- The Sales and Service sector represents the largest occupational group (20.9%) in Western Region, which includes Digby.
- The percentage of the labour force in Natural resources, agriculture and related production occupations is also substantial at 15.0%.
|Characteristic 13||Western Region||Western Region (%)||Nova Scotia (%)|
|Total labour force aged 15 years and over by
|Occupation - Not applicable||500||1.9||2.0|
|Business, finance and administration occupations||3,259||12.2||14.6|
|Natural and applied sciences and related occupations||784||2.9||5.9|
|Occupations in education, law and social, community and government services||2,641||9.9||12.7|
|Occupations in art, culture, recreation and sport||421||1.6||2.3|
|Sales and service occupations||5,575||20.9||24.0|
|Trades, transport and equipment operators and related occupations||3,389||12.7||14.1|
|Natural resources, agriculture and related
|Occupations in manufacturing and utilities||2,113||7.9||3.7|
Source: Western REN from Human Resouces and Skills Development Canada's Labour Market Information Service (2016).