Workforce Focus newsletter, July 2013, Vol.8 Issue 3.


Highlights for Elgin Middlesex and Oxford region:

  • National Household Survey update on education and labour

    • Skilled immigrants

      • This region’s employed immigrants, who arrived between 2006 and 2011, are collectively highly educated: 72% have a post-secondary certifi-cate, diploma or degree

    • Self-employment

      • There are over 32,000 self employed people in Elgin- Middlesex-Oxford, making for a 10% self-employment rate. 47% of the local agricultural workforce is self-employed, a rate that is 5% greater than the provincial average.

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