2007 2008 2009 2010 2011
Total permanent workforce 4,733 5,284 5,580 5,689 5,515
% under age 20 0.2 0.4 0.2 0.1 0.1
% age 20-24 6.2 8.0 7.6 6.9 5.2
% age 25-29 12.9 13.1 13.9 14.2 14.3
% age 30-34 11.8 12.2 14.0 14.1 14.5
% age 35-39 10.6 11.6 11.5 12.1 11.8
% age 40-44 13.4 12.3 12.1 12.0 12.4
% age 45-49 15.4 14.2 14.1 13.7 14.0
% age 50-54 18.3 16.2 15.2 15.2 14.8
% age 55-59 8.9 9.4 9.1 9.0 10.9
% over age 60 2.3 2.3 2.4 2.6 2.1
Workforce – temporary and casual 144 160 109 102 145
Employees covered by collective bargaining agreements (%) 0 0 0 0 0
Permanent employees – all categories          
New permanent employees — all categories 761 1,102 805 569 234
Trades and operators 529 817 539 395 172
Administrative, professional & technical 232 285 266 174 62
New employees — diversity          
Aboriginal 35 74 87 59 36
Female 172 225 164 111 45
Recruiting effectiveness          
New hire acceptance rate 77 80 88 88 89
Local hires (% of all new hires) 70 68 68 72 71
Job applications received (#) 49,564 70,257 47,302 44,343 25,4521
Ratio of standard entry level wage to minimum wage2 3.3 3.5 3.5 3.6 3.5
  1. Fewer applications in 2011 reflect a reduced number of job postings during the year.
  2. Based on basic wage for entry level trades/operators position and Alberta hourly minimum wage of each reporting year.

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