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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
10 2017   4,318   4,194   124   2.9  
09 2017   4,329   4,198   131   3.0  
08 2017   4,412   4,248   164   3.7  
07 2017   4,442   4,255   187   4.2  
06 2017   4,431   4,251   180   4.1  
05 2017   4,380   4,221   159   3.6  
04 2017   4,396   4,246   150   3.4  
03 2017   4,402   4,231   171   3.9  
02 2017   4,357   4,179   178   4.1  
01 2017   4,310   4,145   165   3.8  
Annual Year Labor Force Employed Unemployed Unemployment Rate
Average 2016   4,268   4,113   155   3.6  
Average 2015   4,251   4,039   212   5.0  
Average 2014   4,228   3,962   266   6.3  
Average 2013   4,133   3,829   304   7.4  
Average 2012   4,091   3,787   304   7.4  
Average 2011   4,107   3,780   327   8.0  
Average 2010   4,163   3,767   396   9.5  

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