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Work/Labour Force
 
Employment By Place Of Residence (Richmond County, Isle Madame area)

Occupation

Number Employed

Percent Of Workforce

 

Total

1,200 

100 

 

Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry

65 

5.4 

 

Mining

0.0 

 

Construction

45 

3.8 

 

Manufacturing

235 

19.6 

 

Transportation

75 

6.3 

 

Wholesale

30 

2.5 

 

Retail

180 

15.0 

 

Finance

45 

3.8 

 

Service

435 

36.3 

 

Public Administration

75 

6.3 

Nova Scotia Worker's Compensation Ratebook: http://www.wcb.ns.ca/ratebooks/ratebook2004/
 
Source: Nova Scotia Workers Compensation Board


Commute

Work-In

Reside-In

Total

Percentage Of Workforce

 

Richmond, Subd. C 

Richmond, Subd. C 

625 

93.3 

 

Richmond, Subd. C 

Richmond, Subd. A 

45 

6.7 

Source: Statistics Canada, Census of Canada 2001


Residents Working Outside The County

County

Number

Percent

 

Richmond 

825 

33.3 

Source: 2001 Census of Canada


Labour Force Participation Rate

Region

1995

1996

1997

1998

1999

2000

2001

2002

2003

 

Cape Breton 

52.7 

51.5 

52.0 

53.0 

51.8 

51.7 

54.0 

53.2 

52.5 

 

Nova Scotia 

59.6 

59.5 

59.9 

60.7 

61.0 

61.7 

62.4 

62.8 

63.2 

Source: Statistics Canada, Labour Force Survey (courtesy of Human Resources Development Canada)


Resident Employment By Occupation (thousands)

Region

Employment Categories

1995

1996

1997

1998

1999

2000

2001

2002

2003

 

Cape Breton 

Management Occupations 

4.9 

4.4 

3.9 

4.7 

4.0 

52.4 

4.7 

3.6 

2.8 

 

Cape Breton 

Business, Finance and Administrative Occupations 

7.9 

7.0 

7.2 

8.4 

7.6 

7.2 

7.4 

8.7 

8.6 

 

Cape Breton 

Natural and Applied Sciences and Related Occupations 

1.9 

1.4 

1.6 

1.7 

2.3 

1.7 

1.6 

2.6 

3.0 

 

Cape Breton 

Health Occupations 

3.8 

3.4 

3.3 

3.7 

4.1 

4.3 

4.7 

3.9 

4.7 

 

Cape Breton 

Occupations in Social Science, Education, Government Service and Religion 

2.9 

3.5 

3.9 

4.2 

4.6 

4.1 

4.2 

4.8 

3.7 

 

Cape Breton 

Occupations in Art, Culture, Recreation and Sport 

0.7 

1.4 

1.1 

0.8 

1.2 

1.1 

1.1 

1.1 

1.3 

 

Cape Breton 

Sales and Service Occupations 

15.6 

15.6 

15.5 

15.5 

15.5 

17.3 

18.2 

17.4 

17.1 

 

Cape Breton 

Trades, Transport and Equipment Operators and Related Occupations 

9.2 

7.4 

9.8 

9.5 

7.7 

8.5 

8.2 

8.7 

6.7 

 

Cape Breton 

Occupations Unique to Primary Industry 

3.4 

3.4 

2.7 

2.6 

3.0 

2.2 

2.6 

1.2 

2.1 

 

Cape Breton 

Occupations Unique to Processing, Manufacturing and Utilities 

2.4 

2.2 

2.9 

2.7 

2.7 

2.5 

1.8 

2.5 

2.8 

Source: Statistics Canada, Labour Force Survey (courtesy of Human Resources Development Canada)

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