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Municipal Employment Data

Halifax

2010 Population 7,518

Laborforce, Employment and Unemployment

(not seasonally adjusted)
Month   Year Labor Force Employed Unemployed Unemployment Rate
05 2018   4,511   4,385   126   2.8  
04 2018   4,492   4,354   138   3.1  
03 2018   4,489   4,301   188   4.2  
02 2018   4,463   4,264   199   4.5  
01 2018   4,390   4,206   184   4.2  
Annual Year Labor Force Employed Unemployed Unemployment Rate
Average 2017   4,364   4,211   153   3.5  
Average 2016   4,300   4,141   159   3.7  
Average 2015   4,254   4,049   205   4.8  
Average 2014   4,240   3,981   259   6.1  
Average 2013   4,129   3,840   289   7.0  
Average 2012   4,099   3,801   298   7.3  
Average 2011   4,098   3,785   313   7.6  
Average 2010   4,162   3,774   388   9.3  

2016 Average Employment and Wages
by Industry     All Ownership

 IndustryEstablish-
ments  
Total  
Wages
Average   
Employment
Average    
Weekly Wage
Total, All Industries150  $51,611,2641,368  $726  
Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting5  $209,7038  $504  
Construction39  $11,834,609191  $1,192  
Wholesale Trade5  $824,85610  $1,586  
Retail Trade13  $9,777,423344  $547  
Transportation and Warehousing4  $895,84317  $1,013  
Finance and Insurance6  $3,695,75742  $1,692  
Professional and Technical Services5  $967,24117  $1,094  
Administrative and Waste Services12  $4,241,78592  $887  
Health Care and Social Assistance26  $3,472,12385  $786  
Accommodation and Food Services10  $3,395,608192  $340  
Other Services, Except Public Administration8  $752,60322  $658