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Table 8
Regional unemployment rates used by the Employment Insurance Program
1, seasonally adjusted, 3 month moving average

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Regional unemployment rates used by the Employment Insurance Program, seasonally adjusted, 3 month moving average
Region Effective from August 8, 2010 to September 11, 2010
  percent
Newfoundland and Labrador  
01. St.John's 7.2
02. Newfoundland and Labrador 20.0
Prince Edward Island  
03. Prince Edward Island 11.5
Nova Scotia  
04. Eastern Nova Scotia 14.5
05. Western Nova Scotia 10.8
06. Halifax 5.8
New Brunswick  
07. Fredericton-Moncton-Saint John 6.9
08. Madawaska-Charlotte 2 10.9
09. Restigouche-Albert 13.8
Quebec  
10. Gaspésie-Îles-de-la-Madeleine 17.1
11. Québec 5.7
12. Trois-Rivières 8.4
13. South Central Quebec 5.5
14. Sherbrooke 8.1
15. Montérégie 6.9
16. Montréal 8.5
17. Central Quebec 8.4
18. Northwestern Quebec 11.7
19. Bas-Saint-Laurent-Côte-Nord 3 11.5
20. Gatineau 6.7
21. Saguenay 7.8
Ontario  
22. Ottawa 6.2
23. Eastern Ontario 8.7
24. Kingston 5.3
25. Central Ontario 9.4
26. Oshawa 10.4
27. Toronto 9.1
28. Hamilton 7.9
29. St. Catharines 8.7
30. London 8.1
31. Niagara 10.2
32. Windsor 12.2
33. Kitchener 7.1
34. Huron 8.9
35. South Central Ontario 8.0
36. Sudbury 8.6
37. Thunder Bay 5.8
38. Northern Ontario 12.4
Manitoba  
39. Winnipeg 6.1
40. Southern Manitoba 5.7
41. Northern Manitoba 29.9
Saskatchewan  
42. Regina 4.6
43. Saskatoon 5.4
44. Southern Saskatchewan 6.9
45. Northern Saskatchewan 17.3
Alberta  
46. Calgary 6.9
47. Edmonton 6.9
48. Northern Alberta 9.1
49. Southern Alberta 7.4
British Columbia  
50. Southern Interior British Columbia 9.6
51. Abbotsford 8.1
52. Vancouver 7.6
53. Victoria 6.5
54. Southern Coastal British Columbia 8.5
55. Northern British Columbia 11.6
Territories  
56. Yukon 4 25.0
57. Northwest Territories 4 25.0
58. Nunavut 4 25.0
The boundaries of these regions are determined by Human Resources and Social Development Canada (HRSDC). For geographic descriptions and maps of employment insurance regions, see the HRSDC website: http://srv129.services.gc.ca/eiregions/en/geocont.aspx.
This unemployment rate has been determined using a transition formula prescribed in the EI Regulations. For further information, see: http://www.hrsdc.gc.ca/en/cs/comm/news/2000/000913a_e.shtml.
This unemployment rate has been determined using a transition formula prescribed in the EI Regulations. For further information, see: http://www.hrsdc.gc.ca/en/cs/comm/news/2000/000913b_e.shtml.
This rate is provided by Human Resources and Skills Development Canada.
Note(s):
All geographic regions are based on the 1996 Census boundaries.