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Labour Market Data

Labour Force Characteristics
St. Catharines-Niagara CMA

  February 2015

 Seasonally Unadjusted

St. Catharines-Niagara CMA


Unemployment Rate



Employment Rate



Participation Rate



 Seasonally Adjusted

St. Catharines-Niagara CMA


Unemployment Rate



Employment Rate



Participation Rate





Population 15 and over. Seasonally Unadjusted and Adjusted, by census metropolitan area (3 month moving average) and by Province (Monthly)

Statistics Canada, CANSIM,
table 282-0135, and Catalogue no. 71-001-XIE

Last modified: 2014-11-07

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Niagara Labour Market Plan Update - May 2011
Examining Niagara's Labour Force Through the Creative Class Lens
Niagara 3D: Dynamics, Diversity and Density
Policy Briefs:
Jobs in Niagara
Changing Nature of Manufacturing in Niagara 
Changing Economic Structure of Niagara

2010 Report to the Community

Annual Report on Niagara Labour Market Plan Activities


How did we do? We invite your feedback on all publications produced by Niagara Workforce Planning Board!

External Reports

Living In Niagara Report - 2011
US Manufacturing Jobs: Where Companies are hiring- November 2011

Working Together to Build a Better Labour Market Information System for Canada, Final Report - May 2009

King Report 2009 - Who Doesn't Go To Post-Secondary Education?

Workplace Skills - National Occupation Classification ~ Job Descriptions:
An Employer's Handbook

Niagara 2031 - Regional Municipality of Niagara: Growth Management Strategy

Niagara Region Council Business Plan 2007-2011
Counting Women In: A Toolkit for Rural Action on Poverty - 2009

Next Cities: The Top Canadian Hotspots for Young, Talented Workers 2009-10

Canada’s Training Ground: SMEs' $18 Billion Investment in the Nation's Workforce
Construction Looking Forward: An Assessment of Construction Labour Markets from 2009 to 2017
The St. Catharines-Thorold Prosperity Council: Paths to Prosperity - 2009
Niagara's Economic Growth Strategy 2009-2102
Poverty in Niagara Video - 2009

Update on Poverty Report - Recommendations - February 2008

Legacy of Poverty Report - Region of Niagara - June 2007

Introduction to the Apprentice Bound Project
Apprentice Bound: EARAT Family Inventories
Apprentice Bound: EARAT Manuals by Trade
The Potential Contribution of Aboriginal Canadians to Labour Force Employment, Productivity and Output Growth in Canada - 2001-2017- November 2007
Indicators of Labour Market Conditions in Canada - November 2007
Developing Skills Through Partnerships: Symposium Report - 2007
Homeless Employment Access - Niagara Region - 2006

Too Many Left Behind: Canada's Adult Education & Training
System - June 2006

Building Tomorrow's Workforce: Discussion Paper

Resource Links

Conference Board of Canada   
Human Resources and Skills Development Canada
Labour Market Information - Government of Canada   

Labour Market Monitor - Service Canda

Martin Prosperity Institute
National Research Council Canada
Ontario Monthly Labour Market Reports
Statistics Canada
The Alliance of Sector Councils (TASC)

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