Kamloops' Labour Force
The Kamloops area has a very diverse economy, not dependent on any one industry. The city enjoys a well-educated and diverse labour force of workers who support a wide range of economic sectors. Employers report high satisfaction with the quality of labour in Kamloops based on work ethic, education and work experience levels, and list it as a major factor for locating their business in Kamloops. The affordable, high quality of life in the region appeals to both local graduates as well as relocating professionals.
|Labour Force Participation Rates for Thompson Okanagan|
|Population 15 years+||77.7||79.0||84.8||85.5||85||84.3||84.3||433||438.6||438.9|
|Not in Labour Force||21.2||24.9||27.7||30.1||25||27.8||27.3||169.5||163.3||164.7|
Note: Participation rates prior to 2015 are for Kamloops only.
Source: BC Stats – Labour Force Activity by Selected BC Cities and Stats Canada