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) May 2015 6,931.7 0.6 0.8
      percentage points
Unemployment rate (SA, %) May 2015 6.5 -0.3 -0.7
Participation rate (SA, %) May 2015 65.2 0.1 -0.7
      %
Labour income (SA, $ millions) March 2015 33,347.7 1.2 3.8
Average weekly earnings (SA, $) April 2015 965.43 0.20 3.32
Source: Statistics Canada, CANSIM, tables 277-0001, 277-0002, 281-0039, 281-0063282-0087 and 382-0006.
 
Prices
      %
Consumer price index (2002=100) May 2015 127.7 0.6 0.9
Source: Statistics Canada, CANSIM, table 326-0020.
 
Demand
      %
Retail trade (SA, $ millions) April 2015 15,121.0 0.2 3.4
Source: Statistics Canada, CANSIM, table 080-0020.
 
Manufacturing
      %
Sales (SA, $ million) April 2015 23,481.9 -0.4 -0.6
Source: Statistics Canada, CANSIM, table 304-0015.
 
Residential construction
      %
Building permits (SA, $ million) April 2015 3,673.0 49.8 63.7
Housing starts (SAAR, thousands of units) May 2015 84.180 31.287 26.067

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