Economic indicators, by province and territory (monthly and quarterly) (Prince Edward Island)

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Economic indicators, by province and territory (monthly and quarterly)
(Prince Edward Island)
  Most recent period Change from previous period Change from previous year
      %
P.E.I.  
Labour market  
Employment (SA, thousands) December 2017 74.9 1.2 3.9
      percentage points
Unemployment rate (SA, %) December 2017 9.8 1.0 -0.7
Participation rate (SA, %) December 2017 66.6 1.4 0.8
      %
Labour income (SA, $ millions) September 2017 276.1 -0.1 3.1
Average weekly earnings (SA, $) October 2017 818.13 0.48 -0.61
Source: Statistics Canada, CANSIM, tables 281-0063282-0087 and 382-0006.
 
Prices
      %
Consumer price index (2002=100) November 2017 134.7 0.9 2.2
Source: Statistics Canada, CANSIM, table 326-0020.
 
Demand
      %
Retail trade (SA, $ millions) October 2017 202.4 2.1 7.2
Source: Statistics Canada, CANSIM, table 080-0020.
 
Manufacturing
      %
Sales (SA, $ million) November 2017 165.8 23.2 13.2
Source: Statistics Canada, CANSIM, table 304-0015.
 
Residential construction
      %
Building permits (SA, $ million) November 2017 33.6 30.2 122.5
Housing starts (SAAR, thousands of units) December 2017 0.834 -32.470 130.387

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