Yellowknife Employment Industry Statistics


In Yellowknife the majority of the population work in Public administration. This accounts for 24.69% of the working population. 9.17% of the Yellowknife working population is employed in the Transportation and warehousing industry. 8.57% of the Yellowknife working population is employed in the Retail trade industry. 8.3% of the Yellowknife working population is employed in the Health care and social assistance industry. 7.78% of the Yellowknife working population is employed in the Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction industry. 6.31% of the Yellowknife working population is employed in the Construction industry. 6.31% of the Yellowknife working population is employed in the Educational services industry. 5.8% of the Yellowknife working population is employed in the Accommodation and food services industry. 5.32% of the Yellowknife working population is employed in the Professional, scientific and technical services industry. 3.37% of the Yellowknife working population is employed in the Other services (except public administration) industry. 3.29% of the Yellowknife working population is employed in the Information and cultural industries industry. 2.9% of the Yellowknife working population is employed in the Administrative and support, waste management and remediation services industry. 2.14% of the Yellowknife working population is employed in the Finance and insurance industry. 1.79% of the Yellowknife working population is employed in the Wholesale trade industry. 1.43% of the Yellowknife working population is employed in the Real estate and rental and leasing industry. 1.07% of the Yellowknife working population is employed in the Arts, entertainment and recreation industry. 0.91% of the Yellowknife working population is employed in the Manufacturing industry. 0.52% of the Yellowknife working population is employed in the Utilities industry. 0.24% of the Yellowknife working population is employed in the Management of companies and enterprises industry. 0.08% of the Yellowknife working population is employed in the Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting industry.

StatisticPercentage
Public administration24.69 %
Transportation and warehousing9.17 %
Retail trade8.57 %
Health care and social assistance8.30 %
Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction7.78 %
Construction6.31 %
Educational services6.31 %
Accommodation and food services5.80 %
Professional, scientific and technical services5.32 %
Other services (except public administration)3.37 %
Information and cultural industries3.29 %
Administrative and support, waste management and remediation services2.90 %
Finance and insurance2.14 %
Wholesale trade1.79 %
Real estate and rental and leasing1.43 %
Arts, entertainment and recreation1.07 %
Manufacturing0.91 %
Utilities0.52 %
Management of companies and enterprises0.24 %
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting0.08 %
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