Table 4-2
Selected labour force characteristics (seasonally adjusted) — Prince Edward Island

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Prince Edward Island


Table summary
This table displays the results of prince edward island november 2012, december 2012, s.e. , change from, percent change from and last month, calculated using last month, last december, twelve months ago and                                                   in thousands (except rates) units of measure (appearing as column headers).

  November 2012 December 2012 S.E.  Note 1 Change from Percent change from
last month last December twelve months ago last month last December twelve months ago
                                                    in thousands (except rates)      
Both sexes, 15 years
and over
 
Population 120.6 120.6 Note ...: not applicable 0.0 0.8 0.8 0.0 0.7 0.7
Labour force 82.5 83.6 0.6 1.1 0.8 0.8 1.3 1.0 1.0
Employment 73.1 74.4 0.7 1.3 1.0 1.0 1.8 1.4 1.4
Employment full-time 60.5 60.7 0.8 0.2 -0.8 -0.8 0.3 -1.3 -1.3
Unemployment 9.4 9.2 0.7 -0.2 -0.1 -0.1 -2.1 -1.1 -1.1
Participation rate 68.4 69.3 0.5 0.9 0.2 0.2 Note ...: not applicable Note ...: not applicable Note ...: not applicable
Unemployment rate 11.4 11.0 0.8 -0.4 -0.2 -0.2 Note ...: not applicable Note ...: not applicable Note ...: not applicable
Employment rate 60.6 61.7 0.6 1.1 0.4 0.4 Note ...: not applicable Note ...: not applicable Note ...: not applicable
Part-time rate 17.2 18.4 1.0 1.2 2.2 2.2 Note ...: not applicable Note ...: not applicable Note ...: not applicable
Both sexes, 15 to 24 years  
Population 20.0 19.9 Note ...: not applicable -0.1 0.0 0.0 -0.5 0.0 0.0
Labour force 13.0 13.3 0.4 0.3 -0.9 -0.9 2.3 -6.3 -6.3
Employment 10.7 11.1 0.4 0.4 -1.2 -1.2 3.7 -9.8 -9.8
Unemployment 2.4 2.2 0.4 -0.2 0.3 0.3 -8.3 15.8 15.8
Participation rate 65.0 66.8 2.0 1.8 -4.6 -4.6 Note ...: not applicable Note ...: not applicable Note ...: not applicable
Unemployment rate 18.5 16.5 2.5 -2.0 3.1 3.1 Note ...: not applicable Note ...: not applicable Note ...: not applicable
Employment rate 53.5 55.8 2.0 2.3 -6.0 -6.0 Note ...: not applicable Note ...: not applicable Note ...: not applicable
Part-time rate 45.8 47.7 3.6 2.0 7.9 7.9 Note ...: not applicable Note ...: not applicable Note ...: not applicable
Men, 25 years and
over
 
Population 48.5 48.4 Note ...: not applicable -0.1 0.2 0.2 -0.2 0.4 0.4
Labour force 35.6 36.1 0.3 0.5 1.0 1.0 1.4 2.8 2.8
Employment 31.4 31.8 0.4 0.4 1.0 1.0 1.3 3.2 3.2
Unemployment 4.2 4.2 0.4 0.0 -0.2 -0.2 0.0 -4.5 -4.5
Participation rate 73.4 74.6 0.7 1.2 1.8 1.8 Note ...: not applicable Note ...: not applicable Note ...: not applicable
Unemployment rate 11.8 11.6 1.1 -0.2 -0.9 -0.9 Note ...: not applicable Note ...: not applicable Note ...: not applicable
Employment rate 64.7 65.7 0.8 1.0 1.8 1.8 Note ...: not applicable Note ...: not applicable Note ...: not applicable
Part-time rate 7.6 8.2 1.0 0.5 1.4 1.4 Note ...: not applicable Note ...: not applicable Note ...: not applicable
Women, 25 years
and over
 
Population 52.2 52.2 Note ...: not applicable 0.0 0.5 0.5 0.0 1.0 1.0
Labour force 33.9 34.2 0.3 0.3 0.7 0.7 0.9 2.1 2.1
Employment 31.0 31.5 0.4 0.5 1.1 1.1 1.6 3.6 3.6
Unemployment 2.9 2.8 0.3 -0.1 -0.3 -0.3 -3.4 -9.7 -9.7
Participation rate 64.9 65.5 0.6 0.6 0.7 0.7 Note ...: not applicable Note ...: not applicable Note ...: not applicable
Unemployment rate 8.6 8.2 1.0 -0.4 -1.1 -1.1 Note ...: not applicable Note ...: not applicable Note ...: not applicable
Employment rate 59.4 60.3 0.7 0.9 1.5 1.5 Note ...: not applicable Note ...: not applicable Note ...: not applicable
Part-time rate 17.1 18.4 1.4 1.3 2.0 2.0 Note ...: not applicable Note ...: not applicable Note ...: not applicable
Industry 73.1 74.4 0.7 1.3 1.0 1.0 1.8 1.4 1.4
Goods-producing sector 17.3 17.4 0.6 0.1 -1.1 -1.1 0.6 -5.9 -5.9
Agriculture 4.2 4.4 0.3 0.2 0.4 0.4 4.8 10.0 10.0
Forestry, fishing, mining, quarrying,
oil and gas extraction  Note 2
3.0 2.4 0.3 -0.6 -1.1 -1.1 -20.0 -31.4 -31.4
Utilities 0.4 0.3 0.1 -0.1 -0.1 -0.1 -25.0 -25.0 -25.0
Construction 5.1 5.3 0.4 0.2 0.0 0.0 3.9 0.0 0.0
Manufacturing 4.6 5.0 0.4 0.4 -0.3 -0.3 8.7 -5.7 -5.7
Services-producing sector 55.8 57.0 0.7 1.2 2.0 2.0 2.2 3.6 3.6
Trade 10.2 10.5 0.5 0.3 1.2 1.2 2.9 12.9 12.9
Transportation and warehousing 2.3 2.3 0.2 0.0 -0.1 -0.1 0.0 -4.2 -4.2
Finance, insurance, real estate
and leasing
2.4 2.4 0.2 0.0 -0.3 -0.3 0.0 -11.1 -11.1
Professional, scientific and
technical services
3.4 3.2 0.2 -0.2 0.2 0.2 -5.9 6.7 6.7
Business, building and other
support services
2.2 2.2 0.2 0.0 -0.2 -0.2 0.0 -8.3 -8.3
Educational services 6.3 6.9 0.3 0.6 1.3 1.3 9.5 23.2 23.2
Health care and social assistance 9.9 9.6 0.4 -0.3 -0.5 -0.5 -3.0 -5.0 -5.0
Information, culture and recreation 2.8 3.0 0.3 0.2 0.2 0.2 7.1 7.1 7.1
Accommodation and food services 5.3 5.9 0.4 0.6 0.1 0.1 11.3 1.7 1.7
Other services 3.4 3.2 0.3 -0.2 0.5 0.5 -5.9 18.5 18.5
Public administration 7.7 7.8 0.3 0.1 -0.4 -0.4 1.3 -4.9 -4.9
1.
Average standard error of change in two consecutive months (see "Sampling Errors" in Data Quality for further explanations).
2.
Also referred to as Natural resources.
Note(s):
Related CANSIM Tables 282-0087, 282-0088.