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Workforce

Taber's population is defined by an educated, younger demographic. In fact, with a median age of 37.7 years, Taber's population is younger than the Canadian average of 41.0. It's an educated workforce as well, with nearly 50% of the adult population with post-secondary training and certification. Taber also has a growing immigrant population, which is empowered by programs to assist in the development of educational, language and workforce skills relevant to the industries in the area.

Many young people and families choose to live and work here because of the lower cost of living, small-town lifestyle and diverse employment opportunities. This results in a sustainable, well-educated workforce that is critical to the success of your business.

Education Level Population Between 25-64 Years Old Percent

No certificate, diploma or degree

915

 22.32

High school diploma or equivalent

1,230

30

Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma

570

13.90 

College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma

930

22.68 

University certificate or diploma below bachelor level

40

0.98 

Bachelor's degree

300

7.32 

University certificate, diploma or degree above bachelor level

115

2.80 

Total

4100

 

Stats Canada 2011

 

Total labour force population aged 15 years and over by occupation - National Occupational
Classification (NOC) 2011

4,425

Not applicable

50

Management

445

Business, finance and administration

485

Natural and applied sciences and related

100

Health

245

Education, law and social, community and government services

455

Art, culture, recreation and sport

135

Sales and service

855

Trades, transport and equipment operators and related

980

Natural resources, agriculture and related production

210

Manufacturing and utilities

480

 

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