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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: 28 April, 2017
Characteristic (2016 unless noted) Value

Source: Manifold Data Mining Inc.

Labour Force Characteristics

Total population, aged 15 years and older 50,467
In the labour force 36,781
Employed 34,612
Unemployed 2,169
Not in the labour force 13,686
Participation rate (%) 72.88
Employment rate (%) 68.58
Unemployment rate (%) 5.9

Labour Force by Industry

Total labour force aged 15 and over 36,781
Industry - not applicable 631
All industries 36,150
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting 65
Mining and oil and gas extraction 65
Utilities 237
Construction 2,141
Manufacturing 2,935
Wholesale trade 2,521
Retail trade 4,053
Transportation and warehousing 848
Information and cultural industries 1,287
Finance and insurance 2,743
Real estate and rental and leasing 859
Professional, scientific and technical services 4,042
Management of companies and enterprises 29
Administrative and support, waste management and remediation services 1,793
Educational services 3,360
Health care and social assistance 2,932
Arts, entertainment and recreation 1,035
Accommodation and food services 1,790
Other services (except public administration) 1,431
Public administration 1,984

Labour Force by Occupation

Total labour force 15 years and over by occupation 36,781
Occupation - Not applicable 631
All occupations 36,150
0 Management occupations 6,193
1 Business, finance and administration occupations 6,673
2 Natural and applied sciences and related occupations 3,053
3 Health occupations 1,596
4 Occupations in education, law and social, community and government services 4,660
5 Occupations in art, culture, recreation and sport 1,402
6 Sales and service occupations 8,359
7 Trades, transport and equipment operators and related occupations 2,811
8 Natural resources, agriculture and related production occupations 624
9 Occupations in manufacturing and utilities 779

Employment Income (2016) 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 ($) 63,484
Average employment income ($) 90,675
Male aged 15 years and over: Worked full year, full time 10,599
Male aged 15 years and over: Median employment income ($) 74,022
Male aged 15 years and over: Average employment income ($) 107,052
Female aged 15 years and over: Worked full year, full time 8,709
Female aged 15 years and over: Median employment income ($) 52,217
Female aged 15 years and over: Average employment income ($) 67,684

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