Table 4-6
Selected labour force characteristics (seasonally adjusted) — Ontario

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Ontario


Table summary
This table displays the results of ontario 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 11,119.1 11,128.1 Note ...: not applicable 9.0 136.6 136.6 0.1 1.2 1.2
Labour force 7,403.0 7,439.2 19.9 36.2 121.1 121.1 0.5 1.7 1.7
Employment 6,820.9 6,853.8 19.0 32.9 100.3 100.3 0.5 1.5 1.5
Employment full-time 5,539.1 5,545.4 25.5 6.3 89.2 89.2 0.1 1.6 1.6
Unemployment 582.1 585.4 17.4 3.3 20.8 20.8 0.6 3.7 3.7
Participation rate 66.6 66.9 0.2 0.3 0.3 0.3 Note ...: not applicable Note ...: not applicable Note ...: not applicable
Unemployment rate 7.9 7.9 0.2 0.0 0.2 0.2 Note ...: not applicable Note ...: not applicable Note ...: not applicable
Employment rate 61.3 61.6 0.2 0.3 0.2 0.2 Note ...: not applicable Note ...: not applicable Note ...: not applicable
Part-time rate 18.8 19.1 0.3 0.3 -0.1 -0.1 Note ...: not applicable Note ...: not applicable Note ...: not applicable
Both sexes, 15 to 24 years  
Population 1,789.0 1,788.6 Note ...: not applicable -0.4 2.4 2.4 0.0 0.1 0.1
Labour force 1,075.5 1,097.4 12.2 21.9 22.3 22.3 2.0 2.1 2.1
Employment 894.2 910.0 10.7 15.8 2.5 2.5 1.8 0.3 0.3
Unemployment 181.3 187.4 10.6 6.1 19.7 19.7 3.4 11.7 11.7
Participation rate 60.1 61.4 0.7 1.3 1.2 1.2 Note ...: not applicable Note ...: not applicable Note ...: not applicable
Unemployment rate 16.9 17.1 0.9 0.2 1.5 1.5 Note ...: not applicable Note ...: not applicable Note ...: not applicable
Employment rate 50.0 50.9 0.6 0.9 0.1 0.1 Note ...: not applicable Note ...: not applicable Note ...: not applicable
Part-time rate 52.7 54.4 1.3 1.7 5.2 5.2 Note ...: not applicable Note ...: not applicable Note ...: not applicable
Men, 25 years and
over
 
Population 4,526.1 4,530.6 Note ...: not applicable 4.5 66.2 66.2 0.1 1.5 1.5
Labour force 3,310.3 3,315.3 10.1 5.0 51.3 51.3 0.2 1.6 1.6
Employment 3,088.8 3,107.0 10.8 18.2 42.2 42.2 0.6 1.4 1.4
Unemployment 221.5 208.3 9.8 -13.2 9.1 9.1 -6.0 4.6 4.6
Participation rate 73.1 73.2 0.2 0.1 0.1 0.1 Note ...: not applicable Note ...: not applicable Note ...: not applicable
Unemployment rate 6.7 6.3 0.3 -0.4 0.2 0.2 Note ...: not applicable Note ...: not applicable Note ...: not applicable
Employment rate 68.2 68.6 0.2 0.4 0.0 0.0 Note ...: not applicable Note ...: not applicable Note ...: not applicable
Part-time rate 7.8 7.9 0.4 0.1 0.1 0.1 Note ...: not applicable Note ...: not applicable Note ...: not applicable
Women, 25 years
and over
 
Population 4,804.0 4,808.9 Note ...: not applicable 4.9 68.0 68.0 0.1 1.4 1.4
Labour force 3,017.2 3,026.5 11.3 9.3 47.5 47.5 0.3 1.6 1.6
Employment 2,837.9 2,836.8 11.0 -1.1 55.5 55.5 0.0 2.0 2.0
Unemployment 179.3 189.7 9.4 10.4 -8.1 -8.1 5.8 -4.1 -4.1
Participation rate 62.8 62.9 0.2 0.1 0.1 0.1 Note ...: not applicable Note ...: not applicable Note ...: not applicable
Unemployment rate 5.9 6.3 0.3 0.4 -0.3 -0.3 Note ...: not applicable Note ...: not applicable Note ...: not applicable
Employment rate 59.1 59.0 0.2 -0.1 0.3 0.3 Note ...: not applicable Note ...: not applicable Note ...: not applicable
Part-time rate 20.1 20.0 0.5 0.0 -2.0 -2.0 Note ...: not applicable Note ...: not applicable Note ...: not applicable
Industry 6,820.9 6,853.8 19.0 32.9 100.3 100.3 0.5 1.5 1.5
Goods-producing sector 1,407.2 1,408.3 17.5 1.1 -6.6 -6.6 0.1 -0.5 -0.5
Agriculture 87.6 85.9 4.5 -1.7 -7.3 -7.3 -1.9 -7.8 -7.8
Forestry, fishing, mining, quarrying,
oil and gas extraction  Note 2
34.3 34.5 2.5 0.2 -2.2 -2.2 0.6 -6.0 -6.0
Utilities 55.4 55.1 3.4 -0.3 -0.9 -0.9 -0.5 -1.6 -1.6
Construction 426.2 428.1 11.1 1.9 -16.2 -16.2 0.4 -3.6 -3.6
Manufacturing 803.7 804.8 14.1 1.1 20.1 20.1 0.1 2.6 2.6
Services-producing sector 5,413.8 5,445.5 22.9 31.7 106.8 106.8 0.6 2.0 2.0
Trade 1,011.0 1,035.0 15.4 24.0 55.3 55.3 2.4 5.6 5.6
Transportation and warehousing 319.5 329.2 9.6 9.7 14.5 14.5 3.0 4.6 4.6
Finance, insurance, real estate
and leasing
509.2 526.3 11.9 17.1 43.3 43.3 3.4 9.0 9.0
Professional, scientific and
technical services
567.4 537.6 13.0 -29.8 -48.7 -48.7 -5.3 -8.3 -8.3
Business, building and other
support services
289.9 293.8 10.2 3.9 1.6 1.6 1.3 0.5 0.5
Educational services 522.1 527.0 11.4 4.9 47.1 47.1 0.9 9.8 9.8
Health care and social assistance 764.9 770.4 13.4 5.5 -1.0 -1.0 0.7 -0.1 -0.1
Information, culture and recreation 330.0 326.9 10.5 -3.1 -16.4 -16.4 -0.9 -4.8 -4.8
Accommodation and food services 435.1 428.4 10.9 -6.7 21.4 21.4 -1.5 5.3 5.3
Other services 281.7 286.7 8.9 5.0 5.1 5.1 1.8 1.8 1.8
Public administration 383.0 384.2 9.1 1.2 -15.4 -15.4 0.3 -3.9 -3.9
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.