Town of east Gwillimbury

Labour Force By Occupation

The figure below shows the occupational composition of the labour force in East Gwillimbury for 2001, 2006 and 2011. The occupational categories employing the largest shares of the Town’s residents (as of 2011) are:

  • Sales and service (3,095 residents or 22.7% of the labour force)
  • Business, finance and administration (2,564 residents or 18.8%)
  • Trades, transport and equipment operators (2,135 residents or 15.7%)
  • Management (2,091 residents or 15.4%)

These concentrations largely align with the industry findings, such that sales and service and trades-related occupations are most highly concentrated in retail trade and manufacturing & construction industries, respectively.

Town of EG Labour Force 2001, 2006-2011

The following table shows the growth in these occupational categories between 2001-2006 and 2006-2011.

Change in  EG Labour Force, 2001-2011