Labour Force

Victoria has the people you need in a place you’ll love, with a population of 7,089 and an average age of 45. There are five businesses operating with over 100 employees, five medium sized businesses with between 50-99 employees and 887 businesses with less than 50 employees. With nearly 22 per cent of the population under the age of 20, and another 18 per cent between the ages of 20 and 39, Victoria County has the talent pool to support any business. With a labour force of 3,720, tourism and fishing are the key economic drivers in the area. The residential tax rate is $1.22 per $100 assessment, while the commercial rate is $2.12 per $100 assessment.

Cape Breton Population – July 1, 2018