Economically Active

Employed and unemployed population: 1999

SubjectTotalMaleFemale
Total Population 50,840 26,026 24,814
Working Age Population (15 years & over) 28,698 14,595 14,103
Percentage of Total Population 56.4 56.1 56.8
Economically Active Population 14,677 9,679 4,998
Percentage of Working Population 51.1 66.3 35.4
Employed Population 10,141 7,008 3,133
Unemployed Population 4,536 2,671 1,865
Unemployment Rate 30.9 27.6 37.3

Source: 1999 Census of Population and Housing, EPPSO

 

Employed and unemployed population: 1988

SubjectTotalMaleFemale
Total Population 43,380 22,181 21,199
Working Age Population (15 years & over) 21,244 10,819 10,425
Percentage of Total Population 49 48.8 49.2
Economically Active Population 11,488 8,353 3,135
Percentage of Working Population 54.1 77.2 30.1
Employed Population 10,056 7,335 2,721
Unemployed Population 1,432 1,018 414
Unemployment Rate 12.5 12.2 13.2

Source: 1988 Census of Population and Housing, EPPSO

 

Employed and unemployed population: 1980

SubjectTotalMaleFemale
Total Population 30,873 15,851 15,022
Working Age Population (15 years & over) 15,294 7,696 7,598
Percentage of Total Population 49.5 48.6 50.6
Economically Active Population 7,309 5,042 2,267
Percentage of Working Population 47.8 65.5 29.8
Employed Population 6,598 4,587 2,011
Unemployed Population 711 455 256
Unemployment Rate 9.7 9 11.3

Source: 1980 Census of Population, US Bureau of Census and EPPSO

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