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(Statistics Canada, 2006)

Labour Force

   Males Females
Total Population 15 years+                  9,415            9,840
          In the Labour Force    7,290   6,225
               Employed    6,960   5,900
               Unemployed     330    320
          Not in the Labour Force    2,120   3,160
% Participation Rate    77.4   63.3
% Employment Rate    73.9   60.0
% Unemployment Rate     4.5    5.1

(Statistics Canada, 2006)

Highest Level of Education Achieved

  Grimsby    Niagara    Ontario 
Less than secondary graduation certificate   18%  19.5%   22%
A secondary graduation certificate and/or some post secondary   29%  24.5%   27%
A trades certificate or diploma    9%    8%    8%
A college certificate or diploma  23.4%  16.6%  18.3%
A university certificate, diploma or degree  16.3%  13.1%  20.5%

(Statistics Canada, 2006)

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