Economic indicators, by province and territory (monthly and quarterly) (Ontario)

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Economic indicators, by province and territory (monthly and quarterly)
(Ontario)
  Most recent period Change from previous period Change from previous year
      %
Ont.  
Labour market  
Employment (SA, thousands) August 2017 7,137.4 0.4 2.2
      percentage points
Unemployment rate (SA, %) August 2017 5.7 -0.4 -1.0
Participation rate (SA, %) August 2017 64.6 -0.2 -0.2
      %
Labour income (SA, $ millions) June 2017 36,110.4 1.0 3.8
Average weekly earnings (SA, $) June 2017 989.74 0.45 1.06
Source: Statistics Canada, CANSIM, tables 281-0063282-0087 and 382-0006.
 
Prices
      %
Consumer price index (2002=100) July 2017 131.9 -0.2 1.2
Source: Statistics Canada, CANSIM, table 326-0020.
 
Demand
      %
Retail trade (SA, $ millions) June 2017 17,787.1 -0.7 6.6
Source: Statistics Canada, CANSIM, table 080-0020.
 
Manufacturing
      %
Sales (SA, $ million) July 2017 24,064.0 -6.1 -2.4
Source: Statistics Canada, CANSIM, table 304-0015.
 
Residential construction
      %
Building permits (SA, $ million) July 2017 3,340.0 -3.7 9.2
Housing starts (SAAR, thousands of units) August 2017 95.129 19.925 29.849

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