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Beaver Creek
Burwash Landing
Carcross
Carmacks
Dawson City
Destruction Bay
Faro
Haines Junction
Mayo
Old Crow
Pelly Crossing
Ross River
Tagish
Teslin
Watson Lake
Whitehorse

Population and Labour Force

Population

Old Crow’s population is currently 245 (2013), approximately 90% of which are Vuntut Gwitchin Nation.

Labour Force

The predominate employment in Old Crow are positions with the Vuntut Gwitchin First Nation, others work with Yukon Government services such as healthcare, education or conservation.

The people of the Vuntut Gwitchin First Nation live a traditional life, relying heavily on the Porcupine Caribou Herd.  They also participate in higher education, are active in Yukon governing bodies and travel widely for work and pleasure.

Old Crow: Economics - Labour Force Participation



Topic

Total

Male

Female


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

200

100

95


In the labour force

130

65

60


Employed

115

55

65


Unemployed

15

10

0


Not in the labour force

65

35

35


Participation rate

65

65

63.2


Employment rate

57.5

55

68.4


Unemployment rate

11.5

15.4

0


 

Source: Government of Yukon Socio-economic Web Portal

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