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Aurora, Ontario
Town of Aurora, Ontario
Labour Force
A labour force of over two million people currently resides within a one hour's drive of Aurora. The Town has a well-educated and highly-skilled labour force that is predominately comprised of commerce, management, business administration, engineering and applied sciences, personal services and technologie experts.
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Aurora Labour Force

Data Last Updated: 22 September, 2017
Characteristic (2017 unless noted) Value

Source: Manifold Data Mining Inc.

Labour Force Characteristics

Total population, aged 15 years and older 48,447
In the labour force 35,436
Employed 33,145
Unemployed 2,291
Not in the labour force 13,011
Participation rate (%) 73.14
Employment rate (%) 68.41
Unemployment rate (%) 6.47

Labour Force by Industry

Total labour force aged 15 and over 35,436
Industry - not applicable 637
All industries 34,799
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting 63
Mining and oil and gas extraction 68
Utilities 230
Construction 2,062
Manufacturing 2,845
Wholesale trade 2,451
Retail trade 3,871
Transportation and warehousing 831
Information and cultural industries 1,261
Finance and insurance 2,709
Real estate and rental and leasing 818
Professional, scientific and technical services 3,887
Management of companies and enterprises 27
Administrative and support, waste management and remediation services 1,702
Educational services 3,224
Health care and social assistance 2,825
Arts, entertainment and recreation 949
Accommodation and food services 1,705
Other services (except public administration) 1,371
Public administration 1,900

Labour Force by Occupation

Total labour force 15 years and over by occupation 35,436
Occupation - Not applicable 637
All occupations 34,799
0 Management occupations 5,942
1 Business, finance and administration occupations 6,500
2 Natural and applied sciences and related occupations 3,062
3 Health occupations 1,518
4 Occupations in education, law and social, community and government services 4,459
5 Occupations in art, culture, recreation and sport 1,323
6 Sales and service occupations 7,950
7 Trades, transport and equipment operators and related occupations 2,707
8 Natural resources, agriculture and related production occupations 579
9 Occupations in manufacturing and utilities 758

Employment Income (2017) for Persons 15 Years of Age and Over

Population aged 15 years and over who worked full year, full time and with employment income 19,308
Median employment income ($) 63,564
Average employment income ($) 92,476
Male aged 15 years and over: Worked full year, full time 10,587
Male aged 15 years and over: Median employment income ($) 74,195
Male aged 15 years and over: Average employment income ($) 109,184
Female aged 15 years and over: Worked full year, full time 8,721
Female aged 15 years and over: Median employment income ($) 52,339
Female aged 15 years and over: Average employment income ($) 69,064

Labour Force by Place of Work

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Notes: Commuting Flow - Employed Labour Force Aged 15 Years and Over Having a Usual Place of Work, for Census Subdivisions, Flows Greater than or Equal to 20. Source: 2011 National Household Survey.

Town of Aurora