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) April 2017 7,067.0 0.0 1.2
      percentage points
Unemployment rate (SA, %) April 2017 5.8 -0.6 -1.1
Participation rate (SA, %) April 2017 64.5 -0.4 -0.8
      %
Labour income (SA, $ millions) December 2016 35,939.9 1.5 5.4
Average weekly earnings (SA, $) March 2017 982.21 -0.18 1.31
Source: Statistics Canada, CANSIM, tables 281-0063282-0087 and 382-0006.
 
Prices
      %
Consumer price index (2002=100) April 2017 132.0 0.5 1.9
Source: Statistics Canada, CANSIM, table 326-0020.
 
Demand
      %
Retail trade (SA, $ millions) March 2017 17,783.3 0.9 7.5
Source: Statistics Canada, CANSIM, table 080-0020.
 
Manufacturing
      %
Sales (SA, $ million) March 2017 25,893.3 1.3 5.5
Source: Statistics Canada, CANSIM, table 304-0015.
 
Residential construction
      %
Building permits (SA, $ million) March 2017 3,128.5 3.1 7.7
Housing starts (SAAR, thousands of units) April 2017 73.700 -19.273 11.119

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