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Demographics

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Total Population

4,921

Median Household Income

57,651

Total Visible Minorities

360

Median Age

46.8

Period Of Immigration

The largest influx of immigrants to Canada was pre-1981, where 180 people surveyed called Canada their new home.

Visible Minority

The largest visible minority population are that of the Filipino, making up 50.0 per cent of the total visible minority population. The second largest group are the Black, making up 55 people.Following Black is South Asian that is 15.28 per cent of the visible minority population.

Labour Force

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Total Labour
Force

2,270

Employment
Rate

54.5%

Participation
Rate

59.3%

Unemployment
Rate

8.4%

Unemployment Rate

Overall, the unemployment rate in Westlock, AB is growing at a rate of 0.05% per year over the past 15 years from 2001 to 2016. In the last two census, its unemployment rates grew by 1.3%, an average growth rate of 0.26% per year from 2011 to 2016. A growing unemployment rate signals that there is a higher level of competition between job applicants so obtaining a job becomes more difficult.

Participation Rate

Overall, the participation rate in Westlock, AB is declining at a rate of 0.02% per year over the past 15 years from 2001 to 2016. In the last two census, its participation rates declined by 1.4%, an average growth rate of -0.28% per year from 2011 to 2016. A decrease in participation rate means the proportion of the working population in Westlock, AB is lower than in the past.

Employment Rate

Overall, the employment rate in Westlock, AB is declining at a rate of 0.04% per year over the past 15 years from 2001 to 2016. In the last two census, its employment rates declined by 1.9%, an average decline rate of 0.38% per year from 2011 to 2016. Further decrease in employment rates signals a negative economic condition in the community with job seekers not finding employment.

Taxation

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Federal General
Corporate Tax

15

Federal Small
Business Corporate

9

Quality of Life

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Average Yearly
Rainfall(mm)

446

Average Yearly
Snowfall(cm)

128

Highest Temperature
(Celsius)

31

Lowest Temperature
(Celsius)

-45

Average Rainfall

Umbrellas and raincoats are most handy in the month of July when it rains an average of 96 mm. This is 26.52% of the annual rain experienced in Westlock, AB. The month of June is also rainy with an average rainfall of 83.4 mm. Following June is August, when 63.8 mm is the average rainfall.

Real Estate

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Number of
Renters

675

Number of
Home Owners

1,475

Most Popular
Dwelling Size

4 or More Bedrooms

Least Popular
Dwelling Size

1 Bedroom or Less

Transportation

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Most Used
Transportation

Vehicle Driver

Busiest Time
On Roads

7:00AM - 7:59AM

Residents Who
Work Locally

1,400

Vehicle Drivers

73.63%

Time Leaving For Work

Majority of commuters in Westlock, AB leave their homes from 7:00am to 7:59am, saying that it's enough time to get to work. The second most popular time to head to work, with 24.69% of respondents, is from 8:00am to 8:59am. However, 280 of commuters still prefer to leave from 6:00am to 6:59am.

Transportation Mode

Majority of commuters, around 1,480 respondents in Westlock, AB, are carpooling in a private car, truck, or van to go to work. Moreover, 16.67% of respondents say that they prefer walking. The third most popular means of transportation is driving alone in a private car, truck, or van with 110 commuters preferring it.

Education

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Dominant Level
of Education

High School

Most Popular
Field of Study

Engineering

Most Popular
Educational Destination

Canada

Least Popular
Field of Study

Life Sciences

Education

Most people in Westlock, AB have have completed a high school education. With 1,345 people, it is what most people in Westlock, AB completed. Coming in second, 29.44% of inhabitants say they have not completed any certificate. The third largest group are people who have completed an apprenticeship, with 435 people responding.

Field Of Study

Most are in Engineering & related fields with 415 people practicing it in Westlock, AB. Business, Management & Public Administration is another popular field of expertise, as 20.95% of inhabitants are involved in it. The third group are those who are in Health & related fields, with 285 people responding that it is their line of work. STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) is expected to be a growing industry, however, Department of Finance confirms that Canada is lagging behind other Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) countries in terms of STEM graduates. Westlock, AB has 465 people or 29.52% of workers in STEM industries.

Utilities

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Companies

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Largest Industry
by Business Count

Agriculture

Smallest Industry
by Business Count

Utilities

Most Popular
Business Size

1-4 Employees

Least Popular
Business Size

100-199 Employees