Economic indicators, by province and territory (monthly and quarterly) (Nova Scotia)

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Economic indicators, by province and territory (monthly and quarterly)
(Nova Scotia)
  Most recent period Change from previous period Change from previous year
      %
N.S.  
Labour market  
Employment (SA, thousands) December 2017 454.8 1.3 1.4
      percentage points
Unemployment rate (SA, %) December 2017 8.0 -0.8 -0.3
Participation rate (SA, %) December 2017 62.2 0.3 0.3
      %
Labour income (SA, $ millions) September 2017 1,910.6 -0.2 2.8
Average weekly earnings (SA, $) October 2017 854.27 -1.58 1.53
Source: Statistics Canada, CANSIM, tables 281-0063282-0087 and 382-0006.
 
Prices
      %
Consumer price index (2002=100) November 2017 133.2 0.3 1.8
Source: Statistics Canada, CANSIM, table 326-0020.
 
Demand
      %
Retail trade (SA, $ millions) October 2017 1,333.2 2.3 6.9
Source: Statistics Canada, CANSIM, table 080-0020.
 
Manufacturing
      %
Sales (SA, $ million) November 2017 755.5 2.3 7.8
Source: Statistics Canada, CANSIM, table 304-0015.
 
Residential construction
      %
Building permits (SA, $ million) November 2017 126.7 22.7 -3.4
Housing starts (SAAR, thousands of units) December 2017 3.563 1.481 1.481

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