie [Economic region], Ontario and Ontario [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 September 18, 2021).

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