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Labour Force Statistics, 2006 Census

 Total Population Aged 15 Years and Older by Labour Force Activity

  Peel Region Brampton Caledon Mississauga
Number Percent Number Percent Number Percent Number Percent
Total population aged 15 years or older 909,140 100.00% 332,235 100.00% 44,345 100.00% 532,560 100.00%
In the labour force 651,200 71.63% 240,985 72.53% 33,140 74.73% 377,075 70.80%
Employed 609,265 93.56% 225,080 93.40% 31,780 95.90% 352,410 93.46%
Unemployed 41,935 6.44% 15,905 6.60% 1360 4.10% 24,670 6.54%
Not in the labour force 257,945 28.37% 91,250 27.47% 11,210 25.28% 155,480 29.19%
Participation rate 71.6 N/A 72.5 N/A 74.7 N/A 70.8 N/A
Employment rate 67 N/A 67.7 N/A 71.7 N/A 66.2 N/A
Unemployment rate 6.4 N/A 6.6 N/A 4.1 N/A 6.5 N/A
Source: Statistics Canada, Census

 Total Population Aged 15-24 Years by Labour Force Activity

  Peel Region Brampton Caledon Mississauga
Number Percent Number Percent Number Percent Number Percent
Total population age 15 to 24 years 163,085 100.00% 60,375 100.00% 7,410 100.00% 95,295 100.00%
In the labour force 100,750 61.78% 37,980 62.91% 5,005 67.54% 57,765 60.62%
Employed 86,070 85.43% 32,365 85.22% 4,440 88.71% 49,260 85.28%
Unemployed 14,680 14.57% 5,605 14.76% 570 11.39% 8,505 14.72%
Not in the labour force 62,335 38.22% 22,400 37.10% 2,405 32.46% 37,530 39.38%
Participation rate 61.8 N/A 62.9 N/A 67.5 N/A 60.6 N/A
Employment rate 52.8 N/A 53.6 N/A 59.9 N/A 51.7 N/A
Unemployment rate 14.6 N/A 14.8 N/A 11.4 N/A 14.7 N/A
Source: Statistics Canada, Census

 Total Population Aged 25 Years and Older by Labour Force Activity

  Peel Region Brampton Caledon Mississauga
Number Percent Number Percent Number Percent Number Percent
Total population age 25 years or older 746,060 100.00% 271,855 100.00% 36,935 100.00% 437,265 100.00%
In the labour force 550,450 73.78% 203,010 74.68% 28,130 76.16% 319,315 73.03%
Employed 523,195 95.05% 192,710 94.93% 27,340 97.19% 303,145 94.94%
Unemployed 27,250 4.95% 10,295 5.07% 790 2.81% 16,165 5.06%
Not in the labour force 195,605 26.22% 68,850 25.33% 8,805 23.84% 117,955 26.98%
Participation rate 73.8 N/A 74.7 N/A 76.2 N/A 73 N/A
Employment rate 70.1 N/A 70.9 N/A 74 N/A 69.3 N/A
Unemployment rate 5 N/A 5.1 N/A 2.8 N/A 5.1 N/A
Source: Statistics Canada, Census

 Male Population Aged 15 Years and Older by Labour Force Activity

  Peel Region Brampton Caledon Mississauga
Number Percent Number Percent Number Percent Number Percent
Male population age 15 years or older 442,310 100.00% 162,245 100.00% 21,900 100.00% 258,155 100.00%
In the labour force 342,445 77.42% 127,430 78.54% 17,455 79.70% 197,560 76.53%
Employed 323,430 94.45% 120,685 94.71% 16,830 96.42% 185,915 94.11%
Unemployed 19,020 5.55% 6,740 5.29% 625 3.58% 11,650 5.90%
Not in the labour force 99,865 22.58% 34,820 21.46% 4,445 20.30% 60,590 23.47%
Participation rate 77.4 N/A 78.5 N/A 79.7 N/A 76.5 N/A
Employment rate 73.1 N/A 74.4 N/A 76.8 N/A 72 N/A
Unemployment rate 5.6 N/A 5.3 N/A 3.6 N/A 5.9 N/A
Source: Statistics Canada, Census

 Male Population Aged 15-24 Years by Labour Force Activity

  Peel Region Brampton Caledon Mississauga
Number Percent Number Percent Number Percent Number Percent
Male population age 15 to 24 years 84,160 100.00% 30,960 100.00% 3,860 100.00% 49,340 100.00%
In the labour force 51,570 61.28% 19,390 62.63% 2,530 65.54% 29,650 60.09%
Employed 43,910 85.15% 16,640 85.82% 2,265 89.53% 25,000 84.32%
Unemployed 7,665 14.86% 2,755 14.21% 260 10.28% 4,645 15.67%
Not in the labour force 32,585 38.72% 11,565 37.35% 1,325 34.33% 19,695 39.92%
Participation rate 61.3 N/A 62.6 N/A 65.5 N/A 60.1 N/A
Employment rate 52.2 N/A 53.7 N/A 58.7 N/A 50.7 N/A
Unemployment rate 14.9 N/A 14.2 N/A 10.3 N/A 15.7 N/A
Source: Statistics Canada, Census

 Male Population Aged 25 Years and Older by Labour Force Activity

  Peel Region Brampton Caledon Mississauga
Number Percent Number Percent Number Percent Number Percent
Male population age 25 years or older 358,150 100.00% 131,290 100.00% 18,045 100.00% 208,815 100.00%
In the labour force 290,870 81.21% 108,035 82.29% 14,925 82.71% 167,915 80.41%
Employed 279,520 96.10% 104,050 96.31% 14,565 97.59% 160,910 95.83%
Unemployed 11,355 3.90% 3,985 3.69% 360 2.41% 7,005 4.17%
Not in the labour force 67,275 18.78% 23,255 17.71% 3,120 17.29% 40,900 19.59%
Participation rate 81.2 N/A 82.3 N/A 82.7 N/A 80.4 N/A
Employment rate 78 N/A 79.3 N/A 80.7 N/A 77.1 N/A
Unemployment rate 3.9 N/A 3.7 N/A 2.4 N/A 4.2 N/A
Source: Statistics Canada, Census

 Female Population Aged 15 Years and Older by Labour Force Activity

  Peel Region Brampton Caledon Mississauga
Number Percent Number Percent Number Percent Number Percent
Female population age 15 years or older 466,835 100.00% 169,985 100.00% 22,445 100.00% 274,405 100.00%
In the labour force 308,750 66.14% 113,555 66.80% 15,680 69.86% 179,515 65.42%
Employed 285,835 92.58% 104,395 91.93% 14,945 95.31% 166,495 92.75%
Unemployed 22,915 7.42% 9,165 8.07% 735 4.69% 13,015 7.25%
Not in the labour force 158,080 33.86% 56,430 33.20% 6,760 30.12% 94,890 34.58%
Participation rate 66.1 N/A 66.8 N/A 69.9 N/A 65.4 N/A
Employment rate 61.2 N/A 61.4 N/A 66.6 N/A 60.7 N/A
Unemployment rate 7.4 N/A 8.1 N/A 4.7 N/A 7.3 N/A
Source: Statistics Canada, Census

 Female Population Aged 15-24 Years by Labour Force Activity

  Peel Region Brampton Caledon Mississauga
Number Percent Number Percent Number Percent Number Percent
Female population age 15 to 24 years 78,920 100.00% 29,415 100.00% 3,555 100.00% 45,950 100.00%
In the labour force 49,175 62.31% 18,585 63.18% 2,475 69.62% 28,115 61.19%
Employed 42,160 85.73% 15,730 84.64% 2,170 87.68% 24,260 86.29%
Unemployed 7,015 14.27% 2,850 15.33% 305 12.32% 3,860 13.73%
Not in the labour force 29,745 37.69% 10,835 36.83% 1,075 30.24% 17,840 38.82%
Participation rate 62.3 N/A 63.2 N/A 69.6 N/A 61.2 N/A
Employment rate 53.4 N/A 53.5 N/A 61 N/A 52.8 N/A
Unemployment rate 14.3 N/A 15.3 N/A 12.3 N/A 13.7 N/A
Source: Statistics Canada, Census

 Female Population Aged 25 Years and Older by Labour Force Activity

  Peel Region Brampton Caledon Mississauga
Number Percent Number Percent Number Percent Number Percent
Female population age 25 years or older 387,910 100.00% 140,570 100.00% 18,890 100.00% 228,450 100.00%
In the labour force 259,580 66.92% 94,970 67.56% 13,210 69.93% 151,395 66.27%
Employed 243,680 93.87% 88,660 93.36% 12,775 96.71% 142,235 93.95%
Unemployed 15,900 6.13% 6,310 6.64% 430 3.26% 9,160 6.05%
Not in the labour force 128,330 33.08% 45,595 32.44% 5,685 30.10% 77,055 33.73%
Participation rate 66.9 N/A 67.6 N/A 69.9 N/A 66.3 N/A
Employment rate 62.8 N/A 63.1 N/A 67.6 N/A 62.3 N/A
Unemployment rate 6.1 N/A 6.6 N/A 3.3 N/A 6.1 N/A
Source: Statistics Canada, Census

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