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 2016 6,985.3 0.0 1.4
      percentage points
Unemployment rate (SA, %) April 2016 7.0 0.2 0.2
Participation rate (SA, %) April 2016 65.4 0.1 0.3
      %
Labour income (SA, $ millions) December 2015 33,955.3 0.4 4.4
Average weekly earnings (SA, $) March 2016 971.42 0.55 0.87
Source: Statistics Canada, CANSIM, tables 277-0001, 277-0002, 281-0039, 281-0063282-0087 and 382-0006.
 
Prices
      %
Consumer price index (2002=100) April 2016 129.6 0.5 2.1
Source: Statistics Canada, CANSIM, table 326-0020.
 
Demand
      %
Retail trade (SA, $ millions) March 2016 15,924.0 -0.8 5.2
Source: Statistics Canada, CANSIM, table 080-0020.
 
Manufacturing
      %
Sales (SA, $ million) March 2016 24,845.4 -1.9 4.7
Source: Statistics Canada, CANSIM, table 304-0015.
 
Residential construction
      %
Building permits (SA, $ million) March 2016 3,004.9 5.4 12.4
Housing starts (SAAR, thousands of units) April 2016 64.710 -27.532 1.949

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