Labour Force Participation

Statistics last updated April 29, 2013.

Labour Force Participation for People With and Without Disability - Nova Scotia, 2001, 2006

Key points

  • In 2006, only 47% of persons with disabilities were in the labour force in Nova Scotia, versus 73% for persons without disabilities.
  • In 2006, 47% of persons with disabilities were not in the labour force in Nova Scotia, versus only 21% for persons without disabilities.
Labour Force Participation for People With and Without Disability - Nova Scotia, 2001, 2006
2001 2006
Without Disability With Disability Without Disability With Disability
Employed 354170 34370 375380 48430
Unemployed 46440 5110 32840 6130
Not in the Labour Force 119650 47810 107600 49170
Total Labour Force 400,610 39,480 408,220 54,560
Source
Statistics Canada, Participation and Activity Limitation Survey, 2001 and 2006

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