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) January 2016 6,985.9 0.3 1.5
      percentage points
Unemployment rate (SA, %) January 2016 6.7 0.0 -0.1
Participation rate (SA, %) January 2016 65.4 0.2 0.2
      %
Labour income (SA, $ millions) September 2015 33,432.3 1.0 3.3
Average weekly earnings (SA, $) November 2015 964.86 -0.07 2.63
Source: Statistics Canada, CANSIM, tables 277-0001, 277-0002, 281-0039, 281-0063282-0087 and 382-0006.
 
Prices
      %
Consumer price index (2002=100) December 2015 127.5 -0.3 1.7
Source: Statistics Canada, CANSIM, table 326-0020.
 
Demand
      %
Retail trade (SA, $ millions) November 2015 16,030.2 2.1 5.9
Source: Statistics Canada, CANSIM, table 080-0020.
 
Manufacturing
      %
Sales (SA, $ million) November 2015 24,755.1 1.5 4.9
Source: Statistics Canada, CANSIM, table 304-0015.
 
Residential construction
      %
Building permits (SA, $ million) December 2015 2,723.8 5.7 8.4
Housing starts (SAAR, thousands of units) January 2016 60.114 11.153 0.085

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