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  • Table 18   Labour force characteristics, by sex
  • Table 19   Average weekly earnings, by industry
  • Table 20   Employment, by industry

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Table 18 Labour force characteristics, by sex
Table summary
This table displays the results of table 18 labour force characteristics 1992, 2002 and 2012, calculated using thousands and % units of measure (appearing as column headers).
  1992 2002 2012
  thousands
Labour force 14,336 16,569 18,876
Males 7,911 8,908 9,950
Females 6,425 7,661 8,926
Employed 12,731 15,298 17,508
Males 6,961 8,183 9,188
Females 5,770 7,115 8,320
Unemployed 1,605 1,271 1,368
Males 950 725 762
Females 655 546 606
  %
Unemployment rate 11.2 7.7 7.2
Males 12.0 8.1 7.7
Females 10.2 7.1 6.8
Participation rate 65.7 66.8 66.7
Males 73.9 73.0 71.3
Females 57.8 60.9 62.2
Employment rate 58.3 61.7 61.8
Males 65.0 67.1 65.8
Females 51.9 56.5 57.9

 

Table 19 Average weekly earnings, by industry
Table summary
This table displays the results of table 19 average weekly earnings 2002, 2007 and 2012, calculated using $ current units of measure (appearing as column headers).
  2002 2007 2012
  $ current
Total employees, all industries 650.02 750.83 866.62
Goods-producing industries 756.53 881.56 1,021.87
Agriculture 432.70 502.31 621.35
Forestry, fishing, mining, quarrying, oil and gas 989.46 1,185.64 1,451.85
Utilities 1,003.51 1,163.90 1,326.57
Construction 768.70 884.75 1,039.43
Manufacturing 731.86 838.99 933.90
Services-producing industries 614.21 711.81 823.92
Trade 477.20 547.85 623.79
Transportation and warehousing 724.61 820.44 918.76
Finance, insurance, real estate and leasing 731.81 842.79 985.35
Professional, scientific and technical services 855.75 1,000.96 1,139.62
Business, building and other support services 479.21 563.59 656.66
Educational services 759.98 861.10 1,013.55
Health care and social assistance 617.75 723.75 829.34
Information, culture and recreation 618.47 724.65 789.45
Accommodation and food services 303.58 358.92 417.74
Public administration 860.81 1,006.10 1,168.76
Other services 533.36 626.33 723.29

 

Table 20 Employment, by industry
Table summary
This table displays the results of table 20 employment 2002, 2007 and 2012, calculated using thousands units of measure (appearing as column headers).
  2002 2007 2012
  thousands
All industries 15,297.9 16,805.6 17,507.7
Goods-producing industries 3,878.4 3,975.7 3,872.0
Agriculture 325.7 335.0 309.2
Forestry, fishing, mining, quarrying, oil and gas 270.7 341.7 369.1
Utilities 130.3 137.7 140.7
Construction 860.7 1,130.5 1,267.5
Manufacturing 2,291.0 2,030.9 1,785.5
Services-producing industries 11,419.5 12,829.9 13,635.7
Trade 2,389.7 2,673.3 2,643.8
Transportation and warehousing 759.0 819.7 849.4
Finance, insurance, real estate and leasing 900.5 1,055.8 1,093.2
Professional, scientific and technical services 981.4 1,129.9 1,299.3
Business, building and other support services 585.7 699.0 690.5
Educational services 1,003.6 1,179.8 1,287.7
Health care and social assistance 1,613.2 1,835.4 2,128.0
Information, culture and recreation 713.1 776.3 790.4
Accommodation and food services 987.6 1,073.8 1,102.4
Public administration 794.7 865.1 955.9
Other services 691.0 721.8 795.3

 

 


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Chart 11 Unemployment rate

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