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Population and Labour Force

Population

The population of Haines Junction is currently 593 (2013), much the same as it has been for several years.

Census results for the Village of Haines Junction identify First Nations people at 40 percent of the population.

Labour Force

The main employers in Haines Junction are with government: federal, territorial, First Nation and municipal. The private sector provides employment in in the construction, mining, service industry, and tourism fields.

From forestry to mining, Yukoners have worked in natural resource industries for over 100 years, and in developing expertise for working in remote, cold-climate conditions.

More recently, with new technologies and media-based innovations, along with territory-wide broadband connectivity, Yukoners have become skilled knowledge-based workers.    

Haines Junction: Economics - Labour Force Participation



Topic

Total

Male

Female


Population 15 years and over by labour force activity - 20% sample data

475

240

235


In the labour force

335

165

170


Employed

305

140

160


Unemployed

30

20

10


Not in the labour force

140

75

65


Participation rate

70.5

68.8

72.3


Employment rate

64.2

58.3

68.1


Unemployment rate

9

12.1

5.9


 

Source: Government of Yukon Socio-economic Web Portal

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