Yukon WorkFutures

Our Economy

Yukon has a diverse economy and has withstood the tougher economic climate seen in other parts of Canada and globally. The territorial unemployment rate is regularly lower than Canada’s national average and both the labour force and population are expected to grow. Seasonal business is common in the Yukon at approximately 19%.  

Key industries in the territory include:

  • Mineral Exploration and Production
  • Oil and Gas
  • Tourism
  • Construction
  • Retail Trade
  • Accommodation and Food Services

To get a broader understanding of Yukon’s economic and labour force, please visit: