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) February 2017 7,079.8 0.1 1.5
      percentage points
Unemployment rate (SA, %) February 2017 6.2 -0.2 -0.5
Participation rate (SA, %) February 2017 65.0 -0.1 -0.2
      %
Labour income (SA, $ millions) December 2016 35,939.9 1.5 5.4
Average weekly earnings (SA, $) December 2016 994.49 1.52 1.64
Source: Statistics Canada, CANSIM, tables 281-0063282-0087 and 382-0006.
 
Prices
      %
Consumer price index (2002=100) February 2017 131.2 0.3 2.3
Source: Statistics Canada, CANSIM, table 326-0020.
 
Demand
      %
Retail trade (SA, $ millions) January 2017 16,557.2 1.7 3.8
Source: Statistics Canada, CANSIM, table 080-0020.
 
Manufacturing
      %
Sales (SA, $ million) January 2017 25,942.2 1.0 -1.1
Source: Statistics Canada, CANSIM, table 304-0015.
 
Residential construction
      %
Building permits (SA, $ million) January 2017 3,274.4 -8.6 27.0
Housing starts (SAAR, thousands of units) February 2017 86.504 -14.443 8.817

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