Table 4-5
Selected labour force characteristics (seasonally adjusted) — Quebec

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Quebec


Table summary
This table displays the results of quebec 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 6,659.9 6,664.3 Note ...: not applicable 4.4 59.1 59.1 0.1 0.9 0.9
Labour force 4,372.1 4,363.4 15.1 -8.7 86.6 86.6 -0.2 2.0 2.0
Employment 4,038.2 4,044.0 15.3 5.8 138.0 138.0 0.1 3.5 3.5
Employment full-time 3,276.2 3,288.2 19.5 12.0 122.9 122.9 0.4 3.9 3.9
Unemployment 333.9 319.4 13.6 -14.5 -51.4 -51.4 -4.3 -13.9 -13.9
Participation rate 65.6 65.5 0.2 -0.1 0.8 0.8 Note ...: not applicable Note ...: not applicable Note ...: not applicable
Unemployment rate 7.6 7.3 0.3 -0.3 -1.4 -1.4 Note ...: not applicable Note ...: not applicable Note ...: not applicable
Employment rate 60.6 60.7 0.2 0.1 1.6 1.6 Note ...: not applicable Note ...: not applicable Note ...: not applicable
Part-time rate 18.9 18.7 0.4 -0.2 -0.3 -0.3 Note ...: not applicable Note ...: not applicable Note ...: not applicable
Both sexes, 15 to 24 years  
Population 982.3 982.4 Note ...: not applicable 0.1 0.2 0.2 0.0 0.0 0.0
Labour force 666.1 656.6 8.7 -9.5 19.6 19.6 -1.4 3.1 3.1
Employment 581.2 574.8 8.5 -6.4 28.8 28.8 -1.1 5.3 5.3
Unemployment 85.0 81.8 7.8 -3.2 -9.3 -9.3 -3.8 -10.2 -10.2
Participation rate 67.8 66.8 0.9 -1.0 1.9 1.9 Note ...: not applicable Note ...: not applicable Note ...: not applicable
Unemployment rate 12.8 12.5 1.1 -0.3 -1.8 -1.8 Note ...: not applicable Note ...: not applicable Note ...: not applicable
Employment rate 59.2 58.5 0.9 -0.7 2.9 2.9 Note ...: not applicable Note ...: not applicable Note ...: not applicable
Part-time rate 51.0 50.1 1.6 -0.9 -1.1 -1.1 Note ...: not applicable Note ...: not applicable Note ...: not applicable
Men, 25 years and
over
 
Population 2,793.2 2,795.5 Note ...: not applicable 2.3 30.9 30.9 0.1 1.1 1.1
Labour force 1,970.2 1,977.8 8.3 7.6 42.0 42.0 0.4 2.2 2.2
Employment 1,822.7 1,838.2 8.8 15.5 75.4 75.4 0.9 4.3 4.3
Unemployment 147.4 139.6 8.0 -7.8 -33.3 -33.3 -5.3 -19.3 -19.3
Participation rate 70.5 70.7 0.3 0.2 0.7 0.7 Note ...: not applicable Note ...: not applicable Note ...: not applicable
Unemployment rate 7.5 7.1 0.4 -0.4 -1.8 -1.8 Note ...: not applicable Note ...: not applicable Note ...: not applicable
Employment rate 65.3 65.8 0.3 0.5 2.0 2.0 Note ...: not applicable Note ...: not applicable Note ...: not applicable
Part-time rate 7.3 7.2 0.5 -0.1 -0.4 -0.4 Note ...: not applicable Note ...: not applicable Note ...: not applicable
Women, 25 years
and over
 
Population 2,884.4 2,886.4 Note ...: not applicable 2.0 28.0 28.0 0.1 1.0 1.0
Labour force 1,735.9 1,729.0 8.5 -6.9 25.0 25.0 -0.4 1.5 1.5
Employment 1,634.3 1,631.0 8.4 -3.3 33.8 33.8 -0.2 2.1 2.1
Unemployment 101.5 98.0 7.2 -3.5 -8.8 -8.8 -3.4 -8.2 -8.2
Participation rate 60.2 59.9 0.3 -0.3 0.3 0.3 Note ...: not applicable Note ...: not applicable Note ...: not applicable
Unemployment rate 5.8 5.7 0.4 -0.1 -0.6 -0.6 Note ...: not applicable Note ...: not applicable Note ...: not applicable
Employment rate 56.7 56.5 0.3 -0.2 0.6 0.6 Note ...: not applicable Note ...: not applicable Note ...: not applicable
Part-time rate 20.4 20.6 0.7 0.2 0.1 0.1 Note ...: not applicable Note ...: not applicable Note ...: not applicable
Industry 4,038.2 4,044.0 15.3 5.8 138.0 138.0 0.1 3.5 3.5
Goods-producing sector 874.2 872.6 12.6 -1.6 49.4 49.4 -0.2 6.0 6.0
Agriculture 57.6 56.4 3.0 -1.2 0.8 0.8 -2.1 1.4 1.4
Forestry, fishing, mining, quarrying,
oil and gas extraction  Note 2
35.4 34.1 2.6 -1.3 -3.5 -3.5 -3.7 -9.3 -9.3
Utilities 26.9 25.3 2.3 -1.6 -2.8 -2.8 -5.9 -10.0 -10.0
Construction 252.3 250.2 7.9 -2.1 22.8 22.8 -0.8 10.0 10.0
Manufacturing 502.1 506.7 10.0 4.6 32.2 32.2 0.9 6.8 6.8
Services-producing sector 3,164.0 3,171.4 16.9 7.4 88.6 88.6 0.2 2.9 2.9
Trade 646.6 629.3 12.5 -17.3 -5.8 -5.8 -2.7 -0.9 -0.9
Transportation and warehousing 157.5 164.5 6.7 7.0 -14.7 -14.7 4.4 -8.2 -8.2
Finance, insurance, real estate
and leasing
233.2 231.1 7.3 -2.1 10.8 10.8 -0.9 4.9 4.9
Professional, scientific and
technical services
300.6 296.5 8.7 -4.1 -4.1 -4.1 -1.4 -1.4 -1.4
Business, building and other
support services
137.8 152.7 6.8 14.9 13.9 13.9 10.8 10.0 10.0
Educational services 305.3 304.1 8.8 -1.2 23.7 23.7 -0.4 8.5 8.5
Health care and social assistance 558.5 571.0 9.5 12.5 79.1 79.1 2.2 16.1 16.1
Information, culture and recreation 185.3 186.6 6.9 1.3 31.2 31.2 0.7 20.1 20.1
Accommodation and food services 218.3 229.5 8.7 11.2 -29.2 -29.2 5.1 -11.3 -11.3
Other services 176.1 179.5 6.7 3.4 -5.2 -5.2 1.9 -2.8 -2.8
Public administration 244.8 226.6 6.2 -18.2 -11.1 -11.1 -7.4 -4.7 -4.7
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.