Economic indicators, by province and territory (monthly and quarterly) (Newfoundland and Labrador)

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Economic indicators, by province and territory (monthly and quarterly)
(Newfoundland and Labrador)
  Most recent period Change from previous period Change from previous year
      %
N.L.  
Labour market  
Employment (SA, thousands) December 2017 224.8 0.4 -1.0
      percentage points
Unemployment rate (SA, %) December 2017 14.7 0.3 -0.4
Participation rate (SA, %) December 2017 59.2 0.4 -0.9
      %
Labour income (SA, $ millions) September 2017 1,283.8 0.7 1.5
Average weekly earnings (SA, $) October 2017 1,039.10 -0.36 1.08
Source: Statistics Canada, CANSIM, tables 281-0063282-0087 and 382-0006.
 
Prices
      %
Consumer price index (2002=100) November 2017 136.7 0.4 2.0
Source: Statistics Canada, CANSIM, table 326-0020.
 
Demand
      %
Retail trade (SA, $ million) October 2017 796.8 2.4 6.1
Source: Statistics Canada, CANSIM, table 080-0020.
 
Manufacturing
      %
Sales (SA, $ million) November 2017 523.9 4.9 10.7
Source: Statistics Canada, CANSIM, table 304-0015.
 
Residential construction
      %
Building permits (SA, $ million) November 2017 36.8 -33.4 -32.8
Housing starts (SAAR, thousands of units) December 2017 1.975 7.688 59.274

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