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Size of Labour Force

Whitby's labour force is comprised of about 70,000 employees. When compared to the region and the province, Whitby has a larger percentage of its labour force with expertise in:

  • Management
  • Business, finance and administration
  • Natural and applied sciences
  • Social sciences, education and government service occupations


Occupations in Whitby, Durham Region and Ontario

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Whitby's Labour Shed

Whitby is centrally located in Durham Region, with local companies drawing most of their employees from the region and the Greater Toronto Area. Many employees commute to Whitby on a daily basis, via Highway 401, Highway 407, and GO Transit,  as shown in the Labour Shed map below.

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Map showing Whitby's Labour Shed