Approximately 5,360 people (over the age of 15) are in the labour force in Census Division No. 6. The unemployment rate for 2016 was 7.4%, lower than the Canadian average for the same year of 7.7%.
The Denis County Development Partnership Region has an entrepreneurial spirit. A high proportion of self-employed people, approximately 21.2% of all workers in the County’s labour force, which is higher than the national average of 11.8%.