Manitoba Labour Market Information (LMI) by Region:

Labour Force Characteristics - Tables


Table 1: Labour Force Characteristics (000’s)

2016 by Manitoba Economic Regions

  Manitoba Southeast Central Southwest Winnipeg Interlake Parklands & North
Population (Age 15+) 999.0 91.0 85.4 88.5 603.1 75.5 55.4
Labour force 674.9 63.2 56.2 57.4 411.2 49.2 37.8
Employment 633.6 60.2 53.9 54.1 383.4 45.9 36.0
Full-time employment 510.5 48.0 43.0 44.6 308.1 37.4 29.4
Part-time employment 123.1 12.2 10.9 9.5 75.3 8.6 6.7
Unemployment 41.4 3.0 2.3 3.3 27.8 3.3 1.7
Not in labour force 324.1 27.9 29.2 31.0 192.0 26.3 17.7
Unemployment rate (%) 6.1 4.1 2.3 5.7 6.8 6.7 4.5
Participation Rate (%) 67.6 65.8 65.8 64.9 68.2 65.2 68.2
Employment Rate (%) 63.4 63.1 63.1 61.1 63.6 60.8 65.0



Table 2: Population by Economic Regions, 2011

  Manitoba Southeast South Central Southwest North Central Wpg. Interlake Parklands North
Total Population, 2011 1,208,268 104,535 60,656 108,868 48,289 666,832 88,854 42,088 88,146
Total Population, 2006 1,148,401 93,115 54,253 103,700 47,040 636,177 86,808 42,708 84,600
Total Population % change, 2006 to 2011 5.2 12.3 11.8 5.0 2.7 4.8 2.4 -1.5 4.2
Median age of the total population (in years) 38.4 37.6 34.6 39.5 38.1 39 44.1 45.3 26.3
% of the total population aged 15 & over 80.9% 78.0% 75.9% 81.6% 77.8% 83.2% 82.7% 81.7% 68.9%
Aboriginal identity population, 2011 195,895 12,655 1,855 10,505 9,270 72,475 14,515 9,890 64,720
% of aboriginal population aged 15 & over 68.0% 69.9% 61.2% 66.7% 65.3% 71.3% 72.1% 67.9% 63.8%
Immigrant population, 2011 184,505 11,890 10,120 9,450 1,950 142,425 5,590 1,365 1,710
% of immigrant population aged 15 & over 89.4% 81.5% 82.9% 85.5% 92.1% 90.5% 95.0% 93.4% 88.9%
% of immigrant population aged 15 & over who arrived between 2006 & 2011 26.2% 21.4% 26.0% 42.5% 19.8% 26.6% 4.3% 16.1% 25.7%
Source: Statistics Canada, 2011 Census & 2011 National Household Survey

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